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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 May 23rd
1810: Margaret Fuller, writer and critic.
1820: James Buchanan Eads, engineer of the Eads Bridge in St. Louis
1875: Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., president and chairman of the board for General Motors.
1891: Par Lagerkvist, Swedish writer (The Dwarf, Barabbas).
1908: John Bardeen, physicist, co-inventor of the transistor.
May 23rd
in history
1785: Benjamin Franklin announces his invention of bifocals.
1788: South Carolina becomes the eighth state to ratify U.S. Constitution.
1861: Pro-Union and pro-Confederate forces clash in western Virginia.
1862: Confederate General Stonewall Jackson takes Front Royal, Virginia.
1864: Union General Ulysses Grant attempts to outflank Confederate Robert E. Lee in the Battle of North Anna, Virginia.