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Oxford man arrested for allegedly pointing a weapon while driving

An Oxford man is facing a DUI charge after witnesses claim he was pointing a weapon while driving. On Oct. 27 at approximately 10:49 p.m., ... Read more

3 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District’s CTE building project moving forward

The Oxford School District’s plan to offer career and technical education (CTE) courses on their campuses next fall took a big step forward this week. ... Read more

7 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Canton man arrested after attempted carjacking

A Canton man is facing a carjacking charge following an incident on Jackson Avenue this past weekend. On Oct. 24, officers with the Oxford Police ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District extends contract of Brian Harvey

Brian Harvey will continue to be the superintendent of the Oxford School District for at least three more years. The OSD Board of Trustees approved ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Where he comes from: Rick Bragg to participate in virtual Square Books reading

Author Rick Bragg, whose work many will recognize from the pages of Southern Living Magazine and Garden & Gun, will be taking part in a ... Read more

3 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford Christmas Parade will happen — with some changes

Oxford is still planning to celebrate Christmas in 2020, but the annual Christmas Parade is going to look a little different due to COVID-19. The ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

CASA of Lafayette County impacted by pandemic

Founding executive director for CASA of Lafayette County Erin Smith approached the Lafayette County Board of Directors during their Monday meeting, requesting funding for the ... Read more

6 days ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Supervisors discuss litigation against J&J Wholesalers

Another public hearing was held concerning J&J Wholesalers at Monday’s Lafayette County of Board of Supervisors meeting.   J&J Wholesalers and its businessowner, Brian Jones, are being ... Read more

6 days ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Halloween events taking place in the LOU beginning this weekend

Despite COVID-19 putting a pause on many traditional holiday events and activities, Halloween in Oxford is still set to go on as scheduled – with ... Read more

6 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Police Department participating in National Drug Take Back Day

For those who have unwanted or unused prescription drugs they would like to dispose of, the Oxford Police Department will take them off their hands ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for statutory rape

An Oxford man is facing a rape charge following an incident earlier this week. On Oct. 19, investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

City revokes two outdoor dining licenses due to multiple ordinance violations

After warning restaurants and bars they could lose their outdoor dining licenses if they continued to receive citations for violating the Governor’s executive orders and ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Board of Aldermen will not take legal action over statue property ownership

The issue between the City of Oxford and Lafayette County regarding who may own the land on which the Confederate statue resides has been set ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for domestic violence

An Oxford man is facing an aggravated assault and domestic violence charge. On Oct. 19, officers with the Oxford Police Department were sent to Baptist ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Corinth man arrested for armed robbery

A Corinth man is facing a robbery charge after attempting to rob a woman of money. On Oct. 19, an officer with the Oxford Police ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Governor Reeves declares Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Governor Tate Reeves declared this week as Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Mississippi with an official proclamation. In 2019, a record-breaking 115 tornadoes were ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford sees sales tax revenue increase 19 percent in August

With businesses opening back up and students returning for the fall semester, the City of Oxford saw an increase in sales tax collection for the ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Checkers Drive-In opening Oxford location

Checkers Drive-In is coming to Oxford once again, opening a location in the former home of Abner’s on West Jackson Avenue. The fast-food chain is ... Read more

1 week ago by Anna Guizerix.

Lafayette County Supervisors hear update from CASA, discuss menaces to public health and prosecution

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors met on Monday to discuss several items of contention, including updates from the local CASA chapter, dimensional variance and conditional use ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Read to Them partners with local schools for Mississippi Reads One Book

The current school year got off to a very nontraditional start with virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but organization Read to Them and ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Water Valley Clinches Playoff Spot with 34-14 Win

HOLLY SPRINGS– Water Valley came into Friday’s game with Holly Springs with a playoff spot on the line. If the Blue Devils defeated the Hawks, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jacob Palmer.

Oxford man arrested for child abuse

An Oxford man is facing child abuse charges following a notification by Child Protective Services to the authorities. On Oct. 1, investigators with the Oxford ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

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