Lakeville Elementary gets playground upgrade

It’s new, it’s colorful, and it’s sure to keep children entertained during recess. Lakeville Elementary got an upgraded playground thanks to the hard work of Lakeville’s Parent School Council (PSC) and the community. A volunteer group of approximately 50 parents, district staff-members, and community members worked to install the new play structure last Friday and […]

Body discovered in woods may be missing woman from group home

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office says the body of a female believed to be 63-year-old Theresa Adams was discovered by deputies around 11 a.m. Thursday morning, in a wooded area near Hummer Lake and Metamora roads. General characteristics of the body are reported to be consistent with those of Adams. An autopsy is scheduled to […]

Runner places 3rd in AAU Jr. Olympics

While athletes from around the globe gathered at the Rio Olympics, young athletes from across the nation were gathering in Houston, Texas for the 2016 AAU Junior Olympics July 27-August 6 to compete in more than 17 different sporting events. One such athlete was Sam McMaken, of Oxford, who was one of more than 14,000 […]

East, Guthrie, Meyers seek school board seats

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 of the community and school district. They include: Stacey Beane, Dan D’Alessandro, Tom Donnelly, Katherine East, Jennifer W. Guthrie, Bruce Meyers, Kallie Roesner, Heather Shafer, and Rick Vandecar. The […]

Landscaping biz awards free services to residents in need

A Lake Orion landscape business, Joe’s Lawn Care, is changing the landscape of community service one lawn at a time. Owner Joe Highlen and his brother Charlie Highlen, both of Lake Orion, recently provided free lawn makeovers to three people who needed the help, including two Oxford residents. Joe’s Lawn Care LLC is a private […]

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 […]

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