Public Notice: Brandon Township

BRANDON TOWNSHIP Taking bids for park development Contact Brandon Township Parks & Recreation Department for more information (248)627-4640. Bid opening June 18th 1:00p.m. Posted by Candee Allen, Brandon Township Clerk, 395 Mill Street, PO Box 929, Ortonville, Mi. 48462 Publish in The Citizen 6-8-19

James Felts

James R. Felts of Grand Blanc, age 89 passed away peacefully at his home June 3, 2019. James was born in Paragould, Arkansas, the son of the Lake Roy and Lola (Ellington) Felts. He was the eldest of four siblings. James served his country with the US Army Air Corps. He worked at AC Spark […]

Thank you

Thank you

Center, Justin Quisenberry and his daughters Eleanor, 7, and Margaret, 5, and Lee Stewart, Army, Vietnam. Photo by Patrick McAbee. On Memorial Day hundreds attended services in Ortonville. Justin Quisenberry is a 2000 Brandon graduate, 2004 West Point graduate, an a member of the 173rd Airborne completing three combat tours in Afghanistan as platoon leader, […]

Public Notice: Goodrich

Notice of Public Hearing on increasing Property Taxes The VILLAGE OF GOODRICH COUNCIL of the VILLAGE OF GOODRICH will hold a public hearing on a proposed increase of .6749 mills in the operating tax millage rate to be levied in 2019. The hearing will be held on MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. at […]

Golden retrievers missing from township home

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer On May 22, Sally Culp and her daughter Sarah Culp found that their two golden retrievers, Henry and Anna, were missing from the corner of Granger and Hadley roads. “We had put our dogs on the back deck and we blocked off the stairs with a gate like we always […]

Village Kids Breakfast Club at OUMC

By David Fleet Editor It’s been about six years since the first box of cereal and gallon of milk were provided for area hungry children during the summer months. It’s that time of year once again. At 1 p.m., each Sunday June 23-Aug. 25 the Ortonville United Methodist Church will be hosting their annual Village […]

New road funds for village

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville-On May 23, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution sponsored by commissioner Michael Spisz securing $4,554 for the village. The money comes from the county’s Local Road Improvement Program, and will be used for road maintenance and repairs. “It’s a 50/50 matching grant for crack sealing in […]

The Table Food Pantry opens for community

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer On June 9, the Lakeview Community Church will be opening The Table Food Pantry, in partnership with the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint. “There is a need in Goodrich and Atlas Township,” said Pantry Coordinator Jan Pasteiner. “We’re really very passionate and stoked about this idea.” The Table […]

Bridges:‘Knot Right’ does it right

By David Fleet Editor So close. The Brandon “Knot Right” team was right on last week with a second place finish at the annual National Bridge competition. The Brandon High School freshmen team of Rylee Sobecki, Paige Thwig and Maddie Misenar, traveled to Park City, Utah to take on the nations top high school bridge […]

One-eyed screech owl returns to township woods, hunting

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.- It’s dusk on a late May afternoon and Ron Cleveland pulls off a rural township road. His two caged feathered passengers, tipping the scale at just under a half a pound each are healthy except they both are blind in one eye. “There’s not much more we can do […]