PSC Presley to Hold Phone Hearing With Punkin Water Association

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Public Service Commissioner for the Northern District Brandon Presley will be holding a public hearing regarding Punkin Water Association and issues...

Partnership Yields a Hot Take

McIlhenny Co., maker of Tabasco brand sauces, has collaborated with the Southern Foodways Alliance on a first-of-its kind virtual tour of Cajun country, a...

From Pastry Chef to Student: Studying Baking and Gender in the South

Kelly Spivey learned about adaptability and instinct from cooking in restaurants before deciding to exchange her rolling pin for a stack of textbooks. She...

New Blue Light Stations Strengthen Campus Safety

In an effort to provide a safe and welcoming campus, the University of Mississippi is updating its blue light station emergency response system, adding...

UM Student Leaders Develop Pledge to Keep Campus Safe

University of Mississippi student leaders are asking the campus and broader community to pledge to keep campus safe this fall and to share their...

Oxford Artist Takes Permit Denial to Federal Court

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi along with local attorneys recently represented an Oxford filmmaker and artist John Rash in...

Coach James Self-Quarantined With Virus-Like Symptoms Prior to His Death

By Adam Brown Sports Editor adam.brown@hottytoddy.com With only a couple of days back at school under their belt, Lafayette County school teachers and students learned of the...

Lafayette County COVID-19 Cases, Deaths Climb; Hospital Stretched But Not Critical

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Lafayette County has seen an increase of at least 120 cases since July 31, according to data provided by the Mississippi...

Chamber Presents Online Networking Program Featuring Local Professionals

The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce is introducing a new program to provide local businesses the opportunity to share insights and knowledge on a...

Baptist Fund Sees Gain in First Quarter of Fiscal Year

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The over $30 million investment from the sale of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi rallied in the first quarter of this fiscal...

Oxford Students Will Return to School on Aug. 24 After Board Votes to Delay...

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Oxford School District Board of Trustees voted Wednesday afternoon to delay the start of school for another two weeks with...

Oxford Officials Consider Vicious Dog Ordinance

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Oxford Board of Aldermen is considering an ordinance amendment that would define a “vicious dog” and require owners of such...

Oxford Aldermen Mandate Masks Outdoors After Governor Announces Similar Order

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Oxford Board of Aldermen updated its face-covering ordinance Tuesday to include requiring masks outdoors in locations or situations where people...
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President Trump Removes Square Books Owner Richard Howorth From TVA Board of Directors

By Victoria Hosey Editor-in-Chief hottytoddynews@gmail.com Former Oxford Mayor Richard Howorth has been removed from the Tennessee Valley Authority Board of Directors. President Donald Trump dismissed Howorth along with...

Gov. Reeves Mandates Masks Statewide; Delays Opening for Some Schools

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Gov. Tate Reeves announced an executive order Tuesday delaying the start of the school year for students in grades seventh through...