Husband accused of raping wife

A 49-year-old Oxford man is accused of raping his wife and assaulting her with a knife after she refused to have sex with him on April 16. Yoong-Ha Lee, 49, was arraigned April 18 on three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of felonious assault with a dangerous weapon in front of […]

Dinner to benefit couple battling cancer

A group of Oxford residents is hosting a spaghetti dinner to benefit two Oxford residents currently battling cancer, Joe and Andrea Sjoblom. The dinner will be held Sunday, April 30 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the American Legion Post 108 (130 E. Drahner Rd.). Andrea is a 2000 Lake Orion High graduate, while […]

DECA sending 27 students to intl. competition

The Oxford High School DECA team had a fantastic showing at the state DECA competition held at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit last month, which resulted in 27 of its members moving on to the international competition. DECA is a student organization that is designed to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in […]

12 OHS athletes make it to the next level

Eleven Oxford athletes made their commitment to play sports beyond high school official at a letter of intent ceremony held Tuesday, April 11. A total of 12 Wildcats were invited to attend the ceremony. The athletes, students who had high achievements in Oxford athletics, committed to attending colleges of their choice during the ceremony. After […]

Strawberry festival to feature soapbox derby for kids

Get out your measuring tape and tools for the Leonard Strawberry Festival’s First Annual Strawberry Derby. Kids, ages 7-17, are invited to build their own soapbox cars (non-motorized) and race them at the Strawberry Festival on Saturday, July 15 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The derby is being organized by Leonard residents Lauren LoCascio […]

Public Safety

April 15: A man living near the 50 block of Moyers St. called Oxford Village Police to report that he had seen three children, between 3 and 5-years-old playing in the street at 6:31 p.m. Village Police were unable to locate the children upon arrival. April 15: Oxford Village Police were called to the 100 […]

Softball team wins LO tourney

Oxford’s varsity softball team had a successful day April 15, scoring victories over Goodrich, Waterford-Mott, and Swartz Creek at a tournament held at Lake Orion High School. In the first game, the Wildcats beat Goodrich 16-4. Mackenzie Miller was 2-2 with an RBI. Lauren Donaldson added three hits and an RBI. Kaitlyn Bean and Madison […]

Clear Lake team wins Battle of the Books

A group of fourth-graders from Clear Lake Elementary won the annual Battle of the Books competition held at the Oxford High School Performing Arts Center last week. The winning team, Super Sticky Notes, represented Clear Lake Elementary and scored 70 points out of a possible 75. The team consisted of students Kaylee Henke, Rowan Spear, […]

Library challenges kids to read 1,000 books before kindergarten

Oxford Public Library (OPL) is trying to help children improve early literacy skills by offering a reading challenge: read 1,000 books before kindergarten. The library has joined a nationwide initiative called “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” to get parents on board with reading to their infants and toddlers. OPL Head of Youth Services Kim Burean said […]

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