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Nettleton man charged with Sexual Battery

On September 7th, 2021, the Oxford Police Department received a report of sexual battery. After an investigation, the ...

Crime

Oxford man charged with Grand Larceny

On July 19th, 2021, the Oxford Police Department took a report from an individual who had their trailer ...

Business

Heard is perfecting the art of design and how to ‘Get Up!’

Timber Heard is no stranger to challenges, internal or external, but she does not let them stop her ...

Crime

Oxford Police Department’s Crime Report for September 17

13 Tickets 8 Accidents Arrest(s): 1 DUI 1st, careless driving 1 DUI 2nd 2 Petit larceny, fake ID, ...

Crime

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department Crime Report for September 17

Arrest(s): 1 Contempt of court – warrant Report(s): 3 Agency assists 1 Animal complaint 1 Auto burglary 2 ...

Events

Lafayette County unveils marker to honor lynching victims

The Lafayette Community Rememberance Project – Lynching Memorialization unveiled the historic marker honoring the memory of seven local ...

News

Mississippi now has country’s highest rate for COVID deaths

Mississippi has surpassed New Jersey as the state with the highest rate of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S., ...

Business

YAC aims to support local artists, entrepreneurs through the Big Bad Business series

The Yoknapatawpha Arts Council is currently taking applications for two incubators targeted to entrepreneurs in the region: The ...

Lafayette County

Oxford and Lafayette team up with United Way for Crosstown Classic

As part of the annual football rivalry between the Lafayette Commodores and Oxford Chargers, the United Way of ...

Crime

Oxford Police Department’s Crime Report for September 16

13 Tickets 18 Accidents Arrest(s): 1 Public drunk 1 Careless driving, suspended driver’s license, no liability insurance 1 ...

Crime

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department Crime Report for September 16

Arrest(s): 0 Arrests Report(s): 1 Accident 1 Alarm 1 Animal complaint 2 Civil matters 1 Domestic violence 2 ...

Education

Mississippi Ranks 35th in the Nation for K-12 Achievement

Mississippi ranks 35th in the nation for K-12 achievement in 2021, climbing from 50th in 2013, according to ...

News

Planning Commission okays proposed Oxford Commons sports complex

After recently approving an entertainment block, the Oxford Planning Commission gave the approval to move forward with a ...

Lafayette County

Deaths in hospitalized COVID patients was the highest in early 2021

In a report from the Mississippi Department of Health, Mississippi recorded more COVID-19 related hospitalizations in the last ...

Crime

Oxford Police Department’s Crime Report for September 15

6 Tickets 9 Accidents Arrest(s): 1 Domestic violence – simple assault 1 Warrant served Report(s): 3 Alarms 1 ...

Crime

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department Crime Report for September 15

Arrest(s): 1 Contempt of court warrant 1 DUI 1st Report(s): 7 Agency Assists 1 Alarm 1 Residential burglary ...

News

State sees decline in cases, hospitalizations but lands second in COVID death rates

The Mississippi State Department of Health releases data showing a steady decline in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, but ...

Lifestyle

Peaks and Valleys: Robert Khayat’s book ’60’ documents emotional year

Nearly every one experiences ups and downs in their life, but maybe only a handful have experienced the ...

Lafayette County

Punkin Water Association introduces an advisory board

The Punkin Water Association Board of Directors announced a reduction in water loss and the creation of an ...

News

Oxford Police Department’s Crime Report for September 14

9 Tickets 4 Accidents Arrest(s): 1 DUI 1st, speeding 1 Reckless driving Report(s): 3 Alarms 1 Animal complaint ...

Crime

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department Crime Report for September 14

Arrest(s): 2 Contempt of court warrants 1 Cyberstalking 1 Domestic violence 1 Writ to take custody Report(s): 1 ...

Education

Oxford School District extends mask mandate two weeks

Masks will continue to be required in all Oxford School District buildings for at least a couple more ...

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