Blackburn Donates Land for New Oxford Commons Fire Station

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Oxford Commons Developer David Blackburn is donating the land to the city of Oxford where the future Fire Station No. 2...

Congressman Trent Kelly Recognizes Veterans at Oxford Ceremony

In a room full of people at the annual Veteran’s Day celebration Monday, only one man stood when guest speaker Rep. Trent Kelly asked...

Overby Fellow Clarifies Cancellation of Conservative Event

By Talbert Toole Lifestyles Editor talbert.toole@hottytoddy.com *Editor's note: This story was updated at 4:30 p.m. to reflect quotes by Sarah Croft, co-founder and current chair of the...

UM Library Launches ‘eGrove’ Digital Archive

The University of Mississippi's J.D. Williams Library has launched "eGrove," an expansive new digital archive that consolidates and houses the university's collection of yearbooks,...

Institute of Child Nutrition Expands Outreach, Impact

Celebrating its 30th year of operation, the Institute of Child Nutrition at the University of Mississippi has issued an impact report showing huge growth...

International Fellowship Takes UM Music Professor to Nigeria

George Worlasi Kwasi Dor, professor of music and ethnomusicology at the University of Mississippi, had a very productive summer, and his activities promise to...

Special Election Set for Taylor Mayoral Race

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Taylor Board of Aldermen has set a date for a special election to elect a new mayor to fill the...

Oxford Awarded for Having Best Planning Practices

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The city of Oxford was recently recognized by the Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning Association and given two awards for...

Lafayette Supervisor Incumbents Keep Seats in Close Election

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors will have two new faces and three familiar faces sitting on the board come January...

Sheriff-Elect Joey East Garners 81 Percent of Votes in Tuesday’s Election

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com There's a new sheriff in town and his name is Joey East. On Tuesday, 81 percent of Lafayette County voters made their...

Lafayette School Board Considers Appeal From Softball Coach

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Lafayette High School head softball coach Katie Jenkins said she's “still in the dark” after meeting with the Lafayette County School...

Meet the Candidates: Local Lawyer, Sitting Judge Vie for Justice Court Bench

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Local attorney Andy Arant has represented people since 2000, defending the indigent charged with misdemeanors and representing families in family law...

Meet the Candidates: Roberts, Fortner Fight for District 5 Seat for Second Time

Lafayette County District 5 Supervisor Mike Roberts is seeking to retain his place on the Board of Supervisors. He will face Republican Johnny "Mike"...

Meet the Candidates: Mclarty, Mooney on Ballot for Lafayette County Supervisor District 4 Race

Lafayette County District 4 Supervisor Chad Mclarty is hoping to retain his seat on the Board of Supervisors. A Democrat, he's going up against...

Meet the Candidates: Three Fight for Lafayette County Supervisor District 3 Seat

The race for Lafayette County District started off with six candidates. Dale Timothy Gordon won the Democratic nomination after the primary election in August...