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)
Oxford Police Chief Joey East announced shortly after 6 p.m. Friday that the older son of Carol Gary, the 43-year-old Oxford woman who was found shot to death Friday morning along with her 12-year-old-son, has been charged with both murders. The son, Regis Mister, 25, is in custody in the Lafayette County Detention Center. Check The EAGLE website for more details. (November 8, 2013)
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)
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)
The Courthouse Square Historic Preservation Commission denied a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for The Chancellor’s Home hotel on the corner of South Lamar and University Avenue. (November 5, 2013, Page 1, 16)
Supporting material on agenda items for the Oxford Board of Aldermen meetings will now be available online. (November 4, 2013, Page 5A)
Oxford looks to other towns for advice on paid parking around the Square. (November 4, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)