Emergency ordinance to help business

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Existing Oxford businesses negatively impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have a new option that may provide some relief. During their regular meeting on Wednesday, September 9, the Oxford Township Board of Trustees approved a temporary emergency ordinance allowing for temporary uses, including, per Township Communications and Grants Manager […]

Deceased woman found in Addison

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer At approximately 8:25 a.m. on Thursday, September 3, Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a home in the 1800 block of Rochester Road to perform a welfare check. The homeowner, an 81-year-old man, contacted a neighbor, seeking medical attention for himself. While there, deputies discovered the deceased body […]

Golfers fall to Falcons, to host Clarkston Wolves this week

Golfers fall to Falcons, to host Clarkston Wolves this week

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Finishing their rounds under the cover of nightfall, the Oxford Wildcats girls’ golf team fell to an Oakland Activities Association (OAA) White Division foe, the Rochester Falcons, 194-227, on Thursday, September 10 at Great Oaks Country Club. Described as a “very challenging course” by head coach Gretchen Gabler, senior […]

Cross country season-openers:

Cross country season-openers:

Girls victorious, boys come up short By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Like with most athletic activities, the 2020 cross country season has a different look to it. Typically, the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) operates using a jamboree format, where each of the schools in your division, the Red in Oxford’s case, square off thrice […]

Wildcats take to the gridiron starting Friday

Wildcats take to the gridiron starting Friday

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Instead of its typical nine games, the 2020 Oxford Wildcats football season will consist of six regular season contests. Oxford is a member of the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) Red Division, one of the top leagues in the Lower Peninsula. Here is how their abbreviated season lays out: Sept. […]

Law & Order

Heard it, didn’t see it At 7:42 p.m. on September 9, deputies were dispatched to a residence on Lake Drive in Oxford Towship after a neighbor reported hearing three gunshots. The caller had also observed the couple at the house arguing earlier in the day. Upon arrival, deputies saw a man, identified as the 36-year-old […]

N.O. VFW celebrates 75 years

N.O. VFW celebrates 75 years

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Celebrating 75 years of honoring and improving the lives of veterans and serving the community, North Oakland VFW Post 334 received national recognition from the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States on August 11. Presented by Senior VFW 5th District Commander Su-Jen Mauldin and accepted by North […]

Law & Order

Not too young to get ticket At 5:52 a.m. on September 2, a sheriff’s deputy witnessed a white Jeep Liberty traveling at an excessive speed on N. Lapeer Road in Oxford Township. Using his radar, the deputy clocked the Liberty at 80 miles per hour (MPH), 25 MPH above the posted limit. Initiating a traffic […]

Students turn hobby into unique business

Students turn hobby into unique business

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Displaying a sense of entrepreneurism and initiative well beyond their years, two Oxford students, Faith Diegel, a tenth grade high school student, and her brother, Luke, an eighth grader, turned what started out as a fun activity with their friends into a new business for themselves. Called Yard Card […]

Man, with loose tie to Oxford, involved in Pontiac drug bust

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The Oakland County Narcotics Enforcement Team launched an investigation into a residence on Dakota Street in Pontiac and obtained a search warrant for the property, which was carried out on Thursday, August 27. While there, according to multiple reports, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office found a startling amount of […]

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