Thursday, January 18, 2018

News Briefs

Obituary: Funeral Service for Calvin Eugene Russell, Sr. to be Held Jan. 18

Calvin Eugene Russell, Sr., 75, passed away on Sunday, January 14, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North MS in Oxford. The funeral service will be held Thursday,...

Obituary: Celebrating the Life of Margaret Elizabeth Harlacher

Margaret Elizabeth Harlacher, 101, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, at Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley, MS.  A memorial service will be held...

Obituary: Funeral Service for William Douglas Sanford to be Held Jan. 12

William Douglas Sanford, 79, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 6, at his home in Oxford.  The funeral service will be held Friday, Jan. 12, at...

Obituary: Funeral Service for Ruthie Britt Peerey to be Held Jan. 6

Ruthie Britt Peerey, 99, passed away Thursday, January 4, at Sunshine Nursing Home in Pontotoc. The funeral service will be Saturday, January 6, at 11...

Top Stories of 2017: Autopsy of a Chicken Nugget Reveals Fowl Play

What exactly are in those chicken nuggets your kids love so much?  Suspecting fowl play, researchers at the University of Mississippi Medical Center performed...

Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Southern Craft Stove + Tap with Ribbon-Cutting

The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for one of the town's newest businesses, Southern Craft Stove + Tap, located...
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Aldermen Approve Revenue Plan for Parking Garage

Oxford's Board of Aldermen approved a plan to generate revenue to pay for a new downtown parking garage in Tuesday's meeting. After months of consideration,...

Front Porch Sittin’: 2nd Annual Conference Discusses Southern Culture

The Mill at Plein Air in Taylor is holding the second annual "Conference on the Front Porch" Wednesday and Thursday of this week. The...

Rebel Paintball’s Haunted Hayride Provides a Halloween Thrill

Fall is finally in the air. Halloween is just around the corner, and there’s nothing like a good hayride and a little spook to...

Around Oxford in 7 Instagrams

Oxford is very active on Instagram! Enjoy our weekly Instagram update; check back every Monday for another 7 posts!     William Faulkner's A post shared by David...