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White Water Horse Barn

White Water Horse Barn

Whitewater State Park in Liberty, IN, has camping, hiking, fishing, boating, swimming and horseback riding. It became the 16th Indiana state park in 1949. The saddle barn owned by Mark Chenoweth includes hayrides, guided trail rides, sleigh rides and nine miles of trails accessible from the barn and the horsemen’s campground. Mark Chenoweth, the owner, […]

Root Yoga Opens in Uptown Oxford

Root Yoga Opens in Uptown Oxford

For Katie Noble, head instructor and manager of Oxford’s new Root Yoga studio, yoga is more than just a practice, it’s a way of living. “It’s been a wild journey, but I’m loving every minute of it,” she said At the age of eight, Noble went to her first yoga class at the Fitton Center […]

Oxford Ice Cream Shops Offer Wide Variety for all Tastes

Oxford Ice Cream Shops Offer Wide Variety for all Tastes

In most towns, ice cream parlors aren’t hard to come by, and Oxford is no exception. Oxford has four ice cream places uptown: three on High Street and one on Spring Street. Choosing among these places can be difficult, especially since each one is different. The following guide shows the good, bad, and everything in […]

Preble County Pork Festival

Preble County Pork Festival

Walking into the pork festival you hear announcements for a pig race. You walk around and look at all the different booths, ranging from jewelry to country crafts to food spices. The changing aromas catch you off guard. At one point it smells like candy, at another point like pork. Attracting people from near and […]

Miami Art Program Connects With Elderly

Miami Art Program Connects With Elderly

    The first thing you notice about the artwork is the variety. One piece features a mottled blend of pink, cream, and orange watercolor paints, with an overlay of gold glitter. Another is composed of a black background, with a blue-painted leaf and an abstract spattering of red and orange paint at the leaf’s tips. The […]

Freedom Summer- Commemorating 50 Years

Freedom Summer- Commemorating 50 Years

Fifty years this June marks the anniversary for the beginning of a vital period in Mississippi history. This event marked a change in social equalities that impacted the entire United States and is known as Freedom Summer. Freedom summer, also known as the Mississippi Summer Project, was a non-violent civil rights movement that took place […]

Out With the Old Wal-Mart, In With the New…

Out With the Old Wal-Mart, In With the New…

     If you’ve had the chance to drive through Locust Street in Oxford, you’ve probably noticed that something is a little out of the ordinary recently: the building that used to be the old Wal-Mart is now reduced to a pile of rubble. The plan? To build a multitude of new buildings that will […]

Miami Holds Human Rights and Social Justice Program

Miami Holds Human Rights and Social Justice Program

On the week of November 18-21, Miami University held their 10th annual Human Rights and Social Justice program. The purpose of the program was to raise awareness about social, cultural, and economic human rights violations, and promote social justice action/advocacy. Student and local organizations shared information about their work related to social justice and human […]

Dakota’s Roadhouse

Dakota’s Roadhouse

 A new restaurant has become the only roadhouse in Oxford. Dakota’s Roadhouse recently opened its doors at 325 South College Avenue in Oxford. Dakota’s Roadhouse features Western decor and an elaborate menu with all the typical food expected of a western-style restaurant. This includes burgers, steaks, prime rib, seafood, barbeque, as well as soft and […]

Hope for Oxford Landmark After All

Hope for Oxford Landmark After All

It stands cold and empty, its marquee blank and its seats unwarmed. The Princess 4 Theater in Uptown Oxford’s Historic District has been closed since November 25th, 2012, and now, at long last, it may have a future ahead of it. The Princess closed its doors almost a year ago when Alliance Entertainment sold 25 […]

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