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PROFILE: Rick Mize’s passion is keeping local radio alive

Editor’s Note: This story originally ran in the PROFILES 2020 publication. Rick Mize has several accolades to his name, including a Country Music Association award, ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival prepared for potential of coronavirus outbreak

The 2020 Oxford Film Festival is less than two weeks away, and will still go on as planned amidst the worldwide coronavirus threat. To date, ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Jazz ensemble Skrontch to play at Ole Miss

Composer and clarinetist Byron Asher is bringing his jazz ensemble Skrontch to the University of Mississippi this week. The group will play at Nutt Auditorium ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Ben Napier is ready to leave his “legacy” at Ole Miss with McCormick’s

The Inn at Ole Miss is getting a hometown feel this spring. When the hotel located on the University of Mississippi’s campus announced last December ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Witness to History: Once expelled, Donald Cole welcomed Oxford back with open arms

Editor’s Note: Read this story and more in the 2020 edition of PROFILE, a special publication of Oxford Newsmedia – available on newsstands today. University ... Read more

3 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Mississippi Presenters’ Network Unveils Arts Go Dark campaign

Next week all of Mississippi will go dark, artistically speaking. Arts organizations across the state are joining with the Mississippi Presenters’ Network to launch the ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Fest announces new special screenings, special events

The Oxford Film Festival announced their 2020 lineup in January but have bolstered the 17th annual event with the addition of some additional events and ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Taste of Oxford set to hit milestone in 13th year

The 13th year is anticipated to be a lucky one for the St. Jude Taste of Oxford fundraising event. Oxford’s annual food and cocktail party, ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Double Decker Spring Run organizers discuss changes to 2020 routes

With safety in mind and the growing number of participants on a year-to-year basis, the annual Double Decker Spring Run decided to make some alterations. ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

King sisters to host script reading of “Our Josephine”

A feature film adaptation of Oxford’s Katherine and Margaret King’s book “Our Josephine” is in development, and the King sisters are set to host a ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Righteous Brothers bringing that “Loving Feeling” to Ford Center

When Bobby Hatfield died in 2003, Bill Medley had zero thoughts of resurrecting the Righteous Brothers without his longtime partner – that was until Medley ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Empty Bowls event preparing for large crowd in 17th year

After running out of bowls quickly last year, organizers for Empty Bowls are prepared for a potentially large crowd. The 17th annual event will be ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Regents elementary drama program providing “life skills through stage skills”

Drama departments are commonplace in middle schools and high schools across the country, but in Oxford, there is one school that introduces the stage to ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Caregiver Appreciation Night set for Monday

Since 1984, Jo Ann O’Quinn has hosted a support group for those affected by Alzheimer’s and other related disorders and on Monday they are holding ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

2019 Best of Oxford Ballot

Best of Oxford, our city’s longest-running popularity poll, is back. Vote for your favorite restaurants, bars, shops, services and people in the survey below. You ... Read more

4 months ago by Rebecca Alexander.

Lost Dog Coffee hosts first “Coffee Conversations” event

Conversations take place all the time at coffee shops across the world, but Leighton McCool had the idea to take that a step further. Inside ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram playing at Proud Larry’s this week

One of the fastest rising stars in Blues is coming to Oxford. Christone Ingram, better known as “Kingfish,” is bringing his Fish Grease 2: A ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

10th Annual Fiber Arts Festival begins next week

One of Oxford’s signature art events will hold its 10th iteration next week. The annual Fiber Arts Festival begins on Jan. 23 and runs through ... Read more

5 months ago by Jake Thompson.

“Dream Come True:” Oxford’s Emma Pittman named Broadway’s next Roxie Hart

When Emma Pittman was moving into her New York City apartment, everything seemingly fell into place all at the same time. Pittman’s mother was in ... Read more

5 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival announces 2020 film lineup

This year’s Oxford Film Festival is taking place a month later than usual, which is good for executive director Melanie Addington, who had to sort ... Read more

5 months ago by Jake Thompson.

The Great Benjamins Circus coming to Oxford

One of the first major events to be held inside the new Lafayette County Arena is taking place this month, and it involves dinosaurs. The ... Read more

5 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Casting call announced for local television commercial this week

A local doctor’s office is holding an open casting call for actors to be featured in an upcoming awareness campaign, and would like to feature ... Read more

5 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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