For nearly 60 years now, Jerry Summerfield has been supplying Oxford businesses with the paper goods used to put that special touch on gifts and orders.
A few weeks ago, a cat named Alley took a nap where she shouldn’t have and found herself at the center of a community-wide search, a group of confused high school students and a Snapchat photo that would lead her home.
What do a retired physician, a grant writer, a retired business executive, a human resources assistant, a university chemistry professor, a prior radio disc jockey and English teacher, a preschool director – who also raises miniature donkeys – and a landscape painter have in common?
John Brasher didn’t really know what he was getting himself into when he purchased a mare from a mud patch in Toccopola three years ago. He never thought he would be ending up with a horse sprung from the bloodline of American equine royalty.
Classmates, parents and community members gathered in the auditorium of Lafayette Middle School Thursday night to hear from four middle school students in the second annual TED-Ed Event.
Chick-fil-A on Jackson Avenue was full of dancing, singing and surprises Saturday afternoon as a flashmob greeted Lily Baker and helped her celebrate her birthday.
This year marks 15 years that the Oxford Film Festival has been bringing quality art and artists from around the world to Oxford to showcase their films.
Hanna Teevan is an intern with Visit Oxford and in the year that she’s been with the visitor’s bureau, she’s become and invaluable asset to the team.
Betty Robinson was surprised Monday afternoon when she showed up to the monthly board meeting for the Oxford Food Pantry that she had been chosen as the 2017 Volunteer of the Year.
The course was organized by Valerie Boothe. She joined OPD back in June to serve as a records clerk. Before joining the department, Boothe spent 19 years as the Ole Miss Rifle coach. She’s a certified firearms instructor and loves the sport. She said that she missed being out at the range, l…
Books and Bears at the University of Mississippi has spent the last two decades making sure everyone who works at the university has something to bring home for the holidays.
Matthew Singletary and Morgan Hickey stood before their fellow pupils Tuesday night as Master Ra of Team Ra Taekwondo presented the two students with their black belts.
The Genealogy Room sits on the second floor of the Oxford Lafayette County Public Library. It’s a large room filled with a few tables, old scanning and microfilm equipment and rows and rows of metal shelves. Thousands of people come from all over each year to pour over the documents and phot…
The massacre in Sutherland Springs, Texas early this month shook the faith communities across the nation. With mass shootings becoming more and more prevalent, it’s something churches in Oxford and around country thinking about how the steps they’re taking to protect their congregations.
Anne Wanjohi-Cavaglia came from Kenya to Oxford by way of Memphis. Though she’s been in the states for nearly 20 years, she’s still looking for ways to do what she can to help those in her home country.
In most ways, Aubrey Armstrong is an average seventh grader. She loves shopping with her friends, spending time with her sisters and playing her Golden Retriever Delilah. But when she’s not in school or hanging out with her family, she’s breaking barriers, claiming pageant titles and changin…
Waldo, Wenda and a couple of Square Books employees gave out prizes Monday afternoon in Off Square Books to mark the end of the month of Where's Waldo. The event is put on in collaboration with local businesses and serves to incentivize community members to shop local, while also encouraging…
Caring for a person as they battle with dementia is a difficult thing for anyone to have to go through. Members Oxford High School’s Students for Alzheimer’s have spent the last several months going out in the community to make sure those facing the disease get the chance to have a little fun.
Oxford was the site of the State’s Bicentennial North Celebration this past weekend where people from all over the state turned out to celebrate 200 years of Mississippi history.
For the last 23 years, Billy Lamb has worked to beautify the City of Oxford. As the Superintendent of the Building and Grounds Department, it has been his job to make sure City property well maintained and pleasant to look at. Lamb was born and raised in Oxford, and, in addition to his work …
Every year, thousands gather in Memphis for the St. Jude Memphis Marathon to fight childhood cancer. Team Ole Miss will be running and raising money in the names of Lily Baker and James Rayner.
Meme Lee is a rising senior at the University of Mississippi. Lee is a member of the university’s prestigious Chinese Flagship Program and is also majoring in business marketing. The Olive Branch native is currently in her first summer as an Ole Miss Orientation Leader. Lee took time Wednesd…
Thursday night, the Lafayette County and Oxford Public Library’s auditorium was filled with families gathered to watch a puppet rendition of the classic tale of “The Three Little Pigs.”