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Carrie Stambaugh, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Oxford Town

Moving Into 2021

JAKE OTT AND THE TEAM AT BANK OF ENGLAND OLE MISS CAN HELP YOU PUT 2020 IN THE REARVIEW MIRROR WITH A NEW HOME OR ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 2:42 pm

Events

Shining Bright: Oxford-Lafayette County Tour of Lights Underway

Looking for a family-friendly and COVID-19 safe Christmas activity? The self-guided Oxford and Lafayette County Tour of Lights, sponsored by the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Friday, December 18, 2020 4:20 pm

News

Santa Breckenridge: Local Entrepreneur and Santa Opens Heart all Year Round

Kent Breckenridge admits that he can’t sit still. When he sees something that needs be done – whether that is a new business or an ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:00 am

Oxford Town

Child Advocates, CASA of Lafayette County

Sponsored by Bank of Commerce Every child in foster care in Lafayette County now has a volunteer advocate to look out for their best interests, ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 4:19 pm

Oxford Town

Boys and Girls Clubs offer Steady, Supportive Friendship

Sponsored by Delta Dog Oxford The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Mississippi has resumed programing at their five clubhouses, including the L.O.U. Barksdale Boys ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:56 pm

Oxford Town

Feeding Your Community: The Pantry

Sponsored by Core Oxford The COVID-19 pandemic and its subsequent economic downturn have created more need among community members for food provided by The Pantry ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 2:58 pm

Education

Give to Education to Get a Tax Break

Preschool education is increasingly being recognized as vital to children’s long-term educational attainment, well-being and success. Yet, less than half of Mississippi 3 and 4-year-olds attend a preschool program annually, according to data collected annually by ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 8:00 am

Events

Think Green This Black Friday: Landscaping Camp tickets on sale now

Visit Oxford wants members of the LOU Community to “Think Green This Black Friday,” and the entire holiday season, by giving your green-thumbed loved ones ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:37 am

NO GCS

How to Make the Holidays Special for Loved Ones at Oxford Health and Rehab

 Sponsored by Oxford Health and Rehab Having a loved one at home for the holidays is often the highlight of the year for families, particularly ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Monday, November 23, 2020 7:43 pm

Business

Gifting the Community: Shop Local Oxford

Shopping local for holiday gifts is even more critical this year as small businesses suffer in the wake of the COVID-19. Officials say a strong ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Friday, November 20, 2020 10:23 am

Business

Gordon Outfitting Women for Business Success

Anne–Marie Gordon, who owns Cicada, a boutique women’s clothing store on The Square in Oxford, had a brain drain problem.   Despite being in business for more than two ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Friday, November 13, 2020 11:28 am

Business

Discount Tool Retailer Harbor Freight Coming to Oxford

Discount tool and equipment retailer Harbor Freight will open its first retail location in Oxford in 2021.   The well-known national chain will hire approximately 30 local individuals to staff the store ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Friday, November 6, 2020 8:00 am

Elections

Candidate Q&A: Antonia Eliason (D) and Rep. Trent Kelly (R) 

 Editor’s note: The Oxford Eagle submitted questions to both Kelly and Eliason for this piece. Eliason responded. Her answers have been edited for clarity and length. ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Friday, October 30, 2020 11:54 am

Business

Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber Celebrates 80 Years

The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce is celebrating 80 years of serving the business community and improving the quality of life for citizens of the city ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Friday, October 30, 2020 10:02 am

Business

“The Commons” entertainment area breaking ground this Fall

Construction will begin next month on a new mixed entertainment area coming to The Commons in Oxford.   Developer David Blackburn announced this week that construction on ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Friday, October 16, 2020 1:48 pm

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Skilled Nursing Can Reduce Hospital Visits

Sponsored by Oxford Health and Rehab By Carrie Stambaugh Avoiding visits to the emergency department can save money, preserve health care resources and result in ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:44 pm

Business

Tractor Supply Coming Soon, Construction Underway at The Summit

By Carrie Stambaugh Construction of a Tractor Supply Company location at The Summit at Oxford Commons is underway.  Dirt is moving and trees are coming ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 5:37 pm

Lafayette County

LCDF Members are on State Task Force for Emergency Response

Firefighters from Lafayette County are always ready to help their neighbors – and when needed, fellow Mississippians outside the county. In recent years, first responders ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Friday, September 25, 2020 8:22 pm

Oxford Town

Caring for Hearts At Home

Sponsored by Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi A minimally-invasive heart procedure now being offered at Baptist Memorial Hospital- Mississippi North is helping local patients ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:04 am

Lafayette County

Communicare Sees Infusion of Federal Grants

An infusion of federal grants to local mental health provider Communicare will help expand local services at a time of increased need driven by economic ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:47 pm

News

First Regional Library Connects the Lafayette Community

Libraries have always been both a community reservoir of knowledge and a window into the wider world. When COVID-19 struck the United States this spring, ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:55 pm

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Business

EDF partners with TVA To Help Bring 100 Remote Jobs To Lafayette Residents

Remote work has become the reality for many workers during the pandemic. But officials with the Oxford-Lafayette County Economic Development Fund (EDF) want locals to ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:24 pm