Wildcats enjoy fall tradition

Last week, Oxford celebrated homecoming with the usual parade, big football game, and the crowning of a king and queen. For the game story, visit the sports tab. For more photos of the homecoming court, pick up a copy of the Oxford Leader for $1.  

Free, discounted meals available to students affected by auto strike

As members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) continue their nationwide strike against General Motors, Oxford Community Schools is reminding folks that help is available to ensure students affected by it don’t go hungry. Children from families whose income has been negatively impacted by the strike, which began Sept. 15, may qualify for free or […]

Fash bash

It was a packed house Oct. 2 at the Boulder Pointe Golf Club and Banquet Center as the Oxford Women’s Club hosted its annual fashion show to raise money for its scholarship fund. Elegant models displayed clothing and accessories from Boulevard Boutique in downtown Oxford and Kim Rose Fashions in Grand Blanc. For more photos, […]

Fall fund-raiser to buy food to help animals survive winter

An Oxford-based animal rescue and sanctuary will open its gates and barn doors to the public on Sunday, Oct. 13 in the hopes of raising enough money to ensure its more than 100 critters stay well-fed this winter. The Pan Equus Animal Sanctuary (PEAS), located at 940 Hummer Lake Rd., will host its fifth annual […]

History comes alive among the town’s dead

On Sunday afternoon, folks participated in the Northeast Oakland Historical Society’s third annual walking tour of the Oxford Twp. cemetery on W. Burdick St. Seventy-eight tickets were sold. Folks were treated to stories about early residents who helped make the community what it is today. The stories were told by volunteers dressed in period clothing. […]

Left, right, left . . .

On Friday morning, students, parents and staff members from Oxford and Daniel Axford elementary schools gathered in downtown’s Centennial Park and walked to their respective schools. Even though it was a couple days late, the idea was to celebrate International Walk to School Day, which was officially observed on Oct. 2.  

OES runs for fun and funds

Oxford Elementary students participated in their annual Fun Run event on Oct. 4 to raise money for the school. For more photos, pick up a copy of the Oxford Leader for $1.  

Dig those colors, man!

Dig those colors, man!

Oxford Middle School hosted its second Color Run fund-raiser on Saturday morning. Participants paid to run laps around a course and get blasted with colored powder along the way. Proceeds will help teachers purchase classroom items to enhance and enrich the educational experience for students. For more photos, pick up a copy of the Oxford […]

Beaumont’s application ‘disapproved’ by state

“Disapproved.” That was the word that appeared in bold, black print in the first paragraph of the Sept. 30 letter that the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) sent to William Beaumont Hospital rejecting its certificate-of-need (CON) application to build a $140 million, 225,000-square-foot hospital in Oxford Township. “This is to inform you […]

Beyond 2020: Another M-24 project in works

Local officials, business owners and residents will no doubt breathe a collective sigh of relief following the completion of next year’s M-24 construction project, stretching from Goldengate St. in Orion Township to Gateway Dr. in Oxford Township. But, that intense feeling of joy could be short-lived because there’s more road work on the horizon. On […]