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University of Mississippi to end fall semester before Thanksgiving

The University of Mississippi is modifying its calendar for the fall semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Classes will begin as scheduled on Aug. 24, ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Water Valley officially sets new watermelon eating contest world record

The City of Water Valley is officially the king of watermelons. Word recently came down from the Guinness World Records office that last year’s watermelon ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour launches “Thanks Thacker” fundraiser

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour has announced a fundraising drive to offset revenue loss during the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of the fundraiser is $25,000, ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Northwest Mississippi Community College endorses state flag change

The Mississippi Association of Community Colleges, or MACC, unanimously voted to support the changing of the current state flag, yesterday, June 23. The group is ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Tannehill: Area clinics to begin reporting COVID-19 data directly to City

The exact number of COVID-19 cases in Oxford has become unclear in the last week, but may become clearer soon. In a video posted to ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Pedestrian hit by vehicle on College Hill Road airlifted to Memphis

A male pedestrian was airlifted to a Memphis hospital after being struck by a vehicle on College Hill Road this past Sunday.  The incident occurred ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County reports 60 new COVID-19 cases since June 17

Lafayette County has seen an increase in COVID-19 cases much like the rest of the state, and on Monday it learned exactly how much of ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County Supervisors host community discussion on Confederate statue

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors met at 5 p.m. Monday to discuss moving the statue from its place on the Courthouse lawn. Residents of ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Boyce responds to unrest over Confederate statue relocation plan

The University of Mississippi community celebrated the IHL Board of Trustees’ vote to approve the relocation of a Confederate monument on its campus on Thursday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

UM Law group Forward Mississippi issues statement in support of Stennis Flag

The Forward Mississippi committee released a statement on Friday calling for the support of the Stennis Flag. Forward Mississippi is a subgroup on campus that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Coronavirus Heroes Part 8: Onice Carter puts customers first

This is the eighth 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

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

A Concert with Dad

Like my father, I love music. If anyone were to look at my iTunes playlist, they would find a variety of music genres. It drives ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Confederate Statue discussion forum echoes 2017 conversations

A community discussion will be held on Monday, June 22 about the fate of the statue on the Courthouse lawn – however, Lafayette County residents ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Dobbs: Oxford at the “front end or mid-section of significant” COVID-19 outbreak

The Mississippi State Department of Health has identified a cluster of COVID-19 cases and outbreaks in Oxford, according to state health officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Double Decker Arts Festival postponed to Spring 2021

For the first time since 1993, the Double Decker Arts Festival will not take place on the Downtown Square this year. The Oxford Tourism Council ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Ole Miss Fraternity and Sorority Life sends out warning: No rush parties allowed

The University of Mississippi Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life issued a statement this week to fraternities caught hosting off-campus parties, stating that any chapter ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

IHL Board approves University of Mississippi’s Confederate statue relocation plan

The Confederate statue that stood in the shadow of the University of Mississippi Lyceum for the past 114 years will soon be moved. The Mississippi ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

MSDH investigating reported spike in COVID-19 cases in UM students

The Mississippi State Department of Health is looking into a possible spike in COVID-19 cases in Lafayette County. This comes after Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County updates policy for assemblies on Courthouse lawn

Lafayette County released a new policy for the use of grounds outside of the Historic Lafayette County Courthouse this afternoon. The Lafayette County Board of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Ole Miss Confederate statue dedication speech unearthed

After years of searching, Dr. Anne Twitty found the full text of the speech dedicating the Confederate monument located on the University of Mississippi campus. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department says policy is similar to OPD’s response to #8Can’tWait

Following the release of Oxford Police Department and Mayor Robin Tannehill’s joint statement breaking down OPD’s response to the #8Can’tWait anti-violence policy movement on Saturday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford sales tax numbers down 14 percent in April

The first full financial effect of the COVID-19 pandemic was known this week for the City of Oxford. Mississippi’s Department of Revenue released the tax ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

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