Homemade Trump sign vandalized

As political campaigns heat up locally, so do incidents of vandalism. Alex and Marcia McKinnon, of Oxford, posted a political sign on their 68-acre farm, only to have it defaced several days later. Marcia, a former art teacher, created the political sign herself in an effort to express her opinion in regards to November’s general […]

Cheer teams win awards

Oxford High’s junior varsity and varsity sideline cheer teams came home from cheer camp with more than just a fresh grasp on some new stunts. They also came home with awards. North American Spirit hosted the Spirit 2-Day Power Camp in Frankenmuth, Michigan on Aug. 2 and 3. Though North American Spirit has several cheer […]

Public Safety

Aug. 13: Oxford Village police received a report at 10:37 p.m. that a caller had found a medium-sized black and brown dog, possibly a black lab, with no collar on Silverbell/Lapeer Rd. Police advised the caller to post a photo of the dog on the Facebook page “For the Love of Louie.” Aug. 12: Oakland […]

School millage proposals to appear on Nov. ballot

The Oxford Board of Education voted 5-0 Aug. 9 to approve a resolution that put two millage proposals on the Nov. 8 ballot, following the defeat of a $5 million-per-year operating tax which appeared in the primary election August 2. Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations Sam Barna said this move will split the previous […]

Beane, D’Alessandro, Donnelly seeking school board seats

This year’s election for the Oxford Board of Education promises to be a competitive one, based on the number of candidates who filed with the Oakland County Elections Division. Nine people are vying for three open seats on the board. All board members have four-year terms. Many of the school board candidates are active members […]

Cops searching for missing group home patient

On Friday, Aug. 5 at approximately 9:20 a.m, deputies from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Oxford Township Substation responded to a call from the Deerwood Manor Group Home (1095 Hummer Lake Rd.) regarding a missing 63-year-old patient, who had walked away from the home while the staff was preparing breakfast. It was reported that Theresa […]

Vet organizes golf outing to benefit local rescue groups

Veterinary Home Care will host its Second Annual Putts for Paws event on Sunday, September 11 at the Devil’s Ridge Golf Club (3700 Metamora Rd.) in Oxford Township. The outing is an 18-hole, four-person scramble that will commence with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Participants can also practice their long-shot at the driving range starting […]

Bond refunding expected to save school taxpayers $7M

Oxford school district taxpayers can expect to save nearly $7 million in debt interest after the board of education voted 5-0 to approve a refunding bond resolution on July 26. The bonds refunded the district’s outstanding 2006 Refunding Bonds and the district’s 2010 School Building and Site Bonds, Series A. This resolution authorized the sale […]

Davissons celebrate 60 years of wedded bliss

“In sickness and in health.” Those are the vows Randy and Mary Ellen Davisson, of Oxford, take to heart as they celebrate their 60th year of wedded bliss. The couple met locally during their teen years. According to the pair, the beginning of their story was anything but “love at first sight.” Randy recalled splashing […]

Polly Ann Trail to host Bicycle Bash Aug. 27

Family, fun and fitness will converge on Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Polly Ann Trail Bicycle Bash, hosted by the Polly Ann Trail Management Council, from 8:15 to 11:45 a.m. at Lakeville Elementary School (1400 E. Lakeville Rd.). This “Bike Rodeo and Scavenger Hunt” will take place in two parts. The first part of the […]

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