Oxford Eagle Contributors, Author at The Oxford Eagle

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Oxford upended by Madison Central, miss out on region title

By Jared Redding MADISON — With a region title at stake Thursday night, very little went right for Oxford and they’ll have to remain road ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Thursday, November 4, 2021 10:42 pm

Lafayette Sports

Lafayette dominates Greenville for fifth straight win

By Jared Redding From the opening kickoff, it was evident that the Lafayette Commodores were more physical, quicker and simply better than the opposition. Trikyus ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 29, 2021 10:51 pm

Lafayette Sports

Lafayette scores 21 unanswered to knock off Cleveland Central

By Jared Redding CLEVELAND — The banged up Lafayette Commodores went into the locker room after failing to stop a large Cleveland Central offense on ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, October 23, 2021 7:31 am

Newsletter

Oxford volleyball sweeps Madison Central to advance Class 6A state title match

By Jared Redding With their backs seemingly against the wall early, the Oxford Lady Chargers volleyball team simply refused to fold. As a result, they ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 9:19 pm

Newsletter

Oxford drops key region game at Clinton

By Jared Redding CLINTON — Another patented Oxford comeback was simply not in the cards Friday night. From start to finish, the Chargers had few ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 15, 2021 10:18 pm

Oxford Sports

Oxford volleyball sweeps Germantown, advances to North Half

By Jared Redding MADISON — A ruckus opponent crowd failed to faze the Oxford volleyball team despite a dramatic back-and-forth second set. As a result, ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 15, 2021 11:13 am

Lafayette Sports

Lafayette defense delivers again in win over Columbus

By Jared Redding COLUMBUS — For the second week in a row, the Lafayette Commodores ran into a pass heavy, spread offense and the defense ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, October 9, 2021 9:58 am

Lafayette Sports

Lafayette tames Saltillo on Homecoming night

By Jared Redding It didn’t take long for the Lafayette Commodores to put the game away and have their fans focus on homecoming festivities. The ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 1, 2021 10:24 pm

Newsletter

Oxford knocks off Murrah to open up 2-6A slate

By Jared Redding It took a while for Oxford to get things going offensively. However, their defense provided breathing room throughout Friday’s game in order ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, September 25, 2021 9:57 am

Lafayette Sports

GRINDING IT OUT: Lafayette survives tussle with Southaven for 12-8 victory

By Jared Redding For the first 15 minutes of Friday’s contest at William L. Buford Stadium, very little went right for the Lafayette Commodores. However, ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, September 10, 2021 11:16 pm

Columns

TANNEHILL: Senate bill benefits LOU transportation efforts

In a state with almost 6,000 miles of highway rated in poor condition, and more than 1,000 bridges also in poor condition, communities across the ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 11:49 am

Lafayette Sports

Lafayette drops tight defensive battle to Tupelo in opener

By Jared Redding Defense took center stage in Lafayette’s season opener Friday. When it was all said a done, it was just a few costly ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, August 27, 2021 11:25 pm

News

Oxford Civic Chorus back with new director, welcomes new members

By Allison Estes Special to The Eagle After an 18-month hiatus, Oxford Civic Chorus will reconvene with a new director and is actively seeking new ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Wednesday, August 25, 2021 11:39 am

Columns

Tannehill: Increased services and lower taxes: The 2022 budget is done

The past two years have been unpredictable at best. From floods to snowstorms and protests to pandemics, Covid-19 has changed our society and continues to ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Tuesday, August 17, 2021 3:24 pm

Columns

OPINION: Roberson shows leadership; the community should follow his lead

Good leadership requires humility, wisdom, and courage, traits Oxford School District Superintendent Bradley Roberson demonstrated Aug. 2 with his order requiring masks for the start ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Monday, August 16, 2021 1:38 pm

Columnists

SALTER: Social Security clock is still ticking

Understanding the impact of Social Security on Mississippi’s economy and on our people is a heavy lift. Let’s start with the basics. Nationwide in 2019, ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 5:08 pm

Columns

McCoy’s commitment to improving highways remembered

BOONEVILLE — In the pristine sanctuary of the lovely Gaston Baptist Church – a rural church in northwest Prentiss County roughly triangulated between Booneville, Rienzi, ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 12:30 pm

Columns

The Trickle Down impact of student loan debt

Today, Americans hold more than $1.7 trillion in student loan debt, and it’s having a tremendous impact on the way we live, work, and build ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 12:23 pm

News

Former state rep shot to death in Water Valley Boat Landing community

Former state Rep. Ashley Henley of DeSoto County was shot and killed while mowing the grass outside the home where her sister-in-law’s body had been ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Monday, June 14, 2021 4:16 pm

Columns

It’s 2021 and activities are slowly returning to Oxford

Let us all agree that last year now officially means 2019, as 2020 was the same day repeated over and over.  All our experiences and ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:05 pm

Columns

Rosary beads lead to deeper faith, lessons learned

By Steve Stricker My hero mom, “Gert,” taught me many things, the most important perhaps was faith: to attend Mass on Sunday, daily if I ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, June 11, 2021 3:55 pm

Newsletter

Join LOU-HOME to support housing stability

#WeGetToLiveHere captures aspects of living in Oxford that are rightful points of pride – excellent public schools, a thriving downtown, vibrant cultural scene, abundant green ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:50 pm

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