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Ana Martinez, Author at The Oxford Eagle

News

Oxford Police Department reminds everyone to stay safe this 4th of July

Oxford Police Department wants to remind everyone to stay safe this Fourth of July. Oxford residents are gearing up to celebrate Independence Day from their ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Friday, July 3, 2020 8:00 am

Lafayette County

Confederate statue not on Board of Supervisors agenda, will still be addressed

The agenda for the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors meeting on July 6 was announced on Thursday, but it did not list the Confederate monument ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, July 2, 2020 5:27 pm

News

University FSL Director reminds Greek Life members to follow COVID-19 guidelines

The director of University of Mississippi Fraternity and Sorority Life took to social media on Wednesday, July 1 to address concerns for Fall 2020 COVID-19 ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:20 pm

Business

Oxford Creamery announces new doughnut shop

Oxford Creamery announced on its Facebook page that they will be opening up a new doughnut shop. High Rise Donuts will be opening up on ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, July 2, 2020 11:24 am

Business

Oxford Dairy Queen opening July 28, hiring now

Oxford’s Dairy Queen will be holding open interviews from June 29 to July 3 as they prepare to open their doors. Dairy Queen is looking ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:25 pm

Events

Local Restaurants to Hold Independence Day Celebrations

The City of Oxford will be shooting fireworks on Friday, July 3, and a couple local restaurants are kicking off their own Independence Day celebrations ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 10:32 am

Lafayette County

LOUnited Rally draws crowd to protest statue and police brutality

The LOUnited rally, hosted by Ole Miss student-athletes, drew a crowd to the Square in the fight for change this past weekend. Rebels linebacker Momo ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Monday, June 29, 2020 12:04 pm

Coronavirus Heroes

Coronavirus Heroes Part 9: Dodo’s Pizza in need after serving the community

This is the ninth in the EAGLE’s 10-part Coronavirus Heroes series. Every weekend, a new Coronavirus Hero will be featured. This week’s Coronavirus Hero is ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:00 am

News

County denies permit for Pro-Flag, Pro-Statue Rally

The pro-flag and pro-statue rally that was scheduled for Saturday, June 27 has been canceled after Lafayette County denied the organizer’s permit request. Posted under ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, June 25, 2020 6:28 pm

Coronavirus Heroes

Coronavirus Heroes Part 10: Webb serves as Doctor of the Day at Mississippi State Capitol

This is the final installation in the EAGLE’s 10-part Coronavirus Heroes series. This week’s Coronavirus Hero is Dr. Kimberly L. Webb, of Webb Family Medical ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, June 25, 2020 6:26 pm

Lafayette County

Mississippi Library Association releases statement on state flag

The Mississippi Library Association Board released a statement asking state legislators to vote to change the state flag. In their statement, they asked that all ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:47 am

Lafayette County

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour launches “Thanks Thacker” fundraiser

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour has announced a fundraising drive to offset revenue loss during the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of the fundraiser is $25,000, ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 3:21 pm

Lafayette County

Northwest Mississippi Community College endorses state flag change

The Mississippi Association of Community Colleges, or MACC, unanimously voted to support the changing of the current state flag, yesterday, June 23. The group is ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:17 am

Lafayette County

Lafayette County Supervisors host community discussion on Confederate statue

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors met at 5 p.m. Monday to discuss moving the statue from its place on the Courthouse lawn. Residents of ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Monday, June 22, 2020 9:28 pm

News

UM Law group Forward Mississippi issues statement in support of Stennis Flag

The Forward Mississippi committee released a statement on Friday calling for the support of the Stennis Flag. Forward Mississippi is a subgroup on campus that ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Monday, June 22, 2020 1:27 pm

Coronavirus Heroes

Coronavirus Heroes Part 8: Onice Carter puts customers first

This is the eighth in the EAGLE’s 10-part Coronavirus Heroes series. Every weekend, a new Coronavirus Hero will be featured. This week’s Coronavirus Hero is ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Saturday, June 20, 2020 8:00 am

Columns

A Concert with Dad

Like my father, I love music. If anyone were to look at my iTunes playlist, they would find a variety of music genres. It drives ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Saturday, June 20, 2020 8:00 am

Lafayette County

Confederate Statue discussion forum echoes 2017 conversations

A community discussion will be held on Monday, June 22 about the fate of the statue on the Courthouse lawn – however, Lafayette County residents ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Friday, June 19, 2020 2:36 pm

News

Ole Miss Fraternity and Sorority Life sends out warning: No rush parties allowed

The University of Mississippi Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life issued a statement this week to fraternities caught hosting off-campus parties, stating that any chapter ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:31 pm

Lafayette County

Lafayette County updates policy for assemblies on Courthouse lawn

Lafayette County released a new policy for the use of grounds outside of the Historic Lafayette County Courthouse this afternoon. The Lafayette County Board of ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 4:52 pm

News

Ole Miss Confederate statue dedication speech unearthed

After years of searching, Dr. Anne Twitty found the full text of the speech dedicating the Confederate monument located on the University of Mississippi campus. ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 4:27 pm

Lafayette County

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department says policy is similar to OPD’s response to #8Can’tWait

Following the release of Oxford Police Department and Mayor Robin Tannehill’s joint statement breaking down OPD’s response to the #8Can’tWait anti-violence policy movement on Saturday, ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:34 pm

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