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City of Oxford, Army Corps of Engineers sign Project Partnership Agreement

The City of Oxford’s Regional Water Supply and Treatment Project received a boost last week. The city and the Vicksburg District of the Army Corps ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Theatre Oxford announces October show

Theatre Oxford is getting back onstage next month and earlier this week, announced which show will be performed. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of ... Read more

4 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Kinne’s attorney requests psychiatric evaluation in capital murder case

The lawyer for Matthew Kinne, the former Oxford Police officer charged with capital murder, has requested a psychiatric evaluation and competency hearing on behalf of ... Read more

4 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Area venues hosting Ole Miss watch parties due to limited capacity at stadiums

With limited crowd capacities at college football stadiums this fall due to COVID-19, venues around Oxford are offering a safe alternative to still catch the ... Read more

4 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Board of Aldermen approve more outdoor dining licenses

A handful more restaurants around the Oxford Square will be participating in outdoor dining. On Tuesday, the Board of Aldermen held a special meeting to ... Read more

4 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Local law enforcement agencies speak out against Initiative 65

A major issue in Mississippi on November’s ballot is the proposition to legalize medical marijuana with Initiative 65 and Initiative 65A. During a press conference ... Read more

5 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Absentee voting begins in Lafayette County amid COVID-19

Monday brought the beginning of absentee voting in Mississippi amid a pandemic. With COVID-19 still prominent in Mississippi, and the world, election officials are having ... Read more

6 days ago by Jake Thompson.

City of Oxford renews contract with Mississippi Critterz

Mississippi Critterz will continue to operate the animal shelter for at least another year. The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted to renew their contract with ... Read more

6 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Mississippi Senate honors Oxford Eagle Scout with resolution

Keerthin Karthikeyan is doing his part to make Mississippi a better place and the state is honoring  him for his efforts. The 15-year-0ld received a ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Outdoor dining areas around Downtown Square approved

With the weather turning cooler as the calendar gets closer to Fall, restaurants around the Downtown Square will soon be able to offer outdoor dining. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Supervisors claim Confederate statue is property of Lafayette County

The issue of rightful ownership over the Confederate statue located on the Square continued last week. In a response to a letter sent by the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Police Department has responded to 11 overdose calls this year

On Wednesday, the Oxford Police Department released how many overdoses they have responded to in 2020 and how many of those calls have turned fatal. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Board of Aldermen relax some retail and restaurant COVID-19 restrictions

Oxford’s retail and restaurant sectors got some good news on Tuesday. The Board of Aldermen voted to loosen some of their restrictions that were still ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Halloween will still happen in Oxford, but with COVID-19 guidelines

This year has not be anywhere near normal with the COVID-19 pandemic essentially bring the world to a halt, but the City of Oxford intends ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi’s cardiovascular rehab program receives certification

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi continues to achieve certification for the cardiovascular rehab program. The hospital’s cardiovascular rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford and Lafayette County School Districts report low COVID-19 numbers

The Oxford and Lafayette County School Districts released their latest COVID-19 reports on Friday and Monday, reporting low numbers among its students, staff and faculty. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Lamar Yard bringing Texas BBQ and good times to Oxford

Oxford is known for its restaurants, and for how many it has, but the Lamar Yard Smokehouse is aiming to offer something the city does ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford High students host 4th annual tennis tournament for Memory Makers

The Oxford High School Students for Alzheimer’s Club recently hosted their annual tennis tournament to benefit Memory Makers. The 4th annual event took place at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival donates nearly $9,000 to Chucky Mullins Endowment

Despite not being able to hold the planned charity gala in connect with the world premiere of the Chucky Mullins film “It’s Time,” the Oxford ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County sees decline in new COVID-19 cases

After reported daily record highs over the past week, there is a decline in new COVID-19 cases in Lafayette County this week. Mississippi has reported ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

“Labor of Love” rally held by veterans and business owners in support of relocating the statue

Three Lafayette County veterans and a prominent local business owner voiced strong support for relocating the Confederate statue from the center of the city and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

City of Oxford set to approve 2021 budget

Drastic measures were taken by the City of Oxford in March to help prepare for the upcoming fiscal year and after months of budget meetings, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

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