Thursday, March 4, 2021

News Briefs

Five OHS Students to Serve on State Superintendent’s Council

Five Oxford High School students will join the State Superintendent's Student Advisory Council, the Mississippi Department of Education announced recently. The council includes students in...

Chancellor Glenn Boyce Speaker for Virtual UM Fall Convocation

Glenn Boyce, the University of Mississippi's 18th chancellor, will deliver the keynote address to the institution's first-year and transfer class Tuesday (Oct. 6) during the annual...

Sheriff’s Department Searching for Runaway Teens

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department is asking the community for help to locate three male teens who ran away from Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center Monday night.

Cannon Motors Hosts Annual Canine Competition

For the third year, Cannon Motors is hosting its Cannon Canine Competition; however, this year the requirements have changed.

Seven OHS Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced the names of semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

Tropical Storm Sally Expected to Bring Rain to Oxford

While Tropical Storm Sally continues to strengthen as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast, Lafayette County is expected to see a couple...

Local Woman Charged With Felony Child Neglect

An Oxford woman was arrested recently for felony child neglect.

Lafayette County Approves Budget With No Raise in Taxes

Lafayette County residents will not see a rise in their property taxes next year.

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour Expands Into Memphis, Chattanooga

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour will start its fall 2020 season with more listeners than ever.

UM Reports 184 COVID-19 Cases in First Week of Fall Semester

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor While the number of new COVID-19 cases in Mississippi being reported daily by the Mississippi State Department of Health has dropped...

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