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OUR VIEW: Confederate Heritage Month a relic of the past

Another April has come and gone, and with it the usual outcry over Confederate Heritage Month. Again, as usual, state leaders thumb their noses at ... Read more

3 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Free Diapers, Period Products a remarkable Service to Community 

CASA of Lafayette County and Mid-South Food Bank are partnering to give away some of the most essential products in life, for free, this Wednesday.   ... Read more

4 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Animal Shelter in danger of history repeating itself

Oxford is getting out of the animal shelter business after the third-party organization running the facility failed to meet appropriate standards of care – stop ... Read more

5 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Is lifting executive orders a premature decision?

Editor’s note: The editorial below has been altered following recent events and differs from the version printed in the Wednesday, March 3, 2021 newspaper. Governor ... Read more

5 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Shelter animals should never live in poor conditions

The latest allegations made against Oxford animal shelter Mississippi Critterz are shocking and, frankly, unacceptable – almost as unacceptable as the statement released by the shelter in ... Read more

5 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: A photo opportunity does not equal complicity

The United States Capitol Building was laid under siege one week ago today in a riot that left five people dead and many Americans in ... Read more

7 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Reeves using deceptive strategy for public vaccine rollout

When news of the COVID-19 vaccine’s upcoming availability to Mississippians over age 65 broke on Monday, many people rejoiced, seeing a light at the end ... Read more

7 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Lynching victims innocent until proven guilty

The conversation surrounding lynching victims in Lafayette County has been ongoing for years, but this week advocates for a memorial plaque and county supervisors were ... Read more

8 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Waking up on Wednesday morning

It’s the day after election day, and if you’re reading this, the world hasn’t ended.  Your coffee is just as hot, your daily tasks are ... Read more

9 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Oxford and Lafayette County must be counted in the 2020 Census

Oxford is accustomed to ranking near the top of the list in Mississippi as a great place to live, work and play. We post lovely ... Read more

12 months ago by Rebecca Alexander.

OUR VIEW: Justice delayed is not justice denied

A year has passed since Oxford experienced one of its darkest summers to date with the brutal murders of Dominique Clayton and Ally Kostial. This ... Read more

1 year ago by Jake Thompson.

Make change where it counts: the Ballot Box

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors made a statement Monday night in voting for the Confederate monument to stay on the courthouse lawn.  Several supervisors ... Read more

1 year ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Can the statue be relocated now?

The vandalism of the confederate monument on the University of Mississippi campus was a bleak affair – one that could have been prevented, had the ... Read more

1 year ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW:The numbers don’t tell all – but they should

Throughout the course of the coronavirus pandemic, we have gotten a well-formed impression of the way the Mississippi State Department of Health has handled reporting ... Read more

1 year ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: Senior Memories Never Fade

The coronavirus has wreaked havoc on life as we know it in many ways, from losing loved ones to sacrificing experiences.  The social toll of ... Read more

1 year ago by Anna Guizerix.

Saluting our front-line heroes

In the face of a pandemic, there are a few people who never back down.   Our essential workers, ranging from the ER doctor working to ... Read more

1 year ago by Anna Guizerix.

OUR VIEW: ‘Overreacting’ could save lives

Our corner of the world seems far removed from the way things were a week ago.   In the blink of an eye, restaurants have shuttered, ... Read more

1 year ago by Anna Guizerix.

Decisions have been made: where do we go from here?

How many moments in your life do you honestly, truly remember in vivid detail, almost as if everything is happening around you in slow motion? ... Read more

1 year ago by Nathanael Gabler.

OUR VIEW: What now, Mississippi?

Change will not happen overnight for Mississippi, as much as we might wish differently.   By the time our readers see this, the Magnolia State will ... Read more

2 years ago by Anna Guizerix.

Our View: Time to take Mississippi’s education crisis seriously

The recent oversight by the Mississippi Department of Education and lawmakers illustrates there’s still a long way to go before the state’s educational crisis is ... Read more

2 years ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford Eagle’s Year in Review, part 4: October to December

As we find ourselves with just one more week in 2018, it’s important to take time to look back at most impactful stories of the ... Read more

3 years ago by Chris Kwiecinski.

Oxford Eagle’s Year in Review, part 3: July to September

As we find ourselves with just one more week in 2018, it’s important to take time to look back at most impactful stories of the ... Read more

3 years ago by Chris Kwiecinski.

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