Sis, boom, bah!

Sis, boom, bah!

It’s less than an month away to the first Oxford High School varsity football game. And, not only will the gridiron heroes be ready for Romeo High School, so will the varsity cheer squad. According to cheer coach Alanna Weber, the squad has been working on their routines in the high school gym, two days […]

School notified of $700K grant

 Money to help recover from traumatic events By Don Rush At the end of July, Oxford Community Schools (OCS) received some good news. Word came down the pike they were in line for a $707,600 grant from the U.S. Department of Education. And, the word was something they had been waiting on for about nine […]

Ava wows them with voice

Ava wows them with voice

Oxford grad’s audition on AGT goes well By Don Rush The 17th season of television’s America’s Got Talent got a little taste of Oxford last week, when Ava Swieczkowski opened up to sing and share her soul to judges, an in house audience and nearly 6 million Americans. “I was nervous walking on the stage […]

Hope Conference open to community

Hope Conference open to community

By Don Rush First Baptist Church of Oxford pastor Nathan Peloquin sees a need, he and others from his church sensed locals were in need of something and they figured out what that something was and what they could do about it. “Our community has been through hard times during the last few years. Many […]

Wildcats scheduled to play

Wildcats scheduled to play

Friday night lights and high school football are returning to town at the end of this month. Oxford High School Varsity Football head coach Zach Line has been working with the Wildcats since July to get players ready for the season opener at Romeo High School on Aug. 26. Oxford’s first home game is the […]

Leonard youth earning his Eagle Scout badge

Leonard youth earning his Eagle Scout badge

Raising funds to complete project By Don Rush Dominic Cutajar and his family have only lived in Leonard for about two year, but that isn’t stopping the 16-year-old from working to improve his community. Cutajar plans to build and install six signs in and around Leonard to earn his Eagle Scout Merit Badge. “I talked […]

Rental inspection in the village die in discussion

  Only one audience person spoke to the Oxford Village Council at its July 20 meeting, Major Murray and he wanted to talk about the village’s proposed residential inspection ordinance for rental properties. “I do not live in the village, but I own properties in the village,” he said. And, about the proposed ordinance, “I […]

Daytime is the right time for Storytime in Oxford

Daytime is the right time for Storytime in Oxford

About 20 young children enjoyed the tree shade at Oxford Public Library, 530 Pontiac Street, last Thursday morning. Even though it wasn’t the hottest part of the day, the temperature was in the mid 80s and Youth Librarian Kim Burean sang and read to the children for the summer Storytime Outside reading program. The library […]

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