Oxford Eagle Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live


Man banished from county — for second time — after pleading guilty to stalking Mississippi mayor

Matthew Reardon has been banished from Lafayette County for the second time. Reardon, who had been charged with stalking Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill, pleaded guilty ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, October 6, 2022 5:16 am


Mississippi mother and son charged in string of auto burglaries.

A Mississippi teen was arrested in connection with a string of auto burglaries. On Tuesday, September 20, 2022, officers with the Oxford Police Department began ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, September 23, 2022 5:38 am


Police assist U.S. Marshals with kidnapping arrest at Mississippi apartment complex

Oxford police aided the U.S. Marshals Service in executing an arrest warrant at the Molly Barr Ridge apartment complex Thursday evening, arresting one individual connection ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, September 2, 2022 4:01 pm


Craving made-from-scratch chicken fingers? This newly-opened Mississippi restaurant has your game day covered.

Guthrie’s, the chicken-finger only restaurant pioneer, announced that its first restaurant in Oxford is now open at 1506 University Avenue. As the first restaurant in ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, September 1, 2022 7:00 am


‘Poorly written’: Officials from Mississippi school district respond to dress code controversy as uproar continues

As uproar continues from parents and students, the Oxford School District says less than 2 percent of students have been cited for dress code violations ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Saturday, August 6, 2022 5:32 am


Man suspected of murdering missing Mississippi college student makes first court appearance

Outside the white, two-story county Lafayette County Courthouse demonstrators chanted, “No justice, no peace,” or “Justice for Jay Lee,” as a bond hearing for Sheldon ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, July 28, 2022 4:48 am


Police arrest man for missing Ole Miss student’s murder; investigators say they’re still searching for the body

A Mississippi man has been charged with the murder of an Ole Miss student who has been missing for two weeks, police said Friday. Sheldon ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, July 22, 2022 8:18 pm


For Ole Miss fans, today could be memory of a lifetime with College World Series win

John Ott and his son Jake have been waiting for this moment for a long time. The two Ole Miss alumni have been coming to ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Sunday, June 26, 2022 11:49 am


Mississippi sheriff, county leader discuss establishing crime lab for north part of state to address backlog of autopsies

A Mississippi sheriff wants to establish a crime lab for the northern portion of the state to combat the massive backlog of autopsies. During the ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, June 24, 2022 5:13 am


Mississippi woman charged with first-degree murder, issued $1 million bond

A Mississippi woman has been issued a $1,000,000 bond after being charged with first-degree murder. The Oxford Police Department has arrested and charged Alexandria Griste, ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, June 9, 2022 5:41 am

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