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Alyssa Schnugg, Author at The Oxford Eagle

News

Friends clean up Lamar Park after rain

It’s not unusual for young boys to head outside after a rainstorm to slosh around in mud puddles and frolic in the dirty aftermath of ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Tuesday, June 5, 2018 9:00 am

News

University Avenue Sonic is coming back

When Sonic on University Avenue closed for an undetermined amount of time, the sign promised the popular fast-food venue “would be back.” A new Sonic ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Tuesday, June 5, 2018 8:00 am

News

Mississippi’s Congressional primary Tuesday; polls open at 7 a.m.

Registered voters in Oxford and Lafayette County may vote in the state’s Congressional primary election beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday. Candidates seeking the party nominations ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Monday, June 4, 2018 3:08 pm

News

Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society director resigns

The director of the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society has resigned after 10 months at the shelter. Rumors of Angela Avery’s resignation started to appear on local ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Monday, June 4, 2018 10:45 am

Crime

Home invasion robbery leads to 4 arrests

Four teens face charges of home invasion robbery after allegedly breaking into an apartment Thursday. According to the Oxford Police Department, at 7 p.m. Thursday, ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Monday, June 4, 2018 9:48 am

Crime

Man sent to hospital after fight

An Oxford man was arrested for allegedly beating up a woman and another man on Friday. According to reports, the Oxford Police Department responded to ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Monday, June 4, 2018 9:28 am

News

Oxford’s assets worth almost $230 million; audit shows few deficiencies

While to many, there’s no way to measure the true value of their hometown, on paper Oxford is worth almost $230 million. According to the ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Monday, June 4, 2018 8:21 am

News

Monthly parking meter revenue almost doubles since 2015

Since paid parking hit the downtown Square, parking meters have brought in about 40 percent more revenue than during the first year the meters were ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Monday, June 4, 2018 8:00 am

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News

Oxford can afford parking garage; consultant asked to determine need

While the city of Oxford can afford a downtown parking garage, according to a report by Timothy Haahs and Associates, the debate remains as to ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Sunday, June 3, 2018 6:00 am

News

Drug that reverses effects of opioid overdose now available without a prescription

In a continued effort to curb the opioid epidemic in Mississippi, a drug proven to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose is now available ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Sunday, June 3, 2018 5:00 am

News

NWS says Friday storm dumped 3 inches of rain in 30 minutes in Oxford

A storm that blew through Oxford on Friday afternoon caused flash floods on several streets, a handful of stranded motorists and postponed the opening round ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Saturday, June 2, 2018 11:36 am

Lafayette County

Free family law clinic available for low-income Lafayette County residents

In celebration of June being Access to Justice Month in Mississippi, Thirty free family law clinics are scheduled across the state during June, which is ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Friday, June 1, 2018 9:00 am

News

New camp aims to build relationships; foster interest in law enforcement

The Oxford Police Department is holding its first-ever Youth Law Enforcement Camp this month for teens and young adults ages 14 to 20. According to ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Friday, June 1, 2018 8:00 am

News

Sisk Avenue near the roundabout will be closed to traffic until July 31

For the next two months, the roundabout in front of Oxford High School will be closed to allow contractors to connect the roundabout to Sisk ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Friday, June 1, 2018 6:00 am

News

I-55 closed after truck carrying sulfur overturns

**UPDATE: Southbound and northbound lanes on I-55 are now open, however, the right lane near MM 242 will remain closed until further notice.   The Mississippi ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Thursday, May 31, 2018 3:51 pm

News

OPD’s Ivy named Oxford’s Outstanding Employee of the Year

Oxford Police Capt. Alan Ivy knew and admired the late Virginia H. Chrestman most of his life while growing up in Oxford, which made winning ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Thursday, May 31, 2018 8:00 am

Crime

MDOC: ‘Strickland will not be considered for Earned Release Supervision’

The family of Ole Miss students John and Sarah Wheat, who were killed in 2012 by a man driving under the influence of drugs, have ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, May 30, 2018 8:50 pm

Crime

Bullet found in wall leads to arrest

On April 29, a homeowner filed a report with the Oxford Police Department after finding what appeared to be a bullet hole in the wall ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, May 30, 2018 9:55 am

Crime

26-year-old woman charged with 3rd DUI

An Oxford woman was arrested Saturday for allegedly driving under the influence for the third time in five years. According to the Oxford Police Department, ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, May 30, 2018 9:44 am

Crime

Woman running from deputies tries to hide in OPD bathroom

A woman fleeing from the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department Tuesday tried to avoid being captured by hiding out in the bathroom of the Oxford Police ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, May 30, 2018 9:36 am

News

Oxford holds active shooter training event at local school

The city of Oxford held an active shooter training session Tuesday to make sure schools and first responders know how to react in case the ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, May 30, 2018 8:00 am

Crime

No fatal wrecks in Lafayette County over Memorial Day weekend

The Mississippi Highway Patrol one fatal wreck on state highways during the Memorial Day weekend. The two-vehicle wreck occurred at 12:13 p.m. Monday on MS ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, May 30, 2018 8:00 am

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