Fire house fun!

Fire house fun!

There was no shortage of family fun at Oxford Fire Station #1 Sunday afternoon as firefighters hosted their annual open house to kick off Fire Prevention Week. For many more photos from Fire Prevention Week, pick up a copy of the Oxford Leader this week for just $1.

Cats topple mighty Clarkston

Many words can be used to describe Clarkston’s varsity football team this season, but thanks to the Wildcats, ‘undefeated’ is no longer one of them. On Friday night, Oxford traveled to C-town and handed the now-wounded Wolves their first loss of the season in a 20-17 game that was decided in the final seconds. With […]

Public invited to get free eye exams at Post 108 Saturday

A person’s eyes really are their windows to the world. Every day, they’re used to help perform tasks, both simple and complex, and interpret the environment around us. That’s why taking proper care of them is so important. To help make sure everyone can see clearly, American Legion Post 108, located at 130 E. Drahner […]

Local microbrewery offers craft beers in cans

What could be better than sipping a fresh pint of craft beer at a popular microbrewery operating inside a historic building that’s been renovated to give it a hip vibe? How about enjoying a cold one in the comfort of your living room, safe in the knowledge there’s more waiting in the refrigerator? HomeGrown Brewing […]

Animal sanctuary hosting fall fund-raiser to buy hay

A modern-day Noah’s Ark is seeking the public’s help to keep all of its creatures well-fed throughout the year. The Pan Equus Animal Sanctuary (PEAS), located at 940 Hummer Lake Rd. in Oxford Township, will host its fourth annual fall fund-raiser on Sunday, Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “It’s a great opportunity […]

Rain doesn’t stop Scarecrow Festival

Saturday’s wet weather didn’t dampen folks’ spirits a bit as they enjoyed the annual Scarecrow Festival in downtown Oxford. They played games, ate chili and pie, raced Pinewood Derby cars, listened to music and met a pig named Bubbles. Victoria’s Delights beat out six other local restaurants in the chili cook-off, winning both the judges’ […]

Strike a pose!

When it comes to fashion, most folks usually look for the latest trends on runways in Paris, Milan and New York. But on Oct. 3, all eyes were on the runway at the Boulder Pointe Conference Center as the Oxford Women’s Club held its annual fashion show to raise money for its scholarship fund. A […]

WWII vet, wife celebrate 75th anniversary

WWII vet, wife celebrate 75th anniversary

How appropriate that Harry and Muriel Ahlborn celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary Sunday afternoon at American Legion Post 108 in Oxford because it was his military service that brought them together during World War II. To commemorate this milestone, the couple was presented a beautiful plaque while surrounded by family and friends. “If you want […]

Parks/rec. dept. seeks tax renewal, plus small increase

With approximately 2,000 absentee ballots for the Nov. 6 general election expected to arrive in Oxford residents’ mailboxes this week, Ron Davis is hoping these early voters, along with the rest of the community, will approve the township parks and recreation department’s request for an operating millage renewal, plus a small increase. “In the 23 […]

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