Open For Business: Woodchips Express

Woodchips Express is a new concept that opened just 2 weeks before the shutdown in the location where M.C. Wiches used to be. Express is spin-off from the beloved Woodchips BBQ in downtown Lapeer. Express is features Modern American BBQ that highlights customizable BBQ (think bowls and burritos) as well as serving some of the […]

Cats will have their work cut out for them in OAA Red

Cats will have their work cut out for them in OAA Red

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer For the seventh-straight season, the Oxford Wildcats will play their league games as a member of the Oakland Activities Association’s (OAA) Red division. Joining the OAA in 2010, the Wildcats spent their first four years in the conference as a member of the White division before jumping up to […]

On the Dean’s List

Madison DeBruyne of Oxford has been included on the dean’s list for the Spring semester at Lake Superior State University. To make the dean’s list, students must achieve a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. DeBruyne is majoring in Psychology & Substance Abuse Counseling at LSSU. She is the daughter […]

Weekly Leader COVID-19 update

For the second week in a row, we are sad to report another community resident lost their life due to COVID-19, this according to Oakland County’s COVID by ZIP website. This is the fifth such death in our ZIP code areas of 48367, 48370 and 48371 since The Leader started its Monday morning tallies, on […]

Letter to Editor: Contact tracing nightmare coming to Michigan

Dear Editor, We are at risk in Michigan of implementing policies that severely impact our rights and freedoms. These policies may also impose unnecessary burdens on residents and violate their privacy and freedom to choose. As most know, contact tracing is the established practice of identifying and monitoring individuals who may have had contact with […]

Stupid COVID & social distancing

Stupid COVID & social distancing

If you step back and objectively look at it, this really has been a fascinating year. I think the word “unprecedented” is the one folks are bandying about. From the COVID crud, cramped economy, closed schools and cruddy politicians, even the weather has been crazy. We had snow the other week, last week eight inches […]

Oxford High School kicks off OHS Connects LIVE May 27

Oxford High School kicks off OHS Connects LIVE May 27

This Wednesday, May 27 at 3 pm the Oxford High School staff will present a LIVE virtual mental health fair at Oxford High School (745 North Oxford Road). The event will kick-off Oxford High School’s new mental health initiative and suicide prevention project called, “OHS Connects” and can be viewed on the OHS Connects Page: https://sites.google.com/oxfordschools.org/ohsconnects/home. […]

Guy Dempsey, Jr.

Former Oxford resident Guy Dempsey, Jr., of Dallas, Texas passed away on April 2, 2020. Mr. Dempsey was born in Oxford to Guy and Melva (nee Robinson) Dempsey, and was a long time resident here until leaving to serve in the United States Marine Corps. In the Feb. 25, 1959 Oxford Leader, it was reported […]

Oxford’s Top 25: Summer Bell

Oxford’s Top 25: Summer Bell

Student’s Name: Summer Bell Parents and/or Guardian: Lisa and Mark Bell GPA: 4.227 Favorite Subject: Mathematics  Plans after Graduation: I plan to attend the university of Kentucky for bio systems engineering with a minor in music  Extracurricular Activities: Golf, lacrosse, environmental club, link leader, NHS, Pit Orchestra Outside Interests or Hobbies: Playing the viola in […]

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