Briefs

Council elects officers The Oxford Village Council elected its officers at the Dec. 13 meeting. Sue Bossardet was re-elected as village president, while Erik Dolan was elected to serve as president pro tem. Missing flag sought Oxford American Legion Post 108 is asking that a missing U.S. Coast Guard flag with gold fringe be returned. […]

Helpful Lions

Members of the Oxford Lions Club played Santa Claus to 37 local families in need this holiday season. They packed boxes with food and household items, and wrapped toys and clothing for a total of 92 individuals – 34 youths, 30 adults and 28 senior citizens. Helping make this all possible was the $4,920 the […]

A holly, jolly good time with Youth Assistance

Oxford-Addison Youth Assistance held a Christmas party for some deserving kids Friday night at Collier Lanes. There was bowling, pizza, gift cards and a special visit from Santa Claus that put everyone in a merry mood.  

Community papers of MI elects Rush as prez

East Lansing, Mich., December 13, 2016 – Community Papers of Michigan (CPM) recently conducted their election of Board Officers, and elected Don Rush to serve as president to lead the association for a three-year term.  The election took place during CPM’s final board meeting of 2016, conducted at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center located […]

They’re not gone: As long as we remember their lives, sacrifices

Beneath a pristine blanket of snow, surrounded by frozen earth, they slumber. Though they served at different times, in different places and in different ways, they are all responsible for the liberty, peace and security Americans enjoy today. Some have been gone for decades. Others, for months. But we who still live and breathe are […]

Christmas is in the air!

Christmas is in the air!

  As can be expected, there was no shortage of Christmas activities happening in the Oxford area over the weekend. Daniel Axford and Leonard elementary schools hosted events where kids got to visit with Santa Claus, enjoy a bite to eat and make or buy Christmas gifts for their family members. For photos, see Page […]

Santa and his little helpers

Students at Daniel Axford and Leonard elementaries didn’t have to brave the malls to do their Christmas shopping this year. They got to do it all at their schools. On Friday night and Saturday morning, students were given opportunities to purchase or make a variety of fun gifts for their family members. They were also […]

Pistons bring Christmas cheer to Crossroads

OXFORD TWP. – Christmas came early to the Crossroads for Youth campus as a group of big-hearted folks associated with the Detroit Pistons spent part of Saturday afternoon decorating for the holiday season and socializing with the kids. Pistons with a Purpose, a philanthropic community service organization made up of people connected to the NBA […]

OHS cafeteria may get $97K in renovations

Oxford High School’s cafeteria may get a new look after potential renovations projected to cost nearly $97,000 were unveiled at the Dec. 5 board of education meeting. According to Oxford Schools Nutrition Services Director Karen Bissett, the expansion would allow staff to serve reimbursable lunches to students more quickly and provide more options to students, […]

Snow day? Yay!

Oxford students got the day off from school Monday as the area was hit with its first big winter storm of the season. A total of 8 to 11 inches was dumped on southeast Michigan, according to the National Weather Service. The snow started after midnight on Sunday, Dec. 11 and fell steadily until around […]

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