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Oxford Eagle Contributors, Author at The Oxford Eagle

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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

Columns

How much do you know about the Hindenburg?

On May 6, 1937, the German passenger airship Hindenburg was making its final approach to Manchester Township, New Jersey. Closing in on docking on the ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:41 am

Newsletter

Oxford emerging from pandemic stronger than ever

As communities remain focused on managing what we hope to be the final chapter of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are also thinking proactively about rebuilding ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:39 am

Lafayette County

Group honors 1893 Lafayette County lynching victim

A group of around 40 people gathered in Banner, Miss., over the weekend to honor the memory of a man lynched in Lafayette County.   ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:03 pm

News

City of Oxford Unveils Plans for New $1 Million Animal Resource Center

After months of restructuring following widespread criticism of Oxford’s animal shelter, Mayor Robyn Tannehill and consultant Dr. Sarah Pizano revealed plans for the new Animal ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, April 23, 2021 12:19 pm

Newsletter

Oxford finishes perfect, knocks off Tupelo for region crown

In what has been a bizarre year in Class 6A North, one thing has remained constant: the Oxford Chargers winning football games and controlling what ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, November 6, 2020 11:43 pm

Lafayette Sports

Commodores avoid upset, prevail over Columbus

For the first time in over a month, the Lafayette Commodores were tested. In a second half that featured four lead changes, they simply refused ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 30, 2020 11:30 pm

Newsletter

Chargers suffocate Olive Branch, remain unbeaten

The Oxford Chargers continue to show they belong in Class 6A with another playoff berth clinched. The Chargers (7-0) snuffed out the triple option and ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 23, 2020 9:52 pm

Lafayette County

CASA of Lafayette County impacted by pandemic

Founding executive director for CASA of Lafayette County Erin Smith approached the Lafayette County Board of Directors during their Monday meeting, requesting funding for the ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 23, 2020 1:24 pm

Lafayette County

Supervisors discuss litigation against J&J Wholesalers

Another public hearing was held concerning J&J Wholesalers at Monday’s Lafayette County of Board of Supervisors meeting.   J&J Wholesalers and its businessowner, Brian Jones, are being ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 23, 2020 1:22 pm

Lafayette Sports

Dores cruise through Saltillo in region play

SALTILLO — Just like last week, it took a while before the Lafayette Commodores could really get comfortable with their lead. Also last week, second ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 16, 2020 9:39 pm

Sports

Water Valley rallies back to stay perfect in region play

By Jacob Palmer WATER VALLEY- The second game of division play came a little earlier than expected for Water Valley and Independence this week as ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Friday, October 9, 2020 10:50 am

Newsletter

Young Blue Devils stay scrappy in gritty win over Byhalia

By Jacob Palmer BYHALIA- The real season started for Water Valley tonight as the Blue Devils opened up Region 2-3A play against the Byhalia Indians. ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:00 am

Newsletter

Oxford puts away Lewisburg for Homecoming win

By Jared Redding No miraculous comebacks were needed this week. The No. 10 ranked Oxford Chargers took care of business on homecoming night, defeating the ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:00 am

Lafayette Sports

Lafayette falls to West Point in Region 1-5A opener

By Jared Redding WEST POINT — For the fifth time in three seasons, Lafayette had a team capable of knocking off Class 5A’s gold standard. ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:00 am

Sports

Water Valley takes tough blow from Winona

By Jacob Palmer WATER VALLEY- A young Water Valley showed growing pains last week against Calhoun City and were looking to bounce back on homecoming ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Contributors, Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:00 am

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