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Oxford Aldermen vote to reinstate outdoor mask mandate

People waiting outdoors in lines to enter bars and restaurants in Oxford must now wear a mask. During a recessed meeting on Monday, the Oxford ... Read more

9 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Woman arrested for aiding fugitive

A woman is facing a felony charge for aiding a fugitive. On Jan. 22, Investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested Shanta Thomas, 38, ... Read more

11 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford woman arrested on forgery charge

An Oxford woman is facing a felony charge for allegedly committing forgery. On Jan. 20, investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department charged Porsha Wilson, ... Read more

11 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Third man arrested in connection to Good Earth Landscaping theft

A man is facing a felony charge in connection to the incident where equipment was stolen from a Lafayette County business. On Jan. 21, investigators ... Read more

11 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested following shooting

An Oxford man is facing two felony charges following an incident that involved a shooting and sent one person to the hospital. On Jan. 24, ... Read more

12 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival announces plans for 2021

Coming off a year where the Oxford Film Festival pivoted to a virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers are planning to offer a ... Read more

4 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Ole Miss Announces Task Force Preparing for Campuswide COVID-19 Vaccinations

Although the exact date when doses will arrive is pending, the University of Mississippi Vaccine Distribution and Administration Task Force is preparing to launch a ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Property Transfers: January 11-January 15, 2021

Property transfers between January 11 – January 15, 2021 recorded with Chancery Court for zip code 38655 – Oxford, MS 331 Ridgewood Manor Dr: Quicken ... Read more

4 days ago by Davis Coen.

Oxford’s Little Free Library locations converted into food pantries

The Little Free Library locations throughout Oxford are now offering more than a good book to read. Recognizing this is a time of need for ... Read more

5 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Former Ole Miss student convicted of killing University police officer released from prison

After serving 14 years of a 20-year sentence, Daniel Cummings is no longer in prison. Cummings was released from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman ... Read more

5 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Two Oxford Aldermen not seeking re-election

After 24 years, Janice Antonow is stepping down from the Oxford Board of Aldermen. Antonow, the current Ward III Alderman, will complete her sixth term ... Read more

6 days ago by Jake Thompson.

2021 Double Decker Arts Festival status in limbo

The Double Decker Arts Festival did not happen in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the status for the 2021 event is currently unknown. ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Two arrested by Oxford Police in connection to College Hill Road burglaries

Two people are facing felony burglary charges following an investigation into a string of thefts in the College Hill Road area. On Jan. 14, the ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Lynching memorial approved for Lafayette County Courthouse lawn

After delaying a vote to discuss the proposed language for a memorial marker for seven African-American lynching victims in Lafayette County last month, the Board ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Kosciusko man arrested for allegedly assaulting Uber driver

A Kosciusko man is facing assault charges after an altercation with an Uber driver last year. On Oct. 25, 2020, an officer with the Oxford ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Sheriff’s Department looking for suspects in attempted burglary of Abbeville Mini Mart

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect in connection with an attempted robbery of the Abbeville Mini ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Property Transfers January 4 – January 8, 2021

Property transfers between January 4 – January 8, 2021 recorded with Chancery Court for zip code 38655 – Oxford, MS 16 CR 164: Wells Fargo ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Davis Coen.

Opioid overdoses on the rise, says Lafayette County Metro Narcotics

A trend of increased opioid overdoses in 2020 has continued into the new year, according to a statement released by the Lafayette County Metro Narcotics ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations go socially distant in 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will look different than in years past, but the LOU Community is still finding ways to honor the memory of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Highway 7 and 9 roundabout project to resume this Spring

Construction of a new roundabout at the Highway 7 and Highway 9 split is expected to resume by Spring 2021. During a visit at Oxford’s ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Armed and dangerous Lafayette County man wanted in Panola County

Panola County Sheriff’s deputies, with help from several other agencies, are searching for a Lafayette County man in connection to multiple crimes. Anthony Sims, Sr., ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Residents of Oxford’s State Veterans Home receive COVID-19 vaccinations

The Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic last year, but there is a light forming at the end ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

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