Weekly COVID Update

Weekly COVID Update

This is our 75th week of reporting local COVID numbers. Our area saw an increase in recent and total cases and COVID-related deaths. According to numbers provided by the county, last week we reported there were a total of 2,925 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This week, 2,974. Recent cases, which “… are the […]

A study in perfection

A study in perfection

By Don Rush We tip our hats to Oxford High School senior Martha Wolf and her to her parents, Douglas and Carlotta Wolf. Why? The other week we learned Martha earned the highest possible ACT composite score, 36. Not many who take the test can say this. According to a press release from the ACT […]

Why we do stuff.

Why we do stuff.

No, this is not a study on why “we” the collective human race, nor any subset thereof, does anything based on physical, emotional, environmental or psychological stimuli. (Come on folks, it’s my writing you’re reading and you know I don’t follow the science because I ain’t that bright.) The “we” of which I speak today […]

Carrie Blodgett, 65

Oxford resident Carrie Jayne Blodgett passed away at the age of 65. She’s the adored wife of Dan Blodgett; loving and devoted mother of Justin King, Joshua (Penny Monk) King, Sara Blodgett and James (Abigail) Blodgett; proud grandmother of Adelaide; daughter-in-law of Carolee Gray and Susanne (the late J. Daniel) Blodgett; sister-in-law of Rebecca (James) […]

DDA looks toward autumn events

After the success of this summer’s Concerts in the Park series, the Downtown Development Authority will follow up with a pop-up concert and artisan/farmers market Thursday, Sept. 23. The market and concert will both be at one location this time, Centennial Park, from 5 to 8 p.m. The concert will feature singer/guitarist Rudy Vican. Other […]

Weekly COVID-19 update

Weekly COVID-19 update

This is our 74th week of reporting local COVID numbers. Our area saw an increase in recent and total cases and no additional COVID-related deaths. According to numbers provided by the county, last week we reported there were a total of 2,886 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This week, 2,925. Recent cases, which “… […]

The sun always comes up. Her story.

The sun always comes up. Her story.

And, now for the exciting conclusion — Part 2 of a two-part Don’t Rush Me column.  If you missed Part 1, click HERE — Don * * * As I write, I’ve been sitting on this, mulling things over in my head for seven days. What would I write? How can I complete the circle […]

When it’s hot out, sell cool, refreshing drinks!

When it’s hot out, sell cool, refreshing drinks!

With temperatures hot and humid last week, these young entrepreneurs, Faythe Trapp (back) and Jillian Williams, both 10, set up a lemonade and beaded bracelete stand on Teelin Dr. in Oxford Township. Pictured getting ready to make a purchase are Scott MacDonald and Donna Purcell. Readers will be happy to know this week we will […]

Oxford’s Weekly COVID-19 Update

Oxford’s Weekly COVID-19 Update

This is our 73rd week of reporting local COVID numbers. Our area saw an increase in recent and total cases and one additional COVID-related death. According to numbers provided by the county, last week we reported there were a total of 2,843 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This week, 2,886. Recent cases, which “… […]

Adopt-A-Stream program at library

Wanna’ know how to protect local streams? Lucky you. Now is the perfect time to get involved with protecting freshwater resources. Next Wednesday, Sept. 8, Eric Diesing, a Watershed Ecologist from the Clinton River Watershed Council will present “Adopt-A-Stream” training at the Oxford Public Library. Adopt-A-Stream is a volunteer-based initiative that empowers community members to […]

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