X-country teams relying heavily on leadership from upperclassmen

There are 27 girls and 33 boys on the cross country roster this season. First-time Cross Country Head Coach Norman Petersimes said the team as a whole has hit the track running, especially the returning players. “The biggest strengths for both teams is leadership. Both squads have upperclassmen that lead by example and can pass […]

Oxford Wildcat swimmers sink Stoney Creek

Oxford Lady Wildcats took a 95-91 victory against Stoney Creek High at an away match September 15. The meet between two OAA Blue Division teams gave the Wildcats their first win over Stoney Creek in Oxford history. In the 200 Medley Relay, Oxford’s A Relay of sophomore Claire Alexander, freshman Ashlee Weltyk, senior captain Bella […]

I made these!

I made these!

  Lakeville resident Lilly Elsarelli, 6, shows-off her “pretty, pretty” chocolate cupcakes, which earned third place in the Cupcake Challenge held Saturday at the Addison Township Public Library. For more photos, please see Page 6. Photo by Elise Shire.

School board candidate forum Sept. 29

Oxford resident Rod Charles is hosting a candidate forum Thursday, September 29 at 7 p.m. for the upcoming Oxford school board election at Boulder Pointe Banquet Center (1 Champions Circle). Three, four-year seats on the Board of Education are up for grabs in the November 8 general election. Vying for positions on the board are […]

Event celebrates Shane’s memory, promotes suicide prevention

People from Oxford and beyond took to the the Polly Ann Trail Saturday morning for the Fifth Annual Tour de Shane Bike-A-Thon. The event was organized to raise awareness about suicide prevention and celebrate the memory of Shane Hrishuck. Shane, an Oxford Middle School eighth-grader, took his own life in January 2012. He would have […]

Program kicks off new school year with food for hungry kids

When some children who receive free or reduced school lunch go home on Friday afternoons, they may not eat much, if at all, until they return to school on Monday. Volunteers of Oxford’s Blessings in a Backpack program are working to combat these cases of childhood hunger for the third year in a row. They […]

The fast and the sweet

More than 30 people braved the rain last Saturday afternoon to attend the Third Annual Classic Car and Cupcake Challenge at the Addison Township Public Library. In the cupcake challenge, Leonard resident Lynn Boehmer took first place with her “3 vices” cupcakes. The cupcakes were made with coffee, chocolate and beer. Placing second was Dawn […]

Booters hope to go far this season

Oxford’s boys soccer team is aspiring for excellence, according to Varsity Soccer Head Coach John Thaler. “(Our goals this season are) to remain in the Oakland Activities Association (OAA)White Division, not to be relegated down to the blue division, and to go as far as possible to the state tournament,” said Thaler. The team opened […]

So, what’s the deal with marriage?

Looking for a laugh? Christ the King Church (1550 W. Drahner Rd.) will host a “Comedy Date Night” event for couples on Sept. 24 from 7-9 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Featured at the event will be husband/wife stand-up comedy duo Amy Barnes and Jerry Miner. The pair will explore the humor in […]

New physical therapist in town

A physical therapy company has opened a new location in downtown Oxford. Summit Physical Therapy opened their doors last month, at 72 S. Washington, Suite 106. The company will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on September 22 starting at 4:30 p.m. to make the opening official. Hor d’oeuvres and wine will be served during the […]

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