Cagers off to a great start this season

The Oxford Boys Varsity Basketball team is back and ready for a new season. The 15-member squad, which has nine returning players, opened the 2016-17 season with an impressive 57-20 victory over Waterford Kettering. Since then, the boys beat Romeo 66-59 on Dec. 8. The team is 2-0 overall in the Oakland Athletics Association (OAA). […]

Three-car crash at Burdick, M-24

A 68-year-old woman from Lake Orion sustained minor injuries Dec. 4 at 2 p.m., after she allegedly rear-ended a line of cars stopped ahead of her while driving southbound at the intersection of N. Washington and E. Burdick St. The woman told Oxford Village Police she did not realize the cars ahead were stopped. The […]

Except for a few drinking fountains, water test results ‘acceptable’ at schools

While the Flint water crisis has sparked concern about drinking water quality all over the nation, Oxford Schools students and parents can rest easy knowing water testing has now been completed throughout the district. Overall, the results were noted to be ‘acceptable’ throughout the district, with three exceptions. Two drinking fountains at the high school […]

Icers score a couple wins after shaky start

While the Oxford/Avondale United Hockey Team started off this season with a shaky start, taking losses in the first three matches, it would appear the team is beginning to find its footing. Just days after taking their first win of the season against Fenton/Linden, the team won 4-2 at another match against Clarkston at the […]

‘Whitey’ has been our pressman for 50 years

Editor’s Note: This column was originally published on April 5, 2006. “Whitey” has been our pressman for 50 years On a recent Saturday afternoon, I went into our normally-closed printing plant and saw “Whitey” Hauxwell working on one unit of our 5-unit press. A replacement part had come in and he chose this down time […]

Lady Cats ready to hold court

The Lady Cats varsity basketball team sits at 1-1-0 overall, after the team won 49-37 in a match against Armada Monday evening. Head Varsity Coach Rachel Bryer is confident her team will continue on the path to sucess this season, as the 11-athlete team has been demonstrating great talent. Bryer, who was appointed to the […]

Benefit for cancer battle

A benefit lunch/dinner and raffle for Oxford native Kyle Cooper, who was diagnosed with esophageal cancer which recently spread to his brain, is set to take place at Elks Lodge in Addison Township on December 10 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Kathy Cooper, the wife of Kyle and an organizer of the benefit, said the […]

Some int’l students moving to Rochester College

Long-awaited guidance from Homeland Security on the operations of the Oxford International Program (OIP) has finally come– bringing changes to the program. In short, all second and third-year international students will begin attending courses on the Rochester College campus, beginning in the second semester and their coursework will no longer take place on-site at Oxford […]

D’Alessandro’s figure wins international title

Annette D’Alessandro, Brandon Township resident and wife of Oxford School Board President Dan D’Alessandro, grabbed the gold in the figure category at the Ultimate Fitness Events (UFE) World Championships held in Toronto, Canada Nov. 19 and 20. UFE is an all-natural, Canadian-based organization which hosts a large variety of fitness, figure, bikini and bodybuilding competitions. At the […]

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