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Local doctor eases parents concerns for back to school

Schools across the nation are beginning to open up, leaving many parents facing the decision on if their child will return to school for in-person ... Read more

15 hours ago by Ana Martinez.

US Marshal’s recognize staff at Baptist Memorial-North Mississippi

The US Marshals held a short recognition and thank you to the staff and physicians of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi on Thursday, August 6. The ... Read more

21 hours ago by Ana Martinez.

Census deadline shortened by one month

The United States Census Bureau made an announcement that they would be shortening the census deadline by one month on Monday, Aug. 3. The census ... Read more

2 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Tannehill: Next state flag “will be the flag of our lifetime”

In less than a month a new state flag design will be selected and submitted to be placed on the November ballot, but getting to ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Ole Miss student completes summer internship online

College students across the world have had to change their summer plans due to COVID-19. This is especially true for James Hirsch, who spent his ... Read more

2 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford School District delays start of 2020-21 school year

With the surge in COVID-19 cases in Lafayette County and with the decision made by Governor Tate Reeves on Tuesday, the Oxford School District elected ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Board of Supervisors approve additional funding for Election Day

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved a request from the Election Commission for additional funding for Election Day. The Board approved the spending of ... Read more

3 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Board of Aldermen vote to require masks outdoors

In an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve of cases in Lafayette County, the Oxford Board of Aldermen now ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Former Oxford Mayor Richard Howorth removed from Tennessee Valley Authority Board

Former Oxford Mayor Richard Howorth has been removed from the Tennessee Valley Authority board along with TVA chair Skip Thompson. The news came Monday after ... Read more

4 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford and Lafayette County school districts approve budgets for upcoming year

For the first time the Oxford and Lafayette County school districts approved a budget without knowing what the final version will look like. That is ... Read more

4 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Senator Hyde-Smith advocated for emergency training programs

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has advocated for the release of coronavirus emergency funding that is intended to support physician training programs, which can be used ... Read more

5 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Lafayette County man arrested for weapon possession by felon

A Lafayette County man was arrested for weapon possession by felon on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested Floyd ... Read more

5 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Lafayette Man arrested on Hwy 6 for possession of weapon by a felon

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man for possession of a weapon by a felon. Investigators of the Lafayette  County Sheriff’s Department arrested Isaiah Moody ... Read more

5 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Mildred Tidwell Jarrett Obituary

Mildred Tidwell Jarrett, 92, died Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley, Miss.  The funeral service was held Sunday, August ... Read more

5 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Mississippi college student dies after wakeboarding accident in Virginia

A Mississippi college student died Saturday evening while wakeboarding with friends on a Virginia lake, authorities report. Virginia media reported that the man later identified ... Read more

5 days ago by Magnolia State Live.

UM Panhellenic Council’s 2020 recruitment to be held virtually for first three days.

The University of Mississippi’s College Panhellenic has released its revised plan for the 2020 recruitment schedule. Four of the five rounds will be held virtually, ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

COVID-19 case total surpasses 800 in Lafayette County with 169 active

The month of July has seen a major surge in COVID-19 cases throughout Mississippi, including Lafayette County. On Friday, the Mississippi State Department of Health ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival announces lineup for final two weeks of virtual fest

The Oxford Film Festival’s transition to a virtual event in 2020 is quickly coming to a close next month. Organizers announced lineups for the final ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Magnolia Montessori School adding a new classroom for upcoming school year

Magnolia Montessori School is reopening for the school year with new vacancies and new policies. Magnolia Montessori School has vacancies for children ages 18 months ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Student Housing plans for Move-In day

The months leading up to the school year are normally very busy this time of year, but this year will prove to be even busier ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Baptist Hospital-North Mississippi receives award from American Heart Association

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi received the Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold plus Quality Achievement Award. The award was granted to Baptist North Mississippi by the ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Mississippi’s COVID-19 ‘test positivity rate’ highest in nation

On multiple occasions, this month, state and national leadership have either downplayed or neglected the positivity rate of COVID-19 testing. Yet in Mississippi, that rate ... Read more

1 week ago by Magnolia State Live.

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