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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 ...

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World Championship Old Time piano playing contest returns to Oxford

By Deb Wenger Guest contributor   Get ready to tap your feet and experience the magic of timeless ...

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Internet outage caused by a ‘series of unfortunate events’

NE SPARC fiber internet customers lost their internet Wednesday night for several hours due to a “series of ...

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Local authorities gather for police memorial service

By Ian Sparks Eagle Intern   Representatives from Lafayette-Oxford-University law enforcement announced that no local officers were wounded ...

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‘No matter what’ Florida attorney returns to Ole Miss to marry

“No matter what,” has been Joshua Horton’s mantra that he says has helped him overcome many hurdles in ...

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Oxford brewery helps ‘change’ Ole Miss NIL opportunities

By Ian Sparks and Cody Farris UM journalism students   NIL – short for the NCAA’s Name, Image, ...

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North East Power partners with TVA to donate to area non-profits

North East Mississippi Electric Power Association announced that it has partnered with the Tennessee Valley Authority to award ...

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Lafayette high school seniors walk the stage Thursday

Thursday will mark the culmination of 12+ years of hard work for 221 Lafayette High School seniors who ...

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Oxford Utilities proposes $25.5M budget

The Oxford Board of Aldermen reviewed the Oxford Utilities $25.5M budget last week for the Fiscal Year 2025 ...

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City pool gets variance

The Oxford Planning Commission this week approved a variance request from the city’s landscaping ordinance for the new ...

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Oxford Intermediate School names Chase Goolsby as new principal

On Tuesday, Oxford Intermediate School announced the appointment of Chase Goolsby as its new principal. Goolsby, currently serving ...

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Plans to fix up parking lot move forward

The parking lot behind City Grocery is getting spruced up. Last week, the Courthouse Historic Preservation Commission approved ...

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OSD welcomes Johnnie Dudley as Director of Teaching and Learning

The Oxford School District recently announced the appointment of Johnnie Dudley as the new Director of Teaching and ...

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OSD partners with Foster Grandparent Program to bridge generations

Courtesy of the OSD The Lafayette County Foster Grandparent Program has partnered with Oxford School District for more ...

Arts

Two Oxford residents awarded prestigious regional fellowship

South Arts announced the inaugural class of State Fellows for Literary Arts alongside the 2024 State Fellows for ...

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Oxford Utilities will soon have a new text message service for customers

Oxford Utility customers will soon be able to receive important information via text message. Currently, Oxford Utilities communicates ...

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Lafayette baseball is headed to the 5A State Championship series

By Adam Brown  Sports writer  The Lafayette Commodores are headed to the 5A Mississippi High School Baseball State ...

Lifestyle

Sunday’s Good Sense: Why retail therapy doesn’t work

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Oxford School District announces pay raise for all employees

The Oxford School District announced Friday that all employees will receive a “well-deserved” pay raise for the upcoming ...

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Williams casts historic line as first African-American inducted into Bass Fishing Hall of Fame

Charity Muehlenweg Major League Fishing   It’s early summer of 1953, and Saturday mornings can’t come fast enough ...

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Plans to fix up parking lot move forward

The parking lot behind City Grocery is getting spruced up. On Monday, the Courthouse Historic Preservation Commission approved ...

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Church daycare worker delivers baby on the job

By Davis Coen Local daycare employee Santerrica Clay had celebrated her birthday, and lost her best friend during ...

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