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Hitchcock-inspired farce comes to OHS stage

The cast is small, but the laughs promise to be huge as the Oxford High School Theater Company brings "The 39 Steps" to the stage of the Fine Arts Center. "It's a fun show," said OHS teacher Katie Blaszczyk, who's co-directing the play with fellow teacher Debby Brown....more >>
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9th annual Americana Concert to honor veterans

All those brave men and women who have ever donned a U.S. military uniform, served in a foreign land or fought in a war will be honored Thursday, Nov. 10 as Oxford Middle School choir students put on their annual Americana Concert....more >>
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Oxford school board candidate profiles

Editor's Note: On Tuesday, Nov. 8, voters in the Oxford school district will go to the polls in their respective townships to elect someone to a four-year seat on the board of education....more >>
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Lakeville gets its haunt on!

By day, Lakeville Elementary is just a typical school, filled with smiling students learning, laughing and playing. But on Friday, Oct. 28, it was transformed into a creepy haunted house with ghoulish fiends and frightening monsters at every turn....more >>
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Equestrians trot away with championship

The Oxford High School Equestrian Team brought home the Division A Reserve State Championship Oct. 13-16 after showing against the top teams in the state. Hartland High School took home the top spot by just three points....more >>
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Trunk-or-treating at Leonard Elementary

Posing for this ghastly group photo are (clockwise from top) fifth-grader Ethan Matteson, preschooler Jordyn Matteson, first-grader Lilli McDevitt and preschooler Finnegan McDevitt....more >>
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Born October 23rd
1844: Sarah Bernhardt, French actress.
1869: John Heisman, American college football coach for whom the Heisman Trophy is named.
1925: Johnny Carson, American television personality who hosted the Tonight Show.
1940: Pele, legendary Brazilian soccer player who scored 1,281 goals in 22 years
1942: Michael Crichton, writer (Jurassic Park, The Andromeda Strain).
October 23rd
in history
1952: The Nobel Prize for Medicine is awarded to Ukranian-born microbiologist Selmart A. Waksman for his discovery of an effective treatment of tuberculosis.
1954: In Paris, an agreement is signed providing for West German sovereignty and permitting West Germany to rearm and enter NATO and the Western European Union.
1973: A U.N. sanctioned cease-fire officially ends the Yom Kippur war between Israel and Syria. Sacrificial stand in the Golan Heights.
1983: A truck filled with explosives, driven by a Moslem terrorist, crashes into the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. The bomb kills 237 Marines and injures 80. Almost simultaneously, a similar incident occurs at French military headquarters, where 58 die and 15 are injured.
4004: According to 17th century divine James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh, and Dr. John Lightfoot of Cambridge, the world was created on this day, a Sunday, at 9 a.m.