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Crossroads looks to open charter school

Crossroads for Youth is in the process of attempting to establish an educational institution that Oxford's never had before a charter public school. Dr. Janet McPeek, president of Crossroads for Youth, confirmed that the Central Michigan University (CMU) Board of Trustees approved the nonprofit agency's charter application in September....more >>
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10th Annual Americana Concert set for 7 p.m. Friday

Ten years ago, Oxford Middle School Choir Director Jan Flynn came up with a meaningful way to honor area veterans for their deeds and teach students about the significant sacrifices made for the freedoms they enjoy on a daily basis....more >>
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Born September 21st
1866: Charles Jean Henri Nicolle, bacteriologist, discovered that typhus fever is transmitted by body louse.
1866: H.G. Wells, science fiction writer whose works include The Time Machine, The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds.
1895: Juan de la Cierva, aeronautical engineer who invented the autogyro.
1902: Allen Lake, founded Penguin Books in 1935.
1912: Chuck Jones, animator and director of Warner Brothers cartoons.
September 21st
in history
1863: Union troops defeated at Chickamauga seek refuge in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which is then besieged by Confederate troops. Overconfident and overextended, the Union Army of the Cumberland advanced into the deep woods of northwest Georgia. Waiting Confederates did not intend for them to leave. At Chickamauga Creek, the two sides collided.
1904: Exiled Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph dies of a broken heart.
1915: Stonehenge is sold by auction for 6,600 pounds sterling ($11,500) to a Mr. Chubb, who buys it as a present for his wife. He presents it to the British nation three years later. The stones of amazing size.
1929: Fighting between China and the Soviet Union breaks out along the Manchurian border.
1936: The German army holds its largest maneuvers since 1914.Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie warned the League of Nations of the dangers of appeasement.