The “Hotty, Toddy” cheer has been around for generations, and the origins of this instantly recognizable chant are explored in this week’s edition of “Only In Oxford.” (September 28, 2014, Page 1A)
ESPN’s “College Game Day” will be in the Grove next Saturday. “For the first time in the pre-game’s show’s history, it will visit Oxford, and make camp inside a sea of tents in the heart of one of college football’s most iconic tailgating spots when No. 10 Ole Miss hosts No. 3 Alabama,” according to a story that was posted this evening on the ESPN website. (September 28, 2014)
The National Day of Action is Sept. 30 and local emergency management leaders are advising the community to be prepared for potential disasters throughout the year. (September 26, 2014, Page 1)
The city of Oxford has lifted the precautionary boil water advisory issued for limited areas of west Oxford as of 3 this afternoon.
The advisory was issued on Tuesday afternoon following multiple repairs to a 12-inch main water line that serves residential areas west of the Jackson Avenue/Highway 6 intersection.
Results of water quality testing by the Mississippi Department of Health have confirmed that the water quality meets drinking water standards. There is no further need to boil water prior to use and there is no further action necessary before consuming the water. (September 25, 2014)
The United Way of Oxford & Lafayette County kicked off its annual fundraising drive Wednesday with guest speaker Lydia Jones at the Oxford Conference Center. (September 25, 2014, Page 1)
Local school official concerned with uncertainty over state educational tests. (September 25, 2014, Page 1A)
Children attended the University of Mississippi museum Mini Masters Art session yesterday featuring art by Lee Renninger. The group created their own clay model masterpieces. (September 24, 2014, Page 1)
A newly formed Friends of Thacker Trails group is hoping to gain safer access and parking for the popular walking trails near the old Whirlpool plant with the additional of the newly named Chucky Mullins Drive. (September 24, 2014, Page 1A, 3A)
The City of Oxford issued a precautionary boil water advisory for limited areas of West Oxford following a water main break near Highway 6 on Tuesday afternoon. This advisory was limited to areas west of the Jackson Avenue-Highway 6 interchange and south of Woodlawn Drive. (September 24, 2014, Page 1A, 3A)