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Rebecca Alexander, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Obituaries

Bettie Faye Owens Watts

Bettie Faye Owens Watts, age 85, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Elmcroft Personal Care Home in Oxford. Bettie was born April 28, ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:28 pm

Obituaries

Muriel S. Hughes

Muriel S. Hughes, 83, passed away at her home on Silver Lake, N.H. on Sept. 16, 2020, from pancreatic cancer.  She was the daughter of ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:23 pm

Obituaries

Thomas Alvin (TAP) Pounds

Thomas Alvin (TAP) Pounds, 94, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in Allen, Texas.  He was born May 3, 1926, in Nash, Texas.  He was preceded ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:20 pm

Obituaries

Birdie Ross

Birdie Mae Ross, 89, was at home surrounded by her family when she peacefully met her Lord and Savior and was reunited with her husband ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:32 pm

Sports

NFL Football is back, but will you be watching?

Until the SEC begins, there are fewer games on television to watch. You would think that football fans would welcome the addition of more games ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:53 pm

Crime

Saripkin used aliases for other sex crime charges

Michael Saripkin, 61, charged with fondling a child last week, remains in the Panola County Jail and will likely stay there. Law officials believe he ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:12 pm

News

Sardis businessman jailed without bond on molestation charge

A Sardis man who has been accused, and convicted, of sex crimes for more than 30 years was arrested again this week and charged with ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Friday, August 21, 2020 3:24 pm

Lifestyle

OUR VIEW: Oxford and Lafayette County must be counted in the 2020 Census

Oxford is accustomed to ranking near the top of the list in Mississippi as a great place to live, work and play. We post lovely ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 1:30 am

back pain

Brain and Spine Network is advancing neurosurgical care throughout the region

Sponsored by Baptist Memorial -North Mississippi In 2015, Baptist Memorial Health Care and Semmes Murphey Clinic partnered to form the Brain & Spine Network, bringing ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 7:24 pm

Business

SPARC Fiber Internet Service Goes Live in Lafayette County

SPARC, North East Mississippi Electric Power Association’s high-speed fiber optic network, went live four weeks ago with 240 customers being the first to hook up ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Friday, July 10, 2020 10:45 am

Business

Oxford Newsmedia Launches Small Business Matching Marketing Grant

Small businesses could be eligible to receive complimentary advertising space during this uncertain time. Oxford Newsmedia, LLC, owner of The Oxford Eagle and Oxford Magazine, ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Thursday, June 25, 2020 5:42 pm

News

Small Business Grant Form

Small businesses could be eligible to receive complimentary advertising space during this uncertain time. Oxford Newsmedia, owner of The Oxford Eagle and Oxford Magazine, is ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Thursday, June 25, 2020 5:40 pm

Opinion

COLUMN: Despite changes, our mission remains the same

In the weeks since the coronavirus pandemic has begun spreading across the U.S., a lot has changed.  Businesses deemed non-essential have been forced to close ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Friday, April 10, 2020 9:26 am

Best of Oxford

2019 Best of Oxford Ballot

Best of Oxford, our city’s longest-running popularity poll, is back. Vote for your favorite restaurants, bars, shops, services and people in the survey below. You ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:46 am