While school’s out . . .

Last Friday we asked readers on Facebook, “Dear Oxford Community School Families, what are your plans now that there is no school for three weeks? One reader, Sarah Nastasy, said “We’re going to make some shrinky dinks, tie dye some t shirts, finish the March reading challenge and have a Star Wars marathon.” And, she […]

Virus raises the question: Why prevent Beaumont?

Dear Editor, Today, on the front page of the Wall Street Journal: U.S Hospitals Face Major Challenges. Hospital beds are on the decline nationwide. As the virus spreads, executives are scrambling to secure beds and places to put patients. This article is supported by other major media outlets. The current virus has exposed something that […]

HomeGrown wins at international comp

HomeGrown wins at international comp

For the second year in a row, Oxford’s HomeGrown Brewing Company won the title of Michigan IPA Brewery of the Year and gold for their Zephyros Hazy India Pale Ale (IPA) at New York’s International Beer Competition. Zephyros has a floral aroma, grapefruit notes and uses heavy, late-addition hops and is described by the brewery […]

The little virus that could

The little virus that could

Coronavirus. COVID-19. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. COVID-19. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus .COVID-19. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. COVID-19. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. COVID-19. Coronavirus, and Coronavirus. There. Glad I got that out of my system. Holy moly. Never thought I would see the likes of this little virus, or more accurately, I never thought I would […]

Gloris Karen Fitch, 83

Gloris Karen Fitch, age 83 of Oxford, died in her home with her family on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Karen was married to her late husband Ted for 38 years. She worked in insurance sales for 35 years. Karen loved to golf, bowl, line dance, movies, play cards, and her family. Karen served on the […]

Breaking News: M-24 and Covid-19

Just in From Oxford Township: Due to ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Michigan Department of Transportation’s March 25 public information meeting at Oxford High School regarding the M-24 construction project has been CANCELLED.

Olive Belle Cornell, 103

Olive Belle Cornell (nee Randolph), age 103, of Oxford, formerly of Frankenmuth and Clare, passed away March 10, 2020 at her home in Independence Village of Oxford. She was born June 28, 1916 to Oliver and Edith Randolph in Bath, New York. Loving wife of Andrew B. Cornell. Beloved mother of Patricia A. Boyd (Paul) […]

Some Irish jokes to lighten things up

Some Irish jokes to lighten things up

I know this country is divided. And, I know there is a small group who like to yell and scream and make others miserable. Heck, it’s an election year. So, to combat coronavirus madness and general negativity, I will try to spread some magical fairy dust this week. Think about it, March is a time […]

Women need not read today. (But, if you want, you can.)

Women need not read today. (But, if you want, you can.)

Que the pipers! Let me hear the heart-stirring rat-a-tat-tat of the drums. Where’s my goshed-darned soapbox? My friends, Americans and countrymen, lend me your ears now, while the womenfolks are off doing whatever womenfolks do. Men, the time of putting up or shuttin’ up is upon us. Yes, it’s time. It’s March and I ask […]

William “Bill-Chuck” Toll, 75

William Charles Toll (Billy-Chuck) was born September 30, 1944 in Detroit and passed away, peacefully, on February 20, 2020 in Port St. Lucie Florida. He was 75 years old. He is survived by his son Evan Toll, daughter Sierra Toll Dallas (Wes) and their two beautiful daughters Mila and Araya, and daughter Theresa Goines Lovins […]