Oxford Observer

Ashlea Weddle uses court records to gather data on issues of interest for the OPD to use in her monthly data report.
OPD social worker responds to community mental health needs
By Jillian Inks September 30, 2022

Oxford has hired a social worker to work with police in connecting residents with social services. Ashlea Weddle, 39, the police department social services liaison since Aug. 15, has spent the last weeks familiarizing herself with social services agencies around Oxford like TLC Transitional Living,...

Laura Brubaker, of Little Creek Farm in West Manchester, holds a bunch of her flowers that she sells.
Oxford Farmers Market creates new currency: Market bucks
By Xingrui Lu September 30, 2022

Visitors to the Oxford Farmers Market can now leave their cash at home if they bring a credit card for “Market Bucks,” the farmers markets’ currency. Sellers said they appreciate not having to make change for cash or deal with credit cards.  The Oxford Farmers Market offers seasonal...

Third graders (from far side) Hannah Chaney, Lucy Chaney, and Jalen Douglas read in a classroom at Kramer Elementary School in Oxford. The Talawanda School District is seeking an operating levy to continue multiple educational and extracurricular programs for its students.
Talawanda School District seeks levy for student support services
By Patrick Geshan September 30, 2022

For the first time in 22 years, the Talawanda School District is asking voters to approve a new operating levy.  The $5.7 million property tax levy would cost taxpayers $199.50 annually per $100,000 in assessed property value. Superintendent Ed Theroux said passing the levy will allow Talawanda...

Miami student campaigns for seat in Ohio House
Miami student campaigns for seat in Ohio House
By Mary Oliver Anderson September 30, 2022
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Letter to the editor
Letter to the editor: US should address global poverty
September 30, 2022

The midterm elections are of much buzz in Ohio (and in your newspaper) as our state prepares for some significant political races. I would like...

From left: Katia Del Rio-Tsonis, Michael Robinson, and Natalia Vergara win second place for creating a model retina in Phase III of the National Eye Institute’s 3D Retinal Organoid Challenge (3D ROC).
Miami biologists receive award for creating artificial retina
September 30, 2022
Arts & Culture
Oxford Lane Library hosts lobby book sale
Oxford Lane Library hosts lobby book sale
September 30, 2022
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