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Anna Guizerix, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Opinion

OUR VIEW: Free Diapers, Period Products a remarkable Service to Community 

CASA of Lafayette County and Mid-South Food Bank are partnering to give away some of the most essential products in life, for free, this Wednesday.   ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:00 pm

Crime

Man arrested for stealing car while owner was inside store

A Hernando man was arrested for stealing a car over the weekend – while the car’s owner was inside a convenience store. On April 11 ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:07 am

Crime

Oxford man arrested after soliciting minor in CPS custody

An Oxford man was arrested after he got caught requesting sexual favors from a child in custody of Child Protective Services. The minor, who was ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:03 am

Crime

Two arrested for prostitution of minor after shooting at Oxford Super 8

A recent call reporting shots fired near the Super 8 Hotel in Oxford led to two individuals being arrested for prostitution of a minor. On ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 9:58 am

Crime

Child predator investigation leads to arrest of Olive Branch man

An Olive Branch man is behind bars following an undercover operation by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. On April 6, Investigators with the Lafayette County ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, April 8, 2021 9:03 pm

Crime

Oxford woman arrested after newborn tests positive for amphetamines

An Oxford woman was arrested after an infant in her care tested positive for drugs. On March 8th, 2021, an Oxford Police Department investigator was ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:06 am

Columns

OPINION: Mississippi’s vaccination reality defies national narrative

While criticism abounds for Governor Tate Reeves’ approach to handling the coronavirus pandemic, one major win is certainly Mississippi’s rollout of coronavirus vaccines to its ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, April 3, 2021 8:00 am

News

Oxford Animal Shelter transitioning to ‘Animal Resource Center’

More changes are coming to the Oxford animal shelter in the form of revamped terminology and refocusing their mission.  During a special meeting on Wednesday, the ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, April 2, 2021 3:33 pm

Lafayette County

MSDH releases updated guidance for worship services ahead of Easter

The Mississippi State Department of Health this week issued updated guidance on safer faith-based gatherings and worship services, but many churches in Oxford have already ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:00 am

News

‘We have learned a lot’: Oxford Aldermen back out of animal shelter consulting contract, hire Team Shelter USA

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted to head in a different direction regarding the next steps for the city’s animal shelter during a special-called meeting ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 6:19 pm

Lafayette County

Okolona man charged with sale of stolen firearm

An Okolona man was arrested by investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department on March 22. Isaiah Moore, 24 of Okolona, was involved in the ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:06 am

Lafayette County

700 coronavirus vaccines available at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi has 700 doses of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine to distribute to its employees and the LOU Community. The vaccines will be ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, March 22, 2021 10:12 am

Crime

Suspects identified in shooting at Archive Apartments

Two suspects have been identified following a shooting that took place at The Archive apartment complex on Thursday. At approximately 2:09 p.m. on March 18, ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, March 19, 2021 3:04 pm

Lafayette County

Animal Rescue Corps transports remaining animals from Oxford Animal Shelter

National nonprofit Animal Rescue Corps and the city of Oxford are collaborating together this week to safely and efficiently relocate 45 animals after the city’s ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 1:26 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Mississippi opening Coronavirus vaccine appointments to all approved residents

All Mississippi residents who are of age to receive the coronavirus vaccine will be able to sign up for a slot beginning tomorrow, March 16. ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, March 15, 2021 11:55 am

Opinion

OUR VIEW: Animal Shelter in danger of history repeating itself

Oxford is getting out of the animal shelter business after the third-party organization running the facility failed to meet appropriate standards of care – stop ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 8:00 am

Crime

Oxford man arrested for felony DUI

An Oxford man was charged with DUI 4th after running a red light on University Avenue.  On March 6, Robert Hawks, 44, was stopped by the Oxford ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:11 pm

Lafayette County

Oxford Animal Shelter “Going to close down, at least temporarily”

Oxford will soon be without an animal shelter for the foreseeable future. During the monthly board meeting of Mississippi Critterz, City liaison and Alderman Janice ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, March 8, 2021 8:37 pm

Opinion

EDITORIAL: Pray for the Ellington Family

The LOU Community is left reeling by the sudden and tragic deaths of Matt, Evangeline and Lincoln Ellington on Thursday and Friday. From the time ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:00 am

Lafayette County

Mississippi Critterz Executive Director resigns, Board Member removed during emergency meeting

Following the City of Oxford’s decision to put an immediate halt on accepting animal surrenders, two leaders at Mississippi Critterz are no longer in their ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:17 pm

News

North Mississippi Farmers endure great challenges following winter storms

By Mackenzie Taylor | EAGLE Contributor With recent below-freezing temperatures and several inches of snow, Mississippi farmers were faced with a lot of uncertainty and ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 8:00 am

Opinion

OUR VIEW: Is lifting executive orders a premature decision?

Editor’s note: The editorial below has been altered following recent events and differs from the version printed in the Wednesday, March 3, 2021 newspaper. Governor ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 8:00 am

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