Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Oxford Stories

Oxford Christmas Parade Canceled

Due to a declining number of groups wishing to participate in this year's drive-thru Christmas Parade, the city of Oxford and North Central Mississippi Realtors announced Thursday that the parade has been canceled.

Two Minute Morning- Oxford High School

https://youtu.be/rHi2rcnT5Yc Video courtesy of Oxford High School

Lenard to Lead Mississippi School Public Relations Association

The Mississippi School Public Relations Association has slated new officers, and leading that group is Oxford School District's Public Information Officer Heather Lenard.  The MSPRA...

Winter Arrived in Oxford This Morning

While the temperature this morning was about 34 degrees in Oxford, the wind chill made it feel like 24 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Anderson Wins District 1 Seat on Lafayette School Board

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

‘Sonny Boy’ Kimmons Left Behind a Legacy of Smiles

For more than 25 years, James “Sonny Boy” Kimmons helped make sure Oxford children and their parents arrived at Oxford Elementary School each morning as a traffic guard with the city of Oxford.

Expanded COVID-19 Testing Available Before Thanksgiving

The University of Mississippi has increased the number of days available to get an asymptomatic COVID-19 test ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.  All students, faculty...

Canopy of Lights on Oxford Square to be Turned on a Week Early

Mayor Robyn Tannehill announced Thursday that the Christmas lights on the square will be turned on next week.

Doors of Hope Kicks Off Wreaths of Hope 2020 Fundraiser

The Wreaths of Hope 2020 fundraiser will feature 50 decorated wreaths by local designers displayed in various retail locations around Oxford.

Dewey Knight Was Known for Putting Students First

Retired associate director of the Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience Dewey Knight died early Wednesday morning.
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