Chalk it up

Chalk it up

Goodrich-Say it in chalk. On May 7-8, the community is encouraged to get outdoors and join others worldwide who are communicating unity through chalk art messages. Village resident Angie Adamec, said three sidewalk areas, Reid Elementary, the village downtown, and the bike path between the village and the high school are great locations to share […]

When a setback leaves you empty!

To watch Bridgewood Church online weekend services or to check out the Kid’s Services go to: YouTube.com/bridgewoodchurchmi Facebook.com/bridgewoodchurchmi Email: bridgewoodchurch.com I think it is fair to say that most of us headed into 2020 with high hopes and expectations. I was personally looking forward to a bucket list trip of a lifetime, a special 30th […]

74 years together

74 years together

Dane and Elizabeth Guisbert in the driveway of their Ortonville home celebrated 74 years together on April 27.   On Monday, 74 years later the Ortonville couple celebrated their wedding anniversary recognized by Brandon Firefighters, Oakland County Sheriff deputies, Ortonville VFW Post 584 members, Ortonville Masons and the Order of the Eastern Stars who drove by […]

Rachel Faye Yow

YOW, RACHEL FAYE of Lancing, Tennessee. Died May 1, 2020. She was 91. She was born  February 28, 1929 in Lancing, Tennessee to the late Homer and Maud (Garrett) McCartt.  She is survived by three children, Linda Williams, Emma Sue (James) Allen and Tom (Rheta) Yow; Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren; she […]

Brandon crime reports May 1

Dog bite At 6:09 p.m., April 29 Brandon deputies responded to a report of a dog bite. Upon arrival, deputies met with the complainant. He stated he is a delivery driver. He said he was delivering an order when a small yorkie bit him on the leg. He said he then went back to his […]

Maxine Jacobs

JACOBS, MAXINE ELIZABETH of Ortonville, Michigan.  Went home to be with her Lord on April 30, 2020 while being surrounded by her loving family.  She was 89.  She was born May 7, 1930 in Ortonville, Michigan to the late LeRoy and Bernice (Sherwood) Hotchkiss.  She is survived by two sons, Dennis Jacobs and Jeff (Pam) Jacobs.  […]

Glenn “Harvey” Craft

CRAFT, GLENN “HARVEY” of Ortonville, passed away Wednesday April 22, 2020 at 88 years of age. Born May 23, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan son of the late Edward and Ethel Craft Sr. Beloved husband of the late Karen Craft; loving father of Kerry (Julie) Craft, Barrie Craft and Darrin “DC” (Mikki) Craft; dearest grandfather of […]

Ortonville Memorial Day parade cancelled

Ortonville Memorial Day parade cancelled

Ortonville— Summer typically starts with the Memorial Day Parade in the village followed by events at the Ortonville Cemetery. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic and the “Stay at Home” order from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer the event has been cancelled, said Ortonville VFW Post 582 Commander Dennis Hoffman. “While measures are being taken to slow […]

Zoom in to local business

Zoom in to local business

Many small businesses are struggling at the moment with the current stay-in-place order temporarily closing in-person business for many people in the state. But local business owner Brenda Timmermans has found a creative way to keep business going. “I was frustrated that my sales were down to half last month, and the first 10 days […]