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Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society's Pet Of The Week: Meet Cheryl!

Cheryl is a RABBIT, not a bunny. You might consider her to be significantly larger than other rabbits you may have seen, but that doesn't make her any less loveable! Cheryl is extremely chill and isn't bothered by most things. Just like any other rabbit, she loves to snack on lettuce and carrots and

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-20 16:41:33

John Cofield's Oxford & Ole Miss: "Lake McLarty Elliot Day"

Carolyn Elliott Carter >>> Last night, the Mayor and Alderman declared September 30, 2017 as "Lake McLarty Elliott Day" in honor of my mother's 105th birthday. It was even more special that Alderman John Morgan, her great-nephew, read the resolution to a packed house at the meeting. John Cofield is

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-20 14:00:46

Oxford Pachyderm Club hosting state auditor Stacey Pickering for monthly meeting

State Auditor Stacey Pickering is set to talk about the state's financial health at the latest Oxford Pachyderm Club meeting happening tomorrow. As the auditor, Pickering is responsible for auditing state agencies, county governments, school districts, junior colleges and universities. He also condu

OXFORD EAGLE - 2017-09-20 15:14:13

Oxford's Out of The Darkness Walk aims to raise funds for suicide awareness and prevention

Every year fundraising walks are put on to support a certain cause. One of these events is the Out of the Darkness Walk, to help raise awareness and prevent suicide. "The purpose of the walk is to raise awareness of how prevalent suicide is in people's lives nowadays and also raise funds that will b

OXFORD EAGLE - 2017-09-18 16:42:29

Police: Veteran teacher had sex with student for over a year

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - A high school teacher in Mississippi who authorities say had a sexual relationship with a student for over a year has been arrested. The Oxford Eagle reports James Reidy and his attorney, Tony Farese, waived Reidy's right to a probable cause hearing Monday, and Reidy was charged

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES - 2017-09-19 12:46:00

Man charged with felony domestic violence

An Olive Branch man was arrested Saturday by the Oxford Police Department for aggravated domestic violence. Officers responded to the 100 block of Breckenridge Drive Saturday after receiving a report of a domestic disturbance at the residence. Brandon Houston, 24, was taken into custody for allegedl

OXFORD EAGLE - 2017-09-20 16:27:50

The 12 Myths of Addiction-Myth #10: The 12 steps are old-school and don't work today

"Hi, I'm Jim, and I'm an alcoholic." Even for those who've never set foot in a 12-step meeting, that opening introduction is a familiar refrain. But with so many modern approaches to addiction treatment, aren't mutual-support groups passe? In fact, the opposite is true. Around the globe, more than 1

OXFORD EAGLE - 2017-09-20 14:49:15

$3 rate hike for trash collection passes

At Tuesday's meeting of the Oxford Board of Aldermen, aldermen passed a $3 increase for residential trash collection, taking the current flat rate of $18 per residence to $21. Oxford residents and business owners will soon see a rise in their trash collection bill after the Oxford Board of Aldermen

OXFORD EAGLE - 2017-09-20 10:28:07

Public invited to review final draft of zoning code, map

In July, Oxonians were invited to review the proposed new Zoning Code and Map during several public hearings or at City Hall where the public made several suggested changes. Over the summer, city planners, and the Oxford Board of Aldermen reviewed the more than 100 comments and suggestions and made

OXFORD EAGLE - 2017-09-20 10:09:10

Universities look to donors to fill funding void

JACKSON - As state funding steadily decreases, Mississippi's eight public universities must become more self-reliant in tackling the backlog of campus construction and renovation projects as well as paying for everyday educational expenses. During its 2017 session, the Mississippi Legislature declin

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 09:45:00

Comforts of Home: Come to our cancer luncheon

You are invited to join us on Wednesday, October 4, when the Pontotoc County Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers (MHV) Council host a Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon at 11:00 a.m. We will learn more about breast cancer, and the ways we can be part of the fight. Just call the Mississippi State Universi

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 18:42:00

The Latest: El-Sissi makes passionate plea for Mideast peace

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Egypt's president is making an impassioned pitch for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, calling for both sides to take advantage of a "rare" opportunity to achieve the elusive goal. President Abdel-Fat

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 22:35:25

BorgWarner investing $20M, adding 75 jobs

WATER VALLEY - Automotive supplier BorgWarner is investing $20 million and adding about 75 jobs during the next two years at its Water Valley facility . BorgWarner bills itself as a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. The company cu

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Panola County Jail Arrest Record

Panola County Jail Arrest Record This is a list taken from the log at the Panola County Jail. A name listed does not indicate that a person is guilty of the crime with which they are charged, only that the person has been taken to and processed at the facility. September 11 George Douglas Mister Jr

PANOLIAN.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Alums, friends celebrate school's significance

Alumni and many friends celebrated the placement on Friday of the Macedonia Rosenwald School historical marker at the site of the former school that educated African-American children in the community from 1925 to 1963. Friday's program at the community center building that still serves on the site

PANOLIAN.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

UM To Host Communitywide Rosh Hashanah Services

The UM Hillel and the Jewish Federation of Oxford will host Rosh Hashanah observances of the Jewish New Year in two services at Paris-Yates Chapel at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications The University of Mississippi Hillel and the Jewish Fede

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-19 12:00:33

Mississippi Quote Of The Day

Click the photo above to purchase this book. "The Mississippi Book of Quotations" by David Crews was published by The Nautilus Publishing Company of Oxford, Mississippi, in 2016. From introduction: "Our country's most impoverished state is undeniably our richest when it comes to writing, lyrics, and

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-19 11:59:31

Coop DeVille: Gone but Never Forgotten

Coop Deville as it was remembered. Photo courtesy of the Long Family Blog. If you were in Oxford in the summer of 2016, you probably heard taps playing softly one night as the beloved Coop DeVille silently closed its doors for good. No big announcement, no social media posts about it; it simply just

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-18 20:52:34

End of All Music's Record of the Month Club's September Pick Revealed

Inside the End of All Music. Photo by Zach Hollingsworth Stepping into The End of All Music feels like taking a step back in time, back when the primary source of music wasn't found online through streaming sites or crammed into an iPhone, but rather on a smooth vinyl, each one tucked snugly in a ca

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-18 18:05:17

Ole Miss students will vote on 'land shark'

OXFORD - Less than a decade after it traded Colonel Reb for a bear, the University of Mississippi may be urged to change its sidelines sports mascot again. Student government President Dion Kevin III announced Monday that students will vote next week on changing from a black bear to a "land shark" i

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 06:00:00