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Sutherland retires after 40 years

To hear Ray Sutherland talk, it seems like only yesterday he rolled into downtown Oxford in search of a teaching job. "It was the summer of 1972 and I was driving down the middle of M-24 they were tearing up the streets, putting in a new water main," he said....more >>
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Meet the new orchestra director

Bill Milicevic is the new orchestra director at Oxford High School and K-12 Coordinator of Orchestras. Milicevic sums up his identity in three parts: "I'm a public school educator, a professional violinist, and a professional conductor....more >>
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Bigelow takes over as Clear Lake principal

Brad Bigelow has been promoted to the position of Principal of Clear Lake Elementary. He leaves Oxford Middle School where he served as Assistant Principal for three years. He takes the place of Suzanne Hannant who re-retired after over thirty years of dedicated service with Oxford Community Schools....more >>

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OHS Class of 2012 scholarship winners

American Legion Post 108 Kristine Bartz & Lindsey Leppek Oxford AMVET Post 108 Lindsey Lewis Dave Fulton Soccer (Orion/Oxford Soccer League) Brianna Johnson Daniel Axford/Oxford Elementary Alumni Scholarship William Logan James "Jamie" Charles Memorial Anthony Cappuccilli, Lindsey Lewis and Benjain Magdaleno Joseph P McMahon / McDonald's of Oxford Scholarship Award Brittany Basela Lakes Community Credit Union Claire Patrell Oxford Lion's Club Lindsey Lewis & Ryan Reason Michael Magdaleno Memorial Brianna Johnson OEA Scholarship Sarah Davis Oxford Women's Club Kristine Bartz, Audrey Bockart, Sarah Davis, Emily Gilmore, Rachel Hunter, Lindsey Leppek, Alexandra Logan, Sierrah Macocha, Kala Seawright, Marshall Versteeg, Bosnia Williams, Zachary Woody Oxford Rotary Club Kristine Bartz, Lindsey Lewis, & William Logan The Pioneer State Mutual Insurance Co....more >>
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Field Day at OES!

Last week, Oxford Elementary celebrated the end of the school year with its annual Field Day competitions....more >>
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Last day is Field Day, baby!

Last week, Daniel Axford Elementary celebrated the end of the school year with its annual Field Day competitions....more >>
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Born October 8th
1890: Eddie Rickenbacker, U.S. fighter pilot in World War I, aviation pioneer.
1895: Juan Peron, Argentinean dictator.
1917: Rodney Porter, British biochemist and Nobel Proze winner.
1926: Cesar Milstein, molecular biologist.
1941: Jesse Jackson, civil rights leader.
October 8th
in history
1906: Karl Ludwig Nessler first demonstrates a machine in London that puts permenant waves in hair. The client wears a dozen brass curlers, each wearing two pounds, for the six-hour process.
1919: The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives pass the Volstead Prohibition Enforcement Bill.
1922: Lilian Gatlin becomes the first woman pilot to fly across the United States. Amelia Earhart earned the nickname Lady Lindy.
1956: Don Larson of the New York Yankees pitched the first perfect game in World Series history against the Brooklyn Dodgers. In the years after the war, nothing symbolized the feeling of hope and optimism more than the Brooklyn Dodgers.
1968: U.S. forces in Vietnam launch Operation Sealord, an attack on North Vietnamese supply lines and base areas. In Vietnam's Mekong Delta, Navy SEALs were the military's 'eyes and ears,' providing vital intelligence on enemy operations.