Fashion show raises nearly $5K for scholarships

Oxford area retailers showed off some of the season’s latest fashions at the Oxford Women’s Club Annual Fashion Show Oct. 5. With around 200 in attendance, the event raised nearly $5,000 for Oxford student scholarships, according to Oxford Women’s Club Treasurer Nancy Wray. “The vendors were wonderful… they all just did a super job. Great […]

Village honors property owners with beautification awards

A group of folks who help make Oxford Village an attractive place in which to live, work and play were honored Oct. 4 by the Beautification Commission. Six residential properties and three commercial ones were recognized as part of the 24th Annual Beautification Awards program held in the village’s community room. “This is our first […]

Plugs, not pumps, power pickup

Plugs, not pumps, power pickup

  Bob Warnke got behind the wheel of the Chevy S-10 pickup truck he converted into a pure-electric vehicle in order to demonstrate it for OHS auto students. Watching with interest are (from left) Mike McDonough, Jacob Stuter, Cameron Barsanti, Hunter Downey and Hudson Butler. For the full story, please see “Plugs, not pumps, power […]

School board candidates make their cases

Nearly 60 people showed up to Boulder Pointe on Sept. 29 for the Oxford School Board Candidate Forum hosted by Rod Charles. The format for the evening included minute and a half opening statements by candidates and one minute each to answer questions provided by the audience. Present at the forum were candidates Tom Donnelly, […]

Scout builds new sandbox for Kingsbury

Sandboxes are where childhood memories are made. And now, thanks to Life Scout Joe Legault, Kingsbury Country Day School in Addison Township has a brand new one for little ones to dig around in and build castles like they’re at the beach. On Saturday morning, the Oxford High School junior led a group of fellow […]

Boy dedicated birthday to canine rescue

While other kids his age may ask for toys or gadgets for their birthday, Oxford resident Dylan Warren requested only one thing of his guests – kindness. Dylan held his 9th birthday party last weekend and asked his classmates to bring gifts, not for him, but for the K-9 Stray Rescue League in Oxford. Among […]

Club bestows valor award upon duty

Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputy Gary McClure was recently honored by The Hundred Club of Detroit with a valor award for the courage he exhibited in helping to save the life of a woman who was shot multiple times by her husband last year. Receiving this prestigious award was “bittersweet” for McClure, who will celebrate 30 […]

Village voters to decide on charter changes

In the Nov. 8 general election, Oxford Village voters are being asked to do something that hasn’t been done since Jimmy Carter occupied the White House – amend the municipality’s charter. Six proposed amendments are on the two-page, two-sided ballot. Village attorney Bob Davis, who’s been working closely with council on revising the charter since […]

Open house Oct. 9

Due to the threat of rain over the weekend, the Oxford Fire Department cancelled its open house and moved it to Sunday, Oct. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. It will take place at Station #1 (96 N. Washington St.).