Letters to the Editor June 23

(In response to “No more circuses,” a letter by Rose Kerr, The Citizen, June 16, page 7) Don’t support PETA Dear Editor, To Rose Kerr regarding PETA… if you are a pet owner please do your research on the PETA. You should NOT be supporting such an organization. They are against pet ownership and would […]

The poorest of the poor

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer In the fall of 2015, the Carmody family left their life behind to become full-time foreign missionaries.  “Our intent and desire is to live abroad in the poorest of poor communities for the remainder of our lives,” said Karen Carmody, who is currently in Peru with her husband Chris and […]

Fireworks issues popping up in township

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer With the 4th of July approaching, fireworks are popping up at parties and gatherings within the area. “Everyone should be respectful of  their neighbors,” said Brandon Township Supervisor Kathy Thurman. “For this year’s holiday consumer fireworks are allowed on June 29 and 30 and July 6 and 7 between the […]

Dale Whittaker

WHITTAKER, Dale M.; of Brandon Twp.; went home to be with the Lord June 14, 2018; age 71; loving husband of Shyrl “Sherri” (nee Hall) for 49 years; father of Steed (Monica) Whittaker & Guy B. Whittaker; proud grandpa of Samantha Lynn (Jerry) Dvorak, Dakota Whittaker-U.S.N.A., Nolan, Skyler, Addison & Emma Whittaker. Great grandpa of […]

Blackhawks soar

Blackhawks soar

From left, Jennifer Bland, Juan Roque and BHS Principal Dan Stevens. On June 8 Roque walked across stage to receive his diploma. Photo by Mo Voyer By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Juan Roque just wanted to walk across the stage for his diploma like a normal kid. “First of all, I didn’t have practice, so […]

Clerk-treasurer job offered to supervisor

By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor Oxford-Onica’s the one. On Monday night the village council voted 4-1 to extend a contract for village clerk-treasurer to Atlas Township Supervisor Teresa Onica. “I have no doubt whatsoever that she’ll be able to immediately step in and take care of all the responsibilities necessary,” said Councilman Erik Dolan, who […]

Steven Edward Smith

SMITH, Steven Edward; of Roseville formerly of Ortonville; suddenly June 13, 2018; age 51; Husband of Lisa; father of Justin, Tyler & Abbigail; stepfather of Eric (Meschia) Hesse & Sara Hesse (Chris) ;  papa of James, Noah, Jonah, Aubrey & Ashton; son of Paul & Clara “Jean”; brother of Anita (Richard) Cook; uncle of Wesley Vaughn […]

Letters to the editor June 16

Throwing the village under the bus Dear Editor, During the regular Goodrich Council meeting (June 11) perhaps the Village most important asset was unceremoniously dismissed. Councilmen Vick, Barraco and Light voted not to renew Administrator/Clerk Jakki Sidge’s Contract. There was no charge of incompetency or lack of performance, only that a stipulation in her contract […]

Dwayne Darrell Wilson

Dwayne Darrell Wilson passed away surrounded by family. He was 61. He is survived by Laura Prestridde, (fiance), Sons Trey (Amber), Dwayne (Samantha), John (Nichelle),Nick (Fiance Tori), brothers Curtis (Carol), Mike (Cissy)and sister Dawn Francis (Russ). Also survived by stepmother Dana Wilson; stepbrothers Steve Yuchasz (Debra), Jeffrey Yuchasz (Randee), Cris Yuchasz (Julie) and Kenneth Yuchasz […]

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