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The Lafayette County School District has taken new steps towards providing an inclusive environment for all its students, beginning with playtime. Lafayette Elementary and Upper Elementary Schools will officially dedicate a new playground, which features modified equipment for students with special needs, on May 22. Whitney Drewrey, special education teacher at

The Lafayette County School District has taken new steps towards providing an inclusive environment for all its students, beginning with playtime. Lafayette Elementary and Upper Elementary Schools will officially dedicate a new playground, which features modified equipment for students with special needs, on May 22. Whitney Drewrey, special education teacher at

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved allowing some employees with an enhanced concealed carry permit to have their gun on them during work hours. Last month, the Mississippi Attorney General's Office, at the request of Oxford city attorneys, issued an opinion that said cities could "prohibit the carrying of firearms, concealed

The National Transportation Safety Board has released the probable cause of a plane crash that claimed the lives of six Oxford residents in August 2016. According to the report issued by the NTSB on Thursday, pilot error and a lack of training in emergency procedures with the airplane involved in the accident

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors and High Point Coffee were able to resolve an issue that had been brewing in recent weeks during last night’s meeting.  A few months ago, High Point Coffee on the Square changed its name to Uptown Coffee. However, the High Point coffee bean roasting facility,

Jay Hughes, former alderman for the city of Oxford and current member of the state House of Representatives, announced his candidacy for Lieutenant Governor this morning in Jackson. Hughes, a practicing attorney in Oxford and a veteran of the U.S. Army, said his campaign will hinge on a few key factors:

Oxford High School student Anna Claire Franklin was recently named Mississippi’s state champion in the Poetry Out Loud spoken word contest. Poetry Out Loud was created 13 years ago by the Poetry Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Franklin, who recently returned from her trip to the national contest

With the building that Leap Frog currently uses on the Oxford Intermediate School campus set for demolition in January, the after-school program has a found a new home in the old Baptist hospital location that was purchased last year by the University of Mississippi. The building that currently houses Leap Frog will

By Alyssa Schnugg alyssa.schnugg@oxfordeagle.com The 23rd annual Double Decker Arts Festival will kick off tonight under clear skies with a special Thacker Mountain Radio Hour on the Ole Miss Student Activities Association stage on the north side of the Square. Singer Liz Brasher will take the stage at 6 p.m., followed by the

It is nights like Friday and Saturday where people will be walking around having fun and listening to music that decisions like the one the Board of Mayor and Aldermen made to allow open containers downtown really pay dividends.

Brexit bankroller Arron Banks’ ties to the University of Mississippi were called into question this week regarding whether university data scientists worked with Banks’ firm, Big Data Dolphins, to access personal data from the United Kingdom.

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