They may not be wearing colors or throwing up signs, but Oxford police say there is reason to be concerned about teens and potential gangs in the city. “We...

The Oxford School District and the Oxford Police Department joined with Oxford’s local AT&T store Thursday in an effort to educate students, parents...

The Corner bar hosted an unwelcome visitor around closing time Wednesday night as a yellow Jeep came barreling through its front doors. “According to...

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, the Star Family Circus will be coming to Oxford. One of the circus acts includes a kangaroo, known as Rocky, that is dressed up in boxing shorts and boxing gloves. Rocky, while on a leash, is put into a sparring ring with a human to ultimately spar with. Around 1,600 animal rights activists have signed a petition protesting the Oxford boxing match. The...

Well, it’s business as usual with a case of the Mondays. The semester’s end has come and we’ve only a bit further to go. Whether or not you’ve utilized your Thanksgiving time wisely flows as water under a bridge. Now, the proving grounds are here and despite our eventful fall let us finish strong. Over the next two weeks letter grades can be made...

University of Mississippi student and journalism senior Jared Burleson was robbed at University Trials apartments Tuesday night. “I was leaving the building when I saw a girl I knew pass by me,” Burleson said. “I turned to say hello to her and this man was standing right behind me.” Burleson said he felt the man following him. “He looked right at me and I continued...

Oxford Police Department Chief Mike Martin is retiring, effective Jan. 31, 2013. Martin has held the chief position for almost six years, after replacing previous Chief Steve Bramlett in September of 2007. Martin was Bramlett’s assistant chief until Bramlett retired in June 2007. “I decided to retire back in April of this year,” Martin said. “OPD has some really...

Oxford Assistant Police Chief Joey East confirmed that 35-year-old Collin Jones of Oxford has been arrested and charged with making a false bomb threat. On the morning of Sept. 18, Oxford police responded to a call about a bomb threat at Lexington Pointe involving the vehicle of an Ole Miss football player. A suspect was arrested within a few hours of the threat but not...