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Oxford Board of Aldermen vote to end free curbside parking around downtown Square

The free parking spaces that were reserved for curbside pick-up around the Oxford Square are ending this week. During their regular meeting on Tuesday, the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Child predator investigation leads to arrest of Olive Branch man

An Olive Branch man is behind bars following an undercover operation by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. On April 6, Investigators with the Lafayette County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Rap group connected to 2020 Panola murders detained in Batesville

Officers from both the Panola County Sheriff’s Office and the Batesville Police Department assisted multiple state agencies in a roadblock to stop several vehicles being ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jeremy Weldon.

Ole Miss student charged in fraternity hazing that injured pledge

By Jeff Amy | Associated Press A University of Mississippi student faces aggravated assault charges after police said he sprayed cleaner into the mouth of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Lafayette County residents to be required to dial 10-digit phone numbers later this year

Residents of Lafayette County and North Mississippi will be required to dial the full 10-digit phone number for all local calls starting later this year. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Alderman Rick Addy wins Ward I Democratic primary, will run unopposed in general election

The past three months have seen Rick Addy go from announcing his intentions to not seek another term as the Ward I Alderman, to entering ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford woman arrested after newborn tests positive for amphetamines

An Oxford woman was arrested after an infant in her care tested positive for drugs. On March 8th, 2021, an Oxford Police Department investigator was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Taylor, Hyneman win Democratic primaries in Aldermen races

Two of the three Democratic primaries in Oxford’s 2021 municipal elections were decided on Tuesday, while Ward I will have to wait a little longer ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

“Greetings from Oxford” mural to be completed this month

Oxford’s second mural will be completed later this month, featuring iconic scenes from Oxford as well as references to cultural and historical imagery. The artwork, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Taylor Park scheduled to be completed this summer

Nearly two years after its approval, Taylor Park will soon become a reality. Located on the site of the former Weems Elementary School, a building ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford advances to Strongest Town finals

​Oxford has advanced to the championship round in the competition to be named America’s Strongest Town. The city easily picked off Bentonville, Ark. in the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Primaries for Oxford’s 2021 Municipal elections to be held Tuesday

Oxford’s 2021 Municipal elections begin on Tuesday with three Democratic primaries, including one that will decide an Alderman race ahead of this summer’s general election. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

PROFILE: Calculating Success: Shell Brothers solve fishing woes

When Dan Shell IV and his brother William went into isolation and quarantine at their home in Oxford, they needed an outlet and that outlet ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Animal Shelter transitioning to ‘Animal Resource Center’

More changes are coming to the Oxford animal shelter in the form of revamped terminology and refocusing their mission.  During a special meeting on Wednesday, the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Addington announces departure from Oxford Film Festival

On the first day of the virtual presentation of the Oxford Film Festival (April 1-30), OxFilm has announced that this year’s edition of the Oxford Film Festival ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Chancellor Boyce: “We’re incredibly optimistic” about opening the Grove in 2021

Two weeks ago, the status of a full Grove come Saturdays this fall was still unclear, but Ole Miss Chancellor Glenn Boyce shed some light ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County secures $2 million in state funds to complete West Oxford Loop Extension project

The West Oxford Loop Extension project, which will provide access from West Oxford to North Oxford, will be completed in two years thanks to the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

MSDH releases updated guidance for worship services ahead of Easter

The Mississippi State Department of Health this week issued updated guidance on safer faith-based gatherings and worship services, but many churches in Oxford have already ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford Students Come Together to Pay Lunch Balances

School meal balances are a problem that can prevent students from many end-of-year activities. But even with inexpensive meal programs, parents can fall behind on ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Oxford Film Festival names 2021 winners

The Oxford Film Festival concluded its first in-person event in two years on Sunday with their traditional awards ceremony. Unlike the previous 17 years, where ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

MSDH: 20 percent of Lafayette County residents are fully vaccinated

While daily COVID-19 case numbers are remaining low in Lafayette County, the number of residents receiving vaccination doses is steadily rising. According to the Mississippi ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Advances to Semi-Final Round of Strongest Town Contest

Oxford has defeated another opponent in the competition to be named Strongest Town in North America. Oxford will now take on Bentonville, Ark. in the semi-final round of the Sixth ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

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