SPI
image
Palace Chrysler-Jeep
School News

Retailers to replace OVA in downtown

After being forced out of 3 S. Washington due to state inspection issues, Oxford Community Schools has decided to cut future operations at 5 S. Washington as well. The plan back in April, according to Superintendent Dr....more >>
/datedimages/2013/05/08/d1AF68lsYxC75F69.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

School district reviews successes, looks to future

While many school districts have been in "decline and decay" the last five years, Oxford Community Schools have continued to thrive, said Superintendent Dr. William Skilling to a crowd of 50 at the April 24 Annual Strategic Planning Session....more >>
The Oxford Leader
SPI Subscriptions
Saturday
08 - 30 - 14
08:29
August
arrow
S M T W T F S
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
Site Search


Born August 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
August 30th
in history
1892: The Moravia, a passenger ship arriving from Germany, brings cholera to the United States.
1932: Nazi leader Hermann Goering is elected president of the Reichstag.
1944: Ploesti, the center of the Rumanian oil industry, falls to Soviet troops.
1957: In an effort to stall the Civil Rights Act of 1957 from passing, Senator Strom Thurmond (D-S.C.) filibusters for over 24 hours. The bill passed, but Thurmond's filibuster becomes the longest in Senate history.
1961: President John F. Kennedy appoints General Lucius D. Clay as his personal representative in Berlin.