Plan in works to help at-risk kids raise test scores

Plans are being put together to intervene with at-risk students to help bring up the Michigan Merit Exam (MME) and ACT test scores at Oxford High School At the community forum held on Tuesday, Sept. 21, Superintendent of Oxford Community Schools Dr. William Skilling said that plans are being worked on to help at-risk students […]

OHS equestrians win 11th straight district championship

One cannot spell district championship with out an O, H and S as the Oxford High School Equestrian Team captured it’s 11th straight district championship this past weekend. On Sunday, Sept. 26, the Wildcats took on teams from Lapeer West, Clarkston, Brandon, Romeo and Rochester Stoney Creek in the A division. They ended up with […]

Booters put one in the win column

The Varsity Boys Soccer team got back in the win column this week after they stopped the Pontiac Phoenix from rising with a crushing 6-1 victory on Thursday, Sept. 23. Oxford got on the board early when junior Mike Kitchner scored two goals in the first six minutes, and junior Marco Bonfiglio got a goal […]

Spikers win Frankenmuth Invite

The Varsity Volleyball team took to the road and headed up to Frankenmuth to take part in a 16-team invitational on Saturday, Sept. 25, where they finished 5-0-1 on the day and took home the championship trophy. They defeated Clio, Carlson, Andover and Tawas before taking on host Frankenmuth in the finals. In the championship […]

Swimmers suffer first OAA loss

The Wildcats varsity girl swimmers headed into a showdown in the OAA Blue division against Clarkston and came just short, losing 109-77. Head Coach Jackie Rank was pleased with how well the girls swam, despite battling injuries and sickness. Oxford currently sits at 2-1 in the blue division, and 3-2 overall. The results are as […]

Spraypark mural adds vibrant color, paintings to new park

While playing in the newly opened Spraypark inside Clintonwood Park, water enthusiasts will notice a colorful mural on the side of the utility shed, a creation brought to life by one caring Clarkston resident. Mary Himburg had been following progress with the memorial Spraypark as soon as fund-raising efforts began. Himburg was touched by the […]

Warm weather draws large crowds to Labor Day parade

‘We love a Labor Day parade.? As Jim Tedder, Clarkston Rotarian and parade disc jockey, made this announcement, residents grabbed lawn chairs and sunglasses as they made themselves comfortable for the 2004 Labor Day parade. Close to 50 entries took their turns parading down Main Street in the event hosted by the Clarkston Rotary. Warm […]

Local artists bring Clarkston feel to Art in the Village

Close to 100 artists will fill Depot Park Sept. 18-19 for the 30th Art in the Village. While many of this year’s featured artists represent areas from around the country, two individuals will help keep the Clarkston feel going strong downtown: Karey Bassett and Colleen Truesdell. Bassett, of Clarkston, works with beads and will be […]

North Sasahabaw building community ties with fair

The staff and families of North Sashabaw Elementary School are hoping to get to know the community around them a little better. On Sept. 18, the school is opening its doors to the surrounding neighborhoods for the NSE Community Fair for a day of games, fun and meeting new people. ‘There’s a lot of really […]

Vial of Life program helps residents in an emergency

Do you have a red sticker on your refrigerator door? If not, you might want one; it might just save your life. After a year of positive feedback, the Independence Township Fire Department is continuing to offer its ‘Vial of Life? program, an endeavor to keep members of the community safe in a medical emergency. […]