Downtown ice rink a possibility

Downtown Oxford is already known as a great place to eat, shop or go see a movie. But Ed Hunwick wants to add one more activity ? ice skating. ‘I figured I’d get laughed at, but a lot of people I discussed this with thought it was a great idea if we could pull it […]

More riders for NOTA?

Everything’s still up in the air and nothing’s a done deal, but there’s a possibility that the North Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA) could be expanding its service area to include another township plus a small city. ‘It’s the neighborly thing to do,? said NOTA Director Pat Fitchena. ‘Everybody’s telling us we should be working together.? […]

Family escapes fire in Addison

An Addison family is lucky to be alive after they escaped a fire that completely destroyed their home Tuesday morning. At 12:51 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to a fire at 117 Donna Mae, a home in the Brookside Meadows Estates subdivision located off Rochester Rd, between Brewer and Romeo roads. When fire personnel arrived at […]

Blaze destroys Oxford mobile home

A 28-year-old female occupant of a mobile home in Oxford’s Parkhurst Estates was injured in a Friday night fire that destroyed the trailer. The fire occurred at 335 Brook Hollow. Firefighters were dispatched at 10:17 p.m. According to Fire Chief Pete Scholz, the woman, who’s not the homeowner, sustained second-degree burns on her face and […]

OHS presents ‘Ella Enchanted?

No matter how old a person is, deep down, everyone loves a good fairy tale. It’s a classic formula. Take one beautiful damsel, add a fairy godmother, mix in an evil, power-hungry mastermind along some ogres and giants, then dust it all with a touch of magic. Voila! You’ve got a timeless tale that lulls […]

K-9 Stray Rescue celebrates 20 years

It all started with one woman rescuing one dog at a time and finding it a loving home. Two decades later, thousands of dogs have been saved while hundreds more continue to be adopted every year. This is the legacy of Dryden resident Carole Powell and the group she founded in 1990, the Oxford-based K-9 […]

OHS grad to appear as extra on ‘Detroit 1-8-7?

Jim Hughes is no stranger to television. For 20 years, he’s worked as a jack-of-all-trades on both sides of the camera for Oxford Community Television, the local public access station. Next week, Hughes, a 1978 graduate of Oxford High School, will make the leap to primetime network television as an extra on the new ABC […]

Clear Lakers sending X-mas trees to troops

The fourth-graders at Clear Lake Elementary are playing Santa Claus this year to America’s troops and their families. Each of the three classrooms is donating $30 to purchase a total of three Christmas trees as part of the ‘Trees for Troops? program. ‘We basically wanted to do a service project to help out the troops […]

Hats off to Ian Ruhala

It’s amazing how many people out there think the role of journalists, editorial writers and columnists should be to only write positive things, serve as cheerleaders and regurgitate ? without any skepticism, criticism or analysis ? whatever government folks tell us. But every now and then I read something that gives me hope for the […]

Cats win Super Bowl!

They may not be going to Disney World to celebrate, but the Oxford Jr. Wildcats did win the Super Bowl. On Saturday, the Freshman Blue team soundly thrashed the Clarkston Chiefs 26-7 to win the Northern Youth Football League’s (NYFL) Super Bowl VI played at OHS stadium. ‘It was fantastic. The kids weren’t nervous at […]