Historical society seeks Oxford-related donations for museum

The Northeast Oakland Historical Society is looking for donations of Oxford High School yearbooks – 1980, 1988, 1989, 1997 and all yearbooks 2000 to present. The society is also in need of player piano rolls – especially Christmas tunes. Other items that pertain to Oxford – advertising, souvenir pieces, made in Oxford items – are […]

Christmas comes early to Lakeville

Lakeville Elementary held a special Breakfast with Santa event on Saturday morning to kick off the holiday season. Kids enjoyed a delicious breakfast, visited with Jolly Old Saint Nick, then purchased small Christmas gifts for various family members.  

Merry Christmas from Oxford to you!

Oxford’s annual Christmas parade rolled through the downtown area Saturday afternoon spreading plenty of holiday cheer and warm feelings to folks, young and old. Ho, ho, ho! For more photos from the parade, pick up your copy of The Oxford Leader today!

Oxford woman to appear on “The Price is Right”

Tammy Barber got to “come on down!” She appeared as a contestant on “The Price is Right” in an episode that was taped Sept. 8. “It was the experience of a lifetime,” said the 46-year-old Oxford resident. “I can’t believe it. It’s so unreal.” The episode will air Monday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m. on CBS […]

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 […]