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Letters to the Editor

Latest Letters to the Editor

Ed Meek: A decent man under fire

To the Editor: You grow up in a town and know the people, and some people you don’t always agree with politically can still be ... Read more

2 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Mississippi legislature should create “Durley Bratton law”

Dear Editor: The time has come for every Mississippi legislator to sponsor and pass a law entitled “the Durley Bratton law,” which makes it mandatory ... Read more

2 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Question remains about future of animals in OLHS’ care

Dear Editor: I read with great interest and considerable respect your editorial of Aug. 11 regarding the closing of the OLHS: interest because I’ve adopted ... Read more

2 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Thank you from The Pantry

This was a very busy month for the Pantry and May’s Oxford Orchard Church.  Besides the strong contributions from departing coeds, Katie Amidon and her ... Read more

2 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Concern for the future of the Como library

Dear Oxford Eagle editor and all residents of north Mississippi: I am writing in response to a May 29 letter from First Regional Library (FRL) ... Read more

2 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Regarding the Lafayette County Utility Authority bill

I wanted to clarify events relating to the local & private legislation requested by the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors to create the Lafayette County ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Cigarette tax in Mississippi will save lives

Dear Editor, As a physician (now retired), I worked hard to keep my patients healthy. Unfortunately, I saw the toll that tobacco use takes on ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Theatre Arts at Oxford High School truly something special

Like everyone, I have been grieving for the lost lives in the latest school shooting.  I have listened to all the reasons for it put ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Thank you to the community for the support for this year’s Empty Bowls Fundraiser

The Pantry Board would like to offer our sincere thanks to all of the wonderful people that supported and volunteered to serve at our Empty ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Supporting the pride parade in Starkville

In light of recent events in Starkville, we, the UM Pride Collective, have been in contact with the LGBTQ+ community of Starkville and want to ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

A statement on Non-Tenure-Track Faculty and shared governance

We are calling on tenured and tenure-track faculty (T/TTF) at the University of Mississippi to use their relative positions of power to actively support their ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Thank you to the community for support and expression of love

To everyone who has showered Eddie with expressions of love and support the past few days, we are beyond grateful. The Lafayette community’s rallying around ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Thank you from the Pantry

December was a very busy month at the Oxford Pantry for our North Oxford Baptist Volunteers. We not only asststed 506 families in need but ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Why zoning is better than no zoning

After living in Northern Virginia for years, my wife and I built one of the first homes in Wellsgate. I’ll not forget late one afternoon ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

The GOP hasn’t surrendered their agenda

To the Editor: Mr. Shannon’s opinion article in the December 28th EAGLE shows what a problem we have within our political system.  He, like many ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

An invitation to the LOU community from the girl scouts

Dear L-O-U Community, Girl Scouts began in the American South in 1912 as an idea of Juliette Gordon Low and has spread around the world. ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Rotary club of Oxford-Ole Miss and ICM kick off annual Christmas Store

To the Editor: This month, the Rotary Club of Oxford-Ole Miss and Interfaith Compassion Ministry officially kick off The Christmas Store — a community-wide endeavor ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Meat industry is scary

Dear Editor, I have no fear of goblins, witches, or evil clowns lurking on Halloween. What really scares me is the meat industry. This is ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Woodlawn subdivision wishes to keep zoning classification

This is an open letter to the members of Oxford’s Planning Commission and Board of Alderman. This letter presents a simple request made on behalf ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Constitution Week is an opportunity for Americans to reacquaint themselves with the document

Dear Editor, Amidst earthquakes, wildfires, hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and threats of nuclear holocaust, I encourage all Americans to take a few moments to reflect upon ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

A thank you to the community for their donations

The Pantry Board would like to offer our sincere thanks to all of the generous, community-spirited members of the St Andrews Methodist who volunteered to ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Safe Ride has transformed student culture at Ole Miss

Thanks so much for your story today about Safe Ride. I actually started this in 1999 when my daughter was a freshman because it was ... Read more

3 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

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