Fire destroys trailor in Lake Villa

Oxford firefighters responded to the scene of a structure fire that occurred April 22 in the 70 block of Dunlap Circle. Around 2:06 p.m., the fire department received an emergency call that an outside wall of a residence in the Lake Villa Manufacutured Home Communuty on Lakeville Road had caught fire. It was initially determined […]

Addison board places police millage on Aug. ballot

When Addison voters go to the polls Aug. 3., they will be asked to renew their police millage. Last week, the Addison Township Board voted unamiously to ask voters to renew the current 3.4874-mill tax, which funds the community’s police services contract with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department. The previous millage expired with December 2009 […]

Strong FML start for Cats as they thump Clio

The strong start to the Flint Metro League season continued for the Oxford varsity boys and girls track teams as they each defeated Clio on Wednesday, April 21. The Boys defeated the Mustangs 109-28 after taking first place in 16 of the 17 events on the day, including three sweeps. Clio swept the high jump, […]

Rough week for lacrosse squad

It was a rough week for the Wildcat Varsity Lacrosse team as the offense struggled to score goals in their two games this week. In their first game against Swartz Creek on Monday, April 19, the Wildcats lost a tough 5-4 decision in a game that was close throughout. ‘It was a game we felt […]

Sluggers win one, lose one

The varsity Baseball team finally lost in the Flint Metro League after splitting an April 26 double-header against Flint Kearsley. Oxford won the opening game 6-0 behind a strong pitching performance from senior Billy Kammerer, who tossed a three hit shutout, striking out five and walking two. He also had two hits and a RBI. […]

Booters capture first league win

Varsity Girls Soccer Coach Larry Ferris was very happy with how well his team played last week as they were able to capture their first Flint Metro League victory of the season against Clio on Monday, April 19. According to Ferris, the girls dominated the game against Clio, beating them 3-2 to earn their first […]

Softball losing streak at four

It was a rough week for the Varsity Softball team as they lost all four games they played this week against North Farmington and Flint Kearsley. In their doubleheader on Friday, April 23 against North Farmington, the Wildcat bats were silent as they scored a total of three runs in the two games. They lost […]

A young lady surrounded by love

‘Thank you isn’t enough,? said 18-year-old Rachel Mason, of Commerce Township. On Jan. 23, Glitz Salons and LA Cafe & Java coordinated a fund raiser in Rachel’s honor. Donations were $20 with pizza, soda and deserts provided. All proceeds go towards Rachel’s medical bills for cancer treatments. What started out as a sore shoulder, led […]

Superintendent says next bond is years away

Lately, the words ‘Future bond issue? have come up in certain Clarkston community school discussion topics. So when is Clarkston community schools looking for another bond issue? Why is another needed? ‘The schools aren’t looking at another bond issue for another six years,? said Superintendent Dr. Al Roberts. ‘There is no imminent plan for a […]

16-year-old Addison boy saves family from fire

A 16-year-old Addison Township boy is a hero after saving his family from a fire that occurred in their home on Thursday, April 29. ‘He is the real hero,? said Addison Township Fire Chief Jerry Morawski. Addison Township firefighters responded to a house fire at 2750 Drahner Road around 2:53 a.m. While they were en […]