LOCS Assistant Supt. of Human Resources Rick Arnett retires

Rick Arnett, assistant superintendent of Human Resources for Lake Orion Community Schools, recently announced his retirement with his final day on June 30. Arnett was with the district for eight years and worked in education for 30 years. In 2020, he was named interim superintendent after the retirement of then Superintendent Marion Ginopolis. As part […]

Public Safety — June 26-July 2, 2023

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 374 calls from June 26-July 2, 2023 • Felony Arrests: 3 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 2 • Traffic Accidents: 20 Orion Twp. woman arrested after biting husband A 29-year-old Orion Township woman was taken to jail after arguing with her husband and then allegedly biting him. Deputies went to […]

‘Sunset on the Lake’ event to raise funds for Orion Art Center

The Orion Art Center and the Reighard family will host a nationally acclaimed speed painter during a fundraiser on Aug. 4. “This is your chance to see a gorgeous lake sunset from the largest home on Lake Orion, enjoy wines and food from local restaurants, mix and mingle and watch renowned speed painting artist, Dave […]

Donna Fleming, 78, of Lake Orion

Donna Fleming, 78, of Lake Orion

FLEMING, Donna Lee (Brookie), age 78, resident of Lake Orion, Michigan for 38 years, passed away July 7, 2023 after an admirable and tenacious fight. Born in Tucumcari, New Mexico in 1945, she was an Air Force “brat”, and led an interesting and varied life. Donna graduated from Riverside Community College in California, having majored […]

Richard Parks, 64, of Oxford

Richard Dwaine Parks of Oxford passed away suddenly on July 7, 2023. He was 64 years old. Richard is the loving father of Breana Parks and stepfather of Melissa Capelan and Deidra Parks; dear brother of Patti (Bill) Bone and Michelle (Robert) Woodward. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Ruth Ann […]

Timothy Kempf, 79, of Lake Orion

Timothy Kempf, 79, of Lake Orion

Timothy J. Kempf, also known as Tim, passed away on April 26, 2023, at the age of 79, in Pontiac, Michigan. He was born on October 7, 1943, in Saginaw, Michigan, to William L. Kempf and Kathleen (Coffman) Kempf. Tim attended Arthur Hill High School in Saginaw, MI, and later went on to attend Delta […]