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 […]

Patricia Heichel, 86

Patricia Heichel passed away peacefully at Providence Ascension Hospital in Rochester Michigan February 26, 2020 under Hospice care. She is survived by her loving husband Blaine Heichel Jr of 34 years , and daughter Cathy Ward (Stephen) from San Jacinto, California. She was born in Detroit , on April 3, 1933. She was preceded in […]

Henry Paquette, 91.

Henry Paquette passed away February 19, 2020 at Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital in Rochester Hills, he was 91.  He leaves behind his beloved wife Muriel of 70 years; loving children Doris (Edward) Thompson, Paul Paquette, Arthur Paquette, and Allen (Caroline) Paquette; his grand children Dana, (late Christopher), Sarah, Jessica, Jermy, Becky, Kyle, and Carly; 7 […]

“Big” Fred Millard, 71

Fred Timothy Millard — Big Fred to family and friends — died in his home in Oxford on February 26, 2020. He was 71 years old. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Denise (Slieff), daughter Nicole (Jeff) Mouch of Metamora, daughter Kristi McDevitt, son Fred (Jill), daughter Dana (Brad) Nowacki of Ortonville […]

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

Good day to you, residents of the Oxford/Addison community!We hope you enjoy this “super” edition of your community newspaper, The Oxford Leader. What you are holding in your hands today is the 6,332nd edition of The Leader. This coming April, The Oxford Leader will be our community’s newspaper of record for 122 years. We have […]