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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 October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
1847: Maria Mitchell, American astronomer, discovers a comet and is elected the same day to the American Academy of Arts---the first woman to be so honored. The King of Denmark awarded her a gold medal for her discovery.
1856: The first installment of Gustav Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary appears in the Revue de Paris after the publisher refuses to print a passage in which the character Emma has a tryst in the back seat of a carriage.
1864: The Condor, a British blockade-runner, is grounded near Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, had served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.
1878: General Lew Wallace is sworn in as governor of New Mexico Territory. He went on to deal with the Lincoln County War, Billy the Kid and write Ben-Hur. His Civil War heroics earned him the moniker Savior of Cincinnati.
1890: Yosemite National Park is dedicated in California.