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Coast trip reminds of DAV significance

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route I traveled to the Disabled American Veterans convention held in Gulfport last ...

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After this weekend, Swayze is a friend of mine

By Les Ferguson, Jr. Columnist A long time ago, the only Swayze I knew went by the name ...

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Nazarene mysteries are fun to ponder

By Steve Stricker Columnist Lent 2024, deep in meditation, especially while saying my Rosary which is an awesome ...

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Shrine Club bringing back Springfest

The Oxford Shrine Club has announced the return of Springfest, just in time to celebrate, well, spring! The festival ...

A map of Mississippi displays 25 counties in red, six in yellow.

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Formosan termite swarms threaten large part of state

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service Invasive Formosan subterranean termites were first found in the state 40 years ...

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Cofield’s Corner: Faulkner photo has long exposure

By John Cofield When William Faulkner was still Bill Falkner, more than a few locals made fun of ...

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May Fest set for May 5

Cedar Oaks Guild is hosting a free May Fest on the lawn of Cedar Oaks Sunday, May 5, ...

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State’s prison history is one that begs to break recidivism

By Sid Salter Columnist  After more than 40 years of reporting and writing about crime and punishment in ...

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Batesville man wins 504th medal at Senior Olympics

Despite battling dementia and Parkinson’s Disease, Batesville resident Ken Ellis, 79, was not satisfied with a “measly” 500 ...

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Restaurant Inspections

The Mississippi Department of Health conducted 56 food service inspections in Lafayette County between March 1 and March ...

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Empty chairs a part of holiday gatherings

By Les Ferguson, Jr. Columnist As I began to write this, it was Easter morning. I find Easter ...

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Cofield’s Corner: Saturdays on the Courthouse lawn

By John Cofield Granddad Cofield said more than once that he missed the old Saturdays on the Courthouse ...

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JA celebrating national week of service

Almost 5,000 hours volunteered last year Junior Auxiliary of Oxford will celebrate National JA Week April 7-13. This ...

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Solar eclipse coming Monday

Get your solar-viewing glasses ready: The 2024 solar eclipse is happening Monday. It will be the last time ...

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Holly Springs’s pilgrimage tour makes comeback April 12-14

The Holly Springs Pilgrimage Tour of Homes will take place in historic Holly Springs April 12-14. The tour ...

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Oxford nominated in three categories for ’10Best Readers’ Choice Awards’

Visit Oxford MS has announced that Oxford has recently been nominated for USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards ...

Arts

Free physical theater event to feature history of Rowan Oak

Director/Choreographer Jennifer Mizenko and Historian Rhondalyn Peairs have teamed up to create an immersive physical theater experience of ...

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Baptist North Mississippi ranked No. 1 for quality, accountability

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi has been ranked No. 1 among 168 large, specialized complex care medical centers for ...

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Celebrate National Library Week April 7-13 at First Regional Library

Ready, set, library! National Library Week is April 7-13 and First Regional Library encourages everyone in the community ...

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First female dentist in the United States

By Gene Hays MSgt. USMC (Ret) In 2001, only 16 percent of all licensed dentists working in the ...

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Cofield’s Corner: The Gin and The Warehouse

By John Cofield The Gin and The Warehouse were the big boy bars that started an Oxford era ...

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Pre-eclipse event set for April 6 at library

To help Oxford residents of all ages get ready for the solar eclipse on April 8, the Center ...

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