Sunday, January 24, 2021

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Two Oxford Aldermen Will Not Seek Re-Election

Two members of the Oxford Board of Aldermen have announced that they will not be seeking re-election.

Dogs Must Now Be Leashed on County Property Inside City Limits

Dog owners who bring their fur babies to county property located inside the city limits of Oxford must now have their pet on a leash.

Lafayette Supervisors Approve Lynching Memorialization Marker

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved placing a marker that notes the seven known instances of lynching in the county on the...

Lynching Marker Back on Supervisors’ Agenda Tuesday

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors will be considering whether to approve a marker that notes the seven known instances of lynching in the county during its regular meeting Tuesday morning.

More Qualify to Run for Oxford Board of Aldermen Seats

A few more people tossed their hat into the ring to become an Oxford alderman during the second business week since the qualification period...

Lafayette Sheriff Investigators Seeking Suspects in Attempted Burglary at Abbeville Mini Mart

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department is asking the community to help them find a man who allegedly tried to break into the Abbeville Mini Mart early Friday.

Local Leaders to Form Coalition to Gain Federal Funds for Hwy. 7

Local and state government officials are getting series about securing funding to improve Highway 7.

Metro Narcotics Issues Warning After 3 People Die From Drug Overdoses

Three local people have died since Jan. 1 from overdoses of opioids mixed with Fentanyl, according to the Lafayette County Metro Narcotics Unit.

Stakeholders Provide Input on OSD Superintendent Search

The Mississippi School Boards Association hosted several Zoom meetings Tuesday on the selection of the next OSD superintendent.

Lafayette Citizens Can Use Security Systems to Help Fight Crime

Lafayette County businesses and residents can now use their outdoor cameras to help the Lafayette County Sheriff's Department fight crime.
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