Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Oxford Stories

Here’s why Ole Miss graduates are choosing to make the ‘Velvet Ditch’ their permanent home

https://youtu.be/vC5nbZqyhI4 Oxford, Mississippi, home to many unique landmarks and people, finds itself stuck with the nickname “The Velvet Ditch.” Oxford has been a “Velvet Ditch” for...

Oxford Chamber of Commerce Hosts Blood Drive

https://youtu.be/-6ZovnVGAcM The Oxford Chamber of Commerce hosted a blood drive Wednesday to benefit local hospitals. Check out the video above for all of the details....

UM Panhellenic Council Hosting Virtual CARE Walk

The University of Mississippi Panhellenic Council's annual Cancer Awareness Research and Eradication Walk, which benefits Baptist Memorial Hospital breast cancer efforts, might have gone...

Oxford Housing Authority Provides Free Wi-Fi for Residents

While the societal move from in-person to virtual has been smooth for some Oxford residents during the COVID-19 pandemic, for others, finding consistent access to reliable, high-speed internet has been a daily struggle.

Photo Gallery: City Honors Former Mayor George “Patt” Patterson With Portrait

On Friday morning, folks gathered around the steps of City Hall to witness the unveiling of the new portrait of former Oxford mayor George “Patt” Patterson.

Chicory Market Continues to Provide Farm to Table Products in the Midst of a Pandemic

By Abby Bowen, Bradford Stewart, Brooke Tucker, Malcolm AgueborIMC studentshottytoddynews@gmail.com Chicory Market continues to grow it’s business and encourage farm-to-table eating as the world endures...

New Restaurant La Cosinita Sabor Latino Brings Honduran Food to Oxford

The menu consists of food the sisters grew up making in Honduras. There are staple dishes that are served every day along with rotating platters that vary. One of the most popular things on the menu is the Honduran soup that is served every weekend.

COVID-19 Alters Homecoming Activities for Oxford High School

By Xander NorrisIMC studenthottytoddynews@gmail.com Oxford High School will play its homecoming football game Friday, Oct. 2, against Lewisburg High School. However, because of the ongoing pandemic...

Ole Miss Never Loses a Party: Tailgating Moves to the Square

"We may not win every game... but we ain't never lost a party." - Larry Wamble

Shopping In a Pandemic: Kroger “Can’t Keep Alfredo on the Shelf”

Across the country, grocery stores have seen big changes in people's shopping habits during the coronavirus pandemic. Frozen food has become more popular, people are making fewer trips, and online shopping has skyrocketed. Here in Oxford, Kroger has experienced many of these national trends.

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