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 […]

District welcomes 22 new teachers to classrooms

  A new school year always comes along with new faces and fresh ideas. This year, Oxford Schools welcomed 22 new teachers at the start of the 2016-17 academic year. Meet the new teachers: Sasha Huang will be teaching Chinese at Oxford Elementary School. She has been teaching for 13 years and previously taught at […]

Tickets available for fashion show

Local retailers will rock the runway for a good cause on Wednesday, October 5, during the Oxford Women’s Club annual fashion show at the Boulder Pointe Golf and Banquet Center (1 Champions Circle). This year’s fashions will be presented by Kim Rose of Grand Blanc, Chico’s of the Village of Rochester, and Glorious Collections of […]

Swimmers sink Ferndale

The Oxford varsity swim team is now 1-1 on the season after a strong 147-36 victory over Ferndale last Thursday. Oxford claimed the top spot in all 12 events at the home meet. In the 200 Medley Relay, Oxford’s A Relay of Paige Hodder, junior Victoria McClenaghan, senior Captain Danielle Kemp, and Christina Boydston took […]

Unity is the goal for larger swim/dive team

There are 39 athletes on the Oxford Wildcats Swim & Dive team (14 freshmen, eight sophomores, nine juniors and eight seniors). With such a large team, Varsity Swim & Dive Head Coach Jackie Rank said they will focus more than ever on coming together as a team during swim meets. “Our team goal this year […]

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