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OHS presents 'Ella Enchanted'

No matter how old a person is, deep down, everyone loves a good fairy tale. It's a classic formula. Take one beautiful damsel, add a fairy godmother, mix in an evil, power-hungry mastermind along some ogres and giants, then dust it all with a touch of magic....more >>
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Clear Lakers sending X-mas trees to troops

The fourth-graders at Clear Lake Elementary are playing Santa Claus this year to America's troops and their families. Each of the three classrooms is donating $30 to purchase a total of three Christmas trees as part of the "Trees for Troops" program....more >>

LOFT program sells plenty of pies to help students learn independence

Voting wasn't the only American tradition that was happening on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Good old fashioned homemade apple pies were being made by the Oxford LOFT program at Christ the King Church as part of a fund-raiser for the program over the course of Nov....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
1908: The American Great White Fleet arrives in Sydney, Australia, to a warm welcome.
1913: 700 feet above Buc, France, parachutist Adolphe Pegond becomes the first person to jump from an airplane and land safely.
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.