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Lifestyle

Weekend kicks off “FinsUp Fanfare” at Lafayette County Arena

By Davis Coen Saturday morning begins SEC Football.  We all have missed it, but what goes along with football in the South is tailgating. Arguably ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:23 pm

Lafayette County

Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi Recognized for High-Value Healthcare

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi is among six Baptist Memorial hospitals that have been recognized by Premier Inc. for providing High-Value Healthcare. This award, presented by ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:20 pm

Lifestyle

Art from The Heart: Kids Thank Front Line Workers

With front-line workers continuing to go above and beyond the call of duty amid the coronavirus pandemic, The Oxford Eagle is calling children in our ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:21 am

Oxford Town

Spine Center Baptist and Semmes-Murphey Brain & Spine Network

In 2015, Baptist Memorial Health Care and Semmes Murphey Clinic partnered to form the Brain & Spine Network, bringing together two of the region’s most ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:47 pm

News

“Labor of Love” rally held by veterans and business owners in support of relocating the statue

Three Lafayette County veterans and a prominent local business owner voiced strong support for relocating the Confederate statue from the center of the city and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:40 am

tailgating

Remembering My First Grove Experience At Ole Miss

By Steve Stricker | Guest Columnist After a huge Coronavirus “alteration” to our Ole Miss 2020 football schedule, ten SEC games only, on August 20, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, September 7, 2020 12:15 pm

Labor Day

Labor Day—Summer’s Final Fling

By Bonnie Brown | Guest Columnist Each year the first Monday of September is designated as Labor Day. It’s a day to honor the American ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, September 7, 2020 11:59 am

John Currence

Chef John Currence releases a tailgating cookbook

By Davis Coen Beloved local Chef John Currence released his third book last week, a cookbook titled “Tailgreat: How to Crush It at Tailgating,” in ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, September 7, 2020 11:57 am

Columnists

Reflecting on Ole Miss’s 2020 Baseball Season That Was Upended  By COVID-19 

By Steve Stricker  | Guest Columnist Missing “normalcy,” i.e., life before March 18 and masks, I reflected on Ole Miss Baseball – 2019 and amazing not to be busted 2020 season….  June 26, 2019, Vanderbilt Baseball Commodores (59-12) coached by ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:03 pm

Columnists

Finding Family in Oxford and the University of Mississippi

Bonnie Brown | Guest Columnist  Hello!  I’m Bonnie Brown.  I was born in Ohio, actually southern Ohio—and really just across the river from Kentucky.  So, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, August 29, 2020 4:54 pm

Mississippi Aquarium

Lifestyle

Mississippi Aquarium in Gulfport to open this weekend

Gulfport – Fifteen years after Katrina, the Mississippi Aquarium will open Aug. 29 in downtown Gulfport as a project to revitalize the area. “There are ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, August 29, 2020 9:00 am

News

Mississippi holds Second Amendment tax holiday this weekend

The Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday in Mississippi is this weekend, Aug. 28-30. During this time, sales tax is not collected on the sale of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, August 28, 2020 7:00 am

Ole Miss

Weekly Poll Question: Football Attendance This Season

Let us know what you think. Poll ends Sept. 1st. Answers are published in Wednesday’s Oxford Eagle. Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 5:30 pm

Business

Malco to reopen Theater at Oxford Commons next month

Malco Theaters is reopening their Oxford Commons Cinema Grill location on Sept. 3rd after a six month closure. The theatre last had their doors open ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:45 am

NO GCS

The Blake remains one of Oxford’s safest havens for seniors

Sponsored by The Blake at Oxford As safety in assisted living facilities continue to be an enormous concern during the coronavirus pandemic, The Blake at ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, August 22, 2020 10:35 am

Obituaries

Nadine Oswalt Franklin

Nadine Oswalt Franklin, 89, died Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at The Pinnacle in Greenville, Miss. The funeral service will be held Saturday, August 1, 2020, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:36 pm

Education

Back to School savings this coming weekend – MS Sales Tax Holiday

Back to School Sales savings this coming weekend – Mississippi’s Sales Tax Holiday Mississippians have some sales tax relief this coming weekend, as the state ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:28 pm

Lifestyle

Oxford author Michael Farris Smith takes on prequel to The Great Gatsby

Considered one of the greatest novels ever written, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” has been duly celebrated since its first publication nearly a hundred ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, July 25, 2020 8:00 am

NO GCS

Impact of missing Doctor Appointments due to fear of COVID-19

Sponsored by Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi COVID-19 has impacted the lives of citizens around the United States and has changed how we live ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:22 pm

Obituaries

James Edward Parks, Jr.

James Edward Parks, Jr., 85, passed away peacefully in the presence of his family at his home in Oxford on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. The ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:18 pm

Business

First Commercial Bank Adds Two New Members to the Oxford Team

JACKSON  – First Commercial Bank’s Alan Walters, President & Chief Executive Officer and Curtis J. Gabardi, President and CEO – In Wait, today jointly announced ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:20 pm

NO GCS

Blanton Hunter Parham

Blanton Hunter Parham, 79, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 17, 2020, at his home in Oxford surrounded by family. A graveside service was held ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:31 pm

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