Robotics team selling Leader subscriptions

Oxford High School’s TORC 2137 is teaming up with Sherman Publications, Inc. to sell Oxford Leader subscriptions as part of its fund-raising efforts. TORC 2137 will be selling subscriptions from now through March 10 to raise money to help support the team. Sherman Publications will donate $5 for each new subscription and $3 for renewals […]

Splashin’ around at OHS

Swimmers from all over Oxford got to play in the pool during the Oxford High “Sink or Swim” fund-raiser, held at the OHS swimming pool Sunday afternoon. According to Head Coach Jackie Rank, the teams raised over $6,000 during the event. Proceeds generated by the day’s events – which included relay and one-on-one races, poolside […]

Public safety

Feb. 11: The owner of a Clinton-based mobile home construction company contacted Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies at 12 p.m. to report that scraps had gone missing from a demolition site, located in the 100 block of Hosner Rd. When the owner went to a scrapyard in Waterford to sell some of the remaining scrap, he told […]

Fire puts itself out

A breaking and entering report soon turned into a fire call Feb. 7, after Oakland County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to investigate a home located in the 1600 block of Twin Lakes Blvd., in response to detected motion on a home alarm at 10:57 a.m. Upon arrival, sheriff’s deputies found the back windows of the […]

Meet-and-greet kicks off new senior program in Addison

Addison Township’s emerging senior program passed a milestone last week, when approximately 60 residents attended its meet-and-greet event Jan. 30. The event highlighted the new senior program, which is set to operate out of Addison Township Hall’s community room. All senior activities will be planned and organized by Senior Coordinator Marie May, who was recently […]

School board talks goals for the future

With three new board members, Oxford’s board of education has its sights set on the future for students and staff throughout the district. One focus that board members consistently mentioned during recent interviews with this reporter is a push towards providing vocational options in education for students. “If there was ever a time to explore […]

‘Can you hear me?’: Don’t answer, just hang up

“Can you hear me now?” No, it’s not a reference to those recognizable Verizon Wireless commercials. Instead, the phrase has become just another way for scammers to try and take advantage of potential victims. The key in this scam is to try and get potential victims to say the word “yes,” so the affirmation can […]

Public safety

Feb. 4: A 17-year-old boy from Oxford allegedly tried to take vodka from a business in the 900 block of N. Lapeer Rd. by pouring the liquid into an empty water bottle and concealing it. Sheriff’s deputies were called to the business at 3:32 p.m. after an employee allegedly witnessed the boy conceal the bottle […]

Athens falls to Wildcat bowlers

The Wildcat bowling teams took on the Troy Athens Red Hawks at a game held Feb. 2, ultimately coming out on top. The boys bowling team, ranked fifth in the state, won 28-2 against the Hawks that night. Oxford stormed the Hawks with baker games of 226 and 234. The team also won eight of […]

School board opposes DeVos nomination

In a 5-1 vote, the Oxford Board of Education has passed a resolution opposing the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, calling on all U.S. senators to reject President Donald Trump’s nomination. The motion, proposed by Treasurer Mike Schweig and seconded by Vice President Joyce Brasington, cited DeVos’ lack of experience in public […]

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