March 24, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Friends, colleagues remember Jack Jury

Retired Houghton Lake High School guidance counselor Jack Jury, 59, died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at his North Shore home after a long battle with cancer. Jury had been with Houghton Lake schools for 25 years before retiring in June of 2003. More...

County expansion discussion resumes; Jansen says land available in Village

There is no need to worry about room for long-term expansion if the Roscommon County Building remains in Roscommon, Todd Jansen, Roscommon Village President, told county commissioners Wednesday. More...

Ogemaw woman dies in weekend accident

Slippery roads March 19 contributed to two traffic accidents in the St. Helen area, one of which claimed the life of a West Branch woman. Richfield Township Police said Christina M. More...

Early testing could keep colorectal cancer at bay

Prudenville resident Paula Bonzo knows first-hand the importance of getting screened for cancer. Thirteen years ago, while still living downstate in Canton, she was diagnosed with colon cancer. More...

Higgins residents deny pay hikes for trustees

Higgins Township residents denied a pay increase for township trustees at their annual meeting Monday night. They also rejected the township clerk’s request for a raise larger than the one proposed for her by the board as a whole. More...

Mick estimates year-end G-H shortfall at $450,000

The Gerrish-Higgins School District’s budget deficit for the 2004-05 fiscal year will be less than originally anticipated, but still above the $350,000 target the board set last fall. More...

Get jump on the trout opener at fly tying workshop April 2

Anglers can get a jump on the upcoming Trout season with a fly tying workshop scheduled for April 2 at Hartwick Pines State Park. More...

Houghton Lake’s five starters named All Confernce

With back-to-back undefeated seasons under their belt, the Houghton Lake Bobcats had its five starters named to the Jack Pine Conference All Conference squad recently. Named to the First Team were seniors Eric Spearman and Brian Suchowesky. More...

FORMIDABLE FROSTY

Matt Chenevare of Houghton Lake (back row, left) and his children and nephews (left to right) Josh Mullins, 13, Joseph Chenevare, 11, and Jeremy Mullins, 10; and (front row): Hayden Huffman, 4, Larissa Chenevare, 6, and Austin Chenevare, 5, worked Su More...

TOP-RATED ENSEMBLE

Roscommon High School's steel drum band performs in the school auditorium Sunday afternoon. More...

B-O-B-C-A-T-S

Houghton Lake resident Mike Draper (left) holds a Bobcat sign at the quarter-final game between Houghton Lake and Muskegon Heights March 15 in Cadillac. At his side are (left to right) Eunice and Gary Malcho, also known as Mr. and Mrs. More...

Dorothy L. Bates

Dorothy L. Bates, Traverse City, died March 22, 2005. She was 92. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, March 29, at 1 p.m. at Reynolds-Jankhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City. Visitation will be at the time of the memorial service. More...

Special Sections

Search for Easter eggs Saturday at hunts

With Easter coming two weeks earlier than last year, little hands will have to contend with snow to find the elusive eggs that await them at area Easter egg hunts Saturday. More...

Accidental shooting kills Higgins Lake man

A Gerrish Township man died at his home March 18 as the result of a gunshot wound police believe occurred while he was cleaning a handgun. Thomas James Hunt, 70, of Higgins Lake was pronounced dead at the scene on White Pine Drive. More...

Lyon supervisor tells citizens—Camp Curnalia sewer could be reality in 2006

Seeing a sewer system become reality for residents of Camp Curnalia is a major goal of the Lyon Township Board, Supervisor Paul Tatro said at the township’s annual meeting Saturday. More...

Clerk’s raise nixed at annual meeting

In a split decision, Lake Township residents voted against a $1,955 raise for Clerk Cindy Russo Saturday at the annual meeting. Russo, the only elected official to ask for a raise for the 2005-06 fiscal year, had asked for a $18,595 yearly... More...

Upcoming budget cuts topic of special board meeting

Anticipating that the more than $800,000 in cuts for the 2005-06 school year will not be enough to balance the budget, the Houghton Lake Board of Education members planned to meet Wednesday, March 23, at 6:30 p.m. at a special meeting. More...

Whitetails Unlimited banquet planned for Grayling

The Roscommon/Crawford Chapter of Whitetails Unlimited will hold a Banquet April 2 at the Knights of Columbus, Grayling. The event will feature a dinner, auction, door prizes, sporting equipment, limited edition wildlife and outdoor art and WTU... More...

Houghton Lake grad living dream with team in tourney

“It’s a dream come true,” said Mark Vick of the recent run of the Oakland University Golden Gizzlies men’s basketball team which made the NCAA tournament this March during an extraordinary late season run. More...

Houghton Lake Bobcat fan known for his cheerleading prowess

Houghton Lake resident Mike Draper is a throw-back to the days when men started cheers and recognized by Bobcats young and old for his team spirit and booming voice. More...

WINDING THE BOBBIN

Volunteer music teacher Jennifer Low leads a group of enthusiastic kindergartners in a musical game called "wind the bobbin" at Merritt Elementary Monday. More...

SPECIAL GUEST

Accompanied by the Houghton Lake High School Jazz Band, senior Megan Clock sings "Every Day I Have the Blues," at the March Madness concert March 16 at the high school. More...

ARCHERY CLASS

Eighth graders at Houghton Lake Middle School take aim under the watchful eye of Instructor Mike Benz last week. Benz said that this is the 23rd year that the archery unit has been part of the physical education curriculum at the school. More...

Archie L. McKinnon

Archie L. McKinnon, 71, Houghton Lake, died March 22, 2005, at his home. Pastor Rottiers will officiate a service Friday, March 25, at O’Guinn Family Funeral Home, Clio. Burial will be in Flint Memorial Park. More...

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