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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 25th
1888: Richard E. Byrd, U.S. aviator and explorer who made the first flight over the North Pole.
1889: Abel Gance, film director (Napoleon).
1902: Henry Steele Commager, American historian who wrote the fifty-five volume Rise of the American Nation.
1914: John Berryman, poet.
1941: Anne Tyler, novelist (The Accidental Tourist, Ladder of Years).
October 25th
in history
1760: George III of England crowned.
1854: During the Crimean War, a brigade of British light infantry is destroyed by Russian artillery as they charge down a narrow corridor in full view of the Russians.
1916: German pilot Rudolf von Eschwege shoots down his first enemy plane, a Nieuport 12 of the Royal Naval Air Service over Bulgaria. Eagle of the Aegean Sea
1923: The Teapot Dome scandal comes to public attention as Senator Thomas J. Walsh of Montana, subcommittee chairman, reveals the findings of the past 18 months of investigation. His case will result in the conviction of Harry F. Sinclair of Mammoth Oil, and later Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall, the first cabinet member in American history to go to jail. The scandal, named for the Teapot Dome oil reserves in Wyoming, involved Fall secretly leasing naval oil reserve lands to private companies.
1940: German troops capture Kharkov and launch a new drive toward Moscow. Germany's lost victory at Kursk.