Miracle Quilts Show comes to Independence Village June 8

Miracle Quilts Show comes to Independence Village June 8

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com OXFORD TWP. — The annual Miracle Quilts Show is returning to Oxford’s Independence Village this Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free for the show hosted by Miracle Quilts-Quilts for Our Wounded Troops at 701 Market St. All of the money made from quilts […]

Oxford schools to transition to Raptor Emergency program

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer ssoldan@mihomepaper.com OXFORD TWP. — During the regular meeting on May 26, the Oxford Community Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a proposal for transitioning to the Raptor Emergency and Visitor Management Program. “We are going to be using Raptor to house all of our threat assessment, suicide risk […]

Oxford baseball wins district semifinal

Wildcats fall to Bobcats in championship game By Jim Newell Managing Editor GRAND BLANC — Through six-and-a-half innings on Saturday, the Oxford varsity baseball team played like district champs. Unfortunately, it was only the district semifinals. Oxford defeated the Clarkston Wolves 6-1 on Saturday in the MHSAA District 31 baseball semifinals at Grand Blanc High […]

Kingsbury students surprise teacher, fiancé with a wedding ceremony

Kingsbury students surprise teacher, fiancé with a wedding ceremony

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer ssoldan@mihomepaper.com OXFORD TWP. — On May 24, Grace Rivard was surprised with a wedding. The guests were her students and their families. “When I got engaged this past summer, the families decided to throw a wedding since I wanted all the kids and families involved,” said Rivard, a Kindergarten teacher […]

Jeffrey Swanson, 68

Jeffrey Swanson, 68, of Lansing, formerly of Oxford, passed away Monday, May 27, 2024 surrounded by his family. Cremation has taken place at Memorial Fields Crematory. Jeff was the third oldest of 11 children born to Benjamin and Maryann Swanson. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Brenda Swanson, and two sons, Craig […]

Field trip to Oxford Twp. Hall

Field trip to Oxford Twp. Hall

Three second-grade classes from Clear Lake Elementary visited Oxford Twp. Hall on Thursday to learn about local government and the role they will play as citizens. The visit included hands-on activities to teach them about the treasurer’s office, clerk’s office and building department. (Left) Students cast their votes for their candidate, either Dobby the elf […]

Oxford High School Class of 2024

Oxford High School Class of 2024

Once a Wildcat, Always a Wildcat The Oxford High School Class of 2024 have turned their tassels and are ready to embark on a journey to find their passions and leave their marks on the world. Nearly 400 seniors graduated from OHS during commencement ceremonies on May 16 at Pine Knob, with their family, fellow […]

Park Street water main construction expected to begin ‘immediately after’ the Fourth of July

Park Street water main construction expected to begin ‘immediately after’ the Fourth of July

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com OXFORD — The Park Street water main construction project is expected to begin ‘immediately after’ the Fourth of July, according to a contract for engineering services sent to village manager Joe Madore by ROWE Professional Services Company. The Oxford Village Council approved an agreement that will allow ROWE engineering […]

Oakland County Sheriff recognizes Oxford deputies with service, community awards

Oakland County Sheriff recognizes Oxford deputies with service, community awards

By Jim Newell Managing Editor jnewell@mihomepaper.com PONTIAC – Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard recognized the outstanding service of nine deputies from the Oxford Township Substation and an Oxford resident who is a deputy in the forensic science laboratory. The awards were presented during the National Peace Officers Memorial Day Annual Awards Ceremony on May 15. […]

Four Oxford High School seniors receive Community Pride Scholarships

Oxford — Earlier this year, Genisys Credit Union and the Oxford Chamber of Commerce offered their Oxford High School (OHS) Community Pride Scholarship to the OHS Class of 2024. On May 13, at the OHS Senior Awards Ceremony, four graduates were each awarded $1,000 scholarships; Heidi Allen, Lorelei Spurgeon, Ellie Gieselman and Sean Wilson. As […]

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