Staff Report, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Arts

Sunday’s Good Sense: Your diagnosis is not your identity

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by Staff Report, Sunday, April 21, 2024 8:00 am

News

Oxford Chargers complete the sweep over Corinth

By Adam Brown  Sports writer  The Oxford Chargers completed the sweep over Corinth by the score of 6-0 on Friday on the road. Oxford (19-9) and Corinth ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, April 20, 2024 5:59 am

Lafayette County

Lafayette Commodores defeat Starkville 6-5 Friday

By Adam Brown Sports writer  The Lafayette Commodores defeated Starkville 6-5 on Friday night at home. Starkville opened the first inning with two runs. Lafayette ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, April 20, 2024 5:53 am

Accidents

April 19 LCSD, OPD activity reports

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by Staff Report, Friday, April 19, 2024 6:48 pm

Arts

Double Decker Storyfest returns to Van Buren House

The Double Decker Storyfest returns April 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. on the grounds of the Van Buren House across the street from St. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, April 19, 2024 10:57 am

Events

May Fest set for May 5 at Cedar Oaks

Cedar Oaks Guild is hosting a free May Fest on the lawn of Cedar Oaks on Sunday, May 5, from 2 to 4 p.m. The ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 18, 2024 4:06 pm

Obituaries

Rick Lantrip

Richard Lynn “Rick” Lantrip, 72, of Oxford, died Sunday, April 14, 2024, at Grenada Health and Rehab. Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 18, 2024 4:01 pm

Arts

World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest to be held on Memorial Weekend

Since its inception as a fundraiser for the Monticello Railway Museum in 1975, the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest has hosted more than 1,200 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 18, 2024 1:12 pm

Business

End of All Music celebrates National Record Store Day Saturday

By Ian Sparks and Carson Waire UM Journalism Students National Record Store Day is almost here. While there are a variety of obscure holidays that ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 18, 2024 11:14 am

Obituaries

Benjamin McNeal Ayles

Benjamin McNeal Ayles, 62, of Oxford, died on Friday, April 12, 2024, at Oxford Health and Rehab. Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 9:29 am

Obituaries

Laneika Bershell Wright

Laneika Bershell Wright, 43, originally of Lafayette County, died on Friday, April 12, 2024, at Orlando Bay Front Hospital. Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 9:28 am

Obituaries

Hilda Bryan Graham

Hilda Bryan Graham, 88, of Lafayette County, died on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Yalobusha General Nursing Home. Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 9:28 am

Obituaries

Roy Ray Jones

Roy Ray Jones, 74, of Water Valley, died on Monday, April 15, 2024, at Yalobusha Nursing Home in Water Valley. Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 9:27 am

Lafayette Sports

‘Dores sweep West Point; now 23-6

Tupelo, Starkville games this week By Adam Brown  The Lafayette Commodores swept West Point in the past week, improving their season record to 23-6 and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 9:25 am

News

Oxford softball wins big on Senior Night

Chargers bang out 17 hits in 10-0 shutout By Bruce Newman Oxford shutout Bruce 10-0 in six innings on Senior Night in Oxford Monday night. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 9:03 am

Events

Fed funds available for emergency food, shelter

Applications for program at UWOLC Lafayette County has been awarded $16,357 in Phase 41 funding to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 9:00 am

News

Expiration of Waiver of Interview Requirements for SNAP Benefits in Mississippi

The Mississippi Department of Human Services announced on Wednesday the expiration of the waiver of interview requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Under the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 8:52 am

Arts

Theatre Oxford to present ‘The Old People are Revolting’

The retirees at Sunshine Valley are mad and calling for a revolt! How dare the town council eliminate senior discounts on utilities? That’s the stuff ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 8:40 am

News

Oxford Chargers defeat Corinth 7-3

By Adam Brown Sports writer The Oxford Chargers defeated Corinth 7-3 on Tuesday night at home. Oxford (18-9) got on the scoreboard to open the game ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 8:29 am

News

Chargers split with DeSoto Central

Chargers split with DeSoto Central; 7-3 record in district games By Adam Brown  The Oxford Chargers split a series with DeSoto Central Jaguars, taking game one ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 8:20 am

Columnists

Coast trip reminds of DAV significance

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route I traveled to the Disabled American Veterans convention held in Gulfport last weekend.  One of the things I remember ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 8:00 am

Columnists

In Medicaid debate, look at fast-growing rural mortality rates

By Sid Salter Columnist As Mississippi legislators head to conference on the state’s first sincere consideration of some form of Medicaid expansion, we’ve heard alarms ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 7:45 am

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