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 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
Mother of Mississippi teen who survived shaken baby syndrome hopes to flood him with cards on his 16th birthday
Logan Core, a teenager from Water Valley, has one wish – to receive birthday cards for his sixteenth birthday.
Jesse J. Holland, author of "Who is the Black Panther" returned to his alma mater Tuesday.
As Mississippi National Guard members deploy to the Middle East, locals can provide support for their families
While these guardsmen are prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice for their country, the loved ones left behind are making sacrifices as well.
“Say Yes to the Dress” is the brainchild of Oxford High School girls’ fitness teacher Rose Hickey, who started the program as a way to give every girl a chance to have the fabled “princess moment,” of trying on a prom dress for the first time.
The film, titled “Door in the Woods,” was shot in Mathus’ native Arkansas in late 2016. Filming lasted three weeks and the majority of scenes were outdoors. Mathus says these conditions made for a challenging but rewarding shoot.