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BMX track at mTrade Park to be removed to make way for water treatment plant

The unused BMX trail at mTrade park will soon be removed and turned into a water treatment plant. ...


Memorial service set for couple who perished in Abbeville fire

A memorial service will be held Sunday for the Abbeville couple who died earlier this week when their ...


Feb. 22 law enforcement activity reports

Oxford and Lafayette County crime reports from Feb. 21.  

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Ole Miss falls in home opener against Arkansas State

By Jeff Roberson Ole Miss Athletics Ole Miss hosted Arkansas State for its 2024 baseball home opener Wednesday, ...


Oxford Conference Center brings in $850K in revenue in 2023

The Oxford Conference Center had a good year in 2023 and 2024 is looking bright as well. On ...


OHS tennis beats Grenada in home match

By Bruce Newman Contributor Oxford defeated Grenada 6-1 in a home tennis match Monday. The Chargers’ Kaitlyn Urbanek ...


Former Booneville basketball coach sentenced for child exploitation

A former Booneville High School assistant basketball coach was sentenced Wednesday to serve 10 years in prison following ...


Feb. 21 law enforcement activity reports


Grisham Fellows find UM family during visit

Laurel, Newton high school students meet faculty, staff, students; explore options for college By Edwin Smith University of ...


2024 free parking dates approved

During their meeting on Tuesday evening, the Oxford Board of Aldermen approved the days when there will be ...

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Lafayette County supervisors consider special event permits

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors is considering a new special event permit for events held in the ...


Oxford unable to pursue legislation for Cedar Oaks

The city of Oxford will not pursue the change in Local and Private legislation considered at last night’s ...


Saxophonist Kirk Whalum set to perform at Gertrude Ford Center on Tuesday

Grammy-winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum is coming to the University of Mississippi next week as part of Black History ...


Mayor breaks tie vote to approve resolution to explore Cedar Oaks options

UPDATE from Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill: At 8 a.m. Wednesday, the city clerk received an email from Shane ...


Some things can’t be explained, or can they?

By Steve Stricker Columnist Lent, March 2022, ongoing restoration by a team of 50 scientists of the Church ...


Black History Month: Brave Marine died fighting to the end

By Gene Hays MSgt, USMC (Ret) Vietnam War – U.S. Marine Corps – Medal of Honor – Miguel ...


Bill would establish wild turkey stamp

By Hunter Cloud The Daily Leader Rep. Bill Kinkade introduced legislation Monday to establish the wild turkey stamp ...


Some things never change

By Jan Penton Miller My Papaw, the late William Carroll Palmer, Sr. could strike up a conversation with anyone. ...


PERS casts a long shadow for lawmakers

By Sid Salter Columnist Mississippi Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann recently identified the long-term financial stability of the Mississippi’s ...


No cure for regret at memorial service

By Harold Brummett  Denmark Star Route I have heard it said someone cannot miss what they have not ...