Size, budget for new OCTV station increased

Oxford Community Television’s new station hasn’t even been built yet and it’s already been expanded. Last week, the Oxford Area Cable Communications Commission voted 3-1 to increase the budget for the new station from $300,000 to $350,000. It will be constructed in Seymour Lake Township Park this year. This additional money will allow the size […]

Recruiting efforts going well for fire department

Efforts to beef up the Oxford Fire Department’s paid-on-call staff are going extremely well, according to Sgt. Kelly Kilgore. Since assuming his new position as the department’s recruitment and retention program manager on Oct. 31 last year, Kilgore has brought in nine new recruits. “I’ll be honest with you, I didn’t expect to have nine […]

Thank you for your service

It was an afternoon of full hearts and even fuller stomachs Saturday as LakePoint Community Church in Oxford Township hosted its annual picnic/barbecue to recognize and thank military veterans for their service.

Hey, horsey, want to see the neat pictures?

Hey, horsey, want to see the neat pictures?

Addison Township resident Mary Sullivan, 4, who will start kindergarten at Leonard Elementary this fall, reads a book to Darla, a 25-year-old miniature horse. To find out what’s going on, please turn to Page 2. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.

U.S. Appeals Court reverses dismissal of mounted unit suit

Oxford Village was dealt a legal blow last week by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati, Ohio. A three-judge panel reversed a federal district court’s August 2017 decision to dismiss a lawsuit against the village filed by three individuals who claim they were denied their Fourteenth Amendment right to due […]

It’s back! Seymour Celebration returns to park July 6-7

Summer just wouldn’t be summer without certain things like sunny days at the beach, ice-cold lemonade, ice cream trucks rolling up and down the streets and kids complaining about how bored they are. But the kiddies won’t be griping this week because one of the area’s largest and most popular festivals is back. Now in […]

Ponies? Yay! Addison family brings horsey fun to local library

For such little horses, Darla and Shadow certainly made a big impression during their June 28 visit to the Addison Township Public Library in Lakeville. Owned by Addison residents Angie and Rich Feeney, the horses were part of a fun and educational program for kids that mixed equine facts and fostering a love of reading. […]

That’s our Joe! Resolution honors Bullen for 40 years of community service

What do you say about a gentleman who’s served his community faithfully, diligently and selflessly for 40 years? Apparently, a lot. Last week, the Oxford Village Council presented a special seven-page resolution to longtime resident Joe Bullen. It honored him for the four decades he spent on various boards – including the council, planning commission, […]

Rotary Club looks to create park along trail

It appears Oxford Village could be getting some additional park space thanks to the Rotary Club of Oxford. Last week, the village council voted 5-0 to support the Rotary Club moving ahead with plans for the creation of two park areas adjacent to the Polly Ann Trail in the municipality’s northwest quadrant. “If you think […]

Council OKs contract for new clerk-treasurer

Oxford Village can finally turn off the neon vacancy sign that’s been flashing over its clerk-treasurer’s office for more than a year. Last week, council voted 5-0 to approve a six-page employment agreement, effective July 1, with Teresa Onica, supervisor of Atlas Township in Genesee County. “I’m looking forward to working here and I’m happy […]