Police: Subtenant tries to hit property owner with vehicle

OXFORD TWP. – A 35-year-old Dearborn man accused of attempting to hit the owner of a local gas station property with his vehicle was arrested last week. Mozeid Muzayed Kaid was arraigned Friday in Rochester Hills 52-3 District Court on charges of felonious assault and reckless driving. He was released from county jail after posting […]

Close vote in GOP primary for state Senate

Folks who have doubts about whether their votes count should talk to Mike McCready and Jim Tedder. McCready edged out Tedder by 288 votes in the Aug. 7 Republican primary race for the 12th District seat in the state Senate, according to the unofficial results posted by the Oakland County Elections Division. McCready garnered 12,512 […]

Forbes magazine recognizes Leonard wealth manager

For the second consecutive year, Leonard resident Matt Biddinger has been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the 500 up-and-coming wealth advisors across the county on its Top Next Generation Wealth Advisors list. Biddinger works as a private wealth manager and vice president for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management at its Troy location. 2017 marked […]

Downtown toy store expands to outlet mall

After eight years of selling novelty toys, stuffed animals, games and more in downtown Oxford, the Funky Monkey toy store recently opened a second location at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills. When industry giant Toys “R” Us showed signs of closing, Funky Monkey owner Tom Jones saw an opportunity to take the Toys […]

Heeere’s Shelby! Leader welcomes new reporter

There’s a new reporter covering the community and helping to fill the pages of The Oxford Leader. Her name is Shelby Tankersley. A recent graduate of Oakland University and a resident of Davison, Tankersley’s beats will include Oxford Community Schools, Addison Township and high school sports. Tankersley became interested in journalism from watching the television […]

Award-winning historic horse farm part of stable tour

There was plenty of activity at the Old Magnolia Farm in Addison Township Sunday afternoon. Folks of all ages wandered through the spacious barn, petted the gentle horses and walked the lush grounds as part of the Metamora Hunt Club’s annual stable tour. Six area horse farms were part of this self-guided tour that gave […]

Looking good, Oxford! Ten win beautification awards

Attractive communities don’t just magically happen. They require buckets of sweat, tireless commitment and most importantly, property owners who care deeply about enhancing and maintaining their curb appeal. Fortunately, Oxford Village has plenty of the latter as demonstrated by the winners of the 26th Annual Beautification Awards. The list was released last week. Seven homes, […]

Police Reports Aug. 15, 2018

An Oxford woman stuck in slow-moving traffic around 2:00 p.m. on Aug. 4 saw what appeared to be the driver of the Toyota Yaris in front of her punch the passenger of the vehicle in the face. When traffic was at a standstill, she approached the car to see if everything was all right and […]

Come early, stay late, win big!

Come early, stay late, win big!

Did you hear the roar? Did you feel the ground shake? Did your heart suddenly swell with Wildcat pride? At 7:30 a.m. Monday morning, the 2018 Oxford football season officially began as the varsity team set foot on the famous blue turf for its first practice. Head Coach Bud Rowley is busy preparing his men […]

Oxford’s Masked Man returns!

Oxford’s Masked Man returns!

Silver bullets were flying through the air as the Lone Ranger, portrayed by Maryland resident Garry Cherricks, did some fancy shooting to entertain the crowd during Saturday’s Lone Ranger Parade and Festival. He’s been bringing the fictional masked lawman to life since 2005. For tons of event photos, please pick up a copy of The […]