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Obituaries

Edgar “Sonny” E. Johnson

Nashville, Tn. — Edgar (Sonny) E. Johnson, U. S. Army Major, retired, passed away at home on July 7, 2021 at the age of 93.  ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 4:38 pm

Education

School districts split on masks for returning students

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge statewide, local school districts are considering mask mandates for the return to classes this week. Republican ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 4:35 pm

Obituaries

Jack M. Carlisle

Jack M. Carlisle, 91, died at his home in New Albany, Ms. on July 27, 2021. He was born and raised in Amory, Ms to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, July 30, 2021 4:30 pm

Lafayette County

State health department updates COVID protocols as cases rise

Lafayette County’s total reported COVID-19 cases has accumulated to 6,513 as of July 28, an increase by 11 cases since Tuesday, July 27’s number of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 5:00 pm

Obituaries

Janis Mitchell Weems

Janis Mitchell Weems died on July 25, 2021, at her home in Oxford. A private memorial service will be held in Oxford. She was born ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 2:46 pm

Events

Oxford Community Market to celebrate National Farmers Market Week

Oxford Community Market is joining the Farmers Market Coalition and markets around the country to celebrate National Farmers Market Week on Aug. 3 from 3-6:30 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 26, 2021 2:18 pm

Crime

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department make 19 arrests for various charges

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s department with the help of other local law enforcement, made 19 arrests last week for various charges. Over the course of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 19, 2021 4:03 pm

Lafayette County

We’re seeking the LOU’s top 20 Under 40

Oxford Magazine and The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce are partnering to recognize exceptional young leaders in the LOU community. “We’re so excited to be ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, July 16, 2021 4:24 pm

DEVELOPING NEWS

[UPDATE] Power is restored on Molly Barr Road

Hundreds of residents on Molly Barr Road are without power this morning after a traffic accident downed an electrical pole. Oxford Police reported an accident ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, July 16, 2021 6:44 am

Obituaries

Thomas ‘Tommy’ Marvin Hudson

Thomas ‘Tommy’ Marvin Hudson of Water Valley, MS went to be with his Lord, Jesus Christ, on July 9, 2021. Tommy is survived by his ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 5:05 pm

Obituaries

Robert Thomas Phillips

Mr. Robert Thomas Phillips. 77, died Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North MS in Oxford. The funeral service will be Sunday, July ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 4:58 pm

Obituaries

Demple JoAnn Cauthen

Mrs. Demple JoAnn Cauthen age 58 of Muskogee, Okla. (formerly) of Batesville. Passed  away  on  July  5,  2021. Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 4:55 pm

Obituaries

Bernice Strong Walter

Ms.  Bernice  Strong  Walton  age   75  of  Batesville,  MS    passed  away on  July   9,   2021. Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 4:54 pm

Lafayette County

Gentry tapped for state board of nursing

This is a submitted article. Gov. Tate Reeves has appointed Northwest Mississippi Community College Director of Nursing Instruction Lacey Gentry to serve the state as ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, July 9, 2021 2:11 pm

Obituaries

Calvin “Jam-up” Mize

Calvin “Jam-up” Mize, age 83, of Water Valley, MS died Saturday, June 26, 2021, at his home after an extended illness. He was born December ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, July 9, 2021 2:10 pm

Obituaries

Cynthia Lynn Bagwell

Cynthia Lynn Bagwell, 64, died Thursday, July 8, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North MS in Oxford. The memorial service will be Sunday, July 11, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, July 9, 2021 2:10 pm

Lafayette County

Baptist receives Hero award for pandemic efforts

Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi received the QUEST Hero Award for exemplary efforts and quickly evolving care and operation in the face of adversity ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, July 9, 2021 2:03 pm

Newsletter

Ole Miss’ Ron Rychlak named secretary for 2021-22 SEC Executive Committee

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Ole Miss Faculty Athletics Representative Ron Rychlak will continue to serve as secretary for the SEC Executive Committee for 2021-22, the Southeastern ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 9:35 am

Newsletter

Ole Miss men’s basketball announced 2021-22 non-conference schedule

The Ole Miss men’s basketball team has released the home non-conference portion of its schedule for the 2021-22 season. Hosting nine non-conference foes in addition ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, June 28, 2021 1:11 pm

Newsletter

Ole Miss men’s basketball to host Kansas State in Big 12/SEC Challenge

The Ole Miss men’s basketball team is back in the Big 12/SEC Challenge and will host Kansas State on January 29, 2022. The Rebels and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 24, 2021 9:44 am

Newsletter

Ole Miss catcher Hayden Dunhurst wins ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Award

Hayden Dunhurst was recognized as the top defensive catcher in all of college baseball Wednesday as the American Baseball Coaches Association announced the Ole Miss ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 24, 2021 9:39 am

Crime

June 21 Police Reports

The Oxford Police Department reported the following arrests and incidents on Monday, June 21: Six tickets Seven accidents Arrests: One warrant served One public drunk ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 12:33 pm

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