A former law enforcement officer has been charged with the murders of his mother and half-brother who were found shot to death in their home near the South Oaks subdivision Friday.
Two University of Mississippi students were killed Saturday morning after a wreck on Highway 7 near University Avenue.
At 4:45 a.m. a vehicle carrying four Ole Miss students overturned, killing two. The driver was taken to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis and another passenger remains at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. The Oxford Police Department is investigating the cause of the wreck.
The two students pronounced dead at the scene were Christopher J. Grimaud, 20, of St. Louis, and Kevin J. Eagan, 18, of St. Charles, Mo. (November 9, 2013)
The city of Abbeville will be assuming the Abbeville Water Association in hopefully, the near future, according to city officials. (November 8, 2013, Page 3A)
Bill Arnold, a Vietnam veteran, likes to keep the Veterans Building on Veterans Boulevard looking neat and tidy, hoping the building can be a place more Oxonions know is there and appreciate. (November 8, 2013, Page 1A)
The Oxford Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred at about 6 this morning in the South Oaks subdivision. Carol Lavett Gary, 43, and her 12-year-old son were found dead. They had both been shot. Gary is the principal at Davidson Elementary in Water Valley. Check The EAGLE for updates. (November 8, 2013, Page 1A)
The Oxford Electric Department will be able to purchase three hybrid electric trucks at a very reduced cost thanks to a grant from TVA. (November 7, 2013, Page 1)
Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg takes a look at C Spire’s recent competition for communities to get its high-speed Internet connection and suggests that the company should be doing its own work to get customers rather than getting city governments and officials to do it for them. (November 7, 2013, Page 4)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen heard the first reading of an ordinance change that would allow pedicabs to operate in Oxford during their regular meeting Tuesday night. (November 6, 2013, Page 1)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to take back control of the Oxford Conference Center which has previously been under the umbrella of the Oxford Tourism Council. (November 6, 2013, Page 1)
Nine cities in Mississippi were selected by C Spire to be the first to receive its high speed Internet, but Oxford was not one them. (November 5, 2013, Page 16)