OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A woman says she has left a Mississippi apartment where thousands of bees were found living in the walls and ceiling.
Alexa Lee told The Oxford Eagle that she moved to Oxford from Georgia in February to be near her mother.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi women's basketball coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin has agreed to a new contract running through 2026 after leading the Rebels to their first NCAA Tournament in 15 years.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi is committing $3.5 million to build a new practice field for its Pride of the South marching band.
Chancellor Glenn Boyce said the university's commitment will pair with various gifts and major donations to the project totaling about $330,000.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Three students at the University of Mississippi, for the first time, have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships in a single year.
Ethan Lambert, of Corinth, Mississippi; Reinhard “Matt” Knerr, of Paducah, Kentucky; and Alexandria “Ally” Watrous, of Lexington, Kentucky, all members of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, have become the university’s 19th, 20th and 21st winners.
LONDON (AP) — The 25-foot tall (7.6 meter) sculpture of a shark crashing through the roof of Magnus Hanson-Heine’s house in rural Oxford, England, is now a protected landmark — and he’s not happy about it.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi quarterback Matt Corral showed off his right arm and his apparently healthy right ankle for NFL teams.
Corral threw for representatives of almost every NFL team at the Ole Miss pro day on Wednesday, including at least four head coaches: Pittsburgh's Mike Tomlin, Atlanta's Arthur Smith, Carolina's Matt Rhule and Mike McCarthy of Dallas.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has added two more transfers to its roster with the addition of SMU running back Ulysses Bentley IV and TCU linebacker Khari Coleman.
The school announced the latest transfers on Tuesday, the first day of spring practice.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Leaders in the hometown of the University of Mississippi are considering allowing people to drink alcohol openly during city-sponsored events.
The Oxford Eagle reports that alderman are considering a change to city rules allowing bear or wine to be sold by city-approved vendors in fenced-in areas.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The Oxford Police Department has a new four-legged officer in its ranks.
K-9 Jocko, a 1-year-old black Labrador retriever, joins the department thanks to Oxford businessman Johnny Morgan, who donated the money towards a special project and Chief Jeff McCutchen ultimately went with a new K-9 for the department, The Oxford Eagle reported.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Work has begun on the most recent outdoor mural in Oxford.
Artist Anna Murphy has begun the painting of Princess Hoka, a Chickasaw woman who once owned the land that is now the City of Oxford, The Oxford Eagle reported.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Louisiana man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old Aberdeen girl he met online has been found guilty of federal sex crimes.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Scotty Pippen Jr. finished with 22 points and six assists, Jordan Wright added a double-double and Vanderbilt rallied to beat Mississippi 63-61 on Saturday.
Pippen, who hit 7 of 18 shots from the floor with three 3-pointers, has scored 20-plus points in seven straight games for the Commodores (15-15, 7-11 Southeastern Conference), passing the school record of six set by Shan Foster in the 2007-08 season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two-time All-SEC center Shakira Austin scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Mississippi held off No. 23 Florida 70-60 Friday in the Southeastern Conference women's tournament quarterfinals.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a Mississippi doctor of tax evasion, prosecutors said Friday.
In a trial before U.S. District Judge Sharion Aycock, jurors on Wednesday found Dr.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi has lifted its mask mandate.
Face coverings are now optional in classrooms, laboratories, studios, residence halls, libraries, dining facilities, the Student Union, Campus Recreation facilities, retail spaces, offices, conference rooms or extracurricular activities held in indoor on-campus spaces, WMC-TV reported.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has extended the contract of vice chancellor for intercollegiate athletics Keith Carter with a four-year deal worth $1.1 million annually.
The school announced the new deal on Monday, saying it took effect in January.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Destanni Henderson tied her career high with 23 points and Aliyah Boston had 15 points and 14 rebounds to lead No. 1 South Carolina to a 71-57 win over Mississippi in the regular-season finale for both teams.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — South Carolina took over late in a tight game away from the comforts of home, something that could be good practice for the postseason.
Destanni Henderson tied her career high with 23 points and Aliyah Boston had 15 points and 14 rebounds to lead No.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Tyrece Radford scored 16 of his 19 points in the first half as Texas A&M built a big lead and then cruised to a 76-66 victory over Mississippi on Saturday.
Texas A&M (18-11, 7-9 Southeastern Conference) has won three of its last four since ending a seven-game skid.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi police department aims to curb the thefts of catalytic converters.
The Oxford Police Department teamed with Gateway Tire to engrave identifying marks on the devices.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — After years of living with discolored and inadequate water, Punkin Water Association customers have voted to dissolve the Mississippi company and switch their water services to the City of Oxford.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Alexis Morris scored 10 of her 23 points in the 17-3 run to close the game, Khayla Pointer finished with 18 points and No. 11 LSU beat Mississippi State 71-59 on Thursday night to win its fifth game in a row.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — James Reese V hit a half-court bank shot at the buzzer and South Carolina beat Mississippi 77-74 in overtime on Tuesday night.
LONDON (AP) — AstraZeneca recorded a big jump in revenue on Thursday as it begins to take a profit from its coronavirus vaccine for the first time.
The company recorded full-year revenues of $37.4 billion, an increase of 38% from the year before at constant exchange rates.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Jaden Shackelford had career highs of 30 points and eight 3-pointers and Alabama defeated Mississippi 97-83 on Wednesday night.
