Thursday, October 22, 2020

Southern Experience

Charlie Adams: Meeting John Walton of “The Waltons” at The Hoka

To be honest, I never imagined I would meet John Walton — the Dad of The Waltons — at The Hoka in Oxford. At...

Galloway: A Place of Peace and Small Happenings

There really is such a place, but when you leave to live the rest of your life in the tangle of a city, it...

Lafayette County Master Gardeners Announce Spring Schedule

By Anna Grace Usery Editor-in-Chief anna.grace.usery@hottytoddyarchive.com Though many of the Lafayette County Master Gardeners began their gardening careers out of necessity, many say they couldn’t give it...

Wonderbird Owners Set to Open Region’s First Gin Distillery

By Anna Grace Usery Editor-in-Chief anna.grace.usery@hottytoddyarchive.com Wonderbird—Mississippi’s first grain-to-glass gin distillery which we first reported on last June—has spread her wings and is almost prepared for flight....

Kiln Shine Distillery Owner Brings Oxford to the Gulf Coast

By Alexander Learned Hottytoddy.com intern In the Mississippi Gulf Coast town of Kiln, a certain individual has solved the elusive mystery of time travel. No, Matt...

Instagram Famous Family Makes Stop at Ole Miss During RV Tour

By Carson McKinney Hottytoddy.com intern https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7NCvct2gD4 A pair of four-legged Instagram celebrities gained some new followers when they visited Ole Miss’s Kappa Delta house on Wednesday. Ralphie and...

Kiln Shine Distillery Owner Brings Oxford to the Gulf Coast

By Alexander Learned Hottytoddy.com intern In the Mississippi Gulf Coast town of Kiln, a certain individual has solved the elusive mystery of time travel. No, Matt...

Wonderbird Owners Set to Open Region’s First Gin Distillery

By Anna Grace Usery Editor-in-Chief anna.grace.usery@hottytoddyarchive.com Wonderbird—Mississippi’s first grain-to-glass gin distillery which we first reported on last June—has spread her wings and is almost prepared for flight....

Instagram Famous Family Makes Stop at Ole Miss During RV Tour

By Carson McKinney Hottytoddy.com intern https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7NCvct2gD4 A pair of four-legged Instagram celebrities gained some new followers when they visited Ole Miss’s Kappa Delta house on Wednesday. Ralphie and...

Ole Miss Alumna, Fashion Blogger Launches Successful Lifestyle Brand

By Hailey Cunningham Hottytoddy.com intern A scroll through Hunter Premo’s online blog or Instagram page will show a satisfying feed of warm and neutral colors with...

Must Read

Sports Analysts Vote Oxford No. 3 Favorite SEC Town, Starkville Last

Athlon Sports asked 12 SEC experts to rank their favorite SEC locations, and Oxford came in third behind Nashville, Tennessee and Athens, Georgia. The sports...

13 Southern Sayings the Rest of America Won't Understand

Language discrepancies naturally arise in different geographic regions, like the raging pop vs. soda debate, but the South undoubtedly takes the cake. Conversations south of...

24 Southern Expressions for the Crazy

"This is the South and we’re proud of our crazy people. We don’t hide them up in the attic, we bring them right down...

114 Southern Similes, Metaphors and Other Allusions for Dramatic Effect

The magic of Southern speech is in the similes and metaphors and other allusions. These techniques are the yellow highlighter of conversation. Could one communicate...