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News

Heavy rain, high winds toppled trees, knock out power

Oxford and Lafayette County saw 4 to 6 inches of rain this week, combined with high wind gusts that toppled several trees around the area ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Friday, April 12, 2024 3:26 pm

Education

UM undergraduate’s air quality initiative at Central wins award

Dylan Barker, an undergraduate researcher at the University of Mississippi, has been awarded the prestigious Stamps Impact Prize for his innovative initiative aimed at enhancing ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Friday, April 12, 2024 12:03 pm

Business

Owners hope to open Connie’s Chicken in June

Nickle Smith grew up in Tupelo, often enjoying Connie’s Chicken and its famous blueberry donuts. The original restaurant was founded in 1978 by Constantine “Connie” ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Thursday, April 11, 2024 9:54 am

Lifestyle

Oxford wins ‘Best Small College Town’ in USA TODAY Readers’ Choice Awards

Visit Oxford announced Wednesday that Oxford secured the No. 1 spot as the “Best Small College Town” and the No. 4 spot as the “Best ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, April 10, 2024 12:54 pm

Food

Oxford Community Market Spring Kick-Off set for April 16

Every April, Oxford Community Market celebrates the start of the spring growing season with its annual Spring Kick-Off Party at the farmers’ market. Music fills ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, April 10, 2024 12:33 pm

Arts

‘Segundo Muerte’ is love letter to Latin culture

By Alyssa Schnugg Senior reporter In the heart of the scorching Texan landscape, amidst the dusty plains near McAllen, a tale of resilience and pride ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, April 10, 2024 7:20 am

Business

Aldermen discuss getting tough on towing

Public hearing set for April 16 By Alyssa Schnugg Senior reporter The Oxford Board of Aldermen is considering an ordinance amendment that will provide strict ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, April 10, 2024 6:00 am

Business

Three-story building next to Isom House gets OK from planning commission

The Oxford Planning Commission unanimously approved the site plan Monday for a proposed mixed-use building on the corner of N. 11th Street and Jefferson Avenue. ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Tuesday, April 9, 2024 3:01 pm

Lafayette County

Sheriff’s department issues ‘welfare concern’ for local teen

UPDATE: Orianna has been located and is safe, according to the sheriff’s department. The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s help locating ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Tuesday, April 9, 2024 12:33 pm

Lafayette County

Heavy rain, possible thunderstorms continue through Thursday

A Flood Watch remains in effect for heavy rainfall over the next several days. Lafayette County can expect 4-6 inches of rain through Thursday. The ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Tuesday, April 9, 2024 12:12 pm

Featured Photo

Anti-Parking Rocks

Large rocks, apparently placed to keep cars from parking off the pavement, have appeared on the grassy area near the west end of Van Buren ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Tuesday, April 9, 2024 11:32 am

Crime

Bond denied for Como man charged with capital murder of a baby

Bail was denied for the man arrested last week and charged with capital murder in the death of a baby. Matthew Zachary Brown, 23, was ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Monday, April 8, 2024 4:14 pm

Crime

April 8 LCSD, OPD activity reports

Crime reports from April 5-7. Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Monday, April 8, 2024 1:51 pm

Business

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Roundabout Oxford

Community members, business folks and local officials gathered on the rolling hills of what will soon become Roundabout Oxford RV and Water Resort Friday for ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Monday, April 8, 2024 11:00 am

Accidents

OPD, OFD responds to fatal wreck Saturday on Chucky Mullins bridge

The Oxford Police Department and other first responders responded to a fatal wreck Saturday. The one-vehicle wreck occurred around 2:22 p.m. on Highway 6 East ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Monday, April 8, 2024 9:21 am

Business

EDF CEO Ryan Miller speaks at first Coffee & Conversations chamber event

“We get to live here.” If you’ve lived in Oxford long enough, you’ve heard that saying from government officials, business owners and residents. It was ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Monday, April 8, 2024 9:07 am

Healthcare

First opioid summit in state held in Oxford

More than 170 addiction medicine, social services and law enforcement professionals attended the first opioid summit in Mississippi, hosted by Baptist Memorial Health Care Center ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Sunday, April 7, 2024 11:37 am

News

Oxford defeats Horn Lake 13-1

By Adam Brown Sports writer The Oxford Chargers run-ruled the Horn Lake Eagles by the score of 13-1 on Saturday. Oxford (15-8) jumped out early ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Saturday, April 6, 2024 7:19 pm

Arts

More than 1K people attended 2024 Oxford Film Fest

The Oxford Film Festival, held last month on March 21-24, had more than 1,000 people come to watch films of all genres. Most of the ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Friday, April 5, 2024 2:45 pm

Arts

Photos: Thacker Rocks! 

The Thursday night weekly production of the Thacker Mountain Radio Show featured multiple musicians on the Powerhouse stage.   Photos by M. Ben Williams Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Friday, April 5, 2024 1:08 pm

Crime

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrests man in death of infant

On March 22, Lafayette County sheriff’s deputies responded to a call on County Road 520 regarding an unresponsive infant male child. When deputies, EMS and ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Friday, April 5, 2024 12:34 pm

Crime

Shots fire at Lafayette deputy during traffic stop; 3 arrested

Early Friday morning, the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call regarding an alarm at TGC Outdoors on Highway 7. A deputy saw a ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Friday, April 5, 2024 12:03 pm

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