Public Notice:Brandon Township

BRANDON TOWNSHIP SEYMOUR LAKE CEMETERY ANNUAL GROUNDS CLEAN-UP Seymour Lake Cemetery will undergo spring clean-up in April, 2017. Please remove any personal artifacts, artificial flowers, wreaths and holders, Etc. that you wish to retain PRIOR TO APRIL 15, 2017. After April 15 th, all winter remains including wreaths, grave blankets’ and faded floral arrangements including […]

James Edmund Egan

James Edmund Egan of Ortonville passed away April 12, 2017 at The Pines of Goodrich. He was 84. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., today, Saturday, April 15 with a funeral service starting at 3 p.m. at Hill Funeral Home, 11723 S. Saginaw St., Grand Blanc. Rev. Connie Lundy officiating. Final place of […]

Remembering the Joe Louis Arena

By David Fleet Editor Jay Stark was a 17-year-old from western Canada when he was drafted by the National Hockey League’s Detroit Red Wings and signed a three-year contract as a defenseman. “In 1986 I remember making the trip to Detroit and a game at the Joe Louis Arena,” said Stark, who grew up in […]

Child abuse:Predator faces life in prison

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer A man accused of sexually abusing two children in Brandon Township will answer to the charges more than seven years after the allegations were first made. Floyd Arthur Boyce, 53, was arraigned March 8 on three counts of criminal sexual conduct first degree on a person under the age of […]

Letters to the editor April 15, 2017

Kudos Mr. Trent! (In response to: ‘Septic checks for chosen few eyed,’ The Citizen, April 8, page 1) Dear Editor, As one of many who fought the sewer bond, I thank Village Manager David Trent for his proposed septic check initiative. One of the sticking points of those against sewers was…If it’s up to $25k […]

Daniel Robert Hyde

Daniel Robert Hyde of Ortonville; died April 11, 2017.  He was 69.  Born October 30, 1947 in Mt. Clemens, Michigan to the late Clayton R. and Margaret H (nee: Eick) Hyde.  He married the former Sharon Stokes on July 13, 1968 in Ortonville.  He is survived by his loving wife, Sharon Hyde; four children, Pamela […]

Geneva Pauline DeLandsheer

Geneva Pauline DeLandsheer of Oxford Twp.; died April 12, 2017.  She was 88.  Born September 9, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan to the late George and Winnie (nee: Young).   She is survived by five children, Michael DeLandsheer, Tyson (Pam) DeLandsheer, Anthony DeLandsheer, Piper K. Knorp-Cameron and Ronny (Ed) Kondrat; one brother, Charles Haley; one sister, Linda […]

Bruce Frank Sinclair, Sr

Bruce Frank Sinclair, Sr. of Ortonville; died April 9, 2017. He was 93. Born October 29, 1923 in Burnside, Michigan to the late Frank Claude and Ruth Imogene (nee: Grover) Sinclair. He is survived by five children, Stacy Ann Buchanan, Shawn (Robert) Frisch, Sandra (Erik) Johnson, Robert Sinclair and Susanne Sinclair; five grandchildren, Lukas, Abby […]

Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day

Kelly Bonds and Amanda Quinian set up Harvey Swanson Elementary School for Earth Day on April 22. Areas of the school represent different environments. Locally the Goodrich/Chamber of Commerce will host an Earth Day celebration at the Goodrich United Methodist Church, 8071 S. State Road, Goodrich. Clean up will be along State and Hegel roads. […]

Truck Town Thunder

On March 24-25, robotics team traveled to Mason High School to compete to qualify for the Michigan State Championships. Overall, the team was able to secure eight wins and four losses leading to a fourth place ranking at the end of qualifications. Truck Town Thunder led an alliance of three robots, FRC Team 5205, Full […]