Thursday, March 30, 2017

Oxford Developer Turns Himself In Following Malicious Mischief Charges

Owner of Blackburn Communities, David Blackburn was served with an arrest warrant on Monday and turned himself into the Oxford Police Department after malicious mischief...

Honey Baked Ham Opens Today In Oxford

Today, Honey Baked Ham is opening its doors to the public. Although known for its catering and take-home turkeys and hams, the store will also...

UM Honors College To Dedicate Expanded Building Thursday

Students, faculty and administrators will gather Thursday afternoon (March 30) at the University of Mississippi to celebrate the dedication of the expanded and renovated home of...

UM Campus Recreation To Host Third Annual Color My College 5-K

The University of Mississippi's Department of Campus Recreation will host the Color My College 5-K run April 1 as part of a full day of activities. This...
Bill Minor

Bill Minor, Legendary Mississippi Journalist, Passes Away At 93

  Legendary Journalist Bill Minor passed away early Tuesday morning the age of 93. Minor was often referred to as the “conscience of Mississippi" for...

Meek School Wins Big At Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Competition

The University of Mississippi won big at the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Competition. Courtesy of the Meek School of Journalism and New Media. Patricia Thompson,...

Amid Federal Immigration Crack Down, Bryant Outlaws Sanctuary Cities In Mississippi

https://twitter.com/PhilBryantMS/status/846368456685633536 Governor Phil Bryant signed a law into effect yesterday declaring Sanctuary Cities illegal in the state of Mississippi. This action was on the heels...

Commercial, Residential Burglaries And More In Today’s Crime Report

Oxford police responded to the following calls: Five welfare concerns, suspicious person, counterfeit currency, six alarms, domestic disturbance, four disturbing the peace, motorist assist,...

Financial Health Of State’s Hospitals On A Roller Coaster

A healthier Mississippi with more medical services, specifically for the underserved, was a hallmark of Gov. Phil Bryant’s stump speech when he was running...

UM Law School To Host Third Race And Sustainability Conference

"Vulnerability, Historical Memory and Healing" is the theme of the third Race and Sustainability Conference, set for March 29-31 at the University of Mississippi School of...

First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Signed Into Law

  Mississippi is helping lead the way to home ownership after Gov. Phil Bryant on March 22 signed HB 1601 into law. The law establishes a...

Joe Johnson Endowment Established At Northwest

The Joe Johnson Endowed Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Trudy Hall of Charlottesville, Virginia, and her late husband, retired...

National Weather Service Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 8 P.M. For Lafayette County

With storm clouds rolling in and rain beginning to fall, the national weather service has issued a lengthy severe thunderstorm watch for Lafayette County...

Cyberstalking, Harassing Phone Calls And More In Today’s Crime Report

Oxford police responded to the following calls: nine alarms, three petit larceny, five improper parking, three malicious mischief, seven suspicious activity, motorist assist, civil...

Oxford Police Arrest Louisiana Man On Burglary Charges

The Oxford Police Department served an arrest warrant on Blake Robert Boyd, 21, of Mandeville, Louisiana, for burglary of a dwelling on March 23. According...