Memphis Man Arrested in Oxford for Enticement of a Minor

The Oxford Police Department arrested a Memphis man Friday for allegedly enticing a minor for sexual purposes. According to reports, OPD investigators learned of suspect...

Transportation Commission Designates Lottery Proceeds for Pavement Restoration

The Mississippi Transportation Commission this week designated the first $30 million of lottery proceeds for pavement restoration projects. The commission, which oversees the Mississippi Department...

New Mayor Aims to Help Taylor Thrive While Planning for the Future

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Growing up in Oxford but spending summers on the family farm in Taylor, Christi Hardy fell in love with the quaint...

UM Chancellor Responds to Lack of Vote by IHL on Monument Relocation

The University of Mississippi Chancellor Glenn Boyce released a statement Thursday afternoon in regard to the Institutions of Higher Learning pulling the university's proposal...

IHL Tables Vote to Move Confederate Monument

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com A discussion and possible vote on whether to relocate the Confederate statue was pulled from the agenda this morning by Institute...

Number of Oxford Building Permits Issued in 2019 Increased

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com After the number of new building permits dipped a bit in 2018 from 2017, building in Oxford rebounded in 2019, according...

Medical Marijuana for Mississippi? It’s Now Up to the Voters to Decide

By Anna Grace Usery Editor-in-Chief anna.grace.usery@hottytoddy.com Should Mississippians with debilitating illnesses be able to ingest doctor-prescribed marijuana legally? It's now up to the state to decide come...

Dropping Off Donated Items During Business Hours Helps Prevent Thefts

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com With many people clearing out closets to make room for gifts they received during the holidays, January has traditionally been one...

Lafayette Co. Woman Arrested After Newborn Tests Positive for Pot

A local woman faces a felony charge after giving birth to a child who tested positive for marijuana. On Jan. 13, the Lafayette County Sheriff's...

8 Oxford Business Commended for Not Selling Booze to Minor

The Oxford Police Department conducted alcohol compliance checks on eight local businesses recently and all eight passed the test. During the week of Jan. 6-10,...

Continuances Filed in Cases Against Two Local Former Teachers

By Alyssa Schnugg News Editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The trials for two local former teachers accused of sex crimes involving former students in unrelated cases have been continued again...

Saturday Storms Caused Stress But Little Damage in Oxford

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com While Saturday morning’s storms made many Lafayette County residents nervous, the area escaped any serious damage, according to local emergency management...

Parking in New Oxford Garage on Double Decker Saturday to Cost $20

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Downtown Parking Advisory Commission voted Friday to charge $20 per vehicle per entrance into the parking garage during the upcoming...

Daughter Establishes Pierce Memorial Scholarship for Mom

Bettie Pierce often told her daughter Susan that when you are given a gift, you should return the kindness, and the spirit of the...

UM Partners with Emerald Bioscience to License Cannabis-derived Drugs

The cannabis research program at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy has partnered with pharmaceutical company Emerald Bioscience Inc. to license two new...