October 6, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

’Cats spoil Beavers’ homecoming, 60-8

When does 27 equal 54? Beaverton’s varsity football team found the answer Friday night as the Houghton Lake Bobcats routed them 60-8, scoring 54 points in their first 27 plays. More...

Bobcat linksmen end seventh

The Houghton Lake golf squad ended its season Tuesday with a seventh and last place finish at the Jack Pine Conference meet. Matt Barney led Coach Sean Connett’s Bobcats with a 95 at Forest Dunes Golf Club, Roscommon. More...

AIMING HIGH ON MEAP

Excitement at Prudenville Elementary rises as students prepare to release 350 green, white and blue balloons to kick-off Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) week Friday. More...

HELPING KATRINA CRITTERS

Madelyn Auten, 6, St. Helen, donates money at the South Shore Animal Hospital, Houghton Lake, to help pets that were left injured or homeless by Hurricane Katrina. Madelyn earned the money by selling lemonade at her home. More...

Powder puff game to kick off homecoming events

Homecoming activities at Houghton Lake High School begin Oct. 12 with the 27th annual powder puff football game at Bobcat Field at 7 p.m. More...

Boss convicted of first degree murder

After only two hours of deliberation, the jury in the murder trial of David Boss, 42, of Jackson, had their verdict. They concluded Boss was guilty of first degree murder in the 1996 death of his 14-year-old step-daughter Jennifer Marie Gottschalk. More...

Shots fired, but no one hurt in stand-off

For the second time in four months, Richfield Township Police Sunday spent more than nine hours in a stand-off with an armed individual. More...

Enrollment lower than projected

Enrollment in Houghton Lake Community Schools is even lower than expected, following the “Fourth Friday” count Sept. 28. More...

Sheltrown, DNR to hear comments from public about clearcutting

State Rep. Joel Sheltrown, D-West Branch, will host a public meeting at the Richfield Township Hall in St. Helen to discuss clearcutting and related forestry issues. The meeting will occur Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Village to hold hearing on police, sewer proposals

Roscommon Village residents will have an opportunity next week to voice their opinions on two issues affecting the village’s 2006 budget. The village council will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Oct. More...

Bucks topped by Beavers, 39-36

Despite a second half run that cut into Beaverton’s lead, the Roscommon varsity basketball squad fell three points shy of the Beavers Sept. 29 at Roscommon, 39-36. More...

Four Bobcats hit double-digits as ’Cats sting Hornets, 60-42

The Houghton Lake Bobcats had four players in double-digits as they outlasted Harrison, 60-42, at home Tuesday night. The Jack Pine Conference win keeps Coach Eric Drogt’s Bobcats atop the conference standings, tied with Gladwin at 5-0. More...

Turnovers, poor shooting plague Bucks in loss

Too many turnovers, poor shooting and a “suspect” defense doomed the Roscommon Bucks as they fell to Sanford Meridian 61-32 in Jack Pine Conference action Tuesday night. More...

Rosco juniors’ record perfect with 49-33 romp over Beavers

Roscommon’s junior varsity squad improved to 8-0 as Jenny Wiley poured in 15 points in the Bucks’ 49-33 win over Beaverton Sept. 29 at Roscommon. More...

Rhodes, Loney lead ’Cats in 47-24 win over Comets

Seniors Alycia Rhodes and Alyssa Loney each scored nine points as the Houghton Lake varsity basketball squad easily dispatched the Coleman Comets, 47-24, Sept. 29 in a non-conference contest. More...

Junior ’Cats come out ahead in defensive battle

Houghton Lake scored on its opening drive and then spent the rest of the game keeping Beaverton out of the end zone to preserve a 6-0 junior varsity football win Sept. 29. More...

Special Sections

Catrell’s 181 yards, three TDs leads Bucks in 40-6 romp

Roscommon senior Tom Catrell scored 18 points, racked up 181 yards rushing and led the Bucks to their fifth win of the season Friday night. The Bucks spoiled the Farwell Eagles’ homecoming with a 40-6 victory at Farwell. More...

Bucks claim District, JPC; look for Regional title today

After taking its first ever District championship and claiming the Jack Pine Conference championship - all in less than a week - the Roscommon High School will have a shot at a Regional title today (Thursday). Coach Mike Glover’s Bucks (16-2 More...

AN APPLE A 'NEW' DAY

Students from New Day Preschool's four-year-old class collect apples at DeForest Millworks on Knapp Road Sept. 28. Pictured are (from left) Cami LeRay, teacher Kristen Hamp, Nolan Akin, Mitchell Yeager, Isabella Gandolfi and assistant Jill Blake. More...

Wayne Thomas ‘Tom’ Buchanan

Services for Wayne Thomas “Tom” Buchanan, 68, Merritt, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Christler Funeral Home-Houghton Lake Chapel, with Pastor Brad Center officiating. Mr. Buchanan died at his home Oct. 4, 2005. More...

House pigeonholes road end bill

Legislation that would prohibit boat hoists at road ends was sent back to committee in the Michigan House of Representatives Sept. 28. State Rep. Joel Sheltrown, D-West Branch, said the action came after he spoke to House Republican leaders about... More...

Duval sentenced to prison for CSC

A Houghton Lake man was sentenced Tuesday in 34th Circuit Court to 17 to 33 years in prison on a criminal sexual conduct charge. Judge Michael Bauumgartner sentenced Mark A. More...

Increase ‘good news’ but not enough

The 2005-06 appropriations bill signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm Sept. 30 provides for an increase of $175 in the per-pupil foundation allowance for Michigan schools. More...

Resorter earns four awards from Michigan Press Association

The Houghton Lake Resorter was recognized with four awards in the 2005 Michigan Press Association Better Newspaper Contest and Advertising Contest. The Resorter competes in the Weekly Class C category. More...

Credit card theft suspects arrested in Clare County

Three people suspected of stealing credit cards from employees of a Prudenville store Sept. 18 were arrested after their van was located in Clare County shortly after the story was aired on an area television station. More...

Exams set for suspects in Missaukee County shooting

Two suspects arrested in connection with the attempted murder of Moorestown resident Jeffrey Royston, 52, are set for preliminary examination in 84th District Court, Lake City. David W. More...

Peterson scores 12 as JV Bucks roll

Led by Rachel Peterson’s 12 points, the Roscommon junior varsity basketball squad remained unbeaten with a 36-20 win over Meridian Tuesday night. More...

Junior Bobcat cagers split two

After jumping out to a 20-17 lead at the half, Houghton Lake’s junior varsity squad was outscored 29-18 by Coleman in the second half in a 46-38 loss. More...

VICTORY! — Bobcat kickers beat Burt Lake

A “coast-to-coast” dribble, despite being “tackled” by three Burt Lake NMC players, led to a goal scored by Matt Lorenz nine minutes into the second half that sparked the Houghton Lake Bobcat’s first season victory in 12 star More...

Junior Bucks stay atop JPC with 39-20 win over Eagles

Roscommon’s junior varsity squad racked up 39 points to top Farwell 39-20 at home Sept. 29. More...

Bucks remain unbeaten, now 9th in state rankings

The Roscommon Bucks varsity soccer team came away with more than just a win Saturday when they beat visiting Big Rapids 3-1. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-22
Dorothy C. Mark - 2018-02-22
Margaret Mae DeLaurier - 2018-02-22
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-22
Jane Parfitt - 2018-02-22
Charles L. Robbins - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15

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