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Andy Belt, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Columns

A Yankee’s Farewell (For now)

Since moving to Oxford over a year ago, there’s one question I’m (understandably) always asked: How did a guy from Connecticut wind up here? For ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 9:46 am

Lifestyle

Cuba’s Malpaso Dance Company visiting Ole Miss to share pieces of their culture and art

The Ole Miss Dance program is breaking ground and crossing new boundaries with a study abroad program taking place in Cuba. Next month, dancers from ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Sunday, November 12, 2017 6:00 am

Education

Oxford High School Theatre presenting latest show “The Curious Incident…” starting tonight

The novel “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” by Mark Haddon was acclaimed upon its release in 2003 for its unique story ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Thursday, November 9, 2017 9:21 am

Education

Western Kentucky students visit Oxford to study William Faulkner

An English class from Western Kentucky University got an up close and personal look into the world of an author they’re studying: William Faulkner. And ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 10:33 am

Business

Historic Preservation Commission debates look for Oxford’s downtown parking garage

The new downtown parking garage has already been approved by the Board of Aldermen and the Parking Commission pending the approval of another Oxford board ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Tuesday, November 7, 2017 10:18 am

News

Harvard graduate Jamie Piltch exploring what it means to be an American with Oxford visit

The results and aftermath of the presidential election that took place a year ago revealed that America was perhaps more divided than ever. Dialogues broke ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Monday, November 6, 2017 10:30 am

Education

Sorting brings sense of camaraderie, service to Regents School of Oxford

Sixth grade is always an anticipated event in any young student’s life. You’re no longer in your elementary years and that first time walking through ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Sunday, November 5, 2017 7:08 am

News

Oxford’s Boys and Girls Club inducts members into first Excel Club

The Excel Club is the youth division of the Exchange Club and the organization recently opened an Excel here in Oxford — the nation’s first ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Thursday, November 2, 2017 12:48 pm

Events

Ole Miss to host Women and Entrepreneurship week Nov. 14-17

A new, week-long event is coming to the Ole Miss campus and it looks to promote women in entrepreneurship. From Nov. 14-17, the Career Center ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 10:18 am

Events

Day of the Dead celebration set for Nov. 2 in Oxford

Oxford Treehouse Gallery will be hosting a celebration of life during the traditional Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead. The event will be Thursday, Nov. ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Tuesday, October 31, 2017 10:32 am

Education

Oxford School District makes October ‘Principals Month’

The Oxford School District took time during their monthly meeting on Monday to honor some of the most influential figures in the school system: principals. ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:21 am

News

Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves to speak to Oxford Pachyderm Club

Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves will be stopping by the Oxford Pachyderm Club tomorrow, Oct. 26, during the Republican-affiliated club’s monthly luncheon. Reeves was re-elected in ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:25 am

Lafayette County

Oxford and Lafayette County’s Yoknapatawpha Arts Council wins Arts Award

The Mississippi Arts Commission has awarded the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council with one of its most prestigious prizes. On Monday, it was announced that the YAC ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:01 am

Events

Religion, light and technology come together in Oxford’s new exhibit at The Edison

Misbits Gallery in Oxford is opening an exhibit tonight that explores the crossroads between art, religion and technology. New Jersey-based artist Eric Valosin will be ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Tuesday, October 24, 2017 1:01 pm

Education

Oxford High School students visited by Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, discuss civic responsibility

Oxford High School students got a visit from the Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann on his campaign to promote a program that aims to ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Monday, October 23, 2017 9:53 am

Lafayette County

Census Bureau hiring field representatives in Lafayette County

For those seeking employment, the U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for field representative positions in Lafayette County. According to an email from the Bureau’s ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Sunday, October 22, 2017 7:45 am

Events

Thacker Mountain Radio celebrates 20 years of music, literature and Southern culture

For the past 20 years, the Thacker Mountain Radio Hour has been a staple of Oxford’s cultural heritage. The quintessentially Southern program, which airs each ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Sunday, October 22, 2017 5:46 am

Events

Oxonian Lee Harper bringing the past to life with History Bones

Oxonian Lee Harper’s spooky hobby has turned into an unexpected new profession. Harper is the creator of History Bones, dioramas she crafts using small model ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Friday, October 20, 2017 10:01 am

Events

Oxford’s annual Double Decker art competition now taking submissions

Though the Double Decker Arts Festival isn’t until this spring, planning has already begun for the two-day event which is celebrating 23 years on April ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Tuesday, October 17, 2017 9:43 am

Lifestyle

Ole Miss scientists helping change the way we view the world

The work of three physics professors from the University of Mississippi has changed the way we look at our universe. Katherine Dooley, Marco Cavaglia and ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Sunday, October 15, 2017 6:00 am

News

Oxford Board of Aldermen considering renovation of National Guard armory

The National Guard facility adjacent to the Oxford Conference Center could be getting a facelift soon. Hollis Green, the director of the conference center, came ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Friday, October 13, 2017 10:22 am

Education

Oxford High School Sports Production wins two Student Emmys for ‘The Season’

A trio of students at Oxford High School recently took home awards for their broadcast journalism program that showcases the ins and outs of OHS’ ... Read more

by Andy Belt, Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:16 am

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