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Empty Bowls event preparing for large crowd in 17th year

After running out of bowls quickly last year, organizers for Empty Bowls are prepared for a potentially large crowd. The 17th annual event will be ... Read more

10 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Regents elementary drama program providing “life skills through stage skills”

Drama departments are commonplace in middle schools and high schools across the country, but in Oxford, there is one school that introduces the stage to ... Read more

10 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Caregiver Appreciation Night set for Monday

Since 1984, Jo Ann O’Quinn has hosted a support group for those affected by Alzheimer’s and other related disorders and on Monday they are holding ... Read more

10 months ago by Jake Thompson.

2019 Best of Oxford Ballot

Best of Oxford, our city’s longest-running popularity poll, is back. Vote for your favorite restaurants, bars, shops, services and people in the survey below. You ... Read more

10 months ago by Rebecca Alexander.

Lost Dog Coffee hosts first “Coffee Conversations” event

Conversations take place all the time at coffee shops across the world, but Leighton McCool had the idea to take that a step further. Inside ... Read more

10 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram playing at Proud Larry’s this week

One of the fastest rising stars in Blues is coming to Oxford. Christone Ingram, better known as “Kingfish,” is bringing his Fish Grease 2: A ... Read more

10 months ago by Jake Thompson.

10th Annual Fiber Arts Festival begins next week

One of Oxford’s signature art events will hold its 10th iteration next week. The annual Fiber Arts Festival begins on Jan. 23 and runs through ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

“Dream Come True:” Oxford’s Emma Pittman named Broadway’s next Roxie Hart

When Emma Pittman was moving into her New York City apartment, everything seemingly fell into place all at the same time. Pittman’s mother was in ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival announces 2020 film lineup

This year’s Oxford Film Festival is taking place a month later than usual, which is good for executive director Melanie Addington, who had to sort ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

The Great Benjamins Circus coming to Oxford

One of the first major events to be held inside the new Lafayette County Arena is taking place this month, and it involves dinosaurs. The ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Casting call announced for local television commercial this week

A local doctor’s office is holding an open casting call for actors to be featured in an upcoming awareness campaign, and would like to feature ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Downtown Parking Commission, Visit Oxford discuss Double Decker parking options

For the first time in its 25-year existence, the Double Decker Arts Festival has a new option for attendees to park. The downtown parking garage ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Water Valley resident’s quilts to be exhibited in South Carolina

Coulter Fussell is a painter first, but adding quilting to her skillset has paid off as she prepares to exhibit her work in South Carolina ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford’s Indoor Yard Sale returns this weekend

After celebrating a milestone last year, one of Oxford’s favorite wintertime events is returning this weekend. The 11th annual Indoor Yard Sale will take place ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival and Southern Foodways Alliance to present MLK Day screenings

In a partnership with the Southern Foodways Alliance, the Oxford Film Festival is presenting a free screening on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Three films ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Community Market extending into winter months

Oxford Community Market concludes its season in December each year, but this year the local market is trying something new. OXCM originally concluded in November, ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Della Davidson students provide coats for South Dakota Indian Reservation

Four years ago, Anita Havens began a mission project that involved lost coats. At the end of each school year, the Della Davidson Elementary teacher ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Year in Review: July – September

Editor’s Note: This is the third of our four-part series, taking a look back at some of the most notable stories of 2019. The last ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Double Decker Arts Festival named a top 20 event by Tourism Society

The 25th Annual Double Decker Arts Festival is considered one of the must-see events of 2020 in the Southeast, according to the Southeast Tourism Society. ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

The Inn at Ole Miss announces McCormick’s, new bar-restaurant

After receiving resort status last year, the Inn at Ole Miss will soon be taking advantage of it on a daily basis. The hotel, located ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Year in Review: January-March

Editor’s Note: This is the first of our four-part series, taking a look back at some of the most notable stories of 2019. The last ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Harlem Globetrotters coming to the Pavilion

This January, the Pavilion will play host to a world-famous act. On Wednesday, the Ole Miss athletics department announced the Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their ... Read more

11 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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