Every vote counts in ‘I Voted’ sticker contest

Four finalists from Oxford Middle School in Secretary of State sticker design contest By Jim Newell Managing Editor OXFORD TWP. — Besides the privilege of doing their civic duty when casting their ballots, one of the pleasures voters have when leaving the polls is getting the “I Voted” stickers handed out at every election. When […]

Car wash fundraiser to support late firefighter’s family

The Oxford Fire Fighters Union IAFF L4763 and 42 Strong – The Tate Myre Foundation are teaming up to raise funds to help late firefighter Shawn Goldie’s family attend the Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial event in September. Firefighters and Oxford students will hold the car wash fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 14 […]

Modern and classic cars cruise to Washington Square

Modern and classic cars cruise to Washington Square

Cars cruise every Wednesday this summer By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com OXFORD — Modern and classic car owners cruised to Washington Square on July 3 for the Oxford DDA’s weekly summer car cruise. The cruise is part of the DDA’s Summer Nights events that bring activities to downtown Oxford for residents to enjoy. Around […]

Oxford’s Katie Scotti to race for Soapbox world championship this month

Oxford’s Katie Scotti to race for Soapbox world championship this month

Soapbox racer Katie Scotti, 11, is set to represent Michigan by competing against racers from across the United States and the world for the FirstEnergy All-American Soapbox Derby world championship in Akron, Ohio. Scotti earned her position in the race by winning the stock division at St. Johns Local Race on June 9. She is […]

Oxford Twp. residents can still file to run for village, school boards

By Jim Newell Managing Editor OXFORD TWP. — Residents in the Village of Oxford and Oxford Township still have time to file nominating petitions if they would like to run for public office in the Nov. 5 General Election. There are nonpartisan seats up for election on the Oxford Village Council and Oxford Community Schools […]

Oxford DPW employee to retire after 26 years of service

Oxford Department of Public Works employee Donald “Tommy” McNeese will retire in July after 26 years of service to the village, village Clerk Tere Onica said. McNeese began work with the village on Feb. 2, 1998. “Tommy is just the nicest guy,” Onica said. “He’s smart and dependable. He is a man of faith and […]

Ten Oxford students receive Oxford Women’s Club scholarships

Ten Oxford students receive Oxford Women’s Club scholarships

OXFORD TWP. — Ten Oxford High School students received scholarships from the Oxford Women’s Club this year to aid them in pursuing their educational dreams. The Women’s Club provided a total of $12,000 in scholarships to Heidi Allen, Ella Boyd, Maggie Casper, Kayla Fox, Elizabeth Gerke, Nicholas Hatzigeorgiou, Caitlyn Ivory, Morgan McGuire, Jenna Miller and […]

PEAS provides a forever home to farm animals

Next Open Barn Day is July 20 By Jim Newell Managing Editor OXFORD TWP. — Even just a couple of hours at the Pan Equus Animal Sanctuary (PEAS) farm can provide an abundance of enjoyment and rejuvenate one’s spirit – for both the people and the animals. The sanctuary held an Open Barn Day on […]

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