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Oxford man charged in hit-and-run incident

An Oxford man is facing a felony charge following an investigation into a hit-and-run incident earlier this month. On May 1, the Oxford Police Department ... Read more

12 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

CDC Says No More Masks for the Fully-Vaxxed; LOU Leaders Cautiously Optimistic About Return to Business as Usual

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcement on Thursday that fully vaccinated Americans can take off their masks inside and no longer must socially ... Read more

1 day ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Portion of East Jackson Avenue to close for three months as Streetscape project begins

A portion of East Jackson Avenue will close for three months as the City of Oxford begins work on the East Jackson Streetscape project. Starting ... Read more

1 day ago by Jake Thompson.

Caledonia man charged with kidnapping after two-hour standoff

A Caledonia man is facing multiple charges, including kidnapping, following a standoff with local law enforcement this past weekend. On May 8, the Oxford Police ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

New bed and breakfast coming to Oxford

Oxford is adding a new hotel, but this one will be located in the historic South Lamar neighborhood. During Monday’s meeting, the Oxford Planning Commission ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Picnic at the Pavilion Celebrates LOU Reopening

To celebrate the reopening of the LOU community, the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Picnic on the Pavilion this Thursday from 5 ... Read more

3 days ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Sunday storms bring tree damage, power outages; tornado not confirmed

Mother’s Day came to a rough end for some on Sunday, as a line of severe storms rolled through Oxford and the eastern portion of ... Read more

4 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Highway 7 Coalition sends letter to Governor Reeves, state legislators asking for financial support

Local leaders from seven counties in the Highway 7 corridor have come together to ask Governor Tate Reeves and the Mississippi Legislature for financial help ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Labor Shortage Prompts Job Fair at OHS

The labor shortage affecting businesses around the country has not spared the LOU community, as officials report a visible labor shortage in a range of ... Read more

1 week ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Dollar General employee arrested for stealing from store

An employee at an Oxford Dollar General is facing a felony charge after being caught stealing from the store. On May 4, the Oxford Police ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford hires director for Animal Resource Center; County not partnering with city, for now

Progress continues to be made toward the City of Oxford’s Animal Resource Center, with a new director hired this week. During Tuesday’s Board of Aldermen ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Regents School of Oxford announces new campus location

Regents School of Oxford will soon get a new home. On Wednesday, the school announced the purchase of 18 acres of wooded land where it ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Traffic Alert: Signals out on Highway 6

UPDATE 2:29 p.m.: All traffic signals on Highway 6 are working, except for the Buddy East Parkway intersection. All traffic signals along Highway 6 in ... Read more

1 week ago by Anna Guizerix.

Heartland Forward grant program opens to local residents

Oxford and Lafayette County residents have the opportunity to help their community thrive with a grant to test out their idea to solve a local problem.   ... Read more

1 week ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Eggs and Issues 2021: Local state leaders provide update on Lafayette County’s infrastructure projects

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories about topics discussed at the Eggs and Issues event, including tourism, infrastructure and economic ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival announces leadership for 2022

The Oxford Film Festival has found its leader for 2022. Last week, festival organizers announced Jim Brunzell III as the interim Executive Director for the ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Batesville man arrested on child neglect charge

A Batesville man is facing a felony child neglect charge following a welfare concern call. On April 26, the Oxford Police Department responded to a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Newsmedia Office moves to West Oxford Loop

Oxford Newsmedia, LLC has found a new home in the Parkway Center on West Oxford Loop. Previously located on Skyline Drive off of Highway 30, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Eggs and Issues 2021: Rep. Brady Williamson defends tourism tax stance

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories about topics discussed at the Eggs and Issues event, including tourism, infrastructure and economic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Absentee voting for Oxford’s municipal elections now open

Oxford residents who will be unable to vote in-person for the June 8 general election can now cast their ballots. Absentee voting for this summer’s ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District to hold public retirement reception for Brian Harvey

The Oxford School District will hold a public reception next month in honor of superintendent Brian Harvey’s retirement this summer. Last Fall, Harvey announced his ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Eggs and Issues Breakfast and Legislative Update happening Friday

The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Eggs and Issues Legislative Breakfast is scheduled for later this week with the six Mississippi legislators who represent ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

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