Opinion

Forward thinking Oxford Police Department key for safer community

We are often reminded how fortunate we are to have a strong police department in Oxford. From officers ...

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Oxford likely to set new rainfall record

This rain has been too much, literally. Lafayette County is seeing its rainiest February on record and there’s ...

Opinion

Kennedy will always be a winner

Coaching changes are never easy in college athletics, particularly when one has been there for more than a ...

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It’s almost time for Ole Miss baseball

Next week, Ole Miss head baseball coach Mike Bianco begins his 18th season leading the Rebels. It is ...

Opinion

Government shutdown is the last thing America needs

The United States Government shut down for five hours overnight but avoided another longer-term shutdown when a bipartisan ...

Opinion

Vigilance needed on Facebook

Parents and social media users beware, there is a child pornography video targeting inboxes of users in the ...

Opinion

Thankful for those who make the community better

Marian Barksdale will be stepping down from the Oxford School Board in March when her term expires, and ...

Opinion

Game night is a good idea

Sometimes state laws can seem silly. Like the one stopping Tallahatchie Gourmet on the Oxford Square from hosting ...

Opinion

Parking garage on Square sorely needed

We have been reminded in the past week why the City of Oxford is building a parking garage. ...

Opinion

Empty Bowls supporting a great cause

We have so much talent in Oxford when it comes to food and the arts that our stars ...

Opinion

Lessons to be learned from Nassar trial

The news can be so horrible at times that it is difficult to watch or read. But tuning ...

Opinion

Fully fund higher ed or make changes

Mississippi needs to adequately and consistently fund its public universities. Legislative budget cuts in recent years are putting ...

Opinion

Rebel basketball in a must-win situation

With a dozen regular season games left this season it’s hard to imagine we’ve already arrived at must-wins ...

Opinion

Thank you to the LFD, other public servants

We told you recently about the rescue of a golden retriever from a frozen pond by the Lafayette ...

Opinion

Pop Up Oxford mark of collaboration by many

Collaboration is often the key to a good community. That’s one reason Pop Up Oxford is becoming a ...

Opinion

Better to be safe than sorry when it comes to ice, snow

Someone asked during the recent snow and ice if it was always this way, with most everything in ...

Opinion

Expect the snow to stick around for a couple of days

This wasn’t exactly a snowstorm. Typically, even in these parts, a snowstorm qualifies as several inches or more. ...

Opinion

County zoning is planning for the future

Lafayette County’s proposed zoning ordinance has arrived at its moment of consideration by supervisors, who plan to hold ...

Opinion

Flu running rampant in Mississippi

Flu season has arrived, and all signs point to a particularly harsh one this year. The Centers for ...

Opinion

Dreaming about what could be for Ole Miss football

Several years ago, Ole Miss fans hoped this would be about the time the Rebels played for a ...

Opinion

State leaders should put Mississippi first

We can do better than this. Mississippi is a great state and a proud state, but it has ...

Opinion

Mississippi to take a serious look at a lottery

The lottery as an option for Mississippi could get serious attention this legislative season. Most states already have ...

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