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Broccoli and drumsticks in a cozy magazine

By Bonnie Brown Columnist In case you had any doubt about how many trips around the sun I’ve ...

Lifestyle

New phase of community partnership program focuses on Oxford

Projects include outreach to Spanish-speaking community, strengthening food security initiatives By Erin Garrett The University of Mississippi is ...

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Oxford Diagnostic Center receives award for patient experience

Press Ganey Associates has awarded the Oxford Diagnostic Center with the Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award for ...

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United Way seeks FY 2024-2025 grant proposals 

News release Due to the generous support of its donors, the United Way of Oxford-Lafayette County (UWOLC) will ...

Lifestyle

Giving thanks for deep sleep

By Jan Penton-Miller Columnist On this crisp morning I burrow under the covers a little longer. Warm delight ...

Lifestyle

Restaurant inspection grades: mostly A scores, one C

The Mississippi Department of Health conducted 35 food service inspections in Lafayette County between Jan. 1 and Jan. ...

News

Addiction, human trafficking: Don’t become a dual victim

By Mark Stovall Guest Columnist Human trafficking is becoming a huge problem in the state of Mississippi. In ...

Health

MBS Oxford Center offering $25 VISA card for blood donations

By being closed last week due to the winter storm, Mississippi Blood Services in Oxford was unable to ...

Lifestyle

Flight attendant leaves $1.8M to Manning family health fund

Brickell Williamson had an adventurous spirit that carried her all over the world during her years as a ...

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MDWFP detects first case of CWD in Lafayette

By Hunter Cloud Brookhaven Daily Leader Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks confirmed Lafayette County’s first detection ...

Oxford Rescinds Boil Water Notice Following Health Department Clearance

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Officials: MSDH retests, no E. coli found in Jackson, Flowood water

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) has lifted the state-imposed boil-water notice for the city of Flowood’s ...

Oxford Utilities GM Cites Human Error in E. Coli Detection, Affecting Local Commerce

News

Jackson under boil notice after E. coli found in water

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) issued Boil Water Alerts for the City of Jackson and City ...

News

Black carbon found at dangerous levels across Mississippi

Increase in cancer risk, climate warming associated with high concentrations of tiny particles By Clara Turnage Two University ...

Lifestyle

MSDH records second Mississippi pediatric death

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) has confirmed a second pediatric influenza death in Mississippi for the ...

Lifestyle

MSDH begins cannabis re-testing, releasing cleared products every Friday

From MSDH Mass re-testing of certain medical cannabis products placed on an administrative hold began Wednesday, Jan. 3. ...

Lifestyle

UM neurology expert shares tips for maintaining mental abilities while aging

By Edwin Smith Brain function normally lessens with age, but there are ways to slow the decline, a ...

Lifestyle

UM Pharmacy School secures grants for space medicine research

  NASA provides seed grants to fund student-led studies of medicine production in space By Natalie Ehrhardt The ...

Lifestyle

CWD Update: Mississippi detects 14 new positives last week

By Hunter Cloud Brookhaven Daily Leader The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks reported a rash of ...

Lifestyle

Bring safe sober driving into the New Year

Ring in the new year with safe and sober driving. The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) wants everyone ...

DEVELOPING NEWS

Some cannabis products on hold as MSDH requires retesting

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) continues an administrative hold on a large number of medical cannabis ...

Oxford

RJI Kidney Awareness Foundation boosts support with dialysis center donation

The Roberta J. Ivy (RJI) Kidney Awareness Foundation, led by lifelong Oxford resident Robert Ivy, has announced a ...

Lifestyle

Ways to cope with demanding holiday season

As we immerse ourselves in the festive spirit of the season, it’s important to acknowledge that the holidays ...

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