City of Oxford

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 ...

Lafayette County School Board

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 ...

Opinion

Avoiding apathy between elections

In a Nov. 5 report from Politico, an estimated 36 million people cast their ballots ahead of Election ...

Opinion

Where have all the voters gone?

We were shocked on Tuesday night to see that the total number of ballots cast for the Lafayette ...

Opinion

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 ...

Opinion

Let’s talk about Urban Meyer

Another football season, another football scandal. Whatever could have, and should have, been done by Ohio State University ...

Opinion

A mascot all Rebels can love

Ole Miss mascots have been providing drama, water cooler conversation and news stories for 15 years now. You ...

Opinion

Newsprint tariff a threat to local news outlets

As President Trump’s trade war is waged with various other countries, Americans are beginning to feel the crunch. ...

Opinion

Keeping America great isn’t just about politics

“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by ...

Opinion

A passion for storytelling

“There are no 40 hour weeks, no big paydays — just a passion for telling stories from our ...

Opinion

Compromise needed in gun control discussion

It happened again. Another school shooting. In the aftermath, Americans again ask: Can this be stopped? If so, ...

Opinion

Where would we be without our mothers?

We would be nothing without our mothers. That’s both a literal and figurative statement, of course, since they ...

Opinion

Another successful year in the books for Ole Miss

Graduation weekend at Ole Miss has arrived. It’s one of our favorite weekends of the year when years ...

Opinion

Hughes has the right idea

Oxonian Jay Hughes’ announcement that he will run for Lieutenant Governor is no surprise. Hughes has been an ...

Opinion

Another school year is almost in the books

How the time flies. That’s an old cliché that sticks around for a reason. It’s applicable today because ...

Opinion

More rain on the horizon

That was some kind of Sunday rain. It began in the morning and didn’t stop until it canceled ...

Opinion

The Double Decker Arts Festival is almost here

It’s Double Decker time. Oxford’s signature music and arts festival returns this coming week, with the annual end-of-April ...

Opinion

Rebels return to Swayze for big SEC baseball series

It’s been three weeks since the No. 7 Ole Miss baseball team has been home for an SEC ...

Opinion

Congratulations to Whitney Drewrey

Congratulations to Mississippi Teacher of the Year Whitney Drewrey of Lafayette Upper Elementary School. She’s the community’s first ...

Opinion

Web.com tour an exciting event for Oxford

Oxford has long been known as a mecca for amateur sports, home to Division 1 Ole Miss, which ...

Opinion

Some stories stay with you

We, like you, read some stories in The EAGLE that we can’t stop thinking about because they are ...

Opinion

Replay reviews a bad move for baseball

Southeastern Conference baseball is a compelling sport to watch, what with the drama and hyper-competition between the best ...

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