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UM Freshman Intent on ‘Fulfilling Her Purpose’

"Remember your purpose." That's the advice University of Mississippi freshman Khadeejah Franklin received from her mother before leaving her hometown of Vancleave for Oxford. "Stay focused," Triniss...

Former UM Benefactor Redirects Endowment to CREATE Foundation

By Talbert Toole Lifestyles Editor talbert.toole@hottytoddy.com Ed Meek, a former benefactor of the School of Journalism and New Media, is redirecting his original $5.3 million endowment from...

‘The Wolves’ Delivers Adolescent Reality through Soccer

 In the opening scene of "The Wolves," the chatter of a group of teenage girls ricochets around an otherwise empty gymnasium, conversations overlapping as...

Oxford Musician Single Fatality in California Tour Bus Crash

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com An Oxford man was killed Wednesday night when country music singer Josh Turner's crew bus crashed in California. David Turner, 64, has...

North East Announces Plans to Move Forward With Providing High-Speed Internet

North East Mississippi Electric Power Association announced its plans to move ahead with plans to provide high-speed internet to 100 percent of its members. The...

Oxford, Lafayette Schools Given ‘A’ Grades by MS Dept of Education

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Parents with children in either the Oxford or Lafayette County school district now have bragging rights that their children attend Grade...

Parking Prices for Game Days Set by Oxford Aldermen

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Once the downtown parking garage is open, football game fans can park for the day and pay $20 or less. Prices...

City of Oxford Renews Contract with Mississippi Critterz

By Julia Peoples HottyToddy.com Intern jtpeople@go.olemiss.edu The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to renew the city’s contract with Mississippi Critterz for shelter and animal control services...

Plans to Increase LOU Involvement in 2020 U.S. Census in Place

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com In seven months, the United States will begin of its most monumental undertakings as it tries to count every single person...

Supervisors Approve Sending Application to Archives and History for Courthouse Marker

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Members of the Lynching Memorialization in Lafayette County Project made it over their first hurdle Monday to have a marker placed...