Oxford Intermediate School’s sixth-grader Edmund Doerksen placed second in the 27th annual Mississippi Geographic Bee held this past weekend. (March 31, 2015)
The lawyer representing Graeme Phillip Harris says his client’s actions were “foolish, insensitive and offensive,” but the he wasn’t the one who put a rope around a statue of James Meredith and questions why two other students haven’t been charged. (March 30, 2015, Page 1, 3)
To help guide Oxford’s growth in the best possible direction, city planners and officials are looking to the public for their input on how they see Oxford in 2037. Several public hearings are scheduled including one at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Oxford Conference Center. (March 29, 2015, Page 1A, 6A)
A former University of Mississippi student was indicted by a federal grand jury on federal civil rights charges for allegedly hanging a rope around a statue of the university’s first black student.
According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Graeme Phillip Harris was indicted on one count of conspiracy to violate civil rights and one count of using a threat of force to intimidate African-American students because of their race. (March 29, 2015, Page 1A)
After staying in executive session for almost two hours Friday, members of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning revealed little of what was discussed behind closed doors about University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones. (March 29, 2015, Page 3A)
Graeme Phillip Harris was indicted by a federal grand jury on one count of conspiracy to violate civil rights and one count of using a threat of force to intimidate African-American students because of their race or color.
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Thanks to a group of animal lovers in Water Valley, stray and lost dogs are being taken out of the pound and given the chance to find loving, forever homes. (March 27, 2015, Page 1A, 5A)
IHL announced a special emergency meeting is slated for 2 this afternoon in Jackson to discuss a personnel matter at the University of Mississippi. (March 27, 2015, Page 1A, 3A)