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OHS senior participates in interactive medical experience

Oxford High School senior Lauren Rechenbach-Chapman has just returned from the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine (NYLF/MED), an interactive medical educational experience held on the campus of the University of North Carolina....more >>

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Skilling sits down with Leader for Q&A

Editor's Note: Recently, Staff Writer Lance Farrell sat down with Oxford Superintendent Dr. William Skilling for a Question & Answer session to discuss various issues facing the school district....more >>
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Born March 29th
1867: Cy Young, major league baseball pitcher with the most wins (509 or 511 total).
1875: Lou Henry Hoover, first lady President Herbert Hoover.
1881: Raymond Hood, architect.
1888: James E. Casey, founder of the United Parcel Service
1910: Helen Wells, author of the Cherry Ames series.
March 29th
in history
1867: The United States purchases Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million dollars.
1879: British troops of the 90th Light Infantry Regiment repulse a major attack by Zulu tribesmen in northwest Zululand.
1886: Coca-Cola goes on sale for the first time at a drugstore in Atlanta. Its inventor, Dr. John Pemberton, claims it can cure anything from hysteria to the common cold.
1903: A regular news service begins between New York and London on Marconi's wireless.
1913: The German government announces a raise in taxes in order to finance the new military budget.