Oxford Observer

Get Vaccinated, Officials Advise Following Hep-A Outbreak

Patrick Donovan

March 1, 2019

Butler County has the highest number of cases of hepatitis-A of any county in Ohio ever since a statewide outbreak of the disease began in 2018.The county has seen 279 cases of the disease since the beginning of 2018, according to Ohio Department of Health data that runs through Feb. 25 of this year. This ...

“I Need Help”: Three Simple Words that Are Hard to Say

Kayla Jones

March 1, 2019

“I need help.” At first glance, this three-word phrase sounds like a conventional remark that is universally recycled each day, similar to the common phrase, “I’m fine,” when asked how you’re doing today. But what does...

Woman Held Captive and Beaten by Ex-Boyfriend

Leanne Stahulak

March 1, 2019

For 10 hours, Oxford resident Tylor Lakes was a prisoner in her own home.She didn’t know anyone else was there, according to Oxford Police Department reports. Her 4-year-old daughter was staying with a relative. It was midni...

Campus Rape Under Investigation, MUPD Says

Leanne Stahulak

February 22, 2019

An unknown male sexually assaulted a female Miami student on Thursday, Feb. 7. The incident occurred in an outdoor location near North Quad between 11:18 and 11:43 p.m. The student reported the assault on Wednesday, Feb. 13, and ...

February’s Emphasis On The Heart Extends Beyond Valentine’s Day

Patrick Donovan

February 15, 2019

The month of February brings Valentine’s Day, which renders thoughts of bright pink hearts and spending time with loved ones. But during this month, you should also be focusing on your own heart. February is American Heart Mon...

Ohio Flu Statistics Unseasonably Low, but Shots Are Still Recommended

Patrick Donovan

February 8, 2019

If you haven’t received a flu shot yet, it’s time to seriously reconsider. Experts warn February will likely be the worst month of the flu season. Seasonal influenza (the flu) is a contagious illness that causes symptoms including fever, headach...

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