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. […]

Artist follows her heart when it comes to life’s passion

Ruth Coulson is a good example of what happens when you listen to your heart and devote your life to something you truly love. An artist working in clay since the 1970s, Coulson will be featured in this year’s Arts and Apples Festival in Rochester Hills Sept. 10-12. ‘I’ve been creative my whole life,? Coulson […]

100 Oxford grads perform to honor Lew Wilson

A total of 100 past choir and band members of Lewis Wilson gathered together on Sunday, Oct. 3 at Oxford High School to honor and celebrate the man they called, teacher, friend and mentor. ‘It was awesome,? Wilson said. ‘It was probably the highest honor that any teacher could ever receive, especially when you get […]

Talking with their hands

Students at Oxford High School have a third language option if studying Spanish or Chinese doesn’t stir their inquisitive minds. Sign Language. The Board of Education approved the newest addition to the world language program in the summer of 2009. So far in 2010, the first year of the program, the class has been a […]

X-country teams take 2nd, 3rd at jamboree

So far the Varsity Cross Country teams have shown that they can hang with the best in the Oakland Activities Association. In the second OAA jamboree on Sept. 28, the girls placed second while the boys finished third. Just like previous races, sophomore captain Brooke Kovacic won the event, finishing with a time of 18:53.2, […]