As University of Mississippi football fans flock to Oxford to see the Rebels take on the University of Missouri’s Tigers on Saturday night in their last home game of the season, city and university officials are asking everyone to be patient and expect heavy traffic before and, especially, after the game (November 22, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)
Local police were kept busy during the weekend between traffic and arrests but overall, officials say things ran much smoother for the LSU game than last week’s Texas A&M game.
While officers with the University of Police Department at the University of Mississippi responded to hordes of students amassing near the Kincannon and Stockard dormatories around midnight, officials are saying the event was not a riot. (November 7, 2012, Page 14)
The University Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred early this morning on University Avenue. (October 26, 2012, Page 2A)
Local police made 75 arrests this weekend after the population of Oxford doubled when the Rebels played the University of Texas. One of the arrests was that of a former Ole Miss student who was tackled by officers when he ran onto the field during halftime in his boxers, at one point mooning the crowd. (September 17, 2012, Page 1A)
Local law enforcement were kept busy this weekend during Ole Miss’s first home game and the Labor Day holiday. While there were several arrests for DUI, officials say it’s drunk walkers they are going to be keeping a closer eye on. (September 4, 2012, Page 1)
With close to 50,000 football fans expected in Oxford this weekend, city and University of Mississippi officials are asking everyone to adhere to local laws in regards to parking, smoking and drinking. (August 31, 2012, Page 1A, 8A)
While the Ole Miss Rebels didn’t have much success in its game against LSU Saturday, local law enforcement officers were successful in rounding up those who stepped out of the legal bounds of the community. (November 22, 2011, Page 2)
Local law enforcement officers had little time to rest during the biggest SEC football home-game weekend thus far this season.
The Oxford Police Department responded to more than 197 calls between 6 a.m. Friday and 6 a.m. this morning. (October 17, 2011, Page 1A)
A large incoming freshman class keep University of Mississippi and police officials hopping during the first week of classes. (August 26, 2011, Page 1A)