Wolves fight cancer during annual scrimmage

Strength. Courage. Fighting spirit. The words are used not only to describe Clarkston’s gridiron gang but the people and families they represented as they took to the field for their annual Blue/Gold scrimmage on Saturday. Correction. The Wolves first annual Pink/Blue scrimmage for Football for a Cure to raise awareness and money for Karmanos Cancer […]

Dancing in the streets and celebrating Oxford!

The sun was shining and the warm weather took over on Saturday – just in time for the annual Celebrate Oxford. Oxford Downtown Development Authority estimated 5,000 people attended the event this year. The popular spots were Taste of Oxford, Oxford Rotary Club Car Show and Kids Town. ‘We heard from many people this was […]


Addison Township Supervisor Bruce Pearson hands over his first and last payment for Arnold School to George Newbegin, from Addison Community Church on July . After the $1 payment was accepted volunteers from Addison Township board and Lakeville United Methodist Church went to work at cleaning the school of the broken furniture and debris. The […]

School bond wording to be finalized by end of month

Summer means vacation and light workloads for everyone, including the Oxford Community School board. The regular board meeting on July 27 was cancelled, and a July 28 meeting was called to discuss the schools upcoming bond election. ‘We didn’t have a lot on the agenda,? said Superintendent Dr. Bill Skilling. He also noted a few […]

Councilman resigns ‘effective immediately?

Oxford Village Council voted unanimously to accept Councilman Michael Hamilton’s letter of resignation on July 28. Hamilton kept the letter to one sentence, ‘I, Michael Hamilton, am resigning from the Village of Oxford council effective immediately.? Village President Chris Bishop reported the council will not have anyone fill the vacancy. ‘With the village council election […]

Jr. Wildcats make donation

Oxford Junior Wildcats haven’t officially started their football season but they have already made the biggest play of the season. The boys donated their shoulder pads to the Cobras ? a Detroit youth football team. The reaction from the boys after donating was excitement and being proud they helped another team. ‘I am just glad […]

Change in store for new school year

As each student prepares for a new school year so too are Oxford Community School administration and staff members. This year, there are many changes. The biggest change, according to Superintendent Dr. Bill Skilling, is All Day Every Day Kindergarten, offered throughout the district. The district will also provide these young minds with programs their […]

Wendi’s Word

Jump, Jump, Jump. Bounce, Bounce, Bounce. Slide, Slide, Slide. All of the actions were going on at once in Kids Town during Celebrate Oxford. Now being a Wildcat since I was a wee kitten, I can honestly say in all my years in Oxford, I have not attended Celebrate Oxford. Or, to really date myself, […]

Yearly checks prevent incidents for department

A factor to fighting a fire for the Oxford Fire Department is helping local businesses prevent fires. The department visits local commercial businesses with a checklist to make sure they coincide with state regulation The list includes making sure emergency lights are lit and working and the backup lights are also in order. Fire extinguishers […]

Oxford duo up for challenge

Oxford residents Maggie Barclay and Michelle Spisz made their way through the vineyards in Napa, Calif. on July 19. They had spent 19 weeks training and raising money to help their family members and others fighting digestive diseases in a half marathon for Team Challenge, a program of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. […]