Leader honored by Press Association

It was a big night May 10 for The Oxford Leader during the Michigan Press Association’s (MPA) Annual Convention and Gala in East Lansing. The weekly community newspaper that’s been around since 1898 and owned by the Sherman family since 1955 came in third for the Newspaper of the Year Award in Weekly Circulation Class […]

Softball team 3-1 for the week

The Oxford girls varsity softball team went 3-1 last week. May 10 came with both a win and a loss for the Oxford team in a doubleheader against North Farmington. In Game 1 that day, the Lady Cats fell with a 3-1 score and then followed that up with a 14-4 win in Game 2. […]

Marilyn A. Schils

Marilyn A. Schils, a longtime resident of Oxford, passed away on May 8, 2018. She was 86. She was a loving mother, a devout catholic and a proud “Yooper.” Following her husband’s death in 1996, Marilyn became very active in the community and was a parishioner at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Orion for […]

Watch royal wedding at OUMC

Oxford United Methodist Church is inviting the community to a royal celebration tea fund-raiser on Saturday, May 19 from 2 to 5 p.m. Highlights of this event will include a viewing of the royal wedding on the “big screen,” musical entertainment and a silent auction with more than $2,000 worth of unique items. Food and […]

Public Notice: Oxford Schools

Oxford Community Schools is accepting proposals from a qualified organization to operate and manage the Natatorium located at Oxford High School. There will be a mandatory bidders’ meeting at Noon on Monday, May 21, 2018 within the Board Room at the Administration Building located at 10 N. Washington Street, Oxford, MI. 48371. Completed Proposals are […]

Public Notice: Oxford/Oxford Twp.

application for deferment of summer 2018 taxes The Charter Township of Oxford is currently accepting applications for summer 2018 tax deferments for both Oxford Twp. taxes and Oxford Village taxes. To qualify, a household must also be 62 years of age or older, paraplegic, hemiplegic, quadriplegic, eligible service person, veteran, widow or widower, blind or […]

Public Notice: Oxford

NOTICE OF JOB OPPORTUNITY D.P.W. Seasonal Employee The Village of Oxford is seeking qualified applicants for the seasonal Department of Public Works Laborer. Wage is $10.50 per hour depending on qualifications and experience. Applications available at Oxford Village Hall, 22 West Burdick Street, Oxford. Position will perform a broad range of manual labor and semi-skilled […]

Milton Arthur Francis

Milton Arthur Francis, a lifelong resident of Oxford, passed away May 3, 2018. He was 90. He was born in Oxford on April 23, 1928, to the late Donald Francis and Bernice Groover. Milton loyally served his country in the United States Army post WWII. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BS in […]