Oxford Observer

Rumpke and Oxford Environmental Commission to Discuss Plans for Increased Recylcing

By Chase Bailey

November 2, 2018

Oxford residents, already the most active recyclers in Butler County, could nearly quadruple their recycling capacity by the end of next year.At least, that’s what members of the Oxford Environmental Commission hope might be...

Public Health Preoccupies County Commission Candidates

By Olivia Lewis

October 26, 2018

A single Butler County commissioner’s seat is on the Nov. 6 ballot. Democrat Dora Bronston wants it. Incumbent Cindy Carpenter, a Republican who is the board’s current president, wants to keep it for a fourth term.Carpenter beat West...

Incarceration Rates, Deadly Opioids Weighed in Issue 1

By Tyler Pistor

October 26, 2018

Ohio Issue 1 proposes reducing penalties for some drug charges, reducing sentences for some drug felons and increasing funding for rehabilitation programs. The goals, supporters say, are to keep low-level drug users out of pr...

A True Tale of Sexual Harrassment

By Sarah Siff

October 12, 2018

I’m an average 42-year-old woman. Something happened to me two years ago that I’d like to tell you about. It was a few days before the 2016 election. I was away from my family on a two-week research trip to California. I didn’...

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Crisis Center Workers Say Sexual Assault Services Are in Greater Demand Lately

October 12, 2018

Cell Users Can Get Informed Emergency Response with Smart911

By Peyton Gigante

September 28, 2018

Call 911 from a landline and the operator knows where you are. Call from a cellphone and the operator won’t know right away who or where you are. Smart911 aims to fix that.Smart911, now available in Butler County, is an app that allows you to build a profile the e...

Talawanda Implements New Safety Measures

By Halie Barger

September 14, 2018

If your children come home from school talking about Alice, they won’t be referring to a new classmate.Talawanda School District students will be trained in A.L.I.C.E., which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate,...

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