State OKs limited Sunday alcohol in Oxford

By Errol Castens/NEMS Daily Journal

OXFORD – Oxford residents and visitors will be able to have a glass of wine with brunch or dinner on certain Sundays, starting with Mother’s Day.
Mayor George “Pat” Patterson received notice Monday afternoon that the Mississippi Department of Revenue has approved Oxford’s request to legalize restaurant sales of wine and liquor on Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, the Sundays nearest University of Mississippi football games and, when they fall on Sunday, Valentine’s Day and New Year’s Eve as well.

Read more in Tuesday’s NEMS Daily Journal.