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Gunfire incident on Square still under investigation

Oxford police are seen at the Round Table Saturday. Courtesy of Anne-Conner Dickerson

Oxford police are seen at the Round Table Saturday. Courtesy of Anne-Conner Dickerson The Oxford Police Department is still investigating a shooting incident that occurred early Saturday at the Round Table, a restaurant and bar on the Square. Robert “Ash” Hollis, 24, was arrested and charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling. No injuries occurred as a result of the gunfire, and upon initial...

Sports

Super Bowl XLIX should be one for the ages

A woman takes a photo of Roman numerals for Super Bowl XLIX Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in downtown Phoenix. The New England Patriots face the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

A woman takes a photo of Roman numerals for Super Bowl XLIX Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in downtown Phoenix. The New England Patriots face the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) It all comes down to the final game of the season; and for the second year in a row, both number one seeds from each conference will meet up in the Super Bowl. The defending...

Lifestyles

LLAMAS and LOOMS: Fiber Arts Festival kicks off Friday night

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Critical Mass, a mainstay of the event, investigates an attendee at last year’s Fiber Arts Festival. Courtesy: Knit Oxford A llama named Critical Mass is coming to Oxford. A famous llama, really; Critical Mass will take part in the oldest and longest-lasting fiber arts event in the state, the fifth annual Fiber Arts Festival. Drawing in an average crowd of a thousand people each year, the Fiber...

Opinion

Who tweeted it: Robert Nkemdiche or Jaden Smith

Mississippi player Robert Nkemdiche (5) celebrates with trohpy after the Chick-fil-A Kick Off game in Atlanta Thursday. (DM Photo / Cady Herring)

Football is an intellectual’s sport. Only the sharpest of minds can extend nimble fingers to thread together the intricate rules that cage the game; and as that counts for spectators, it goes double for the players. Robert “da Prophet da Gawd da Messiah” Nkemdiche (@AceBoogie_01) dropkicks the dumb jock stereotype and flaunts his acuity in the digital realm just as well as he does in the football...