Author Nate Perkins, who goes by “Farmer Nate,” visited the Addison Township Public Library on June 24. He read a couple of the children’s books he’s written, then let audience members interact with the animals he brought from Upland Hills Farm. The kids got to hold, pet and feed goats, chickens and a very fuzzy […]
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Oh gosh . . . what was it, about three weeks ago Lake Orion resident Bill Kalmar got a message to me. In short it said, “Thanks Don for the good news column. I have been meaning to write something for your newspaper, but quite frankly, there’s not much good to write about these days.” […]
So, I am working on this book, Don’t Rush Me, I Am Making Mistakes As Fast As I Can (or, How I wrecked my kids), a book for dads. And, I just finished the first draft of Chapter 4, Pets and Kids. In this chapter I had to go back into the time machine inside […]
Meet the legendary Lone Ranger and his famous horse, Silver, during an open house at 1372 W. Drahner Rd. in Oxford Township on Friday, Aug. 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. The open house is being hosted by John Burt Realty. Come tour this classic Colonial home sitting on 5 acres and meet the icon behind the mask.
Westley, an 11-month-old Golden Lab who’s being raised for Leader Dogs for the Blind, enjoys a relaxing rubdown at the hands of Oxford resident Emma Haden during the July 26 concert in downtown Oxford’s Centennial Park. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.
In a room filled with family, friends, and loved ones, 44 students were honored at the Oxford Virtual Academy (OVA)/Oxford Schools Early College (OSEC) graduation ceremony, held in the Oxford High School Performing Arts Center May 30. The OVA program is designed to serve students who are seeking a more flexible core education schedule. The […]
Oxford High School’s 2018 Winterfest Court members included (from left) Kayla Hung, Tyler Szczepanski, Sydney Brzezinski, Alex Matsczak, Bridget Grabowski, Drew Skikiewicz, Sergio Borg, Trinity Munoz, Luke Swack (prince from Leonard Elementary), Luci Delano (princess from Lakeville Elementary), Dakota Birr, Lauren Sharpe, Sam Dunn, Tommy Day, Jenna Adema, Hayden Durant, Avery Carty and Josh Raya. […]
Hats off to the Oxford High School Marching Band for taking first place at two competitions held recently in Pontiac and Alma. Competing as a Class A band, Oxford scored 84.6 out of a possible 100 points at the Pontiac competition. “The only band with a better score was Anchor Bay,” said Band Director Jim […]
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be one of those little plastic men on a foosball table? If the answer is ‘yes,’ then sign up for the Men’s Olympics to be held at Christ the King Church in Oxford on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Lunch is included. “It’s […]