Drunk driving in Oxford

A 55-year-old Lapeer woman was arrested this past weekend for operating her vehicle under the influence of intoxicants. According to Oxford Village Police Officer James Irish’s report, at about a quarter past 11 p.m. on Friday, May 14, he noticed a red Dodge Durango make an illegal left hand turn onto northbound S. Washington St., […]

Shirley Yonker, 83

On May 14, 2021, Shirley Younker passed away peacefully at the age of 83. Shirley was born in Oxford, the daughter of Orville and Ruth Mann. She was a graduate and served on the class reunion committee of Oxford High School Class of 1956. She married the love of her life, the late Donald Younker, […]

Priscilla Petrove, 69

Priscilla Mae Petrove, age 69, passed away on May 15, 2021 at her home with her husband Jesse Petrove by her side. When she was just 13 she met Jesse and she married him on March 2, 1968 they enjoyed 56 years together, 53 of them in marriage. She was born to Richard and Dorothy […]

How to talk to a French pig

How to talk to a French pig

Yeah, the nightlife of your hero (that would be me) is quite exciting if not down-right enthralling. After watching Jeopardy at 7 p.m., things really start ramping up for one Dandy Don Rush. Because I’m the quintessential renaissance man, I have options available to me that maybe mere mortals do not. Gender, I reckon, does […]

Lions take to the streets

Lions take to the streets

It has been awhile, but in a couple of weekends the Oxford Lions Club will again take to the streets. Their White Cane sales will commence around 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 20. Lions volunteer will be out and about until Saturday, May 22. Like many local service groups, the Lions did not seek donations […]

Weekly COVID Update

Weekly COVID Update

In our 57th week of reporting local COVID numbers, our area again saw an increase in total cases however, new cases, over last week dropped. According to numbers provided by the county, last week we reported there were a total of 2,458 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This week, 2,509. Recent cases, which “… […]

Oxford’s Academic Achiever: Annastassia Boglaev

Oxford’s Academic Achiever: Annastassia Boglaev

Annastassia Boglaev Parents: Kara and Alex Boglaev GPA: 4.125 Favorite Subject: Math Plans after graduation: I plan to attend college to study biology Extracurricular Activities: Band and dance Outside Interests and Hobbies: Ballet, hiking, and reading What did you learn about yourself during lockdown? I learned I enjoy having free time, which I don’t usually […]

Charles Johnson, 55

Charles G Johnson, 55, of Leonard, MI went to be with the Lord on May 6, 2021. He passed away unexpectedly from Covid-Pneumonia. He was born in Pontiac to parents Gunnar and Mary Johnson. Charles, also known as Chuck, Charlie, or Chuckles, graduated from Romeo High School in 1984. After high school he moved to […]

Jami Howitt, 51

Jami Ann Howitt went to be with the Lord on May 9, 2021. Jami entered this life on April 24, 1970. She is survived by her loving children, Christopher (Autumn) Reins, Raven Howitt and Alaina Rarick; her granddaughter Scarlett Reins; her mother Vicki (Jim) Gentry; father Jim (Jeanne) Farrell; sister Kim (Jeff) Langelier; brothers, John […]

Eleanor Brabo, 95

Eleanor S. Brabo, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, age 95 of Oxford, Michigan passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, May 2, 2021 surrounded by family. She was born February 1, 1926 in Detroit. Eleanor is survived by her children Linda Wood, Sharon Brabo, Christal (Douglas) Hatch and Steven Brabo. Her grandchildren, Jennifer Hosey, […]