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Lafayette County

Group honors 1893 Lafayette County lynching victim

A group of around 40 people gathered in Banner, Miss., over the weekend to honor the memory of a man lynched in Lafayette County.   ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:03 pm

News

City of Oxford Unveils Plans for New $1 Million Animal Resource Center

After months of restructuring following widespread criticism of Oxford’s animal shelter, Mayor Robyn Tannehill and consultant Dr. Sarah Pizano revealed plans for the new Animal ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, April 23, 2021 12:19 pm

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Oxford finishes perfect, knocks off Tupelo for region crown

In what has been a bizarre year in Class 6A North, one thing has remained constant: the Oxford Chargers winning football games and controlling what ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, November 6, 2020 11:43 pm

Lafayette Sports

Commodores avoid upset, prevail over Columbus

For the first time in over a month, the Lafayette Commodores were tested. In a second half that featured four lead changes, they simply refused ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 30, 2020 11:30 pm

Newsletter

Chargers suffocate Olive Branch, remain unbeaten

The Oxford Chargers continue to show they belong in Class 6A with another playoff berth clinched. The Chargers (7-0) snuffed out the triple option and ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 23, 2020 9:52 pm

Lafayette County

CASA of Lafayette County impacted by pandemic

Founding executive director for CASA of Lafayette County Erin Smith approached the Lafayette County Board of Directors during their Monday meeting, requesting funding for the ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 23, 2020 1:24 pm

Lafayette County

Supervisors discuss litigation against J&J Wholesalers

Another public hearing was held concerning J&J Wholesalers at Monday’s Lafayette County of Board of Supervisors meeting.   J&J Wholesalers and its businessowner, Brian Jones, are being ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 23, 2020 1:22 pm

Lafayette Sports

Dores cruise through Saltillo in region play

SALTILLO — Just like last week, it took a while before the Lafayette Commodores could really get comfortable with their lead. Also last week, second ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 16, 2020 9:39 pm

Sports

Water Valley rallies back to stay perfect in region play

By Jacob Palmer WATER VALLEY- The second game of division play came a little earlier than expected for Water Valley and Independence this week as ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 9, 2020 10:50 am

Newsletter

Young Blue Devils stay scrappy in gritty win over Byhalia

By Jacob Palmer BYHALIA- The real season started for Water Valley tonight as the Blue Devils opened up Region 2-3A play against the Byhalia Indians. ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:00 am

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Oxford puts away Lewisburg for Homecoming win

By Jared Redding No miraculous comebacks were needed this week. The No. 10 ranked Oxford Chargers took care of business on homecoming night, defeating the ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:00 am

Lafayette Sports

Lafayette falls to West Point in Region 1-5A opener

By Jared Redding WEST POINT — For the fifth time in three seasons, Lafayette had a team capable of knocking off Class 5A’s gold standard. ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:00 am

Sports

Water Valley takes tough blow from Winona

By Jacob Palmer WATER VALLEY- A young Water Valley showed growing pains last week against Calhoun City and were looking to bounce back on homecoming ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:00 am

Lafayette Sports

Lafayette upends Mooreville to cap off non-region play

By Jared Redding MOOREVILLE — Without Tyrus Williams in the lineup in the first half, the Lafayette didn’t miss a beat, even when he was ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, September 19, 2020 9:39 am

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Young Blue Devils roll past Bruce in 45-0 win

By Jacob Palmer BRUCE- Water Valley’s season opener was delayed a week, but the 2020 high school football season for the Blue Devils has finally ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, September 12, 2020 8:00 am

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Chargers fight off Grenada in season opener

By Jared Redding GRENADA  — It wasn’t always easy, but the Oxford Chargers figured out a few key questions to begin 2020. The Chargers began ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, September 5, 2020 8:00 am

Ole Miss athletics

Cross Country and Track clean up at 2020 Rebels’ Choice Awards

Despite not being able to meet in person, Ole Miss Athletics celebrated another year of high achievement through a virtual iteration of the 2020 Rebels’ ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:45 pm

Business

Grassroots efforts aid service industry workers in the LOU

By Anna Margaret Foster | Special to the EAGLE  As the COVID-19 virus rapidly spreads, individuals across the world have seen their lives flipped upside ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, April 4, 2020 8:00 am

News

Shelter-in-place still allows for cautious use of City’s walking trails

In light of the statewide “shelter-in-place” order made by Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves during a press briefing on Wednesday, which went into effect Friday at ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, April 4, 2020 8:00 am

Education

Local School Districts Face New Challenges in Response to COVID-19

In the first few months of 2020, COVID-19 has successfully disrupted the world. As businesses are closing and more people begin working from home, one ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 9:00 am

News

Upcoming church expansion leads to changes in parking

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church plans to expand their church this summer, in correlation with other plans the City has to change nearby on-street parking.   During ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:30 am

Ole Miss Baseball

Rebels cruise to midweek victory over Memphis

The  Ole Miss baseball team took care of business in Tuesday night’s win over Memphis, winning 8-1 behind strong pitching, timely hits and good base ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:26 pm

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