Old-fashioned Christmas fun

Leonard kicked off the holiday season with its old-fashioned Christmas tree lighting event on Dec. 7. Longtime village Councilman Char Sutherby was given the honor of flipping the switch. Once the tree was aglow with colored lights, everybody filed into Rowland Hall to sing Christmas carols, enjoy cookies and hot chocolate, open a few gifts […]

Who is this guy?

Who is this guy?

  Oxford resident Avalon Stovey, who will turn 2 on Dec. 17, wasn’t quite sure what to make of that Santa Claus fella. There was a mixture of awe and curiosity on her face as she visited the big guy following Oxford’s Christmas parade Saturday afternoon. For parade photos, please see pages 14-15. Photo by […]

Why should kids have all the fun?

Usually, it’s the kids who get to have all the sticky fun building gingerbread houses, but last week, the Oxford Public Library let the adults get in on the act. Using a combination of graham crackers, frosting and a variety of sweet and salty decorations, the grown-ups had a blast making their very own little […]

Father pens book about son’s near-death experience

A near-death experience gave a father and son new leases on life and now, they’re hoping to inspire others with their story and message of hope. In his recently-released book “A Second Chance from Heaven,” author Todd Gillert, a former Oxford resident, shares the otherwordly encounters his special needs son David, a 2006 Oxford High […]

Spreading the word one little library at a time

Don and Jane Saxon are busy spreading the power of the written word in little ways that are having a huge impact on folks, young and old. The Addison Township couple is preparing to plant their fourth Little Free Library (LFL) book exchange and this time, it’s on Pine Island in Florida, west of Fort […]

Three-car crash at Burdick, M-24

A 68-year-old woman from Lake Orion sustained minor injuries Dec. 4 at 2 p.m., after she allegedly rear-ended a line of cars stopped ahead of her while driving southbound at the intersection of N. Washington and E. Burdick St. The woman told Oxford Village Police she did not realize the cars ahead were stopped. The […]

Monitoring wells show village, twp. groundwater free of contamination

It’s okay to turn on the faucet and drink up because Oxford Township and Village’s groundwater supply is free of contamination. That was the conclusion of test results sent to officials regarding the 18 monitoring wells the two municipalities have in place to detect the presence of pollutants in the groundwater. “There is no degradation […]