November 3, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Miss Houghton Lake fields 10 seniors

Ten high school seniors will compete for the title of Miss Houghton Lake during the annual scholarship program Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Houghton Lake High School. More...

HLCS seeks non-homestead restoration in polling Tuesday

Voters in the Houghton Lake Community Schools District will be asked to vote in a special election Nov. 8 to restore the non-homestead operating tax to its full $18 per $1,000 taxable value. More...

Halloween party sets record

Mild fall weather and a legacy of 36 years combined Monday night for the largest turnout ever for the Houghton Lake Lions Club’s annual Halloween Party. Party chairman Lowell Souder said approximately 3,390 kids and adults attended the party. More...

JV Bucks rack up two more

The Roscommon junior varsity basketball squad remains undefeated in Jack Pine Conference play after recent victories over Clare and Gladwin. The Bucks, 16-1 overall, beat Clare Oct. 27 32-26 and Gladwin Tuesday night 48-32. More...

Bobcats come back in fourth for 36-34 win over Beavers

Houghton Lake won a seesaw Jack Pine Conference battle with Beaverton Tuesday night, 36-34. The Bobcats trailed at the end of the first and third quarters but battled back in the second and fourth quarters to take the win. More...

Pioneers beat Bucks by 18

Clare’s Pioneers used their full and half-court trap to “muddle things for the Bucks,” Oct. 27 and defeat the Bucks 58-40 on the Pioneers home court in a Jack Pine Conference game. More...

Bucks falter in tourney finals to end best soccer season

After destroying their first two opponents in the District 47, Division 3 soccer tournament the Roscommon soccer squad ended tournament play with a loss to Elk Rapids, 2-0. The Bucks began their quest by defeating Manistee at Manistee, 7-1 on Oct. More...

MOVING ON IN DRAMATIC FASHION

Members of the Roscommon High School varsity football squad celebrate their 20-17 overtime win over Houghton Lake Friday night in the opening round of postseason play. More...

COSTUMED PROCESSION

Stephanie Thompson (a cheerleader), Connie Laudermilk (a fairy with wand at the ready) and Chloe Hedges (a princess), all members of Paula Youngberg's kindergarten class, parade at Collins Elementary. More...

KEEPING THE LID ON

Roscommon defenders, including Shane Hill (11) and goalie Bobby Thomas clamp down on an Elk Rapids corner kick as Elk Rapids defender Mike Greiner (15) tries to capitalize in the two teams' District Championship game at Benzie Central High School Fri More...

Special Sections

McMillan applicant for Clare superintendency

Board of Education President Jim Haf began Saturday’s meeting by opening it up to public comment. More...

While board meets — ‘Suspicious’ teachers keep vigil

As the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education was meeting Saturday to discuss teacher contract negotiations more than 50 teachers kept vigil in the parking lot. More...

November expected to bring decisions on county building plans, financing

Architect John Meyer is scheduled to meet with Roscommon County Commissioners Nov. 23 to finalize plans for a new courts complex at the county building in Roscommon. More...

Junior ’Cats over .500 with two JPC victories

The Houghton Lake junior varsity basketball squad picked up back-to-back wins in action this past week. Coach Ken Hall’s squad beat Farwell and Beaverton in Jack Pine Conference play. On Oct. More...

Wheels fall off Buck wagon as Gladwin beats Rosco

The Roscommon High School varsity basketball squad gave Jack Pine co-leader Gladwin a run for its money in the first quarter but the “wheels fell off” after that and the Bucks lost, 52-26. More...

Clock, Rhodes lead Bobcats in 15-point win over Farwell

A seven point advantage at the half turned into a 15 point victory for the Houghton Lake Bobcats as they downed the Farwell Eagles 42-27 Oct. 27 at Farwell. More...

Overtime touchdown equals playoff win for Bucks

A reversal of roles helped the Roscommon Bucks beat cross county foe Houghton Lake in the opening round of the playoffs Friday night. More...

TWINKIES ON PARADE

Two members of the Houghton Lake Marching Band Flag Corps, Kelly Lepper (left) and Darcy Sny marched together as Twinkie-Twinkie Little Star during the Lions Club Halloween Party, Monday night. More...

OFFENSIVE OUTPUT

Roscommon's Tom Catrell (20) goes for more yardage after being upended by a Bobcat during playoff action Friday night. Catrell scored two touchdowns and had 145 yards rushing to lead the Bucks to the postseason victory. More...

Robert B. Jackson

Robert B. Jackson, 82, Prudenville, died Nov. 2, 2005, at Mercy Hospital, Grayling. Private services have been conducted. Christler Funeral Home–Prudenville Chapel handled arrangements. Mr. Jackson was born May 17, 1923, in Bellefontaine, OH. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15
Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15

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