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LCFD chief: More staff needed to serve county

Editor’s note: This was updated with corrected information regarding the total budget and employee status. Lafayette County Fire Department Chief Wes Anderson says the LCFD ... Read more

1 week ago by Maya Martin.

Barragan bringing “joy” to Oxford with latest business venture

Joysticks Restaurant Arcade ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday signified the official opening of Antonio “Tony” Barragan’s latest venture. Born and raised in Chicago, Barragan came to ... Read more

1 week ago by Maya Martin.

Labor shortage strings up catfish supplies

The South’s Best Catfish Joint is feeling the pinch of limited catfish supplies and rising prices, driven primarily by labor shortages. Lynn Hewlett, owner of ... Read more

1 week ago by Maya Martin.

Grant helps CASA expand volunteer base

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Lafayette County (CASA) will now be able to bring on more volunteer advocates to help and serve the best interests ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Maya Martin.

Commissioner to hold Punkin Water hearing today

Punkin Water Association customers with ongoing concerns about water quality will have the chance to share those at today’s public hearing. Northern District Public Service ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Maya Martin.

Magnolia Square Farmers’ Market to celebrate first responders

The Water Valley Magnolia Farmers’ Market will honor first responders at its market day on Saturday. The “Salute to First Responders” takes from place 8 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Maya Martin.

Former state rep shot to death in Water Valley Boat Landing community

Former state Rep. Ashley Henley of DeSoto County was shot and killed while mowing the grass outside the home where her sister-in-law’s body had been ... Read more

1 month ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Water Valley man charged with Grand Larceny

A Water Valley man is facing a felony charge after allegedly stealing a couple of items, including a truck. On April 7, investigators with the ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

100 Years later: The Lynching of Adolphus Ross 

North Mississippi recently marked the 100th anniversary of a gruesome lynching in Yalobusha County, as reported in the Oxford Eagle and North Mississippi Herald. March ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Oxford High School juniors top Mississippi ACT composite scores

Juniors at Oxford High School and Lafayette High School paced Mississippi with some of the highest ACT scores, according to the Mississippi Department of Education. ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Mildred Tidwell Jarrett Obituary

Mildred Tidwell Jarrett, 92, died Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley, Miss.  The funeral service was held Sunday, August ... Read more

12 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Water Valley man succumbs to injuries from one-vehicle accident on CR 376

Deputies of the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department were called out to County Road 376 for a one-vehicle accident on Saturday, July 25 at 3:58 p.m. ... Read more

1 year ago by Ana Martinez.

Double murder-suicide in Yalobusha County leaves three people dead

The names of the three people who died in a weekend double murder-suicide in Yalobusha County have been released. Ronnie Stark, the Yalobusha County Coroner, ... Read more

1 year ago by Ana Martinez.

Yalobusha County woman dies of COVID-19 in Oxford hospital

A woman from Yalobusha County was reported to have died from complications due to COVID-19 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Yalobusha Coroner Ronnie Stark reported ... Read more

1 year ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford Film Festival doubling up with Water Valley drive-in

The Oxford Film Festival is providing double the fun with its summer drive-in experience, starting this week. After offering its OFF to the Drive-In event ... Read more

1 year ago by Jake Thompson.

Coronavirus Heroes Part 10: Webb serves as Doctor of the Day at Mississippi State Capitol

This is the final installation in the EAGLE’s 10-part Coronavirus Heroes series. This week’s Coronavirus Hero is Dr. Kimberly L. Webb, of Webb Family Medical ... Read more

1 year ago by Ana Martinez.

Water Valley officially sets new watermelon eating contest world record

The City of Water Valley is officially the king of watermelons. Word recently came down from the Guinness World Records office that last year’s watermelon ... Read more

1 year ago by Jake Thompson.

Water Valley announces Valedictorian, Salutatorian and Historian

Water Valley High School announced the valedictorian, salutatorian and historian for the 2019-2020 graduating class this week. Coulter Clement was named the school’s valedictorian, Blayne ... Read more

1 year ago by Ana Martinez.

Water Valley High School Seniors 2020

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1 year ago by Staff Report.

Water Valley woman arrested on commercial burglary charges

A Water Valley woman is facing multiple counts of commercial burglary. On May 1, investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested Stacey Crouch, 37, ... Read more

1 year ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette and Oxford School Districts considered top in the state per study

Recently, a study was conducted by BackgroundChecks.org to determine the top school districts in each state. In Mississippi, Oxford and Lafayette County are considered two ... Read more

1 year ago by Jake Thompson.

Amended lawsuit filed by Water Valley man now asking for $5 million

After filing a lawsuit asking for an unspecified amount in damages, a Water Valley man who claims he was “brutally beaten” by law enforcement officers ... Read more

1 year ago by Jake Thompson.

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