Oxford literary great William Faulkner’s work may no longer lay dying on the shelves.
Select Faulkner novels and short stories are just a couple years away from making it to the big screen, as a new, first-look option with producer David Milch was announced Wednesday.
The result of two years of discussion after the Faulkner Conference in 2010 led to the partnership with Milch and the Faulkner Literary Estate. (December 1, 2011, Page 1)
More than 50 community members met to discuss future plans for the Excel by Five program on Tuesday night. (November 30, 2011, Page 1)
The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department is still searching for two male suspects believed to have taken a large sum of money during an armed robbery at the Abbeville branch of the Bank of Holly Springs in Abbeville Tuesday. (November 30, 2011, Page 1)
The Oxford Council on Aging and Meals on Wheels have teamed up to give senior citizens who are homebound a $10 Christmas gift. (November 29, 2011, Page 1)
The Oxford School District saved more than $23,000 or 7 percent in energy costs this year as part of the pilot TVA Green School Initiative program. (November 29, 2011, Page 1)
An armed gunman robbed the Abbeville Bank this morning, making off with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department.
The Oxford and Lafayette County school districts are among the best public education systems in the state, and the community is home to the University of Mississippi, a higher educational institution that continues to rise in the ranks of schools recognized for academic excellence. (more…) (November 28, 2011, Page 1A)
This year’s Holiday Open House, sponsored by the Oxford Downtown Council, offered shoppers loads of discounts at Square businesses as well as holiday events like visiting with Santa, making Christmas tree decorations or watching Oxford’s first official Christmas tree light up as carolers sang in the background. (November 28, 2011, Page 1A)
By taking a few extra steps this holiday season when traveling away from home to visit loved ones during the holidays, there’s a better chance everything will still be as you left it when you return. Home burglaries climb during the holiday season. Read today’s EAGLE for some tips on keeping your home safe. (November 24, 2011, Page 1A)
The Oxford Downtown Council is hoping to kick off Christmas with some old and new traditions this year, including Oxford’s first official Christmas tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday. (November 24, 2011, Page 1A)