Oxford graduates

Oxford graduates

Once a Wildcat, Always a Wildcat By Jim Newell Managing Editor INDEPENDENCE TWP. — 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 […]

James William King, 67

James William King of Cass City, formerly of Kingston, age 67, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2024, at Medilodge of Cass City. James was born March 14, 1957 in Lapeer. He had been employed at Feguson Block. James enjoyed listening to Hank Williams, Sr., and had often been told he sounded like him when […]

Oxford DDA seeks volunteers for ‘summer prep day’

Oxford DDA seeks volunteers for ‘summer prep day’

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com OXFORD — The Oxford Downtown Development Authority is looking for volunteers to help prepare the downtown for summer during their summer prep day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 23. Volunteers will build and set up furniture, stain the Oxford/Lake Orion Downtown Trolley Express, lay mulch […]

Sixty-six Oxford youths honored for their commitment to the community

Sixty-six Oxford youths honored for their commitment to the community

By Jim Newell Managing Editor OXFORD TWP. — The Oxford-Addison Youth Assistance board members, local leaders and first responders honored 66 area youths during the annual Youth Awards ceremony at Seymour Lake Township Park on Friday. The OAYA Youth Awards celebrate the achievements of exceptional students who were nominated for their selfless acts in the […]

Local gymnast places 6th in nation on bars

Local gymnast places 6th in nation on bars

By Wendi Reardon Price Staff Writer wprice@mihomepaper.com MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Leah Fitzsimonds placed during 2024 Level 9 Eastern Championships, May 3-5. Fitzsimonds, a junior at Clarkston High School, finished in sixth place in the nation on bars with a score of 9.175, and she placed eighth in the nation for all around with 36.825. […]

Oxford senior center receives DIA-artwork reproduction

Oxford senior center receives  DIA-artwork reproduction

Oxford’s senior center received a reproduction of Martin Johnson Heade’s 1861 painting “Seascape: Sunset” from the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) on Monday, May 6. The reproduction is part of the institute’s expansion of its “Inside/Out” program to include Oakland County’s senior centers. Oxford’s senior center is also offering two free trips to the DIA […]

North Oakland Strong makes final donation to ‘Caring for Oxford’ fund

North Oakland Strong makes final donation to ‘Caring for Oxford’ fund

Contact Journey Lutheran Church for mental health care reimbursements By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com OXFORD TWP. — Nonprofit North Oakland Strong donated $10,000 to Journey Lutheran Church on March 8 to support the church’s “Caring for Oxford” fund that provides finances for those struggling since the school shooting on Nov. 30, 2021. It was […]

Oxford Trolley Tour of Historic Homes on June 9

OXFORD TWP. — The Northeast Oakland Historical Society & Museum will host the Historic Oxford Trolley Tour of Homes on June 9. “Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through the rich history of Oxford! For the FIRST time ever, hop aboard an old-fashioned Trolley Car and be transported back to the enchanting 1870s […]

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