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Heritage Wall celebrates immigration

Long before declaring its independence as a nation in 1776, the United States was a land founded and forged by immigrants who came here seeking liberty and opportunity. For centuries, "huddled masses yearning to breathe free" have come to our shores from all over the world to carve out a better life for themselves, their families and future generations....more >>

Auditor says schools' books are in order, be prepared for 'budget cliff'

Oxford Community Schools financial books are in order, but they need to be prepared for what lies ahead. That was the sentiment after the district's June 30, 2010 audit results were presented to the Oxford Board of Education on Monday, Oct....more >>

Robotics team to host open house, seek partners

The Oxford High School Robocats are ready to get back to their robot winning ways after returning from summer vacation. However, they need a few good businesses and individuals who are willing to partner with the program to provide support for the students involved with the program....more >>

All invited to free Vets Day concert

Every year, teacher Jan Flynn and her talented choir students at Oxford Middle School honor local veterans with their golden voices. This year is no exception as Flynn and her choirs will present their popular Americana Concert on Veterans Day, which is Thursday, Nov....more >>
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Tasting the globe

For one afternoon and evening, Oxford High School transformed into the United Nations cafeteria as hungry patrons filled their stomachs and quenched their thirst on international delicacies on Tuesday, Nov....more >>
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Monster mash!

Oxford Middle School celebrated Halloween with a big bash complete with costumes, games, tons of food and a Haunted Prison experience....more >>
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Check out my costume!

Students at Oxford and Lakeville elementaries took a break from their studies Friday to parade around their respective schools while wearing their Halloween costumes. The sheer creativity of some students coupled with the cuteness of others made it quite a sight that brought back fond memories of Halloweens past....more >>
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Trick or treat!

Sage Brocco did her impersonation of a jellyfish....more >>
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Born October 22nd
1887: John Reed, American journalist, poet and revolutionary, (Ten Days That Shook the World).
1903: George Beadle, American geneticist.
1919: Doris Lessing, novelist (Children of Violence, The Golden Notebook).
1920: Timothy Leary, American psychologist who experimented with psychedelic drugs.
1925: Rober Rauschenberg, pop artist.
October 22nd
in history
1859: Spain declares war on the Moors in Morocco.
1862: Union troops push 5,000 confederates out of Maysbille, Ark., at the Second Battle of Pea Ridge. Cherokee Stand Watie exhibited bravery and leadership while fighting for two lost causes.
1907: Ringling Brothers buys Barnum & Bailey.
1914: U.S. places economic support behind Allies. When the United States entered World War I, propagandist George Creel set out to stifle anti-war sentiment.
1918: The cities of Baltimore and Washington run out of coffins during the Spanish Inflenza epidemic.