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Helping Home Buyers Get The Right Mortgage

Sponsored by Bank of England Mortgage – Oxford By Hayden Wiggs When asked why he chose to work in Oxford, Mississippi, Jake Ott, an Ole ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 23, 2020 3:55 pm

Obituaries

Frances Mae Simmons

Frances Mae Simmons, 80, of Southaven, passed away from this life on Oct. 21, 2020 into the presence of The Lord Jesus after a short illness. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 23, 2020 12:18 pm

Obituaries

Fay Spruill Davidson

Fay Spruill Davidson passed away and went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at her home at ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 23, 2020 12:12 pm

Lafayette County

Lafayette County Supervisors hear update from CASA, discuss menaces to public health and prosecution

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors met on Monday to discuss several items of contention, including updates from the local CASA chapter, dimensional variance and conditional use ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:17 am

Obituaries

Bert Park Allen

Bert Park Allen, age 84 years, resident of Oxford, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020.   A memorial service will be held at St. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:19 am

Columnists

“You Complete Me”  Postcard Project Connects People During Pandemic

By Wayne Andrews | Community Columnist The pandemic has impacted all of our lives in numerous ways.  How we work, how we play, and how ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 5:40 pm

Events

PRCA Rodeo event this weekend

By Jeremy Weldon Some of the top bull riders and rodeo performers in the South have registered to compete this weekend, Oct. 2 and 3, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 2, 2020 11:43 am

breast cancer

Put the odds in your favor—schedule a mammogram today!

Sponsored by Baptist North Mississippi Cancer Center  With October designated as national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Baptist encourages you to consider your own risks, family ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, October 1, 2020 5:23 pm

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Nicholas Air’s successful growth and cleanliness ethic has them leading the charge for Mississippi being the home of Innovative Private Air Travel ®

Sponsored by Nicholas Air By Davis Coen The main reason Oxford-based Nicholas Air has maintained the highest standard for safety and cleanliness all throughout the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 11:10 am

Education

50 Year Anniversary of the Integration of Oxford School District

Allen Brewer | Special to The Oxford Eagle This year marks the 50th fall semester since the full integration of African American staff and students ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:01 am

Lifestyle

Weekend kicks off “FinsUp Fanfare” at Lafayette County Arena

By Davis Coen Saturday morning begins SEC Football.  We all have missed it, but what goes along with football in the South is tailgating. Arguably ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:23 pm

Lafayette County

Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi Recognized for High-Value Healthcare

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi is among six Baptist Memorial hospitals that have been recognized by Premier Inc. for providing High-Value Healthcare. This award, presented by ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:20 pm

Lifestyle

Art from The Heart: Kids Thank Front Line Workers

With front-line workers continuing to go above and beyond the call of duty amid the coronavirus pandemic, The Oxford Eagle is calling children in our ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:21 am

Oxford Town

Spine Center Baptist and Semmes-Murphey Brain & Spine Network

In 2015, Baptist Memorial Health Care and Semmes Murphey Clinic partnered to form the Brain & Spine Network, bringing together two of the region’s most ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:47 pm

News

“Labor of Love” rally held by veterans and business owners in support of relocating the statue

Three Lafayette County veterans and a prominent local business owner voiced strong support for relocating the Confederate statue from the center of the city and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:40 am

tailgating

Remembering My First Grove Experience At Ole Miss

By Steve Stricker | Guest Columnist After a huge Coronavirus “alteration” to our Ole Miss 2020 football schedule, ten SEC games only, on August 20, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, September 7, 2020 12:15 pm

Labor Day

Labor Day—Summer’s Final Fling

By Bonnie Brown | Guest Columnist Each year the first Monday of September is designated as Labor Day. It’s a day to honor the American ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, September 7, 2020 11:59 am

John Currence

Chef John Currence releases a tailgating cookbook

By Davis Coen Beloved local Chef John Currence released his third book last week, a cookbook titled “Tailgreat: How to Crush It at Tailgating,” in ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, September 7, 2020 11:57 am

Columnists

Reflecting on Ole Miss’s 2020 Baseball Season That Was Upended  By COVID-19 

By Steve Stricker  | Guest Columnist Missing “normalcy,” i.e., life before March 18 and masks, I reflected on Ole Miss Baseball – 2019 and amazing not to be busted 2020 season….  June 26, 2019, Vanderbilt Baseball Commodores (59-12) coached by ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:03 pm

Columnists

Finding Family in Oxford and the University of Mississippi

Bonnie Brown | Guest Columnist  Hello!  I’m Bonnie Brown.  I was born in Ohio, actually southern Ohio—and really just across the river from Kentucky.  So, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, August 29, 2020 4:54 pm

Mississippi Aquarium

Lifestyle

Mississippi Aquarium in Gulfport to open this weekend

Gulfport – Fifteen years after Katrina, the Mississippi Aquarium will open Aug. 29 in downtown Gulfport as a project to revitalize the area. “There are ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, August 29, 2020 9:00 am

News

Mississippi holds Second Amendment tax holiday this weekend

The Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday in Mississippi is this weekend, Aug. 28-30. During this time, sales tax is not collected on the sale of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, August 28, 2020 7:00 am

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