Addison Township to add additional full-time firefighter

Addison Township to add additional full-time firefighter

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Currently featuring 22 people, including six full-time firefighters, the staff at the Addison Township Fire Department is set to increase by one. “The Oakland County Medical Control Authority gives us our credentials to transport Advanced Life Support (ALS) here in Oakland County,” explained Chief Jerry Morawski, who has been […]

Wildcat golfers started their 25th season last week

Wildcat golfers started their 25th season last week

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Wildcats girls’ golf team began the 25th season in program history on August 19 by participating in a 10-team event, the Lapeer Lightning Tune-Up, at Lapeer Country Club. Totaling a score of 393, the Wildcats finished in fifth-place, seven strokes ahead of the rival Lake Orion Dragons. […]

Car, gravel hauler collide in Oxford, injuries avoided

Car, gravel hauler collide in Oxford, injuries avoided

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer At approximately 8:45 a.m. on Friday, August 7, motorists and residents in the area observed a collision between a truck hauling gravel and a car at the Lakeville Road and Glaspie Street intersection. The truck, due to road construction on Washington Street, realized he needed to make the right […]

Law & Order

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Hidden in his sock Deputies were dispatched to Hillcrest Court at 6:02 a.m. on August 11 after a neighbor reported hearing the couple at the residence yelling and stating they were going to kill one another. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the woman involved, a 37-year-old with a Redford […]

Football season officially postponed until spring

Football season officially postponed until spring

‘It hurts,’ Coach Zach Line By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Beginning fall practice on Monday, August 10, albeit without shoulder pads and contact drills, the Oxford Wildcats football program spent their first four days of the 2020 season in an unexpected holding pattern, waiting to hear from the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) […]

Wildcat boys’ tennis begins defense of OAA Blue crown

Wildcat boys’ tennis begins defense of OAA Blue crown

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer For the first time in the program’s five-year history, the Oxford Wildcats boys’ tennis team will enter a season as the defending league champion. Boasting six All-Oakland Activities Association (OAA) Blue Division selections, the team posted a flawless 5-0 record in league play in 2019. Ryan Ruzziconi, the only […]

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 […]