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Business

Dunkin Donuts to come to Oxford within the year

Oxford will soon run on Dunkin within the next year! The famous doughnut and coffee franchise will place ...

Education

Boy scout gives back to local school through BSA project

Life Scout Dominick Crocker, 17, of Troop 45/Crew 146 unveiled his gift of four buddy benches to Bramlett ...

News

Fatal wreck claims the lives of two Water Valley women

Two Water Valley individuals died in a multiple-car wreck on Highway 7 on Tuesday, according to the Oxford ...

News

Yalobusha County historian talks Davidson School: ‘A monument that cannot be replaced’

On Tuesday, August 17, a fire destroyed most of the former Davidson School building on Calhoun Street in ...

Education

Base Camp Coding Academy is ready for a ‘new phase’

Base Camp Coding Academy is ready to begin a new phase after celebrating their graduates at the Everest ...

News

Fire engulfs former Davidson School building in Water Valley

A fire destroyed most of the former Davidson School building in Water Valley on Tuesday. Exact details are ...

Lafayette County

MSC issues order keeping lower courts open, safe

On Thursday, August 5, the Mississippi Supreme Court issued an executive administrative order stating  allowing lower court judges ...

News

Townsend to be installed as pastor of Pleasant Grove

Tekelvue “T.K.” Townsend Sr. will be installed as pastor of Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Coffeeville on ...

Lafayette County

LCFD chief: More staff needed to serve county

Editor’s note: This was updated with corrected information regarding the total budget and employee status. Lafayette County Fire ...

Business

Barragan bringing “joy” to Oxford with latest business venture

Joysticks Restaurant Arcade ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday signified the official opening of Antonio “Tony” Barragan’s latest venture. Born ...

Lafayette County

Labor shortage strings up catfish supplies

The South’s Best Catfish Joint is feeling the pinch of limited catfish supplies and rising prices, driven primarily ...

Lafayette County

Grant helps CASA expand volunteer base

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Lafayette County (CASA) will now be able to bring on more volunteer advocates ...

Lafayette County

Commissioner to hold Punkin Water hearing today

Punkin Water Association customers with ongoing concerns about water quality will have the chance to share those at ...

Events

Magnolia Square Farmers’ Market to celebrate first responders

The Water Valley Magnolia Farmers’ Market will honor first responders at its market day on Saturday. The “Salute ...

News

Former state rep shot to death in Water Valley Boat Landing community

Former state Rep. Ashley Henley of DeSoto County was shot and killed while mowing the grass outside the ...

Crime

Water Valley man charged with Grand Larceny

A Water Valley man is facing a felony charge after allegedly stealing a couple of items, including a ...

News

100 Years later: The Lynching of Adolphus Ross 

North Mississippi recently marked the 100th anniversary of a gruesome lynching in Yalobusha County, as reported in the ...

Education

Oxford High School juniors top Mississippi ACT composite scores

Juniors at Oxford High School and Lafayette High School paced Mississippi with some of the highest ACT scores, ...

News

Mildred Tidwell Jarrett Obituary

Mildred Tidwell Jarrett, 92, died Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley, Miss.  ...

Lafayette County

Water Valley man succumbs to injuries from one-vehicle accident on CR 376

Deputies of the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department were called out to County Road 376 for a one-vehicle accident ...

Crime

Double murder-suicide in Yalobusha County leaves three people dead

The names of the three people who died in a weekend double murder-suicide in Yalobusha County have been ...

News

Yalobusha County woman dies of COVID-19 in Oxford hospital

A woman from Yalobusha County was reported to have died from complications due to COVID-19 at Baptist Memorial ...

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