Public Notice: Atlas Township

SYNOPSIS ATLAS TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2019 AT 5:30PM 7386 S. GALE, GRAND BLANC, MI  48439 (810) 636-2548 Members present: T. Onica, K. Vick, B. June, P. Major, A. Moore Members absent:  None Staff present: D. Lattie, S. Bullen The board took the following actions: 1) Approve the agenda as […]

Pedestrian killed on M-15

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer On Feb. 26, at approximately 7:05 p.m., Brandon deputies responded to a fatal pedestrian crash on Ortonville Road just north of Viola Drive. The Crash Reconstruction Unit shut down Ortonville Road for three hours for investigation. A 63-year-old Groveland Township resident was driving a Toyota Rav 4 northbound on Ortonville […]

An American citizen at last

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer When Karen Wiederhold was 12, her family applied for migration into the United States, a dream of her mother’s. It wasn’t until 1989, when she was 19, that she moved here with her parents and brother from Glenrothes, Scotland. “My dad had a sister who lived here,” said Wiederhold. “She […]

Garrett Frezza

FREZZA, GARRETT LOUIS of Ortonville, Michigan; died on February 26, 2019. He was 36. He was born August 7, 1982 in Rochester Hills, Michigan to Paul and Julie (nee: Marchessault) Frezza.  He married Jessica Johnson on April 3, 2009 in Clarkston, Michigan. He is survived by his loving wife Jessica; two children, Gavin and Hazel […]

Ronald Childers

CHILDERS, RONALD AGUSTUS of Ortonville; died suddenly February 26, 2019.  He was 23. Born in Pontiac, Michigan on September 24, 1995 to Ronald M. and Julie (nee: Farrell) Childers.  He is survived by his parents, Ronald and Julie Childers; his son, Tristan Childers; companion, Mckaylyn Dowling; one sister, Jaennetta (Robert) Roop; grandparents, Jeannette (Douglas) Rudd, […]

Alice Churchill

CHURCHILL, ALICE of Ortonville, Michigan, passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on February 21, 2019. Cremation has taken place. Alice was born and raised in Berkley, Michigan and was the daughter of the late Earl and Viola Bale. She was a graduate of Berkley High School and employed by A&P until her retirement. […]

Demple Floyed

FLOYED, DEMPLE GRACE of Ortonville, Michigan; went to be with the Lord on February 24, 2019. She was 91. She was born March 13, 1927 in Risco, Missouri to John and Betty (nee: Kettles) DuBois. She is survived by five children, Rhonda Joann (Daniel) Nagy, Randal Floyed, Dennis (Mary Ann) Floyed, Shirley (John) Cole and […]

Letters to the editor Feb. 23

Thank you Dr. Lowenstein Dear Editor: I want to publicly thank Dr. Linda Lowenstein, on behalf of the Ortonville Historical Society, for donating an “old” medical cabinet she inherited from her predecessor, Dr. Paul Schoen. It will be proudly displayed in our museum as an artifact from the local community. Already we have heard comments […]

The Citizen loses longtime leader

By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor Oxford resident James Allen Sherman Sr. wore many hats during the course of his lengthy career. He was a successful publisher for 38 years. He was a wordsmith. He was a shrewd businessman. He was a devoted community leader. He was an enthusiastic supporter of worthy causes. Sherman was all […]

An American experience

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Most students might be fearing the SAT on March 9, but foreign exchange student Dun Hu is looking forward to it. “In China, there is a lot [that is] different,” said Hu. “We have to live at school, Monday through Friday, and study eight classes every day. The classes [here] […]