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Price of beef surges at Oxford grocery stores

The price of beef at Oxford grocery stores is rising as restrictions are loosened and more businesses reopen in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. ... Read more

20 hours ago by Ana Martinez.

Lafayette County man arrested for fraud

A Lafayette County man was arrested for fraud last week. Robert Bryan Mackey, 44, was arrested on May 20. Mackey was involved in a home ... Read more

21 hours ago by Ana Martinez.

Rep. Trent Kelly announces Service Academy appointments of local seniors

U.S. Representative Trent Kelly announced the appointment of eight North Mississippi seniors to national service academies, including three from Lafayette and Oxford High School. Mason ... Read more

21 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival reveals lineup for fifth week of virtual festival

The Oxford Film Festival is continuing on with its virtual edition as it enters its fifth week. This week’s films run through May 22 through ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

GOING HOME: Injured Deputy US Marshal honored with ‘Hero’s Parade’

Deputy US Marshal Bob Dickerson was doing his job when he was hit during a shootout on South Lamar Boulevard; seven days later, he left ... Read more

4 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Police to host parade for Deputy U.S. Marshal shot in line of duty

Deputy U.S. Marshal Bob Dickerson has been recovering at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi and will be deemed healthy enough to leave the hospital on Friday, ... Read more

5 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Arkansas woman charged with aiding and abetting attempted murder of Deputy US Marshal

An Arkansas woman is being held without bond on charges in connection to the shootout that resulted in one man dead and a Deputy U.S. ... Read more

5 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford’s sales tax collection down approximately 16 percent in March

The City of Oxford has begun to see the initial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic from a financial standpoint. During the Board of Aldermen meeting ... Read more

5 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Mayor: Masks a sign of “respect and love for your neighbor”

Yesterday’s Board of Aldermen meeting revealed that residents would have to continue to wear face masks. The Board of Aldermen met yesterday evening at 5 ... Read more

6 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Aldermen discuss potential outdoor dining options for Downtown District

Oxford’s restaurants are allowed to resume dining room service, with limitations, but many customers are still being cautious. To help alleviate customer worry and to ... Read more

6 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford businesses to receive assistance from State Legislature

Local small businesses will soon be able to get some assistance from the state. Last week, Mississippi lawmakers passed a bill to distribute $300 million ... Read more

7 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District announces changes to summer lunch program

Local school districts will be discontinuing their meals-to-go program for the current school year this week, but plans for the summer are already in place. ... Read more

7 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County holding steady at 109 COVID-19 cases

Lafayette County saw a small surge in COVID-19 cases last week, but the start of this week has been a different story. For the second ... Read more

7 days ago by Jake Thompson.

North Mississippi Regional Center to roll off active case list

Lafayette County’s long-term care facilities could soon be rid of COVID-19. During Monday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Lafayette County emergency management director Steve Quarles provided ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival reveals week four lineup of virtual fest

The Oxford Film Festival continues its transition of the 2020 edition to the virtual world this week. Beginning on Friday, the fourth week of the ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County reports six new COVID-19 cases since Monday

Lafayette County reached the century mark in reported COVID-19 cases on Monday, and has since gradually increased that number throughout the week. The Mississippi State ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Arkansas murder suspect shot and killed following pursuit in Oxford

A man who was wanted in connection with an Arkansas murder was shot and killed following a pursuit in Oxford on Friday. At approximately 11:30 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District to release 2020-21 academic plan next month

With high schools shifting to virtual graduation and putting a bow on the current school year, administrators must now look toward August. The COVID-19 pandemic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Three arrested in connection with residential burglary

Three individuals are facing multiple charges following an incident on Anchorage Road. Officers with the Oxford Police Department took a residential burglary report on May ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford police arrest three for auto burglary

Three men are facing multiple charges stemming from an auto burglary earlier this month. Officers with the Oxford Police Department took a report of an ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Planning Commission gives go-ahead for Tractor Supply Company

Tractor Supply Company is one step closer to reality for Oxford. During their May meeting on Monday, the City’s planning commission approved the final site ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Tattoo Parlors forced to close after being allowed to reopen

Tattoo parlors were one of the many businesses allowed to reopen in Oxford under strict guidelines earlier this week, but they were not supposed to. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

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