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OUR VIEW: A photo opportunity does not equal complicity

The United States Capitol Building was laid under siege one week ago today in a riot that left five people dead and many Americans in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Reeves using deceptive strategy for public vaccine rollout

When news of the COVID-19 vaccine’s upcoming availability to Mississippians over age 65 broke on Monday, many people rejoiced, seeing a light at the end ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Lynching victims innocent until proven guilty

The conversation surrounding lynching victims in Lafayette County has been ongoing for years, but this week advocates for a memorial plaque and county supervisors were ... Read more

2 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Waking up on Wednesday morning

It’s the day after election day, and if you’re reading this, the world hasn’t ended.  Your coffee is just as hot, your daily tasks are ... Read more

3 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Oxford and Lafayette County must be counted in the 2020 Census

Oxford is accustomed to ranking near the top of the list in Mississippi as a great place to live, work and play. We post lovely ... Read more

6 months ago by Rebecca Alexander.

OUR VIEW: Justice delayed is not justice denied

A year has passed since Oxford experienced one of its darkest summers to date with the brutal murders of Dominique Clayton and Ally Kostial. This ... Read more

6 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Make change where it counts: the Ballot Box

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors made a statement Monday night in voting for the Confederate monument to stay on the courthouse lawn.  Several supervisors ... Read more

7 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Can the statue be relocated now?

The vandalism of the confederate monument on the University of Mississippi campus was a bleak affair – one that could have been prevented, had the ... Read more

8 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW:The numbers don’t tell all – but they should

Throughout the course of the coronavirus pandemic, we have gotten a well-formed impression of the way the Mississippi State Department of Health has handled reporting ... Read more

9 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Senior Memories Never Fade

The coronavirus has wreaked havoc on life as we know it in many ways, from losing loved ones to sacrificing experiences.  The social toll of ... Read more

9 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

Saluting our front-line heroes

In the face of a pandemic, there are a few people who never back down.   Our essential workers, ranging from the ER doctor working to ... Read more

10 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: ‘Overreacting’ could save lives

Our corner of the world seems far removed from the way things were a week ago.   In the blink of an eye, restaurants have shuttered, ... Read more

10 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

Decisions have been made: where do we go from here?

How many moments in your life do you honestly, truly remember in vivid detail, almost as if everything is happening around you in slow motion? ... Read more

11 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

OUR VIEW: What now, Mississippi?

Change will not happen overnight for Mississippi, as much as we might wish differently.   By the time our readers see this, the Magnolia State will ... Read more

1 year ago by Anna Guizerix.

Our View: Time to take Mississippi’s education crisis seriously

The recent oversight by the Mississippi Department of Education and lawmakers illustrates there’s still a long way to go before the state’s educational crisis is ... Read more

2 years ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford Eagle’s Year in Review, part 4: October to December

As we find ourselves with just one more week in 2018, it’s important to take time to look back at most impactful stories of the ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Kwiecinski.

Oxford Eagle’s Year in Review, part 3: July to September

As we find ourselves with just one more week in 2018, it’s important to take time to look back at most impactful stories of the ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Kwiecinski.

Year in Review, part 2: April to July

As we find ourselves with just one more week in 2018, it’s important to take time to look back at most impactful stories of the ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Kwiecinski.

Oxford, Lafayette school districts deserve more recognition

As the 2018 year closes, there’s one outstanding thing we, as a community, need to commend. Both school districts in Oxford, the Oxford School District ... Read more

2 years ago by The Oxford Eagle Editorial Board.

Avoiding apathy between elections

In a Nov. 5 report from Politico, an estimated 36 million people cast their ballots ahead of Election Day. That number is certainly stunning when ... Read more

2 years ago by The Oxford Eagle Editorial Board.

Where have all the voters gone?

We were shocked on Tuesday night to see that the total number of ballots cast for the Lafayette County School District bond came in at ... Read more

2 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

South Oxford Center a mark of area’s growth

The University of Mississippi announced yesterday that the South Oxford Center – what was formerly the Baptist Hospital campus before the new facility opened in ... Read more

2 years ago by The Oxford Eagle Editorial Board.

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