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Dance Conservatory spring showcase April 22

The first -ever Oxford Dance Conservatory Spring Showcase will be held Tuesday, April 22 at 7 p.m. in the Oxford Fine Arts Center, located at Oxford High School. "We are very excited," said Instructor Katy Koivunen....more >>
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Easter cookies? Yum!

Lots of places offer chances to decorate or hunt for Easter eggs. But only the Sweet & Savory Bake Shop in downtown Oxford gives kids the chance to decorate delicious Easter cookies under the close supervision of the one and only Easter Bunny....more >>
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Born October 23rd
1805: John Bartlett, lexicographer best known for Bartlett's Quotations.
1844: Sarah Bernhardt, French actress.
1869: John Heisman, American college football coach for whom the Heisman Trophy is named.
1925: Johnny Carson, American television personality who hosted the Tonight Show.
1940: Pele, legendary Brazilian soccer player who scored 1,281 goals in 22 years
October 23rd
in history
1929: The first transcontinental air service begins from New York to Los Angeles. Air Mail's first day.
1942: The Western Task Force, destined for North Africa, departs from Hampton Roads, Virginia. The men of Sub-Task Force Goalpost.
1952: The Nobel Prize for Medicine is awarded to Ukranian-born microbiologist Selmart A. Waksman for his discovery of an effective treatment of tuberculosis.
1954: In Paris, an agreement is signed providing for West German sovereignty and permitting West Germany to rearm and enter NATO and the Western European Union.
1973: A U.N. sanctioned cease-fire officially ends the Yom Kippur war between Israel and Syria. Sacrificial stand in the Golan Heights.