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Stories with place: Oxford
  • Ole Miss adds 2 more to signing class 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:44 pm
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - Mississippi has added junior college standout Roderick Lawrence and Tennessee-Martin transfer Terrence Smith to its recruiting class.

  • Oxford planners want new hospital sound plan 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:10 pm
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - The Oxford Planning Commission is asking officials with the city and Baptist Memorial Hospital to meet with residents at the nearby Bickerstaff Condominiums about noise from construction of a new medical center.

  • Oxford police go on a safety push 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:08 am
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - Police in Oxford say they are stepping up efforts to encourage safe driving in a push dubbed Operation April Awareness.

  • Oxford extends life of cemetery 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 11:49 am
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - The city of Oxford has approved an 800-niche columbarium for Oxford Memorial Cemetery.

  • Judge denies motion in child enticement trial 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 6:58 pm
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - A federal judge has denied motions from a man convicted of using the Internet to entice a 15-year-old girl for sexual activity to find him innocent or give him a new trial.

  • Oxford ponders old armory's future 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 8:58 pm
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - If asbestos tests come back clean, the city's former National Guard Armory will be demolished.

  • Abner's chain files Chapter 11 bankruptcy 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 8:01 pm
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - The Abner's Famous Fried Chicken Tenders chain is seeking reorganization of two of its restaurants in Oxford under Chapter 11 of federal bankruptcy law.

  • Oxford to survey student sentiments 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:47 pm
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - Some students in the Oxford school district will be asked to take a survey on the quality of the learning environment at their schools.

  • Appeals court denies religious program challenge 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 3:01 pm
  • JACKSON, Mississippi - A former inmate at a privately run Mississippi prison had no constitutional right to be provided with Catholic-oriented television programming, a federal appeals court has ruled.

  • SC company interested in Oxford center 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 7:29 am
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - A South Carolina company is the only firm expressing interest in taking over the operations of the Oxford Conference Center.

  • Offense edges defense at Ole Miss spring game 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 7:20 pm
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - Linebacker Deterrian Shackelford says Mississippi is ready to compete among the Southeastern Conference's best teams next season.

  • City with the most going on is Tupelo 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 11:06 am
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - As winter shuffles away, Northeast Mississippi is finding plenty of reasons to celebrate, from cars to music to movies to the King of Rock 'n' Roll.

  • Man sentenced in school threats case to appeal 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 4:04 pm
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - A man who pleaded guilty to making threats against a Mississippi school is appealing his six-year prison sentence.

  • Road work lawsuit ends in award to contractor 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 4:26 pm
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - A jury has found Chickasaw County owes Ausbern Construction $570,293 in costs and damages in lawsuit over road work in the county.

  • New $30 million gym opens at Oxford High 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 1:38 pm
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - After months of delays, a new $30 million gym at Oxford High School is now officially complete.

  • Miss. Senate confirms charter school board members 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 8:01 pm
  • JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi Senate has confirmed all six members of the state's first charter school governing board.

  • Tourists to get better directions 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 4:46 am
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - The Mississippi Department of Transportation will put up signs under the exit signs on Mississippi Highways 6 and 7 to indicate where "tourist information" can be found in Oxford.

  • Oxford school system eyes new grad policy 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 4:37 am
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - While they can already skip their senior year, students in the Oxford School District may soon be able to shave a semester off their studies.

  • Faulkner Scenic Byway proposed 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 4:38 am
  • NEW ALBANY, Mississippi - Tourism officials in New Albany and Oxford are proposing the state highway between the two cities as the William Faulkner Scenic Byway.

  • Oxford, UM host book conference, literary festival 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 4:41 am
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - More than 50 authors and other professionals are scheduled to participate in two literary events this week in Oxford.

  • New markets for timber benefit industry 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 12:09 pm
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - Trees have grown in what is Mississippi for countless eons, but changes in how they're grown, how they're processed and what they're used for have changed the landscape in the state over the past half-century or so.

  • Trial in child pornography case rescheduled 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 10:32 am
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - A federal judge has rescheduled the trial date of a Columbus man indicted on child pornography charges.

  • Lafayette supervisors OK equipment lending 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 10:05 am
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - Lafayette County will lend equipment to the city of Oxford, Panola County and other counties within the Three Rivers Planning and Development District.

  • Moss Point teen acquitted in man's death 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 12:13 pm
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - Tevin James Benjamin, the youngest of four teenagers arrested in the 2008 slaying of Michael David Porter in Moss Point, has been acquitted of capital murder in a second trial on the charge.

  • Montessori school moving back to Oxford 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 4:32 am
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - The Plein Air Montessori School, now located in Taylor inside the Plein Air development, will move to Oxford at the end of May.