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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 September 21st
1895: Juan de la Cierva, aeronautical engineer who invented the autogyro.
1902: Allen Lake, founded Penguin Books in 1935.
1912: Chuck Jones, animator and director of Warner Brothers cartoons.
1947: Stephen King, author best known for supernatural and horror tales.
1947: Marsha Norman,playwright (Getting Out, 'Night Mother).
September 21st
in history
1863: Union troops defeated at Chickamauga seek refuge in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which is then besieged by Confederate troops. Overconfident and overextended, the Union Army of the Cumberland advanced into the deep woods of northwest Georgia. Waiting Confederates did not intend for them to leave. At Chickamauga Creek, the two sides collided.
1904: Exiled Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph dies of a broken heart.
1915: Stonehenge is sold by auction for 6,600 pounds sterling ($11,500) to a Mr. Chubb, who buys it as a present for his wife. He presents it to the British nation three years later. The stones of amazing size.
1929: Fighting between China and the Soviet Union breaks out along the Manchurian border.
1936: The German army holds its largest maneuvers since 1914.Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie warned the League of Nations of the dangers of appeasement.