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‘The Earth Laughs in Flowers’

Red, white and purple impatiens adorn the Oxford Square on May 15, 2024, and accentuate the recently restored ...


Ole Miss grad spent four years helping to address food insecurity

As a freshman in 2020 at the University of Mississippi, Jackson McArthur decided he wanted to do some ...


Turkey stamp effort dies in Legislature

By Hunter Cloud The Daily Leader Mississippi legislators had an opportunity to fund the future of turkey conservation ...


This year’s Double Decker broke attendance records

People came from across the country – representing 35 states and totaling 50,300 attendees for Saturday alone – ...


Duck season will have two splits in 2024-25

Dove opening day will be Sept. 1 By Hunter Cloud Brookhaven Daily Leader Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries ...


OPC plans to replace swings at Avent Park

The Oxford Park Commission will be replacing the wooden swing sets at Avent Park. The swings, which are ...


Another successful Double Decker in the books

Mayor says best ever; OPD reports moderate arrests The 27th annual Double Decker Arts Festival has won many ...


Beautiful, Beautiful Butterfly


Lady Landowners to host seminar, luncheon

Local ladies are invited to attend the free Lady Landowners seminar and luncheon next week. The event will ...


Oxford Town tunes up

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram is scheduled to take the main stage at the Double Decker Arts Festival Saturday at ...


May garden lecture to focus on flowers, cutting gardens

The final event for this year’s Lafayette County Master Gardeners Spring Lecture Series will focus on growing flowers ...


Why the turtle crosses the road

Turtles start to cross roadways this time of year for nesting By Hunter Cloud The (Brookhaven) Daily Leader ...


Oxford man wins MLF Phoenix Bass Fishing League tournament

Boater Blake Hodge of Oxford caught a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 6 ounces, Saturday to win the ...


Shrine Club bringing back Springfest

The Oxford Shrine Club has announced the return of Springfest, just in time to celebrate, well, spring! The festival ...

A map of Mississippi displays 25 counties in red, six in yellow.


Formosan termite swarms threaten large part of state

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service Invasive Formosan subterranean termites were first found in the state 40 years ...


Oxford Community Market Spring Kick-Off set for April 16

Every April, Oxford Community Market celebrates the start of the spring growing season with its annual Spring Kick-Off ...


May Fest set for May 5

Cedar Oaks Guild is hosting a free May Fest on the lawn of Cedar Oaks Sunday, May 5, ...


Sunday’s Good Sense: Cut off the parts that won’t grow


Batesville man wins 504th medal at Senior Olympics

Despite battling dementia and Parkinson’s Disease, Batesville resident Ken Ellis, 79, was not satisfied with a “measly” 500 ...


Cofield’s Corner: Saturdays on the Courthouse lawn

By John Cofield Granddad Cofield said more than once that he missed the old Saturdays on the Courthouse ...


Holly Springs’s pilgrimage tour makes comeback April 12-14

The Holly Springs Pilgrimage Tour of Homes will take place in historic Holly Springs April 12-14. The tour ...


Possum treaty would help the balance of nature

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route Every day the chickens are turned out to graze. I read somewhere ...

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