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Oxford man arrested for touching a minor for lustful purposes

An Oxford man was arrested following reports of a child being touched inappropriately. On Oct. 12, officers were sent to the 900 block of Molly ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Shannon man arrested for stealing Oxford City property

A Shannon man is facing a theft charge after stealing City of Oxford property. On Oct. 14, officers with the Oxford Police Department were contacted ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

“The Commons” entertainment area breaking ground this Fall

Construction will begin next month on a new mixed entertainment area coming to The Commons in Oxford.   Developer David Blackburn announced this week that construction on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carrie Staumbaugh.

Mayor Tannehill selected for Active People, Healthy Nation Champions Institute

Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill will be a part of the inaugural class of the Active People, Healthy Nation Champions Institute, a program that helps create ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Four Jackson men arrested in armed robbery case

All four suspects are in custody following an armed residential robbery that took place early Tuesday morning. At approximately 2:35 a.m., officers with the Oxford ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Supervisors discuss potential $13M bond for future projects

There are several major projects in the works in Lafayette County, and the Board of Supervisors is weighing all options to make sure they can afford ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Artists’ Guild returns with outdoor exhibition

Oxford Artists’ Guild makes a long-awaited return this weekend with their “Fall Into Art” show, which will take place at the Old Armory Pavilion located ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Davis Coen.

Oxford police searching for armed robbery suspect

The Oxford Police Department is searching for a suspect in connection with an armed residential robbery that took place early Tuesday morning. At approximately 2:35 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

COVID-19 cases leveling off in Lafayette County

After yet another spike in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, Lafayette County is seeing a decline in, or at least a leveling off of, new ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Aldermen discuss revoking outdoor dining licenses

Restaurant and bar owners in the downtown district will not get many more chances to keep their outdoor dining licenses, according to the City of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Ridgeland man arrested in connection with home invasions

A Ridgeland man is currently in custody at the Lafayette County Detention Center in connection to a couple home invasions in Oxford. On Oct. 11, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Lee County residents arrested in connection with Oxford burglaries

Four residents of Lee County are facing charges in relation to a string of vehicle burglaries in Oxford, according to the Oxford Police Department. On ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Board of Aldermen vote no for extended alcohol sales, approve more outdoor dining licenses

Extended alcohol sales on Sundays will not be coming to Oxford anytime soon. The Board of Aldermen voted to not further the discussion of allowing ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Portion of North 6th Street to close temporarily during school days

A stretch of North 6th Street between Jefferson and Jackson Avenues will be closed off to traffic temporarily on school days to alleviate traffic congestion. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Area students selected to State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council

Lafayette, Oxford and Water Valley high school students were announced as part of the State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council, which was announced by the Mississippi ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for cyber stalking

An Oxford man is facing a stalking charge due to continuing to make threats to someone via social media. On Oct. 3, officers with the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Tractor Supply Coming Soon, Construction Underway at The Summit

By Carrie Stambaugh Construction of a Tractor Supply Company location at The Summit at Oxford Commons is underway.  Dirt is moving and trees are coming ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carrie Staumbaugh.

Lafayette County School District updates return to school plan

Lafayette County School District students who choose the virtual learning method for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year will have to provide medical reasoning ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi announces Spring 2021, Commencement plans

Class of 2020 graduates who were hoping to walk across a stage will still get that opportunity, in 2021. The University of Mississippi announced plans ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested on false pretense charge

An Oxford man is facing a false pretense charge following a truck repair that was not properly completed. On Sept. 28, an affidavit was filed ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested on molestation charge

An Oxford man is facing a charge of molesting a child following an arrest last week. On Oct. 1, investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

PRCA Rodeo event this weekend

By Jeremy Weldon Some of the top bull riders and rodeo performers in the South have registered to compete this weekend, Oct. 2 and 3, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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