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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 December 22nd
1858: Giacomo Puccini, Italian operatic composer best known for Madam Butterfly.
1883: Arthur Wergs Mitchell, first African-American to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
1912: Claudia Lady Bird Johnson, wife of President Lyndon Baines Johnson.
December 22nd
in history
1941: Japanese troops make an amphibious landing on the coast of Lingayen Gulf on Luzon, the Philippines. Remembering the Bataan Death March.
1942: The Soviets drive German troops back 15 miles at the Don River.Stalingrad foes meet again.
1944: During the Battle of the Bulge, General Anthony McAuliffe responds to a German surrender request with a one word answer: Nuts!
1945: The United States recognizes Tito's government in Yugoslavia.
1965: The EF-105F Wild Weasel makes its first kill over Vietnam.