View Newspaper Group acquires J-Ad newspapers

HASTINGS, Mich. — View Newspaper Group Owner and President Rick Burrough is proud to announce the locally-owned newspaper company has acquired the business operations of J-Ad newspapers, which includes the weekly publications Hastings Banner, Hastings Reminder, Lowell Ledger, Lowell Buyers Guide, Battle Creek Shopper News, Marshall Advisor & Chronicle and Sun & News which covers […]

Oxford veterans, residents to remember fallen veterans on Memorial Day

Oxford veterans, residents to remember fallen veterans on Memorial Day

OXFORD — Veterans from all branches of the United States Armed Services and volunteers will gear up for the Oxford Memorial Day remembrance ceremony on Monday, followed by the Memorial Day parade. The Memorial Day ceremony, organized by members of American Legion Walter Fraser Post 108, begins at 10 a.m. in Centennial Park in downtown […]

Village council still waiting on DTE for parking lot lights

Site plan was approved nearly eight years ago By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com OXFORD — Oxford Village Manager Joe Madore updated the village council on the lighting installation for the Planned Unit Development (PUD) parking lot located at 32 E. Burdick St. during a council meeting on May 14. Madore informed council members the […]

Oxford DDA nominated for nine Oakland County Main Street awards

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com OAKLAND COUNTY — The Oxford Downtown Development Authority has a chance to win nine awards at this year’s Oakland County Main Street event, the most awards in Oakland County, according to DDA Executive Director Kelly Westbrook. The event is part of Main Street Oakland County (MSOC) programs – an […]

Oxford graduates

Oxford graduates

Once a Wildcat, Always a Wildcat By Jim Newell Managing Editor INDEPENDENCE TWP. — The Oxford High School Class of 2024 have turned their tassels and are ready to embark on a journey to find their passions and leave their marks on the world. Nearly 400 seniors graduated from OHS during commencement ceremonies on May […]

James William King, 67

James William King of Cass City, formerly of Kingston, age 67, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2024, at Medilodge of Cass City. James was born March 14, 1957 in Lapeer. He had been employed at Feguson Block. James enjoyed listening to Hank Williams, Sr., and had often been told he sounded like him when […]

Oxford DDA seeks volunteers for ‘summer prep day’

Oxford DDA seeks volunteers for ‘summer prep day’

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com OXFORD — The Oxford Downtown Development Authority is looking for volunteers to help prepare the downtown for summer during their summer prep day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 23. Volunteers will build and set up furniture, stain the Oxford/Lake Orion Downtown Trolley Express, lay mulch […]

Sixty-six Oxford youths honored for their commitment to the community

Sixty-six Oxford youths honored for their commitment to the community

By Jim Newell Managing Editor OXFORD TWP. — The Oxford-Addison Youth Assistance board members, local leaders and first responders honored 66 area youths during the annual Youth Awards ceremony at Seymour Lake Township Park on Friday. The OAYA Youth Awards celebrate the achievements of exceptional students who were nominated for their selfless acts in the […]

Local gymnast places 6th in nation on bars

Local gymnast places 6th in nation on bars

By Wendi Reardon Price Staff Writer wprice@mihomepaper.com MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Leah Fitzsimonds placed during 2024 Level 9 Eastern Championships, May 3-5. Fitzsimonds, a junior at Clarkston High School, finished in sixth place in the nation on bars with a score of 9.175, and she placed eighth in the nation for all around with 36.825. […]

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