News Briefs

DQ Grill and Chill Set to Open in Oxford on Monday

The new DQ Grill and Chill restaurant is set to open in Oxford on Monday morning. Owned and operated by Fourteen Foods, the new Dairy...

Water Valley Man Dies in One-Vehicle Wreck

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com A Water Valley man died Saturday after his car went off the road. At 3:58 p.m., Saturday deputies with the Lafayette County...

Ole Miss DE Williams Suspended After Arrest for Sexual Battery

By Adam Brown Sports Editor adam.brown@hottytoddy.com Ole Miss senior defensive end Samuel Williams was arrested and charged with sexual battery Friday which led to his suspension from...

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department Creates Safe Space for Exchanges

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department has created a “safe exchange” location in front of the Detention Center for people to exchange...
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Interim Commander Hired to Head Lafayette County Metro Narcotics Unit

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Alex Fauver has served as interim commander of the Lafayette County Metro Narcotics Unit two separate times in the last five...

Parking Meters, Kiosks in Off-Square Lots to be Turned Back on Aug. 3

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Visitors to the downtown Square in Oxford have about two weeks left to park for free in the off-street parking spaces...

Reeves Announces Second 3rd Circuit Court District Appointment

Gov. Tate Reeves announced his appointment of Kent E. Smith as circuit judge for the 3rd Circuit Court District, Place 3, previously held by...

Faith Leaders Ask Supervisors to Reconsider Confederate Statue Move

A dozen Lafayette County ministers, representing more than 70 faith leaders supporting the relocation of the Confederate statue, held a press conference Monday asking...

OPD Arrests Arkansas Man After Woman is Shot

The Oxford Police Department arrested an Arkansas man Saturday for allegedly shooting a woman. According to reports, at about 9:42 p.m. Saturday, officers received information...

Self-Imposed Precautionary Boil Water Notice Issued for South Oxford

The city of Oxford has issued a self-imposed precautionary boil water notice for customers living South of the Highway 7/South Lamar Blvd/County Road 401...