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Double Murderer, Gary Otte Executed

Double Murderer, Gary Otte Executed

Lucasville, OH–Gary Otte, 45 and convicted of back-to-back murders 25 years ago, was executed on the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2017. Otte was sent to death row for fatally shooting Robert Wasikowski and Sharon Kostura during home invasion robberies in a Cleveland suburb in 1992. His last effort to appeal included claims that the […]

The Game’s Afoot

The Game’s Afoot

Oxford, OH — It’s December 1936 and broadway star WIlliam Gillette (played by senior Tyler Boyd), admired by the world for his lead role in the famous play Sherlock Holmes has invited some of his colleges to his Connecticut Castle for a weekend of revelry. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, […]

The DACA Program And Its Effect On Talawanda

The DACA Program And Its Effect On Talawanda

OXFORD — On Sept. 5, 2017 President Trump announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) would begin its wind-down. Established by former President Obama in 2012, the DACA program allows certain illegal immigrants who came to America as children to receive a renewable two-year work permit, as long as applicants can have […]

The Poet in the Schoolhouse

The Poet in the Schoolhouse

When you think of poets you think of Edgar Allan Poe or Ernest Hemingway. You wouldn’t think a great young poet would be sitting in a high school teaching teenagers about poetry but he is. Quentin Russell is the Artist in Residence for our school this semester. He runs the Poetry Club which is after […]

Third Annual Darrtown Fall Festival

Third Annual Darrtown Fall Festival

Darrtown, Ohio– “I may be 94 years-old, but the fall festival gives me a lot of excitement!” Ida May, oldest living resident of Darrtown, said Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. From skillet-tossing and tractor-tire flipping to a parade full of old classic cars and freshly polished tractors, the festival had it all. People young and old […]

DARRTOWN FESTIVAL GALLERY

DARRTOWN FESTIVAL GALLERY

Hurricane Irma Strikes Florida, Jose to Follow

Hurricane Irma Strikes Florida, Jose to Follow

As Hurricane Harvey ends, Hurricane Irma, a category two storm, follows up and wreaks havoc on Florida. Irma made landfall Sunday, with winds up to 110 mph. and gusts over 140 mph. Irma has done much damage to Naples and Tampa already, with destructive winds, flooding, storm surges, and extremely heavy rainfall. Irma is over […]

LOVE AND HONOR FOR ALL: MIAMI UNIVERSITY MARCHES AGAINST WHITE SUPREMACY

LOVE AND HONOR FOR ALL: MIAMI UNIVERSITY MARCHES AGAINST WHITE SUPREMACY

OXFORD — On January 19, 1998 two Miami University students were assaulted while walking back to their dorm. The attackers shouted racist slurs and comments at them before beating them with baseball bats. One of the student’s injuries were so severe they had to spend several weeks out of school and in the hospital. This […]

Eclipse of the (Almost) Century

Eclipse of the (Almost) Century

Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, people in the Talawanda School District were just a few of the millions that were watching The Great American Solar Eclipse. It was estimated that anywhere from 1.85 to 7.4 million people traveled to see the path of totality on the eclipse day. South Carolina was estimated to bring in 547,00 all […]

Talawanda Students to View Eclipse

Talawanda Students to View Eclipse

Today, on Aug. 21, 2017, everyone in the United States will have the opportunity to witness what people are calling “The Great American Solar Eclipse.” The last time this was possible was in 1918. In the Talawanda District staff are allowing students to venture outside if a permission waiver has been signed by a parent […]

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