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Commissioners consider demolition of historic district rental property

Members of the Historic Preservation Commission are on the fence regarding the demolition of a rental property located ...

Events

Master Gardeners and Oxford Garden Club are committed to cleanup, community service

The Lafayette County Master Gardeners are committed to keeping Oxford and Lafayette County looking beautiful. The gardening organization ...

Lafayette County

Driver, passengers escape injury from accident on MS 334

On Tuesday approximately 8:35 a.m., an accident on MS 334 East left a vehicle flipped on its top ...

Education

Oxford-Lafayette Public Library to participate in FRL’s Summer Reading Program

First Regional Library’s annual Summer Reading Program starts Wednesday, June 1. This year’s theme is “Reading is for ...

Business

Starkville man pleads guilty to a COVID-Relief fraud scheme involving $6M

A Starkville man pleaded guilty today to one count of wire fraud in connection with a scheme to ...

Education

Board of Supervisors approves conditional use permit for Regents expansion

OXFORD, MISS. — The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved a conditional use permit on Monday that allows ...

News

Mississippi revises eviction law that judge called ‘absurd’

Mississippi has revised its landlord-tenant law to give renters time to gather their belongings from a home before ...

Education

UM Courtyard to be named for Burns family to honor $1M gift

The courtyard of the University of Mississippi’s new Patterson School of Accountancy home is to be named for ...

News

Ole Miss sweeps LSU in Baton Rouge for first time in program history

Ole Miss and LSU have been playing baseball against each other since 1906. The two SEC West foes ...

Columns

Leaked high court decision puts state center stage in debate 

As predicted months ago, Mississippi is now the epicenter of America’s divisive, bitter abortion rights debate. The Supreme ...

Education

Della Davidson Elementary breaks reading record

Della Davidson Elementary- 3rd and 4th grade- broke their school record with 100 % of students meeting AR ...

Columns

Excited about another year and a new era

What a week!  Tuesday, May 10…my birthday – bloody hell alarm went off at 4:00am, 4:30am, 5:00am, 5:20am ...

Crime

Jail Log from the Lafayette County Dentention Center for May 10 to May 12

May 10 Sheala Whittens, 32. Charge: Child endangerment. This case will be heard in Circuit court.   May ...

Education

Oxford High students earn recognition at International Career Development Conference

Twelve Oxford High School DECA members competed at DECA’s annual International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Atlanta, Georgia ...

Columns

Making sure to get that order just right

All of us have had the experience of going through the drive-thru, placing our order, and when we ...

Business

Bringing Content To You: Antonio Tarrell works to help content creators reach their audience

Antonio Tarrell is creating stronger connections in the business world through his experiment with Heartland Forward and Builders ...

Events

Game one of North Half championship postponed due to severe weather

OXFORD, MISS. — Friday night’s game one of the MHSAA Class 6A North Half championship between Oxford and ...

Business

Phase 2 of Colonnade Crossing development faces water service issues

Phase two of the Colonnade Crossing development is underway, but issues with water capacity may pose a problem ...

News

Oxford Health and Rehab celebrates National Nursing Home Week

The Oxford Health and Rehab Center celebrated National Nursing Home Week and recognized staff and residents by planning ...

Education

UM Natural Products Center celebrates 20th Botanicals Forum

For the first time since 2019, the botanicals industry descended on Oxford this spring for the International Conference on ...

Education

OHS French students recognized nationally

OXFORD, MISS — Oxford High School French students participated in the 2022 National French Contest, also known as ...

Business

Chamber, EDF pass the gavel with new leadership appointments

As the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce celebrated the community’s progress at its Annual Meeting and Luncheon this ...

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