State’s prison history is one that begs to break recidivism

By Sid Salter Columnist  After more than 40 years of reporting and writing about crime and punishment in ...


Oxford sets the standard for small town living

By Bonnie Brown Columnist Here’s a question for you.  Has Oxford become a “destination town/city?”  In case you’re ...


Arrested in the name of gratitude

By Les Ferguson Jr. Columnist For too short of a time, I lived with and was somewhat raised ...


‘Segundo Muerte’ is love letter to Latin culture

By Alyssa Schnugg Senior reporter In the heart of the scorching Texan landscape, amidst the dusty plains near ...


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Unexpected blessings are the flavor of life

By Jan Penton-Miller Columnist My lovely daughter, Melinda, and I hung up the phone after our usual morning ...


Oxford mayor to be honored with Medal for the Arts

By Tina H. Hahn University communications The University of Mississippi’s Institute for the Arts is honoring Oxford Mayor ...

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Groundbreaking ceremony held for Roundabout Oxford

Community members, business folks and local officials gathered on the rolling hills of what will soon become Roundabout ...


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


More than 1K people attended 2024 Oxford Film Fest

The Oxford Film Festival, held last month on March 21-24, had more than 1,000 people come to watch ...


Photos: Thacker Rocks! 

The Thursday night weekly production of the Thacker Mountain Radio Show featured multiple musicians on the Powerhouse stage. ...


Snackbar celebrates 15 years with shrimp boil

Snackbar is celebrating its 15th anniversary in Oxford this month and will be holding a shrimp boil and ...


‘Segundo Muerte’: A love letter to Latin culture

In the heart of the scorching Texan landscape, amidst the dusty plains near McAllen, a tale of resilience ...


Church Directory, Oxford and Lafayette County

Thanks to our sponsors for helping support the 2024 updated Church Directory: Baglan Electric, Abbeville Bank, McKenzie Little, ...


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 ...


Registration open for Double Decker Spring runs

5K and 10K events for adults, Fun Run for kids Before enjoying the food, music and art vendors ...


Myers Apothecary gives customers more options

By Alyssa Schnugg Senior reporter Myers Apothecary opened its doors Monday, becoming the first compounding pharmacy in Oxford. ...


It was only right to add a day to Lent

By Steve Stricker Columnist ATTENTION: Late Wednesday night, the Vatican sent out notices that Pope Francis had extended ...


Empty chairs a part of holiday gatherings

By Les Ferguson, Jr. Columnist As I began to write this, it was Easter morning. I find Easter ...


Coffee shop talk more questions than answers

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route Drinking coffee poured right out of the pot often is too hot ...


Giving up on fancy tooth brushing idea

By Bonnie Brown Columnist Remember the article from Cosmopolitan Magazine many years ago that said you could let ...


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