Beds to lay their furry heads

Oxford High sophomore and life scout of Troop 366 Paul DeAngelis recently donated 11 dog beds to the K-9 Stray Rescue League of Oxford, as part of his Eagle Scout project. The Eagle Scout project is an opportunity for a Boy Scout to demonstrate leadership of others while performing a project for the benefit of […]

Swim team takes 2nd at OAA championships

Oxford’s Swim and Dive teams competed against seven area schools at the OAA Championships held at Oxford High last Friday. In the end, Oxford landed in second place with 459 points, falling second only to Stoney Creek High School. Three schools, including Oxford, were tied with records of 6 – 1 after the dual meet […]

DA launches int’l club: Getting to know you

It was all smiles for Daniel Axford second-graders last Thursday when four exchange students from Oxford’s international program came to Daniel Axford Elementary last Thursday. Exchange students from China, Yuan “Brook” Li, Jiamin “Winnie” Zheng, Hao “Howie” Yu, and Lin Shi answered questions from the second-grade students about Chinese culture, demonstrated a type of Chinese […]

Caveman & Pip turns wood into works of art

As one Oxford home décor and antique shop closes, another one opens. Craig Shagena is bringing his many years of woodworking expertise to downtown Oxford through his shop Caveman & Pip, located on 28 S. Washington, which opened Oct. 1. Craig offers services such as custom woodworking, home decor and antique sales, custom painting, antique […]

Public safety

Nov. 6: A 71-year-old Oxford Township woman was found dead at her home at 4:14 p.m. on the 700 block of Sebek St. She was found by her 46-year-old daughter and 44-year-old son, both of Lake Orion. Sheriff’s deputies found no signs of trauma or foul play. The woman’s daughter told sheriff’s deputies her mother […]

Correction on school board FOIA flap

In the Nov. 2 article, “School board answers Roesner’s questions,” The Oxford Leader reported, “According to district officials, (Kallie) Roesner has filed 37 FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) requests against the district over the last 18 months.” Board Vice President Kim Shumaker said to Roesner in a statement during the Oct. 25 school board meeting, […]

Swim team reigns supreme at dual meet

Oxford’s Lady Wildcats beat Troy Athens High with a final score of 129 – 57 at a dual meet October 27. The team is now 3-1 overall in the Oxford Athletics Association (OAA). The results were as follows: In the 200 Medley Relay, Oxford’s A Relay of sophomore Claire Alexander, junior Victoria Mc Clenaghan, junior […]

School board answers Roesner’s questions

At a board meeting last Tuesday, Oxford’s board of education publicly answered nearly 40 questions for clarification which had been posed by Oxford Township resident and board of education candidate Kallie Roesner. Roesner had sent the questions via email October 18, regarding the finances of Oxford Schools Early College (OSEC), Oxford Virtual Academy (OVA), and […]

Spisz faces McClellan in commissioner race

Incumbent Michael Spisz and challenger Michelle McClellan are vying for the two-year District 3 seat on the Oakland County Board of Commissioners in the Nov. 8 general election. District 3 includes townships of Addison, Brandon, Oakland and Oxford. It also includes the villages of Ortonville, Leonard and Oxford. Spisz (R-Oxford) has represented the district since […]

Folks get free eye exams

Around 75 folks – veterans, their families and community members – received free, comprehensive eye exams Saturday at the Oxford American Legion Post 108. Approximately 10 eye doctors volunteered their talents for the six-hour event along with 20 support technicians and externs in the Henry Ford College Ophthalmic Technician Program. Participating doctors and technicians examined […]

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