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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 August 29th
1915: Ingrid Bergman, Oscar winning actress famous whose films include Casablanca and Anastasia.
1920: Charlie Bird Parker, self-taught jazz saxophonist, pioneer of the new cool movement.
1924: Dinah Washington, singer known in the 50s as Queen of the Harlem Blues.
1927: Marion Williams, gospel singer.
1958: Michael Jackson, pop singer, entertainer.
August 29th
in history
1882: Australia defeats England in cricket for the first time. The following day a obituary appears in the Sporting Times addressed to the British team.
1942: The American Red Cross announces that Japan has refused to allow safe conduct for the passage of ships with supplies for American prisoners of war.
1945: U.S. airborne troops are landed in transport planes at Atsugi airfield, southwest of Tokyo, beginning the occupation of Japan.
1952: In the largest bombing raid of the Korean War, 1,403 planes of the Far East Air Force bomb Pyongyang, North Korea.
1992: Thousands of Germans demonstrate against a wave of racist attacks aimed at immigrants.