July 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Cole’s three homers leads Basic Communications to win

Courtney Cole had three home runs to lead Basic Communications to a 17-12 win over G’s Pizzeria in Houghton Lake Women’s Slo-pitch Softball League action July 13. More...

Bobcat Boosters to sponsor family fun at Bobcat Field

The Houghton Lake Booster Club is sponsoring a Family Fun Fair Fund Raiser Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Bobcat Field. There will be a 50-50 raffle and the drawing for the Boosters’ “We Support Sports Raffle” will be held. More...

Road commissioners approve repairs, take control of Grosbeak maintenance

The Roscommon County Road Commission signed local road agreements with Roscommon and Richfield Townships during its regular meeting July 13. More...

What you missed…

If you didn’t get a copy of this week’s Resorter, here’s what you missed: • More pictures from Monday’s storm • A fracas in the village leads to arrest • Retirement ‘promised’ subtitute teacher says  More...

District leader leaving

In an unexpected move, Houghton Lake Community Schools Superintendent Jim Pavelka announced Monday following the regular board meeting that he will be stepping down in “a couple more weeks.” He said there have been “situations that ha More...

OFFSHORE FOOTBALL

Heat in the upper 80's might have precluded some physical activity inland, but was perfect weather for an aquatic game of tackle football at the South Higgins Lake State Park Thursday afternoon. More...

TOWERING TOW

Spencer Swanton, 12, gets a lift from Doug Iles, 46, and his son Ryan, 17, over Higgins Lake Thursday afternoon. The three Saginaw residents are vacationing at the Iles' cottage at the lake throughout July. More...

Special Sections

Hits rain down as F & T pours in 31 runs in win

F & T Roofing scored 31 runs in just four innings to take a 31-7 victory over Funky Turtle in Hougton Lake Men’s Slo Pitch Softball League action Monday. More...

Road, bus system delegates bicker over federal funds

Just as children fighting over a toy brings rebuke from parents, squabbling between two Roscommon County transportation agencies resulted in a tongue-lashing from a state official July 12. More...

Vote privatizes substitute services

Despite more protests from substitute teachers Monday, the Houghton Lake Board of Education chose to contract with a private company for sub calling. The move will also effectively cancels the subs’ accumulated retirements. More...

Caught! - Clare arrest solves BP break-in

An arrest early Wednesday in Clare County of a 50-year old Flint man caught after breaking into a Speedway Gas Station also solved a July 12 burglary of the Family EZ Mart in Prudenville. More...

Fast, furious and damaging - Monday night storm leaves thousands without power

The collision between a strong cold front and a warm, humid air mass over Northern Michigan Monday caused a lot of headaches for Roscommon County residents. More...

TOPPLED GIANT

A large oak tree lies atop a cottage at 203 Lakewood Ave. at Higgins Lake Monday evening, after being toppled by straight line winds from a severe thunderstorm. More...

STRUTT'N IN SAFE

Doc Bonacci (left) of F&T Roofing struts into third as the Funky Turtle's third baseman tries to tag him with a throw that was late and off the mark. Bonacci scored the pitching win and went 3 for 4 at the plate in the rain-shortened 4-inning game. 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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