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Obituaries

Elizabeth Louise “Betty” (Seward) King

Elizabeth Louise “Betty” (Seward) King, 88, died peacefully on April 16, 2021, in Abbeville, Mississippi, after a brief illness. Betty was born April 30, 1932, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 2:51 pm

News

Horticulturist to host “traveling garden party” at the Armory Pavilion on Friday

Felder Rushing — horticulturist, garden columnist, acclaimed author and host of Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Gestalt Gardener program — is climbing into his famous green truck ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 2:26 pm

Lafayette County

Mississippi legalizing home delivery of alcohol as of July 1

Associated Press JACKSON – Starting this summer, Mississippi will allow home delivery of liquor, beer, wine or light spirits from local package stores or retailers. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 10:37 am

Obituaries

Kathleen S. Blackledge

In Loving Memory of  KATHLEEN S BLACKLEDGE. April 23, 1928 – January 15, 2021. Join us in a remembrance celebration of Kathleen’s life on April 23rd, 2021 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, April 16, 2021 10:56 am

Obituaries

Betty Joyce Hood

Mrs. Betty Joyce Hood, 81, died Monday, April 12, 2021, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, TN. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, April 16, 2021 10:54 am

Business

Best of Oxford 2021 Voting now open

It is time to cast your vote for your favorite businesses and services in the Best of Oxford 2021 contest.    The nomination phase took place ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 4:30 am

Obituaries

Elizabeth Caldwell “Lib” Young

Mrs. Elizabeth Caldwell “Lib” Young, 90, died Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:42 pm

Events

St. John’s Drawdown returns to benefit Lena Wiley

For many years, members of Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church have sponsored a Drawdown, a festive evening of eating, dancing, socializing and a chance ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 11:50 am

Obituaries

Brandy Michelle (Smith) Fredette

Visitation was Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Riverwood Family in Brookhaven, Miss., and resumed on Friday from 1 p.m. until service begins at 2 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, April 9, 2021 11:08 am

News

Ole Miss student charged in fraternity hazing that injured pledge

By Jeff Amy | Associated Press A University of Mississippi student faces aggravated assault charges after police said he sprayed cleaner into the mouth of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 8, 2021 10:49 am

Obituaries

Sidney Forrest “Sprout” Johnson

Lt. Col. Sidney Forrest “Sprout” Johnson, 88, died Sunday, April 4, 2021, at his home in Oxford. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:28 pm

Events

Addington announces departure from Oxford Film Festival

On the first day of the virtual presentation of the Oxford Film Festival (April 1-30), OxFilm has announced that this year’s edition of the Oxford Film Festival ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, April 2, 2021 3:13 pm

Obituaries

George David Trost

Mr. George David Trost, 81, died Monday, March 29, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North MS in Oxford. The Rosary and Memorial Mass will be Monday, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, April 2, 2021 3:10 pm

Education

Oxford Students Come Together to Pay Lunch Balances

School meal balances are a problem that can prevent students from many end-of-year activities. But even with inexpensive meal programs, parents can fall behind on ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:15 pm

Elections

League of Women Voters hosting Candidate Forums 

The League of Women Voters Oxford/North Mississippi is proud to continue its sponsorship of candidate forums for local elections.   There are three Oxford Wards that ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, March 26, 2021 12:51 pm

Obituaries

Dr. James S. ”Doc” Ferguson

Dr. James S. ”Doc” Ferguson, 1935-2021, former band director at the University of Mississippi and the University of Alabama passed away March 17, 2021 at the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, March 26, 2021 11:36 am

Obituaries

Dr. Michael deLaval Landon

Dr. Michael deLaval Landon, 85, Professor of History, Emeritus, beloved husband and, father passed away at his home in Oxford on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. Visitation was ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, March 26, 2021 11:34 am

News

100 Years later: The Lynching of Adolphus Ross 

North Mississippi recently marked the 100th anniversary of a gruesome lynching in Yalobusha County, as reported in the Oxford Eagle and North Mississippi Herald. March ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 12:00 pm

Business

Miller named Executive Director of the Office of Workforce Development

This week, the State Workforce Investment Board (SWIB) Executive Committee is announcing the selection of Ryan Miller as Mississippi’s first Executive Director of the Office ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 12:00 pm

Obituaries

Lottie Leona Jamison

Lottie Leona Jamison, 63, passed away at 1:10 p.m. on March 14, 2021 at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis, Ind. Lottie was born on October ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, March 19, 2021 10:32 am

Obituaries

Jimmie Nell Barlow Cain

Mrs. Jimmie Nell Barlow Cain, 89, died Sunday, March 14, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Calhoun in Calhoun City, Miss. The funeral Service will ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:06 pm

Obituaries

Justin Heath Allen

Justin Heath Allen, age 25, passed away February 23, 2021 in Laredo, Texas.   Justin was born on June 8, 1995 to Heath Allen and Joey ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:02 pm

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