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Athletic booster Jim Reis files for school board seat

The Chairman of the Oxford Turf Committee is throwing his hat into the ring for the open school board seat in the upcoming November election. Jim Reis will be running for school board seat left by Doug Myer, who chose not to seek re-election....more >>
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OHS flagpole dedicated to veterans

Prior to the big Wildcats/Dragons football game Aug. 26, a brand new flagpole and American flag were dedicated to all the brave men and women in Oxford who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces....more >>
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Born March 28th
1818: Wade Hampton, Confederate general in the American Civil War.
1862: Aristide Briand, premier of France (1909-22).
1868: Maxim Gorky, Russian short story writer and novelist.
1895: James McCudden, the first RAF pilot to receive the Victoria Cross.
1909: Nelson Algren, novelist (The Man with the Golden Arm, A Walk on the Wild Side).
March 28th
in history
1910: The first seaplane takes off from water at Martinques, France.
1917: The Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) is founded, Great Britain's first official service women.
1921: President Warren Harding names William Howard Taft as chief justice of the United States.
1930: Constantinople and Angora change their names to Istanbul and Ankara respectively.
1933: Nazis order a ban on all Jews in businesses, professions and schools.