August 25, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Paper delivery foils robberies at two stations

Two men arrested in Clare County following a breaking and entering of the Harrison E-Z Mart have been connected to a burglary Aug. 22 at the Prudenville E-Z Mart. Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies received a 911 call at 2:55 a.m. Aug. More...

In village—New court complex approval expected

Two years after appointing a committee to study whether the Roscommon County Building should be renovated, expanded or replaced, county commissioners next month are expected to decide on a plan for a new courts complex. More...

Board sets start date, ratify contract

In other Gerrish-Higgins Board of Education matters handled Aug. 17, the start of the 2005-06 school year for Gerrish-Higgins students was announced as Aug. 30, with the teachers returning the day before. More...

Auten sentenced to year in jail

A St. Helen man was sentenced on firearms charges in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Aug. 16. Gene C. More...

Church to distribute food during ‘Family Fun Fest’

As part of its “Family Fun Fest” next week, Abundant Grace Assembly of God, Prudenville, will reach out to area families with a special food distribution Sept. 2. More...

Outage affects more than 7,000 Consumers customers

For about six hours the evening of Aug. 18 7,200 Consumers Energy customers lost power due to a transmission line that failed in the Houghton Lake area. The outage ranged from Houghton Lake to Roscommon. More...

Gulledge looks to fourth state cross country meet

The strength of the Roscommon High School cross country team may be a surprise to some of the competition this season, especially when you take into account the impression they’ve made on their coach during the pre-season. More...

Improved scoring key to Bobcat soccer success

The Houghton Lake High School soccer squad is hoping more offense will be the answer to improving on its 2-17 record last fall. More...

Bobcats might look different but winning is still goal

Opponents of the Houghton Lake High School girls varsity basketball squad were sure of one thing the last few seasons—the Bobcats would pound the ball inside. More...

Bobcats building on 2004 season

The beginning of the 2004 Houghton Lake Bobcat football season started with a lot of questions. How would the new coaching staff handle the team? Would a junior quarterback be able to run a new offense? More...

Women’s softball season ends

Tonight’s games (Thursday) will end the season for the Houghton Lake Women’s Softball League. Four games were reported after last Thursday’s games. More...

Rain cancels Merritt racing Saturday night

Mother Nature got another victory at the Merritt Speedway this season with a downpour Saturday morning canceling racing Saturday night. This would have been the last show for the four cylinder class this year. With the rain out and the points... More...

BEST BIG SISTER

Collins Elementary second grader Jacqueline Glover, 6, takes little brother Ethan Portz, 4, and fellow second grader Amber Newberry (right) toward the Happy Landings Playground as they waited for the line-up whistle to blow during the first day of sc More...

LIGHT ON THE SUBJECT

David Smith and Marie Harrington of Midland (left) light candles from that of Cathy Ross of Higgins Lake during a candle light vigil Aug. 17 in support of Gold Star mother Cindy Sheehan, who camped out near President George W. More...

FREE FITTING

Dr. Joseph Hood DDS of Houghton Lake Dental Associates fits Houghton Lake varsity football player Rick Bourland for a mouthguard last week. More...

Special Sections

Brain injury awareness takes cyclist cross country

A motorist passing Lee Anne Barry on M-18 might think they are seeing just another cyclist out for an afternoon ride—but she’s much more than that. Barry’s arrival in Prudenville the afternoon of Sept. More...

G-H schools to open Aug. 30

The 2005-06 school year will begin for students at Gerrish-Higgins Schools at Roscommon and St. Helen next Tuesday. Teachers will report for duty a day earlier. More...

‘Pantsing’ can equal expulsion; G-H board okays rules changes

As the 2005-06 school year approaches, student discipline at Roscommon High School continues to be a concern of some parents. About 40 people attended the Aug. More...

School-based health care could be in Houghton Lake’s future

Based on a needs assessment study performed in the Gerrish-Higgins and Houghton Lake school districts earlier this year, the Michigan Department of Community Health may award a grant to one of the two districts in October. More...

Be aware of school buses to help protect students

‘Stop’ means ‘stop,’ especially when it comes to school buses. With school back in session drivers need to be aware of school buses and students getting on and off of them. More...

Defending NMSL title focus for varsity soccer Bucks

Just because you come in first doesn’t mean there isn’t room for improvement, and Roscommon Varsity Soccer Coach Mark Dalak thinks his Bucks are ready to better their league record. More...

Rosco cagers poised for solid start

After suffering through a 4-17 season last year, the Roscommon varsity basketball team is poised to start this season with more talent, size and experience. More...

Young links squad returns two golfers from 2004

In a reversal from last season where he enjoyed the return of nearly all his golfers from the previous season, Houghton Lake High School Golf Coach Sean Connett has just two golfers back from last season. More...

Work ethic+talent+experience=high expectations

With a 31-player line-up including 16 seniors and talent, speed and experience at all skill positions, Roscommon Varsity Football Coach Don McKindles has high expectations for his football team this season. More...

Bobcat linksman start season with second place at Cadillac

The Houghton Lake golf squad swung into action Aug. 16 to kick-off the fall sports season. Coach Sean Connett’s Bobcats finished second in their first meet at Cadillac against McBain and Clare. Clare won the meet while McBain finished third. More...

Roberts takes three of four in KART racing Friday

Victories were spread out in all of the KART classes and events Friday night as no one swept the competition although Kyle Roberts took three of four races in the Junior Class, Friday night. More...

Old Town beats Coyles 17-5; final league games Monday

Old Town Tavern scored early and often Monday night to defeat Coyles Restaurant 17-5 in the Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-Pitch Softball League. More...

BACK FROM IRAQ

Many business signs along M-55 at Houghton Lake have bid a welcome home to U.S. Marine Sgt. Chad Juras, who just returned from a six-month tour of duty in Fallujah, Iraq. More...

MEET AND GREET

Houghton Lake High School's Assistant Principal and new Athletic Director Sue Milner (right) shakes the hand of freshman Nicole Pruitt, a member of the golf team, as Milner presided over her first Meet the Team Night in the school gymnasium Monday. More...

FALL 2005 SPORTS PREVIEW

Pick up your copy of this week's Resorter to get a copy of the 2005 Fall Sports Preview. It includes pictures and schedules of Houghton Lake and Roscommon High Schools fall sports squads. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

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