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ash wednesday

‘It’s Ash freakin’ Wednesday’: Hilarious Mississippi priest breaks down Valentine’s Day questions

Father Joe Tonos with St. John's the Evangelist Catholic Church in Oxford took to social media last week to help the conflicted figure out the ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Thursday, February 15, 2018 10:22 am

melanie addington

How Melanie Addington made the Oxford Film Festival one of Mississippi’s best events

I would assume others applied for the position, but anyone who knew Melanie knew she was the right choice – the only choice. Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Monday, February 5, 2018 11:01 am

empty bowls

Empty Bowls fundraiser continues to feed Mississippians while highlighting culinary community

The annual Empty Bowls event has been helping to put food in the bowls of the less fortunate in Lafayette County by providing fresh, homemade ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Monday, January 29, 2018 11:08 am

2018 legislative session

Denying Mississippi a lottery for religious or moral reasons is hypocritical

If my grandchildren can one day attend Ole Miss, or even dare I say Mississippi State, free without having to deal with student loans because ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Friday, January 12, 2018 7:05 pm

environmental services

Mississippi’s recycled Christmas trees used to create fish habitats

the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will pick them up and store them until Habitat Day on Feb. 3, where volunteers will come together to ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, January 3, 2018 1:09 pm


Oxford naturalization ceremony welcomes 34 new American citizens

“I love this country,” Deya said after taking his oath. “This is very important. It's a big day.” Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Monday, December 4, 2017 9:22 am

baptist hospital

Baptist moves all patients to new state-of-the-art hospital in Oxford

The hospital began moving 79 patients over to the new facility at 5 a.m. By 11 a.m., all patients were in their rooms at the ... Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Saturday, November 25, 2017 4:00 pm


Mississippi Underdog Transport Team (MUTTS) is heading to Virginia with 50 dogs and cats in need of homes

More than 50 cats and dogs are set to leave Oxford Saturday on a trip to Vienna, Virginia in hopes of finding their forever home Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Wednesday, October 11, 2017 8:09 am


Former first lady of Oxford celebrates 105th birthday and lifetime of community service

While turning 105 is something to celebrate in itself, Elliott‘s birthday was publicly recognized by the Oxford Board of Aldermen. Read more

by Alyssa Schnugg, Thursday, October 5, 2017 9:11 am

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