Davis Burns set out to create the loudest Mustang in Mississippi. Like many car enthusiasts, he uses his car as a form of expression, allowing the car to be his canvas for the world to see. This bright yellow Mustang GT with its throaty V8 can be seen and heard all across Oxford as he makes his way around town. Whether Burns is rumbling down Jackson Avenue, or parked among the plethora of normal trucks, SUVs, crossovers, and sedans, his 2007 Mustang stands out against the normal, illuminating traffic with any light that bounces off of it, attracting stares from all around.
Many people grow up wanting the newest Ferrari or Lamborghini. Kids’ walls are donned with the posters of these wedge-shaped dream machines capable of speeds never before seen with doors that open up to the sky and a massive engine behind their seat or trucks that can conquer any terrain with ease while coughing out black smoke. Suddenly, however, many kids are dreaming of owning the exact opposite – an all-electric family sedan.
Parking on the Square is about to get easier. The Oxford Downtown Parking Commission has laid the plans for a $7 million parking garage near the Oxford Square offering 401 garage spaces and an additional 90 surface spaces.
Many children and adults have spent time at Camp Hopewell. Gracyn Ashmore is a University of Mississippi freshman journalism student during the week. On the weekend, she works as a counselor and social media coordinator at Camp Hopewell.
Everything old is new again. In the same way that you can buy a vinyl record at your local department store, film cameras of old have begun to gain popularity.
The broadcasters enter the Student Media Center at 2:30 p.m. Dressed to impress, Matthew Hendley logs into the rundown to see what stories he’ll be covering as anchor when the show begins.