Leonard prevails in pot lingo case

By Don Rush The last ditch efforts of the shadowy “Ballot Question Committee” Oakland Cares Coalition to force the Village of Leonard and the Oakland County Clerk’s office to change ballot language to something favoring the coalition’s liking has gone up in smoke. On Sept. 7, while granting a motion to expedite, the Michigan Court of Appeals […]

Survivor gifts from Oxford with love

Survivor gifts from Oxford with love

Local delivers kindness and more to Uvalde, TX By Don Rush As many in the Oxford area can attest, healing can be an elusive animal. What works for one, may not work for another. In the case of one Oxford High School shooting survivor, a summer’s long act of helping others has helped her in the […]

New ‘niches’ in Addison Township

New ‘niches’ in Addison Township

Lakeville Cemetery received 5 columbariums By Don Rush On a perfect Friday morning with blue skies, white clouds and a slight breeze, the old Lakeville Cemetery in Addison Township received some new structures. Using a crane, straps and man-power five columbariums were set in place towards the back of the cemetery. According to township clerk […]

Maloney Street Bridge update

Maloney Street Bridge update

By Don Rush Despite a hiccup last month, the Maloney Street Bridge replacement project in Oxford Township is moving along on schedule. Residents in southwestern part of the township have been hearing the loud clangs made by huge iron pylons being pounded into the earth below the waters surface as the bridge is being built. […]

Boys looking to gain momentum on the courts

Boys looking to  gain momentum on the courts

  By Don Rush The 2022-23 Oxford Varsity Boys Tennis team is coached for the second year in a row by Gayle Bailey, who has coached the girls team since 2013. There are 14 members of the varsity team, with four seniors returning. “Last year was a rebuilding year,” Coach Bailey said. “And, we are […]

AmVets annual clover sales

AmVets annual clover sales

Last week members of the Oxford AmVets Post 108 manned intersections all around town for their annual clover sales. According to veteran and post member Jim Parkhurst (pictured sell on W. Burdick St.) , Post 108 has sold clovers every September since 2001. The post uses funds raised to help veterans, their families and to […]

Piranha on guard for 34 years

Piranha on guard for 34 years

The books, magazines, CDs, tapes, records, DVDs – everything on loan and display at Oxford Public Library has been guarded by a single fish since 1998. Winston, pictured, is a Pacu fish, a freshwater species related to the piranha and native to South America. His aquarium is located so visitors to the library can see […]

Investigating ‘potenital’ threat

 Sunday morning Oxford Schools Superintendent Ken Weaver sent out two emails to parents in regards to a social media post. “Our school resource officer became aware of a potential threat on Snapchat. The message specifically said, ‘come bring a gun to Oxford school.’ After hours of investigation, law enforcement have not yet been able to determine […]

Dragons down Oxford for Double O Cup

Dragons down Oxford for Double O Cup

Wildcats to host Stoney Creek for Homecoming After an emotional victory over Birmingham Groves High School on Sept. 2, Oxford High School’s varsity football team was hoping to continue some home-town magic against cross-town rival Lake Orion, last Friday. At stake was the coveted Double O trophy, but when the final seconds ticked off the […]

Thank you, Christian!

Thank you, Christian!

On the right, Christian Mills, owner of the Legacy Center on M-24, just north of Oxford Village, received recognition this past Saturday morning. At their September meeting, members of the John Crawford Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented Mills with a Community Service Award. According to DAR member Debbie Mick, pictured, he […]