Monday, November 30, 2020


Lafayette Man Dies in Crash

A Lafayette County man died Monday in a wreck on Highway 7, according to the Oxford Police Department.

Chancellor Boyce Praises Faculty, Staff for First Semester Efforts

As we close out the Fall 2020 semester, all of us are very familiar with the words and phrases that have been used and overused to describe the current environment — “challenging,” “unprecedented,” “unknown.”

Anderson Wins District 1 Seat on Lafayette School Board

Jamie Anderson is the newest member of the Lafayette County School Board.

Holiday Market to Showcase Oxford’s Black Businesses, Owners

The upcoming Women of Worth and Excellence Holiday Showcase Market offers an opportunity for Black businesses in and around Oxford to showcase their wares to the public.

Lafayette County Under Mask Mandate by Governor’s Order

Lafayette County is now under a mandatory mask mandate by order of Gov. Tate Reeves.

Old Abbeville School to be Placed on National Register of Historic Places

The Gordon Community and Cultural Center and the old Head Start building, formerly known as the Abbeville School, will be placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Outdoor Dining Could Become Year-Round Option in Oxford

Outdoor dining could be a year-round permanent option for Oxford restaurants and their customers.

Dr. Pannel Named Top 50 Under 40 by Mississippi Business Journal

Dr. Katherine Pannel, psychiatrist and Medical Director of Right Track Medical Group, was recently recognized by the Mississippi Business Journal as a Top 50 Under 40 award recipient.

Lee Ingram Named Creative in Residence for Arts Incubator Pilot Program

The Yoknapatawpha Arts Council announced Friday its 2021 Creative in Residence for its Arts Incubator pilot program is Lee Ingram.

Family Dog Returned to Owner After Being Stolen in Oxford

A 4-year-old French Bulldog was stolen in broad daylight from the Wendy's in Oxford Commons.

Lafayette County School District’s Teachers of the Year

On Friday, the Lafayette County School District announced its Teachers of the Year.

Plenty of Fun, Safe Holiday Events Happening in Oxford

People need a little holiday joy more than ever this year and the city of Oxford has several events planned to celebrate safely.

OSD Board Reviews Proposed Calendars for 2021-22

The Oxford School District Board of Trustees are considering two versions of what the 2021-2022 school year calendar will look like, with one having school starting on Aug. 2.

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