News Briefs

League of Women Voters Award Two Scholarships

The League of Women Voters Oxford/North Mississippi presented two $500 cash scholarships to graduating seniors at Lafayette High School and Oxford High School this...

Oxford Woman’s Death Being Investigated as Murder

The Oxford Police Department is investigating the death of an Oxford woman who was found Sunday afternoon in her Brittany Woods Subdivision home. According to...

OUT Buses Free to Ride in June, July

By Alyssa Schnugg News Editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Save some gas and ride one of the Oxford-University Transit buses for free this summer. OUT announced Friday that everyone can ride...

Crime & Emergency Reports from May 16, 2019

The following reports were made May 16, 2019, by city and county law enforcement agencies, unless otherwise indicated. Oxford Police Department issued 50 tickets, investigated...

Crime & Emergencies from May 14, 2019

The following reports were made May 15, 2019, by city, university and county law enforcement agencies, unless otherwise noted. Oxford Police Department issued 29...

Officer Memorial Honors All Fallen Heroes

By Alyssa Schnugg News Editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com   The annual Police Officer Memorial Ceremony was held Thursday on the north lawn of the Lafayette County Courthouse. Each year, officers...
John and Sarah Wheat

Man Convicted in DUI Death of UM Students Out of Prison

By Alyssa Schnugg News Editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The man convicted of aggravated DUI in the deaths of Ole Miss students John and Sarah Wheat was released from prison...

Crime & Emergency Reports from May 14, 2019

The following reports were made May 14, 2019, by city, university and county law enforcement agencies, unless otherwise noted. Oxford Police Department issued 14 tickets,...

Mid-Town Farmer’s Market Open Through October on Wednesdays, Saturdays

By Alyssa Schnugg News Editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Mid-Town Farmers’ Market opened May 4 and offers a large selection of early-season produce, jams, flowers and even popsicles. The market,...

Fee Structure Set for Temporary Certificate of Occupancy Permits

By Alyssa Schnugg News Editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com A new fee structure for developers seeking a temporary certificate of occupancy was approved by the Oxford Board of Aldermen recently. The...