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Newsletter

Ole Miss soccer set to open 2020 season

Matt Mott gets anxious these days, which means Ole Miss soccer’s 2020 season is finally getting underway. The Rebel head coach normally gets anxious, it’s ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, September 18, 2020 11:56 am

Lafayette Sports

Lafayette defeats Saltillo for first region win

In between points during the third set, Lafayette head coach Kelsie Poole said the words “mental toughness” to her players, something that has been tough ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, September 18, 2020 11:55 am

Business

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

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:06 am

Lafayette County

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

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:33 pm

Crime

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

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:31 pm

News

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

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1:32 pm

Events

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

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1:27 pm

News

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

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:28 pm

Newsletter

Ole Miss soccer announces attendance plan for upcoming season

There will only be four chances to catch Ole Miss soccer in 2020, but the program announced how many fans will be able to attend ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:15 am

Lafayette Sports

Week 3 Preview: Lafayette looks to bounce back while Blue Devils return home

The first two weeks of this amended 2020 season are in the books and region play is inching ever closer. Some teams have gotten all ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:30 am

News

NOTEBOOK: Moore ready to turn the page on Egg Bowl ending

It was the touchdown celebration seen around the world. Elijah Moore’s now infamous celebration where he hiked his leg like a dog following a late ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:22 am

Education

University of Mississippi named among Top 100 public universities

For the 1oth straight year the University of Mississippi is named one of the country’s top 100 public universities. According to U.S. News and World ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Monday, September 14, 2020 1:50 pm

Education

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

by Jake Thompson, Monday, September 14, 2020 12:15 pm

Lafayette Sports

This week in prep sports (Sept. 14 – 19)

LAFAYETTE Tuesday (Sept. 15): Volleyball at Horn Lake, 6 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 17): Volleyball vs. Saltillo, 6 p.m. Friday (Sept. 18): Football at Mooreville, 7 ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Monday, September 14, 2020 8:00 am

Education

Dr. Deborah Birx meets with University and Oxford officials on COVID-19 response

The City of Oxford and University of Mississippi received words of encouragement and the message of staying the course in their COVID-19 response plans on ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, September 12, 2020 6:07 pm

Lafayette Sports

Oxford mounts second half comeback for Crosstown Classic win

Two years ago Oxford and Lafayette played what many considered the best game in the history of the Crosstown Classic, but Friday’s 50th edition may ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, September 12, 2020 8:00 am

Business

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

by Jake Thompson, Friday, September 11, 2020 12:42 pm

News

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

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:39 pm

Lifestyle

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour expanding into Tennessee for Fall season

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour is expanding its footprint across the airwaves this fall. The live Oxford-based music and literature show announced it will now ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:35 pm

Newsletter

Jaylon Jones named 2020 Chucky Mullins Courage Award recipient

Ole Miss has revealed who will wear the honorary No. 38 this season. On Thursday, the program announced senior defensive back Jaylon Jones is the ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:34 pm

Crime

Oxford woman arrested on child neglect charges

An Oxford woman is facing child neglect charges after being arrested last week. On Sept. 3, investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested Wendy ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:33 pm

Events

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

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:03 pm

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