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Downtown Parking Advisory Commission Votes for Location of Parking Garage

Last Friday, the Downtown Parking Advisory Commission voted that the city of Oxford needs a parking garage, and that it should be installed in...

Gilman Scholarship Program Encourages Study Abroad

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program is accepting applications for the spring and summer 2018 study abroad and internship programs through Oct. 3. The University...

University Sets Annual Black History Month Observances

Two internationally renowned educators are the keynote speakers for annual Black History Month observances at the University of Mississippi. Tim Wise, a critically acclaimed antiracist...

Oxford Chargers to Celebrate Homecoming Thursday

It’s homecoming week for the Oxford Chargers, and students are going to celebrate the big game a day early as fall break is set...

Christmas Traditions: Stockings Stuffed With Joy

We open our gifts on Christmas Eve. My brothers and I are in our 20s now; there’s no need to set out cookies and...

OPD Arrests Louisiana Man for Alleged Sexual Assault

On October 13, 2017, officers arrested Uhola B. Herrington (22) of West Monroe, Louisiana, for sexual assault. Herrington was arrested after an incident with...
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Ole Miss Alum to Lead Visit Mississippi as State Tourism Director

University of Mississippi alum Craig Ray is returning to Visit Mississippi as director of Mississippi Development Authority (MDA). MDA Executive Director Glenn McCullough Jr....

Northwest Coaches Honored at December Meeting

At the December meeting of the college’s Board of Trustees, Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, recognized (l-r) head football...
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MassageXcellence Helps Children Enjoy Christmas Through Toys for Tots

He was 10 years old, old enough to know there was no Santa, because no matter how good he was he still did not...

Holly Springs’ Murphy Lane Tax Credit Community Wins National Awards

Murphy Lane and its developer, Rosedale Corporation of Oxford, will be awarded as winner of the 2014 Developments of Distinction awards at the Novogradac...