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Yalobusha County woman dies of COVID-19 in Oxford hospital

A woman from Yalobusha County was reported to have died from complications due to COVID-19 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Yalobusha Coroner Ronnie Stark reported ... Read more

4 hours ago by Ana Martinez.

Harmontown man arrested for commercial burglary

A Harmontown man has been arrested for one count of commercial burglary. On June 8, Randy Meetze, 62, was apprehended by investigators with the Lafayette ... Read more

5 hours ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford Film Festival doubling up with Water Valley drive-in

The Oxford Film Festival is providing double the fun with its summer drive-in experience, starting this week. After offering its OFF to the Drive-In event ... Read more

5 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Crash in Marshall County leaves minor dead; Suspect fled the scene

Mississippi Highway Patrol is looking for a suspect that fled the scene of a hit-and-run crash that resulted in the death of a minor. According ... Read more

7 hours ago by Ana Martinez.

City of Oxford forms Commission on Police Transparency

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved appointments last month for a commission geared toward transparency in the police department. There were 10 members appointed during ... Read more

7 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Track 61 restaurant closed, space for lease

The space that houses Track 61 restaurant in the Midtown Shopping Center is up for lease, signifying the end of the Italian restaurant.  Tim Phillips, ... Read more

10 hours ago by Ana Martinez.

Over 100 Oxford businesses received PPP loans

Earlier this week, the full list of businesses that received Personal Paycheck Protection loans from the federal government due to COVID-19 was released and included ... Read more

1 day ago by Jake Thompson.

Tunes Around Town event will help support local artists

Oxford’s first walking festival will be held on Saturday, July 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. The Tunes Around Town festival will feature mini-performances at Spring ... Read more

1 day ago by Ana Martinez.

City of Oxford approves changes to parking ticket fines

Those with unpaid parking tickets will soon see a change in how their fines are assessed. The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved a change to ... Read more

1 day ago by Jake Thompson.

Ole Miss international students plan fall semester amid deportation threat

United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, announced this week that international students “may not take a full online course load and remain in ... Read more

1 day ago by Ana Martinez.

Randy Hope celebrates 25 years at First Baptist Church of Abbeville

The First Baptist Church of Abbeville is celebrating Pastor Randy Hope’s 25th anniversary of serving the church. Hope will officially celebrate his anniversary of being ... Read more

1 day ago by Ana Martinez.

Lafayette County School District approves return to school plan

The Lafayette County School District officially has a plan for students returning to classrooms next month. During their July meeting on Monday, the Lafayette County ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County Supervisors vote no on moving Confederate statue

The Confederate monument on the Lafayette County Courthouse lawn will remain where it stands. On Monday night, the Board of Supervisors decided at the last ... Read more

3 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Theatre Oxford’s 10-Minute Play Contest now open

Theatre Oxford’s 10-Minute Play Festival is now open for submissions. The deadline for submissions is Aug. 15, 2020. The first-place winner will receive $1,000, second ... Read more

3 days ago by Ana Martinez.

The Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library closed due to “potential” COVID-19 exposure

The Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library announced on Monday it is temporarily closing its doors out of caution. The library, located at 401 Bramlett ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Board of Aldermen vote to scale back indoor gatherings

The City of Oxford took a step back in its reopening plan on Monday, but not as large of a step as initially anticipated. During ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Dodo Pizza finds new home; moving July 12

Dodo Pizza will be moving to a new location after July 12. Alena Tikhova, the owner of Dodo Pizza, took to Facebook on July 1 ... Read more

3 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford men arrested for stolen firearms

Two men are in custody in connection with a June 28 shooting incident in Lafayette County. Last Sunday, deputies with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department ... Read more

6 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford Police Department reminds everyone to stay safe this 4th of July

Oxford Police Department wants to remind everyone to stay safe this Fourth of July. Oxford residents are gearing up to celebrate Independence Day from their ... Read more

6 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Confederate statue not on Board of Supervisors agenda, will still be addressed

The agenda for the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors meeting on July 6 was announced on Thursday, but it did not list the Confederate monument ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

University FSL Director reminds Greek Life members to follow COVID-19 guidelines

The director of University of Mississippi Fraternity and Sorority Life took to social media on Wednesday, July 1 to address concerns for Fall 2020 COVID-19 ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford Creamery announces new doughnut shop

Oxford Creamery announced on its Facebook page that they will be opening up a new doughnut shop. High Rise Donuts will be opening up on ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

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