Saturday, January 20, 2018

Headlines

Sidna Brower Mitchell: Meeting a History-Making Pilot

The pastor asked how many people remembered Chuck Yeager. Almost everyone raised a hand because I was in a congregation of older folks. Actually,...

Bonnie Brown: Regaining Optimism in a Troubled World

Perhaps it’s the cold weather and fewer daylight hours, or maybe it’s a stage of my life, but I’m feeling a bit down. I...

Plein Air: Livin’ the Good Life in a Modern-Day Mayberry

HottyToddy.com’s Steve Vassallo recently visited with Campbell McCool, owner/developer for Plein Air in Taylor. As development continues to expand, Taylor is becoming "the talk...

Lafayette County Literacy Council to Host Kids’ Trivia Sunday

The Lafayette County Literacy Council will host the inaugural Junior Genius Trivia event at Tallahatchie Gourmet on Sunday, Jan. 21, at 2:30 p.m. With teams of up...

Rebels Set to Face the Razorbacks in Bud Walton Arena

Ole Miss returns to the court on Saturday as they travel up to Arkansas and tangle with the Razorbacks in an SEC showdown. Tip-off...

Lafayette County Supervisors Approve First-Ever Zoning Ordinance

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved their first-ever county zoning ordinance Thursday after hearing the public's final comments during a recessed meeting. "This has...

Oxford Film Festival Offers Familiar Stars and New Faces

As the Oxford Film Festival gets ready to kick off on Feb. 7, fans of narrative feature films can look forward to some familiar...

Obituary: Funeral Service for Frances Bassi DeVoe to be Held Jan. 22

Frances Bassi DeVoe, 83, passed away on Thursday, January 18, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North MS in Oxford. The funeral mass will be held Monday, January...

Emmerich: State Lottery a Potential “Enterprise of Destruction”

As King Solomon proclaimed in Ecclesiastes, there is nothing new under the sun. Mississippi is thinking about a state lottery. This debate goes way...

Civil Matters, Shoplifting, and More in Today’s Crime Report

Oxford police responded to the following calls: 911 hang up, two abandon vehicle, five alarms, two ambulance assists, two civil matters, disturbing the peace, seven...