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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 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1916: Henry Ford awards equal pay to women. Industrialist Henry Ford helped lead American war production with the gigantic facility at Willow Run.
1917: The Austro-German army routs the Italian army at Caporetto, Italy.
1929: Black Thursday--the first day of the stock market crash which began the Great Depression.
1931: Al (Alphonse) Capone, the prohibition-era Chicago gangster, is sent to prison for tax evasion.
1934: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, called Mahatma or Great Soul, resigns from Congress in India.