Leader welcomes new student contributor

Leader welcomes new student contributor

My name is Amanda Wayne. I am 17 years old, and I go to school at the Oxford Virtual Academy as a senior this year. I started taking online classes in my freshman year because online courses help me pace better, not get distracted quickly, etc. I currently live with my mom and brother. My […]

It’s the season for gratitude (finally!)

It’s the season for gratitude (finally!)

Hey, it’s November and whenever November rolls on in, I usually need to figuratively slap myself in the face; get my head out the muck and grime of everyday living and taste the proverbial coffee and smell the roses. November is a good time to remember it ain’t all bad. And, things could be a […]

Athlete of The Week: Ty Myre

Athlete of The Week: Ty Myre

“Ty Myre embodies what Oxford football is all about. He is an outstanding teammate and he brings a motor to practice and games that can’t be matched. Ty has definitely made fullbacks great again!” – Head Coach Zach Line — by Bryan Brandeberry, OHS Athletic Event Coordinator

Weekly COVID Update

In our 31st week of reporting local COVID numbers, our area saw big jumps in recent cases, and in total cases. According to numbers provided by Oakland County, last we reported there were a total of 305 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This week, 372 cases, nearly a 22 percent increase. Recent cases increased […]

Public Notice: Oxford Township

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD COUNTY OF OAKLAND STATE OF MICHIGAN NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Lake Mickelson Special Assessment District Notice is hereby given the Charter Township of Oxford (“Township”) Board of Trustees will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 6:30 p.m., or soon thereafter as may be heard via “zoom” video […]

Reggie Aquino, 56

Oxford resident Reggie Aquino passed away on October 30, 20202. He was 56. Reggie is the beloved son of Liceria and the late Santos Aquino; loving husband of Robin for 24 years; loving father of Ashley Victoria Aquino and Zachary Michael Aquino; dear brother of Mercy Fraley, Joe (Darla) Aquino, Jhunn Aquino and Cecilia (Frank) […]

Weekly COVID Update

In our 30th week of reporting local COVID numbers, our area saw big jumps in recent cases, and in total cases. According to numbers provided by Oakland County, last week we reported there were a total of 255 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This week, 305 cases, nearly a 20 percent increase. Recent cases […]

They didn’t whistle while they worked.

They didn’t whistle while they worked.

While not exactly the cast of a Walt Disney movie, the dwarfs of Country Coney, on S. Lapeer Road, with names like Bossy, Sassy and Sudsy worked hard to keep customers happy, well fed and entertained. Too, bad Halloween only comes once a year. Photo by J. Sherman

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Captain’s Log, Stardate 2020-1102: There. Is. Only one. Day left. The question we have asked ourselves is, “Can we survive Election 2020?” * * * I send this exciting chapter of Don’t Rush Me into the hallowed halls of Don’t Rushmedon on Monday, November 2. Mothership Earth is still spinning in the cosmos. Asteroids are […]

Athlete of The Week: Danielle Balinski

Athlete of The Week: Danielle Balinski

Our Student- Athlete of the Week, this week is Danielle Balinski, who is on the Cheer squad. She is a two year varsity member. After high school, she plans to study at Oakland University majoring in clinical and diagnostic sciences. Her career goal is to become a pathology assistant. Her goal for cheer is to […]