Sergeant Edward Bailey was one of the first Allied casualties of the war with Japan, but his death came just before war was officially declared.
An Ottery pupil who took a knife to school has been excluded, along with one other.
An Ottery student will be taking a plane for the first time after being selected to represent the UK in the geography Olympics.
The head of The King's School has reassured parents it will continue to provide an 'even better education' despite ongoing pressures on school funding.
A former Ottery student will be rubbing shoulders with the likes of Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper and Olivia Coleman next month after being nominated for an Oscar.
Thousands of pounds of community cash is set to be spent on organisations across the Ottery parish.
New blood is required to support young skaters and bikers in Ottery in the management of the town's skate park.
Students from King's School channelled their inner Elon Musk as they raised more than £1,300 for charity.
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