Boys bowling team on a roll at 4-0

The varsity boys bowling team is poised for success this season as it currently holds a 4-0 overall record. The team has eight members this season, with five returning. The Wildcats entered the season with a roar, claiming victory over Clarkston at the 2017 Early Bird Tournament held Dec. 3. There were 22 teams at […]

Kick off the new year as a firefighter

The Addison Township Fire Department is seeking dedicated candidates to serve the community as paid-on-call firefighters/Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). Fire Chief Jerry Morawski said the agency is getting a little short on paid-on-call personnel and is looking to boost its numbers of volunteers to better protect Addison Township and its nearly 7,000 residents. “We’re at […]

OHS musicians selected for all-state band, orchestra ensembles

Oxford High School’s Band and Orchestra departments are proud to announce that five students have been selected by the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) to perform with the 2018 All-State Band and Orchestra Ensembles on Saturday, Jan. 27 in Grand Rapids. Students scheduled to perform include senior oboist Hayden Franke, junior trombonist Tyler […]

Turning passions into paychecks

Starting a business requires a leap of faith but, according to three members of Oxford High School’s DECA program, it’s a risk worth taking. OHS seniors Taryn Tucker and Luke Meyer along with junior Kenna Wagner have been teaching students and adults in Oxford about the joys and benefits of entrepreneurship throughout the school year […]

‘Believe in blue’ theme driving cheer team

The Oxford High School Varsity Competitive Cheer team is hoping to leap to the top of its division this season and has been practicing hard to make it happen, according to Head Coach Christie DeSano. The Lady Cats are bringing 17 dedicated members to the floor in the 2017-18 season. Those members love what they […]

Supt. provides overview of capital improvement schedule

Ever since Oxford school district voters approved a $28.28 million bond proposal and a five-year, 0.75-mill sinking fund in November, Superintendent Tim Throne said many members of the community have been eagerly awaiting the start of improvement projects. Throne gave a Dec. 19 presentation to the board of education, which provided an overview on the […]

OMS raises money for St. Jude hospital

Students and staff at Oxford Middle School (OMS) can relax this winter break knowing they made a positive difference in the world after they donated nearly $7,500 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Dec. 22. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a non-profit organization that specializes in researching and providing treatments for childhood cancer […]

Addison FD to start charging for repeated lift-assist calls

Addison Township residents who have been calling the fire department for help getting up will begin paying a $75 fee for this service after eight repeat visits, following a unanimous vote by the Addison Township Board Dec. 18. The board approved the township’s schedule of cost, which included the fee and goes into effect Jan. […]

Grapplers are county champs

The Wildcats varsity wrestling team secured its second-straight Oakland County Wrestling Championship Dec. 16. The Cats claimed the crown in the 58th county wrestling championships, held at Lake Orion High School, by racking up 306 points, besting league rivals Clarkston and Lake Orion. Clarkston took second with 245 points while Lake Orion earned 207 points, […]