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Oxford defeats DeSoto Central 3-0

By Adam Brown Sports writer The Oxford Chargers defeated the DeSoto Central Jags 3-0 on Friday night. Oxford ...

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Busy weekend(s) ahead for Oxford

Oxford is going to be a busy place over the next few weeks, starting with this weekend. “We ...

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Heavy rain, high winds toppled trees, knocked out power

Oxford and Lafayette County saw 4 to 6 inches of rain this week, combined with high wind gusts, ...

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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Hot dog-eating champ to chomp down at Grove Bowl Games

University of Mississippi football coach Lane Kiffin is bringing some new twists to this year’s Grove Bowl which ...

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Owners hope to open Connie’s Chicken in June

Nickle Smith grew up in Tupelo, often enjoying Connie’s Chicken and its famous blueberry donuts. The original restaurant ...

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OHS’s ‘Unified Sports’ basketball team hits the road

Oxford High School’s Unified Sports basketball team has the unique opportunity to travel. This event will be a ...

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Oxford wins ‘Best Small College Town’ in USA TODAY Readers’ Choice Awards

Visit Oxford announced Wednesday that Oxford secured the No. 1 spot as the “Best Small College Town” and ...

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Three-story building next to Isom House gets OK from planning commission

The Oxford Planning Commission unanimously approved the site plan Monday for a proposed mixed-use building on the corner ...

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Heavy rain, possible thunderstorms continue through Thursday

A Flood Watch remains in effect for heavy rainfall over the next several days. Lafayette County can expect ...

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Oxford sweeps Horn Lake after 16-2 victory on Monday

By Adam Brown  Sports writer  The Oxford Chargers completed the series sweep over the Horn Lake Eagles after ...

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Bond denied for Como man charged with capital murder of a baby

Bail was denied for the man arrested last week and charged with capital murder in the death of ...

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Groundbreaking ceremony held for Roundabout Oxford

Community members, business folks and local officials gathered on the rolling hills of what will soon become Roundabout ...

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EDF CEO Ryan Miller speaks at first Coffee & Conversations chamber event

“We get to live here.” If you’ve lived in Oxford long enough, you’ve heard that saying from government ...

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First opioid summit in state held in Oxford

More than 170 addiction medicine, social services and law enforcement professionals attended the first opioid summit in Mississippi, ...

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Oxford defeats Horn Lake 13-1

By Adam Brown Sports writer The Oxford Chargers run-ruled the Horn Lake Eagles by the score of 13-1 ...

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Lafayette run-rules South Panola 16-1 on Saturday

By Adam Brown Sports writer The Lafayette Commodores defeated the South Panola Tigers 16-1 on Saturday at home. ...

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Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrests man in death of infant

On March 22, Lafayette County sheriff’s deputies responded to a call on County Road 520 regarding an unresponsive ...

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Shots fire at Lafayette deputy during traffic stop; 3 arrested

Early Friday morning, the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call regarding an alarm at TGC Outdoors ...

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Hernando defeats Oxford 12-0 in Thursday game

By Adam Brown  Sports writer  The Hernando Tigers defeated the Oxford Chargers 12-0 on Thursday night. Hernando got on ...

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Oxford mourns the loss of firefighter, friend

The Oxford Fire Department is reeling from the loss of one of its own. OFD’s Lt. Jeff Taylor ...

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Commodores baseball falls to New Hope

By Adam Brown Senior reporter The Lafayette Commodores fell 10-8 to New Hope on Wednesday. Lafayette (15-6) used ...

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