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Come watch the flesh-eating zombies!

Oxford High School is about to be overrun by hungry zombies who crave only one thing human flesh! These reanimated ghouls will be doing their ghastly grocery shopping in the Performing Arts Center at 7 p....more >>

Equestrians finish third in state

The Oxford High School Equestrian team headed to state championships, held in Midland from Oct. 14-17, with one goal in mind top their fourth place finish from last year. And improve they did....more >>
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Born August 20th
1886: Paul Tillich, theologian and philosopher who wrote Systematic Theology.
1890: H.P. Lovecraft, author of horror tales.
1905: Jack Teagarden, jazz trombonist.
1944: Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minster of India.
August 20th
in history
1914: Russia wins an early victory over Germany at Gumbinnen.
1940: After a previous machine gun attack failed, exiled Russian Leon Trotsky is assassinated in Mexico City, with an alpine ax to the back of the head.
1940: Radar is used for the first time, by the British during the Battle of Britain. Also on this day, in a radio broadcast, Winston Churchill makes his famous homage to the Royal Air Force: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
1941: Adolf Hitler authorizes the development of the V-2 missile.
1944: United States and British forces close the pincers on German units in the Falaise-Argentan pocket in France.