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TAMS prez honors Clear Lake with letter

When the head of one of the largest corporations in the entire world takes the time to write a 'thank you' letter to an elementary school, it's a pretty big deal. Toshiya Miyaguchi, president of Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc....more >>
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Celebrating Earth Day!

Students at Lakeville and Clear Lake elementaries celebrated Earth Day last week with a variety of activities designed to educate and raise awareness. At Lakeville, the students learned how an oil spill affects waterfowl, how long it takes a variety of items to biodegrade in landfills and how solar energy works....more >>
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Students get free bike helmets

POH Regional Medical Center and the Oxford Fire Department teamed up last week to distribute 350 free bicycle helmets to second-graders at Clear Lake, Lakeville, Daniel Axford and Leonard elementaries....more >>
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Born April 19th
1832: Lucretia Rudolph, President Garfield's first lady.
1877: Ole Evinrude, inventor of the first successful outboard motor.
1900: Richard Hughes, English novelist and playwright (A High Wind in Jamaica).
1903: Eliot Ness, Treasury agent during Prohibition.
1905: Tom Hopkinson, British writer.
April 19th
in history
1802: The Spanish reopen New Orleans port to American merchants.
1824: English poet Lord Byron dies of malaria at age 36 while aiding Greek independence.
1861: The Baltimore riots result in four Union soldiers and nine civilians killed.
1861: President Lincoln orders a blockade of Confederate ports.
1880: The Times war correspondent telephones a report of the Battle of Ahmed Khel, the first time news is sent from a field of battle in this manner.