News Briefs

Bruce Woman Apprehended for Hiding, Transporting Alleged Burglar

A Bruce woman was recently apprehended by police for hiding an alleged burglar, her former spouse. The burglaries allegedly committed by her former spouse occurred...

LOU Relay for Life Will Move Forward, Virtually

By Katelyn McKinney Hottytoddy.com intern kamckin1@go.olemiss.edu Due to COVID-19, a virtual relay will be hosted for this year's Relay For Life. Virtual Relay will be held on April...

Five Face Felony Theft Charges After Rash of Car Burglaries

The Oxford Police Department arrested five people recently after a rash of vehicle burglaries along Old Taylor Road. According to OPD, from March 26 through...

Oxford Doctor Allegedly Fired After Speaking Out About Coronavirus Safety

By Kayleigh Skinner and Erica Hensley for Mississippi Today An Oxford doctor is one of at least two Mississippi physicians claiming they were terminated for speaking...

LCSD Arrests Three in Unrelated Assault Cases

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department made three separate arrests recently in unrelated felony cases that all involved assaulting their victims with either their hands,...

Reeves Signs Shelter-in-Place Order That Goes Into Effect Friday

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com https://www.facebook.com/tatereeves/videos/1588764364613561/ Gov. Tate Reeves signed a shelter-in-place order for the entire state Wednesday in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. What that order looks...

Oxford, Lafayette Police Find Crack, Pot After Vehicle Chase

An Oxford man was arrested recently for possession of large amounts of crack and marijuana after leading deputies on a chase through rural Lafayette...

LC Sheriff’s Department Looking for Local Man in Connection to Shooting

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted for allegedly shooting someone this weekend. According to reports,...

Swastika Graffiti Discovered at Avent Park in Oxford

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Oxford Police Department is investigating a report of a swastika painted onto a bench in Avent Park. A woman walking through...
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United Way of Oxford-Lafayette County Establishes COVID-19 Fund

The United Way of Oxford-Lafayette County (UWOLC) has established a COVID-19 fund to help provide short-term relief to individuals and families living in Lafayette...