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Oxford Film Festival announces plans for 2021

Coming off a year where the Oxford Film Festival pivoted to a virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers are planning to offer a ... Read more

7 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford’s Little Free Library locations converted into food pantries

The Little Free Library locations throughout Oxford are now offering more than a good book to read. Recognizing this is a time of need for ... Read more

1 day ago by Jake Thompson.

Former Ole Miss student convicted of killing University police officer released from prison

After serving 14 years of a 20-year sentence, Daniel Cummings is no longer in prison. Cummings was released from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman ... Read more

1 day ago by Jake Thompson.

Two Oxford Aldermen not seeking re-election

After 24 years, Janice Antonow is stepping down from the Oxford Board of Aldermen. Antonow, the current Ward III Alderman, will complete her sixth term ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

2021 Double Decker Arts Festival status in limbo

The Double Decker Arts Festival did not happen in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the status for the 2021 event is currently unknown. ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Two arrested by Oxford Police in connection to College Hill Road burglaries

Two people are facing felony burglary charges following an investigation into a string of thefts in the College Hill Road area. On Jan. 14, the ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Kosciusko man arrested for allegedly assaulting Uber driver

A Kosciusko man is facing assault charges after an altercation with an Uber driver last year. On Oct. 25, 2020, an officer with the Oxford ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Highway 7 and 9 roundabout project to resume this Spring

Construction of a new roundabout at the Highway 7 and Highway 9 split is expected to resume by Spring 2021. During a visit at Oxford’s ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Residents of Oxford’s State Veterans Home receive COVID-19 vaccinations

The Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic last year, but there is a light forming at the end ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Mississippi has “no additional vaccines” for COVID-19

The COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Mississippi is struggling with supply and demand. Mississippi State Department of Health announced on Wednesday the distribution plan that was ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Aldermen approve COVID-19 vaccine policy for city employees

Employees of the City of Oxford will not be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Board of Aldermen. During a special meeting ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Planning Commission approves site plan for Oxford School District’s new CTE building

Oxford School District’s project to build its own career and technical education building received the go-ahead this week. The Oxford Planning Commission approved the school ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

COVID-19 vaccinations administered at Oxford Conference Center

Lafayette County is now home to a COVID-19 vaccination site five days a week. The Oxford Conference Center and National Guard Armory, at 100 Ed ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Delayed Start for Lafayette County Schools on Tuesday

Students and teachers in the Lafayette County School District will be able to report to class a little later than normal on Tuesday. The school ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

SNOW DAY 2021: Oxford, Ole Miss turn into winter wonderland

The City of Oxford and the University of Mississippi became a winter wonderland on Monday. Weather reports indicated the heavier snowfall would hit central portions ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

OXFORD FIRST: 18-year-old entering Oxford Mayoral race

Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill will not run unopposed in 2021 as she did four years ago. The incumbent’s bid for re-election will be challenged by ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Domestic violence up in 2020, says Oxford Police Department’s annual report

Crime was down in the City of Oxford during 2020 in some categories, while other crimes saw an increase due to the strains of the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Coding error by Mississippi Department of Revenue alters Oxford’s October sales tax

The City of Oxford saw a massive drop in sales tax collection from September to October, and on Tuesday the City learned why. The Mississippi ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

“We still have a lot of work to do:” Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill announces re-election bid

Mayor Robyn Tannehill is still in her first four-year term, but said she feels Oxford has more to accomplish under her administration. Monday, Tannehill made ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

YEAR IN REVIEW: October – December 2020

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of our four-part series, taking a look back at some of the most notable stories of 2020. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford restaurateur John Currence acquires Goose Creek Club

The “Big Bad Chef” is expanding his portfolio. John Currence is the new owner of Oxford’s Goose Creek Club. The Oxford chef, along with his ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

YEAR IN REVIEW: July-September 2020

Editor’s Note: This is the third installment of our four-part series, taking a look back at some of the most notable stories of 2020. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

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