SPI
image
Palace Chrysler-Jeep
Opinion

My Way

Tobacco is not porn

Only in today's world could a store that sells tobacco be equated with a business that deals in pornography. Case in point, the Oxford Village planner has suggested adding businesses that deal in tobacco to the "adult uses" category of the municipality's zoning ordinance because there are some concerns about having "family unfriendly uses" in the downtown area....more >>

Letters to Editor

Some thoughts from an 'imperialist dog' As a Baby Boomer I always loved hippie rhetoric, but never really understood what it meant. Thanks to the Oxford School District and Confucius Institute now I understand the meaning of capitalist/imperialist dog....more >>

Opinions

Goodrich's Wheelock-Watkins drain

I have been reading for a long time about Goodrich's Wheelock-Watkins Drain and its flooding. This was an agricultural drain built 115 years ago and was not intended to handle what it is right now....more >>

Don't Rush Me

Back To The Basics

Yours truly tries to apply outside of the box thinking to education, local government, business and life

In case you didn't know this newspaper hosts a few business networking groups. We call 'em Coffee Clubs and you can find out more about these local business groups by liking and following our Facebook page (www....more >>

Wendi's Word A column by Wendi Reardon

Journey of a liver

I soaked in the news calmly but inside I was bursting at the seams - last Thursday would be my last visit with Veslav Stecevic, M.D. My liver looked good. Losing 90 pounds had reversed the Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH), also known as fatty liver....more >>

Letter to the Editor

Reader says 'let good people do good things'

Dear Editor, When will you stop? Seriously, haven't we heard enough from Mr. Johnston? For years all he has offered is criticism of everyone and everything without a single REASONABLE solution....more >>

Spiritual Matters

With love should come action

With Valentine's Day near our thoughts turn to love. I remember falling in love with my wife - oh what a feeling such romantic love is. And now 35 years later I still feel that love, but I have learned that lasting love in marriage is commitment and action more than a feeling....more >>
Donald Turner
The Oxford Leader
Guido's Pizza
SPI Subscriptions
Saturday
12 - 20 - 14
09:16
December
arrow
S M T W T F S

123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
Site Search


Born December 20th
1868: Harvey Firestone, industrialist and tire maker.
1881: Branch Rickey, president of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
December 20th
in history
1355: Stephen Urosh IV of Serbia dies while marching to attack Constantinople.
1802: The United States buys the Louisiana territory from France.
1860: South Carolina secedes from the Union. Mission to relieve Fort Sumter.
1861: English transports loaded with 8,000 troops set sail for Canada so that troops are available if the Trent Affair is not settled without war. The Trent Affair.
1924: Adolf Hitler is released from prison after serving less than one year of a five year sentence for treason.