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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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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 5th
1882: Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist, held more than 200 rocketry patents.
1902: Ray Croc, founder of the McDonald's hamburger franchise in 1955.
1911: Flann O'Brien, Irish novelist and playwright (The Hard Life, The Third Policeman).
1936: Václav Havel, Czech dissident dramatist who became the first freely elected president of Czechoslovakia in 55 years.
1959: Maya Lin, American architect who designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
October 5th
in history
1882: Outlaw Frank James surrenders in Missouri six months after brother Jesse's assassination.
1915: Germany issues an apology and promises for payment for the 128 American passengers killed in the sinking of the British ship Lusitania. The fateful voyage of the Lusitania.
1931: Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon complete the first heavier than air nonstop flight over the Pacific. Their flight, begun October 3, lasted 41 hours, 31 minutes and covered 5,000 miles. They piloted their Bellanca CH-200 monoplane from Samushiro, 300 miles north of Tokyo, Japan, to Wenatchee, Washington.
1965: U.S. forces in Saigon receive permission to use tear gas. More than two decades after it ended, the Vietnam War still stirs controversy in the media and on Capitol Hill.
1966: A sodium cooling system malfunction causes a partial core meltdown at the Enrico Fermi demonstration breeder reactor near Detroit. Radiation is contained.