Grant pays for field trip

Second graders from Lakeville Elementary School boarded the buses last Wednesday and headed off to a different time. Upon arrival at Camp Tamarack Pioneer Village, they no longer had electricity or their iPods – they were pioneers surviving off of the land. Besides the opportunity to live a part of history, the students were treated […]

Strawberries get a splash of color

With a paintbrush in one hand and the wooden canvas sitting on the table, Leonard Elementary School students were ready to give each piece of wood a splash of color. More exact – a splash of red, green and black as they made each one look like a strawberry. They will be displayed during the […]

Car repair sparks garage fire on Cross Timbers

Oxford Firefighters and Oakland County Sheriff Office deputies responded to a call of a residential structure fire at 12:26 p.m. Firefighters carried the fire hose to the roof above the garage at a home on the 200 block of Cross Timbers Drive. They contained the fire within 15 minutes of arrival. The homeowner was repairing […]

Shelter worker receives Liberty Bell award

As the fax came through, Jill Collins Brown’s initial reaction was to cry. The 2000 Oxford High School graduate was expecting to see a police report or a referral to come through but instead it was a letter from Dawn Schumacher, President of the Huron County Bar Association and Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Brown had […]

Skilling finalist in radio contest

Mallory Skilling was at Relay for Life at Oxford High School on Sunday when a friend ran up to her. The news the sophomore heard left her excited and shocked ? she was selected as one of the 10 finalists for 99.5 WYCD’s Taylor Swift Fearless Experience Karaoke Contest. Skilling entered the contest and could […]

Fun in the sun at Clear Lake

Clear Lake Elementary School students were roaring to go after the rain had delayed their annual Field Day to Friday afternoon. They stayed busy with jump-roping, throwing footballs, running, hula-hooping, and having fun. During each event the students had the same expression on their faces – a smile. They cooled down with a popsicle and […]

Six players end season named All-District

The rain slowly fell from the clouds onto the home field as the girls varsity softball team wrapped their final game for the season. The Lady Wildcats lost to Lake Orion during the district playoffs, 3-0. The Dragons had one run in when they loaded the bases during the fourth inning, but Corinne Luxton pitched […]

Big steps lead Booters to season ender

Senior Brianna Pastewski pulled back her leg for the penalty kick. Her leg came down and her foot connected with the ball, sending it to the top of Lapeer East’s net and out of reach of the goalie’s stretched fingers. The ball landed in the back of the net for Oxford’s lone goal in the […]

Hearts broken as Dragons finish Cats season

Coach Jeff Willis’s final words summed the closing game and the season for the boys varsity baseball team. ‘We’re a young team,? said Willis. ‘It was basically a learning experience.? The final lesson was on Saturday as the boys hosted rivals Lake Orion Dragons in the semi-final district playoff game. Sophomore Keith Paslean struck out […]

Business owners discuss assets, worries

The mission from last week’s Oxford Town Meeting was understood ? to get all of the businesses to communicate. Madonna Van Fossen explained at the beginning of the meeting one of the reasons for the meeting was for everyone to get to know each other to open the lines of communication. Van Fossen, executive director […]