Education

Open enrollment for Mississippi’s Prepaid Affordable College Tuition program begins today

JACKSON, Miss. – Enrollment is now open from today, September 1, 2022, through May 31, 2023, for families who ...

Events

Gallery: Yoknapatawpha Arts Council hosts second line to honor Ronzo

Education

Test results show Mississippi students back to pre-pandemic levels

JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Department of Education released statewide results from the 2021-22 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program ...

Business

Visit Oxford to partner with AirDNA for short-term rental market data

The Oxford Tourism Council voted Monday to approve a contract with AirDNA, a market research tool that will ...

Events

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour announces new crew members, 25th anniversary

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour is excited to announce two new members to its production crew as well ...

Crime

Starkville man sentenced to 78 months for more than $6 million in PPP fraud

A Starkville man was sentenced on Friday to 78 months in prison for more than $6,000,000 in Paycheck ...

DEVELOPING NEWS

Church members express disbelief in aftermath of fire at College Hill Presbyterian Church

Members of College Hill Presbyterian Church expressed their shock and disbelief in the wake of a fire that ...

Education

Four OSD teachers selected to serve on MDE Teacher Advisory Council

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has selected 52 of the state’s most highly regarded educators to serve ...

Business

A New Frontier: Entrepreneurs share plans for medical cannabis business in Oxford

Mississippi has issued four businesses in Lafayette County a license to dispense medical cannabis. On Aug. 5, the ...

News

Commissioner Gipson announces organic certification cost-share program

Commissioner Andy Gipson announced that the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) is offering a cost-share program ...

News

Monkeypox vaccine available in some counties for high-risk individuals

Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) announces the expanded eligibility for monkeypox vaccine to reduce the ...

Crime

North Mississippi judge to host virtual event focused on legal representation, domestic violence issues

On Thursday, Aug. 18, Chief Judge Debra M. Brown of the U.S. District Court for the  Northern District ...

Columns

Tech, global politics make CHIPS and Science Act necessary

Mississippi Republican U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith are in near-lockstep on their votes — skewing conservative ...

BREAKING NEWS

Judge denies bond for man charged with murder in missing Ole Miss student case

A Lafayette County Circuit Court denied bail to Sheldon Timothy Herrington Jr. after a preliminary hearing on Tuesday. ...

Events

Oxford Diaper Bank helps hundreds of area children

Due to donations from businesses, organizations and individuals throughout the region, the Oxford Diaper Bank has helped nearly ...

BREAKING NEWS

Investigation into Spyder Moving Services leads to one arrest, OPD issues warrant for owner

On Friday, Aug. 5, after a lengthy investigation by the Criminal Investigation Division into Spyder Moving Services, charges ...

Events

2023 Oxford Film Festival receives arts grants for 20th Anniversary edition

As the Oxford Film Festival focuses on plans and early preparation for next year’s highly anticipated 20th Anniversary edition ...

Education

Oxford’s Jordan Isbell among Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science class of 2022 graduates

Columbus, MISS. – Jordan Isbell of Oxford, Mississippi, has graduated from The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) ...

Lafayette County

Baptist makes U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi was recently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a High Performing Hospital ...

Columns

In Mississippi, Christian forgiveness does not equate to felony voting reforms

As Haley Barbour faced an onslaught of criticism for pardoning dozens of people convicted of felonies as his ...

Columns

Air conditioning state prisons is both basic humanity and business acumen

Those who are like me old enough to remember life before air conditioning in the Deep South often ...

News

Mississippi ending federal 15-month free rent, utility program

Governor Tate Reeves today announced that Mississippi is ending a federal program in the state that incentivizes people ...

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