COVID-19 in camp leads to new protocols

COVID-19 in camp leads to new protocols

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer An individual involved with the Oxford Wildcat football program tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), confirmed Jill Lemond, Director of Strategic Initiatives & Safety Operations for Oxford Community Schools. This individual’s last contact with the high school football program came on July 29, and he was not present during […]

Law & Order

Crime of opportunity At 11:58 p.m. on July 31, an officer was dispatched to a business on N. Washington Street, for a report of bicycle theft from the rack on the east side of the building. The bike was being used by a 24-year-old Lake Orion woman, and belonged to her cousin. The Lake Orion […]

Daily appointment at Tim Hortons

Daily appointment at Tim Hortons

Photostory by Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer For residents who frequent the Tim Hortons/Cold Stone Creamery location at 590 N. Lapeer Road, the group of senior citizens sitting in lawn chairs in front of the store has become a familiar sight. This group, which usually ranges from six-to-ten people, has been meeting for their 9 […]

Law & Order

Lost and found A 32-year-old Oxford Township man arrived at the Sheriff’s Substation on July 16 at 9:38 a.m. to report his Smith & Wesson 9mm pistol missing. He told deputies the day before he was preparing to leave for work and had to run back inside his house before he left, leaving the handgun […]

Local Austin brothers make good

Local Austin brothers make good

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The long and winding road to the Austin brothers’ hearts is paved not with gold, rather asphalt. Twenty years after Birmingham Sealcoat’s inception, in 2004, two Oxford High School graduates embarked on their own journey in the field. Brothers Ryan and Mark Austin, a 2000 and 2002 OHS graduate, […]

Law & Order

Warrant issued for aggravated assault of girlfriend By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer At 4:15 p.m. on July 23, the Oxford Township Sheriff’s Substation received a telephone call from a Lake Villa Mobile Home Park resident who said she heard arguing and screaming from a neighboring unit on E. Manor Street. While en route, the […]

Here are your Wildcat varsity football coaches

Here are your Wildcat varsity football coaches

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The 2020 season marks the beginning of a new era of Oxford Wildcats football. After 42 seasons, the last 38 of which consecutively, Bud Rowley stepped down following the 2019 season and has since joined his son, Kyle’s, staff with the Armada Tigers as the program’s offensive and defensive […]

Absentee ballots

Both Oxford, Addison townships see large increases By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The Voting Policies in State Constitution Initiative, also known as Proposal 3, was approved on November 6, 2018, receiving a “yes” from nearly 67-percent of registered Michigan voters. Among the eight policies this proposal added to the Michigan Constitution was no-excuse absentee […]

Truck vs. Pole: Pole down, power out

Truck vs. Pole: Pole down, power out

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Beginning at 10:30 a.m., last Thursday (July 16), motorists near the area of W. Drahner and Pontiac roads were inconvenienced by road closures and many residents living in the proximity suffered a loss of power for several hours. These issues were the result of a flatbed semi-truck attempting an […]

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