The large population of deer have caused several car accidents, roamed through yards, trampling and eating crops, which has prompted Oxford locals to take matters into their own hands. “Homeowners and landowners put their name on a list, and the selected hunters contact each homeowner or landowner to request permission to hunt on their property,” said Lann Wilf, Mississippi’s...

With the presidential election a little more than 30 days away and the deadline to register to vote in Mississippi set for Saturday, students at The University of Mississippi are encouraged to register today and Friday in the lobby of the J.D. Williams Library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students may register to vote in Lafayette County rather than by absentee ballots in their...

A panel of individuals who were on The University of Mississippi campus during the integration riots gathered on Wednesday afternoon for an open group discussion about the violent events that took place on Sept. 30, 1962. The panel, moderated by associate journalism professor Dr. Kathleen Wickham, was comprised of a retired university administrator, a former faculty...

On Sept. 17, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 29 new cases of West Nile virus, bringing the state’s yearly total to 169 cases and four deaths. The virus has spread across a large portion of the state, though no cases have been confirmed in Lafayette County. As both the rate of infection and media exposure steadily increase, along with the emergence...

A recent report from a parent seeing a Lafayette County School District school bus driver using her cell phone while driving students has sparked questions from local parents and the community. According to an Oxford Eagle article, Diana Wells, a parent of a Lafayette Elementary School kindergartener, claimed to see a bus driver talking on her cell phone while children...