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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 August 31st
1918: Alan Jay Lerner, playwright and lyricist (Brigadoon, Camelot).
1918: Daniel Schorr, journalist.
1935: Eldridge Cleaver, political activist and author of Soul on Fire.
1936: Marva Collins, innovative educator who started Chicago's one-room school, Westside Preparatory.
1945: Van Morrison, Irish singer, songwriter.
August 31st
in history
1944: The British Eighth Army penetrates the German Gothic Line in Italy.
1949: Six of the 16 surviving Union veterans of the Civil War attend the last-ever encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Indianapolis, Indiana.
1951: The 1st Marine Division begins its attack on Bloody Ridge in Korea. The four-day battle results in 2,700 Marine casualties.
1961: A concrete wall replaces the barbed wire fence that separates East and West Germany, it will be called the Berlin wall.
1994: The Irish Republican Army (IRA) announces a complete cessation of military operations, opening the way to a political settlement in Ireland for the first time in a quarter of a century.