Weekly COVID-19 Update

Weekly COVID-19 Update

This is our 85th week of reporting local COVID numbers. Our area saw a increases in recent cases and in total cases. COVID-related deaths increased by one to 42. According to numbers provided by the county, last week we reported there were a total of 3,649 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This week, 3,814. […]

This Thanksgiving I am thankful for lots of stuff

This Thanksgiving I am thankful for lots of stuff

Every night I tend to reflect on the hours I was awake that day. Did I fail, hurt or belittle any person, situation or entity (on purpose or unintentionally). If I answer to myself, “yes” I figure out what needs to happen the next day to make things right. (Most nights, thankfully, the affirmative answer […]

Weekly COVID-19 Update

Weekly COVID-19 Update

This is our 84th week of reporting local COVID numbers. Our area saw a decrease in recent cases, and an increase in total cases. COVID-related deaths increased by one to 41. According to numbers provided by the county, last week we reported there were a total of 3,553 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This […]

The American Community Survey? Yup.

The American Community Survey? Yup.

So the other week I had a local lady come visit me at my Oxford office. She had (maybe still has) some issues about something she and her husband received in the mail. Let’s call her “Virginia.” “Don,” said Virginia with obvious concern in her voice. “I got this survey in the mail and it […]

Ralph MacLachlan, 82

Former Lake Orion resident Ralph “Mac” MacLachlan passed away November 1, 2021 in Walla Walla, Wash., at the age of 82. Mac was born in Oxford, Michigan to George and Anna MacLachlan on August 1, 1939. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy, traveled the world doing what he enjoyed the most as an Aviation […]

Weekly COVID Update

Weekly COVID Update

This is our 83rd week of reporting local COVID numbers. Our area saw a decrease in recent cases, and an increase in total cases. COVID-related deaths increased by one to 41. According to numbers provided by the county, last week we reported there were a total of 3,470 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This […]

Celebrating

Celebrating

Lifelong Oxford residents Bill and Roselyn VanWagoner (pictured) will celebrate 65 years of wedded bliss on November 24. They were married at Oxford Methodist Church on Burdick Street. They have two sons, Neil and Bruce, four grandchildren, Nelson, Samantha, Jana and Jacob, three great-grandchildren, Jace, Arie and Amelia. Asked how they will celebrate their anniversary […]

There was a little kerfuffle down there

There was a little kerfuffle down there

This past Sunday I watched the The Mexico City Grand Prix (previously known as the Mexican Grand Prix) and aside from the vehicles, what I found most entertaining were the (I am guessing) British announcers. Not only did it show they were super excited to be in the broadcast booth, but I loved their vocabulary. […]

Joseph Yezbick, Jr., 98

Surrounded by his family, Joseph Yezbick, Jr., age 98, passed away peacefully November 6, 2021, at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac. Joe was a friend to everyone he met, but most importantly he was a family man. Born on June 10, 1923 in Detroit, he was the fourth of eight children born to […]

Mary Vlasov-Baker, 81

Mary Louise (nee Keyes) Vlasov-Baker entered life February 26, 1940 in Highland Park and entered Life Eternal on November 5, 2021. She is survived by her husband Ernest Baker and daughters Nina Vlasov and Elizabeth “Liza” Duronio (Brent Bailey), Dr. Michael (Kathleen) Baker, and the late Robert Baker. Survivors include grandchildren; Alexandra, Sabrina, Maxwell, Marco, […]

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