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Cofield’s Corner

By John Cofield Oxford has produced many leaders, icons, and famous citizens. But some were…infamous! Motee Daniels led ...

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DAR chapter celebrating 125th anniversary

Contributed The women who gathered recently for High Tea at The Isom Place have not been seen in ...

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Cofield’s Corner

By John Cofield The bell rang and we all spilled happily into the sunshine on the walk in ...

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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 – ...

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Seafood Queen: Sola chef first woman to win state seafood competition

Chef Erika Lipe, owner of Sola Oxford, was named the winner of the Mississippi Seafood Cookoff in Gulfport ...

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1788 book set math course for Americans

By Gene Hays MSgt. USMC (Ret) By 1785 Americans were ready for new math. In 1773, the sixth ...

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Nominations extended for ‘Citizen of the Year’ award

Hurry – you only have until Wednesday, May 8, to let county officials know who you think was ...

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House speaker: Voters may soon be able to vote on Medicaid expansion

JACKSON – Speaker Jason White has issued the following statement concerning Medicaid expansion: “Today, the Mississippi House of ...

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There are only two kinds of shootings

By Thomas L. Knapp On April 15, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed was sentenced to 18 months in prison for involuntary ...

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Room for one more classic car in driveway

By Steve Stricker Columnist Henry Ford did not invent the automobile, didn’t build his first car until 1896, ...

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Still holding hands and eating Mississippi catfish

By Les Ferguson Columnist If I’ve done the math right, it was 1983. We were oh-so-young, and so ...

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If you grow too fast, the moment won’t last

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route The Oxford Chamber of Commerce sent out an interesting email. “33 million ...

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Cofield’s Corner: One of Oxford’s finest moments

By John Cofield Most small towns mark their worth and validate their greatness by remembering and telling the ...

Arts

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 ...

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‘Manhunt’ and who was the real Mary Simms?

By Gene Hays Msgt. USMS (Ret) Although Apple TV+’s Manhunt centers on the search for President Abraham Lincoln’s ...

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Cofield’s Corner

By John Cofield In its current life, the building off the Square on Jackson now holds Funky’s. But ...

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Why the turtle crosses the road

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

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Coast trip reminds of DAV significance

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route I traveled to the Disabled American Veterans convention held in Gulfport last ...

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In Medicaid debate, look at fast-growing rural mortality rates

By Sid Salter Columnist As Mississippi legislators head to conference on the state’s first sincere consideration of some ...

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After this weekend, Swayze is a friend of mine

By Les Ferguson, Jr. Columnist A long time ago, the only Swayze I knew went by the name ...

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Nazarene mysteries are fun to ponder

By Steve Stricker Columnist Lent 2024, deep in meditation, especially while saying my Rosary which is an awesome ...

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Shrine Club bringing back Springfest

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

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