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Ana Martinez, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Lafayette County

Census deadline shortened by one month

The United States Census Bureau made an announcement that they would be shortening the census deadline by one month on Monday, Aug. 3. The census ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:26 am

Education

Ole Miss student completes summer internship online

College students across the world have had to change their summer plans due to COVID-19. This is especially true for James Hirsch, who spent his ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:46 am

Elections

Board of Supervisors approve additional funding for Election Day

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved a request from the Election Commission for additional funding for Election Day. The Board approved the spending of ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:27 pm

News

Former Oxford Mayor Richard Howorth removed from Tennessee Valley Authority Board

Former Oxford Mayor Richard Howorth has been removed from the Tennessee Valley Authority board along with TVA chair Skip Thompson. The news came Monday after ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:45 pm

News

Senator Hyde-Smith advocated for emergency training programs

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has advocated for the release of coronavirus emergency funding that is intended to support physician training programs, which can be used ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Monday, August 3, 2020 2:52 pm

Crime

Lafayette County man arrested for weapon possession by felon

A Lafayette County man was arrested for weapon possession by felon on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested Floyd ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Monday, August 3, 2020 2:48 pm

News

Lafayette Man arrested on Hwy 6 for possession of weapon by a felon

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man for possession of a weapon by a felon. Investigators of the Lafayette  County Sheriff’s Department arrested Isaiah Moody ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Monday, August 3, 2020 2:42 pm

News

Mildred Tidwell Jarrett Obituary

Mildred Tidwell Jarrett, 92, died Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley, Miss.  The funeral service was held Sunday, August ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Monday, August 3, 2020 10:20 am

Education

UM Panhellenic Council’s 2020 recruitment to be held virtually for first three days.

The University of Mississippi’s College Panhellenic has released its revised plan for the 2020 recruitment schedule. Four of the five rounds will be held virtually, ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Friday, July 31, 2020 2:07 pm

Education

Magnolia Montessori School adding a new classroom for upcoming school year

Magnolia Montessori School is reopening for the school year with new vacancies and new policies. Magnolia Montessori School has vacancies for children ages 18 months ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:04 pm

Lafayette County

Student Housing plans for Move-In day

The months leading up to the school year are normally very busy this time of year, but this year will prove to be even busier ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:48 pm

News

Baptist Hospital-North Mississippi receives award from American Heart Association

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi received the Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold plus Quality Achievement Award. The award was granted to Baptist North Mississippi by the ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:59 pm

News

Mississippi has the most sustainable credit card debt

The state of Mississippi has the most sustainable credit card debt with a median credit card balance of $2,287.  WalletHub looked at data from TransUnion, ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:36 pm

Business

Common Ground Coffee bridges gaps and breaks down barriers

A new coffee bar was added to Oxford’s constantly evolving list of new places to visit. Common Ground Coffee Bar, which opened on Saturday, July ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:31 pm

Crime

OPD respond to sexual assault on Old Taylor Road

Oxford Police Department responded to a sexual assault report at the 2100 block of Old Taylor Road on Saturday, July 25. Investigators were called to ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:46 am

Business

Oxford Dairy Queen to open next week

Residents of Oxford will soon be able to enjoy frozen treats from Dairy Queen starting at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 3. The new Dairy ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Monday, July 27, 2020 3:36 pm

Lafayette County

Water Valley man succumbs to injuries from one-vehicle accident on CR 376

Deputies of the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department were called out to County Road 376 for a one-vehicle accident on Saturday, July 25 at 3:58 p.m. ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Monday, July 27, 2020 1:58 pm

Lafayette County

Reeves reveals appointments for state flag commission

All nine members of the Mississippi State Flag Commission have been revealed following Governor Tate Reeves’ announcement on Friday. The governor revealed the three members ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Monday, July 27, 2020 1:57 pm

News

Local author Ellen Meacham talks about her book “Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi” and similarities today

University of Mississippi professor Ellen Meacham spoke at the Mississippi Library Commission Lunch Lecture series about her book Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi. ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Monday, July 27, 2020 8:15 am

Business

Ajax reopens for carry out, online ordering

Oxford staple Ajax Diner reopened for carry out. “We hope to be open for delivery and dine-in in the next few weeks,” owner Randy Yates ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Friday, July 24, 2020 3:01 pm

Crime

OPD “Behind the Badge” introduces police officers to the community

The Oxford Police Department released the first episode of a video series titled “Behind the Badge” this week. Behind the Badge is a new video ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Friday, July 24, 2020 10:49 am

News

Local author Ace Atkins gets book turned into HBO series

The Quinn Colson series by Oxford author Ace Atkins is being developed into a TV show on HBO. The books are about Colson, who is ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, July 23, 2020 10:44 am

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