Wednesday, January 20, 2021


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.

Oxford Leaders Pass COVID-19 Vaccine Policy for City Employees

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday during a special meeting to make getting the COVID-19 vaccine non-mandatory for city employees; however, those who...

Planning Commission Gives Green Light for New OSD CTE Building

The site plan for the Oxford School District's future Career and Technical Education Building was given the green light by the Oxford Planning Commission Monday.

Eduardo Prieto Named UM Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management

Eduardo Prieto has been named the University of Mississippi‘s first vice chancellor for enrollment management.

Fiber Arts Festival Begins Friday

The Yokna International Folk Festival presents the 11th Annual Oxford Fiber Arts Festival Jan. 15-23.

UM Pharmacy School Forms Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Committed to strengthening opportunities and a supportive atmosphere, the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy has formed a permanent Diversity and Inclusion Standing Committee. The...

Several Sign Up to Run for Oxford Aldermen in First Week of Qualification Period

The qualification period for those wishing to run for a seat on the Oxford Board of Aldermen or as mayor opened on Monday. By Friday...

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