News Briefs

Vehicle Burglary, Reckless Drivers And More In Today’s Crime Report

Oxford police responded to the following calls: Five alarms, four welfare concerns, motorist assist, petit larceny, three reports of lost property, two fire department assists,...

DUI, Trespassing And More In Today’s Crime Report

Oxford police responded to the following calls: Three welfare concerns, 10 suspicious activities, two fire department assists, petit larcenies, ambulance assist, malicious mischief, nine alarms,...

Oxford Community Market’s “Oh SNAP” Program Aims to Make Healthy Food Accessible to Everyone

Every Tuesday afternoon from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Old Armory Pavilion, the Oxford Community Market provides a family-friendly environment and fresh...

False Pretense, Scam And More In Today’s Crime Report

Oxford police responded to the following calls: 911 hang up, three alarms, disturbing the peace, false pretense, harassing phone calls, improper parking, two malicious mischief,...

Obituary: Funeral Service for Ruthie Britt Peerey to be Held Jan. 6

Ruthie Britt Peerey, 99, passed away Thursday, January 4, at Sunshine Nursing Home in Pontotoc. The funeral service will be Saturday, January 6, at 11...

LHS Teacher Being Investigated for Improper Conduct

A Lafayette High School female teacher is being investigated by Lafayette County Sheriff's Department for improper conduct with students. Lafayette County Sheriff Chief Investigator Alan...

Hyde-Smith Releases Statement on Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination

President Trump nominated Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, 53, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to be an Associate...
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Rowan Oak Listed in “14 Famous Authors’ Houses Worth Seeing” by Architectural Digest

By Talbert Toole Lifestyles Editor talbert.toole@hottytoddy.com Many LOU residents visit the prestigious house of former Oxford author William Faulkner—Rowan Oak—for studying, photographs and various other occasions. Recently,...

Oxford Crime & Emergency Reports for Aug. 24-26, 2018

The following reports were made Aug. 24-26, 2018, by city, university and county law enforcement agencies.  Oxford Police Department issued 50 tickets and investigated 18...
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Oxford High School Athletes Receive Concussion Baseline Testing

This week, The University of Mississippi Center for Health and Sports Performance will administer the ImPACT assessment—Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing—to Oxford High...