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Anna Guizerix, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Opinion

OPINION: Reeves’ grave mistake in vaccine rollout

Following this week’s debacle with Mississippi’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout, it would appear that Governor Tate Reeves missed the mark.  On Wednesday, Reeves announced that Mississippi ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, January 16, 2021 8:00 am

Crime

Opioid overdoses on the rise, says Lafayette County Metro Narcotics

A trend of increased opioid overdoses in 2020 has continued into the new year, according to a statement released by the Lafayette County Metro Narcotics ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, January 15, 2021 11:46 am

Events

Oxford’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations go socially distant in 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will look different than in years past, but the LOU Community is still finding ways to honor the memory of ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, January 15, 2021 11:22 am

Crime

Armed and dangerous Lafayette County man wanted in Panola County

Panola County Sheriff’s deputies, with help from several other agencies, are searching for a Lafayette County man in connection to multiple crimes. Anthony Sims, Sr., ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, January 15, 2021 9:22 am

Opinion

OUR VIEW: A photo opportunity does not equal complicity

The United States Capitol Building was laid under siege one week ago today in a riot that left five people dead and many Americans in ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 8:00 am

Opinion

OPINION: Loss of Original McAlister’s another fading piece of Oxford’s history

When I first learned of the new McAlister’s that was constructed on West Jackson Avenue, I was thrilled; however, that excitement has faded to disappointment.  ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, January 9, 2021 8:00 am

News

Property Transfers Dec. 28, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021

Property transfers between December 28 – January 1, 2021 recorded with Chancery Court for zip code 38655 – Oxford, MS 1157 E Wellsgate Dr: Mortgage ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, January 8, 2021 9:48 am

Opinion

OUR VIEW: Reeves using deceptive strategy for public vaccine rollout

When news of the COVID-19 vaccine’s upcoming availability to Mississippians over age 65 broke on Monday, many people rejoiced, seeing a light at the end ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:00 am

News

Gov. Reeves: COVID-19 Vaccine available to Mississippians 75 and older next week

The coronavirus vaccine will be available to Mississippians age 75 and older beginning next week, Gov. Tate Reeves announced in a press conference on Jan. ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, January 4, 2021 5:18 pm

Crime

Lafayette County couple arrested for trafficking methamphetamine, domestic violence

A domestic dispute in Lafayette County led to the arrest of two individuals and the confiscation of several ounces of methamphetamine. On Dec. 26, the ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:15 pm

Lafayette County

Nolan Mettetal, former Mississippi Legislator, dies of COVID-19

Retired Mississippi legislator Nolan Mettetal died Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 at the age of 75. Condolences and tributes circulated throughout Lafayette County, and further, when ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, December 28, 2020 5:28 pm

Crime

7th Highland Square Homicide suspect turns himself in, 8th suspect at-large

UPDATE 4:30 p.m. Dec. 11, 2020: Caryale Dogan has turned himself in, according to OPD’s social media. An additional arrest has been made in the ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, December 11, 2020 12:48 pm

Crime

County Crime Briefs: Felon in Possession, Grand Larceny, Commercial Burglary

Lafayette County man arrested for possession of weapon by a felon A Lafayette County man was arrested on Dec. 4 for being a felon in ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, December 11, 2020 10:57 am

Crime

Oxford Police release body cam footage, information in Officer-Involved Shooting

A standoff at The Mark Condominiums in Oxford ended Wednesday night in an officer-involved shooting. On Thursday afternoon, Oxford Police Chief Jeff McCutchen released a ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:17 pm

Crime

Standoff ends with shots fired at The Mark Condominiums

UPDATED Thursday, Dec. 10 at 12:35 a.m.– A standoff at The Mark Condominiums in Oxford ended Wednesday night in an officer-involved shooting. Officers with the ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, December 9, 2020 11:47 pm

Crime

Active Standoff at the Mark Condominiums

UPDATE 11:45 p.m.: The standoff situation has ended with shots fired. Click here to read more. An active standoff is taking place Wednesday night on ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, December 9, 2020 9:05 pm

Opinion

OUR VIEW: Lynching victims innocent until proven guilty

The conversation surrounding lynching victims in Lafayette County has been ongoing for years, but this week advocates for a memorial plaque and county supervisors were ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:00 am

Opinion

Santa Claus is Still Coming to Town

By Kris Kringle | Guest Columnist   Ho, Ho, Ho from the Man in the Red Suit himself!  It’s come to my attention that boys and ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, December 5, 2020 8:00 am

Lafayette County

Lafayette County man killed in collision on Highway 7, near Highway 30 overpass

A two-vehicle wreck on Monday left one man dead. At approximately 5:26 p.m. that day, the Oxford Police Department, responded to MS Highway 7 North, ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 3:23 pm

Lafayette County

8-week-old infant dies at Mother Goose of Oxford

Tragedy struck a daycare center this week, leading the state health department to step in and temporarily shut down a portion of Mother Goose of ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, November 19, 2020 2:12 pm

Crime

Three arrested for enticing a child after undercover investigation by Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department

Three men have been arrested by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department following an undercover operation targeting child predators. The investigation began on Nov. 2. Cory ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 3:43 pm

Crime

Oxford man arrested for being Peeping Tom

An Oxford man was arrested after allegedly filming his neighbor through a bedroom wall. On Nov. 6 at 9:22 p.m., officers with the Oxford Police ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:36 am

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