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Police Reports: 3 Corinth natives arrested in alleged assault
Three Corinth natives were arrested in early December for an alleged assault after the trio broke into an Oxford home, according to police. Oxford Police responded to a residence on Olive Branch Way for a report of a possible home invasion on December 3.
Oxford, Lafayette County school districts revel in ‘Celebration of Achievement’
OXFORD – As part of an ongoing tour, the Mississippi Department of Education toured through Oxford and Lafayette County Thursday to honor all A-level school districts. MDE’s third-annual “Celebration of Achievement” presented plaques and honored schools that boasted student achievement, as well as i
OPD Arrests 2 For Storage Unit Burglaries
The Oxford Police Department arrested two local men for allegedly breaking into storage units. According to reports, OPD responded to Southern Storage on Dec. 20 for a suspicious vehicle. Once they arrived they found a truck loaded with plywood and wooden frames. The officers found Joseph Climer and
Where to find Santa Claus in Oxford this weekend
Santa Claus is certainly busy during the holiday season, however there are still opportunities to get a photo with him for that holiday family card. On December 15th, St. Nick will be in three places at once, around the late morning and afternoon time and doing something different each time.
Metal Siding Considered Too ‘Ugly’ for Oxford
The Oxford Planning Commission approved a variance Monday to allow the Oxford-University School’s Activity Center to be built using metal siding – a building material now considered unacceptable after the city’s Land Development Code was updated a year ago.
Senior care programs urge extra precautions for seniors during flu season
With flu season beginning not only in the entire state, but Oxford and Lafayette County as well, Home Instead Senior Care is urging those with senior loved ones to take precautions during the winter months.
Mississippi town adding 'Skycops' to help fight crime
CLARKSDALE, Miss. - Clarkdale, Mississippi has had 12 homicides this year. Even the police chief said this was a rough year for the city. FOX13 found out the city is looking to put a new plan in place – Skycops.
Crave Oxford Creates Unique Dessert Experience
Oxford’s newest bakery, Crave, that opened in June is creating a dessert experience unlike any other in Oxford. One specific treat that has become the talk of the town is the skillet cookie. The homemade, chocolate chip-stuffed cookie comes with two scoops of ice cream with chocolate and caramel sau
Southside Gallery’s December Exhibition Is COUNTY, featuring new paintings by Lucius Lamar.
Published on December 12th, 2018 | by Nature Humphries. Lucius Lamar was born in Memphis and raised in Oxford, Mississippi. He spent his high school years in Jackson, where he graduated from St. Andrews Episcopal High School. He attended the University of Mississippi, where he received a BFA in Fine
Mississippi man shot and killed day before his son was born
CLARKSDALE, Miss. - A grieving mother told FOX13 after her son was shot multiple times outside a home in Clarksdale, Mississippi. She said her son never got to meet his baby boy - who was born the next day.
OHS’ “It’s A Wonderful Life” production to take new directorial challenge head on
The Oxford High School Theatre program is performing a rendition of the Christmas movie classic “It’s A Wonderful Life” that’s somewhat different than a normal stage show.
COOK OF THE WEEK: Oxford cook still making dishes she learned in home ec
OXFORD – The year after Ruth Ann and Don Locke married – they’ll celebrate 51 years together on Monday – they both gained about 15 pounds. “I was cooking hot biscuits and eggs every morning,” said Locke, 75. “We don’t do that anymore.”
Lafayette’s Turnage prepared for the next step
OXFORD — Last Monday Nick Saban was standing in the library at Lafayette High School less than two days removed from Alabama’s comeback win over Georgia in the SEC Championship game in Atlanta. Saban’s presence was not for a speaking engagement to the student body about life lessons, it was to speak
New resolution to allow beer sales at multiple venues on Ole Miss campus
OXFORD, Miss. - Certain places on the Ole Miss campus may soon be able to sell beer. That comes after the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors’ resolution was passed that could give The Pavilion and Vaught Hemingway Stadium “resort status.”
YAC Ornament Auction revels in new identity as ‘neighborhood block party’
When the Christmas Ornament Auction began, the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council held the festivities out of people’s homes. Now, the auction is YAC’s longest-running event, has an official home in the Powerhouse and boasts some of the best features Oxford has to offer.
Plans for New Oxford Elementary, Fine Arts building Approved
Plans for new Oxford Elementary are ago after receiving approval from the Oxford Planning Commission Monday night. The commission approved the new school’s site plan, along with a variance from the normally required 50-foot buffer since a school has been located on the site for many years and grante
Man Charged with Burglarizing Deer Camps
The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man Monday for allegedly breaking into deer camp houses and stealing a vehicle. According to reports, investigators took the burglary reports for the camps on Oct. 24 and after an investigation, a warrant was issued for Alex McDougal, 19.
Planning Commission says ‘no’ to banner ban
After an Oxford alderman saw several rude and in some cases, vulgar, “bedsheet banners” hanging from houses and apartments during the home football game against the University of Alabama, they asked the Oxford Planning Department to ban banners from neighborhoods in the city’s Land Development Code.
Around Oxford in 7 Instagrams: Food Edition
112 Likes, 0 Comments – Snackbar (@snackbaroxford) on Instagram: “Pecan Crusted @simmonscatfish + Collard Greens Dirty Rice, Pickled Collard Stems, Hot Sauce…” 67 Likes, 1 Comments – City Grocery (@citygroceryoxford) on Instagram: “Ravioli-me-oh-my!! Come in and see us on this dreary day and warm up
MacIntyre hired at Ole Miss
OXFORD, Miss. — Mississippi has hired former Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre to be its new defensive coordinator. Ole Miss announced MacIntyre’s hiring on Monday. School spokesman Kyle Campbell says MacIntyre received a three-year contract that will pay him $1.5 million annually.