Welcome to the world, Caius Odden

Caius Emmerick Odden was born on May 5, 2017 in Alma, Michigan. At birth, he weighed 8.13 pounds and was 20 inches long. His parents are Sarah Strong, from Oxford, and Nick Odden, from Lake Orion. Evelynn (Evee) is his 4-year-old big sister. Grandparents are Robin and Don Strong, of Oxford; Deb Odden, of Lake […]

Build a float, win FREE advertising!

Wondering what your business can do to support the Fifth Annual Lone Ranger Parade on Saturday, Aug. 5? How about entering a float? A little planning, a trailer and some help from your staff can result in a float that not only enhances the parade experience for all, but promotes your business and shows your […]

RE/MAX Defined to host free shred day July 29

RE/MAX Defined is hosting a free Community Shred Day in downtown Oxford on Saturday, July 29 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event will take place in RE/MAX Defined’s parking lot, located outside its 51 S. Washington St. (Suite F) office near Centennial Park. RE/MAX Defined will be offering complimentary hot dogs and pop […]

Resident sounds off on Lakeville’s identity crisis

Where the heck is Waldo? If you look at his driver’s license, you may still not know. We have lived in four places in Michigan where the addresses on our drivers licenses did not match the geographic location of our house. Why is that? The post office says it is about how postal districts are […]

Lone Ranger brightened dying kid’s last day

Upon reading the story of the Lone Ranger in Michigan History Magazine, I was flooded with emotional memories. The school year was 1949-50. Guardian Angels School in Clawson, Michigan opened in 1948 with grades first through sixth. Now 1949, there was a new boy in our seventh grade class named Richard Hendrickson. He was just […]


Woodson resigns from DDA board There’s now a vacancy on the Oxford Downtown Development Authority (DDA) board. Last week, Regina Woodson, owner of Woodson Family Insurance Agency located at 14 N. Washington St., submitted her resignation. It was effective July 17. Woodson, who was appointed to the DDA in October 2016 and served as the […]

Jerry Leon Carroll

Jerry Leon Carroll passed away on July 14, 2017. He was 78. Jerry was born February 9, 1939 in Pontiac, MI to Henry and Gertrude Carroll. Upon graduating Oxford High School in 1957, he joined the U.S. Navy as a photographer aboard the USS Midway with the Seventh Fleet in the Western Pacific. Jerry served […]

Stop ‘reckless rezoning and over-building’

In his July 5, 2017 column, Editor C.J. Carnacchio wrote about his financial loss due to yet another needless vehicle accident on M-24. I sympathize with C.J. Less than a month ago I was also involved in an accident. My vehicle was struck from behind and I not only suffer financial loss like C.J., I […]

Lack of patriotism bothers resident

We just celebrated one of America’s holidays – the 4th of July. What a wonderful time to remember what a fantastic country we live in and how thankful we all should feel. My husband and I celebrated the 4th with a bike ride with our son, daughter-in-law, two grandchildren and our next door neighbor. We […]

Public Notice: Oxford Twp.

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD COUNTY OF OAKLAND NOTICE OF ADOPTION Notice is hereby given that the Charter Township of Oxford Board of Trustees, at a Regular Meeting on the 12th day of July 2017 held the Second Reading and adopted the following Ordinances: 1. Ordinance #130 – Attempt to Commit Crime 2. Ordinance #131 – […]