Spikers stay undefeated

The Varsity volleyball team downed another Oakland Activities Association team this past week to remain undefeated in the OAA White. Birmingham Groves made the trek up to Oxford on Tuesday, Sept. 28 and lost to the Wildcats in five sets. Oxford was led offensively by senior Casey Novak, who had 13 kills and junior Kate […]

Committee finalizes grand opening plans for Spraypark

The countdown is on. ‘Countdown to the Big Splash? is set for Sunday, Sept. 12 as the Renee Przybylski Memorial Spraypark is opened to the public one year after fund-raising began. ‘It will be a party atmosphere, but we’re going with a countdown theme,? Kelly Arcello, Spraypark committee chairperson, said. The celebration begins at 2 […]

Clarkston lends a helping hand to Habitat for Humanity

Members of the Clarkston Christian Coalition were in full force Aug. 22-28 as they donated $20,000 and helped build new homes for Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County’s ‘Blitz Build? in Pontiac. The blitz was designed to be a practice for the group’s participation in next year’s Jimmy Carter Work Project, an endeavor hoping to […]

Library brings foreign feel to growing movie collection

Couldn’t make it to the Sundance Film Festival this year in Park City, Utah? Don’t worry. The Independence Township Public Library has a solution for that. The library recently teamed up with Film Movement, an independent film distributor, to bring first-run indie films to the smaller screens of the greater Clarkston area. ‘Many of the […]

Red-letter day for new sister schools

Oxford Community Schools (OCS) took a big step forward in its global education effort when they signed a sister school agreement with Northeast Yucai School of Shenyang, China on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The agreement will lead to future student and teacher exchanges between the districts, business internships and language camps. More than 700 students, faculty […]

Movie uses Lakeville Lake as location

The growing movie industry in Michigan found it’s way to Addison Township as big named stars spent a day filming a few scenes for the upcoming film ‘Reasonable Bunch?. Demi Moore, Kate Bosworth and Thomas Haden Church star in ‘Reasonable Bunch?, a comedy about a dysfunctional family trying set aside and overcome their differences to […]

Sample foods, music from around globe

Who needs 80 days to travel the world in order to sample authentic delicacies. Oxford residents can spend less than 80 minutes, or more if they would like, sampling international food at Oxford High School before the OHS Choir program presents ‘Journey, A Travel Around the Musical World,? on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. […]

Girls finish 3rd at OC X-country championships

The competition was stiff as 41 teams throughout Oakland County brought their best seven runners to battle it out at the Oakland County Cross Country Championships at Kensington Metropark on Saturday, Oct. 9. The Wildcats were represented well, as the girls finished third overall, which was the highest finish ever for a Oxford girls cross […]

Burkeen enrolls at Interlochen Center

Former Oxford High School student Connor Burkeen was accepted into one of the most prestigious fine arts boarding schools in the world. Burkeen, 15 and a Lapeer resident, recently enrolled at the Interlochen Center for the Arts to study Motion Picture Arts. ‘It has been something that I have wanted for such a long time […]

‘Herbal Fare? takes over Depot Park

With music filling the air and sun shining down on Depot Park, the Clarkston Farm and Garden Club hosted more than 200 people to sample favorite recipes from ‘Somewhere in Thyme,? the group’s latest fund-raising endeavor at their Aug. 19 luncheon downtown. The sold-out event resulted from club committee members who attended similar taste fairs […]