The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department and the Oxford Police Department are working on a possible murder/suicide this morning.
According to Investigator Alan Wilburn with the sheriff’s department, Michael Orange was found dead at about 9:20 a.m. in his residence on County Road 105. He died from a single gunshot wound to his head. His death appears to be a suicide, Wilburn said.
OPD officers responded to St. Andrew’s Circle shortly after where the body of Sharon Pegues Orange was discovered, also dead from a gunshot wound.
Check the EAGLE website for updated information. (October 13, 2014)
Classmates return to recently renovated facility for the first reunion of the old Abbeville School. (October 13, 2014, Page 1)
Some parents with children on an OPC flag-football team are upset over the coach’s decision to name the team after MSU. (October 10, 2014, Page 2A)
City leaders discuss ways to guide development. (October 10, 2014, Page 1A, 3A)
Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg writes about the extremely successful fundraising effort that will pay off the fine Ole Miss received for its fans storming the field after the win over Alabama and also pay for the goal posts and other repairs needed, wondering how great it would be if we could get an outpouring of donations like that for local charities that help the truly needy. (October 10, 2014, Page 4A)
OUT officials reported record ridership in September and reminds riders large coolers and tents are not allowed on buses. (October 9, 2014, Page 1)