December 22, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

A James Dennerly

A. James Dennerly, 76, Higgins Lake, died Dec. 17, 2005, at Hilltop Manor Health Care Center, Roscommon. A memorial service will be held at a later date. He was born March 23, 1929, to George and Margaret Lurlyne (Caldon) Dennerly. Mr. More...

‘Kids are our life’ - Santa and Mrs. Claus keep the joy flowing at Houghton Lake

Fooling your mother at Christmas time–is that naughty or nice? Paul Goodell of Houghton Lake, who is known around the lake for his authentic portrayal of St. More...

New HLCS target near $1.8 million

The budget cutting target has been raised for Houghton Lake schools. Four months ago, board members were advised to make $1.4 million in cuts. Now the goal is more than $1.7 million. More...

Four Firebirds named to All-Tournament Team - Men go 1-1, women 0-2 during weekend Great North Tournament

Kirtland Community College Firebirds Tony Brown and Sal Kabara and Lady Firebirds Chelsey Williams and Nadia Blake were named to their respective men’s and women’s All-Tournament Teams at the culmination of the Great North Tournament which More...

Buck netters remain perfect

With three wins Monday night, the Roscommon varsity volleyball team is headed into the Christmas break undefeated. The Bucks topped Grayling, Houghton Lake and Ogemaw Heights in a quad meet Monday at Grayling. More...

Bobcat netters take one, drop two

The Houghton Lake varsity volleyball squad came away from a quad match at Grayling Monday night with their fourth win of the season. The Bobcats beat Grayling and fell to Ogemaw Heights and Roscommon to go to 4-9-1 on the year. More...

Junior ’Cats beat Beavers for first win of season

Houghton Lake’s junior varsity squad held Beaverton to just four fourth quarter points as the Bobcats picked up their first win of the season at home Friday night, 36-28, over Beaverton. More...

Bobcat wrestlers beat Onaway; fall at Mt. Pleasant, Chip Hills

Houghton Lake’s wrestling team defeated Onaway 51-30 Dec. 15, but then fell in a meet with Mount Pleasant 56-15 and placed 15th in the 19 team Chip Hills Invitational, Dec. 17. More...

Bucks thump Clare, 76-35

After jumping to a 12-0 lead to start the game, the Roscommon varsity basketball squad never looked back in a sound defeat of Clare Tuesday night, 76-35. “We hit on all cylinders tonight,” Coach M.J. Ewald said. More...

Bobcats’ postive second half good for first victory of year

After an “ugly” first half and a 21-20 half-time lead, the Houghton Lake varsity basketball squad heated up in the second half to put Beaverton away 48-33 Friday night. “It was a pretty ugly first half,” Coach Eric Drogt said. More...

I'VE BEEN GOOD

Trooper Scott Bates has the old "I've been good" discussion with Santa and Mrs. More...

CLOSE TO PIN

Houghton Lake's Justin Thompson, 171, scores a near-fall against Onaway's Tyler Chapman during his first match Thursday night. More...

Special Sections

Thanks neighbors, friends for community that cares

We are blessed with a community who cares. We are reminded throughout the year of the generosity and kindnesses that exists in Roscommon County. More...

What you missed…

If you didn’t get a copy of this week’s Resorter, here’s what you missed: • Thirty-two pages of news, sports and advertising. More...

Look like Ernie? - Film director plans contest for Borgnine look-a-like

Know someone that may look like Academy Award-winning actor Ernest Borgnine? If so they could make an appearance in “Frozen Stupid”, a film that will be made at Houghton Lake in January. More...

Bobcat frosh beat Bucks, Beavers

Houghton Lake’s Anthony Mieske scored 25 points in the last two games to lead his freshman basketball squad in two victories. The Bobcats beat Beaverton 48-42 Dec. 14 and topped Roscommon 51-40 Monday night. More...

‘Talking’ credited with sweep of Beaverton volleyball squad

While “talking” might be a problem in other areas it was a key to a three game sweep of Beaverton varsity volleyball team Dec. 14 by Houghton Lake. More...

Two Settje free throws give Bobcats last second win

Jon Settje stole the ball and hit two clutch free throws in the final minute of the game to give the Houghton Lake junior varsity basketball squad a 48-47 win over Farwell Tuesday night. More...

Bucks overpower competition in taking Swan Valley tourney

The Roscommon Bucks wrestling soundly defeated all competition at the Swan Valley Tournament Saturday. More...

Carey hits career-high 28 in Bucks’ overtime loss

A career-high 28 points by junior Dane Carey wasn’t enough for Roscommon to beat Gladwin as the Flying G’s sealed a victory in overtime, 71-64. Coach M.J. More...

Blanchard sizzles with 23 as Bobcats soar over Eagles

Senior Devyn Blanchard hit five 3-pointers and scored 23 points to help lead Houghton Lake to a 59-46 win at Farwell Tuesday night. “We have had some difficulties playing at Farwell over the years,” Coach Eric Drogt said. More...

HOLIDAY ON HOLD

Jeanie (Bartholomew) Good looks out the front room window of her home near Sugar Springs in northern Gladwin County Dec. More...

STEPPING OUT WITH SANTA

Santa Claus (played by Bernie Olsen of Higgins Lake) reaches for the hand of his partner (wife Judy) during the Circle Squares Christmas Dance at the CRAF Center in Roscommon recently. 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

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