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Investigation into Spyder Moving Services leads to one arrest, OPD issues warrant for owner

On Friday, Aug. 5, after a lengthy investigation by the Criminal Investigation Division into Spyder Moving Services, charges ...

Education

Oxford community celebrates life of beloved middle-school teacher

This week, the Oxford community celebrates the life of a beloved teacher, colleague, friend and neighbor, Ellen Douglas. ...

Crime

Report to OPD leads to local woman’s arrest for alleged fraud, weapon possession

On Thursday, Aug. 4, the Oxford Police Department took a walk-in report regarding financial fraud. After investigation, Hannah ...

Crime

Lafayette County man charged with cyberstalking for threatening messages

On Tuesday, Aug. 2, the Oxford Police Department responded to Davis Drive to take a report regarding harassment ...

Business

Pokémoto’s Hawaiian poke brings chef-inspired island flavor to Oxford

Local entrepreneur group CWD Enterprises, LLC announced the expansion of Pokémoto, a Hawaiian poke bowl restaurant concept, to ...

Columns

Grasping for understanding as technology glitches upend life

One of the seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit is Understanding.  For me as a counselor, behaviorist, human ...

Columns

Can Oxford defend the storytelling championship?

Every August for the past six years the Arts Council has hosted Spillit, a regional storytelling contest.  Similar ...

Crime

Jail Log from the Lafayette County Detention Center for August 2 to August 5

This list was recorded from the log at the Lafayette County Detention Center. A name listed does not ...

Columns

Do we really need fashion for our avatars?

Virtual Reality or VR as it is called is the latest on the scene of technology to mystify ...

Events

Flash Back to the 90s for the LOU Community on Aug. 13

The United Way of Oxford-Lafayette County (UWOLC) will flash back to the 90s at the Oxford Conference Center ...

Columns

Dress code lacks consistency in enforcement, interpretation

On August 3rd, 2022, numerous girls, myself included, were met directly outside of our cars and told that ...

News

OPD welcomes new puppy to the K9 unit

The Oxford Police Department has welcomed a fresh face to its K-9 unit. The Oxford Board of Aldermen ...

News

‘Poorly written’: OSD responds to dress code controversy as uproar continues

As uproar continues from parents and students, the Oxford School District says less than 2 percent of students ...

Events

2023 Oxford Film Festival receives arts grants for 20th Anniversary edition

As the Oxford Film Festival focuses on plans and early preparation for next year’s highly anticipated 20th Anniversary edition ...

Lafayette County

Board of Supervisors to take over $500K from trust fund following summer rebound

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted to withdraw $567K dollars from the Baptist Memorial Hospital Trust Fund ...

Education

Oxford’s Jordan Isbell among Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science class of 2022 graduates

Columbus, MISS. – Jordan Isbell of Oxford, Mississippi, has graduated from The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) ...

Lafayette County

Baptist makes U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi was recently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a High Performing Hospital ...

Business

Chick-fil-A to close for 10 weeks due to extensive renovations

Oxford’s Chick-fil-A will close on Sept. 1 for extensive renovations and expansion to the site. The restaurant will ...

Crime

OPD: Stop for school buses or face the consequences

    The Oxford Police Department wants to remind motorists as students head back to the classroom to ...

Events

Jayoncé Benefit Night: Proud Larry’s to host event in honor of Jimmie “Jay” Lee

Proud Larry’s will host Jayoncé Benefit Night on Aug. 11 at 9:30 p.m. honoring the legacy of Jimmie ...

Education

OHS students, parents fired up against school dress code

Students at Oxford High School are taking a stand against the school’s dress code, calling it “incredibly tight ...

Education

Northwest grad earns Lyceum Scholarship from Ole Miss

Northwest Mississippi Community College is proud to announce that recent graduate Matthew Locke of Oxford has been awarded ...

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