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Staff Report, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Obituaries

Nadine Oswalt Franklin

Nadine Oswalt Franklin, 89, died Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at The Pinnacle in Greenville, Miss. The funeral service will be held Saturday, August 1, 2020, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:36 pm

Education

Back to School savings this coming weekend – MS Sales Tax Holiday

Back to School Sales savings this coming weekend – Mississippi’s Sales Tax Holiday Mississippians have some sales tax relief this coming weekend, as the state ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:28 pm

Lifestyle

Oxford author Michael Farris Smith takes on prequel to The Great Gatsby

Considered one of the greatest novels ever written, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” has been duly celebrated since its first publication nearly a hundred ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, July 25, 2020 8:00 am

NO GCS

Impact of missing Doctor Appointments due to fear of COVID-19

Sponsored by Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi COVID-19 has impacted the lives of citizens around the United States and has changed how we live ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:22 pm

Obituaries

James Edward Parks, Jr.

James Edward Parks, Jr., 85, passed away peacefully in the presence of his family at his home in Oxford on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. The ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:18 pm

Business

First Commercial Bank Adds Two New Members to the Oxford Team

JACKSON  – First Commercial Bank’s Alan Walters, President & Chief Executive Officer and Curtis J. Gabardi, President and CEO – In Wait, today jointly announced ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:20 pm

NO GCS

Blanton Hunter Parham

Blanton Hunter Parham, 79, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 17, 2020, at his home in Oxford surrounded by family. A graveside service was held ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:31 pm

News

Governor Tate Reeves Extends Safe Return Order and Adds 10 Counties to Stricter Measures

JACKSON — On Monday, July 20 Governor Tate Reeves announced that he has extended his Safe Return and county-specific executive orders, adding ten counties under the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 20, 2020 1:05 pm

News

Downtown Oxford Street Closed for Repairs, Monday July 20th

If you are in downtown Oxford around the Square looking to park on Monday, July 20, be aware that the drive lane between the City ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:08 pm

Crime

No suspects in fatal shootings at Como rap concert

No suspects, or persons of interest, have emerged from the investigation of a shootout during a rap concert outside Como this weekend that left two ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 13, 2020 5:38 pm

Obituaries

Susan Elaine Thweatt Polley

Susan Elaine Thweatt Polley, 69, died Saturday, July 11, 2020, at her home in Oxford. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 10 a.m. in ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 13, 2020 9:34 am

Obituaries

Armond Dalfrise Taylor

Armond Dalfrise Taylor, 88, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. He was born in the Frost Community of Livingston Parish, La., on August 6, 1931 to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, July 10, 2020 9:32 am

Obituaries

Altie Saunders Patterson

Altie Saunders Patterson, 99, died Monday, July 6, 2020, at her home in Oxford. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 10 a.m. at ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 10:56 am

Obituaries

Samuel Hardy Farris, Jr.

Samuel Hardy Farris, Jr., 87, passed from this life into the arms of his Savior on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in Oxford.  A family funeral ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 10:21 am

Obituaries

Cecil Rhodes Walley Jr.

Cecil Rhodes (Buddy) Walley Jr.,74, of Water Valley, Miss., passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Oxford Health and Rehab in Oxford. Born ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 6, 2020 12:02 pm

Obituaries

Kendall Alton Crill

Kendall Alton Crill, 76, of Oxford peacefully left to be with his Lord on Sunday, June 28, 2020, after a long hospital stay at MD ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:59 am

Obituaries

Fontel Dyess “Fonz” Harvey

Fontel Dyess “Fonz” Harvey, 84, died Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at her home in Oxford. The graveside service was held Thursday, July 2, 2020, at 4 p.m. at Eastover Memorial ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:27 pm

Obituaries

Clarice McIver Weeks

Clarice McIver Weeks, 88, of Oxford passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020, at her home in Oxford. She was born August 17, 1931, in Savage, Miss., ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, June 29, 2020 1:17 pm

Obituaries

Joseph Reeves Scott

Joseph Reeves “Joey” Scott, 61, of Oxford, died Friday, June 19, 2020, at Baptist Nursing Home-Calhoun City in Calhoun City of advanced dementia. Born in Memphis on July 15, 1958, he lived in ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:31 am

Achilles tendonitis

Understanding Foot and Ankle Injuries

Sponsored by Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi Pain around the foot and ankle is a common occurrence for people during their lifetime. Some recover ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, June 22, 2020 12:13 pm

Obituaries

Jane Herring McLarty

Jane Herring McLarty, 92, passed away on Friday, June 20, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. She had proudly lived independently in her ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, June 22, 2020 10:41 am

Obituaries

William L. “Billy” Calhoun, Sr.

William L. “Billy” Calhoun, Sr., 89, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, after a brief illness. He was born on June ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 19, 2020 9:46 am

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