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Lafayette County

COVID-19 Omicron variant confirmed in Mississippi

The first case of the COVID-19 Omicron variant in Mississippi has been reported by the Mississippi State Department ...

News

Mississippi releases new mobile ID program app for smartphones

Mississippi is unveiling a new app that’s designed to store someone’s driver license on their phone. Mississippi Mobile ...

News

Justices signal they’ll OK new abortion limits, may toss Roe

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Wednesday signaled it would uphold Mississippi’s 15-week ban on abortion and may ...

Education

State Board of Education seeks high school sophomores to apply for junior representative Board position

The Mississippi State Board of Education is seeking applications from high school sophomores to serve as the new ...

Lafayette County

Baptist receives Blue Distinction Center of Excellence for Maternity Care Designation

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi is proud to announce the designation of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi ...

News

Supreme Court set to take up all-or-nothing abortion fight

Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there’s no middle ground in Wednesday’s showdown over abortion. The justices ...

Lafayette County

State health departments offer boosters to adults 18 and older

The Mississippi State Department of Health announced that Mississippians 18 and older can make appointments for their COVID-19 ...

Events

“The Waltons” produced by Oxford resident Sam Haskell debuts Sunday night

“The Waltons’ Homecoming,” a two-hour special airing 8PM EST/7PM CST Sunday on WUCW, Ch. 23, will be CW ...

Events

USPS Operation Santa is accepting letters until Dec. 10

Times are hard and the holidays can be stressful. Every day can be a struggle for some families ...

News

U.S. Postal Service issues release on holiday shipping deadlines

It’s already late November, and if you’re one of the millions of people shopping for gifts on Cyber ...

Events

EDF offers Early Bird Sale for the 5th Annual Landscaping Camp

Set your sights on the most beautiful campus in America. The Oxford-Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation is rolling ...

Education

Some families still waiting for pandemic food benefits

Mississippi Department of Human Services officials say inaccurate data provided by school districts is leading to delays in ...

Lafayette County

Taylor residents oppose the idea of Wellery Farms within city limits

Taylor residents are less than happy about the idea of a wellness and treatment center taking root in ...

Crime

Pope man charged with Aggravated Stalking

On November 11, the Oxford Police Department was dispatched to a gas station in the 2000 block of ...

News

Mississippi executions resuming; man killed estranged wife

A man who killed his estranged wife and terrorized their family is scheduled to receive a lethal injection ...

Crime

‘He’s evil’: Victims’ family prepares for killer’s execution

If all goes as scheduled, 23-year-old Lindsey Kirk will be at a Mississippi prison this week to watch ...

Business

Landers Center to undergo massive expansion

Landers Center today announced the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors approved $35 million bonding in a unanimous vote ...

Events

Oxford Senior crowned in MS Senior World Pageant

The MS Senior World Pageant is pleased to announce the crowning of its new 2022 MS Senior  World ...

News

Governor Reeves ending COVID-19 state of emergency

Republican Gov. Tate Reeves is ending the state of emergency order put in place during the coronavirus pandemic ...

Business

City Hall Cheesecake: Serving up cheesecake and a helping hand

City Hall Cheesecake is not only serving up some of the best cheesecakes in the South, the small ...

Business

Coleman Funeral Home’s memorial board honors area veterans

Coleman Funeral Home has created a memorial board to honor late veterans in the North Mississippi region who ...

Lafayette County

Baptist Memorial remains stable as federal contract expires

Mississippi health care providers say they may have to close floors and reduce patient beds after losing hundreds ...

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