Alyssa Schnugg, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Garden/Outdoors

Ole Miss grad spent four years helping to address food insecurity

As a freshman in 2020 at the University of Mississippi, Jackson McArthur decided he wanted to do some volunteer work. Being impressed with the Oxford ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Friday, May 17, 2024 12:32 pm

Lafayette County

Internet outage caused by a ‘series of unfortunate events’

NE SPARC fiber internet customers lost their internet Wednesday night for several hours due to a “series of unfortunate events.” According to officials, much like ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Thursday, May 16, 2024 3:31 pm

Education

Magician, puppeteer to perform at library this summer

First Regional Library is planning to add a little magic to the fun at the library this summer with FINDERS KEEPERS, featuring magic, puppets, fun ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Thursday, May 16, 2024 1:32 pm

Lifestyle

‘No matter what’ Florida attorney returns to Ole Miss to marry

“No matter what,” has been Joshua Horton’s mantra that he says has helped him overcome many hurdles in life, and this Sunday, he will say ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Thursday, May 16, 2024 12:38 pm

News

Family of slain 4-year-old old asks for help to keep killer in prison

Almost exactly 39 years since the late Bobby Freeman and Debi Freeman’s 4-year-old son was shot and killed, his murderer will be going up before ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 4:47 pm

Education

Lafayette high school seniors walk the stage Thursday

Thursday will mark the culmination of 12+ years of hard work for 221 Lafayette High School seniors who are ready to toss their caps high ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 12:02 pm

News

Oxford Utilities proposes $25.5M budget

The Oxford Board of Aldermen reviewed the Oxford Utilities $25.5M budget last week for the Fiscal Year 2025 with OU-ED General Manager Rob Neely. The ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 10:04 am

News

City pool gets variance

The Oxford Planning Commission this week approved a variance request from the city’s landscaping ordinance for the new city pool. The pool is about 50 ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 9:56 am

News

Plans to fix up parking lot move forward

The parking lot behind City Grocery is getting spruced up. Last week, the Courthouse Historic Preservation Commission approved plans for the parking lot that include ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Tuesday, May 14, 2024 11:15 am

News

Oxford Utilities will soon have a new text message service for customers

Oxford Utility customers will soon be able to receive important information via text message. Currently, Oxford Utilities communicates with most of its customer base when ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Monday, May 13, 2024 9:00 am

Lafayette County

Oxford falls to Hernando in first game of the 7A North Half

By Adam Brown Sports writer  The Oxford Chargers dropped a hard-fought loss to the Hernando Tigers 2-1 on Friday in the first game of the ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Saturday, May 11, 2024 12:02 pm

Lafayette County

Lafayette defeated New Hope 10-7 to open the 5A North Half

By Adam Brown  Sports writer  The Lafayette Commodores defeated New Hope 10-7 on Friday in the first game of the 5A North Half Championship. Lafayette got on ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Saturday, May 11, 2024 11:56 am

Crime

Crime reports from OPD, LCSO from Thursday

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by Alyssa Schnugg, Friday, May 10, 2024 3:10 pm

Education

UMMC seeks African American participants in world’s largest autism research study

By Annie Oeth UMMC communications Researchers in SPARK can’t advance the understanding of autism if a broad cohort of families isn’t included. The world’s largest study of ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Friday, May 10, 2024 10:53 am

News

Williams casts historic line as first African-American inducted into Bass Fishing Hall of Fame

Charity Muehlenweg Major League Fishing   It’s early summer of 1953, and Saturday mornings can’t come fast enough for Alfred Williams. Every Saturday morning, 6-year-old ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Thursday, May 9, 2024 3:53 pm

News

Plans to fix up parking lot move forward

The parking lot behind City Grocery is getting spruced up. On Monday, the Courthouse Historic Preservation Commission approved plans for the parking lot that include ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Thursday, May 9, 2024 3:09 pm

Lafayette County

Church daycare worker delivers baby on the job

By Davis Coen Local daycare employee Santerrica Clay had celebrated her birthday, and lost her best friend during the week leading up to Thursday, April ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Thursday, May 9, 2024 11:37 am

News

City of Oxford ends predatory vehicle towing

The city of Oxford is putting a stop to predatory vehicle towing practices in Oxford with the passage of a new ordinance. During a public ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Thursday, May 9, 2024 10:15 am

News

Board gives mayor authority to continue talks with guild about Cedar Oaks’ future

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to allow Mayor Robyn Tannehill to continue discussions with the Cedar Oak Guild regarding possibly transferring the history ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, May 8, 2024 3:47 pm

Lafayette County

Lafayette County property owner has 30 days to clean up tires, vehicles

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors gave a property owner 30 days to clean up their land or face legal consequences. On Monday, the Board ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, May 8, 2024 9:32 am

Business

Old Two Stick building to be demolished

The Oxford Courthouse Square Historic Preservation Commission approved a request Monday from First Presbyterian Church to demolish a warehouse that has been the home to ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, May 8, 2024 7:48 am

Arts

Seafood Queen: Sola chef first woman to win state seafood competition

Chef Erika Lipe, owner of Sola Oxford, was named the winner of the Mississippi Seafood Cookoff in Gulfport on Friday, becoming the first-ever Queen of ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, May 8, 2024 6:00 am

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