There was so much to see and do Friday night as Lakeville Elementary School hosted its annual Haunted House and Fall Festival. After getting their pants scared off by a plethora of frightful scenes inside the haunted house, kids and adults were welcome to eat doughnuts, bowl with pumpkins and put little skeletons together.
It’s official – the highly-anticipated M-24 construction project is not going to happen in 2019. Everybody take a breath. “Due to (a) recent change in the MDOT program to fund the I-75 mega project and I-696 reconstruction, as of now, the M-24 project is pushed to 2020 construction,” wrote Nguyen Nguyen, Michigan Department of Transportation […]
Little Lucy Holt isn’t done fighting for her health and happiness – and neither is the community of Oxford. Tickets are on sale for a huge fund-raiser, dubbed “We Love Lucy,” at the Knights of Columbus Hall (1400 Orion Rd.) in Orion Township on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 5 to 10 p.m. Lucy, who celebrated […]
Mary Boberg led a truly noble and selfless life serving the less fortunate in her community. She spent many years filling empty bellies, ensuring basic needs were met and turning despair into hope. On Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, Boberg, who lived in Metamora Township, right on the Oxford border, passed away. She was 88. Boberg […]
‘She was there for anybody that needed her’: Youth Assistance, Women’s Club celebrate the late Darlene Toliver’s leadership, commitment
Oxford lost a true champion for the advancement of the community and the welfare of others when Darlene M. Toliver passed away on Oct. 17, 2017. She was 74. For many years, Toliver was an active member of Oxford-Addison Youth Assistance (OAYA) and the Oxford Women’s Club. She held leadership positions in both groups. “She […]
Oxford Community Television (OCTV) was one of many public access stations honored with an award Friday evening during the 2017 Philo Festival of Media Arts held at the Orion Center on Joslyn Rd. An episode of the OCTV original program “My Life” was named winner of the “Military” category. The episode is a compilation of […]
Kelly Kilgore is looking for a few good men and women to save lives and protect property by joining the Oxford Fire Department. The 50-year-old Oxford resident was recently hired as the department’s recruitment/retention program manager, a new full-time position that’s being primarily funded by a $333,706 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). […]
Developer Dave Weckle is one approval away from being able to have a third story on the building he’s planning to construct on an empty lot located at 32 E. Burdick St. in downtown Oxford. Last week, the Oxford Downtown Development Authority (DDA) voted to amend the original Planned Unit Development (PUD) agreement to allow […]
Oxford High School seniors Trent Evans and Hope Watson were crowned the 2017 Homecoming King and Queen during halftime at Friday night’s big game. Photo by Matt Johnson.
Oxford Village officials formally put all of their eggs in the streetscape basket on Monday evening. During a joint meeting held at the Oxford Public Library, the village council and Downtown Development Authority (DDA) board voted unanimously to submit a grant application to the state’s Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and move forward with the streetscape […]