Oxford Eagle Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live

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Mississippi neighborhood ordered to evacuate after heavy rain threatens levee failure

The Lafayette County Fire Department is working to relieve pressure from the Tara Lake Dam before a levee breaches due to the heavy rainfall received ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 5:39 pm

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Mississippi election commissioner resigns after her name appears on campaign material supporting municipal candidate

An election commissioner for the City of Oxford has resigned after her name appeared on campaign material for a candidate running for office in next ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, June 4, 2021 7:20 am

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Lawsuit filed against Mississippi daycare where infant reportedly died after ’18-minute struggle’ to breathe

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed in Oxford on Friday against the former Mother Goose Daycare in regards to the death of an infant in ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Monday, May 17, 2021 1:52 pm

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Mississippi man faces felony charges after reportedly hitting pedestrian with vehicle then leaving scene

A Mississippi man is facing felony charges related to a hit-and-run accident that sent a pedestrian to the hospital with multiple injuries. Nolan Smith, 19, ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, May 14, 2021 8:50 am

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Mississippi racial reconciliation group honors 1893 Lafayette County lynching victim

A group of around 40 people gathered in a small Mississippi community over the weekend to honor the memory of a man lynched in Lafayette ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:35 am

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Mississippi store employee arrested after officers find nearly $2,000 in merchandise stuffed in his vehicle

A dollar store employee was arrested Tuesday after officials say they found the man’s vehicle stuffed with nearly $2,000 of merchandise stolen from the store. ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:31 pm

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Woman arrested after newborn baby found with amphetamines in system

A Mississippi woman was arrested Monday after an infant in her care tested positive for drugs. On March 8th, 2021, an Oxford Police Department investigator ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:28 am

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Mississippi town in competition for ‘Strongest Town’ title

A Mississippi town has advanced to the second round of the Strongest Town Contest, and is now competing in the second bracket against the city ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 12:02 pm

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Thousands sign petition to change Mississippi highway intersection in wake of crash that killed father, children

In the wake of last week’s fatal wreck, a petition to make the area around the Highway 6 and F.D. “Buddy” East Parkway intersection safer ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 4:57 pm

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Troubled Mississippi animal shelter closed; dogs were once kept in kennels too small to let them stand

A troubled Mississippi animal shelter was shut down this week after a criminal investigation and efforts to clean up the facility. During the monthly board ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Monday, March 8, 2021 9:46 pm

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