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Oxford Christmas Parade returning this year

The holiday season in Oxford will have some normalcy this year with the return of the annual Christmas ...

Education

Intervention program fights COVID learning loss

The Lafayette County School Board has approved the continuation of Mission Acceleration, a program that combats the learning ...

Lafayette County

FDA panel takes up tough questions on J&J COVID-19 boosters

U.S. health advisors on Friday tackled who should get boosters of Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine and ...

Education

Oxford School District to not require masks starting next week

The Oxford School District is pulling back some of their COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions next week, including its ...

Events

United Way kicks off annual campaign with community luncheon

The United Way of Oxford-Lafayette County signaled the start of their 51st annual campaign with a community luncheon ...

Lafayette County

Oxford and Lafayette County leaders ask for immediate plan for Highway 7 safety improvements

In the wake of two fatal wrecks on the Highway 7 South corridor last week, City of Oxford ...

Crime

Oxford Police Department Crime Report for October 14

9 Tickets 10 Accidents Arrest(s): 1 Fake ID, open container, minor in possession of alcohol 1 Minor in ...

Crime

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department Crime Report for October 14

Arrest(s): 1 Writ to take custody Report(s): 1 Accident 1 Agency assist 2 Alarms 1 Commercial burglary 2 ...

News

NIH study finds mixing COVID vaccines increases immunity

Results from a study conducted by the National Institutes of Health suggest mixing and matching boosters increases immunity ...

Education

Oxford High School junior named to State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council

Oxford High School added another student to the Mississippi Department of Education’s State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council this ...

Lafayette County

LCFD saves two from boat accident on Sardis Lake

On October 11 at 12:58 PM, the Lafayette County Fire Department was dispatched to a boater in distress ...

Business

BancorpSouth, Retiree Attraction partner to offer seniors a financial protection seminar

BancorpSouth and Retiree Attraction partner to bring senior citizens of Lafayette County and Oxford the Financial Protection for ...

Crime

[Update] Oxford Police arrest three, issue warrants for two others following shooting

Four Oxford men are in custody while the Oxford Police Department have issued warrants for one other for ...

Crime

Oxford Police Department Crime Report for October 13

9 Tickets 6 Accidents Arrest(s): 1 Domestic violence – simple assault 1 Simple assault Report(s): 2 Alarms 1 ...

Crime

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department Crime Report for October 13

Arrest(s): 1 DUI 4th Report(s): 7 Agency assists 2 Alarms 1 Animal complaints 2 Disturbances 3 Follow ups ...

Lafayette County

Mississippi works to offer driver’s license, vaccine card in digital form

Mississippi is developing a way for people to have their driver’s license, vaccination card and other state-issued documents ...

Events

2021 Tailgate for Palmer returning to in-person event

After converting the event into a virtual celebration, Tailgate for Palmer is returning for a full in-person experience. ...

Events

Seventh annual Buddy Walk to return to an in-person event

After last year’s hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Oxford’s annual Buddy Walk is set to return on ...

Lafayette County

Punkin Water advisory board making plans

Advisory board members for the Punkin Water Association hope to take advantage of Lafayette County’s CARES Act funding ...

Crime

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department Crime Report for October 12

Arrest(s): 0 Arrests Report(s): 8 Agency assists 1 Disturbance 4 Follow ups 1 Grand larceny 1 Harassment 2 ...

Lafayette County

Governor Reeves extends COVID-19 state of emergency into November

Governor Tate Reeves extended Mississippi’s State of Emergency by another 30 days on Monday, drawing the order into ...

Business

Walk-On’s Seeks Team Members for First Oxford Restaurant

 Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux is gearing up to bring a taste of Louisiana to Oxford this December, and the ...

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