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Keenist resigns; replacement sought

The Oxford Board of Education is seeking to appoint a new board member in light of the announcement at the April 16 board meeting that Trustee Bill Keenist was resigning from his position effective May 1....more >>
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Leonard kids win 'Battle of the Books'

A group of fourth-graders from Leonard Elementary won the annual "Battle of the Books" held last week at the Oxford High School Performing Arts Center. Calling themselves "The Leonard Readers," the team competed against 16 other fourth-grade teams from Oxford's elementary schools....more >>
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Born April 18th
1817: George Henry Lewes, philosophical writer.
1857: Clarence S. Darrow, lawyer.
1864: Richard Harding Davis, journalist.
1918: Clifton Keith Hillegass, founder of the study guides known as Cliff's Notes.
1940: Ed Garvey, labor leader.
April 18th
in history
1950: The first transatlantic jet passenger trip is completed.
1954: Colonel Nasser seizes power in Egypt.
1978: The U.S. Senate approves the transfer of the Panama Canal to Panama.
1980: Zimbabwe's (Rhodesia) formal independence from Britain is proclaimed.
1983: A suicide bomber kills U.S. Marines at the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon.