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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 October 25th
1889: Abel Gance, film director (Napoleon).
1902: Henry Steele Commager, American historian who wrote the fifty-five volume Rise of the American Nation.
1914: John Berryman, poet.
1941: Anne Tyler, novelist (The Accidental Tourist, Ladder of Years).
1971: Midori Goto, violinist.
October 25th
in history
1760: George III of England crowned.
1854: During the Crimean War, a brigade of British light infantry is destroyed by Russian artillery as they charge down a narrow corridor in full view of the Russians.
1916: German pilot Rudolf von Eschwege shoots down his first enemy plane, a Nieuport 12 of the Royal Naval Air Service over Bulgaria. Eagle of the Aegean Sea
1923: The Teapot Dome scandal comes to public attention as Senator Thomas J. Walsh of Montana, subcommittee chairman, reveals the findings of the past 18 months of investigation. His case will result in the conviction of Harry F. Sinclair of Mammoth Oil, and later Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall, the first cabinet member in American history to go to jail. The scandal, named for the Teapot Dome oil reserves in Wyoming, involved Fall secretly leasing naval oil reserve lands to private companies.
1940: German troops capture Kharkov and launch a new drive toward Moscow. Germany's lost victory at Kursk.