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Don't be late! 'Alice in Wonderland' to hit OHS stage

A rabbit that talks, tea parties that never end, an invisible grinning cat and a deck of living playing cards with bad attitudes. It sounds like a bad acid trip from the 1960s, but it's actually a Western classic and it's going to be presented later this week by the Oxford High School Theater Company....more >>
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Leonard school pays tribute to, learns from veterans

Fifth-graders at Leonard Elementary took time off from their regular morning routine on Friday, Nov. 11 to honor and say thank you to local veterans for serving the United States. "Today, we are honored, especially since today is Veterans Day....more >>
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DECA project tackles 'disease of racism'

It's never to early in the morning to learn a valuable life lesson. Oxford High School students rolled out of bed and came in before school on Wed., Nov. 9, the school's scheduled late start day, to learn about the importance respecting each other's culture as part of a DECA presentation by members Leah Paul and Lindsey Keenist....more >>
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Choirs present Americana Concert

There was a nearly-capacity crowd at the high school's Fine Arts Center Thursday evening as the Oxford Middle School choirs presented their 9th Annual Americana Concert to honor area veterans....more >>
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Born October 5th
1882: Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist, held more than 200 rocketry patents.
1902: Ray Croc, founder of the McDonald's hamburger franchise in 1955.
1911: Flann O'Brien, Irish novelist and playwright (The Hard Life, The Third Policeman).
1936: Václav Havel, Czech dissident dramatist who became the first freely elected president of Czechoslovakia in 55 years.
1959: Maya Lin, American architect who designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
October 5th
in history
1821: Greek rebels capture Tripolitza, the main Turkish fort in the Peloponnese area of Greece.
1864: At the Battle of Allatoona, a small Union post is saved from Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood's army. A compendium of poppycock, balderdash, and malarkey told by Civil War veterans for the amusement and amazement of future generations.
1877: Nez Perce Chief Joseph surrenders to Colonel Nelson Miles in Montana Territory, after a 1,700-mile trek to reach Canada falls 40 miles short.
1880: The first ball-point pen is patented on this day by Alonzo T. Cross.
1882: Outlaw Frank James surrenders in Missouri six months after brother Jesse's assassination.