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OCS offers free summer food progam

Oxford Community Schools is offering free breakfast and lunch through a Free Summer Food Program at the Oxford Early Learning Center Monday through Friday from June 16 until Aug 22....more >>
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Sharing doughnuts with dad

To boys, he's the guy who teaches them how to fish, how to fix things and how to be a man. To girls, he's the first man they fall in love with and the standard by which all others will be measured....more >>
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Aloha!

Clear Lake Elementary's fifth-graders said goodbye to their school last week with Hawaiian luau. Students donned grass skirts and leis as they ate, danced and played games to celebrate the end of their elementary school careers....more >>
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Life is a carnival for Clear Lakers

Clear Lake Elementary students took a break from their studies last week to enjoy a schoolwide carnival and some sunshine. There was a petting zoo, face-painting, snow cones, three-legged and sack races and the chance to do some fancy, cowboy-style roping....more >>
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Born August 20th
1886: Paul Tillich, theologian and philosopher who wrote Systematic Theology.
1890: H.P. Lovecraft, author of horror tales.
1905: Jack Teagarden, jazz trombonist.
1944: Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minster of India.
August 20th
in history
1913: 700 feet above Buc, France, parachutist Adolphe Pegond becomes the first person to jump from an airplane and land safely.
1914: Russia wins an early victory over Germany at Gumbinnen.
1940: After a previous machine gun attack failed, exiled Russian Leon Trotsky is assassinated in Mexico City, with an alpine ax to the back of the head.
1940: Radar is used for the first time, by the British during the Battle of Britain. Also on this day, in a radio broadcast, Winston Churchill makes his famous homage to the Royal Air Force: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
1941: Adolf Hitler authorizes the development of the V-2 missile.