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Plant It Forward: Oxford Garden Club works hard for the community

The Oxford Garden Club is planting its best foot forward and making itself known in the community through ...

Garden/Outdoors

Help swallow-tailed kites come home to Mississippi

Swallow-tailed kites are among Mississippi’s most striking birds with their contrasting black and white feathers and long V-shaped ...

Events

Sunday at The Grove: The Summer Sunset Series begins

The Summer Sunset Series kicked off on Sunday, June 5 with the 50th-anniversary celebration of the Yoknapatawpha Arts ...

News

St. John’s new pastor Mark Shoffner is making Oxford his new home

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church’s new pastor is making Oxford his home and is looking forward to ...

Business

Sleepy Cactus puts a spin on tacos with its Tex-Mex-issippi cuisine

Formally known as Oxford Canteen, breakfast taco restaurant Sleepy Cactus officially opened its doors last weekend, providing the ...

Columns

A little perspective can change everything

As I scrolled through social media during the past week image after image of families celebrating special days ...

Events

Annual Landscaping Camp shows gardening enthusiasts the beauty of Oxford

The Oxford-Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation rolled out the green carpet once again for its 5th Annual Landscaping ...

Food

Inflation will make your Memorial Day BBQ more costly

The upcoming Memorial Day BBQ will be a lot harder on consumer wallets this year. Barbecue staples like ...

Events

Old Time Piano Playing Contest kicks off with Tunes Up Party

The Old Time Piano Playing Contest and Festival started the four-day event on a good note Thursday evening ...

Columns

The last car I’d ever want to own

This past Thursday after 8:30 a.m. Mass, walked into Don & Dale’s Barber shop for long-time friend Don ...

Letters to the Editor

Here’s to the pets who keep us on our toes

I’m certain many of you can relate when I tell you that our little dog, Carly, rules the ...

Events

Oxford chef wins in 2022 Mississippi Best Deviled Egg competition

The Mississippi Egg Marketing Board and the Mississippi Hospitality & Restaurant Association are pleased to announce the winners ...

Columnists

With a little effort we can still look our best

Nothing like an upcoming event to put things into perspective! It has been too easy to let those ...

Events

Master Gardeners and Oxford Garden Club are committed to cleanup, community service

The Lafayette County Master Gardeners are committed to keeping Oxford and Lafayette County looking beautiful. The gardening organization ...

Columns

Excited about another year and a new era

What a week!  Tuesday, May 10…my birthday – bloody hell alarm went off at 4:00am, 4:30am, 5:00am, 5:20am ...

Columns

Never forget: We are wonderfully made.

At the tender age of 21 I didn’t quite know what to expect from motherhood. But I did ...

Education

UM Institute of Child Nutrition joins with FARE to address food allergies

The Institute of Child Nutrition at the University of Mississippi has partnered with the nonprofit Food Allergy Research and Education, known ...

Events

Master Gardeners’ final speaker Suzan Laney to discuss the lifestyle of honeybees

The final speaker in the Lafayette County Master Gardeners Association Spring Lecture Series for 2022 will be Suzan ...

Lifestyle

Brion Whitten makes award-winning turkey calls, viral videos

It wouldn’t be fair to call Oxford resident Brion Whitten a jack of all trades. Just a lot ...

Education

Want a better Oxford? Make time to volunteer

Volunteers make our community projects possible. Double Decker as one of our community’s largest events requires a host ...

News

‘Eighteen years is a good run’: Father Tonos prepares to leave St. John

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and the community of Oxford are losing a well-known and beloved leader ...

Garden/Outdoors

Take a minute to appreciate the landscape of spring

It was not a particularly pretty morning as my husband Tom and I drove through Lafayette County into ...

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