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Education

Oxford School District extends mask mandate two weeks

Masks will continue to be required in all Oxford School District buildings for at least a couple more weeks. The OSD Board of Trustees called ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 11:32 am

Lafayette County

Oxford man dies in two-vehicle wreck on Highway 6

A two-vehicle crash on Highway 6 last resulted in the death of one Oxford man. On Thursday at approximately 4:40 p.m. the Mississippi Highway Patrol ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Monday, September 13, 2021 8:51 am

Lafayette Sports

This Week in Prep Sports (Sept. 13-18)

LAFAYETTE Monday (Sept. 13) Volleyball vs. DeSoto Central, JV 5 p.m.; Varsity 6 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 14) Swimming at Oxford meet, TBA Volleyball vs. Horn ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Monday, September 13, 2021 8:00 am

Newsletter

Corral, Rebels blowout Austin Peay to continue hot start to season

The first two games of the 2021 season could not have gone any better for Ole Miss. In their home opener on Saturday, the No. ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, September 11, 2021 11:03 pm

Events

News tickers and frightened students: How Oxford watched 9-11 events unfold

When Sept. 11, 2001, began it was like any other Tuesday that came before it in the City of Oxford.  There was to be a ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, September 11, 2021 8:00 am

Newsletter

Water Valley outlasts Northpoint Christian in shootout victory

Points were not in short supply and defense was optional at Bobby Clark Field on Friday when Water Valley hosted Northpoint Christian. In what felt ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, September 10, 2021 11:04 pm

Lafayette Sports

Lafayette volleyball knocks off Lake Cormorant in thriller

Lake Cormorant has had Lafayette’s number on the volleyball court for quite some time, but on Thursday the Commodores exacted some revenge in a pivotal ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, September 10, 2021 12:50 pm

Newsletter

No. 20 Ole Miss returns home to face Austin Peay after short week

On Monday, Ole Miss was arriving at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta to kickoff their 2021 season against Louisville. Five days later, the No. 20-ranked ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, September 10, 2021 11:32 am

Lafayette Sports

Lafayette hosts Southaven to kickoff homestand

The Commodores bounced back from their season-opening loss to Tupelo with a dominant win at Horn Lake in week two. Now, Lafayette (1-1) returns to ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, September 9, 2021 3:15 pm

Oxford Sports

After long layoff, Oxford returns at Battle on the Border

The MHSAA high school football regular season is already a fourth of the way through with week three taking place this weekend, bringing an interesting ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, September 9, 2021 3:01 pm

Newsletter

Keith Carter: Allegations made against Ole Miss softball program “unsubstantiated”

Ole Miss athletics director Keith Carter issued a statement on Wednesday regarding the Title IX investigation into allegations made towards the softball program, calling them ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, September 9, 2021 9:39 am

Lafayette Sports

Oxford Eagle Sports Break: Episode 3

Welcome to this week’s Oxford Eagle Sports Break sponsored by Endurance Physical Therapy. On the third episode, Oxford head coach Chris Cutcliffe discusses the Chargers ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, September 9, 2021 8:00 am

News

City of Oxford approves 2021-22 budget, sees tax decrease for residents

The City of Oxford’s budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year is officially approved. The Board of Aldermen approved the budget, and a lower millage rate, ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 11:06 am

Lafayette Sports

Oxford hits the road while Lafayette, Water Valley stay home in Week 3

The MHSAA high school football regular season is already a fourth of the way through with week three taking place this weekend, bringing an interesting ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 8:00 am

Newsletter

Ole Miss adapted, overcame in Lane Kiffin’s absence

ATLANTA — No Lane Kiffin? No problem for Ole Miss. The Rebel head coach watched the his team run through Louisville at Mercedes-Benz Stadium from ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 8:22 am

Newsletter

Ole Miss offense rolls, defense shines in win over Louisville

ATLANTA —  The Ole Miss offense performed as expected, minus a couple setbacks, while the defense showed potential improvement had been made in its season ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 12:18 am

Lafayette Sports

This Week in Prep Sports (Sept. 6-11)

LAFAYETTE Tuesday (Sept. 7) Volleyball vs. Hickory Flat, JV 5p.m.; Varsity 6 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 9) Volleyball vs. Lake Cormorant*, JV 5 p.m.; Varsity 6 ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Monday, September 6, 2021 8:00 am

Ole Miss Sports

Keidron Smith named 2021 Chuck Mullins Courage Award recipient

Ole Miss senior defensive back Keidron Smith has been named the winner of the 2021 Chucky Mullins Courage Award, as announced during a special team ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, September 4, 2021 8:52 am

News Main

Ole Miss head coach Lane Kiffin tests positive for COVID-19

Lane Kiffin will not making the trip to Atlanta after announcing he tested positive for COVID-19. The Ole Miss head coach confirmed reports on Saturday ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, September 4, 2021 8:14 am

Lafayette Sports

RUNNING ‘DORES: Lafayette bounces back with rout of Horn Lake

HORN LAKE — Lafayette struggled to find points last week against Tupelo and it gave them a “sour taste” in their mouth, according to head ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, September 4, 2021 8:00 am

Crime

Sheriff’s Department makes multiple arrests on manslaughter charges

A man and a woman are facing manslaughter charges after being arrested by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. On Sept. 1, investigators with the Lafayette ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, September 3, 2021 3:20 pm

Newsletter

Matt Corral “expecting the unexpected” from Louisville in opener

The weeks of preparation and talking are over for Ole Miss as they prepare to travel to Atlanta this weekend to kickoff the 2021 season. ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, September 3, 2021 11:56 am

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