Beloved Clear Lake teacher retires after 30 years

Beloved Clear Lake teacher retires after 30 years

On Friday morning, Clear Lake Elementary students conducted a clap-out ceremony for retiring kindergarten teacher Diane Lukas-Noe, who’s seen here walking arm-in-arm with her husband of 33 years, Mike Noe. She tried, but she just couldn’t hold back the tears. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio. Normally, the last day of school is cause for joyous celebration […]

Mom, kids in house when burglar strikes

OXFORD TWP. – A mother and her two young children had to lock themselves inside a bedroom Friday morning after a burglar broke into their home on Oakmont Dr., between Teelin and Woodbriar drives, just west of M-24. That was one of two home invasions that occurred between Friday and Sunday. The 38-year-old mother was […]

Burn, baby, burn! Firefighters train on old home

Burn, baby, burn! Firefighters train on old home

Addison firefighter Jenna Seib (left) and Sgt. Chuck Johnson observe as the two-story house at 3801 Indian Lake Rd. burns Saturday as part of a training exercise. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio. A house in Addison Township burned to the ground Saturday after local firefighters set it ablaze, then stood by and watched the destruction unfold. […]

Mount up! Sheriff’s unit seeks equestrians

Folks who own horses, know how to ride them and have a desire to serve and protect the public are invited to submit an application to join the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Unit. The unit is currently staffed with 20 deputies, but Sheriff’s Lt. Kelly Sexton, commander of the parks unit, would like to […]

Summer meals program returns June 18

Summer vacation is supposed to be a fun time for kids. But for those who rely on daily school lunch and breakfast programs to keep their bellies full and their bodies healthy, it can be a period filled with uncertainty and hunger. Fortunately, Oxford Community Schools is once again coming to the rescue by offering […]

Get your float on! Lakeville Boat Parade set for June 30

Everybody loves a parade and the folks who live along Addison Township’s scenic Lakeville Lake are no exception. The only difference is they prefer parades that float to those that march. Watercraft enthusiasts are invited to participate in the Third Annual Lakeville Boat Parade on Saturday, June 30. “It’s just an opportunity to bring the […]

Alleged burglar nabbed

A 29-year-old Oxford man is facing a first-degree home invasion charge for allegedly burglarizing a residence on Pathfinder Trail June 1. Kyle Chase Halverson was positively identified by a 13-year-old female witness as the man she saw inside her house that day, according to the Oakland County Sheriff’s report. Following his June 7 arrest, Halverson […]

Veterans, families invited to BBQ/picnic at local church

They bravely and selflessly served their country on land, sea and air during times of war and peace at home and around the globe. Now, it’s their turn to be served, so fire up the grill and pass the potato salad. Area military veterans and their family members are invited to attend the Seventh Annual […]

Police: Drunk driver arrested after smashing downtown light pole, tree

A 22-year-old Oxford Twp. man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in the wee hours Friday after he allegedly destroyed a decorative light pole and a honey locust tree in downtown’s southeast quadrant. According to the Oxford Village Police report, the suspect was observed by a village officer, who was with some Oakland County […]

Woo-hoo, no more school!

Woo-hoo, no more school!

Oxford Elementary student Tyler Williams had a blast getting soaked at the school’s annual Field Day to celebrate the end of another year. June 8 is the last day for students in the Oxford school district. For more Field Day photos, pick up a copy of The Oxford Leader for $1 today. Photo by C.J. […]