Friday, September 25, 2020


Vassallo: Freddie Harris – A Superstar Amongst Us

There are many individuals throughout Oxford who could be classified a superstar within their respective professions and Freddie Harris of Cannon Motors of Mississippi...

Vassallo: 1930s Students Left a Lasting Legacy

Our recent story on the Cardinal Club's plaque in front of Fulton Chapel attracted a great deal of interest. Two of the names on this...

Vassallo: Sizing Up the Season…How Good Will We Be?

Hanging around the Ft. Lauderdale beach over the weekend, my thoughts turned to football after seeing so many people wearing their favorite school's advertising...

Vassallo: Football Season Must Be Getting Close

Sunday night, I had the most vivid, real, wonderful dream that I've had in quite some time a la Johnny Burnette's 1960 classic "Dreamin." The...

Vassallo: Identity Theft No Laughing Matter

Immediately following the seminar at the Oxford Convention Center entitled "Financial Protection for Seniors" sponsored by the City of Oxford, BancorpSouth and the Retiree...

Vassallo: Tell Me About the Students at Ole Miss in 1930s

The Cardinal Club's monument/plaque in front of Fulton Chapel is one of the most beautiful and historic of any on campus. The plaque highlights names...

Vassallo: “It Was the Third of June”

Way back in the fall of 1967, I was hangin' out at the Galtney Center (former Ole Miss Student Union) humming the lyrics of...

Vassallo: Oxford’s Economy Booming had the pleasure recently to discuss the Oxford economy with EDF President Jon Maynard. We primarily were interested in the economic impact that...

Must Read

The Party Never Stops In Oxford, Even For a $1,000 Fine

There’s one college tradition that COVID-19 has not managed to cancel: house parties. However, these house parties now come with a high price tag in Oxford. The Oxford Police Department is issuing citations of up to $1,000 to those caught hosting a party with more than 10 people inside and 20 people outside.

Sorority Recruitment Comes to a Close—Bid Day 2020

Sorority recruitment will finally come to a close on Saturday at The University of Mississippi. HottyToddy intern Dayna Drake spoke with "potential new member" Kaydn Fussell on Friday to talk about the last round of "rush" and what Saturday morning might bring.

Gyms In Oxford Are Trying To Safely Stay Open

Gyms in town have opened back up after months without business, but new rules and regulations have been implemented.

Allen Boyer: Review of “In Faulkner’s Shadow: A Memoir,” by Lawrence Wells

This Friday, September 18, 2020, at 5 p.m. Central Time on Zoom, Square Books is hosting Larry Wells in conversation with Bill Dunlap to discuss “In Faulkner’s Shadow.”