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Oxford Community Market to celebrate National Farmers Market Week

Oxford Community Market is joining the Farmers Market Coalition and markets around the country to celebrate National Farmers Market Week on Aug. 3 from 3-6:30 ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Tucker represents Lafayette in state DYW contest

Oxford High School senior Ellie Tucker, daughter of Tom and Leigh Tucker, is competing in the Distinguished Young Women State Competition in Meridian. The event ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Maya Martin.

Future Ole Miss student crowned Miss Mississippi Teen Volunteer

An incoming University of Mississippi freshman is the state’s first Miss Mississippi Teen Volunteer. Mary Kate Nelson, granddaughter of Kay Nelson of Oxford, was crowned ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Maya Martin.

Faulkner conference returns, focuses on ‘Mississippi Confluence’

The University of Mississippi is preparing for the return of the annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha conference with the theme, “Faulkner, Welty, Wright: A Mississippi Confluence.” ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Maya Martin.

Tibbehah County comes to Oxford for Atkins’ book launch

After over a year of online and virtual events, Square Books will host a fully open book-signing for local author Ace Atkins, at 6 p.m. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Davis Coen.

Balach excited to be dancing ‘like the stars’

Nancy Maria Balach will be dancing like the stars in August, and the University of Mississippi professor and Chair of the Music Department is “over ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Maya Martin.

Making safety fun: Fire Academy for Kids returns to Oxford

Fire Academy for Kids made a return to the Oxford Fire Department this week. The academy was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19. The OFD’s ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Maya Martin.

Magnolia Square Farmers’ Market to celebrate first responders

The Water Valley Magnolia Farmers’ Market will honor first responders at its market day on Saturday. The “Salute to First Responders” takes from place 8 ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Maya Martin.

Oxford celebrates Fourth of July with a bang

Oxford held two special events to recognize Independence Day this past weekend: Goodnight Market – Fourth of July edition and the Fourth of July fireworks ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Maya Martin.

Traffic patterns for 4th of July fireworks at Oxford High School announced

The Oxford Police Department announced the traffic patterns for the Fourth of July fireworks event taking place at Oxford High School. On Sunday, the City ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Junteenth festival celebrates community, unity

Members of the Oxford community gathered Saturday to celebrate Juneteenth, honoring the achievements of the Black community and the importance of Black history in Oxford ... Read more

1 month ago by Neely Mullen.

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour to welcome back audience with Grove show

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour is welcoming back an audience for the first time with the show in the Grove on Sunday. The show will ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Summer Sunset Series returning to The Grove

After a year away due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Summer Sunset Series is returning to its original home next month. The annual community event, ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Picnic at the Pavilion Celebrates LOU Reopening

To celebrate the reopening of the LOU community, the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Picnic on the Pavilion this Thursday from 5 ... Read more

3 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Labor Shortage Prompts Job Fair at OHS

The labor shortage affecting businesses around the country has not spared the LOU community, as officials report a visible labor shortage in a range of ... Read more

3 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Oxford Film Festival announces leadership for 2022

The Oxford Film Festival has found its leader for 2022. Last week, festival organizers announced Jim Brunzell III as the interim Executive Director for the ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Need-To-Know: Ole Miss Commencement 2021 

The University of Mississippi’s 168th Commencement exercises are scheduled this weekend, when more than 5,000 prospective graduates and their friends and family will gather in Oxford to ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Eggs and Issues Breakfast and Legislative Update happening Friday

The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Eggs and Issues Legislative Breakfast is scheduled for later this week with the six Mississippi legislators who represent ... Read more

3 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

President Barack Obama Virtually Visits Square Books for Independent Bookstore Day

A former President of the United States visited Square Books – virtually – this week.  Independent Bookstore Day, celebrated on April 24 this year, is ... Read more

3 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

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

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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