A variety of events are planned for the holiday weekend including Leap Frog’s Firecracker Bash, a 5K run, the children’s parade and of course, fireworks. For a complete listing of activities, see today’s EAGLE. (July 1, 2014, Page 1, 11)
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine recently named Oxford as the top Smart Place to Retire. (June 30, 2014, Page 1)
A new program being offered at Oxford Nazarene Church aims to help people face the giants in their lives and learn how knock them down like David did to Goliath. (June 27, 2014, Page 5B)
Young visitors at the Oxford City Market this week got a lesson in making homemade, hand-churned ice cream as part of the market’s ongoing children’s activities each week. (June 27, 2014, Page 1B, 3B)
Construction is expected to begin back up in August on Jackson Row, on East Jackson Avenue across from James Food Center, after the site has sat dormant for a better part of a year. (June 27, 2014, Page 1A)
In a 5-4 decision Thursday, the Mississippi Supreme Court rejected the appeal for Caleb Corrothers who was found guilty by a jury on two counts of capital murder and sentenced to death row for killing Frank and Taylor Clark over $5,000 in 2009. (June 27, 2014, Page 1A, 5A)
Six-term Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran beat challenger Chris McDaniel for the win in a tight Republican runoff race earning 50.9 percent of the votes.
In Lafayette County, voters continued to back Cochran giving him about 67 percent of the votes. (June 24, 2014, Page 1, 14)
Grandfather charged with hitting 18-month-old. (June 24, 2014, Page 1, 14)
The Oxford Electric Department is warning business customers against telephone scammers who are calling local businesses and threatening to discount their power if they aren’t paid within the hour.
Blog places Oxford at No. 4 in state for lowest violent crime. (June 23, 2014, Page 1)