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Oxford’s Little Free Library locations converted into food pantries

The Little Free Library locations throughout Oxford are now offering more than a good book to read. Recognizing this is a time of need for ... Read more

20 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Former Ole Miss student convicted of killing University police officer released from prison

After serving 14 years of a 20-year sentence, Daniel Cummings is no longer in prison. Cummings was released from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman ... Read more

20 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Two Oxford Aldermen not seeking re-election

After 24 years, Janice Antonow is stepping down from the Oxford Board of Aldermen. Antonow, the current Ward III Alderman, will complete her sixth term ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

2021 Double Decker Arts Festival status in limbo

The Double Decker Arts Festival did not happen in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the status for the 2021 event is currently unknown. ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Two arrested by Oxford Police in connection to College Hill Road burglaries

Two people are facing felony burglary charges following an investigation into a string of thefts in the College Hill Road area. On Jan. 14, the ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Lynching memorial approved for Lafayette County Courthouse lawn

After delaying a vote to discuss the proposed language for a memorial marker for seven African-American lynching victims in Lafayette County last month, the Board ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Kosciusko man arrested for allegedly assaulting Uber driver

A Kosciusko man is facing assault charges after an altercation with an Uber driver last year. On Oct. 25, 2020, an officer with the Oxford ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Sheriff’s Department looking for suspects in attempted burglary of Abbeville Mini Mart

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect in connection with an attempted robbery of the Abbeville Mini ... Read more

7 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Property Transfers January 4 – January 8, 2021

Property transfers between January 4 – January 8, 2021 recorded with Chancery Court for zip code 38655 – Oxford, MS 16 CR 164: Wells Fargo ... Read more

7 days ago by Davis Coen.

Opioid overdoses on the rise, says Lafayette County Metro Narcotics

A trend of increased opioid overdoses in 2020 has continued into the new year, according to a statement released by the Lafayette County Metro Narcotics ... Read more

7 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations go socially distant in 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will look different than in years past, but the LOU Community is still finding ways to honor the memory of ... Read more

7 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Highway 7 and 9 roundabout project to resume this Spring

Construction of a new roundabout at the Highway 7 and Highway 9 split is expected to resume by Spring 2021. During a visit at Oxford’s ... Read more

7 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Armed and dangerous Lafayette County man wanted in Panola County

Panola County Sheriff’s deputies, with help from several other agencies, are searching for a Lafayette County man in connection to multiple crimes. Anthony Sims, Sr., ... Read more

1 week ago by Anna Guizerix.

Residents of Oxford’s State Veterans Home receive COVID-19 vaccinations

The Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic last year, but there is a light forming at the end ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Surveillance camera program launched by Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department

Lafayette County businesses and residences with outdoor surveillance cameras can now partner with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department in a new program. The Security Registration ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Mississippi has “no additional vaccines” for COVID-19

The COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Mississippi is struggling with supply and demand. Mississippi State Department of Health announced on Wednesday the distribution plan that was ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Aldermen approve COVID-19 vaccine policy for city employees

Employees of the City of Oxford will not be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Board of Aldermen. During a special meeting ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Planning Commission approves site plan for Oxford School District’s new CTE building

Oxford School District’s project to build its own career and technical education building received the go-ahead this week. The Oxford Planning Commission approved the school ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

COVID-19 vaccinations administered at Oxford Conference Center

Lafayette County is now home to a COVID-19 vaccination site five days a week. The Oxford Conference Center and National Guard Armory, at 100 Ed ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Delayed Start for Lafayette County Schools on Tuesday

Students and teachers in the Lafayette County School District will be able to report to class a little later than normal on Tuesday. The school ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

SNOW DAY 2021: Oxford, Ole Miss turn into winter wonderland

The City of Oxford and the University of Mississippi became a winter wonderland on Monday. Weather reports indicated the heavier snowfall would hit central portions ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

OXFORD FIRST: 18-year-old entering Oxford Mayoral race

Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill will not run unopposed in 2021 as she did four years ago. The incumbent’s bid for re-election will be challenged by ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

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