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Affordable housing conversations require a shared set of facts

By James M. Thomas Last month, as part of its programming for Women’s History Month, the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies sponsored ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Vietnam War Veterans Day set for March 29

By Gene Hays It was March 29, 1973 when American combat and support troops were withdrawn from South Vietnam as ordered by President Richard Nixon. ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

A housing crisis discussion without much sense

By Lee Habeeb I read with interest the article in the Oxford Eagle about the affordable housing crisis panel discussion in Oxford. The answer to ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Good, evil, mass murder, mass publicity and the Bill of Rights

By Lee Habeeb  I won’t name him because it’s what he wanted. As the details pile up, and the experts and pundits weigh in, we still ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Thank you from the Pantry

December was a very busy month at the Oxford Pantry for our North Oxford Baptist Volunteers. We not only asststed 506 families in need but ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Why zoning is better than no zoning

After living in Northern Virginia for years, my wife and I built one of the first homes in Wellsgate. I’ll not forget late one afternoon ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

What is the correct corporate tax rate?

By Joe Joyer Now that the incessant political debate over taxes has temporarily abated, perhaps, this is as good a time as any to come ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Invest into the LOU community this holiday season

According to Vince Lombardi, “the measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.” As we come together to celebrate with ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Losing my child and learning from grief: One year later

By Brandall Atkinson Editor’s Note: Brandall Atkinson lost her son Walker one year ago in a traffic accident in Oxford. She writes about that experience from ... Read more

3 years ago by Staff Report.

William Winter Institute: ‘Mission is to end all discrimination’

Submitted by staff of The Winter Institute On Friday, the Oxford Eagle published a column by Mr. Lee Habeeb headlined, “Winter Institute talks tolerance but ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Report.

Oxford’s achievement gap: What now?

By James M. Thomas (JT)   Last week’s events surrounding a proposed plan for creating a separate school for Oxford’s low-income children raised several questions ... Read more

4 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

A mother loses a son: Sharing gratitude in grief

By Brandall Atkinson/Guest Column Two weeks ago today, God took the youngest of my four children home. It is a phone call no mama — ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Report.

Digital resources for those in need

When a Lafayette County resident searches on the Internet for “homeless shelters Lafayette County,” it could be heart-wrenching to discover that there are currently no ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Report.

Make your voice heard to make a difference

One of the most common questions I get on social media and in person is:  “What can we do between now and November 2019 to ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Report.

Nobody’s free until everyone is

By Jaz Brisack From their beginnings, the labor and civil rights movements have been deeply bound up in each other. Many of the watchwords of ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Report.

A third option is on the table

By Peter Kondos It is time for a third party, if only there was a viable candidate with name recognition and substantial amounts of money. ... Read more

4 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

School nurses play an important role

By Margaret Hayden Today we recognize our school nurses by celebrating National School Nurse Day as a way for others to better understand the role school ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Report.

Forgotten health emergencies: AIDS, TB

These days, whenever we pick up a newspaper or switch on the TV, we hear about Zika and Ebola. These diseases have been the center ... Read more

5 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

We need real leadership here

By Jim Hood The lieutenant governor of Mississippi has decided that huge tax cuts in the face of equally large reductions in a dwindling state ... Read more

5 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Mississippi heritage at stake with new law?

By Jon Fisher Throughout my life, I’ve struggled mightily with politics and my political affiliation. I’ve voted regularly on both sides of the aisle for ... Read more

5 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Help prevent Medicare fraud, waste

Medicare waste, abuse and fraud cost American taxpayers anywhere from $60 billion to $100 billion a year and threaten the viability of the program. At ... Read more

5 years ago by Staff Report.

County comprehensive planning underway

By Kevin Frye Lafayette County’s comprehensive planning process began in earnest last week with meetings of the two committees that were formed to advise and ... Read more

5 years ago by Staff Report.

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