‘WISDOM,’ five women, five journeys at St. Anne

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer So just what can happen when women come together and make friends? The question will be deliberated at 4 p.m., April 29 at St. Anne Catholic Church, 825 S. Ortonville Road, when Women’s Interfaith Solutions, Dialogue, Outreach in Metro-Detroit (WISDOM) will be coming to give their five women, five journeys […]

Carrying the baton: Reilly’s return

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Goodrich-Reilly Shellenbarger’s race has been both difficult and lengthy. But on Thursday afternoon, Shellenbarger a high school junior completed more than the 800 meters in the first leg of the 4-by-800 meter relay in a dual meet with Mt. Morris and Montrose. On July 5, 2017 Reilly was travelling across […]

Security guards posted at Harvey Swanson, Oakwood

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Elementary schools now have new security personnel in the buildings. When students came back from spring break, both Harvey Swanson and Oakwood elementary schools implemented new security guards at the front doors. “Parents come to the door and they are screened by the security official, they can see them […]

Ray Cummings

CUMMINGS, PAUL R., “Ray” of Ortonville; died April 15, 2018.  He was 71.  Born in Lake City, Tennesee on April 30, 1946 to the late Charlie and Effie (nee: Duff) Cummings. He married the former Elizabeth “Betty” Rooney on April 8, 1967 in Wayland, Massachusetts.  He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, […]

Mural, mural on the wall

Mural, mural on the wall

Olivia Kilpela and Andrew Hofman of Oakwood Elementary School check out a colorful mural created by classmates with paper feathers designed by each student. Photo by Patrick McAbee. 

Theodore Owczarek

OWCZAREK, THEODORE HARRY “TED” “Mr. O”of Ortonville; died April 14, 2018.  He was 74.  Born December 7, 1943 in Hamtramck, Michigan to the late Zygmunt and Helen (nee: Pieczara) Owczarek.  He married the former Karen Stroud in Hazel Park, Michigan on November 20, 1965.  He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Karen Owczarek; […]

Public Notice: Goodrich

Goodrich Cemetery Association Public Notice The annual public meeting for the Goodrich Cemetery Association will be held on Monday April 16, 2018 at 7:00PM at the Village of Goodrich Offices, lower level, located at 7338 S. State Road, Goodrich, MI 48438. The annual meeting will be followed immediately by the regular business meeting of the […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

SEYMOUR LAKE CEMETERY ANNUAL GROUNDS CLEAN-UP Seymour Lake Cemetery will undergo spring clean-up in April. Please remove any personal artifacts, artificial flowers, wreaths and holders, etc. that you wish to keep PRIOR TO APRIL 21, 2018. After April 21st, all winter remains including wreaths, grave blankets’ and faded floral arrangements including the holder and any […]

Public Notice: Goodrich

PUBLIC NOTICE VILLAGE OF GOODRICH CUTTING OF NOXIOUS WEEDS TO OWNERS OF LAND SITUATED IN THE VILLAGE OF GOODRICH, GENESEE COUNTY, STATE OF MICHIGAN: NOTICE is hereby given that all noxious weeds and/or grass found growing to a height greater than six (6″) inches in height may be cut by the Village and the owner […]

Public Notice: Groveland Township

Synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 4-9-2018 Call To Order & Roll Call Approved Agenda Approved: Consent Agenda Budget Amendment, Accts Payable Board Minutes Twp. /Fire 4/9/2018 PRESENTATION Recognition 7 GTFD Firefighter’s NEW BUSINESS Approved to Dissolve 2 Medical Plans Approved to Amend Benefit Ordinance #214 Approved to Fund Health Care Savings Quarterly Approved 2018 Road Gravel […]