Oxford home featured in national ad campaign

For many locals, the thought of Oxford often evokes images of lush foliage and rolling acres of wide-open, natural terrain. People across the country now have a window into the beautiful scenery offered by Wildcat country thanks to a national ad campaign that happened because of a recommendation from Oxford resident Kevin Saulter. Two area […]

Schools approve $45K bid for new primary electrical switch

Oxford’s Board of Education unanimously approved the purchase of a 13.2 KV electrical switch gear at Oxford Middle School and Lakeville Elementary at its Dec. 12 meeting. According to Director of Maintenance Tony Sarkins, the current switch gear has had many issues in the past with its reliability due to age. The switch feeds electricity […]

Prickly business: Oxford woman breeds hedgehogs

Ashley Ganey, owner of Eternal Hedgehogs in Oxford, considers herself a hedgehog enthusiast. As a little girl, Ganey always wanted her own hedgehog after having one as a classroom pet in sixth-grade. She was fascinated by them and learned that not only do they make great pets, but that many need to be rescued and […]

Family-run cemetery turns 90

A cemetery is more than simply a parcel of land that serves as the final resting place for those who have shuffled off this mortal coil. It’s sacred ground. It’s a place where the living can visit those who have gone before them, reflect on their lives in a serene setting, pay tribute to their […]

Giving Trees pop up at local elementary schools

Year round, students in Oxford’s schools learn the importance of kindness and giving. But that message is particularly strong this time of year, with many schools housing a tree decorated, not with ornaments, but with tags marked with items that families and local charities may need or want. These trees, called Giving Trees, are one […]

Parks/rec. invites parents to kick their kids out

Holiday shopping is a challenge for parents with children, and the Oxford Township Parks and Recreation Department has a plan to make it easier. Parents are invited to drop off their kiddos at Oxford Elementary School (109 Pontiac St.) on Friday, December 15 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. for its “Kick the Kids Out” event. […]

Boys swim team wins home opener

The Wildcats varsity boys swim team’s Dec. 7 home opener ended with a 114-72 win over fellow Oakland Activities Association (OAA) White division team West Bloomfield. Head Coach Jackie Rank said the meet served as a great start to the season. “The boys performed well and I liked most of what we saw,” said Rank […]

Middle school hosts robo rumble

More than 30 area robotics teams gathered at Oxford Middle School last Saturday to compete in the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) qualifying event on Saturday. OMS robotics teams competing that day were TOWR 5291, the Cyborg Cats Team 11231 and the ElektraKatz Team 11230. Team TOWR 5291 ended in 17th place that day, with six […]

Wildcat teams bowl over Bloomfield Hills

Both Wildcats varsity bowling teams played host to the Bloomfield Hills Blackhawks and walked away with wins on Dec. 4. The Varsity Girls team proved too much for the Bloomfield Hills girls as The Lady Cats rolled to a 28 to 2 win. Oxford started with a strong 205 baker game and never looked back. […]

Public Safety

Dec 9: A 54-year-old man from Metamora called Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies at 10:44 a.m. to report damage that had allegedly been done to the rear of his pickup truck while it was parked at his home located in the 400 block of S. Glaspie St. The man said the truck had been parked from […]