Shackelford was 10-of-17 shooting, including 8 of 13 from behind the arc.
LONDON (AP) — European scientists have taken a significant step closer to mastering a technology that could allow them to one day harness nuclear fusion, providing a clean and almost limitless source of energy, British officials said Wednesday.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Khayla Pointer and Faustine Aifuwa had a triple-double and double-double respectively and No. 14 LSU held off a late rally by Mississippi, defeating the Rebels 68-64 on Monday night.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — An anonymous donor is giving the University of Mississippi $100,000 to pay for a scholarship named after civil rights pioneer Fannie Lou Hamer, according to a news release from the university.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two judges on the Mississippi Court of Appeals are unopposed this year, while two others face challengers.
Judicial candidates' qualifying deadline was Tuesday.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi freshman Daeshun Ruffin will miss the season with a knee injury that requires surgery.
Ruffin was injured in the Rebels' 76-72 win over No. 25 LSU on Tuesday night, when he scored 19 points in 20 minutes.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Jenna Staiti tossed in 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and No. 15 Georgia rolled to a 62-52 victory over No. 24 Mississippi on Sunday.
Staiti sank 10 of 14 shots from the floor with two 3-pointers for the Bulldogs (16-4, 5-3 Southeastern Conference), who beat the Rebels (17-4, 5-3) for a sixth straight time and improved to 8-1 on the road this season.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Daeshun Ruffin scored 13 of his 17 in the second half and Mississippi defeated Kansas State 67-56 as part of Saturday's Big 12/SEC challenge.
Luis Rodriguez added 10 points for the Rebels (11-10), who shot 45%, 15% better than Kansas State.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — JD Notae scored 25 points and Arkansas cruised to a 64-55 victory over Mississippi on Wednesday night for its fifth straight win.
Notae was 10 of 23 from the floor. Jaylin Williams added 18 points and Trey Wade 10 for Arkansas (15-5, 5-3 Southeastern Conference).
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Daeshun Ruffin scored 21 points, Matthew Murrell added 20 points and Mississippi defeated Florida 70-54 on Monday night.
Mississippi turned back a late Florida run, scoring 15 points in the final four minutes.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — An arts festival in north Mississippi will return this spring after being canceled two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Double Decker festival is scheduled for April 22 and 23 in downtown Oxford, according to The Oxford Eagle.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Amari Davis scored 23 points, Kobe Brown added 15 and Missouri beat Mississippi 78-53 on Tuesday night.
Missouri won just its fourth game in 19 meetings with Ole Miss since the Tigers joined the Southeastern Conference in the 2012-13 season.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Walker Kessler scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and No. 4 Auburn rallied from an early 14-point deficit to beat Mississippi 80-71 on Saturday night.
In extending its winning streak to 13 games, Auburn (16-1, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) also got 15 points from Jabari Smith, and 14 from both K.D.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Jordan Horston scored 20 points and had 11 rebounds to lead No. 7 Tennessee over Mississippi 70-58 Sunday, snapping the Rebels' 13-game winning streak.
The Lady Vols (15-1, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) built a 20-point lead early in the third quarter and Ole Miss (13-2, 1-1) could never pull back to within single digits.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A special exhibit at the University of Mississippi explores the motives, pressures and fears that shaped Americans’ responses to Nazism, war and genocide in Europe during the 1930s and ’40s.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Matthew Murrell scored a career-high 31 points, Nysier Brooks had his third double-double of the season and Mississippi beat Mississippi State 82-72 on Saturday night.
Murrell, whose previous career best had been 19 points, made 10 of 11 from the field, including 5 of 5 from 3-point range, and hit 6 of 6 from the free-throw line.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — An author whose debut novel in 2020 received awards and critical acclaim will write and teach at the University of Mississippi in the spring.
Raven Leilani has been announced as the John and Renee Grisham Writer-in-Residence at the University of Mississippi.
JACKSON, Mo. (AP) — Police in the southeast Missouri town of Jackson are continuing to investigate what led to a shooting that left one man dead and another critically wounded.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A second fraternity at the University of Mississippi has been suspended until 2025 after violating the university’s policy against hazing, a top school official said.
The Lambda Pi chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., was notified by the university that it is suspended until Jan.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Ques Glover scored 21 points and Samford survived blowing a 13-point second-half lead to defeat Mississippi 75-73 on Tuesday for the Bulldogs' first victory over the Rebels.
After the Rebels' Jarkel Joiner missed the second of two free throws intentionally with the ball going out of bounds to Ole Miss, the Rebels inbounded the ball with 4.2 seconds left and had a chance to tie.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Daeshun Ruffin scored 19 points, Nysier Brooks added 16 points and 11 rebounds and the two dominated the final minutes in Mississippi's 76-68 victory over Dayton on Saturday night.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Nysier Brooks scored all 12 of his points in the second half to spark Mississippi to a 62-52 victory over Middle Tennessee on Wednesday night.
Brooks sat out the final seven minutes of the first half with two fouls but finished 5-of-6 shooting with seven rebounds and provided the points for a pair of Rebel runs in the second half that kept Ole Miss (7-3) in control.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Seven members of the recently suspended Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at the University of Mississippi have been arrested after they were accused of using social media to harass a former frat member who reported the organization for hazing.