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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 July 24th
1786: Jean-Louis Nicollet, French explorer.
1802: Alexandre Dumas, French author (The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers).
1895: Robert Graves, poet and novelist (Goodbye to All That).
1897: Amelia Earhart, aviation pioneer.
1900: Zelda Sayre, writer (Save me the Waltz).
July 24th
in history
1766: At Fort Ontario, Canada, Ottawa chief Pontiac and William Johnson sign a peace agreement.
1791: Robespierre expels all Jacobins opposed to the principles of the French Revolution.
1847: The first members of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) arrive in Utah, settling in present-day Salt Lake City.
1862: The eighth president of the United States, Martin Van Buren, dies at the age of 79.
1897: African-American soldiers of the 25th Infantry Bicycle Corps arrive in St. Louis, Mo., after completing a 40-day bike ride from Missoula, Montana.