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Roaring for the Lions

Students from Bailey Lake Elementary showed NFL Detroit Lion support by wearing Lions shirts, Friday, Jan. 6. The Lions played their first playoff game since 1999 but were defeated by the New Orlean Saints on Jan....more >>
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Hypnotist coming to OHS stage

Relax and focus on the swinging gold watch. You're getting very, very sleepy. Now, start clucking like a chicken. Okay, so maybe that lead didn't hypnotize you, but it did get you read this story about Michael Brody, a master stage hypnotist and master clinical hypnotherapist who's bringing his unique act to the Oxford High School Fine Arts Center Friday, Jan....more >>
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Concert to feature tribal sounds

Got a bad case of the post-holiday season blues? Not looking forward to two or three months of cold weather, snow and gray skies? (Okay, maybe not now, but it's coming.) Then head over to the Oxford High School Fine Arts Center on Thursday, Jan....more >>
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OHS dance team places 6th at regional competition

This past weekend, the Oxford High School Dance Team made history by becoming the first OHS dance team to attend a competitive dance competition. The team took home 6th place in UDA's Southern Michigan Dance Challenge held at Royal Oak High School in Royal Oak....more >>
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Born February 7th
1804: John Deere, farm equipment manufacturer
1812: Charles Dickens, prolific English novelist whose stories reflected life in Victorian England. Some of his more famous works include Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities.
1837: Sir James Murray, Scottish lexicographer and editor.
1867: Laura Ingalls Wilder, author whose works were the basis for television's Little House on the Prairie.
1885: Sinclair Lewis, novelist of satire and realism. (Arrowsmith, Elmer Gantry).
February 7th
in history
1963: The Mona Lisa is put on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
1964: The British band The Beatles are greeted by 25,000 fans upon their arrival in the United States at JFK Airport.
1965: U.S. jets hit Don Hoi guerrilla base in reprisal for the Viet Cong raids.
1968: North Vietnamese use 11 Soviet-built light tanks to overrun the U.S. Special Forces camp at Lang Vei at the end of an 18-hour long siege.
1978: Ethiopia mounts a counter attack against Somalia.