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Ana Martinez, Author at The Oxford Eagle

News

Child abuse reports dwindle in Lafayette County

Lafayette County has experienced a decrease in reports of child abuse cases. According to Sheriff Joey East of the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department, he has ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:37 pm

News

Flag Commission chooses a design for Mississippi state flag

The Mississippi State Flag Commission have made a decision on their choice for a new state flag. On Wednesday, the flag commission voted 8-1 in ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:20 pm

Business

Dr. Preston Lee named Mississippi Business Journal’s “Top Entrepreneurs 2020”

Dr. Preston Hugh Lee III, DDS, of Lee Family Dentistry has been named one of Mississippi Business Journal’s “Top Entrepreneurs 2020.” Lee is one of ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:08 am

Lafayette County

Coroner says body storage not a crisis in Lafayette County

Many morgues in the state of Mississippi are experiencing a storage crisis due to COVID-19 related deaths. However, Lafayette County is currently not. According to ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 4:32 pm

Lafayette County

Non-profits see a decline in giving amid COVID-19 pandemic

Charities have experienced a decline in giving due to COVID-19 and the impact it has had on the economy. Local organizations such as United Way ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 1:45 pm

Crime

Man arrested by Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department for the burglary of a vehicle

Terrell Clayton, 36-years-old, was arrested on Monday, Aug. 31 by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. Investigators arrested Clayton for the commercial burglary after it was ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 11:43 pm

News

Oxford-Lafayette County has seen growth in economy

Oxford-Lafayette County can credit its growth to the work put in by the Economic Development Foundation and the Chamber of Commerce. The Oxford-Lafayette County Economic ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 3:01 pm

News

The unlikely father/son relationship of Tim Turner and Cordarius Anthony

Family is not always made up of what one was born into but rather the people who one chooses to have in their lives. At ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:14 am

Obituaries

Obituary for Geneva A. Harris

Geneva A. Harris, 94, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2020, in Water Valley, Miss. A graveside service will be held at a later date in ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Monday, August 31, 2020 4:00 pm

Business

Oxford Gourmet and Gifts stays open throughout COVID-19

Local business, Oxford Gourmet and Gifts, has managed to stay in business despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Oxford Gourmet and Gifts is located on the Square ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Monday, August 31, 2020 11:48 am

Lafayette County

COVID-19 raises concerns for physical and mental health

The COVID-19 pandemic brought about new health concerns and new ways of approaching everyday activity including how we look at physical and mental health. When ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Friday, August 28, 2020 3:55 pm

News

Trump Headquarters to open in New Albany

The Republican party will be opening a Trump Headquarters for North Mississippi in New Albany, Mississippi. Trump Headquarters will be opening in New Albany on ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Friday, August 28, 2020 3:17 pm

Lafayette County

County Board of Supervisors have yet to respond to the City Alderman’s request to clarify ownership of Confederate statue

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors met on Thursday to discuss whether or not to meet with Oxford’s Board of Aldermen to discuss ownership of ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Friday, August 28, 2020 3:07 pm

News

UM Internship Experience Program teaches students how to work remotely

The University of Mississippi Internship Experience Program is offering an eight-week course for the fall semester. The course is for students of any major who ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Friday, August 28, 2020 9:50 am

Business

Christ Presbyterian opens new location

Christ Presbyterian Church, otherwise known as the secret church, has opened their new location on Sisk Avenue. They had their first service there at the ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:56 pm

Business

The Pinnacle offers assisted living and memory care for residents

Hermitage Gardens of Oxford changed ownership and will now be known as The Pinnacle of Oxford. “We were with Five Star Quality Care and then ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, August 27, 2020 1:30 pm

Business

Regions Bank opens at new location on Jackson Avenue

Regions Bank has announced the opening of its new Oxford location on Jackson Avenue. The new location is one of the most modern Regions facilities ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, August 27, 2020 1:23 pm

Obituaries

Obituary of Carolyn Lulu Hipp Hester

Carolyn Lulu Hipp Hester, 86, formerly of Lawrenceburg and currently of Spring Hill, Tenn., died Monday, August 24, 2020, at 8:30 p.m. in the evening ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:16 am

Business

New Businesses open at Oxford Commons, with more to come next month

Endurance Physical Therapy and Oxford Commons Home Sales and Design Center are now open at the Terrace in the Oxford Commons. Endurance Physical Therapy opened ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 3:09 pm

Obituaries

Obituary for Stella Kay Chapman Locke

Stella Kay Chapman Locke, 87, died Saturday, August 22, 2020, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo, Miss. A visitation for Mrs. Locke will be held ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:38 pm

Obituaries

Obituary for Neal A. Heimer

Neal A. Heimer D.O., former marine and Capt. (ret) USN, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020. Neal grew up in Oxford, graduated from the Virginia ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:36 pm

Crime

Warrant issued for person associated with the delivery of a controlled substance

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department took to Facebook on Monday, to enlist the help of the community to find a person associated with the delivery ... Read more

by Ana Martinez, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 2:46 pm

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