Sis, boom, bah!

Sis, boom, bah!

It’s less than an month away to the first Oxford High School varsity football game. And, not only will the gridiron heroes be ready for Romeo High School, so will the varsity cheer squad. According to cheer coach Alanna Weber, the squad has been working on their routines in the high school gym, two days […]

School notified of $700K grant

 Money to help recover from traumatic events By Don Rush At the end of July, Oxford Community Schools (OCS) received some good news. Word came down the pike they were in line for a $707,600 grant from the U.S. Department of Education. And, the word was something they had been waiting on for about nine […]

Ava wows them with voice

Ava wows them with voice

Oxford grad’s audition on AGT goes well By Don Rush The 17th season of television’s America’s Got Talent got a little taste of Oxford last week, when Ava Swieczkowski opened up to sing and share her soul to judges, an in house audience and nearly 6 million Americans. “I was nervous walking on the stage […]

Hope Conference open to community

Hope Conference open to community

By Don Rush First Baptist Church of Oxford pastor Nathan Peloquin sees a need, he and others from his church sensed locals were in need of something and they figured out what that something was and what they could do about it. “Our community has been through hard times during the last few years. Many […]

Wildcats scheduled to play

Wildcats scheduled to play

Friday night lights and high school football are returning to town at the end of this month. Oxford High School Varsity Football head coach Zach Line has been working with the Wildcats since July to get players ready for the season opener at Romeo High School on Aug. 26. Oxford’s first home game is the […]

Leonard youth earning his Eagle Scout badge

Leonard youth earning his Eagle Scout badge

Raising funds to complete project By Don Rush Dominic Cutajar and his family have only lived in Leonard for about two year, but that isn’t stopping the 16-year-old from working to improve his community. Cutajar plans to build and install six signs in and around Leonard to earn his Eagle Scout Merit Badge. “I talked […]

Oxford Fire Dept. installing smoke, CO alarms free of charge

Oxford Fire Dept. installing smoke, CO alarms free of charge

By C.J. Carnacchio Oxford Twp. Communications & Grants Mgr. Beep! Beep! Beep! That’s the sound of a smoke alarm alerting a home’s occupants that a fire has broken out. That’s the sound of lives being saved. Unfortunately, not every home has working smoke alarms. But the Oxford Fire Department is working to change that with […]

Lions Club donation to help support ongoing needs in Oxford community

Lions Club donation to help support ongoing needs in Oxford community

By Jim Newell Leader Special Writer A new donation will go toward assisting individuals and families in the Oxford community with ongoing mental health needs. The Lake Orion Lions Club donated $6,900 to the North Oakland Strong non-profit on July 13. Jim Leach of the Lake Orion Lions Club reached out to the district to […]

Gardening, cooking and more fun at Camp Wild

  By Wendi Reardon Price Leader Special Writer  Independence Township — Kids stood on the dock waiting for the perfect moment to dip their net in the Discovery Pond at Clarkston Family Farm to see what they would find. It was the first day of Camp Wild on July 18 and the kids were learning […]

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