Oakland County to accept household waste products

Oakland County will host a Household Hazardous Waste collection 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 30, at the Oakland County Service Center Campus , 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Pontiac. No Styrofoam, tires, explosives, radioactive waste, Freon containing items like refrigerators, compressed gas cylinders other than BBQ sized propane tanks and fire extinguishers, commercial, contractor, […]

Shelley Moore, 46

Shelley Joann Moore, age 46, of Oxford, passed away unexpectedly in her sleep early Saturday morning April 16, 2022, in Oscoda County. Shelley was born on July 3, 1975 in Detroit, the daughter of Ronald Joseph and Mary Ellen (Lakosky) Karolak. She attended Oxford Area Schools graduating with the class of 1993. She furthered her […]

Charles Hetherington, 88

It is with heavy hearts that we mark the passing of Charles Frederick Hetherington, known to everyone as “Cork” on April 4 at his home in Los Angeles, California just a few days short of his 89th birthday. Born April 13, 1933 to Ray and Margery Hetherington, he was the oldest of four siblings and […]

Jamie Webster-Thorpe, 44

Jamie Marie Webster-Thorpe of Davison passed away peacefully at the age of 44, on March 9, 2022. Jamie will forever be remembered for her generosity of spirit and warmth of heart. She loved to create, whether it was crochet, cross-stitch, or another creative endeavor, and she loved to share these with everyone around her. Her […]

Ann Kaffenberger, 75

Ann “Annie” “Gigi” Kaffenberger was born to Frank and Mary Magdalene in Pontiac, on February 23, 1947. She was the youngest of 12 children. She was raised in Oxford, however, in 2011, she made the move to Ponca City, OK to be closer to her daughter and grandchildren. On April 18, 2022, Annie received a […]

Release the children!

Release the children!

Oxford Township Parks & Recreation hosted their annual Easter Bunny Bonanza this past Saturday at Seymour Lake Township Park. The weather was a little chilly with partly sunny skies and steady winds from the northwest. Over 250 kids, their parents and family gathered around a marked off circle in the park. In the circle were […]

Parents press conference

Parents press conference

They want answers, action By Don Rush Since the Nov. 30 mass shooting in Oxford High School, a group of Oxford parents have attended every school board meeting asking questions and seeking answers. Not satified with what they have heard from school board members the retained a public relations firm and held a press conference […]

Weekly COVID Update

Weekly COVID Update

This is our 106th week of reporting local COVID numbers. This week our area continued slight increases in recent cases and total cases. COVID-related deaths stayed at 63. According to numbers provided by the county, last week we reported there were a total of 6,215 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This week, 6,230. Recent […]

County to start local road projects

Ah, the birds are chirping, the buds budding and the squirrels darting to and fro in front of oncoming traffic. It’s spring and the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) kicked off its $79 million road construction season, which will bring road improvements to parts of both Oxford and Addison townships. This year’s list of […]

Oxford resident running to be judge

Oxford resident and Oakland County circuit judge candidate Tricia Dare has collected enough signatures to appear on the ballot. According to a press release, Michigan election law requires non-incumbent Oakland County circuit judge candidates to obtain and submit between 4,000 and 8,000 petition signatures to appear on the ballot. On April 7, Dare and her […]