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Ole Miss football parts way with offensive line coach

Lane Kiffin will spend the first part of the offseason looking for a new offensive line coach. Ole Miss confirmed reports that surfaced on Tuesday ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 4:50 pm

Education

Oxford School District to hold public retirement reception for Brian Harvey

The Oxford School District will hold a public reception next month in honor of superintendent Brian Harvey’s retirement this summer. Last Fall, Harvey announced his ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 2:25 pm

Lafayette Sports

Area teams have strong performances in North Half track meets

The high school track and field season is winding down with the state championships this weekend, but local teams punched their tickets with strong performances ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 2:19 pm

Education

Dr. Adam Pugh announces retirement as Lafayette County school superintendent

After nearly 20 years of service within the Lafayette County School District, Dr. Adam Pugh is calling it a career. Pugh announced last week that ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Monday, April 26, 2021 2:54 pm

Newsletter

Ole Miss holds annual Grove Bowl game as spring practice concludes

The first spring practice in two years concluded for the Ole Miss football team on Saturday with its annual Grove Bowl at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. In ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, April 24, 2021 8:15 pm

Newsletter

Alderman’s walk-off home run lifts No. 12 Ole Miss over LSU in series finale

On Tuesday morning Kemp Alderman was still redshirting his freshman season with the Ole Miss baseball team, but on Saturday he very well may swung ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, April 24, 2021 4:28 pm

Newsletter

No. 12 Ole Miss drops series to LSU in third-straight SEC loss

April continues to not be kind to the Ole Miss baseball team. The No. 12 Rebels fell to LSU 7-2 at Oxford-University Stadium on Friday ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, April 23, 2021 10:28 pm

Newsletter

Bullpen gives up late lead as No. 12 Ole Miss drops series opener to LSU

Once again the Ole Miss baseball team held a lead late into a game and once again the bullpen failed to keep it. The No. ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:19 pm

Lafayette Sports

Lafayette tennis defeats Brookhaven to win second 5A title in last three seasons

JACKSON — After getting their first state title in program history in 2018, the Lafayette tennis team added another piece of hardware to the trophy ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:41 pm

Lafayette County

MDOT to make adjustments to Highway 6 – F.D. “Buddy” East Parkway intersection

In the wake of a fatal two-vehicle accident that occurred last month, the Highway 6 and F.D. “Buddy” East Parkway intersection will soon see some ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:06 pm

Education

Oxford High School announces Valedictorian and Salutatorian for Class of 2021

Oxford High School is less than a month away from celebrating the Class of 2021 and on Wednesday, the Oxford School District announced the students ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, April 22, 2021 10:56 am

Business

Oxford Aldermen uphold Waffle House location decision by Planning Commission

The Oxford Board of Aldermen upheld the approvals made by the Oxford Planning Commission regarding a new location for the upcoming Waffle House, but said ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:17 am

Newsletter

Lane Kiffin discusses first Grove Bowl as spring practice winds down

Lane Kiffin will experience his first Grove Bowl as the Ole Miss head football coach on Saturday. With Vaught-Hemingway Stadium without COVID-19 restrictions, in terms ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 8:56 am

Events

Pop Up Oxford Spring Edition begins this week

With sporting events filling up the calendar and the absence of the Double Decker Arts Festival for a second straight spring, Visit Oxford decided to ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 8:46 am

Lafayette County

MSDH: 33 percent of Lafayette County residents fully vaccinated, second highest in state

Lafayette County is one of the top counties in Mississippi when it comes to its COVID-19 vaccination rate. According to the Mississippi State Department of ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12:35 pm

Education

Oxford’s Karthikeyan named semifinalist for Board of Education’s junior student representative

The Mississippi Board of Education (SBE) named its 10 semifinalists to serve as the next SBE junior student representative and an Oxford High School student ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 11:36 am

Events

City of Oxford to participate in Building Safety Month

Next month the City of Oxford will participate in the 41st annual Building Safety Month by offering different activities for residents to participate in. This ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 11:30 am

Newsletter

Lafayette tennis defeats Saltillo to clinch third straight 5A North Half title

Lafayette tennis is returning to Jackson to reclaim its crown this week. The Commodores defeated Saltillo 6-1 at the John Leslie Tennis Complex on Monday ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Monday, April 19, 2021 5:33 pm

Newsletter

Bullpen woes plague No. 6 Ole Miss in series loss to No. 4 Mississippi State

STARKVILLE — Drew McDaniel did what was ask of him in Sunday’s rubber match against No. 4 Mississippi State — the Ole Miss bullpen did ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Sunday, April 18, 2021 4:38 pm

Newsletter

Offense comes to life for No. 6 Ole Miss as they even series with No. 4 Mississippi State

STARKVILLE — Never has there been a more dominant “Doug Day” than there was on Saturday. Doug Nikhazy had a masterful outing on the mound ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, April 17, 2021 5:35 pm

Newsletter

Ole Miss tight end Demarcus Thomas returns to the field after suffering injury in November

Demarcus Thomas is no stranger to suffering an injury on the football field, but when he was airlifted to a Memphis hospital in November, things ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, April 17, 2021 8:00 am

Events

Planning Commission approves Isom Place to become event venue

Isom Place, one of Oxford’s oldest homes, will soon be able to host weddings and other events. During Monday’s meeting, the Oxford Planning Commission approved ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, April 17, 2021 8:00 am

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