OCTV cooking show to air across Michigan

An award-winning show produced by Oxford Community Television (OCTV) is being added to the program schedules of four other public access television stations across Michigan. “Connie’s Kitchen” has been picked up by Community Television Network (CTN) in Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids TV (GRTV) in Grand Rapids, AccessVision in Battle Creek and Orion Neighborhood Television (ONTV) […]

Supervisor reports proposed budget ‘in very good shape’

Addison Township Supervisor Bruce Pearson presented the board with an overview of the 2017-18 budget, describing it to be “in very good shape.” “As you know I’ve projected many budgets and we’ve never gone over our budget. As of today, (we’ve used) only 40 percent of this budget and we have virtually three months left […]

Downtown diner to reopen

A popular downtown Oxford diner is expected to reopen the week of Jan. 23 under new ownership, but with old management. “I’m just excited to be back,” said Nicole Ellsworth, who co-owns the 5-1 Diner at 51 S. Washington St., next to Centennial Park. “I miss my customers a lot. I miss serving my community. […]

Public Safety

Jan 8: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home, located in the 300 block of Parker Lake, at 1:10 a.m. after a 28-year-old woman allegedly threatened to kill herself. The call had been placed by the woman’s boyfriend, a 37-year-old man from Waterford, who told sheriff’s deputies that the woman had become confrontational […]

Wyatt, Bauman to wed in Oct.

Ed and Jane Wyatt, of Stanton, Michigan, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jasmin Louise, to Ryan James Bauman. Ryan is the son of Doug Bauman and Midge Stewart, both of Oxford. Jasmin is a graduate of Central Montcalm High School and Assist to Succeed of Columbus Dentistry. She is employed as […]

Last wreath

Last wreath

Kim Burean, service project coordinator for Boy Scout Troop 366, lays the last of more than 200 evergreen wreaths, purchased by the scouts with community support, on the grave of a veteran buried in Oxford. Many of the wreaths were placed on Dec. 17, but due to the thick blanket of snow, not all the […]

Pharmacist tip leads to prescription fraud arrest

A 40-year-old Clinton Township woman is accused of fraudulently procuring prescription drugs from the Rite Aid Pharmacy located at 999 S. Lapeer Rd. in Oxford Township. Jaime Joann LaFleur was arrested Dec. 28 and arraigned the next day in Rochester Hills 52-3 District Court on the charges of attempting to obtain a controlled substance (a […]

A kidney straight from the heart

When it comes to gifts, some folks get stumped about what to give their spouse. But not Oxford resident Kathy Hubbard. She knew exactly what to give Bob, her husband of 36 years – one of her kidneys. “I never even thought twice,” said Kathy, 64. “I would do it again in a heartbeat.” The […]

Black ice to blame for crash

Oxford firefighters survey the aftermath of a Dec. 27 crash on M-24, just north of Oakwood Rd. According to the Oakland County Sheriff’s report, a 2008 Ford pickup truck was southbound on M-24 when the 55-year-old Lapeer man driving it “lost a little bit of control” while changing lanes due to black ice. The truck […]

Texas BBQ joint moving into old Big Boy

Protein straight from the pit has long been the star in the Lone Star State. But you don’t have to travel all the way to the Southwest to enjoy traditional Texas-style barbecue because it’s coming to Oxford. The vacant Big Boy restaurant (955 S. Lapeer Rd.) is in the process of being renovated and transformed […]