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The End of All Music finding ways to thrive in a pandemic

David Swider was already planning to further enhance his store’s online presence, but then, a pandemic made it necessary. The End of All Music, located ... Read more

12 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

MDOT provides update on Highway 6 projects

Portions of Highway 6 are seeing renovations as part of a project awarded by the Mississippi Department of Transportation, which provided updates this week. John ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Verizon Cell Tower approved by Lafayette County Planning Commission

The Lafayette County Planning Commission approved requests from Verizon to construct a cell tower on a quarter-acre lot behind mTrade Park. The tower will stand ... Read more

2 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Two arrested in connection with Old Taylor Road shooting

Two Oxford men are facing charges in relation to an incident that took place on Old Taylor Road last week. On May 22, officers with ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

The Graduate begins reopening process with The Coop

One of Oxford’s signature hotels on the Downtown Square is beginning to reopen its doors. The Graduate Oxford announced on Tuesday they will reopen The ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford woman arrested for DUI, simple assault

An Oxford woman is facing a DUI charge, among others, following a traffic stop. On May 22, officers with the Oxford Police Department stopped a ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County reports 10 new COVID-19 cases since May 23

With the reopening of businesses and an increased number of tests being administered, Lafayette County has seen a small surge in COVID-19 cases in the ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Price of beef surges at Oxford grocery stores

The price of beef at Oxford grocery stores is rising as restrictions are loosened and more businesses reopen in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. ... Read more

4 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Lafayette County man arrested for fraud

A Lafayette County man was arrested for fraud last week. Robert Bryan Mackey, 44, was arrested on May 20. Mackey was involved in a home ... Read more

5 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Rep. Trent Kelly announces Service Academy appointments of local seniors

U.S. Representative Trent Kelly announced the appointment of eight North Mississippi seniors to national service academies, including three from Lafayette and Oxford High School. Mason ... Read more

5 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival reveals lineup for fifth week of virtual festival

The Oxford Film Festival is continuing on with its virtual edition as it enters its fifth week. This week’s films run through May 22 through ... Read more

6 days ago by Jake Thompson.

GOING HOME: Injured Deputy US Marshal honored with ‘Hero’s Parade’

Deputy US Marshal Bob Dickerson was doing his job when he was hit during a shootout on South Lamar Boulevard; seven days later, he left ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Police to host parade for Deputy U.S. Marshal shot in line of duty

Deputy U.S. Marshal Bob Dickerson has been recovering at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi and will be deemed healthy enough to leave the hospital on Friday, ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Arkansas woman charged with aiding and abetting attempted murder of Deputy US Marshal

An Arkansas woman is being held without bond on charges in connection to the shootout that resulted in one man dead and a Deputy U.S. ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford’s sales tax collection down approximately 16 percent in March

The City of Oxford has begun to see the initial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic from a financial standpoint. During the Board of Aldermen meeting ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Mayor: Masks a sign of “respect and love for your neighbor”

Yesterday’s Board of Aldermen meeting revealed that residents would have to continue to wear face masks. The Board of Aldermen met yesterday evening at 5 ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Aldermen discuss potential outdoor dining options for Downtown District

Oxford’s restaurants are allowed to resume dining room service, with limitations, but many customers are still being cautious. To help alleviate customer worry and to ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford businesses to receive assistance from State Legislature

Local small businesses will soon be able to get some assistance from the state. Last week, Mississippi lawmakers passed a bill to distribute $300 million ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District announces changes to summer lunch program

Local school districts will be discontinuing their meals-to-go program for the current school year this week, but plans for the summer are already in place. ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County holding steady at 109 COVID-19 cases

Lafayette County saw a small surge in COVID-19 cases last week, but the start of this week has been a different story. For the second ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

North Mississippi Regional Center to roll off active case list

Lafayette County’s long-term care facilities could soon be rid of COVID-19. During Monday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Lafayette County emergency management director Steve Quarles provided ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival reveals week four lineup of virtual fest

The Oxford Film Festival continues its transition of the 2020 edition to the virtual world this week. Beginning on Friday, the fourth week of the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

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