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Mississippi Prison Guards Face Attacks as Numbers Dwindle

By Joseph Neff and Alysia Santo The Marshall Project The attack on Jennifer White came as she started a morning shift at the most dangerous unit...

Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce looking for the next Miss Hospitality

By Katelyn McKinney Hottytoddy.com intern kamckin1@go.olemiss.edu The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce is looking for the next Oxford/Lafayette County Miss Hospitality to be a goodwill ambassador for...

Workforce Housing Filling Up Quickly; More on the Horizon

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com One of two “workforce housing” developments spearheaded by Steward Rutledge and LOU-Home has been filled up with new residents and a...

Oxford Man Killed After Being Struck by Vehicle on Hwy 334

An Oxford man died Wednesday after being hit by a vehicle Tuesday on Highway 334 while he was walking. According to the Oxford Police Department,...

Vape Products, E-Cigs Now Illegal to Possess if Under 21 in Oxford

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com It is now illegal for anyone under 21 to possess e-cigarettes and vaping devices, or for businesses to sell to people...

Sheriff’s Department to Move Out of Detention Center

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Renovations for the former Justice Court and DHS buildings are expected to cost about $1.4 million. The two buildings, located east of...

SAT Management Agreement Back in Oxford’s Court

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com While the Mississippi Department of Education Career and Technical Education Office has approved a request to dissolve a consortium between Oxford...

Alzheimer’s Support Group Celebrates 35 Years of Providing Hope

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com While taking care of her mother who had Alzheimer’s, Donna Toole found solace among a group of people who were going...

Central Park Five Member to Deliver UM Black History Month Keynote

Yusef Salaam, a member of the Central Park Five, whose exoneration after nearly seven years of incarceration based on false accusations was depicted in...

A Letter from Chancellor Boyce Regarding Monument Relocation

Dear UM students, faculty and staff,     This message is part of our continuing commitment to keep you apprised on the process to relocate the Confederate...