Wednesday, October 28, 2020

News & Views

University Expands Student Union’s Name to Pay Tribute to Ford

The far-reaching impact of the late philanthropist Gertrude Castellow Ford once again will be honored, this time...

UM Panhellenic Council Hosting Virtual CARE Walk

The University of Mississippi Panhellenic Council's annual Cancer Awareness Research and Eradication Walk, which benefits Baptist Memorial...

Oxford Man Charged with Felony Child Abuse

The Oxford Police Department has charged a local man with child abuse.

Stolen Oxford Work Truck Recovered in Monroe County

A Shannon man was arrested this week for allegedly stealing an Oxford city work truck.

Oxford Man Charged With Molesting Child

An Oxford man has been charged with allegedly molesting a child.

Lafayette Firefighters Can Now Use Narcan to Help Overdose Patients

To respond to the emerging opioid epidemic, more than 30 firefighters with the Lafayette County Fire Department have been training for the past two weeks to be able to administer Narcan to people who overdosed on drugs.

ESPN’s Dwayne Bray Enlightens Journalism Students

By A.J. Norwood IMC Earlier this week, aspiring sports journalists at the University...

Outdoor Entertainment Part of Phase 1 of The Commons

The ground will be broke next month on a new mix-use retail and entertainment area in Oxford Commons that will feature an outdoor entertainment venue, shops and restaurants, as well as residential options.

OUT Bus Ridership Improves Slightly After Dismal Numbers Caused Routes to Close

Oxford-University Transit bus ridership improved slightly in September thanks to football and the return of the University of Mississippi students.

UM Landscaping Crew Adapts to a Changing Campus

By Ian Jeansonne HottyToddy COVID-19 has not put a stop to the hard...

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.

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,...