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Letters to Editor

Reader sounds off about property values and vets After reading the article in the January 7 Oxford Leader about Oxford Township Housing starts I am appalled on how the treasurer looks at and complains about the Waterstone Independence Village's reduction to an actual realistic value of their property and not the inflated amount the assessor of the township has pegged it at and our veterans....more >>

Don't Rush Me

The birthdays keep stacking up . . .

. . . and it's a good thing, thank you!

I guess there's a certain moment in every American's life when he or she knows he or she is getting older. There comes a point in time when all the pretending in the world won't keep you hip, or cool, or of the younger-generation....more >>

Jim's Jottings

Cracking concrete and bad roads. Why?

On January 4 my interest in flawed and cracking concrete was aroused by a front (full) page newspaper article. Since then, I've read more articles about cracking concrete, and watched a 3-hour tv show on the subject....more >>

Wendi's Word

Wendi's Word A column by Wendi Reardon

Make your way to theater

What should a person experience at least once in his or her lifetime? Once I start thinking about it there are a ton of options for people to experience - flying, painting, climbing a mountain, swimming in the ocean and the list could go on....more >>

Letter to the Editor

Thanks for support of holiday meals

Dear Editor, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day are traditionally a time for family gatherings and home cooked meals surrounded by those we love. Some of our senior neighbors may not be able to get out to be with their families....more >>

Letters to the Editor

Board should focus on future, reader says Dear Editor, We were not surprised with your story about Superintendent Rod Rock and his negative evaluation by the previous school board....more >>

Spiritual Matters

No place for fear in spiritual life

"If there is to be peace in the world, there must be peace in the nations. If there is to be peace in the nations, there must be peace in the cities. If there is to be peace in the cities, there must be peace between neighbors....more >>

Spiritual Matters

Reflect on 'big rocks' first to fill life

Even though it was just a few weeks ago, Christmas and New Year already seem like long ago memories. I'm already used to saying and writing 2015 as if it's been here forever. Life moves on so quickly....more >>
Donald Turner
The Oxford Leader
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Born January 29th
1843: William McKinley, 25th President of the United States.
1880: W.C. Fields, comedian and actor (David Copperfield, My Little Chickadee).
January 29th
in history
1813: Jane Austin publishes Pride and Prejudice.
1861: Kansas is admitted into the Union as the 34th state.
1862: William Quantrill and his Confederate raiders attack Danville, Kentucky.
1918: The Supreme Allied Council meets at Versailles.
1926: Violette Neatley Anderson becomes the first African-American woman admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.