Oxford Observer

Candidates for state and local offices meet in an online forum
By Dan Wozniak • October 16, 2020

Candidates running for state and local office in Butler County in the upcoming November election introduced themselves and highlighted their...

Community members can vote by mail, early in person or vote in person on Election Day
Election Day is Nov. 3
October 16, 2020

High volume of absentee ballot requests leads to delays
By Emily Gentry • October 16, 2020

If a resident mailed in an application to Butler County for an absentee ballot before Oct. 6 and has not received the ballot back by today, Oct....

Oxford Seniors will recieve part of new funds allocated in the CARES program
Local businesses to receive direct grants for COVID-19 relief
By Abigail Kemper • October 16, 2020

Oxford City Council got rid of the $200,000 gift-card program created in April with federal funds from Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security...

Ann Kamphaus of Books & Brews announces new partnership with Rob Drake of Shade
Books & Brews remains open, welcomes new partnership despite the threat of COVID-19
By Fiona Lawler and Tuo Meng • October 16, 2020

Opened in July of 2019, Books & Brews has been a local business innovator amid the restrictions and closures brought on by COVID-19.  Books...

Honor Tree program focuses on health care workers and first responders
Memorial and Honor Tree supports scholarships for students
By Katherine Bukowski • October 16, 2020

McCullough-Hyde Hospital invites people to remember and honor people who have been important to them in its annual Memory and Honor Tree program,...

Michael McKenney, a missing person, pictured (on the right) with his sister and brother
Family of missing man won't stop searching
By Blake Boyd • October 16, 2020

Michael McKenney hasn’t been seen by his family since Memorial Day. McKenney, 29, of Hamilton, has been officially listed as a missing person...

Talawanda School Board hosts first in-person meeting
Talawanda school board hosts first in-person meeting
By Ally Gallagher • October 16, 2020

The Talawanda Board of Education had its first in-person meeting since March on  Monday night, Oct. 12.  Moving board meetings back to face-to-face...

Students continue to take art classes online during the pandemic
Art teachers navigate online learning during the pandemic
By Fiona Lawler • October 16, 2020

Art hasn’t changed, but amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the ways in which it is taught and viewed in school have. Art teachers across the Talawanda...

The new Marshall Elementary School on Oxford Millville Road will open in August, 2021
New Marshall Elementary building to open August 2021
By Ally Gallagher and Mia Lee • October 9, 2020

The new Marshall Elementary School is set to open August 2021, in time for the 2021-2022 school year. Currently, the construction project...

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