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Sheriff’s Department looking for suspects in attempted burglary of Abbeville Mini Mart

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect in connection with an attempted robbery of the Abbeville Mini ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Property Transfers January 4 – January 8, 2021

Property transfers between January 4 – January 8, 2021 recorded with Chancery Court for zip code 38655 – Oxford, MS 16 CR 164: Wells Fargo ... Read more

2 days ago by Davis Coen.

Opioid overdoses on the rise, says Lafayette County Metro Narcotics

A trend of increased opioid overdoses in 2020 has continued into the new year, according to a statement released by the Lafayette County Metro Narcotics ... Read more

2 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations go socially distant in 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will look different than in years past, but the LOU Community is still finding ways to honor the memory of ... Read more

2 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Highway 7 and 9 roundabout project to resume this Spring

Construction of a new roundabout at the Highway 7 and Highway 9 split is expected to resume by Spring 2021. During a visit at Oxford’s ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Armed and dangerous Lafayette County man wanted in Panola County

Panola County Sheriff’s deputies, with help from several other agencies, are searching for a Lafayette County man in connection to multiple crimes. Anthony Sims, Sr., ... Read more

2 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Residents of Oxford’s State Veterans Home receive COVID-19 vaccinations

The Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic last year, but there is a light forming at the end ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Surveillance camera program launched by Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department

Lafayette County businesses and residences with outdoor surveillance cameras can now partner with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department in a new program. The Security Registration ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Mississippi has “no additional vaccines” for COVID-19

The COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Mississippi is struggling with supply and demand. Mississippi State Department of Health announced on Wednesday the distribution plan that was ... Read more

4 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Aldermen approve COVID-19 vaccine policy for city employees

Employees of the City of Oxford will not be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Board of Aldermen. During a special meeting ... Read more

4 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Planning Commission approves site plan for Oxford School District’s new CTE building

Oxford School District’s project to build its own career and technical education building received the go-ahead this week. The Oxford Planning Commission approved the school ... Read more

5 days ago by Jake Thompson.

COVID-19 vaccinations administered at Oxford Conference Center

Lafayette County is now home to a COVID-19 vaccination site five days a week. The Oxford Conference Center and National Guard Armory, at 100 Ed ... Read more

5 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Delayed Start for Lafayette County Schools on Tuesday

Students and teachers in the Lafayette County School District will be able to report to class a little later than normal on Tuesday. The school ... Read more

6 days ago by Jake Thompson.

SNOW DAY 2021: Oxford, Ole Miss turn into winter wonderland

The City of Oxford and the University of Mississippi became a winter wonderland on Monday. Weather reports indicated the heavier snowfall would hit central portions ... Read more

6 days ago by Jake Thompson.

OXFORD FIRST: 18-year-old entering Oxford Mayoral race

Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill will not run unopposed in 2021 as she did four years ago. The incumbent’s bid for re-election will be challenged by ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

McAlister’s Deli opening new Oxford location on Monday

McAlister’s Deli is changing locations in Oxford and set to open its doors next week.  The fast casual food chain is moving across town to ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Property Transfers Dec. 28, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021

Property transfers between December 28 – January 1, 2021 recorded with Chancery Court for zip code 38655 – Oxford, MS 1157 E Wellsgate Dr: Mortgage ... Read more

1 week ago by Anna Guizerix.

Domestic violence up in 2020, says Oxford Police Department’s annual report

Crime was down in the City of Oxford during 2020 in some categories, while other crimes saw an increase due to the strains of the ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Local, State officials respond to siege of US Capitol building

What started out as a day where the U.S. Senate was set to certify the results of the 2020 Presidential election ended with the U.S. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Coding error by Mississippi Department of Revenue alters Oxford’s October sales tax

The City of Oxford saw a massive drop in sales tax collection from September to October, and on Tuesday the City learned why. The Mississippi ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi forms COVID-19 vaccine task force

With COVID-19 vaccinations becoming available throughout Mississippi this month, the University of Mississippi is making plans for on-campus distribution. The school recently announced the Vaccine ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Board of Supervisors approve ordinance banning Kratom, synthetic opioids in Lafayette County

After the City of Oxford banned the sale of Kratom and other synthetic opioids 16 months ago, those products are also banned in Lafayette County. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

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