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Carrie Stambaugh, Author at The Oxford Eagle

News

Oxford Named Second-Strongest Town in America

Oxford lost its bid this week to be named the Strongest Town in America. The City of Lockport, Illinois instead took the title in the ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Friday, April 9, 2021 2:36 pm

Events

Oxford advances to Strongest Town finals

​Oxford has advanced to the championship round in the competition to be named America’s Strongest Town. The city easily picked off Bentonville, Ark. in the ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Monday, April 5, 2021 2:56 pm

News

Oxford Advances to Semi-Final Round of Strongest Town Contest

Oxford has defeated another opponent in the competition to be named Strongest Town in North America. Oxford will now take on Bentonville, Ark. in the semi-final round of the Sixth ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:49 am

Oxford Town

Spring Home Buying Season is Here

Be Prepared with a BOE Pre-Approved Loan The temperatures outside are heating up and so is the housing market. Coming off an already record-year, the ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Monday, March 29, 2021 4:52 pm

News

Oxford in 2nd round of Strongest Town Contest 

Oxford has advanced to the second round of the Strongest Town Contest, and is now competing in the second bracket against the city of Yellow ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 11:29 am

Business

COVID Caused Dip in State Tax Revenue, Rebound Beginning

As the world marks one year since the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic, local Oxford and Lafayette County officials are already seeing promising signs of ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Saturday, March 20, 2021 12:00 pm

News

Oxford Competing in Strongest Town Contest

Oxford is taking on Ridgewood, N.J. in the sixth-annual Strongest Town Competition.   Voting opened Monday in the tournament-style competition, which “celebrates communities that are striving ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:54 pm

Events

Red and Blue Run will replace Double Decker Run for 2021

In-person events will return in 2021 to Oxford, although they may operate a little differently. While the beloved Double Decker Festival and its related Double ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Saturday, March 13, 2021 4:00 am

Oxford Town

Moving Into 2021

JAKE OTT AND THE TEAM AT BANK OF ENGLAND OLE MISS CAN HELP YOU PUT 2020 IN THE REARVIEW MIRROR WITH A NEW HOME OR ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 2:42 pm

Events

Shining Bright: Oxford-Lafayette County Tour of Lights Underway

Looking for a family-friendly and COVID-19 safe Christmas activity? The self-guided Oxford and Lafayette County Tour of Lights, sponsored by the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Friday, December 18, 2020 4:20 pm

News

Santa Breckenridge: Local Entrepreneur and Santa Opens Heart all Year Round

Kent Breckenridge admits that he can’t sit still. When he sees something that needs be done – whether that is a new business or an ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:00 am

Oxford Town

Child Advocates, CASA of Lafayette County

Sponsored by Bank of Commerce Every child in foster care in Lafayette County now has a volunteer advocate to look out for their best interests, ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 4:19 pm

Oxford Town

Boys and Girls Clubs offer Steady, Supportive Friendship

Sponsored by Delta Dog Oxford The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Mississippi has resumed programing at their five clubhouses, including the L.O.U. Barksdale Boys ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:56 pm

Oxford Town

Feeding Your Community: The Pantry

Sponsored by Core Oxford The COVID-19 pandemic and its subsequent economic downturn have created more need among community members for food provided by The Pantry ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 2:58 pm

Education

Give to Education to Get a Tax Break

Preschool education is increasingly being recognized as vital to children’s long-term educational attainment, well-being and success. Yet, less than half of Mississippi 3 and 4-year-olds attend a preschool program annually, according to data collected annually by ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 8:00 am

Events

Think Green This Black Friday: Landscaping Camp tickets on sale now

Visit Oxford wants members of the LOU Community to “Think Green This Black Friday,” and the entire holiday season, by giving your green-thumbed loved ones ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:37 am

NO GCS

How to Make the Holidays Special for Loved Ones at Oxford Health and Rehab

 Sponsored by Oxford Health and Rehab Having a loved one at home for the holidays is often the highlight of the year for families, particularly ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Monday, November 23, 2020 7:43 pm

Business

Gifting the Community: Shop Local Oxford

Shopping local for holiday gifts is even more critical this year as small businesses suffer in the wake of the COVID-19. Officials say a strong ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Friday, November 20, 2020 10:23 am

Business

Gordon Outfitting Women for Business Success

Anne–Marie Gordon, who owns Cicada, a boutique women’s clothing store on The Square in Oxford, had a brain drain problem.   Despite being in business for more than two ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Friday, November 13, 2020 11:28 am

Business

Discount Tool Retailer Harbor Freight Coming to Oxford

Discount tool and equipment retailer Harbor Freight will open its first retail location in Oxford in 2021.   The well-known national chain will hire approximately 30 local individuals to staff the store ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Friday, November 6, 2020 8:00 am

Elections

Candidate Q&A: Antonia Eliason (D) and Rep. Trent Kelly (R) 

 Editor’s note: The Oxford Eagle submitted questions to both Kelly and Eliason for this piece. Eliason responded. Her answers have been edited for clarity and length. ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Friday, October 30, 2020 11:54 am

Business

Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber Celebrates 80 Years

The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce is celebrating 80 years of serving the business community and improving the quality of life for citizens of the city ... Read more

by Carrie Stambaugh, Friday, October 30, 2020 10:02 am

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