News Briefs

TOMB to Hold Press Conference on Effort to Move Confederate Statue

The Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Ministerial Alliance (consisting of 18 churches) and other faith leaders in Lafayette County are holding a press conference Monday...

Oxford Man Charged with Enticing a Minor for Sexual Purposes

The Oxford Police Department recently arrested an Oxford man for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor. According to OPD, a report came in of a possible...

OFF Offers More Movies for All Via Virtual Film Fest, Drive-Ins

The Oxford Film Festival’s 13th and 14th Weekly Virtual Film Fest, Virtual Art House and OFF to the DRIVE-IN films include more award-winners from...

Pontotoc Man Charged With Making Threats in Lafayette County

A man from Pontotoc County faces a felony charge after allegedly making a terroristic threat. On Wednesday, an affidavit was filed in Justice Court on...

Oxford Woman Charged With Stabbing Another During Altercation

An Oxford woman was arrested recently for allegedly stabbing another person during a fight. According to the Oxford Police Department, at about 7 p.m. on...

Oxford Mayor Tannehill to Sit on New State Flag Commission

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill has been chosen as one of nine to sit on the newly formed Mississippi State Flag Commission. Last...

Attorney, Former Sen. Tollison Sworn in as Circuit Court Judge

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves recently appointed Oxford attorney and former senator Gray Tollison to serve as a judge for the Third...

Garden of Memories Oxford Chosen to Host Event Honoring Veterans

Garden of Memories Oxford has been selected to participate again this year in Wreaths Across America’s nationwide wreath dedication ceremony. Taking place on Saturday,...

Police Make Arrest in Case Involving Violent Snapchat Messages

*Story updated to include suspect name, mugshot and additional arrest information By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office and federal law enforcement made an...

Mother, Daughter Were Victims of Murder-Suicide in Water Valley Sunday

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Yalobusha County Coroner Ronnie Spark released the names of the three people who died in Water Valley Sunday in an apparent...