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Chris Kwiecinski, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Lafayette Commodores

All-District soccer team populated by Lafayette girls

Accolades continue to pour in for the Class 5A Mississippi State Champion Lady ‘Dores soccer team. Less than three weeks removed from their first 5A ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:43 am

Board of Supervisors

Supervisors declare state of emergency due to last weekend’s rainstorms

Following the rainstorms that drenched Lafayette County last weekend, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors called an emergency meeting to declare a state of emergency. ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 1:18 pm

OPD

Oxford Police record 2 Oxford resident arrests, including one for allegedly stealing a firearm

Oxford Police have recorded the arrest of a 39-year-old Oxford man by Water Valley Police for allegedly stealing a firearm out of a vehicle at ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 10:33 am

Lafayette County Detention Center

Oxford Police arrest Memphis man for alleged sexual battery

Oxford police have recorded arrests of two residents from outside of Oxford, including one on a charge of sexual battery. OPD took a report on ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 10:19 am

OXFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT

OSD

Howington to be assistant director of OSD curriculum

Oxford School District has tabbed a former principal for multiple Oxford School District schools to be a part of its Curriculum Department’s leadership. Kathy Howington, ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 9:35 am

City of Oxford

Mayor Tannehill lauds officers, community after weekend marches

After a weekend that began with torrential rains and ended with pro-Confederate rally through the city Saturday, Mayor Robyn Tannehill lauded Oxford Police Department for ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Monday, February 25, 2019 5:22 pm

City of Oxford

City and county recover in aftermath of heavy rain storms

After a week that drenched Oxford and Lafayette County with over double-digit inches of rain, the city and county have taken precautionary measures to ensure ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Monday, February 25, 2019 3:16 pm

Confederate-901

Pro-confederate rally marches through Oxford non-violently

After a week of preparation and caution, the rally consisting of two pro-confederate groups marched through Oxford on Saturday afternoon. The Confederate-901 and Hiwaymen neo-Confederate ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Saturday, February 23, 2019 5:24 pm

Ole Miss

Ole Miss AD Ross Bjork backs kneeling Ole Miss players: ‘good for the players’

After eight Ole Miss men’s basketball players knelt during the national anthem prior to playing Georgia Saturday, Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Ross Bjork ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Saturday, February 23, 2019 5:17 pm

Lafayette County

Lafayette County Road Department closing roads due to flooding

Lafayette County residents that take County Road 100, or Highway 314, to get home will have to take a detour. The county road department has ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Friday, February 22, 2019 4:20 pm

flash flood watch

NWS issues flood warning for Tallahatchie River

With continuous rain pouring down on Oxford for most of the week, the National Weather Service has issued a warning to northern and southeastern Lafayette ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Friday, February 22, 2019 10:37 am

Cofield

Chancellor’s House to debut exclusive ‘Cofield Collection’

William Faulkner is one of Oxford’s biggest legends, and the Chancellor’s House will soon exhibit a hand picked gallery of the Nobel Prize Laureate writer. ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Friday, February 22, 2019 10:00 am

Ole Miss

No. 6 Mississippi State dominates in the post to drub Ole Miss at home

A clever game plan, which included forward La’Karis Salter playing point guard at times, kept Ole Miss in striking distance of No. 6 Mississippi State ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Thursday, February 21, 2019 9:05 pm

OPD

Oxford Police arrest 3 non-Oxford residents since beginning of February

Oxford Police have arrested three out-of-town residents since the beginning of February from three surrounding Mississippi cities. Police arrested Olive Branch, Sardis and Batesville residents since ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Tuesday, February 19, 2019 1:56 pm

OPD

OPD arrests 2 Oxford residents for alleged auto burglary and malicious mischief

Oxford Police have arrested two Oxford men – one for alleged auto burglary and another for alleged felony malicious mischief – in a span of ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Tuesday, February 19, 2019 12:42 pm

UM Music

William Grant Still celebration to make UM ‘proud of our own’

When the University of Mississippi debuts its Black History Month concert Tuesday evening, it’ll be more than just a celebration of the composer. Dr. George ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Tuesday, February 19, 2019 9:36 am

OPD

Oxford Police investigating weapons stolen from local pawn shop

The Oxford Police Department is investigating a robbery where a burglar stole weapons from a local pawn shop off North Lamar Boulevard over the weekend. ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Monday, February 18, 2019 2:53 pm

OPD

Oxford Police see double-digit decline in arrests

Oxford Police saw a decline in arrests over the past week, dipping below 40 arrests for the first time in two weeks. OPD made 31 ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Monday, February 18, 2019 10:15 am

Ole Miss

Ole Miss baseball can’t complete the comeback in loss to Wright State

A day after amassing only one run on Friday, Wright State scored nine times that number against Ole Miss on Saturday afternoon. Wright State tagged ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Saturday, February 16, 2019 3:41 pm

Lafayette County

Lafayette County left off from funding due to lack of ‘serious issues’

The Mississippi Transportation Commission approved road and bridge projects for 70 of 82 counties in Mississippi on January 22nd, however Lafayette County was not included. ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Saturday, February 16, 2019 2:33 pm

'Dores

Lafayette bowling wins MHSAA bowling championship

Make that two weeks, and two state titles for Lafayette High. LHS won the MHSAA bowling championship on Friday, giving the school its first bowling title ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Friday, February 15, 2019 4:41 pm

Ole Miss athletics

With a goal in mind, the lady rebels take on the back end of SEC play

Before the South Carolina game, Ole Miss women’s basketball coach Yolette McPhee-McCuin wanted to talk about a long-term goal with her team this season. Ole ... Read more

by Chris Kwiecinski, Friday, February 15, 2019 4:18 pm

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