Extra! Extra! Support your local Lions!

Extra! Extra! Support your local Lions!

 Folks who purchase this newspaper from a member of the Oxford Lions Club between Thursday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 3 will have the satisfaction of knowing their money will enable local families in need to enjoy a very merry Christmas. Proceeds from every copy the Lions Club sells as part of its annual Goodfellow […]

Farewell Lakeville: Church holds final service

On a chilly, gray morning, the last prayers were uttered, the last communion was administered and the last hymn was sung as Lakeville United Methodist Church (UMC) conducted its last service Nov. 27. “I cried after communion because it was just so final,” said Leonard resident Marlene Mallia, who’s been attending the church with her […]

Groveland man, 21, killed in crash

A 21-year-old Groveland Township man was killed in a crash early Sunday morning on Oakwood Rd., east of Coats Rd., in Oxford Township. Joseph Fuentes was driving a 2001 Lexus 300 west on Oakwood Rd., approaching Coats Rd., when his vehicle left the roadway and struck several trees, according to a statement released by the […]

Benefit for cancer battle

A benefit lunch/dinner and raffle for Oxford native Kyle Cooper, who was diagnosed with esophageal cancer which recently spread to his brain, is set to take place at Elks Lodge in Addison Township on December 10 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Kathy Cooper, the wife of Kyle and an organizer of the benefit, said the […]

Council wants ‘residential’ future for Glaspie site

Oxford Village officials made it crystal clear the property at 98 S. Glaspie St. should be marketed and sold for “residential use only.” That was the motion council approved last week in a 5-0 vote. “I’m not interested in anything other than residential,” said village President Sue Bossardet. “I’m of the exact same mindset,” said […]

Parkhurst to serve as grand marshal for Christmas parade

Jim Parkhurst will finally be able to give his poor, aching feet a rest this year because he’s not marching with his fellow military veterans in Oxford’s Christmas parade Dec. 3. That’s because he’ll be riding in a vehicle as the guest of honor. Parkhurst will serve as grand marshal for the parade, which is […]

Some int’l students moving to Rochester College

Long-awaited guidance from Homeland Security on the operations of the Oxford International Program (OIP) has finally come– bringing changes to the program. In short, all second and third-year international students will begin attending courses on the Rochester College campus, beginning in the second semester and their coursework will no longer take place on-site at Oxford […]

DDA to explore trolley to connect Oxford, Orion

Interest was expressed, but no commitments were made regarding a proposed trolley service to shuttle shoppers and diners to locations in Oxford and Orion. Last week, the Oxford Downtown Development Authority (DDA) board voted 7-2 to move forward with exploring the idea. “I just assume this would be huge with the business owners, especially the […]