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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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1795: James Gordon Bennet, editor of the New York Sun, the first tabloid-sized daily newspaper.
1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs, novelist who created Tarzan, the Ape Man.
1907: Walter Reuther, labor leader who merged the American Federation of Labor with the Congress of International Organizations.
1923: Rocky Marciano, world heavyweight boxing champion who retired undefeated.
1939: Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
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1864: Confederate forces under General John Bell Hood evacuate Atlanta in anticipation of the arrival of Union General William T. Sherman's troops. The Federal officer who sent his men naked against the enemy was Colonel James P. Brownlow of the 1st (Union) Tennessee Cavalry.
1870: The Prussian army crushes the French at Sedan, the last battle of the Franco-Prussian War.
1876: The Ottomans inflict a decisive defeat on the Serbs at Aleksinac.
1882: The first Labor Day is observed in New York City by the Carpenters and Joiners Union.
1894: By an act of Congress, Labor Day is declared a national holiday.