The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing a teen.
Stephen Tyler Emerick, 19, was last seen around 8 p.m. Monday when he left his job at Ashley’s Furniture early because he was feeling sick.
His truck was located this morning in the woods about 300-feet from Highway 328 just outside of Taylor. The ignition was on and his cell phone and wallet were still inside the truck.
Emerick, who is known to friends as Tyler, is described as about 140 pounds, 5-feet, 5-inches tall with red hair. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a T-shirt. He has a Ducks Unlimited tattoo on his left arm. His mother, Samantha Clark, said her son never did anything like this before and has no medical or mental conditions that would cause him to wander off.
Anyone with information should call, 234-6421. (May 1, 2013)
An election form hosted by The Oxford EAGLE Tuesday had about 300 people in attendance to hear the views of nine aldermen candidates on a variety of subjects. For a recap on some of the issues discussed at the forum click here. (May 1, 2013, Page 1, 11)
Mayor Pat Patterson met his two challengers Tuesday at the Oxford Conference Center where the three candidates spoke on topics like budget, parking and alcohol sales. (May 1, 2013, Page 1, 11)
The Oxford Fire Department is accepting applications for its five-day fire academy for children 6 to 12 years old that will become in June. Applications may be picked up from any city fire department and turned in by May 21. (April 30, 2013, Page 3)
Laqvia Brown, 9, has suffered through two boughts of cancer and still has a smile that brightens up a room. She and her family will be walking in the Relay for Life Friday at the Baptist Cancer Center. (April 30, 2013, Page 1, 2)
Mother Nature spared the Double Decker Arts Festival from the predicted storms that threatened to put a screeching halt to the popular event this year. Crowds enjoyed art, music and local food under mostly sunny skies Saturday. (April 29, 2013, Page 1A, 10A)
A new historical marker was unveiled Thursday in front of City Hall the briefly hits on some Oxford’s history. (April 26, 2013, Page 1A)
Plans for Double Decker are moving forward despite a rainy weekend being forecasted by the National Weather Service. Click here to view the EAGLE’s complete Double Decker section. (April 26, 2013, Page 1A, 7A)
Oxford man part of trio awarded for their assistance in helping a severely injured Grenada judge during a fishing trip in March. (April 25, 2013, Page 1A, 10A)
Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg admits she’s a dog person and has more than her share of dogs she takes care of. That still doesn’t change her shock, she writes, about the treatment some people give to their pets. (April 25, 2013, Page 4A)