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Norris, Bolen named as top Lafayette students

Lafayette High School officials have announced the names of the valedictorian and the salutatorian for the class of ...

Lifestyle

Workshop will highlight MDA free resources

Event also features networking opportunities From YAC The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) is driving up from Jackson for ...

Lifestyle

Nominations extended for ‘Citizen of the Year’ award

Hurry – you only have until Wednesday, May 8, to let county officials know who you think was ...

Lifestyle

House speaker: Voters may soon be able to vote on Medicaid expansion

JACKSON – Speaker Jason White has issued the following statement concerning Medicaid expansion: “Today, the Mississippi House of ...

Arts

Another successful Double Decker in the books

Mayor says best ever; OPD reports moderate arrests The 27th annual Double Decker Arts Festival has won many ...

Health

Hemp bill loophole puts THC on shelves

Low-level marijuana sold in county stores A loophole in a 2018 bill has allowed actual marijuana to be sold ...

Lifestyle

Lady Landowners to host seminar, luncheon

Local ladies are invited to attend the free Lady Landowners seminar and luncheon next week. The event will ...

News

Season finale concert celebrates 25 years for Oxford Civic Chorus

They range in age from teens to 80-something. Most are Oxonians, some are transplants, and others commute from ...

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‘Commission on the Future of Northeast Mississippi’ to host regional meeting

CREATE Foundation’s Commission on the Future of Northeast Mississippi will host its annual state-of-the-region meeting Wednesday, May 8, ...

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Mississippi observes Confederate Memorial Day as official state holiday

Mississippi is one of four states still observing Confederate Memorial Day as an official state holiday. It is celebrated ...

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Teachers’ workshop to focus on environment education

ABCs of Environmental Education offered June 4-7 A teachers’ workshop in Lafayette County this summer will help teachers ...

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Fruge is semifinalist for Presidential Scholar

The Mississippi Department of Education announced last week that Oxford High School senior Charles Fruge is one of ...

News

Oxford Town tunes up

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram is scheduled to take the main stage at the Double Decker Arts Festival Saturday at ...

Lifestyle

Why the turtle crosses the road

Turtles start to cross roadways this time of year for nesting By Hunter Cloud The (Brookhaven) Daily Leader ...

Garden/Outdoors

Oxford man wins MLF Phoenix Bass Fishing League tournament

Boater Blake Hodge of Oxford caught a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 6 ounces, Saturday to win the ...

News

‘Dores sweep West Point; now 23-6

Tupelo, Starkville games this week By Adam Brown  The Lafayette Commodores swept West Point in the past week, ...

News

Expiration of Waiver of Interview Requirements for SNAP Benefits in Mississippi

The Mississippi Department of Human Services announced on Wednesday the expiration of the waiver of interview requirements for ...

Lifestyle

Coast trip reminds of DAV significance

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route I traveled to the Disabled American Veterans convention held in Gulfport last ...

Lifestyle

In Medicaid debate, look at fast-growing rural mortality rates

By Sid Salter Columnist As Mississippi legislators head to conference on the state’s first sincere consideration of some ...

News

Sales tax holiday coming earlier

If approved by Gov. Tate Reeves, Mississippi’s back-to-school sales tax holiday this summer will be three days long ...

News

Mixed-use building approved for lot

Three-story structure between Isom Place, Oxford Floral The Oxford Planning Commission unanimously approved the site plan last week ...

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Probable cause hearing held in capital case

Court hears details on child’s injuries A Circuit Court judge ruled Monday that there was probable cause to ...

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