Hail to the King and Queen!

Hail to the King and Queen!

Oxford High School seniors Marcus Hufnagel (right) and Abigail Trbovich were crowned King and Queen during Friday night’s homecoming game. Photo by Matt Johnson. For photos of the whole Homecoming Court and the parade that happened beforehand the big game, pick up a copy of this week’s Oxford Leader for just $1!

Cats clinch playoff spot; Tabert scores six TDs

Caleb Tabert wasn’t crowned king Friday night, but he was certainly the big hero of Oxford’s homecoming game. Tabert scored six of the Wildcats’ eight touchdowns in their 56-17 drubbing of Bloomfield Hills. When interviewed about his stellar performance on the field, Tabert had no desire to toot his own horn. To him, it was […]

Township moves forward with solicitor ordinance

It appears peddlers, solicitors and transient merchants looking to turn a quick buck in Oxford Township could soon be subject to the two Rs – registration and regulation. Last week, the township board held a first reading of a proposed ordinance amendment that would allow these types of salespeople to conduct their business as long […]

Spaghetti dinner

Lakeville’s Cemetery Auxiliary will host a spaghetti dinner fund-raiser on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 1447 Milmine in Lakeville. There will be seatings at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Carryouts will be available. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for kids ages 6-12. Kids age 5 and under eat free. For more information, please call […]

Ahoy! Buoy ahead in Lakeville

Driving through Lakeville in Addison Township, you can’t help but notice this thing. It’s 17 feet tall, has a red-and-white color scheme and resembles a giant fishing bobber. But that’s not what it is. It’s actually a piece of Michigan maritime history that was once used to let approaching vessels know there was safe water […]

Stair chairs help firefighters move patients, avoid injuries

Having to move people in the midst of medical emergencies up or down stairs can be a difficult task that puts both patients and firefighters at risk. But thanks to some new equipment purchased by the Addison Township Fire Department with grant money,  moving patients from an upper floor or basement just got a whole […]

Roesner fires back at school board

More than three weeks after her  conversations with  Michigan Department of Education officials sparked inquiry into whether or not Oxford Schools was illegally operating a boarding school, Kallie Roesner came to the Oct. 9 board of education meeting to scold trustees for airing strong comments on the state’s letter, which named Roesner. “Comments were made […]

52 get free eye exams at Post 108

Fifty-two people got their eyes checked free of charge on Saturday at American Legion Post 108 in Oxford. For the fourth straight year, a group of ophthalmologists, technicians and students from the Henry Ford College Ophthalmic Technician Program donated their time and talents to provide comprehensive eye exams to military veterans, their family members and […]

New pantry open for business

After months of planning, working and waiting, Oxford-Orion FISH was finally able to open the doors to its new pantry Monday and begin providing free food to people who need it. Located at 1060 S. Lapeer Rd., just south of Drahner Rd., the 5,000-square-foot facility is roomy, bright, easy to navigate and pleasing to the […]

Hey, Sarge – I mean, Lieutenant

Benjamin “B.J.” Frantz has moved up the ladder in the Oxford Fire Department. Last week, the township board voted 7-0 to promote him to the position of lieutenant fire inspector effective Oct. 16. He will fill the position vacated by Brad Horton, who retired in May after 33 years with the department. Frantz, a 2000 […]

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