Oxford Observer

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’...

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,...

Bike Boxes Painted on Pavement to Improve Safety

By Julia Arwine

September 7, 2018

The installation of painted bike boxes on the pavement at two intersections on Locust Street is the newest development in a long-term plan to make alternative transportation more viable in Oxford.The green boxes are painted a...

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