Lifestyle

Missed opportunity, but Medicaid talk changed this session

By Sid Salter Columnist While not an absolute, it’s been my experience that political change comes slowly in ...

Lifestyle

It’s a celebration going on around here

By Les Ferguson, Jr. Columnist This past Sunday was my birthday. You can hold the applause and catcalls. ...

Lifestyle

Post operation recovery, rehab going well

By Bonnie Brown Columnist Hello! It’s Carly. I know you all were expecting my mom Bonnie to be ...

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Piecemakers Quilt Guild meets Saturday

The Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet Saturday, May 11, at 10:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall of First ...

Lifestyle

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 – ...

Lifestyle

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 ...

Lifestyle

Workshop will highlight MDA free resources

Event also features networking opportunities From YAC The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) is driving up from Jackson for ...

History

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 ...

Lifestyle

Sunday’s Good Sense: Fall down 7, get up 8

Lifestyle

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 ...

Lifestyle

Double Decker Arts Festival saw record crowds

The small college town of Oxford came to life this past weekend as it hosted the 27th annual ...

Lifestyle

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 ...

News Main

Baptist North Mississippi redesignated as ‘Baby-Friendly Hospital’

Baby-Friendly USA, the accrediting body and national authority for the U.S. Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, has re-designated Baptist Memorial ...

Lifestyle

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 ...

Lifestyle

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 ...

Lifestyle

Summer art camps offered for children

YAC Contribution As the school year draws to a close and summer approaches, parents face the perennial question: ...

Lifestyle

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 ...

Lifestyle

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, ...

Lifestyle

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 ...

Lifestyle

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 ...

Lifestyle

Give yourself permission to do as you wish

By Bonnie Brown Columnist Tom and I attended an event recently and were talking with friends about our ...

Lifestyle

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 ...

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