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Canton man arrested after attempted carjacking

A Canton man is facing a carjacking charge following an incident on Jackson Avenue this past weekend. On Oct. 24, officers with the Oxford Police ... Read more

1 day ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District extends contract of Brian Harvey

Brian Harvey will continue to be the superintendent of the Oxford School District for at least three more years. The OSD Board of Trustees approved ... Read more

1 day ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Christmas Parade will happen — with some changes

Oxford is still planning to celebrate Christmas in 2020, but the annual Christmas Parade is going to look a little different due to COVID-19. The ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Halloween events taking place in the LOU beginning this weekend

Despite COVID-19 putting a pause on many traditional holiday events and activities, Halloween in Oxford is still set to go on as scheduled – with ... Read more

5 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Police Department participating in National Drug Take Back Day

For those who have unwanted or unused prescription drugs they would like to dispose of, the Oxford Police Department will take them off their hands ... Read more

6 days ago by Jake Thompson.

City revokes two outdoor dining licenses due to multiple ordinance violations

After warning restaurants and bars they could lose their outdoor dining licenses if they continued to receive citations for violating the Governor’s executive orders and ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Board of Aldermen will not take legal action over statue property ownership

The issue between the City of Oxford and Lafayette County regarding who may own the land on which the Confederate statue resides has been set ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for domestic violence

An Oxford man is facing an aggravated assault and domestic violence charge. On Oct. 19, officers with the Oxford Police Department were sent to Baptist ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Corinth man arrested for armed robbery

A Corinth man is facing a robbery charge after attempting to rob a woman of money. On Oct. 19, an officer with the Oxford Police ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Governor Reeves declares Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Governor Tate Reeves declared this week as Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Mississippi with an official proclamation. In 2019, a record-breaking 115 tornadoes were ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford sees sales tax revenue increase 19 percent in August

With businesses opening back up and students returning for the fall semester, the City of Oxford saw an increase in sales tax collection for the ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Checkers Drive-In opening Oxford location

Checkers Drive-In is coming to Oxford once again, opening a location in the former home of Abner’s on West Jackson Avenue. The fast-food chain is ... Read more

1 week ago by Anna Guizerix.

Read to Them partners with local schools for Mississippi Reads One Book

The current school year got off to a very nontraditional start with virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but organization Read to Them and ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for child abuse

An Oxford man is facing child abuse charges following a notification by Child Protective Services to the authorities. On Oct. 1, investigators with the Oxford ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for touching a minor for lustful purposes

An Oxford man was arrested following reports of a child being touched inappropriately. On Oct. 12, officers were sent to the 900 block of Molly ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Shannon man arrested for stealing Oxford City property

A Shannon man is facing a theft charge after stealing City of Oxford property. On Oct. 14, officers with the Oxford Police Department were contacted ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

“The Commons” entertainment area breaking ground this Fall

Construction will begin next month on a new mixed entertainment area coming to The Commons in Oxford.   Developer David Blackburn announced this week that construction on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carrie Staumbaugh.

Mayor Tannehill selected for Active People, Healthy Nation Champions Institute

Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill will be a part of the inaugural class of the Active People, Healthy Nation Champions Institute, a program that helps create ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Artists’ Guild returns with outdoor exhibition

Oxford Artists’ Guild makes a long-awaited return this weekend with their “Fall Into Art” show, which will take place at the Old Armory Pavilion located ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Davis Coen.

Oxford police searching for armed robbery suspect

The Oxford Police Department is searching for a suspect in connection with an armed residential robbery that took place early Tuesday morning. At approximately 2:35 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

COVID-19 cases leveling off in Lafayette County

After yet another spike in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, Lafayette County is seeing a decline in, or at least a leveling off of, new ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Aldermen discuss revoking outdoor dining licenses

Restaurant and bar owners in the downtown district will not get many more chances to keep their outdoor dining licenses, according to the City of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

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