News Briefs

NWS Issues Wind Advisory; Snow Possible Saturday Night

By Alyssa Schnugg News Editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a Wind Advisory for most of north Mississippi including Oxford and Lafayette County,...

Spelling Bee Becomes Longest in History for Oxford School District

The Oxford School District Spelling Bee Winners have been named for 2019. Twenty students competed from grades 5-8 and the top 5 will advance...

Crime & Emergency Calls from Jan. 17, 2019

The following reports were made Jan. 17, 2019, by city and county law enforcement agencies, unless otherwise indicated. Oxford Police Department issued 15 tickets, investigated...

LHS Teachers Hopes to Raise Funds for ‘Hamilton’ Field Trip

By Alyssa Schnugg News Editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Lafayette High School English teacher Marisa Atkinson is asking for the community's help to bring her students on a two-day trip...

Local Musician Earns No. 6 Spot on Best Southern Albums of the Year List

By Anna Grace Usery Editor-in-Chief anna.grace.usery@hottytoddy.com Andrew Bryant can usually be spotted in front of taps at the Growler or behind a stack of records at The...

Owner Applies Again for Permit to Demolish WV Buildings

By Alyssa Schnugg News Editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The owner of two historic buildings in downtown Water Valley has applied for a second permit to demolish the structures after...

Oxford’s Leadership Lafayette 2019 Class Kicks Off 8-Month Program

The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce kicked off its 2019 class of the Leadership Lafayette program today with its opening session at Coleman Funeral...

Crime & Emergency Calls From Jan. 16, 2019

The following reports were made Jan. 16, 2019, by city, university and county law enforcement agencies, unless otherwise noted. Oxford Police Department issued 12...

School Bus Stuck in Mud; No Injuries

A Lafayette County school bus discovered how soggy the rainy winter has made the ground in some areas this morning after getting stuck in...

Crime & Emergency Calls for Jan. 15, 2019

The following reports were made Jan. 15, 2019, by city, university and county law enforcement agencies, unless otherwise noted. Oxford Police Department issued 46...