News Briefs

Oxford Officials Consider Vicious Dog Ordinance

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Oxford Board of Aldermen is considering an ordinance amendment that would define a “vicious dog” and require owners of such...

Lafayette County Supervisors Vote to Keep Confederate Statue

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted Monday night to leave the Confederate statue in front of the Courthouse where it...

Boys & Girls Club Announces Celebrity Dancers for Annual Fundraiser

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Mississippi is once again asking local celebrities to put on their dancing shoes to raise funds for the...

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour Launches “Thanks Thacker” Fund Drive

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour, the Oxford-based music and literature program, has announced a fundraising drive to offset revenue lost during the ongoing COVID-19...

Ole Miss Welcomes 2019-20 Phi Kappa Phi Initiates

Though the annual Phi Kappa Phi induction ceremony set for April 2 was canceled this semester, many University of Mississippi students were still welcomed...

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...

Testing for COVID-19 Necessary But Staying Home Crucial to Stopping Pandemic

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com As the spread of COVID-19 unfolds in Mississippi and around the nation, many are sitting glued to social media watching for...

Communications Firm Creates Inaugural Creative-in-Residence Program

By Kelley Hunsberger Red Window Communications Red Window Communications is hosting an Oxford-based photographer and visual-imaging consultant as its first creative-in-residence during the spring 2020 semester. Rebekah...

Ole Miss’ 2020 ‘Most Beautiful’ Crowned at Annual Event

By Megan Suttles Hottytoddy.com intern mwsuttle@go.olemiss.edu The Ole Miss Student Activities Association hosted its 69th annual Parade of Beauties contest last night. Out of 67 participants, judges...

Powerball, Mega Millions Tickets Go Live in Mississippi; No Winner Yet

By Megan Suttles Hottytoddy.com intern mwsuttle@go.olemiss.edu Powerball and Megamillions tickets went on sale last week for the first time in Mississippi's history at roughly 1,500 different locations...