Splashpad coming together

The mounds of dirt at Seymour Lake Township Park have been replaced with a cement floor and water fixtures as the K.L.R Splashpad continues to come together. Oxford Township Parks and Recreation Director Ron Davis was on the site last Friday as the water fixtures were pieced together and fastened into the ground. ‘It’s exciting,? […]

Marfia named varsity b-ball coach

Paul Marfia is excited to bring his experience and family to the Oxford community. Marfia was offered the position as head coach of the varsity boys basketball team May 19 and gladly accepted it. ‘It was an extensive process,? said Marfia decribing everything he went through. After applying he was interviewed a few times by […]

Runners place at county meet, head to states

The track teams put their best foot forward as they competed against 50 teams at the Oakland County Meet last Friday. ‘It was one of the fastest county meets in the last few years,? said Coach Andrew McDonald. ‘For a couple of the athletes this was their last meet of their season or maybe even […]

Lacrosse team ends season on a high note

The Boys Varsity Lacrosse team ended their season on a good note last week. They defeated Bay City, 11-6, on Wednesday, and West Bloomfield on Friday, 7-6. ‘Bay City has a new program and obviously is experiencing their first-year growing pains,? said Coach Brian Edwards. ‘We didn’t want to underestimate them, instead we planned on […]

Sheriff honors cashier who battled robber

Charity Plue got to shake the hand of Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard because she took a bite out of crime. Plue and dozens of other citizens from across the county received Civilian Citations Friday for helping out. The Oxford resident can remember the event which led to the award. ‘It was just a casual […]

And then a hero came along…

Oxford High School students stood up one by one and looked across the room or across the table as they described their heroes on Monday. The students had worked on the Hero Honoree Celebration all trimester after they had learned about heroes in literature and the concepts used to define a hero in Crystal Corbett’s […]

Zink to lead Leonard school

Dianna Zink will change positions at the beginning of the next school year when she takes the helm as Leonard Elementary School’s new principal. ‘It is just delightful,? said Zink on her first impression of her new home. ‘You walk in and it is such a warm environment. You can feel the energy of the […]

Why I love Oxford . . .

Going into hour seven, Martha Tuski’s energy was still going strong since she started watching the Oxford track teams take on 14 teams in the MHSAA Regional Meet at Holly High School last Friday. After watching her daughter, Katie, compete, Martha shared why she loved Oxford. ‘My favorite thing about Oxford, for me so far […]

Four runners head to states

Battling the rain and the wind was nothing compared to the 14 teams Oxford found themselves against on Friday. They traveled to Holly High School to compete in the MHSAA Regionals for the top spots to continue on to states. Kate Wolanin, Shannon Seeley, Megan Seeley and Hannah George will be heading to states after […]

Suspects nabbed for attempted robbery outside downtown bar

As a patron of the 24th Street Sports Tavern in downtown Oxford made his way to his vehicle May 5 he was approached by two males who allegedly demanded he give them his money. Instead of complying, the bar patron ran and told the men he was going to call the police. The suspects got […]