October 20, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Part-time resident urges–Lake Township needs reassessment

Assessments in Lake Township are “way out of whack,” according to a part-time resident who questioned the assessed value of her canal property. More...

Books okay, but deficits must end

While the Houghton Lake Board of Education forges ahead with negotiations with the Houghton Lake Education Association (teachers union), the board was reminded again it cannot continue to operate the district with expenses outpacing revenues. More...

School officer to brief parents about new games

School Liaison Officer Jennifer Marshall will speak about new types of games middle and high school students are engaging in at Houghton Lake High School’s monthly parent meeting Oct. 24. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the school library. More...

Credit card thieves enter pleas

Two Harrison residents have entered guilty pleas in connection with the theft of credit cards from employees of a Prudenville store Sept. 18. Lee A. McGlamory, 30, and Michael L. More...

Little ’Cats win 13 of 16 games before heading into tourney

Houghton Lake’s Middle School basketball teams won 13 of their last 16 games before heading into tournament action starting this week. Coach Mike Benz’s 8th grade teams won seven of their eight games. More...

Scow’s 18 points not enough as Bucks fall four shy

Despite 18 points from Sarah Scow, the Roscommon Bucks fell to the Falcons of Ogemaw Heights Oct. 13 at home, 46-42. The Bucks opened the first quarter with nine points and trailed 16-9 after eight minutes. More...

Scow scores 21 in Bucks’ ‘best game fo the season’

Sarah Scow scored 21 points and the Roscommon Bucks played “their best game of the season” as they topped Beaverton 52-40 Tuesday at Beaverton. More...

Bucks maul Mustangs

The Roscommon Bucks continued their march through the Jack Pine Conference, dispatching Sanford Meridian 24-13 Friday night, and became the first Buck team in 23 years to claim a JPC football title. More...

Bobcats down G’s for 22-0 homecoming win

With five turnovers and just three scores, the Houghton Lake offense didn’t look as high-powered as it had the previous three weeks - when they averaged 54 points per game - but the output was enough to top Gladwin 22-0 Friday night. More...

Bucks look for sole JPC title in 59th meeting with Bobcats

The brutal running game of Roscommon will meet the explosive passing game of Houghton Lake as the cross-county rivals go head-to-head for the 59th time Friday night. The stakes are high in the contest for both teams. More...

DAILY MESSAGE

Lea and Tom Garrett, owners of Garrett's Place restaurant at Houghton Lake, give a preview of a message on their business sign urging the Houghton Lake Bobcats varsity football team on to victory Wednesday morning. More...

APPLE PRESS TIME

Sarah Williams, student at Collins Elementary, works at cranking the apple press as Hazel Cooley (left) and Ranell Murphy of Houghton Lake supervise Oct. 13. More...

BUTTING HEADS

Houghton Lake linebacker Matt Boals (9) goes head-to-head with Gladwin's Andrew Stover (7) during action Friday night. The Bobcat defense held Gladwin to 66 total yards and Boals helped lead the way with 12 tackles. More...

CONTROLLING THE PACE

Roscommon senior Frankie Patterson moves the ball upfield against Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian Tuesday night at Roscommon. The Bucks scored a 9-0 win on senior night to move to 16-0-1 on the season. More...

Special Sections

Police investigate suspicious stranger

The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department is reminding parents and children to beware of strangers after a recent incident at a Roscommon school bus stop. The department received a complaint Oct. More...

Lions Club to stage 36th Halloween party Oct. 31

The 36th annual Houghton Lake Lions Club party is set for Oct. 31 at 6:30 p.m. at Bobcat Field, M-55. There is no charge for admission or any activity on the field. More...

Sequel featuring actor from Roscommon opens tonight

“The Work and The Glory: American Zion,” the second in a three-part series of movies with former Roscommon resident Alexander Carroll in a major role, premieres in theaters, including the Roscommon Cinema, tomorrow (Friday). More...

Mitchell hits for 14 in Buck cage win

Stephanie Mitchell scored 14 points to lead the Roscommon junior varsity basketball squad to its 11th win of the season, a 41-33 drubbing of Ogemaw Heights Oct. 13. “This was a fun game and a great victory,” Coach Mark Church said. More...

Eagles games spoilers for ’Cats

The Bellaire Eagles spoiled the Houghton Lake Bobcat’s last home soccer match of the season Oct. 12 as they out ran the Bobcats 6-2. To add to their woes the Bobcats lost Monday night to Burt Lake NMCA’s Eagles 6-1 at Burt Lake. More...

Bucks roll on senior night

Seniors on Roscommon’s 16-0-1 varsity soccer squad celebrated senior night with a 9-0 victory over Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian Tuesday. More...

Bobcats fail to find end zone as Flying G’s to JV grid win

The Houghton Lake junior varsity football squad was shutout for the first time this season as Gladwin took a 27-0 victory over the ’Cats Oct. 13 at Gladwin. More...

Comeback falls five short as Flying G’s top Bobcats

Down 26-8 at the half, the Houghton Lake varsity basketball squad came on strong in the second half but fell short of Gladwin at the final buzzer, 42-37. More...

Bucks 8th in state tourney, freshman Branch finishes 11th

The Roscommon varsity golf squad finished its season with a “great accomplishment” Oct. 15 at The Meadows at Grand Valley State University. More...

BLAST FROM THE PAST

Pere Marquette steam locomotive No. 1225 chugs across George Street in Roscommon Saturday afternoon, pulling 21 vintage passenger coaches on a fall color tour from Kawkawlin to Grayling. More...

BEGINNING THEIR REIGN

Newly crowned Houghton Lake Homecoming Queen Alyssa Loney and King Casey Hodges pose with princess Dalyanna Miller and prince Justin Sherwood during halftime festivities at Bobcat Field Friday night. More...

FIRST-HAND LOOK

(Front to back) State Sen. Michelle McManus, R-Lake Leelanau; State Rep. Joel Sheltrown, D-West Branch; Houghton Lake Tourism and Convention Bureau Director Agnes Feldman; Roscommon County Dist. More...

KITTY 'CAT FUN

The Houghton Lake Bobcat horses around with some young fans while Bobcat mom and high school teacher Michelle Johnson looks on. Pictured are David (left) and Emily Johnson and an unidentified boy. More...

WRAPPED UP

Roscommon's Mike Mitchell (8) and Andrew Lacey (40) bring down Meridian running back Mitch Eddy (27). The Buck defense limited Meridian's potent running game to just 133 yards as Roscommon posted a 24-13 victory. More...

THE RIGHT DIRECTION

Houghton Lake's Adam Suchowesky centers the ball near the Bellaire goal as two Eagle defenders scramble for position during a game at Bobcat Field Oct. 12. Senior Jeff Taylor put in two goals for the Bobcats, but they fell short 6-2. 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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