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Should College Football Playoffs Remain at Four Teams?

Should College Football Playoffs Remain at Four Teams?

CFP should remain at 4 teams As we approach the postseason of College Football, many people think it’s necessary to evaluate the current system that is used to determine a College Football champion. Some can argue that it already needs to be changed, while others think that it should be kept the way it is. […]

Ben Phillips Weighs in on Santa

Ben Phillips Weighs in on Santa

So I have to talk about Santa Claus at this time of year? Well let’s just start off by saying that coming from someone who’s never talked about anything serious this might be a little difficult to give an honest report on the North Pole, Santa, and more importantly what Christmas truly is. You know […]

Ten Ways to Prepare for Christmas

Ten Ways to Prepare for Christmas

10: Break your back getting all those decorations out. Best to have a chiropractor on speed dial 9: Get used to being poked by pine needles from the Christmas tree 8: Snow…. Everywhere 7: Car crashes are inevitable when the roads are this icy, so it’s a good time to have insurance 6: Get medical […]

Top Ten Holiday Gifts for Teens

Top Ten Holiday Gifts for Teens

Electric Blankets Being a teenager is stressful. You’re constantly tired and High School is kicking your butt. Perhaps the best gift I’ve ever received was not a new phone, but an electric blanket.   Very Fluffy Pillow Once again, I bring up the point that High School is not fun. Getting enough sleep to survive […]

Things to do in Oxford Over Holiday Break

Things to do in Oxford Over Holiday Break

If you find yourself stuck in the Ox-box this holiday season and have finished watching every show on Netflix, here are some alternatives to sitting around the dinner table answering questions about college. Enjoy some free-skating time at the Goggin Ice Center on Miami’s campus; Check out new releases at AMC theater in Hamilton; Partake […]

Holiday in Oxford: Photo Story

Holiday in Oxford:  Photo Story

 Decorated Bodega Sandwich Deli on High St. late afternoon. Municipal Building on High St. The Oxford Lions doing their annual Christmas tree sale in the park. Wildberry’s clever ad along the sidewalk of High St. Christmas flag on the traffic light post in the intersection between S Main St. and E High St. President of Miami’s festive house in […]

“Dear Buddy”: Buddy the Elf Gives Holiday Advice

“Dear Buddy”:  Buddy the Elf Gives Holiday Advice

Dear Buddy, Today on the bus a 5th grader told me that Santa Claus isn’t real.  I’m in second grade and I’m not sure.  What do u think?  Is Santa real?  I’m afraid to ask my parents because they told me that kids that don’t beeleaf only get socks and underwears for Christmas. Sinserily,  Cindy […]

THS Athletes Face Ligamentous Knee Injuries

THS Athletes Face Ligamentous Knee Injuries

Five students from Talawanda High School, two boys and three girls, have been subject to ligamentous knee injuries over the past four months, all of which required surgery.  There are many knee injuries that can be fixed with physical therapy, a brace alone, or simply time, yet our High School has had an alarming number […]

Belle Fourche Pipeline Leaks on Same Day that Dakota Access Pipeline Vetoed

Belle Fourche Pipeline Leaks on Same Day that Dakota Access Pipeline Vetoed

The same day that construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline was vetoed, the North Dakota Pipeline protesters have another reason to protest.  On Dec. 5, 2016 an oil spill occurred and wasn’t immediately detected due to electronic malfunctioning. On Dec. 13, 2016 yet another spill happened. Protesters are furious. A massive estimated 176,000 gallons of […]

FCCLA is Mountain Strong

FCCLA is Mountain Strong

Recently, there were wildfires started in Gatlinburg, Tennessee and lots of people were affected by this tragedy. Talawanda has decided to adopt the families from two of the schools in that area, Gatlinburg-Pittman High School and Sevier County High School. Gatlinburg-Pittman High School only has 350 students in grades 9-12 and over 50 of their […]