Laurie Stirratt grew up in New Orleans. Her home was an older fishing village near Lake Pontchartrain, and there was a lot to do outside, such as crabbing, fishing, hunting and sailing. She also remembers the wildlife – alligators, snakes and bobcats.
A New York native who has worked with the United States Forestry Service for 35 years with the philosophy of caring for the land and servicing the people is a park ranger in charge of the Holly Springs and Tombigbee National Forests.
We said goodbye to our new furry friends and continued on our trek to the unknown. We came around one last bend, and that’s when I saw her for the first time. An iconic old house sits at the stop sign when you enter Taylor. Instinctively I turned left, and found Taylor Grocery.
Kirsten Faulkner Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org The Oxford Community Market, now open for the year since April 18 at the Old Armory Pavilion, has positively impacted the Oxford community by bringing people from […]
By Anna Bess Pavlakovich Oxford Stories email@example.com Tyler Igoe, a sophomore transfer student from Champagne, Illinois, noticed a void in the University of Mississippi campus when he made his transition from Vanderbilt […]
Wade Johnson Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org Recently announced as a semi-finalist for the Best New Restaurant James Beard Award – an honor that has been called the equivalent of the Oscars in the […]
By LaReeca Rucker Adjunct Journalism Instructor University of Mississippi One of the first assignments Oxford Stories reporters are given each semester is to attend an Oxford Board of Aldermen meeting and share […]
Will Morrison Oxford Stories email@example.com The Mississippi River area has been known as one of the best places in the world to hunt waterfowl. But in the past three years, nature has […]
Amanda Hill Oxford Eagle firstname.lastname@example.org Veganism is a lifestyle in which the consumer does not eat any animal-based products, such as meat, yogurt, eggs, etc. Some see it as a health fad, […]
Taylor Dowden Oxford Stories email@example.com For more than 40 years, the Pontotoc Stockyard has been the go-to place to buy and sell livestock in North Mississippi. Dr. Ron Herndon, a native of Shannon, […]
Robert High Oxford Stories There are many premiere duck hunting destinations all over the world. Many people like to hunt in Canada during the early season in October. Others like to hunt […]
Gracie Snyder Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org From the day people are born and take their first breaths of air, they dream of a particular time that seems like a lightyear and a galaxy […]
Don’t bite off more than you can chew when it come to pet ownership By Emma McCabe Many college students adopt or buy dogs. While many adoptions work out, some students are […]
Natalie Beth Seales A building once meant to become an observatory has served as the chancellor’s home, a sorority house, home of the ROTC, and it now houses the Center for the […]
Video Project: By Kendra Newton from kendra newton on Vimeo. Kendra Newton Northeast Community College Student Austin Burl, 19, and Calhoun City High School student Jalen Glass, 18, are two young men […]
Amanda Hill Video Project from Amanda Hill on Vimeo. Amanda Hill Lamar Park is a hidden gem within Oxford.Whether you’re looking for a place to jog, take the dog out for a […]
Ally Langston Dallas native Ansley Givahn is a sixth-year student at the University of Mississippi working on her bachelor’s of fine arts degree in painting after deciding at the last minute during […]
Ashley Wallace The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi hosted its seventh and final Mississippi Walk For Diabetes for the year of 2016 in November. Mary Fortune, executive vice president of the foundation, estimates […]