Friday, March 5, 2021

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Ole Miss Rebels Vote to Leave Practice; March to Square for Protest

*Updated to include statement from OPD, Coach Lane Kiffin and Players. The Ole Miss Rebels football team voted to leave practice this morning to march...

Lafayette School Board Discusses COVID-19 Cases, Quarantines

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Lafayette County School Board met Tuesday night during a special called meeting to discuss issues related to COVID-19; however, no...

UM Officials Confirm 58 Active COVID-19 Cases in Last Few Days

University officials confirmed a total of 58 active cases reported to University Health on Monday, based on tests conducted over the past several days...

Laura Will Bring Rain, Winds to Lafayette County Later This Week

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Tropical Storm Laura is expected to strengthen and become a hurricane over the next 24 hours; however, the storm is not...

Lafayette County Teachers, School Staff Offered Free COVID-19 Testing

The Mississippi State Department of Health will be hosting drive-through COVID-19 testing sites for Mississippi teachers and staff at various county health departments over...

Harmontown Burglaries Lead to the Arrest of Four Men

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department arrested several people recently after an investigation into several thefts in the Harmontown community were reported. According to reports, on...

OPD Issues 13 Citations for Social Gathering Violations

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The weekend before classes started back up at the University of Mississippi kept local police officers busy. According to Oxford Police Chief...

OPD Breaks Up Car Burglary Bunch, Finds Several Stolen Guns

The Oxford Police Department arrested several people and discovered multiple stolen firearms after patrol officers happened upon a vehicle burglary in progress Wednesday. According to...

Oxford Man Charged With Molesting Child, Sexual Battery

An Oxford man was arrested recently for several counts of sexual battery on a child. According to the Lafayette County Sheriff's Department, on Aug. 19,...

Man Charged With Having Stolen Gun

A local man was arrested Wednesday for being in possession of a stolen gun. On Wednesday, deputies with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department were advised...
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