Barnett rips referees despite win

The end result was in the Goodrich soccer team’s favor May 12 ? but Coach Nigel Barnett was not a happy camper afterward. The Martians rallied from a 2-1 halftime deficit to defeat host Lake Fenton 3-2, improving their record to 8-4 overall and 8-3 in Genesee Area Conference play. However, Barnett said Lake Fenton […]

Martian nine retain perch on top of league

Thirteen is a lucky number for the Goodrich baseball team. The Martians remained perfect in Genesee Area Conference play by sweeping a doubleheader against Mt. Morris May 12, winning the opener 4-1 and the nightcap 12-0 (in five innings). Goodrich’s record is now 13-0 in league play and 17-3 overall. Senior Michael McCormick handcuffed the […]

Peters picks up 500th win as Blackhawks roll

Brandon’s softball team helped Coach Don Peters achieve a milestone while continuing their winning ways. The Blackhawks swept a doubleheader from visiting Fenton May 12, winning the opener 8-2 and the nightcap 3-2. The first-game win gave Peters, who is in his 16th year as the Brandon coach, his 500th career win. The Blackhawks are […]

Letter To The Editor

Dear Editor, BGO Recreation would like to say a big THANK YOU to all the volunteers who generously donated their valuable time and energy to the construction of the Ortonville Village Skate Park. We would also like to extend a special thank-you to Ron Lapp, the Brandon Township Supervisor, and Paul Zelenak, the Ortonville Village […]

Letter To The Editor

Dear Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to comment on recent suggestions by the Oakland County Sheriff (OCS) and Mackinaw Center for public police. The statements indicating that the OCS could provide road patrols at a lower cost than the Michigan State Police (MSP). But the facts are, in Oakland County a deputy […]

Letter To The Editor

Dear Editor, There are very many times in our lives that we are given the opportunity to stand up and do the right thing, unfortunately, all to often we let those opportunities pass us by. On May 21, everyone in the Goodrich area has the opportunity to stand up and fight for the community they […]

From The Citizen

Two cents worth On Tuesday, May 6 police asked an angry customer at the Shell station on M-15 to leave the business because she was shouting at the clerk. The customer began yelling at the clerk after the clerk mentioned that on her last visit the customer was a penny short on the gas bill. […]

Just Some Fleeting Thoughts

Hats off to all those who participated in last Saturday’s building of the Ortonville Skate Park’a great project. And, even before the first bolts were turned, skateboarders arrived ready to ride the rails, jump the jumps and spin the spins. While the euphoria of a community park will last for years to come, please take […]

Brandon Township property up for bids

Brandon Twp. – After four years, $140,000 and lots of headaches the home at 46 Cedar St. is up for sale. The saga of the small home began several years ago when the property owner, Thomas Amoss noticed a funny smell coming from the shallow water well in the basement. Amoss had the well water […]

Brandon students complete ‘Just Say No? program

(From left back) Jason Jenison, Regional Coordinator for Senator Mike Rogers, DARE Officer Dpt. Dave Hernandez, DARE recipients Derek Bradey and Penny Boswell were among more than 300 Brandon fifth grade students that crowded the high school auditorium on May 7 to receive DARE, ‘Just Say No? program certificates of completion. The program educates students […]

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