News

Reeves calls Mississippi special session for jobs project

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is calling lawmakers into special session Wednesday to consider incentives ...

News

MSDH provides update on medical cannabis program

The Mississippi State Department of Health provided updates on the state’s medical cannabis program on Thursday, shedding new ...

Education

Oxford among top in spring ACT scores

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has released ACT results for the spring 2022 statewide administration of the ACT ...

Crime

Marshall and DeSoto County residents arrested for payroll protection fraud

Fourteen Marshall and DeSoto County residents were arrested today on criminal charges related to their involvement in a ...

News

Abbeville/Gordon elementary schools receive historical marker

The schools were designated a National Historical Site on June 19, 2019 and placed in the National Register ...

Business

Star Buds receives license to operate medical cannabis dispensary in Oxford, store to open in December

Another medical cannabis dispensary is set to call Oxford home after receiving a license to operate from the ...

Education

OHS librarian awarded scholarship for continued dedication and service to library education

Amanda Osborne, Oxford High School librarian, has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the University of Southern ...

Crime

AG Fitch announces recent sentencings

Attorney General Lynn Fitch announced these recent sentencings in cases across Mississippi investigated and prosecuted the Attorney General’s Office. ...

Crime

Nesbit man sentenced to prison for racist threats

A Nesbit man was sentenced today to two and a half years in prison for transmitting a communication ...

Crime

OPD charges Tristan Holland with accessory after the fact following death of Ole Miss student

Tristan Holland (18 of Collierville, TN) was formally charged today with accessory after the fact and given a ...

Crime

Oxford man arrested after fight results in dog being shot

On Tuesday October 11, 2022, officers with the Oxford Police Department responded to the area of Anchorage Rd ...

Events

Oxford attorneys memorialized by the Mississippi Bar

On Tuesday, October 11, The Mississippi Bar held the 94th Annual Memorial Service before the Mississippi Supreme Court ...

Crime

OPD charges suspect in hit-and-run case

The Oxford Police Department released the following statement on Monday regarding the hit-and-run accident that resulted in the ...

Education

Hearing update: The illegal funneling of $10 million in public funds to private schools

JACKSON, Miss – Today, the Hinds County Chancery Court ruled that the Mississippi Legislature illegally attempted to funnel $10 ...

Crime

Charleston man sentenced to more than 18 years in drug trafficking case

A Charleston man was sentenced Tuesday to more than 18 years in prison for selling methamphetamine. According to ...

News

State employee pay trails neighboring states, private sector

By Bobby Harrison, Mississippi Today The average state of Mississippi employee has worked for the state for almost 10 ...

Elections

League of Women Voters Oxford/North Mississippi to offer forums for county judge candidates

The League of Women Voters Oxford/North Mississippi announces a Special Series: Lafayette County 2022 County Judge Candidates Forum (Non-Partisan) via Zoom ...

Opinion

60th anniversary of the Ole Miss Riot: A look back from the perspective of an Oxford national guard member

By William L. Waller, Jr. BG, USA, Retired September 30, 2022, marks the 60th anniversary of what has ...

News

Holly Springs woman wins grant from Mississippi Arts Commission

JACKSON, MISS, – September 12, 2022, Beverly Davis of Holly Springs, MS has been awarded a $2,000.00 project ...

Lafayette County

Lafayette High School is among 46 Mississippi high schools recognized with the national 2022 College Success Award

The Mississippi Department of Education today announced that 46 Mississippi high schools have received the prestigious 2022 College ...

News

Mississippi’s first medical cannabis patient seminar exceeds expected attendance

Mississippi’s first medical cannabis patient seminar was an overwhelming success, as hundreds of patients, caregivers, practitioners, dispensaries, cultivators, ...

News

Baptist North Mississippi’s pulmonary program certified by leading cardiovascular and pulmonary organization

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi’s pulmonary rehabilitation program was recently certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary ...

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