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Popular Lakeville haunted house returns

Oxford parents and kids looking for some Halloween fun this weekend don't have to drive all the way to downtown Pontiac to visit some pricey haunted house, heavy on gore and media hype....more >>
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Student selected to be ambassador

An Oxford High School student has the chance to see the world next summer, but she needs the public's help. OHS sophomore Sommer Desotell was selected to participate in the People to People Student Ambassador program in the summer of 2012....more >>
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Lakeville, Leonard students go shopping

Winter seems to last a long time in Michigan. But it lasts even longer for a child without a proper coat to fend off the bitter cold and mountains of snow. But thanks to the good folks at the Rochester Hills-based Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan, 69 students from Lakeville Elementary and 43 from Leonard Elementary received brand new winter coats, along with a variety of other necessities, all free of charge....more >>
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Playground gets a face-lift

Saturday was national "Make a Difference Day" and that's exactly what a hearty band of dedicated volunteers did as they worked long and hard to repair and expand the playground facilities at Lakeville Elementary....more >>
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Born August 21st
1904: William Count Basie, American band leader and composer.
1936: Wilt Chamberlin, four-time MVP for the National Basketball Association and only player to score 100 points in a professional basketball game.
1938: Kenny Rogers, country singer.
August 21st
in history
1794: France surrenders the island of Corsica to the British.
1808: Napoleon Bonaparte's General Junot is defeated by Wellington at the first Battle of the Peninsular War at Vimiero, Portugal.
1831: Nat Turner leads a slave revolt in Southampton County, Virginia that kills close to 60 whites.
1858: The first of a series of debates begins between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas. Douglas goes on to win the Senate seat in November, but Lincoln gains national visibility for the first time.
1863: Confederate raiders under William Quantrill strike Lawrence, Kansas, leaving 150 civilians dead.