Oxford Observer

Issue 34 will renew a levy that will impact the seniors of Butler County.
Oxford Seniors advocates for elderly services levy renewal
By Dan Wozniak • October 23, 2020

Butler County voters will consider whether to renew the $1.3 million elderly services levy on the Nov. 3 ballot. Sabrina Jewell, the marketing...

The coronavirus under a microscope. Miami University continues to lead the charge against the virus.
Ohio COVID-19 cases skyrocket as Miami begins downward trend
By Blake Boyd • October 23, 2020

Miami’s active COVID-19 cases dipped below 400 this week, and appear to be on a downward trend, even as Ohio’s cases are on the rise with...

Budget Inn considered as potential cold shelter this coming winter.
Oxford City Council gives local businesses further financial support
By Abigail Kemper • October 23, 2020

After using federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) act money to replace its unsuccessful retail gift card program with...

Jeff Graham, a 2013 Miami graduate, wants to make a movie in Oxford.
Miami alum plans to shoot feature film in Oxford next summer
By Fiona Lawler • October 23, 2020

With its leafy beauty and small-town vibe, Oxford is in consideration for the filming location of an upcoming Indie movie, “What We Bury,”...

Traffic heavier at Talawanda schools as parents prefer to pick up their children over sending them home on crowded buses.
Talawanda School District resumes in-person learning
By Ally Gallagher • October 23, 2020

About 2,300 children, 77% of the students in Talawanda School District, returned to face-to-face instruction Tuesday, Oct. 20. The remaining...

Senator Teresa Fedora and Senator Nathan Manning co-sponsor a bipartisan bill to aid state schools
Ohio’s school districts may see testing changes due to pandemic
By Ally Gallagher • October 23, 2020

The Ohio Senate is considering a bipartisan bill that would seek a waiver of federal school testing requirements, freeze Ohio’s school report...

Rendering of the Richard M. McVey Data Science Building.
Miami University alum donates $20 million for data science building
By Emily Gentry • October 23, 2020

A recent $20 million gift to Miami University for a data science building will help one of the university’s fastest-growing programs grow even...

Covering the City of Oxford, Ohio
Covering the City of Oxford, Ohio