Thursday, October 1, 2020

News & Views

COVID-19 Alters Homecoming Activities for Oxford High School

By Xander NorrisIMC Oxford High School will play its homecoming football game Friday, Oct. 2, against Lewisburg High School....

Ole Miss Business Students Open Aloure Perfections Beauty Bar

By Halle Norvase IMC This week, had the opportunity to speak with two Ole Miss student...

Most OSD Parents Satisfied with Virtual Classes

A recent survey sent out to the parents of Oxford students attending school virtually showed most of those who completed the survey have been satisfied with the online instruction.

The Luv Shak: A Hidden Gem of Oxford

IMC student Abbey Bowen gives us all the details on one of Oxford's hidden gems, The Luv Shack.

OSD Superintendent Says Quarantining Is Not Popular, But It’s Necessary

Parents of Oxford students are receiving emails this week to decide whether they want to continue with online learning for the second nine weeks of school or send their children back to school.

Oxford Schools Give Back Full Week for Thanksgiving Break

Students who attend Oxford schools will get the entire week of Thanksgiving off after the board members approved changes to the district's calendar Monday night.

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.

New COVID-19 Cases Continue to Decrease for LOU Community

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Oxford continues to slowly decline.

Community Garden at CB Webb Created to Reduce Food Instability

Oxford Resilience Gardens, volunteers have been planting a small neighborhood garden at CB Webb using raised beds that will give residents access to fresh vegetables in a few weeks.

University/Hwy 7 Intersection Awarded $4M for Upgrades

The busy intersection of Highway 7 and University Avenue may soon be made safer thanks to the work of local and state officials pushing for the much-needed funding.

Ole Miss Never Loses a Party: Tailgating Moves to the Square

"We may not win every game... but we ain't never lost a party." - Larry Wamble

Shopping In a Pandemic: Kroger “Can’t Keep Alfredo on the Shelf”

Across the country, grocery stores have seen big changes in people's shopping habits during the coronavirus pandemic. Frozen food has become more popular, people are making fewer trips, and online shopping has skyrocketed. Here in Oxford, Kroger has experienced many of these national trends.

Column: Ole Miss Game Days are Back, and We Should Be Grateful

After a tumultuous offseason centered on COVID-19 storylines, the Southeastern Conference kicks off this weekend with a full slate of games, including one here in Oxford between No. 5 Florida and the new-look Ole Miss Rebels.

Must Read

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.

Lafayette County Man Charged With Being a Peeping Tom

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department arrested a man Wednesday for being a “peeping Tom.”

Seven Arrested After Wanted Fugitive Found at Oxford Home

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department, along with agents with the Metro Narcotics Unit, arrested seven people recently after a wanted fugitive was found inside a home off Highway 6 West.