Maya Martin, Author at The Oxford Eagle

News

Oxford Board of Aldermen approves ride share ordinance after final reading

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved their proposed rideshare ordinance after a final reading and amendments on Tuesday night. The city’s proposal is designed to ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:24 pm

Events

Holiday Parade: Oxford rings in the season

The city of Oxford came rang in the holiday season with the annual Christmas Parade on Monday night. “If you missed the most wonderful Christmas ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 1:07 pm

Columns

Don’t let hometown happenings distract from the season

The clouds hang heavy on this sultry day while my cold weather gear dangles in the closet until another chilly blast makes me reach for ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 3:15 pm

Lafayette County

County supervisors approve Hwy 7 agreement with city, state transportation commission

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved a Memorandum of Agreement with the City of Oxford and the Mississippi Transportation Commission on Monday night to ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 1:07 pm

Crime

Oxford man charged with Burglary of a Dwelling

On December 3rd, 2021, the Oxford Police Department took a burglary report where somebody broke into the victim’s house and stole several items. The victim ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 1:04 pm

Crime

OPD charges Oxford man with Cyberstalking

On November 13th, 2021, the Oxford Police Department took a walk-in report about a male harassing the victim via repeated phone calls and text messages. ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 1:02 pm

Crime

Oxford woman charged with Child Endangerment

On November 23rd, 2021, the Oxford Police Department was contact by Child Protective Services about a case involving a child that tested positive for controlled ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 1:00 pm

Business

Entrepreneurs seek growth and new skills at Spark Sessions

Local entrepreneur Tammy Herod and four budding business owners and entrepreneurs came together seeking new skills and learning how to invest in themselves during the ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 8:00 am

Business

Walk On celebrates grand opening with ribbon cutting ceremony, donates to Le Bonheur

Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux Oxford celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony at it’s new location with Walk-On franchisees Matt Gallagher and Jeff St. ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Monday, December 6, 2021 1:15 pm

Events

Taylor celebrates the Christmas season, honors late community leader Van Wortham

The community of Taylor gathered together to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season with a Christmas Parade on Saturday afternoon. Residents lined up by ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Monday, December 6, 2021 10:16 am

Crime

Oxford woman charged with Manslaughter in connection with infant death

On September 15th, 2021, the Oxford Police Department responded to an apartment complex on Anchorage Road for an unresponsive infant. The infant was transported to ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Friday, December 3, 2021 3:10 pm

Events

Oxford Christmas Parade returns to bring “Christmas Joy”

The Oxford Christmas Parade is returning to the historic Downtown Square and University Avenue on Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m.  The parade will start at ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Friday, December 3, 2021 12:32 pm

Events

The Beach Boys to perform in Oxford for multi-city holiday tour

The Beach Boys announced a multi-city “Holiday Harmonies” tour that will feature a one-night show in Oxford on Dec. 11 at the Gertrude C. Ford ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Friday, December 3, 2021 12:08 pm

Events

Shine a light on the LOU community with the Tour of Lights

The Oxford Lafayette-County Chamber of Commerce is presenting it’s annual Tour of Lights in celebration of the Christmas season. In 2016, the Chamber created a ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Thursday, December 2, 2021 12:57 pm

Crime

Oxford man charged with Armed Robbery

On November 9th, 2021, the Oxford Police Department took a walk-in report from an individual that claimed to have been struck in the head and ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Thursday, December 2, 2021 12:39 pm

Crime

Madison man charged with Sexual Battery

On October 15th, 2021, the Oxford Police Department took a walk-in report about a sexual assault that occurred at an apartment complex in the 2900 ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Thursday, December 2, 2021 12:32 pm

Crime

Paris man charged with possession of firearm as a felon, failure to register

On Monday, November 22, 2021, the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested 47-year-old Jeffery Nelson of Paris, Mississippi. Jeffery was charged with Possession of a Firearm ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 3:21 pm

Education

State Board of Education seeks high school sophomores to apply for junior representative Board position

The Mississippi State Board of Education is seeking applications from high school sophomores to serve as the new high school junior student representative on the ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 10:11 am

News

Board of Aldermen approve signing of MOA with MDOT for HWY 7 project

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved consideration for a Memorandum of Agreement between the city of Oxford and the Mississippi Department of Transportation for improvements ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 12:22 pm

Lafayette County

State health departments offer boosters to adults 18 and older

The Mississippi State Department of Health announced that Mississippians 18 and older can make appointments for their COVID-19 booster shots at all county health departments. ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Monday, November 29, 2021 12:11 pm

Business

Walk-On’s to celebrate grand opening of first Oxford restaurant

The Oxford community will soon have their new go-to restaurant for fresh Cajun and Americana cuisine served in a game day atmosphere when Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Monday, November 29, 2021 11:02 am

Events

“The Waltons” produced by Oxford resident Sam Haskell debuts Sunday night

“The Waltons’ Homecoming,” a two-hour special airing 8PM EST/7PM CST Sunday on WUCW, Ch. 23, will be CW Network’s first original movie. Produced by Mississippi ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Saturday, November 27, 2021 10:37 am

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