Maya Martin, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Lafayette County

Lafayette County approves conditional use permit for 32-lot subdivision

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors have approved the conditional use permit for the Mayfield Subdivision that will be built on 535 Highway 30 and ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:26 pm

Events

CASA Encore supports local advocacy program

As the second week begins for the 2nd Annual CASA Encore event, participating sororities at the University of Mississippi have raised more than $86,000 for ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:24 pm

Lafayette County

Lafayette County Schools seek third round of pandemic stimulus funds

As Mississippi officials continue to debate how to spend the pandemic stimulus funds, at least one local school district is waiting for approval on its ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 2:40 pm

Crime

Lafayette County woman arrested, charged with Commercial Burglary

On the afternoon of September 17, 2021, Investigators with the Oxford Police Department were notified of a subject taking items from a vacant apartment at ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:08 pm

Crime

Two Sardis residents charged with Commercial Burglary

On September 16, 2021 Investigators with the Oxford Police Department obtained Arrest Warrants for Commercial Burglary in relation to a series of burglaries at Taylor ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:04 pm

Crime

LCSD to host women’s self-defense classes throughout the year

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department are hosting the Equalizer Women’s Self-Defense Program on four nights throughout the year to help women discover the power of ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Monday, September 20, 2021 11:39 am

Lafayette County

FDA only recommends 65 and older, high-risk individuals to get booster shots

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel of advisers recommended Pfizer booster shots to those 65 and older or at high risk to experience severe ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Monday, September 20, 2021 11:18 am

Crime

Etta man charged with Arson, Second-degree Arson

On Wednesday September 15, 2021, Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office Investigators and a Lafayette County Fire Investigator, arrested 36-year-old Benjamin Paul Forester of Etta MS for ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Monday, September 20, 2021 11:06 am

Crime

Sardis man charged with Commercial Burglary

On September 14th, 2021, Investigators with The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested and charges 33-year-old Jeffery Moorehead of Sardis with one count of Commercial Burglary. ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Monday, September 20, 2021 10:53 am

Crime

Nettleton man charged with Sexual Battery

On September 7th, 2021, the Oxford Police Department received a report of sexual battery. After an investigation, the suspect was identified as Antonio Hankins, 34, ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Friday, September 17, 2021 5:14 pm

Crime

Oxford man charged with Grand Larceny

On July 19th, 2021, the Oxford Police Department took a report from an individual who had their trailer stolen from behind the Ole Miss Rentals ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Friday, September 17, 2021 5:13 pm

Business

Heard is perfecting the art of design and how to ‘Get Up!’

Timber Heard is no stranger to challenges, internal or external, but she does not let them stop her from putting her mind, heart and soul ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Friday, September 17, 2021 2:01 pm

Events

Lafayette County unveils marker to honor lynching victims

The Lafayette Community Rememberance Project – Lynching Memorialization unveiled the historic marker honoring the memory of seven local victims on the anniversary of Elwood Higginbottom’s ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Friday, September 17, 2021 12:08 pm

Business

YAC aims to support local artists, entrepreneurs through the Big Bad Business series

The Yoknapatawpha Arts Council is currently taking applications for two incubators targeted to entrepreneurs in the region: The Big Bad Business Lab and Community Supported ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Thursday, September 16, 2021 4:20 pm

Lafayette County

Deaths in hospitalized COVID patients was the highest in early 2021

In a report from the Mississippi Department of Health, Mississippi recorded more COVID-19 related hospitalizations in the last quarter of 2020, while the highest number ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Thursday, September 16, 2021 10:02 am

News

State sees decline in cases, hospitalizations but lands second in COVID death rates

The Mississippi State Department of Health releases data showing a steady decline in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, but Mississippi trails behind New Jersey with the ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 10:08 am

Lafayette County

Punkin Water Association introduces an advisory board

The Punkin Water Association Board of Directors announced a reduction in water loss and the creation of an advisory board during a Monday night meeting. ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 1:33 pm

Crime

Oxford woman charged with Embezzlement

On September 12th, 2021, the Oxford Police Department was dispatched to Rebel Rags to take a report about an employee stealing over $1,000 in merchandise. ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 11:28 am

Lafayette County

Recent study shows COVID-19 vaccines do not cause miscarriages

A recent study by Vaccine Safety Datalink, a collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and nine other health systems, revealed pregnant women who received ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 11:16 am

Events

Share and listen to business ideas at Oxford Night of Genius

The Yoknapatawpha Arts Council and the Oxford-Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation encourages the public and up and coming entrepreneurs to join them for the Oxford ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Monday, September 13, 2021 3:49 pm

Crime

Oxford man charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Felon

On September 10th, 2021, the Oxford Police Department responded to Shady Acres for a disturbance between two males involving a gun. Officers found Orlando Ramsey, ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Monday, September 13, 2021 3:31 pm

News

Gov. Reeves extends COVID-19 state of emergency by 30 more days

Governor Tate Reeves extended the Mississippi COVID-19 state of emergency for another 30 days to upkeep the relief response and efforts for COVID-19 patients and ... Read more

by Maya Martin, Monday, September 13, 2021 10:34 am

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