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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
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.
1973: A U.N. sanctioned cease-fire officially ends the Yom Kippur war between Israel and Syria. Sacrificial stand in the Golan Heights.
1983: A truck filled with explosives, driven by a Moslem terrorist, crashes into the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. The bomb kills 237 Marines and injures 80. Almost simultaneously, a similar incident occurs at French military headquarters, where 58 die and 15 are injured.
4004: According to 17th century divine James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh, and Dr. John Lightfoot of Cambridge, the world was created on this day, a Sunday, at 9 a.m.