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Two Bridges' teachers laid off

According to Oxford Board of Education President Colleen Schultz when it comes to laying off teachers "it's never a nice thing for a board of education to do." Due to the fact that Crossroads for Youth is opening a charter school this fall, instead of utilizing the district for educational services, Oxford had to find other places for six displaced teachers, according to Nancy Latowski, deputy superintendent of human resources....more >>
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OHS student's computer program put to good use

It's not everyday that a high school student gets to take their classroom learning and turn it into a real-life job opportunity prior to college. But Oxford High School junior Tyler Scott is doing just that....more >>
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Born April 17th
1866: Ernest Henry Starling, British physiologist.
1885: Isak Dinesen (Karen Dinesen), Danish writer (Out of Africa).
1894: Nikita S. Khrushchev, Soviet premier (1958-64).
1897: Thornton Wilder, novelist and playwright (Our Town).
1923: Harry Reasoner, American broadcast journalist.
April 17th
in history
1929: Baseball player Babe Ruth and Claire Hodgeson, a former member of the Ziegfield Follies, get married.
1946: The last French troops leave Syria.
1947: Jackie Robinson bunts for his first major league hit.
1961: Some 1,400 Cuban exiles attack the Bay of Pigs in an attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro.
1964: Jerrie Mock becomes first woman to fly solo around the world.