Pearson says twp. will continue fight should Energex return

Addison Supervisor Bruce Pearson took time during his monthly report at the Nov. 19 township board meeting to tell the public what he and his colleagues will do should Energex Petroleum attempt to put an oil well in the community again. Two weeks ago, the company withdrew its application for an oil and natural gas […]

Addison officials adjust for higher salt price

In the last few weeks, salt prices in Michigan have more than doubled and aren’t showing signs of going down any time soon. For the companies that salt roads, driveways and parking lots, this means they might not be able to keep the ice away at the price they have in the past. This recent […]

Seniors invited to Rotary Club’s Christmas lunch

The Rotary Club of Oxford is pleased to invite local senior citizens to its annual Christmas luncheon. This event will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at noon at the Oxford High School Performing Arts Center. The address is 745 N. Oxford Road. This event has become very popular over the years. Please RSVP early […]

Classic Chorale’s free Christmas concert Dec. 1

The Oxford-Orion Classic Chorale, a group of female vocalists founded in the 1960s, will hold its annual Christmas concert on Saturday, Dec. 1 at Oxford Free Methodist Church. Admission is free for the 7 p.m. concert and all are welcome to attend. The church is located at 790 S. Lapeer Rd., north of Drahner Rd.

Get your feast on!

Get your feast on!

Hayden Ashley goes to town on a turkey leg. He was part of a group of students from Lakeville and Clear Lake elementary schools who gathered together Monday to enjoy a pre-Thanksgiving feast. For more photos, please see Page 6. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio. For more photos from the day, pick up a copy of […]

Rowley named OAA Red Coach of the Year

When some coaches win awards, they’ll talk your ear off about their greatness and how much they’ve accomplished as if a team is a one-man show. Not Bud Rowley. He receives an accolade and all he wants to do is praise his players and coaches, and talk about how lucky he is and how much […]

Frost elected village president

Oxford’s village council selected a new president last week, but not everyone was pleased with the choice. Council voted 2-1 to elect Joe Frost to the position. Frost was absent from the Nov. 13 meeting as he was attending a work-related conference in San Francisco, California, but he told this reporter in a phone interview […]

Sutherby celebrates 100 years with 200 cookies

Mary Sue Sutherby, a longtime resident of the Village of Leonard, received a sweet treat to celebrate her 100th birthday on Nov. 14. Four employees of Oxford Community Schools’ Food Service Department brought 200 cookies to Sutherby, who now lives at McLaren Oakland’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lake Orion. They did this because Sutherby […]

Martial artist punches way to gold at world championships

Karate isn’t like most sports. There’s no team: It’s just you and your opponent. There’s nobody else to count on: just your own skill and instinct. Jeff  Bryant knows this well. An eighth-degree black belt in Isshin-ryu and longtime karate instructor, he’s trained 13 of his students to become world champions, most of whom earned […]

Scout takes his place among Eagles

Earning the Eagle rank is the culmination of a Boy Scout’s career, the product of years of hard work, education, dedication and sacrifice. But Nicholas Cejka doesn’t view it as “just another achievement” or the end of his journey. “It’s a challenge to live up to scouting’s highest standards in every aspect of your life […]