Brandon Snowcoming Senior Candidates

Brandon Snowcoming Senior Candidates

Back from left Luke Veres, Connor Buche, Ross Coyni, Colin Cooke and Camerson Godfrey. Front from left Maren Anderson, Bailey King, Emmie Henningson and Rylie Tolonen. Not pictured Jackie Martin. The snowcoming king and queen will be crowned Feb. 2. Photo by Patrick McAbee

Meteorite among us

By David Fleet Editor It looked like fireworks. Kim Sweeder, a Holly Township resident was driving near Burton on Tuesday evening when she watched a bright ball cross the sky. “There was a high pitched screech,” said Sweeder. “It was a very bright blue and the dark sky lit up. I thought wow— fireworks in […]

Brandon Poms

Brandon Poms

From left, Zoe Cooney, Rachel McGeachy and Maren Munkas Anderson. Brandon Pom-pom team members on the court at halftime during at the Bandon vs. Flushing varsity basketball game Jan. 11, at Brandon. Photo by Mo Voyer.

Who’s got mail?

Who’s got mail?

An adult Screech Owl  found a home in a mailbox along Bald Eagle Lake Road on Saturday. Lisa Harrison, an Ortonville Post Office mail carrier for the past 11 years found the owl during her route. Photo by Lisa Harrison.

December Slide

December Slide

From left, Melissa, Ashleigh,13,  and Dave Armstrong sled at the Brandon Township Community Park, 1414 N. Hadley Road. On Dec. 27, the Deerfield Beach Fla. family visiting family  for Christmas took advantage of the Michigan snow for a day of sledding. Photo by Patrick McAbee

Welcome winter

Welcome winter

A Christmas eve snowstorm covers South Street in Ortonville.  The first day of winter was Dec. 21. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Cookie making

Cookie making

From left to right Heather Stapp, Carter Stapp 17 months, Jessica Curtis, Devon Stapp 4 and Jason Stapp. Photo by Patrick McAbee

Jeff Cook

Jeff Cook, age 58, of Ubly, passed away, suddenly, at home on December 23, 2017. Jeffrey Paul Cook was born on April 5, 1959 in Pontiac, MI, son of Paul and Marjorie (Coventry) Cook. Jeff graduated from Ortonville’s Brandon High School in 1977, and continued farming with his family.   He was active in 4-H and […]

Brandon Middle School presents:Annie the musical

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer It may be a hard-knock life for some—but Brandon Middle School’s production of Annie is bound to brighten up the day this holiday season. Featuring a cast and crew of about 80 students, Annie with take the stage at 7 p.m., both Dec. 1-2 at the Brandon High School Performing […]

Detroit Unseen

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Photographer Robert Huston zooms in on what’s not seen in Detriot. At 7 p.m., Oct. 26, the Brandon Township Public Library, 304 South. St. will be hosting his nine-year photography project of the Motor City. “I started to take photos of Detroit around 2008,” said Huston. “I was interested in […]