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Oxford Wildcat takes part in panel at Sony Open

Not many 16 year-olds get to fly to another state and speak as a guest-member panelist and "rub elbows" with a group of nationwide company execs or former sports "big-wigs," but Oxford High School Junior Tyler Kwapis is one of those few....more >>

OHS senior heading for pharmacy school

Only 36 high school seniors from around the country received contingent admission offers from the University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. And Oxford High School senior Kathryn Flanagan is one of them....more >>
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An evening of magical memories

It was a night they'll remember for the rest of their lives and that's exactly the way it should be. About 40 of Oxford and Lake Orion's special education students and members of LOFT, a post-high school program, attended a prom organized just for them Saturday evening at Merge Studio and Gallery....more >>
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Born September 2nd
1850: Eugene Field, poet and journalist.
1877: Frederick Soddy, named an isotope and received 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry.
1901: Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
1948: Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
September 2nd
in history
1885: In Rock Springs, Wyoming Territory, 28 Chinese laborers are killed and hundreds more chased out of town by striking coal miners.
1898: Sir Herbert Kitchner leads the British to victory over the Mahdists at Omdurman and takes Khartoum.
1910: Alice Stebbins Wells is admitted to the Los Angeles Police Force as the first woman police officer to receive an appointment based on a civil service exam.
1915: Austro-German armies take Grodno, Poland.
1944: Troops of the U.S. First Army enter Belgium.More than 6,000 trucks of the Red Ball Express kept gasoline and other vital supplies rolling in as American troops and tanks pushed the Germans back toward their homeland.