Sheriff’s sgt. Expresses gratitude to Vietnam vets

A lot of famous people in the fields of politics, sports, entertainment and journalism served in the Vietnam War. John McCain, Oliver Stone, Bob Kerrey, Colin Powell, Roger Staubach and Steve Kroft all answered duty’s call in southeast Asia before they became household names. “But as far as I’m concerned, all of you courageous men […]

Offer and Savinsky tie the knot

Alexandria Savinsky, of Seattle, Washington, and Daniel Offer, of Oxford, were married on July 23, 2016 at the Cherokee Ranch and Castle in Sedalia, Colorado. Alexandria is a graduate of Gonzaga University and works as a territory partner for Trupanion. She is the daughter of Martin Savinsky, of Seattle. Daniel is a graduate of Oxford […]

Bars team takes the trophy; game raises $2,400 for kids in need

It was a heck of game Friday night at Seymour Lake Township Park in Oxford as officers from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office played in a charity softball game. Deputies who guard the jail took on deputies who patrol the roads in the first-ever Bars vs. Cars game. The event raised $2,400 for the Oakland […]

Congrats Dave & Jackie

David Kalmanir and Jackie Coulman were wed Aug. 17, 2016 at the Rochester Hills 52-3 District Court. Present at the ceremony were sons Sean and Ian Kalmanir, Darla Clark, Michelle and Nicole Hickner, Jerry and Maryann Scheich, and Chris and Connie Carnacchio. The couple resides in Oxford.  

Police Briefs

Aug. 25: A 62-year-old woman called Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies to her home located on the 400 block of Sanders road at 3:45 p.m. to report the breaking and entering of a barn that had occurred on her property on August 24, between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., while she and her […]

DTE Energy’s Careforce renovates Crossroads for Youth dorms

More than 30 DTE Energy employees recently volunteered to clean-up, paint and transform two dormitories to surprise the residents of Crossroads for Youth in Oxford, in recognition of August as the “Month of Caring.” Crossroads for Youth is a nonprofit treatment facility that serves at-risk children and youth. DTE Energy Senior Communications Specialist Renee McClelland […]

Thank you, Veterans!

Michigan Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kowall (R-White Lake) places a special pin commemorating service in the Vietnam War on the breast of Gary, a Vietnam veteran who was a combat engineer with the 1st Marine Division. The lapel pins (shown right) were authorized by Congress, established under the secretary of defense and launched in […]

Brothers attend renowned robotics academy at NASA

Frank Koscica and his brother, Sam Koscica, both of Oxford, recently attended Robotics Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The five-day program is geared towards students, grades 7-9, who have an interest in engineering. The mission of Space Camp Robotics is to […]

Community supports couple battling cancer

Community supports couple battling cancer

  When Debbie and Roger Delong, of Oxford, were diagnosed with cancer months apart, they had no idea the amount of community support they would receive. Debbie was diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer last October and underwent chemotherapy for several months, starting in December. She is now undergoing radiation therapy. Roger was […]

Body believed to be missing woman, cause of death undetermined

OXFORD TWP. – A dead body found last week by an Oakland County Sheriff’s deputy in a wooded area near Hummer Lake and Metamora roads is believed to be a missing local woman, however, a positive identification has not yet been made. Officials believe they discovered the remains of 63-year-old Theresa Adams on the morning […]