Oxford Eagle Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live


‘Poorly written’: Officials from Mississippi school district respond to dress code controversy as uproar continues

As uproar continues from parents and students, the Oxford School District says less than 2 percent of students have been cited for dress code violations ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Saturday, August 6, 2022 5:32 am


Man suspected of murdering missing Mississippi college student makes first court appearance

Outside the white, two-story county Lafayette County Courthouse demonstrators chanted, “No justice, no peace,” or “Justice for Jay Lee,” as a bond hearing for Sheldon ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, July 28, 2022 4:48 am


Police arrest man for missing Ole Miss student’s murder; investigators say they’re still searching for the body

A Mississippi man has been charged with the murder of an Ole Miss student who has been missing for two weeks, police said Friday. Sheldon ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, July 22, 2022 8:18 pm


For Ole Miss fans, today could be memory of a lifetime with College World Series win

John Ott and his son Jake have been waiting for this moment for a long time. The two Ole Miss alumni have been coming to ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Sunday, June 26, 2022 11:49 am


Mississippi sheriff, county leader discuss establishing crime lab for north part of state to address backlog of autopsies

A Mississippi sheriff wants to establish a crime lab for the northern portion of the state to combat the massive backlog of autopsies. During the ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, June 24, 2022 5:13 am


Mississippi woman charged with first-degree murder, issued $1 million bond

A Mississippi woman has been issued a $1,000,000 bond after being charged with first-degree murder. The Oxford Police Department has arrested and charged Alexandria Griste, ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, June 9, 2022 5:41 am


Two in custody after one person shot, injured near Mississippi college town shopping area

Police say two persons of interest are in custody after a shooting in the rear parking lot of a group of Oxford shops. Oxford Police ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, June 8, 2022 1:59 pm


Mississippi man charged with weekend sexual assault

The Oxford Police Department took a walk-in report on Sunday regarding a sexual assault that occurred over the weekend. After investigation, Adam Michael Prewett, 43, ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 6:41 am


Mississippi man arrested for 4th DUI among other charges after failing to pull over

The Oxford Police Department initiated a vehicle stop on South 18th Street for no headlights on Monday, Apr. 18. The vehicle did not stop and ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, April 21, 2022 5:19 am


Mississippi community responds generously — raises $50,000 — after family of nine escapes house fire, thanks to alert 10-year-old

In less than 24 hours, more than $50,000 has been raised on a GoFundMe page to help a family of nine who managed to escape ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, April 7, 2022 5:28 am

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