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Rob Sigler, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Columns

‘Goodbye’ just not enough

For those who have not heard, this will be my final column as Managing Editor of the Oxford Eagle. On the same day news broke ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Friday, August 4, 2017 4:57 pm

Lafayette County

Lafayette County Planning Commission, neighbors want some answers on project

Cass Dodgen was looking to erect a metal building for the lawn and landscape business he owns, but instead he left Monday night’s Lafayette County ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Thursday, August 3, 2017 10:29 am

Business

Lafayette County Planning Commission approves three local developments

Some developments finally got the approval they’ve been seeking from the Lafayette County Planning Commission during Monday night’s monthly meeting. Wellington Place, 409 Rentals and ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 10:10 am

News

Ole Miss Rebel football fans express shock and anger on social media

The news of Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze suddenly resigning Thursday evening sent shock waves through Rebel Nation on social media with many ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Friday, July 21, 2017 10:46 am

Columns

Lafayette County leading the way

In some way, we all have invested in Oxford and Lafayette County. After all, this is our community and our home and most of us ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Thursday, July 20, 2017 9:07 am

Lafayette County

Lafayette County Board of Supervisors hear needs from Sheriff’s Department

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department has some serious needs and made it known to the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors during a budget hearing Tuesday ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Wednesday, July 19, 2017 9:39 am

Columns

A newspaper you can be proud of

I had the opportunity this past weekend to make a trip to our beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast for some business and pleasure. I grew up ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:37 am

News

Communicare gives annual report

Communicare gave their annual report to the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors outlining the services they provide for drug and alcohol treatment. Dr. Sandy Rodgers ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Friday, July 7, 2017 11:11 am

Lafayette County

Lafayette County begins budget planning at Chancery Building

Lafayette County Supervisors began the fiscal year budget process with their first meeting Wednesday at the Chancery Building. Lafayette County won’t have an overall budget ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Thursday, July 6, 2017 9:02 am

Columns

Finding a cure for footballitis

I have a confession to make. I have an addiction problem and I’m having withdrawals from “footballitis.” That’s right. I’m hooked on football. This footballitis ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Thursday, July 6, 2017 8:53 am

News

Board of Appeals: J&J Wholesalers is in violation

J&J Wholesalers had their appeal of the case against them for not having a certificate of occupancy heard before the newly formed Lafayette County Building ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Friday, June 30, 2017 10:21 am

Education

Magnolia Montessori School moving to Orchard Church on Highway 7

The Magnolia Montessori School may soon be in a new home. The school on College Hill has found a new location on Highway 7. Phil ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Thursday, June 29, 2017 9:57 am

Lafayette County

‘Clustering’ once again a topic of county planning

The term “clustering” continues to be a common theme at the Lafayette County Planning Commission and the definition of what is and what is not ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Wednesday, June 28, 2017 11:10 am

Lafayette County

Lafayette County Planning Commission approves traffic plan; now heads to board of supervisors

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors sent developers of Old Oaks of Oxford back to the drawing board earlier this month due to traffic concerns, ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:11 am

Columns

Rural America disconnected

I think most folks in our community would agree that one of the biggest challenges we face deals with technology — or more specifically, the ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Thursday, June 22, 2017 9:24 am

News

Water Valley shoot out leads to two deaths; deputy injured in exchange of gunfire

A couple from Missouri was killed in an exchange of gunfire with Yalobusha County law enforcement in the early morning hours Friday and a deputy ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Friday, June 16, 2017 4:33 pm

Columns

Easier way to college just got harder

I’m a product of the Mississippi community college system. Like most who attend two years at a junior college, I went to Mississippi Gulf Coast ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Thursday, June 15, 2017 10:03 am

News

Dr. Jeanette Phillips, former co-owner of the Oxford Eagle and Ole Miss professor, passes away

Dr. Jeanette Collier Phillips, a former University of Mississippi teacher and co-owner of the Oxford Eagle, died Tuesday evening, according to her family. She and her ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 2:16 pm

Obituaries

Dr. Jeanette Collier Phillips

Dr. Jeanette Collier Phillips, 85, died June 13, 2017. A celebration of her wonderful life will be held Friday, June 16, 2017 at 1 p.m. at First ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 1:53 pm

Lafayette County

UPDATE: 18-wheeler causes massive MaxxSouth outage

An 18-wheeler pulled into an area it shouldn’t have Tuesday morning and caused a widespread service outage for customers who use MaxxSouth for their Internet and ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 1:27 pm

Lafayette County

$20M bond approved; county bond rating among best in Mississippi

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors are moving forward with road and building projects, accepting a bid and adopting a resolution awarding the sale of ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Monday, June 12, 2017 10:20 am

Lafayette County

Old Oaks of Oxford development hits a snag

Old Oaks of Oxford, a 300-plus housing development off Campground Road, is at a stand still after the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors refused to ... Read more

by Rob Sigler, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 11:04 am

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