Today is Monday, September 24, the 268th day of the year.
- An Oxford man who was driving a car in which a local teen died will appear before a judge today.
- Local business celebrates its 90th anniversary (part 1 of 3 stories runs today)
- Oxford cross country has solid showing at invitational this weekend
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 40. Light southwest wind.
Events & Reminders
- Low impact aerobics for seniors will be held at the Oxford Senior Center at 1 p.m.
- Click here to learn how to post an announcement on Patch
Today in History
- 622: Prophet Muhammad completes his hijra from Mecca to Medina.
- 1780: Benedict Arnold flees to British Army lines when the arrest of British Major John Andre exposes Arnold's plot to surrender West Point.
- 1789: The U.S. Congress passes the Judiciary Act, which creates the office of the U.S. Attorney General and the federal judiciary system, and orders the composition of the U.S. Supreme Court.
- 1950: Forest fires black out the sun over portions of New England and Canada. A blue moon is seen as far away as Europe.
- 1968: 60 Minutes debuts on CBS.
- 1979: Compu-Serve launches the first consumer internet service, which features the first public electronic mail service.
Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.