July 6, 2020

Oxford Eagle Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live

News

Mississippi city says it will close businesses not following virus restrictions

Businesses in the city of Oxford that are not in compliance with the mask requirement, and other COVID-19 ordinances in the City’s recovery plan, could ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, July 3, 2020 7:41 am

News

Ole Miss officials say they will be ‘Campus Ready’ when students return in August

Plans are in place for the University of Mississippi to welcome students back to campus in August for the start of the 2020-21 school year. ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:33 am

Culture

Mississippi town earns world record for mass watermelon eating

The City of Water Valley is officially the king of watermelons. Word recently came down from the Guinness World Records office that last year’s watermelon ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, June 26, 2020 7:39 am

News

Eli Manning’s Ole Miss jersey number to be retired

Eli Manning will be joining his father and Chucky Mullins in elite company this fall. Ole Miss announced on Monday that Manning will have his ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Monday, June 22, 2020 9:35 pm

News

After virus outbreak tied to rush party, Ole Miss tells Greeks no more parties

The University of Mississippi Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life issued a statement this week to fraternities caught hosting off-campus parties, stating that any chapter ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, June 19, 2020 7:41 am

coronavirus

News

State investigates spike in recently reported coronavirus cases in Ole Miss students

The Mississippi State Department of Health is looking into a possible spike in COVID-19 cases in Lafayette County. This comes after Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, June 18, 2020 10:22 am

News

State to allow Ole Miss to move Confederate statue from prominent spot

The Confederate statue that stood in the shadow of the University of Mississippi Lyceum for the past 114 years will soon be moved. The Mississippi ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, June 18, 2020 10:13 am

News

Mississippi mayor says county’s Confederate statue should be moved, state flag needs to change

The mayor of a Mississippi university town says a Confederate statue on county property needs to be relocated. Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill says although the ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, June 12, 2020 10:31 am

News

Family of murdered Mississippi native still looks for justice one year after his killing

Friday marked the one-year anniversary of the murder of Oxford native Glenn Cofield. Cofield was killed in the parking lot of Greater Lewis Street Missionary ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Monday, June 8, 2020 3:24 pm

News

Mississippi county barricades Confederate statue after vandalism threat received

Lafayette County officials have barricaded the Confederate statue in front of the courthouse. The barricade came about when the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department received a ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, June 4, 2020 3:01 pm

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