Rebecca Alexander, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Events

Friday evening Double Decker was a delight

The crowds were out for Friday evening’s Double Decker festival featuring three musical acts and perfect festival weather. Though breezy at times, the mild temperatures ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Saturday, April 27, 2024 1:57 pm

Events

Church Directory, Oxford and Lafayette County

Thanks to our sponsors for helping support the 2024 updated Church Directory: Baglan Electric, Abbeville Bank, McKenzie Little, Southland Paint and Body and Bank First ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Wednesday, April 3, 2024 9:24 am

Obituaries

Leroy Albert Karsten

Leroy Albert Karsten, 88, of Traverse City, died Tuesday, March 5, 2024. He was born on July 12, 1935 at home in Moltke Twp, Presque ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Tuesday, March 26, 2024 1:35 pm

Lafayette County

Structure fire this morning on CR 430

Early this morning at 12:26 am CST, LCFD responded to a reported structure fire in the 100 Block of County Road 430. Chief Wes Anderson ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Thursday, December 21, 2023 4:39 pm

Ice carving Saturday, Dec 16

Arts

Lighted Christmas tree ice sculpture on display

Vernon Barker and Scott Gelarme of Culinary Ice Creations sculpted a large Christmas tree out of two 300 lb blocks of ice for Holly Jolly ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Saturday, December 16, 2023 4:16 pm

Lafayette County

3 things happening this weekend

The Great Benjamin’s Circus is in town with shows Friday and Saturday at 4;30 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. at the Lafayette County Arena. ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Friday, December 1, 2023 2:59 pm

Lafayette County

What’s happening in Oxford Friday night

Square Jam The Square will close at 6 p.m. for the 9th annual Square Jam presented by Oxford Ortho and hosted by the city of ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Friday, October 6, 2023 4:41 pm

Business

Coming soon signs up for Planet Fitness

There are finally signs of life in the old Office Depot building that has been vacant on Jackson Ave. since March of 2021. Construction crews ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Friday, July 14, 2023 3:23 pm

DEVELOPING NEWS

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect for Oxford

Oxford, and Lafayette County is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued by the National Weather Service until 2 p.m. CDT. The watch area includes most ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Wednesday, June 14, 2023 9:41 am

Lafayette County

Oxford Civic Chorus spring concert this weekend

Oxford Civic Chorus will present their spring concert “When Memory Fades” May 7 at 3 p.m. at David H Nutt Auditorium. Admission is free, but ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Wednesday, May 3, 2023 2:57 pm

Lafayette County

Best of Oxford 2023 Voting Now Open

It is time to cast your vote for your favorite businesses, services  and professionals in the Best of Oxford 2023 contest.  It is a great ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Tuesday, April 25, 2023 11:45 am

Healthcare

The Oxford Eagle To Hold Health Fair on Wednesday

The Oxford Eagle will hold the first “Off The Square Health Fair”on Wednesday, April 19 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in the parish hall from ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Wednesday, April 12, 2023 4:00 am

Business

Best of Oxford Nominations now open for 2023

It’s time again to celebrate local businesses by nominating them for the Best of Oxford 2023. Last year more than 150,000 votes were cast in ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Tuesday, March 14, 2023 4:44 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Baptist North Mississippi CEO to retire; successor named

Bill Henning, chief executive officer/administrator of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi since 2013, has announced plans to retire on May 26. Henning came to Baptist with ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Friday, March 10, 2023 11:31 am

News

Magnolia Hill Productions wins Movieguide Awards

Oxford resident Sam Haskell and his Magnolia Hill Productions picked up two significant awards at the 30th Anniversary Movieguide Awards held in Hollywood on Saturday ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Tuesday, February 14, 2023 5:46 pm

vote

Candidates list swells for county seats

Lafayette County voters have a clear picture of what ballots will look like for the August primaries and some understanding of the November general election ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Thursday, February 2, 2023 9:51 am

Lafayette County

Oxford is included in NWS Hazardous Weather Outlook

The NWS in Memphis issued a statement Tuesday morning about a hazardous weather outlook that included Lafayette County and North Mississippi   Isolated strong to ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Monday, January 2, 2023 9:44 am

Lafayette County

Christmas Eve Service On Oxford’s Square

Community Church in Oxford will hold its annual  Christmas Eve service on the steps of City Hall at 5 p.m. today. “It’s Christmas Eve in ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Friday, December 23, 2022 4:00 pm

Lifestyle

Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas airing Dec 1 on NBC

Oxford’s Sam Haskell is executive producer A modern-day movie musical about the making of a network TV special, “Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas” is the ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 7:27 pm

News

Q&A in Amberlyn Liles

What has kept you in Oxford and working with City for 21 years? I originally came to Oxford in 1997 and started my studies at the ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Saturday, November 26, 2022 4:30 am

Columnists

Day after Thanksgiving still when my shopping begins

Growing up, the day after Thanksgiving was the shopping day my mom and I looked forward to all year. Stores ran their very best sales ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Friday, November 25, 2022 10:13 am

Business

Oxford’s Dunkin’ Donuts To Open Friday

The long awaited Dunkin’ Donuts will soft open at 5 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 17  near the corner of University Ave and Bramlett before a  ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Thursday, November 17, 2022 8:26 am

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