Monday, November 30, 2020

News & Views

Two Charged with Sex Crimes Against a Minor in Separate Cases

The Oxford Police Department arrested two men recently for crimes against a minor in two unrelated cases.

Lafayette Man Dies in Crash

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

Anderson Wins District 1 Seat on Lafayette School Board

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

Keeping Ole Miss Freshmen Safe and Cared For

A few months ago, thousands of college freshmen arrived at the University of Mississippi to live on...

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.

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.

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.

Oxford Man Charged With Sex Offender Registration Failure

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department arrested a man listed as a sex offender Wednesday for failing to notify officials of his new address.

OSD Superintendent Harvey to Retire in June

Oxford School District Superintendent Brian Harvey announced tonight that he will be retiring at the end of June 2021...

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Kratom Ban Back on the Table in Oxford

By Alyssa Schnugg News Editor Oxford leaders are once again considering a proposed ban on synthetic products claiming to contain Kratom, a tree from Southeast Asia,...

Oxford Crime Report: Elevator Burns Up

Oxford police responded to the following calls: Abandoned vehicle, three alarms, ambulance assist, eight city code enforcements, two civil matters, credit card fraud,...

One Dead in Domestic Shooting on College Hill Road

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call on College Hill Road Friday after receiving a report of shots being fired.

Oxford Teen Continues to Fight After Devastating Wreck

With the second round of auditions for American Idol coming up in two weeks, Oxford teen Erica McCoy was a step closer in having her dreams of becoming a professional singer become a reality.