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Local doctor eases parents concerns for back to school

Schools across the nation are beginning to open up, leaving many parents facing the decision on if their child will return to school for in-person ... Read more

15 hours ago by Ana Martinez.

US Marshal’s recognize staff at Baptist Memorial-North Mississippi

The US Marshals held a short recognition and thank you to the staff and physicians of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi on Thursday, August 6. The ... Read more

21 hours ago by Ana Martinez.

Census deadline shortened by one month

The United States Census Bureau made an announcement that they would be shortening the census deadline by one month on Monday, Aug. 3. The census ... Read more

2 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Tannehill: Next state flag “will be the flag of our lifetime”

In less than a month a new state flag design will be selected and submitted to be placed on the November ballot, but getting to ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District delays start of 2020-21 school year

With the surge in COVID-19 cases in Lafayette County and with the decision made by Governor Tate Reeves on Tuesday, the Oxford School District elected ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Board of Aldermen vote to require masks outdoors

In an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve of cases in Lafayette County, the Oxford Board of Aldermen now ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Former Oxford Mayor Richard Howorth removed from Tennessee Valley Authority Board

Former Oxford Mayor Richard Howorth has been removed from the Tennessee Valley Authority board along with TVA chair Skip Thompson. The news came Monday after ... Read more

4 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford and Lafayette County school districts approve budgets for upcoming year

For the first time the Oxford and Lafayette County school districts approved a budget without knowing what the final version will look like. That is ... Read more

4 days ago by Jake Thompson.

COVID-19 case total surpasses 800 in Lafayette County with 169 active

The month of July has seen a major surge in COVID-19 cases throughout Mississippi, including Lafayette County. On Friday, the Mississippi State Department of Health ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival announces lineup for final two weeks of virtual fest

The Oxford Film Festival’s transition to a virtual event in 2020 is quickly coming to a close next month. Organizers announced lineups for the final ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Student Housing plans for Move-In day

The months leading up to the school year are normally very busy this time of year, but this year will prove to be even busier ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Baptist Hospital-North Mississippi receives award from American Heart Association

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi received the Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold plus Quality Achievement Award. The award was granted to Baptist North Mississippi by the ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Mississippi has the most sustainable credit card debt

The state of Mississippi has the most sustainable credit card debt with a median credit card balance of $2,287.  WalletHub looked at data from TransUnion, ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Common Ground Coffee bridges gaps and breaks down barriers

A new coffee bar was added to Oxford’s constantly evolving list of new places to visit. Common Ground Coffee Bar, which opened on Saturday, July ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford reports COVID-19 outbreak

The Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford is currently working to contain a recent COVID-19 outbreak, according to the Mississippi Veterans Affairs office. The Oxford ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

OPD respond to sexual assault on Old Taylor Road

Oxford Police Department responded to a sexual assault report at the 2100 block of Old Taylor Road on Saturday, July 25. Investigators were called to ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Harvey: “We are prepared” for return to school amid pandemic

Oxford School District is confident in their plan to safely return in August and are moving forward with that plan, despite other school districts across ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Dairy Queen to open next week

Residents of Oxford will soon be able to enjoy frozen treats from Dairy Queen starting at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 3. The new Dairy ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Reeves reveals appointments for state flag commission

All nine members of the Mississippi State Flag Commission have been revealed following Governor Tate Reeves’ announcement on Friday. The governor revealed the three members ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford Film Festival announces plans for hybrid event in 2021

The Oxford Film Festival learned to adapt this year’s event due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is planning to keep some of those changes for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Local author Ellen Meacham talks about her book “Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi” and similarities today

University of Mississippi professor Ellen Meacham spoke at the Mississippi Library Commission Lunch Lecture series about her book Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Ajax reopens for carry out, online ordering

Oxford staple Ajax Diner reopened for carry out. “We hope to be open for delivery and dine-in in the next few weeks,” owner Randy Yates ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

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