For the second time on two consecutive Thursday mornings, Lafayette County residents awoke to a winter wonderland. However, the white stuff on the ground this morning wasn’t snow, it was a lot of ice and sleet, with a little snow sprinkled in for good measure. (more…) (March 5, 2015, Page 1A, 10A)
The Oxford Parking Commission approved moving forward with a new phone application to pay for parking at the city’s parking meters that won’t cost the city anything. (March 3, 2015, Page 1)
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for north Mississippi from 6 p.m. Wednesday through 6 a.m. Thursday
The 12th annual Oxford Film Festival had visits from actors James Franco and Tim Blake Nelson, large crowds and bittersweet good byes. (March 2, 2015, Page 1)
By Alyssa Schnugg
Volunteers for this year’s Feed the Hunger Pack-A-Thon are asking folks to spend a couple of hours packing nutritious meals for children who may otherwise do without.
Mary Katherine Perry, founder of the Oxford event, said she’s seen first-hand where the meals go during two trips to Kenya with the Feed the Hunger organization.
The Oxford community mourned the loss of attorney Tom Freeland, who died Saturday after complications from surgery.
After more than two years in the making, Oxford firefighters with Station No. 1 moved into a new station last week that’s not only much roomier, it even has a brass pole to slide down.
Icy roads contributed to about seven wrecks in a two-hour period Friday and more wintry weather is expected today. (February 23, 2015, Page 1)