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97 senior athletes honored by Boosters

Handing out Senior Athletic Awards for Oxford High School's Class of 2013 was a little bit harder than years past, according to Athletic Director Mike Watson. "This class has a special place in my heart because I started at OHS with them four years ago," Watson said....more >>
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Students to learn about govt., police

Three Oxford High School students will spend part of their summer exploring the world of public service. Juniors Kristen Godwin and Brianna Hughes will attend the 72nd session of the Michigan American Legion Auxiliary Girls State, to be held June 16-22 on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing....more >>
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Doslak is #1

Jon Doslak is a perfect example of why it's important to always try hard and never give up. The 2013 Oxford High School graduate was taking a difficult exam, the outcome of which he didn't have very much confidence in....more >>
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Baccalaureate mixes faith, future

Looking out a crowd of about 50 students, former Oxford High graduate and current Oxford Middle School Teacher, Joe Zmikly recalled seeing about 150 students at his baccalaureate service....more >>
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Born August 22nd
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917: John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
1920: Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer whose works include Farenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles.
1934: H. Norman Schwarzkopf, American general and commander of the coalition forces during the Persian Gulf War.
1935: E. Annie Proulx, writer (Postcards, The Shipping News).
August 22nd
in history
1777: With the approach of General Benedict Arnold's army, British Colonel Barry St. Ledger abandons Fort Stanwix and returns to Canada.
1849: The Portuguese governor of Macao, China, is assassinated because of his anti-Chinese policies.
1911: The Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, is stolen from the Louvre in Paris, where it had hung for more than 100 years. It is recovered in 1913.
1922: Michael Collins, Irish politician, is killed in an ambush.
1942: Brazil declares war on the Axis powers. She is the only South American country to send combat troops into Europe.