June 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Sharon K. Savage

Sharon K. Savage, 64, Roscommon, died June 5, 2006, at her home. A memorial service will be held June 10 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Houghton Lake. Memorial requests may be made to the American Cancer Society. More...

George A. Floeter

George A. Floeter, 46, died May 29, 2006 at his Roscommon home. A service was held on June 3 at Walsh Funeral Home-Roscommon, with Pastor Esther L. Harger officiating. Burial was in Pioneer Cemetery. Mr. More...

Youth football camp slated

The Houghton Lake Youth Football Camp will take place June 20-22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. There is still time to register for this camp. More...

Mike’s rallies from 10-0 deficit to win 25-15 over Old Town

Despite taking a 10-0 lead after the first inning against Mike’s Auto Glass, Old Town allowed 25 runs the rest of the game and suffered a 25-15 defeat in men’s softball action Monday night. More...

Lady Bucks fall short against Oscoda

The Roscommon High School softball team ended their season in districts against Oscoda on June 3 in a 3-2 loss. Oscoda scored the winning run in the bottom of the last inning to walk off the field with the win. More...

Roscommon baseball takes district title with wins over Oscoda, Tawas

The Roscommon baseball team took their second straight district title with wins over Oscoda and Tawas on June 3. The Bucks soundly defeated Oscoda 9-3 and proceeded to defeat the Tawas Braves 15-10 in an exciting extra inning game. More...

Protecing waterways goal of Aquatic Invasive week

Protecting Michigan’s waters is the focus of Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week, recently declared by Governor Jennifer M. Granholm for June 3 through 11. More...

Recreational master plan approved

Roscommon Township officials now have a working document that will guide future decisions on its parks and recreation development. A recreation master plan was approved Tuesday at the board’s regular meeting. More...

County breaks ground for courts, 911 complex

Ground was officially broken Wednesday morning for a new courts-central dispatch complex at the Roscommon County Building in Roscommon. Nearly 70 people attended the ceremony at the rear entrance of the existing county building. More...

Budget drain forces more cuts at HLCS

In a continuing effort to get back on an even financial keel, the Houghton Lake Board of Education Monday cut more teachers from its roster, accepted several early retirement incentive proposals and approved a letter of agreement with the Teamsters U More...

TAKING AIM

Second grader Lexus Dankert, cheered on by her partner for the day, David Viguilla, tosses a bean bag at the Octopus board Tuesday during Roscommon Elementary's Funky Field Day. Both are in Mrs. Michelle Patterson's class. More...

CLEANING UP

Third grader Allison Winkler helps Mrs. Jennifer Williams clean some book shelves the last day of school at Prudenville Elementary. Winkler stayed after the students filed out of the building and may have been the last student to leave the school. More...

MEDAL CEREMONY

Roscommon High School senior Dustin Kelly stands atop a podium after receiving his eighth place medal at the Division 3 State Track Meet Saturday. His put of 49' 10" was two inches better than his qualifying throw in Regional competition. More...

Special Sections

Norma L. Grier

Norma L. Grier, 77, Higgins Lake, died June 5, 2006. Private family services have been held. Walsh Funeral Home-Roscommon handled the arrangements. Mrs. Grier was born in Bay City on July 7, 1928, to William and Luella (Eaton) Popp. More...

Gym open for high school cagers

Open gym for players interested in trying out for the Houghton Lake High School basketball teams next year will be on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:30-6 p.m. each week until mid-July. More...

Bobcats, Bucks named to NMSL all-conference soccer squad

The Northern Michigan Soccer League named its all-conference girl’s soccer squad on June 5 and eight Roscommon County players made the First Team. More...

Limberlost pounds G’s by 36 runs

In the second week of the Houghton Lake Women’s Slo-Pitch Softball League, the biggest story was the high-powered offense of Limberlost. More...

Bobcats’ diamond seasons end with pre-district losses

The Houghton Lake varsity baseball and softball teams both suffered defeats in pre-district play on May 31, ending their season just one game into their playoff runs. More...

Kelly places eighth at state track meet

Roscommon High School senior Dustin Kelly’s put of 49’ 10” was good enough for eighth in the shot put at the Michigan High School Athletic Conference Division 3 State Track Meet Saturday at Comstock Park. More...

Bass tourney Saturday on Houghton Lake

The first of two bass fishing tournaments scheduled for Houghton Lake will take place June 10. Anglers will vye for top spot in The Frabill Open June 10 followed by The Evinrude E-Tec Open July 22. More...

Anterless permits to remain in county

The Michigan Natural Resources Commission will decide next month whether to approve a staff recommendation for a 60% reduction in the number of antlerless deer hunting permits to be issued in Roscommon County this fall. More...

‘Frozen Stupid’ premiere set

Although temperatures will be high, Houghton Lake will be “Frozen Stupid” during the world premiere of the film at the Pines Theater Aug. 18. More...

POLE CONTROL

(Left to right) Will Fairbotham and Eric Fischer of F&F Well Drilling, Houghton Lake, use poles to help steer a barge carrying their well drilling rig to Higgins Lake's Treasure Island Monday morning. More...

CELEBRATION

Emmalyn Preuss, joy evident on her face, tosses her mortarboard at the close of a ceremony in which some 130 seniors graduated from Roscommon High School Sunday. For a salute to Roscommon graduates, pick up a copy of this week's Resorter. More...

SENIOR LIFESTYLES

Pick up a copy of this week's Resorter - which includes Senior Lifestyles. A publication focusing on the active lives of seniors in Roscommon County. More...

SENDING IT UP

Limberlost shortstop Feather Huffman laces into the ball while batting against G's Pizza at the Roscommon Township Softball Fields June 1. Huffman went 4 for 6 with a home run as the Limberlost blasted their way to a 36-0 win. 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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