Thursday, March 23, 2017

News & Views

High Number Of Arrests, Vehicle Burglary And More In Today’s Crime Report

Oxford police responded to the following calls: three alarms, three welfare concerns, three motorist assist, two petit larceny, vehicle burglary, suspicious person, disturbing the...

Oxford Flea Kicks Off Spring Festival Season April 1

Kicking off the spring festival season Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Annual Oxford Flea will feature hand-selected vendors offering...

Disorderly Conduct, Reckless Driving And More In Today’s Crime Report

Oxford police responded to the following calls: reported DUI, two animal complaint, alarm, 911 hang-up, civil matter, malicious mischief, six suspicious activity, two disturbing...

Indictment Handed Down In Ole Miss Motel Murder Case

Back in October 2016, Ludie Lassiter, 52, of Pennington, Alabama, was arrested and charged with manslaughter. According to OPD, Lassiter has been indicted by...

Oxford Developer Blake Tartt Files Felony Charges For Malicious Mischief

Blake Tartt, owner and president of NRP-Oxford, filed felony malicious mischief charges today against David Blackburn, owner of Blackburn Communities. Blackburn was accused of destroying...

Oxford Police Arrest Man For Felony Fleeing Among Other Charges

On March 17, 2017, officers with the Oxford Police Department attempted to stop a silver Ford Crown Victoria driven by Carl Justice, 29, of...
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YaloYoga Benefit Gives Local Animal Shelter Director High Hopes

Dozens of men and women, dressed in athletic wear while carrying yoga mats, poured into Yalobusha Brewing Co. in Water Valley yesterday afternoon. These guests...

Shoplifting, Sexual Battery And More In Today’s Crime Report

Oxford police responded to the following calls: 14 alarms, three malicious mischief, seven welfare concern, six suspicious persons, four disturbing the peace, 13 suspicious...

Oxford Police Arrest Two For Grand Larceny

On Friday, March 17, the Oxford Police Department arrested Tevin Belim, 24, of Calhoun City, Mississippi, and Tyrone Tillman, 20, of Coffeeville, Mississippi, for...

Donors Underwrite Southern Foodways Alliance’s ‘Gravy’

Knowing the unifying qualities of food, Brook and Pam Smith of Louisville, Kentucky, have pledged $1 million to support "Gravy," a podcast produced by...