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Wild finish, as Ole Miss Rebel basketball remains undefeated

The Chris Beard era has official made it’s mark, as the Rebels have one of the few undefeated ...


Domestic disturbance call results in a death, suspect arrest

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office 911 center received a call last night at approximately 8:34 pm about a potential ...


All is well: Those are U.S. Army military helicopters training in Oxford’s airspace

Expect increased air traffic as military aviators train long-range operations in Oxford FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. – Beginning this week, ...


OPD charge two with felony damage of city’s new pocket park

On Oct. 24, 2023, the Oxford Police Department took a report of property damage that occurred in the ...

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Lafayette defeats East Central for MHSAA Class 5A volleyball state championship

Oxford Rescinds Boil Water Notice Following Health Department Clearance


Oxford rescinds boil water notice following health department clearance

Note: This story has been updated to reflect the lifting of the self-imposed precautionary boil water notice. The ...


Escaped armed robbery suspect back in custody

Jasper Dewarraen Jenkins, the armed robbery suspect who fled Lafayette County Circuit Court on Oct. 10, was apprehended ...

Oxford Issues Boil Water Notice After Main Break


UPDATED: Oxford issues boil water notice after main break

Note: This story has been updated to include information on actions Oxford residents should take to remain safe ...


SEC fines Ole Miss $100K for fans on field after LSU game

The Southeastern Conference announced Sunday that the University of Mississippi will be fined for a violation of the ...


Ole Miss stuns LSU with a 55-49 win, first time under Lane Kiffin.

Ole Miss (20) topped LSU number 13 in an offensive battle. A record crowd of of over 66,703 ...


David Lee Swims Jr. convicted of second-degree murder

On Thursday, David Lee Swims Jr. was found guilty of the second-degree murder of his wife, Anteeatta “Tee” ...


Retired MHP trooper, DPS officer killed while assisting at crash scene

The Mississippi Highway Patrol has released a statement with the details of the fatality that occurred just east ...

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Oxford Man Sentenced to Life for Murder of Wife

OXFORD, Miss. — Sherard Eugene Ward, 37, of Oxford, was sentenced to life in prison for the 2020 ...

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Rogers sentenced to 20 years for baby’s 2020 death

On June 16, Amy Lee Ann Rogers, 25, pleaded guilty to the charge of culpable negligence manslaughter in ...

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Local businessman Johnny Morgan dies in plane crash in Washington County, Arkansas

Washington County, Ark:  Johnny Morgan of Oxford, owner of Morgan White Insurance and prominent Mississippi business man died ...

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Oxford woman charged in pedestrian’s death

Oxford Police arrested an Oxford woman after a fatal hit-and-run Thursday near the University of Mississippi campus. Police ...


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 ...

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I-55 closure Sunday morning as search continues for vehicle in Tallahatchie River

On Saturday, Feb. 18, at approximately 3:40 p.m. the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Interstate ...

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Oxford added to winter weather advisory

The national weather service issued a winter weather advisory that included Lafayette and Panola Counties. The advisory is ...


Lafayette County to have all-female run-off for County Court Judge

Voters in Lafayette County made their voices heard Tuesday as residents flocked to the polls to vote in ...


Sheriff: Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting reportedly pointed gun at deputies

A man involved in a domestic dispute was killed Wednesday after pointing his weapon at deputies, according to ...


State investigating officer involved shooting in Lafayette County

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations is investigating and officer involved shooting involving the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. According ...

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