Arrival of Pumpkins at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Marks Beginning of Fall

By Anna Grace Usery Editor-in-Chief anna.grace.usery@hottytoddy.com Although the temperature isn't indicative of the season, there's no doubt fall is officially here. However, locals who travel down West...

Allen Boyer: Review of “Southern Splendor: Saving Architectural Treasures of the Old South”

Editor’s Note: Robin S. Lattimore read and signed copies of “Southern Splendor” Sept. 28 at Off-Square Books. “Southern Splendor” looks like a coffee-table book about...

Oxford’s Favorite Author William Faulkner Would be 121 Years Old Today

By Talbert Toole Lifestyles Editor talbert.toole@hottytoddy.com Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner would've celebrated his 121st birthday today. Faulkner, known for his fictional depiction of Yoknapatawpha...

The Mom Next Door: 10 Things I Wish I’d Known About Being a Mom

My oldest daughter is turning 10 years old next week. That means I’ve been a mom for a decade. I’m still no expert, but I...

Around Oxford in 7 Instagrams: The Powder Blue Edition

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VIDEO: Oxford Local Maralyn Bullion Describes 1940s Ole Miss

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYlhho2YilI&index=3&list=PLUmz2DowXPPYkqZC1F_suhqb0SKenrTUn&t=0s Video by Mykki Newton Newton is an Emmy and Telly Award-winning journalist/producer/director who spent 13-years as a television anchorman and reporter, 10-years as an actor...

VIDEO: Jay Mitchell on Moving to Oxford

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRsim04jAuo Jay Mitchell is a regular contributor to The Oxford SO & SO. He is a local oral historian who grew up in Oxford. As...

HottyToddy.com Editor’s Recipe Picks for a Lazy Labor Day

By Anna Grace Usery Editor-in-Chief anna.grace.usery@hottytoddy.com Labor Day is one of those holidays, similar to the Fourth of July or Thanksgiving, that the fun part about it...

Run Oxford Offers Community Fellowship and Leg Up on the Competition

Savannah Woods Hottytoddy.com Contributor  Five years ago, four Oxonians came together to establish the first running club in Oxford that focused on supporting and preparing runners...

From London to the Delta: How a Matchbox Found at a Blues Marker in...

By Berry Allison https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZV-UVE0UXo The Mississippi Delta has been the emotional heart of blues music for more than a century. More famous blues musicians have come...

On Cooking Southern: Ready For A Menu Change? Standing Rib Roast Is Always Prime

*This story originally ran January 31, 2017. SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Stiff-necked: A person who’s stubborn and unyielding in a belief or action, who’s just about...

Coopwood: Lost Jeep Returns to The Grove

When I was 16 years old, my father bought me this Jeep, CJ-5.  I cannot tell you how many miles I traveled in it...

Coopwood: Lost Jeep Returns to The Grove

When I was 16 years old, my father bought me this Jeep, CJ-5.  I cannot tell you how many miles I traveled in it...

Satterfield Pottery Incorporates True Mississippi Experience Into Each Piece

By Cameron Riser for hottytoddy.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GxedtE-vQA Michael Satterfield wants to fill your home with beautiful, durable pottery you can love for generations. As the founder and owner of...

Classic Island Colors Made Famous By Mississippi-Born Musician Jimmy Buffett Travel to Oxford

By Jim Roberts hottytoddy.com contributor When Rachel DePaolo recently purchased her bike at Wal-Mart she had no clue she was riding into musical and Mississippi history,...