Oxford Eagle Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live


Mississippi man charged with weekend sexual assault

The Oxford Police Department took a walk-in report on Sunday regarding a sexual assault that occurred over the weekend. After investigation, Adam Michael Prewett, 43, ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 6:41 am


Mississippi man arrested for 4th DUI among other charges after failing to pull over

The Oxford Police Department initiated a vehicle stop on South 18th Street for no headlights on Monday, Apr. 18. The vehicle did not stop and ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, April 21, 2022 5:19 am


Mississippi community responds generously — raises $50,000 — after family of nine escapes house fire, thanks to alert 10-year-old

In less than 24 hours, more than $50,000 has been raised on a GoFundMe page to help a family of nine who managed to escape ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, April 7, 2022 5:28 am


10-year-old’s quick thinking rescues Mississippi family from house engulfed in flames

A Lafayette County family managed to escape a heavy fire on Tuesday morning after the homeowner’s child managed to alert them of trouble. Lafayette County ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, April 6, 2022 2:49 pm


Mississippi man tries to pass off fake ID; gets arrested for drug possession at traffic checkpoint

While conducting a traffic safety checkpoint on Highway 30 on Sunday, the Oxford Police Department was provided false identification by an Oxford man. David McLaughlin, ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, March 30, 2022 7:14 am


Mississippi civil rights icon James Meredith working on his third mission from God

James Meredith is on his third mission from God. The 89-year-old civil rights icon is a Mississippi legend and one of the preeminent figures in ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Sunday, March 27, 2022 6:14 am


Mississippi woman arrested after reportedly shooting at coworker’s car

A Mississippi woman was arrested after she reportedly fired a gun at a coworker while both were driving on the highway. Kiya Ales, 21, of ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, March 25, 2022 5:52 am


Two arrested after Mississippi homeowner reports early morning armed robbery at residence

Two people have been arrested on multiple charges after a Mississippi homeowner reported an armed robbery in progress to police Wednesday. On Feb. 14 at ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, March 10, 2022 5:40 am


Former Cheepo Deepo owner pleads to cyberstalking, avoids having to register as Mississippi sex offender

Former owner of Cheepo Deepo, James Tate “Jim” Scott, III, was sentenced in Circuit Court last Tuesday, Feb. 23, after reaching an agreement with the ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Tuesday, March 1, 2022 3:46 pm


Mississippi woman arrested for grand larceny after reportedly stealing bicycles

A Mississippi woman is facing felony charges after she reportedly stole two bicycles. Ashley Horton, 37, of Tupelo, was charged with two counts of grand ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Monday, February 14, 2022 3:45 pm

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