Blogs

On Religion: Coronavirus Crisis Creates Legal, Doctrinal Minefield for Priests and Their Flocks

Every now and then, while a priest is traveling or out running errands, a stranger will approach and ask: "Father, will you hear my...

Spice Found in Vapes at Local Gas Station Results in Two Arrests

Two Oxford men have been arrested on drug charges following an investigation that began after local high school students had adverse reactions to using...

Opinion: Pandemic Shows Over-regulated, Under-embraced Innovation in MS

By Hunter Estes Mississippi Center for Public Policy As a deadly virus has spread across the nation, many of us have been forced to embrace alternative...

No Gym, No Problem: 5 Workouts to Keep Fit During Quarantine

By Tavia Moore Hottytoddy.com intern tmoore4@go.olemiss.edu As gyms close across the country and Netflix marathons begin, we begin to settle into a life of comfort, which could...

Letter to the Editor: Nevertheless, Oxford Film Festival Persists!

By Melanie Addington Executive Director, Oxford Film Festival A week ago we announced the postponement of the Oxford Film Festival. It seems a lifetime ago and...
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Letter to the Editor: Local Nonprofits Need Our Help Now More Than Ever

By Kurt Brummett Executive Director United Way of Oxford-Lafayette County “While we often think we are immune to difficulties others face, no one knows what tomorrow...

On Religion: New Normal — Ancient Prayers Go Online During Epidemic

For centuries, Eastern Orthodox Christians have shared prayers "for the sick, the suffering, the captive and for their safety and salvation" as well as...

Letter to the Editor: Senator Wicker, Please Help

By John Currence Oxford Restauranteur  Dear Senator Wicker, As a result of having closed our businesses for public safety reasons Tuesday, I have advised 300 employees in...

On Religion: Mass and Autism — Holy Communion is More Than “Home Food”

Ever since the Last Supper, Catholics have pondered what happens during the Mass when they believe the bread and wine become the Body and...

Blog: Small Food Changes Can Lead to Big Rewards

This month lets focus on diet! Everyone has a food weakness or two. Maybe it’s a love for anything sweet. Perhaps caffeine is your vice....