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Mississippi Critterz Executive Director resigns, Board Member removed during emergency meeting

Following the City of Oxford’s decision to put an immediate halt on accepting animal surrenders, two leaders at Mississippi Critterz are no longer in their ... Read more

4 hours ago by Anna Guizerix.

Two killed in fatal wreck at Highway 6 and F.D. Buddy East Parkway intersection

A wreck involving a Volkswagon Jetta and a Panola County garbage truck resulted in the deaths of two people while a third is fighting their ... Read more

6 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

City of Oxford: Mississippi Critterz must close to surrenders

The ongoing issues involving Oxford and Lafayette County’s animal shelter saw a new development on Thursday. The City of Oxford ordered that Mississippi Critterz must ... Read more

12 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Two-vehicle wreck at Highway 6 and Buddy East Parkway intersection

A wreck involving two vehicles occurred at the Highway 6 and Buddy East Parkway intersection on Thursday morning. Around 7:45 a.m., the Oxford Police Department ... Read more

12 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Indiana man charged with rape in connection to 2013 sexual assault case

A seven-year investigation into an assault case ended with an Indiana man facing a felony rape charge. On Oct. 20, 2013, the Oxford Police Department ... Read more

1 day ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Police: No criminal charges filed against Mississippi Critterz

The Oxford Police Department concluded its investigation into Mississippi Critterz and found no evidence to warrant criminal charges, but did find a list of concerns ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford lifts mask mandate: Aldermen vote to follow Reeves’ executive order

Masks and facial coverings are no longer legally required inside the City of Oxford. The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted to follow Mississippi Governor Tate ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District honors Parents of the Year

When the pandemic took away the ability for many to see their children take the field or court at Oxford School District athletic events the ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford animal shelter investigation added to Aldermen meeting agenda

The results of a criminal investigation into conditions at Mississippi Critterz will be presented to the Oxford Board of Aldermen Tuesday night. Mayor Robyn Tannehill ... Read more

2 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford Animal Shelter cleaning up amidst investigation

After a joint investigation into claims against Mississippi Critterz was announced last week, the organization appears to be cleaning the facility. The investigation, a partnership ... Read more

1 week ago by Anna Guizerix.

Alleged prank call leads to lockdown of Oxford School District campuses

The Oxford Police Department is investigating an alleged prank call that resulted in the lockdown of Oxford School District campuses on Tuesday. On Feb. 23 ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Unicorn Sighting: LGBTQ+ Advocate runs across Mississippi

Citizens of Oxford saw two majestic sights this month.  The first was the rare snowfall that covered the town and country. The second was a ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

US Attorney William C. Lamar resigns after nearly three-decade career

William C. Lamar, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, announced on Tuesday he tendered his resignation after nearly 30 years of service ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Absentee voting begins for Oxford’s municipal primary elections

Those who will be unable to vote in person for this year’s municipal election primaries can now go cast their ballot. Absentee voting opened on ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

mTrade Park still assessing the damage to vandalized soccer fields

Officials with mTrade Park are still assessing the full extent of the damage done to soccer fields after they were vandalized last week. On the ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

City of Oxford awarded MDOT grants for two projects

Two projects that have been in a holding pattern are soon to begin. The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved requests to activate the Thacker Sidewalk ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

FROM THE KITCHEN TO THE FRONT PORCH: Remembering Angelo Mistilis

Angelo Mistilis would sit on the front porch of his house on North 14th Street and talk to anyone who came by, but now, that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Work begins to clear roads after Lafayette County hit by two winter storms

With Winter Storms Uri and Viola out of Mississippi, the attention now turns to Lafayette County beginning the thawing out process. The second storm moved ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

So Much Snow: Lafayette County hit with second wave of winter storm

Oxford and Lafayette County were hit with a second round of winter weather on Wednesday and Thursday, producing large amounts of snow and ice. From ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

PHOTO GALLERY: Winter Storm Uri

A record-breaking snowstorm in the LOU Community means lots of chances for winter fun. Residents from across Lafayette County took advantage of the weather, bundled ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Neighbor rescues puppy in frozen lake near Wellsgate

An afternoon in the snow and ice quickly turned into a rescue mission for an Oxford boy and his puppy on Sunday. Alan Cordell was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Double Decker Arts Festival canceled for 2021 due to COVID-19

For a second straight year, the Double Decker Arts Festival will not take place. The decision was announced by Visit Oxford on Tuesday, following the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

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