Spring was in the fair!

Oxford and Daniel Axford elementary schools held their annual spring fair Friday night. Games, prizes and treats abounded as students and parents enjoyed some good old-fashioned family fun.  

OHS opening to those without power

Due to the severity of the power outages in our area, Oxford Community Schools is providing a temporary warming center to residents who are without power. To provide relief from cold temperatures, Oxford High School will be open from Friday, March 10 at 8 p.m.  until Saturday, March 11 at 10 a.m. According to the […]

Take him down!

Take him down!

Oxford High School senior Garrett Tyrell has an opponent wrapped up at the state individual wrestling finals held last week at the Palace of Auburn Hills. For the story, please see “Four grapplers place at state finals.” Photo by Wendi Reardon Price/The Clarkston News.

DDA makes its pick for director

Hands down, Cheri LaFlamme Szcodronski is the Oxford Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA) pick to fill the vacant executive director position. On Monday night, the DDA board voted 9-0 to authorize Chairperson Sue Bossardet to negotiate an employment contract with the resident of Hillsborough, North Carolina. “I like Cheri’s passion. I like her passion a lot,” […]

Oxford substation is tops at clearing cases

When it comes to solving cases and catching bad guys, the Oakland County Sheriff’s substation in Oxford Twp. is Number One. That’s not bragging. That’s what the numbers show. Oxford’s substation had the highest clearance rate of the sheriff’s 12 substations for 2016. A total of 62.1 percent of the criminal cases were cleared, or […]

‘He was a coach’s coach’: Remembering Elmer Ball

‘He was a coach’s coach’: Remembering Elmer Ball

A good coach makes a difference in a young athlete’s life. A great coach makes his mark on an entire team. A legendary coach leaves a lasting impression on a community. But Elmer Ball wouldn’t want to be called good or great, and he definitely would have taken issue with legendary. That’s because Ball, who […]

Little men, leading ladies

Mothers and sons filled Devil’s Ridge Golf Club Saturday night for the annual dance held just for them by the Oxford Township Parks and Recreation Department.  

Local man’s van wins at Autorama

Kurt Graham isn’t your typical artist. Instead of canvas or clay, his medium is cars. And his latest work, a modified 1963 Corvair Panel Van, won first place in the Mild Van category at the Detroit Autorama custom car showcase, held Feb. 24-26. Graham, a 1980 Oxford High graduate, first purchased the van for a […]

Council forms committee to find temporary mgr.

Oxford Village is taking steps to fill the manager position on a temporary basis. Last week, council approved a series of motions designed to hopefully have someone in place on April 1. March 31 is Manager Joe Young’s last day on the job he’s held since June 2004. Council voted 3-2 to terminate his employment […]

Chairman Bell resigns from PC

If the Oxford Township Planning Commission were a motel, there would be a big neon sign above it right now flashing the word “vacancy.” Of course, the irony is that sign would constitute an ordinance violation. Anyway . . . Last week, Chairman Todd Bell resigned his seat, effectively immediately, citing the demands of his […]

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