Robert Waldo Wightman

Robert Waldo Wightman, of Lapeer and formerly of Oxford, passed away April 5, 2018. He was 84. He graduated from Oxford High School class of 1952. Robert loyally served his country in the United States Air Force from 1956 – 1960. After receiving an honorable discharge, he was employed by the Oakland County Road Commission […]

James ‘Jimmy’ Rider

James “Jimmy” Rider, of Oxford, passed away on March 24, 2018 after losing his battle with cancer. He was 49. James is the son of Michael and Darlene Rider, of Oxford, and the brother to John Rider, of Ortonville, and Jylnelle (William) Fearson, of Lapeer, as well as his nephews. Jimmy was known to many […]

Jimmy Miles Langley

Jimmy Miles Langley, of Lapeer, passed away on April 9, 2018. He was 59. He was born on September 6, 1958 and preceded in death by his parents John and Nora Langley and is survived by many family members and friends. His interests included watching television and bingo at the Lapeer County Medical Care Facility. […]

Leader finalist for MPA’s Newspaper of the Year

Last week, the Michigan Press Association (MPA) informed us that The Oxford Leader is in the running for Newspaper of the Year in its circulation class. The winner will be announced during the MPA’s annual gala and awards dinner Thursday, May 10 at the Kellogg Hotel and Convention Center in East Lansing. Founded in 1898 […]

Gun show April 7

American Legion Post 108, located at 130 E. Drahner Rd. in Oxford, will host a gun show on Saturday, April 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. Kids under the age of 12 are free. All firearms must be cased while entering and leaving the building. All weapons will be […]

Ella June Walton Clark

Ella June Walton Clark, formerly of Oxford and Metamora, passed away April 1, 2018 at Villages of Lapeer Nursing Home (Ferguson Convalescent Home). Ella June was born June 10, 1921 to Sylvia and William Laidlaw. She was married to Wayne H. Walton for 35 years until his passing. Ella June was later married for 29 […]

Fiora Mary Buccellato

Fiora Mary Buccellato, affectionately known as “Brucie,” of Oxford, passed away on Holy Thursday, March 29, 2018. She was 102. Fiora was born in Milford on February 16, 1916. She was preceded in death by her beloved parents Joseph and Maria Buccellato. Fiora worked as a nurse at Detroit Receiving Hospital in Detroit for 30 […]

Public Notice: Oxford Twp.

OXFORD TWP. CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD COUNTY OF OAKLAND NOTICE The Charter Township of Oxford Board of Trustees, at a regular meeting to be held on Wednesday April 11, 2018, 7:00 p.m. at the Oxford Township Meeting Room 300 Dunlap Road, Oxford, MI, will consider a Second Reading and possible adoption of the rezoning of […]

Wildcat runners conquer Rochester Adams

By Heather Smith Special to The Oxford Leader   The Oxford High School boys track & field team conquered over Rochester Adams by an impressive 80 to 48 points. Wildcat athletes in the field events dominated at Oxford HS on Wednesday, March 28 in the first dual meet of the season. Sophomore Trey Townsend had […]