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9-11 Story Survey

We want to share stories from people in the Oxford, Lafayette area as we remember the 20th Anniversary ...

Newsletter

Join LOU-HOME to support housing stability

#WeGetToLiveHere captures aspects of living in Oxford that are rightful points of pride – excellent public schools, a ...

Newsletter

Oxford emerging from pandemic stronger than ever

As communities remain focused on managing what we hope to be the final chapter of the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Columns

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 ...

Opinion

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By Gene Hays It was March 29, 1973 when American combat and support troops were withdrawn from South ...

Columns

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 ...

Columns

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 ...

Letters to the Editor

Thank you from the Pantry

December was a very busy month at the Oxford Pantry for our North Oxford Baptist Volunteers. We not ...

Letters to the Editor

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 ...

Columns

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 ...

Columns

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.” ...

Opinion

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 ...

Columns

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 ...

Columns

Oxford’s achievement gap: What now?

By James M. Thomas (JT)   Last week’s events surrounding a proposed plan for creating a separate school ...

Columns

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 ...

Columns

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 ...

Opinion

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 ...

Opinion

Nobody’s free until everyone is

By Jaz Brisack From their beginnings, the labor and civil rights movements have been deeply bound up in ...

Opinion

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 ...

Opinion

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 ...

Opinion

Forgotten health emergencies: AIDS, TB

These days, whenever we pick up a newspaper or switch on the TV, we hear about Zika and ...

Opinion

We need real leadership here

By Jim Hood The lieutenant governor of Mississippi has decided that huge tax cuts in the face of ...

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