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Clear Lakers cut hair for good cause

Eight students and two teachers from Clear Lake Elementary all got haircuts a couple weeks ago to donate to Wigs 4 Kids, a non-profit organization that reaches out to kids ages 3-18 who have suffered hair loss due to health issues such as cancer....more >>
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Women's Club awards $13K to seniors

The Oxford Women's Club handed out $1,000 scholarships to 13 lucky students at their annual scholarship night May 7 at the Burning Oak Smokehouse. "The restaurant generously offered to provide, free of charge, the room, the finger food and soft drinks for members and our scholarship recipients and their parents," said Club President Nancy Wray....more >>
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Born October 22nd
1882: N.C. Wyeth, painter famous for his illustrations of Treasure Island and Robin Hood.
1887: John Reed, American journalist, poet and revolutionary, (Ten Days That Shook the World).
1903: George Beadle, American geneticist.
1919: Doris Lessing, novelist (Children of Violence, The Golden Notebook).
1920: Timothy Leary, American psychologist who experimented with psychedelic drugs.
October 22nd
in history
1907: Ringling Brothers buys Barnum & Bailey.
1914: U.S. places economic support behind Allies. When the United States entered World War I, propagandist George Creel set out to stifle anti-war sentiment.
1918: The cities of Baltimore and Washington run out of coffins during the Spanish Inflenza epidemic.
1938: Chester Carlson invents the photocopier. He tries to sell the machine to IBM, RCA, Kodak and others, but they see no use for a gadget that makes nothing but copies.
1954: As a result of the Geneva accords granting Communist control over North Vietnam, U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorizes a crash program to train the South Vietnamese Army. Vietnam's civilian war makers.