Ben Fugler, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Business

Oxford Enterprise Center strives to boost economic development

The Oxford Enterprise Center, located at 9 Industrial Park Dr., serves as a hub for start-up businesses in the Oxford-Lafayette community. The building is approximately ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Tuesday, October 4, 2022 3:00 pm

News

Courthouse Square Historic Preservation Commission approves YAC shed demolition

The Courthouse Square Historic Preservation Commission approved a motion to demolish the storage shed adjacent to the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council’s main building on South 14th ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Tuesday, October 4, 2022 9:00 am

Events

One Night Stand art show returns to Ole Miss Motel Oct. 22

On Oct. 22, 12 artists will transform rooms at the Ole Miss Motel into their own art gallery from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. As ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Monday, October 3, 2022 12:00 pm

Business

Brown Family Dairy will cease milk processing, meat market to remain open

According to a post on their Facebook page, Brown Family Dairy will be closing on Sept. 23. Brown Family Dairy has produced and processed milk ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Wednesday, September 21, 2022 5:00 pm

Events

Good Neighbor Day to be celebrated on Sept. 28 with events at City Hall

The Board of Aldermen adopted a resolution declaring Good Neighbor Day on Sept. 28. The city will start its celebration with free biscuits in front ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Wednesday, September 21, 2022 3:00 pm

News

Portion of South 9th Street to be renamed Smallwood Drive

A portion of South 9th Street in Oxford will be renamed to Smallwood Drive after a unanimous vote by the Board of Aldermen on Sept. ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Wednesday, September 21, 2022 1:00 pm

Events

City of Oxford to recognize James Meredith Day on Oct. 1

The Board of Aldermen adopted a resolution to recognize Oct. 1 as James Meredith day in Oxford. The holiday will recognize and memorialize the day ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Wednesday, September 21, 2022 11:00 am

Business

Medical cannabis businesses working together to provide relief

Mississippi’s first medical cannabis patient seminar was held at the Hampton Inn at the Oxford Conference center on Sept. 19. The seminar provided educational resources ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Tuesday, September 20, 2022 2:00 pm

Education

Regents School student awarded academic honors

Regents School of Oxford announced that National Merit Semifinalist Sydney Fuller has also received the National Rural and Small Town Award. Sydney Fuller excelled in ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Wednesday, September 14, 2022 1:00 pm

Lafayette County

Materials delayed for construction in Punkin Water project

The City of Oxford is experiencing supply chain construction delays related to the connection of Punkin Water customers to the city. The contract for the ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Wednesday, September 14, 2022 12:00 pm

Education

Regents School presents plans for new College Hill facility

The Regents School of Oxford presented plans and renderings of a new school facility on College Hill Road to students and parents on Tuesday night. ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Wednesday, September 14, 2022 11:00 am

News

Ole Miss Wesley Foundation proposes new facilities, living quarters

Ole Miss Wesley Foundation filed a request to the Oxford Planning Commission for a special exception for use of their property located on West Jackson ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 4:30 pm

Events

Nonprofits raise money with gameday parking at Chamber of Commerce

The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce has auctioned off their back parking lot to non-profit organizations to raise money during Ole Miss home football games. ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 3:30 pm

Business

Conference Center to host free medical cannabis information event Sept. 19

The Mississippi Cannabis Patients Alliance will be hosting a free informational event at the Oxford Conference Center on Monday, Sept. 19, from 4-7 p.m. The ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 4:00 pm

News

Portion of Chickasaw Road to close for new roundabout

The Board of Aldermen approved  an extended closure of Chickasaw Road, between Cincinnatus Blvd. and Christman Drive, for the construction of a roundabout on the ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 1:30 pm

Events

Routes approved for upcoming slate of parades in Oxford

The Board of Aldermen approved parade routes for upcoming Homecoming, National Good Neighbor Day, Buddy Walk, and Ole Miss ROTC 9/11 Memorial Run. The Ole ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 12:00 pm

Events

You are what you eat: physician and chefs partner for anatomy inspired cuisine event

Jonathan Reisman is a physician and author from Philadelphia, PA, who teams with local chefs around the country to host dinners where the menu includes ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 11:00 am

News

OPD Lieutenant named new Emergency Management Director

The Board of Aldermen announced the hiring of a new Emergency Management Director for Oxford. Lt. Shane Fortner is a graduate of the University of ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 10:22 am

Events

Jan Tranum to show watercolor paintings at Water Valley art gallery

The Gallery in the Green Room, Water Valley’s home art gallery, will begin its showing of the watercolor paintings of Jan Tranum on Sept. 24. ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Tuesday, September 6, 2022 4:00 pm

News

Ole Miss campus dining workers share concerns with workplace conditions

On Labor Day, an anonymous group of Aramark workers on the University of Mississippi campus shared a letter to students alleging extreme understaffing, grossly insufficient ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Tuesday, September 6, 2022 1:08 pm

News

Oxford Board of Aldermen to meet on Sept. 6 

The Oxford Board of Aldermen will meet on Sept. 6 at 5 p.m. to approve appointments, hiring, and travel requests, and to consider resolutions. The ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Tuesday, September 6, 2022 12:30 pm

Elections

Voter registration underway for upcoming election

The general election for Judge in the new Lafayette County Court will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 8, with a possible runoff election on Tuesday, ... Read more

by Ben Fugler, Wednesday, August 31, 2022 5:00 pm

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