What’s obvious to everyone in Oxford is now clear to the rest of the state. The University of Mississippi is continuing to grow. The Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) released the 2012 preliminary fall enrollment figures for the state of Mississippi on Monday. The preliminary numbers, including enrollment statistics at The University of Mississippi in Oxford and...

  Living in the age of social networks, it's easy to find several local business pages to "Like." Some businesses, however, steer clear of or seldom update their Facebook pages and only update their business websites, so interested customers are not notified of daily deals, special discounts or new stock.  Steven Gilbert, creator of www.heyoxford.com...

: Oxford Police Chief Mike Martin confirmed that a suspect was arrested for the bomb threat involving cars at Lexington Pointe Apartments yesterday morning. At approximately 7:47 a.m. Tuesday, the Oxford Police Department responded to a call of a bomb threat involving vehicles at Lexington Pointe apartments off Jackson Avenue, according to Oxford Police Chief Mike Martin....

Ole Miss went back to work Tuesday afternoon in the Indoor Practice Facility after suffering its first loss of the season to Texas 66-31 this past Saturday. Head coach Hugh Freeze was anxious to see how his team would respond, and he was pleased with what he described as one of their most productive practices of the season. “I thought the energy was great, and I was...

On Sept. 11, in an attempt to save a prospective $1 million, Congress decided to close six courthouses across the South. One of the six is the federal courthouse in Meridian, which was built in 1933 during the Great Depression and has served as both a courthouse and a post office for the southern Mississippi town. The other five are Gadsen, Ala.; Pikeville, Ky.; Wilkesboro,...