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Vought takes the gold in welding, heading for nationals

Being a welder, Michelle Vought is used to dealing with all sorts of metals. Now, the Oxford High School senior has added a precious metal to that list gold. Vought was part of a three-member team that recently won a gold medal in welding fabrication at the SkillsUSA state competition held in Grand Rapids....more >>
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OMS Drama Club brought Holmes to the stage

Over the weekend, Oxford Middle School's Drama Club brought a play to the stage that had it all time travel, a mental institution and of course, Sherlock Holmes. "The Secret Case of Sherlock Holmes" mixed comedy and mystery by featuring the famous detective and his sidekick, Dr....more >>
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Born July 29th
1909: Chester Himes, author (Cotton Comes to Harlem, If He Hollers, Let Him Go).
1918: Edwin Greene O'Connor, author (The Last Hurrah).
1918: Mary Lee Settle, novelist.
1920: Hank Ketchum, cartoonist, creator of Dennis the Menace.
1930: Paul Taylor, choreographer and dancer.
July 29th
in history
1875: Peasants in Bosnia and Herzegovina rebel against the Ottoman army.
1915: U.S. Marines land at Port-au-Prince to protect American interests in Haiti.
1921: Adolf Hitler becomes the president of the Nationalist Socialist German Workers' Party (Nazis).
1945: After delivering parts of the first atomic bomb to the island of Tinian, the U.S.S. Indianapolis is sunk by a Japanese submarine. The survivors are adrift for two days before help arrives.
1981: Prince Charles marries Lady Diane.