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Taylor Grocery to Provide 800 Free Meals Friday

Last month, Marcus Lemonis, known for his hit show “The Profit” on CNBC and the founder of The Simple Greek, contacted the owners of Taylor Grocery and ordered 3,000 meals.

Oxford Mayor Wants Another Four Years at the Helm

Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill wants to serve her city for another four years as mayor. Tannehill qualified to run in the June 8 election early...

New Service Officer Available to Assist Veterans in Oxford

A new veteran service officer with the Mississippi State Veterans Affairs is available in Oxford to assist local veterans with a variety of issues including medical claims and compensation benefits.

OSD Goes With More Traditional School Calendar for 2021-22

The Oxford School District Board of Trustees voted Thursday to keep the more traditional school-year calendar in place for the 2021-2022 school year.

COVID-19 Cases Dip Slightly in Lafayette County; Deaths Rise

While the state of Mississippi is still seeing big numbers for new cases of COVID-19, there has been a slowing down in the number of active and new cases in Lafayette County over the last week.

Live Music on Life Support in Oxford

By Xander NorrisJournalism studenthottytoddynews@gmail.com It’s a sunny Wednesday afternoon in early November on the Square. College students and locals converse as they meander along the intersecting...

LCSD Honors Teachers of the Year, Swears in New Board Member

The Lafayette County School Board honored the Teacher of the Year for the 2020-21 calendar year on Monday night during its December meeting. The LCSD...

Helping Women One Pound Cake at a Time

Talisha Gordon is hoping to inspire and encourage women of all ages in Lafayette County through her ministry, Live Again Events by selling pound cakes made by the woman who inspired and encouraged her – her mother.

Attorney General and Senator Visit LCFD Female First-Responders

Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch and Sen. Nicole Boyd visited the Lafayette County Fire Department Thursday to meet, thank and congratulate two women who made history within the fire department recently by being the first all-female after-hours crew on duty.

Oxford Christmas Parade Canceled

Due to a declining number of groups wishing to participate in this year's drive-thru Christmas Parade, the city of Oxford and North Central Mississippi Realtors announced Thursday that the parade has been canceled.
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