Elizabeth Tonia ‘Betty’ Homant

Elizabeth Tonia “Betty” Homant of Maryville, Tenn., formerly of Ortonville died September 25, 2019. She was 86. Betty was born October 30, 1932 in Peoria, Ill. to the late Peter and Clara (Pakorski) Holzinger. She married Roland Eugene Homant, October 1954. Betty worked as a registered nurse her entire life, was a dedicated wife and […]

Patsy Campbell

CAMPBELL, PATSY RUTH of Ortonville; died October 4, 2019. She was 80. Born April 2, 1939 in Gladwin, Michigan to the late Ray and Mildred (nee: McCrandell) Stauffer.  She married Earl Campbell on August 13, 1977 in Waterford, Michigan.  She is survived by her loving husband Earl; three children, Lori (Mark) Carter, Richard (Elizabeth) Campbell […]

Backyard brawling

Backyard brawling

GHS Junior Tyson Davis #3 intercepts a pass for BHS Senior Keyontae Turner. On Sept. 27, The Goodrich Martians topped rivals Brandon Blackhawks 32-26. It was the first win for Goodrich over Brandon since 2014. The series now stands at 3-2 advantage Brandon. Photo by Mo Voyer.

Ortonville village park issues heat up

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville-Some residents in the village are hoping to have their voices heard about a trail through the Ortonville Village Park. “People were in favor of it and said it was about time,” said councilman Pat George. “They want that trail.” George was out last weekend at the 30th annual Septemberfest […]

Seymour Lake Road fatal crash

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp. The Oakland County Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies from the township substation with the investigation of a single motor vehicle fatal crash. The crash occurred on Sept. 29 at 4:25 p.m. on Seymour Lake Road at the intersection of Perry Lake Road. A 65-year-old Oxford man was […]

Septic system awareness

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- September is septic system awareness month, and the village is raising awareness with their month-long Septic Smart resolution. Each week the village will have a different septic notice posted on their website and facebook page, and postcards have gone out to all village residents. The fourth weeks’ notice is […]

Kearsley Creek E-Coli levels higher this summer

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville-Testing on the Kearsley creek shows higher than satisfactory E-Coli levels. “We test the creek on a regular basis,” said village manager Dale Stuart. The village, while not required to test the creek, does so quarterly when they test the village offices and the Old town Hall. If levels are […]

Letters to the editor October 5, 2019

30th Annual Septemberfest Dear Editor, Brandon Township Parks and Recreation has been honored to host our 30th Annual Septemberfest. By our side were our many support groups and businesses with a majority of funding coming from Presenting Sponsors, Genisys Credit Union and Meijer of Oxford. Consumers Energy, DTE Energy, MSU Federal Credit Union, Randy Wise […]

CROP Walk kicks off 50th year

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer At 1:15 p.m., Oct. 6, the 39th annual Ortonville area CROP Walk will be at the Ortonville United Methodist Church at 93 Church St. Registration following that will be warm-up exercises. The walk begins at 2 p.m. This is the 50th year for the CROP Walk event nation-wide. The three […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2019 BRANDON TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF BRANDON TOWNSHIP: PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that any qualified elector of Brandon Township who is not already registered, may register to vote at the office of the Township Clerk; the office of the County […]