News Briefs

Overby Center Welcomes WaPo Media Columnist for “The Truth About Fake News” Talk

With the phrase "fake news" increasingly used in jokes and memes, the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics will convene a panel of...

Crime & Fire Calls from March 18, 2019

The following reports were made March 18, 2019, by city and county law enforcement agencies, unless otherwise indicated. Oxford Police Department issued 10 tickets, investigated...

LMS 6th Grader Dies Over Spring Break From Asthma-Seizure Complications

By Alyssa Schnugg News Editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Lafayette County is mourning the loss of a bright-eyed little girl with an infectious smile who died on March 15. La'Konjuwa RyNeke'...

Ole Miss’ Shepard Smith Wins Leonard Zeidenberg First Amendment Award

By Carson McKinney Hottytoddy.com intern cqmckinn@go.olemiss.edu On March 13, former Ole Miss student and Fox News Anchor Shepard “Shep” Smith received The Leonard Zeidenberg First Amendment Award. According...

10th Annual Oxford Pub Crawl Set for Spring Break

By Anna Grace Usery Editor-in-Chief anna.grace.usery@hottytoddy.com Now that Mardi Gras beads have fallen and all the king cake has been consumed, the next holiday, St. Patrick's Day,...

OPD Launches Anti-Littering Campaign to Keep Oxford Clean

By Paris Payne and Jyesha Johnson Broadcast journalism students ptpayne@go.olemiss.edu, jkjohns6@go.olemiss.edu Keeping Oxford clean is a big concern for the Oxford Police Department. They are launching...

Crime & Emergency Reports From March 14, 2019

The following reports were made March 14, 2019, by city and county law enforcement agencies, unless otherwise indicated. Oxford Police Department issued 48 tickets, investigated...

Crime & Emergency Reports From March 13, 2019

The following reports were made March 13, 2019, by city and county law enforcement agencies, unless otherwise indicated. Oxford Police Department issued 24 tickets, investigated...

MSEMA Announces Hazardous Weather for the State

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MSEMA) announced Wednesday morning via Twitter that although the threat of inclement weather has diminished a little, the state...

Crime & Emergency Reports From March 12, 2019

The following reports were made March 12, 2019, by city and county law enforcement agencies, unless otherwise indicated. Oxford Police Department issued 17 tickets, investigated...