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Democracy at work:Leonard students get to vote like mom and dad

While the rest of the country is still waiting to cast their votes for either the Romney/Ryan or Obama/Biden tickets, Leonard Elementary has already elected its new student council president and vice president....more >>

Marching band gets highest score ever at Alma Invite

Band-O-Rama set for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at OHS

ALMA Somebody up there must like the Wildcats as evidenced by what happened when Oxford competed at the Alma College Marching Band Invitational on Oct. 13. "It was cold and very, very rainy," said OHS Band Director Jim Gibbons....more >>
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Dance team fall clinic fund-raiser Oct. 27

Oxford High School Dance Team is holding its first Fall Dance Clinic on Saturday, Oct. 27 at Oxford High School from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. for girls in kindergarten through eighth grade....more >>
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Trunk or treat!

Lakeville Elementary's PTO hosted a Fall Harvest Festival/Trunk-or-Treat event Friday evening....more >>
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Born March 29th
1819: Edwin Drake, drilled the first productive oil well.
1835: Elihu Thomson, the English-born American inventor of electric welding and arc lighting.
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.
March 29th
in history
1638: A permanent European colony is established in present-day Delaware.
1827: Composer Ludwig van Beethoven is buried in Vienna amidst a crowd of over 10,000 mourners.
1847: U.S. troops under General Winfield Scott take possession of the Mexican stronghold at Vera Cruz.
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.