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Auto students shine in OHS brake contest

Oxford Community Schools is constantly publicizing its emphasis on the three A's academics, arts and athletics. But there's one 'A' that's overlooked in that mantra Auto. Tuesday was a day for Oxford High School's auto students to shine as 24 of them took part in the annual brake competition....more >>
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You know when I was a lad . . .

Michigan State Rep. Brad Jacobsen (R-Oxford) stopped by Lakeville Elementary School last week to visit with students. Jacobsen discussed the various aspects of his job in Lansing, then read a few books to students as part of March is Reading Month....more >>
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Eagles add to nature

Andersonville Elementary students held the acorns in their hands and after one final look placed them into the dirt on their sides, March 7. Kelly Willard's fourth class carried their trays with dirt and soon-to-be-growing red oak trees back into the classroom to write down their observations....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
1918: President Wilson feels satisfied that the Germans are accepting his armistice terms and agrees to transmit their request for an armistice to the Allies. The Germans have agreed to suspend submarine warfare, cease inhumane practices such as the use of poison gas, and withdraw troops back into Germany. When the United States entered World War I, propagandist George Creel set out to stifle anti-war sentiment.
1929: The first transcontinental air service begins from New York to Los Angeles. Air Mail's first day.
1942: The Western Task Force, destined for North Africa, departs from Hampton Roads, Virginia. The men of Sub-Task Force Goalpost.
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.