Friday, March 5, 2021

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Garden of Memories Gives Families Free Option for Cremated Loved Ones

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Garden of Memories Oxford is giving families the opportunity to secure a free, final resting place for their cremated loved ones. A...

UM Installs Green Fencing to Shield Confederate Statue from Practice Field

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com A large, green-screened fence has been installed around the recently moved Confederate statue on the University of Mississippi campus to help...

Activity Centers to Remain Closed for After-School Use

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com After-school activities like open play will not be available at Oxford's two activity centers for an unknown amount of time due...

Most Oxford Playgrounds Will Open Wednesday

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Children will be able to play on most of Oxford's playgrounds again starting Wednesday, except the ones inside Avent Park. On Tuesday,...

Commission Gives Unofficial Nod for Demolition of Oxford Home

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Despite efforts to save one of Oxford's early 1900s home, the Historic Preservation Commission gave an unofficial nod Monday for a...

Lafayette County Schools Report Five COVID-19 Cases in First Week

Lafayette County School District reported five positive cases of COVID-19 among faculty and staff members as of Friday. Schools opened last week with a staggered...

$108K Reward Offered in Shooting Death of MHP Lieutenant

Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Agents are investigating a shooting that took the life of an off-duty state trooper in Jefferson County. On Friday at approximately...

Cannon Re-Elected to Serve as Mississippi National Auto Dealer’s Association Director

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Oxford automobile dealer Michael Joe Cannon has been re-elected to serve another three-year term as the Mississippi National Auto Dealer's Association...

Commodores Mourn Loss of Beloved Teacher, Coach

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Lafayette Commodores family is mourning the loss of teacher and coach Nacoma James. James died Thursday, however, it was unknown this...

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...
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