Weekly COVID Update

Weekly COVID Update

This is our 63rd week of reporting local COVID numbers. Our area again saw decreases in recent cases, a small up-tick in total cases and no addition COVID-related deaths. According to numbers provided by the county, last week we reported there were a total of 2,731 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This week, 2,732. […]

Fire on Louck

Fire on Louck

An Oxford Village man is out of his apartment — thanks to a fire early last Friday morning. According to Oxford Fire Chief Pete Scholz, the resident of the apartment was awakened after two in the morning by the smell of smoke. He investigated, and when he opened the sliding glass door to his deck […]

Oxford’s Academic Achiever: Ian Keefer

Ian Keefer Parents: Lee & Jeanne Keefer GPA: 4.174 Favorite Subject: Physics Plans after graduation: Continue my studies for a Bachelors in Computer Science. Extracurricular Activities: Was a programmer for FRC Team 2137, Participated in Boy Scout Troop 108. Outside Interests and Hobbies: Programming, Modeling, Reverse Engineering, Writing. What did you learn about yourself during […]

Three generations of Eagles

Three generations of Eagles

Tobey Martin, 18, of Oxford is now an Eagle Scout — just like his uncle and his grandpa. Last year, during the pandemic he completed his Eagle Scout Community Project, replacing picnic table boards at the Hawk Woods Nature Center in Auburn Hills. His Eagle Board of Review was this past September, but because of […]

Noreen Addison, 89

Oxford resident Noreen Addison, age 89, died peacefully on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late William. Loving mother of Linda (James) Uribe, Anne (Mark) Decker, Nancy Addison, the late Michael Addison and Barbara (James) Witalec. She was the proud grandmother of Michael (Stephanie), Matthew, Dannie (Erik), Tatiana, Jenna, Nicholas, […]

Terri Kennedy, 66

Terri Lee Kennedy, 66 years old of Walkerville, Michigan passed away peacefully on June 8, 2021 after a long battle with cancer. Terri was born on December 28, 1954 to Jerry and Shirley Clark of Ashland, Kentucky. Terri graduated from Oxford High School in 1972. She married Lonnie Esckelson on January 20, 1973 and welcomed […]

Weekly COVID Update

Weekly COVID Update

This is our 62nd week of reporting local COVID numbers. Our area again saw decreases in recent cases, a small up-tick in total cases and three addition COVID-related deaths. According to numbers provided by the county, last week we reported there were a total of 2,722 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This week, 2,739. […]

Chemical spill on M-24 causes headaches for drivers

The Oxford Fire Department responded to the report of a chemical spill on N. Lapeer and Metamora roads, Thursday June 10 at 1:35 p.m. Chief Pete Scholz and Assistant Chief Matt Majestic arrived to find a State Police officer on scene blocking the south bound lanes of N. Lapeer . According to reports, transport truck […]

Oxford’s Academic Achiever: Madeline Lovins

Oxford’s Academic Achiever: Madeline Lovins

Madeline Lovins Parents: Melissa and Gary Lovins GPA: 4.10 Favorite Subject: Psychology Plans after graduation: Go to Kalamazoo College and pursue both psychology and creative writing. Extracurricular Activities: I play softball and piano. Outside Interests and Hobbies: I love reading, writing, and music. What did you learn about yourself during lockdown? I learned to further […]