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Anna Guizerix, Author at The Oxford Eagle

News

Looking Ahead: Thank you, LOU Community

I am thankful for the Oxford Eagle. When I first joined the staff as a secondary news reporter, they looked beyond the 22-year-old kid I ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, May 14, 2021 11:18 am

Opinion

OUR VIEW: Confederate Heritage Month a relic of the past

Another April has come and gone, and with it the usual outcry over Confederate Heritage Month. Again, as usual, state leaders thumb their noses at ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:00 am

Lafayette County

Traffic Alert: Signals out on Highway 6

UPDATE 2:29 p.m.: All traffic signals on Highway 6 are working, except for the Buddy East Parkway intersection. All traffic signals along Highway 6 in ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 2:28 pm

Business

Oxford Newsmedia Office moves to West Oxford Loop

Oxford Newsmedia, LLC has found a new home in the Parkway Center on West Oxford Loop. Previously located on Skyline Drive off of Highway 30, ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, April 30, 2021 4:49 pm

Crime

Oxford man arrested for attempted break-in at Lafayette County Courthouse

An Oxford man was arrested this week for attempted commercial burglary. John Langan, 22, was taken into custody on April 29 after investigators with the ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, April 30, 2021 11:05 am

Crime

Oxford man arrested for credit card fraud

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man for making several online purchases using a debit card that did not belong to him. William “Billy” ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, April 30, 2021 10:56 am

Columns

OPINION: Heaven has no capacity limit

As conditions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic improve, particularly in Lafayette County, conversations must take place regarding the relaxation of some mandates. Last Sunday morning, my ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Saturday, April 24, 2021 8:00 am

Events

President Barack Obama Virtually Visits Square Books for Independent Bookstore Day

A former President of the United States visited Square Books – virtually – this week.  Independent Bookstore Day, celebrated on April 24 this year, is ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, April 23, 2021 11:05 am

News

Oxford Middle School student dies by suicide

A student at Oxford Middle School died over the weekend as a result of suicide, the school district announced Monday. The body of seventh-grader Alyssah ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Monday, April 19, 2021 3:47 pm

Crime

Oxford man arrested for Commercial Burglary

An Oxford man was arrested by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department on April 15, after allegedly breaking into a storage unit. Investigators with the Lafayette ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:05 pm

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

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