By Cody Futrell News Writer Local citizens hoping to get children into one of the many summer camps at Camp Hopewell must act quickly. Allyson Ashmore, Camp Hopewell Director, says spots are filling up fast for the 2017 summer which marks the 68th year of operation for the facility. “A lot of people think you […]Read More..
Oxford Citizen Due to excessive and repeated vandalism, a decision has been made regarding the Oxford Park Commission’s skate park. The electricity to power the lights at the park have been turned off until further notice. Over the past few months, the box that stores the electrical equipment has been tampered with by unknown individuals. […]Read More..
By John Davis Oxford Park Commission National Volunteer Week was scheduled to start out with a celebration at Avent Park. Unfortunately, Mother Nature had other plans. The annual Party in the Park event, coordinated by the Family Crisis Services of North Mississippi, on Saturday was set to be the kick off of many things planned […]Read More..
Editor’s Note: This is the No. 17 Oxford story in a 40-part series highlighting the 20 most memorable moments in Oxford Athletics and Lafayette Athletics since the turn of the century. This story is a look back at the 2002 track season that resulted in the first state title for the Oxford Chargers. Former head […]Read More..
By John Davis Sports Writer Gordon Whitwell does most of his talking on the tennis court for the Oxford Chargers. Whitwell serves a large role for coach Louis Nash. He is versatile and dependable. Not bad for any player let alone one who still has four more seasons to contribute. Whitwell has been pleased with […]Read More..