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Jake Thompson, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Newsletter

Matt Corral is at peace with himself entering season

Standing in a room at The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover surrounded by media, Matt Corral made a very candid statement about his first SEC Media ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, July 24, 2021 8:00 am

Lifestyle Features

JUMP SAM JUMP: How a life-altering decision allowed Sam Kendricks to conquer the world

Editor’s Note: This was the cover story for the 2020 edition of the Profile Magazine Every child growing up has that one dream; aspirations to ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:10 pm

Newsletter

Corral, Ealy voted First Team Preseason All-SEC; Ole Miss predicted to finish fourth in West

Many have Matt Corral pegged as one of the top quarterbacks in the Southeastern Conference and the media felt the same way. The Ole Miss ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, July 23, 2021 11:31 am

News

Lafayette County seeing new surge of COVID-19 cases

While Lafayette County is not seeing a high number of reported Delta variant cases of the COVID-19 virus, it is experiencing a slight surge in ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, July 22, 2021 10:19 am

Crime

Oxford Police Department warn of card skimmers at gas pumps

The Oxford Police Department put out a warning to the public on Wednesday regarding card skimmers after one was recently discovered in a gas pump. ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 4:54 pm

Crime

Oxford man arrested for allegedly touching a child for lustful purproses

On July 7, Child Protective Services reported to Oxford Police Department Investigators that CPS received a report of Clarence Wayne Shinault, 32 of Oxford, allegedly ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 2:03 pm

News

Oxford Animal Resource Center reaching capacity for dogs

Oxford’s latest iteration of its animal shelter is still under renovation, but it is already experiencing vacancy issues. The Animal Resource Center is under construction ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 8:08 am

Crime

Oxford man arrested for malicious mischief

An Oxford man is facing a felony charge after allegedly damaging a vehicle with a pyrotechnic device, according to the Oxford Police Department. On July ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 8:07 am

Newsletter

Lane Kiffin hitting the reset button with upcoming season

HOOVER,  Ala. — Yes, Lane Kiffin was on the sideline for the 2020 season, but to the second-year head coach this season is like hitting ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 5:47 pm

Lafayette Sports

Storck set to take over Lafayette volleyball

Lafayette’s volleyball team will have their third head coach in as many years when the season begins next month, but not much else will change. ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 11:03 am

Newsletter

JT Daniels talks relationship with Matt Corral: “He can rip it”

HOOVER, Ala. — Georgia quarterback JT Daniels is no stranger to Ole Miss signal caller Matt Corral and spoke highly of his contemporary on Tuesday. ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 10:52 am

Newsletter

Greg Sankey: Forfeited games could come into play due to COVID-19 disruptions

HOOVER, Ala. — A year removed from the most unusual college football season in memory and still lingering remnants of the COVID-19 pandemic await the ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Monday, July 19, 2021 5:25 pm

Education

Oxford School District students to receive free meals during 2021-22 school year

After allowing free meals for students last school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all students of the Oxford School District will receive free meals ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Monday, July 19, 2021 4:42 pm

Crime

Oxford man arrested for aggravated assault

An Oxford man is facing a felony charge following an incident that led to another person suffering injuries. On July 18, officers with the Oxford ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Monday, July 19, 2021 4:16 pm

Lafayette Sports

JUMP OXFORD JUMP: City holds send-off parade for hometown Olympians

For the first time in history, the City of Oxford has two of its own competing in the Olympics and they were sent off to ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Monday, July 19, 2021 10:13 am

Crime

Thaxton woman arrested for Commercial Burglary, Aggravated Assault

A Thaxton woman is facing multiple charges after allegedly stealing personal property and then fleeing the scene, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. On ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, July 16, 2021 3:10 pm

Crime

Blue Mountain man arrested for Grand Larceny

A Blue Mountain man is facing multiple counts of Grand Larceny after allegedly stealing jewelry from two residences, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, July 16, 2021 3:08 pm

News

City puts its proposed ride-share ordinance on hold

The City of Oxford is hitting the brakes on its new ride-share ordinance following a public hearing last month. The Board of Aldermen was expected ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, July 16, 2021 1:25 pm

Lafayette County

Oxford woman dies in two-vehicle wreck on Highway 6

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct the information of the driver of the Toyota Tocoma, who was misidentified by MHP. A wreck ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, July 16, 2021 11:38 am

Education

Oxford School District discusses 2021-22 Return to Learn plan

With the new school year less than a month away, the Oxford School District is beginning to map out their course of returning to as ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, July 15, 2021 11:24 am

Crime

Lafayette County Crime Stoppers offering reward for information about auto burglaries

The Lafayette County Crime Stoppers is seeking help regarding a string of recent auto burglaries. A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 4:11 pm

Crime

Tupelo woman arrested for shoplifting

A Tupelo woman is facing a shoplifting charge after allegedly stealing from a business over a year ago. On Jan. 28, 2020, the Oxford Police ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 11:21 am

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