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Oxford Police Department reminds everyone to stay safe this 4th of July

Oxford Police Department wants to remind everyone to stay safe this Fourth of July. Oxford residents are gearing up to celebrate Independence Day from their ... Read more

1 hour ago by Ana Martinez.

Confederate statue not on Board of Supervisors agenda, will still be addressed

The agenda for the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors meeting on July 6 was announced on Thursday, but it did not list the Confederate monument ... Read more

16 hours ago by Ana Martinez.

University FSL Director reminds Greek Life members to follow COVID-19 guidelines

The director of University of Mississippi Fraternity and Sorority Life took to social media on Wednesday, July 1 to address concerns for Fall 2020 COVID-19 ... Read more

21 hours ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford Creamery announces new doughnut shop

Oxford Creamery announced on its Facebook page that they will be opening up a new doughnut shop. High Rise Donuts will be opening up on ... Read more

22 hours ago by Ana Martinez.

Commercial Burglary suspect arrested by Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department

A Lafayette County man has been arrested in connection with a string of recent commercial burglaries. An affidavit for the arrest of Taylor Hopkins, 30, ... Read more

24 hours ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford businesses could be closed temporarily for failure to comply with COVID-19 requirements

Oxford businesses that are not in compliance with the mask requirement, and other COVID-19 ordinances in the City’s recovery plan, could be forced to close ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi unveils “Campus Ready” Plan for fall semester

Plans are in place for the University of Mississippi to welcome students back to campus in August for the start of the 2020-21 school year. ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Dairy Queen opening July 28, hiring now

Oxford’s Dairy Queen will be holding open interviews from June 29 to July 3 as they prepare to open their doors. Dairy Queen is looking ... Read more

3 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford School District adopts its return policy for 2020-21

While some area school districts are still discussing how they will handle returning to school this fall, the Oxford School District has a plan in ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Local Restaurants to Hold Independence Day Celebrations

The City of Oxford will be shooting fireworks on Friday, July 3, and a couple local restaurants are kicking off their own Independence Day celebrations ... Read more

3 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Aldermen keep mask requirement in place as COVID-19 cases increase

With the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Oxford and Lafayette County, the city-wide mask requirement is staying in place for the foreseeable future. The ... Read more

4 days ago by Jake Thompson.

LOUnited Rally draws crowd to protest statue and police brutality

The LOUnited rally, hosted by Ole Miss student-athletes, drew a crowd to the Square in the fight for change this past weekend. Rebels linebacker Momo ... Read more

4 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Mississippi Legislature votes to take down the current state flag

History was made in Mississippi this weekend. The state Legislature passed House Bill 1796, which removes the current state flag that features the Confederate emblem ... Read more

5 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Mississippi Legislature votes to begin process of changing state flag

June 27, 2020, is a day that could quite possibly go into the Mississippi history books as the day that change began. The Mississippi Legislature ... Read more

6 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Coronavirus Heroes Part 9: Dodo’s Pizza in need after serving the community

This is the ninth in the EAGLE’s 10-part Coronavirus Heroes series. Every weekend, a new Coronavirus Hero will be featured. This week’s Coronavirus Hero is ... Read more

6 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford Film Fest to screen “Grease” and “Night of the Living Dead” at drive-in

The Oxford Film Festival is entering it second month of its drive-in and offering up two cult classics. On Saturday, the drive-in will screen “Grease,” ... Read more

7 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County holding drive-thru COVID-19 testing as cases surpass 300

With another surge in COVID-19 cases in the past couple weeks, Lafayette County is hosting another drive-thru testing site next week. Residents of Lafayette County ... Read more

7 days ago by Jake Thompson.

County denies permit for Pro-Flag, Pro-Statue Rally

The pro-flag and pro-statue rally that was scheduled for Saturday, June 27 has been canceled after Lafayette County denied the organizer’s permit request. Posted under ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Coronavirus Heroes Part 10: Webb serves as Doctor of the Day at Mississippi State Capitol

This is the final installation in the EAGLE’s 10-part Coronavirus Heroes series. This week’s Coronavirus Hero is Dr. Kimberly L. Webb, of Webb Family Medical ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford Newsmedia Launches Small Business Matching Marketing Grant

Small businesses could be eligible to receive complimentary advertising space during this uncertain time. Oxford Newsmedia, LLC, owner of The Oxford Eagle and Oxford Magazine, ... Read more

1 week ago by Rebecca Alexander.

Small Business Grant Form

Small businesses could be eligible to receive complimentary advertising space during this uncertain time. Oxford Newsmedia, owner of The Oxford Eagle and Oxford Magazine, is ... Read more

1 week ago by Rebecca Alexander.

Mississippi Library Association releases statement on state flag

The Mississippi Library Association Board released a statement asking state legislators to vote to change the state flag. In their statement, they asked that all ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

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