.

Oxford Daily Briefing: Aug 31

Everything you need to know today and this weekend in Oxford.

 

Today is Friday, August 31, the 244th day of the year.

Today's Headlines

Lead:

Photos:

Fun:

Today's Weather 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Events & Reminders

  • American flags are at to honor Neil Armstrong
  • Have news you want to get out over the weekend? . Email Editor Paul Singley with questions at paul.singley@path.com. 
  • Want to upload photos/videos for the community to see? Click here. 

Today in History

  • 1803: Lewis and Clark start their expedition to the west by leaving Pittsburgh, PA at 11 a.m.
  • 1897: Thomas Edison patents the Kinetoscope, the first movie projector.
  • 1920: The first radio news program is broadcast by 8MK in Detroit, MI.
  • 1997: Diana, Princess of Wales, her companion Dodi Al-Fayed and driver Henri Paul die in a car crash in Paris.
  • 2006: Stolen on August 22, 2004, Edvard Munch's famous painting The Scream is recovered in a raid by Norwegian police.

Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »