Crime

Greenville man arrested for threatening a “killing spree”

OXFORD, Miss. — A Greenville man was held in jail without bond today following his arrest last Friday ...

Business

Biden-Harris administration now accepting applications for $1 billion rural high-speed internet program

WASHINGTON—U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is now accepting applications for ReConnect ...

Crime

Oxford Police Department announces Central Arkansas game day plans

To ensure that everyone has a fun and safe time celebrating, we will have an increased presence in ...

Crime

Lexington man charged with kidnapping after being arrested in Oxford

A Lexington, Mississippi man was charged with kidnapping and assault last week after he was arrested in Oxford ...

Events

Ole Miss Athletics to hold water drive for Jackson this week

To help address the water shortage in Jackson, Ole Miss Athletics will hold a water drive this week ...

Education

Lafayette working on the cutting edge of student media with Commodore Media Group

Lafayette High School’s Commodore Media Group is pushing the boundaries of student media. Already a staple at the ...

Education

OHS marching band member marches with Southwind Drum & Bugle Corps

Oxford High junior, Captain Alexander, performed with Southwind Drum & Bugle Corps this summer as part of the ...

Education

AP test scores highest in Oxford High School history

Oxford High School students increased scores on the national Advanced Placement (AP) exams in 2022 with 73% of ...

Education

Bramlett Kindergarten readiness among top in Mississippi

Bramlett Elementary kindergarten students scored among the top nine school districts on the STAR Early Literacy in the spring ...

Crime

UPDATE: Oxford police assist U.S. Marshals with kidnapping arrest at apartment complex

Oxford police aided the U.S. Marshals Service in executing an arrest warrant at the Molly Barr Ridge apartment ...

Elections

Poor People’s Campaign launches plan to reach out to 5 million poor people before midterms

The Poor People’s Campaign will reach out to 5 million poor and low-wage people and low-propensity voters before ...

Events

IRS announces tax relief for Mississippi water crisis victims

Washington DC – Victims of the water crisis beginning Aug. 30, 2022, now have until Feb. 15, 2023, to file various individual and business tax ...

Events

Without beds to call their own, 50 Oxford-area children surprised with gift of sleep

Fifty Oxford-area children who routinely sleep on the floor, with others, or in makeshift arrangements now have beds ...

Business

Mechanics Bank acquired by BankFirst Financial Services

COLUMBUS, Miss. — BankFirst Capital Corporation, parent of BankFirst Financial Services, today announced the signing of a definitive ...

Education

Oxford High students awarded with academic honors from College Board National Recognition Program

Ten Oxford High students have earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Program. These programs grant qualified ...

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 ...

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