Martians split twin bill against New Lothrop

In their first action back from Easter break, the Martians had to settle for a split decision against a Genesee Area Conference foe. The Martians dropped the first game of a twin bill against host New Lothrop April 19, losing to the Hornets 4-3 before rallying to win the second game 9-4. In the first […]

Goodrich track sweeps Hamady, LakeVille in meet

It was a good day for both the Goodrich boys and girls track teams in an April 20 meet at LakeVille. The girls team defeated Hamady 85-32 and LakeVille 75-59, while the boys team routed LakeVille 99-37 and Hamady 28.5. The Martian girls took first place in eight events on their way to the win. […]

Brandon girls track takes fifth at New Lothrop Relays

Before heading back from Easter break, the Brandon girls track team held their own at the New Lothrop Relays April 17. The Blackhawks finished fifth out of 10 teams at the relays, earning 54 points. Valley Lutheran took the meet with 82 points, while Armada finished second with 70 and New Lothrop third with 60. […]

Week At A Glance

Brandon Varsity Sports 4-26 Girls Soccer vs. Linden (H) 6:30 p.m. Girls Golf vs. Lapeer East (H) 3:30 p.m. 4-27 Baseball vs. Goodrich (H) 4 p.m. Softball– Quad Meet (vs. Goodrich, Armada, and Powers Catholic) (H) 4 p.m. Boys Tennis vs. Fenton (H) 4 p.m. 4-28 Girls Soccer vs. Oxford (A) 6:30 p.m. Boys Tennis […]

Ortonville clergy to join National Day of Prayer May 6

Staff Writer For the fourth straight year, Ortonville’s pastors and citizens will come together with the nation to celebrate the National Day of Prayer. This year’s ceremony will be held at noon Thursday, May 6 at the Old Township Hall (at the corner of Church and Mill Streets). The national theme for this year’s National […]

It’s official ? Brandon swimming is a varsity sport

The past two years, Amanda Allison and her fellow Brandon Swim Club members have waited for the day they would be recognized as a varsity sport. That day has come. The Brandon Board of Education, at its April 19 meeting, approved swimming as a varsity sport at Brandon High School beginning with the 2004-05 school […]

Twp. rapper arrested in counterfeiting case

Groveland Twp. – A local man working under several aliases will soon face charges for manufacturing counterfeit money, says Michael Baucum of the U.S. Secret Service in Detroit. Adam Robert Lamon, 30, of Groveland Township, was arrested April 18 after arriving at Print & Copy Express in Holly to wrap $320,000 in counterfeit currency, along […]

Brandon, Groveland assist in 300 acre fire

Holly Twp.’Firefighters from both Brandon Fire Department and Groveland Township Fire Department were among about 100 firefighters that responded to an April 18 Holly Township brush fire that consumed more than 300 acres. ‘We were the second department called in to the fire,? said Steve McGee,Groveland Township Fire Chief. ‘The only way to fight these […]

Local man helps keep history, ‘set in stone?

Groveland Twp.? Their names are synonymous with the church where they prayed. Bird, Cogshall and Ogden are just a few of the Mt. Bethel Church members now buried at the 160-year-old church cemetery near Jossman and Bald Eagle Lake roads in the rolling Groveland countryside. They founded the church, cleared the forests and were pioneers […]