Young visitors at the Oxford City Market this week got a lesson in making homemade, hand-churned ice cream as part of the market’s ongoing children’s activities each week. (June 27, 2014, Page 1B, 3B)
Construction is expected to begin back up in August on Jackson Row, on East Jackson Avenue across from James Food Center, after the site has sat dormant for a better part of a year. (June 27, 2014, Page 1A)
In a 5-4 decision Thursday, the Mississippi Supreme Court rejected the appeal for Caleb Corrothers who was found guilty by a jury on two counts of capital murder and sentenced to death row for killing Frank and Taylor Clark over $5,000 in 2009. (June 27, 2014, Page 1A, 5A)
Six-term Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran beat challenger Chris McDaniel for the win in a tight Republican runoff race earning 50.9 percent of the votes.
In Lafayette County, voters continued to back Cochran giving him about 67 percent of the votes. (June 24, 2014, Page 1, 14)
Grandfather charged with hitting 18-month-old. (June 24, 2014, Page 1, 14)
The Oxford Electric Department is warning business customers against telephone scammers who are calling local businesses and threatening to discount their power if they aren’t paid within the hour.
Below is a list of polling precincts for the runoff election between incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran and his tea party challenger, Chris McDaniel. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. (more…) (June 23, 2014)
Blog places Oxford at No. 4 in state for lowest violent crime. (June 23, 2014, Page 1)
A Lafayette County resident is upset with the local humane society for allegedly adopting out her dog without her permission. While the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society cannot comment on the incident, its leadership offers tips to make sure runaway pets get back home. (June 23, 2014, Page 3)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen will be considering two ordinances that address two ordinances that will require developers to take a more proactive stance with erosion control and storm water runoff on developed property. (June 20, 2014, Page 1A)