Guest Opinion: Let our student athletes compete

Guest Opinion: Let our student athletes compete

On January 22, 2021, updates for the latest Epidemic Order were communicated to the general public. The restrictions on basketball, cheerleading, hockey, and wrestling were extended to the end of February. I want to be very clear that I respect the duties of the governor and I genuinely appreciate the efforts of her and her […]

Meals on Wheel sending out love for volunteers and holiday help

Dear Editor, Meals on Wheels in Oxford, Lake Orion and Addison thanks Independence Village of Waterstone for providing the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day meals for our homebound seniors. Independence Village really stepped up to the plate, dinner plate that is, and generously provided meals for all of our holidays during this tumultuous year. […]

Thanks to the Scouts

Dear Editor, I want to thank the members of Boy Scout Troop 366 and the others who volunteered placing wreaths on the gravesites of our veterans. The North Oxford Road Cemetery is where my Dad, a WWII veteran of the esteemed 10th Moutain Division, is buried. This is the first time a wreath from Wreaths […]

Thank you for the Wreaths Across America

Dear Editor, On behalf of Ridgelawn Cemetery and Wreaths Across America (WAA), we thank everyone who took part in Saturday, December 19’s event at Ridgelawn Cemetery. We thank WAA for placing wreaths on the graves of our veterans and everyone who stayed for the ceremony provided by the Oxford American Legion Post 108. We thank […]

Harold & Dee celebrate 50 years together

Harold & Dee celebrate 50 years together

Harold and Dee Gross of Oxford are marking their 50th wedding anniversary this month. They were married December 11, 1970 in Walled Lake, Michigan. Harold was drafted into the U.S Army in 1969 and stationed in Germany during the Vietnam War. After his tour was complete they began to build their family, settling in Leonard […]

Your story touched me

Your story touched me

Dear Ms. Fritche, I wanted to take a monet to comment on the November 18 article in The Oxford Leader, “Sgt. stripes received 75 years later.” I commend you for your efforts to restore your dad’s stripes when you realized that they were important to him. I know from personal experience that dealing with the […]

Friends of Collier Lanes

Hello Everyone, Claude Lafnear here, many of you know me as Jr. I am the Oxford High School Varsity high school Boys and Girls bowling coach. I also am a longtime bowler at Collier Lanes. I have bowled through 3 generations of the 4 generations of ownership. They aren’t just bowling proprietors they are part […]

Need to get to the bottom of ‘this mess’

Dear Editor, Imagine living in a place like Venezuela where it does not matter at all who you vote for; your leaders will choose the “right” outcome for you. I thought the election results in Michigan were clear and that Joe Biden was the big winner. Now I am not so sure. It is clear […]

Sgt. ‘stripes’ received 75 years later

Sgt. ‘stripes’ received 75 years later

Dear Editor, I am sending you our story because today is Veteran’s Day (November 11). This story has evolved over 75 years and now I feel it is time to celebrate. My dad, Edwin Pochert served in the Army during WWII as a platoon Sergeant. I will tell his story first: At age 20, (1942) […]