News

Mississippi lieutenant governor tests positive for COVID-19

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann has tested positive for COVID-19 after the opening day ...

Crime

Batesville Police search with few leads for armed bank robber

The Batesville Police Department have few leads in the investigation of a bank robbery in the city last ...

Lafayette County

Board of Alderman vote to require masks in all city buildings

The Oxford Board of Alderman are requiring masks to be worn in all city buildings when social distancing ...

Lafayette County

Baptist feeling fifth wave pressure as cases climb, but ready to serve

Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi is feeling the pressure from the fifth wave of COVID-19 cases as they ...

Crime

Sen. Boyd preps for upcoming state legislative session

Tuesday marks the beginning of the Mississippi 2022 legislative session and District 9 Senator Nicole Boyd said this ...

News

Judge blocks COVID vaccine mandate for Head Start program

President Joe Biden cannot require teachers in the Head Start early education program to be vaccinated against COVID-19, ...

Lafayette County

Lafayette County under Winter Weather Advisory

Lafayette County has been placed under Winter Weather Advisory until 10 PM Sunday According to the National Weather ...

News

New state law eliminates need for prescription for some decongestants

A new Mississippi law eliminates the requirement for a prescription to buy decongestants that contain ephedrine or pseudoephedrine. ...

Events

2021 in Review: Murder cases, fatal crashes among most read stories

The new year is here before we even knew it. For some, the year 2021 has felt longer ...

News

Tupelo Community Theatre setting the stage for “Deathtrap,” “Sherk the Musical”

Tupelo Community Theatre is excited to announce its production of the murder mystery “Deathtrap” on Jan. 27 at ...

News

Chief Justice issues emergency order regarding COVID-19

Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Randolph issued an emergency order on Thursday, Dec. 30, extending the time ...

News

Ole Miss alum Tucker, who prosecuted Mississippi corruption, dies at 82

James B. Tucker, an attorney who prosecuted corrupt Mississippi public officials during a 30-year career with the Justice ...

News

Official: Mississippi likely headed for 5th COVID-19 wave

COVID-19 outbreaks in Mississippi nursing homes have almost doubled in the past week, an indicator that the state ...

News

Tornado watch issued in Lafayette County

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch in Lafayette County, which is effective until 7 PM ...

News

Lt. Gov. Hosemann sees challenges, opportunities in 2022 Legislative Session

A packed agenda awaits legislators who return to the Mississippi Capitol to convene the 2022 Legislative Session at ...

Lafayette County

Lafayette County to experience enhanced risks of severe weather

Several southern states are at risk of tornadoes, large hail and high winds as severe storms fire up ...

Events

The Museum emphasizes voting, vaccines and service during King holiday

The National Civil Rights Museum plans Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday celebration with free admission and double-v initiative. ...

Columns

Here’s your year-end giving guide

The end of the year is a time when people often assess their charitable giving and make final ...

Events

Fire officials give tips on how to spark off the new year safely

With 2022 a few, short days away, many are ready to celebrate the end of a year that ...

Business

Despite supply issues and omicron, holiday sales rise 8.5%

Holiday sales rose at the fastest pace in 17 years, even as shoppers grappled with higher prices, product ...

Events

12th Annual Oxford Fiber Festival to return in-person and online

The Oxford Fiber Festival will be returning from January 21-23, 2022 to the Powerhouse Community Arts Center.  As ...

Lafayette County

Eighteen recruits graduate from county sheriff’s training academy

Eighteen recruits graduated on Thursday, December 16, from the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officers’ Training Academy. The commencement ...

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