September 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Lorraine ‘Marcy’ Yager

Lorraine “Marcy” Yager, 75, Roscommon, died Sept. 7, 2006, at her home. Pastor Mike Heacock officiated a service Sept. 10 at Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon. Burial was in Pioneer Cemetery, Roscommon. More...

Irene Marie Hunter

Services for Irene Marie Hunter, 95, Roscommon, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Christler Funeral Home-Prudenville Chapel. Pastor Brad Lewis of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of the North will officiate. More...

Rosco freshmen ballers beat Beavers

The Roscommon freshman basketball squad nearly doubled-up Beaverton in a 35-18 road win Monday. Nicole McGeorge scored nine points and had six rebounds and five steals to lead Roscommon. More...

Chiefs’ late-game score hands soccer Bucks first loss

The Cheboygan Chiefs scored the game winning goal with less than five minutes to play to hand the Roscommon Bucks their first varsity soccer loss of the season, 2-1, Saturday at Roscommon. More...

Bobcats outlast Bucks

Houghton Lake’s junior varsity basketball squad turned a 12-0 first quarter lead into a 29-11 half-time advantage before Roscommon mounted a second half comeback Tuesday night. More...

Varsity ’Cats grounded by Falcons in four point loss

A four-point halftime lead proved to be the margin necessary for the Ogemaw Heights Falcons as they topped Houghton Lake varsity basketball team 46-42 Sept. 7 in West Branch. More...

Bobcat golfers struggling in Jack Pine match play

With Rob Kunik shooting his best round of golf of the season carding a 39, the Houghton Lake Bobcats defeated Harrison 190-198 Sept. 5th, but fell to Roscommon 154-190. More...

Bucks add two JPC wins; finish fourth at Gaylord Invite

The Roscommon High School varsity golf team picked up two Jack Pine Conference wins and placed fourth at the Gaylord Invitational in recent action. The Bucks beat Farwell by 24 strokes Sept. 7 to pick up the JPC win, 169-193. More...

Kelly gains 322 as Bucks blast Bobcats

Steamrolled! That’s what Roscommon senior running back Patrick Kelly did to the Houghton Lake Bobcats’ football team Friday night. Kelly ran for 322 yards to lead the Bucks to a 31-12 home turf victory over their cross-county rival. More...

‘Tip’ debuts on 2007 TUT badges

January may be four months and many degrees away, but the 2007 Tip-up Town, U.S.A. badges are ready. More...

Animal shelter, 911 renewal raise county property tax total

Property tax rates reflecting voter approval of a new levy for construction of an animal shelter and renewal of Roscommon County’s 911 tax were approved by county commissioners Wednesday. More...

Firemen’s Memorial Festival to begin with family activities

The 27th annual Michigan Firemen's Memorial Festival gets underway tonight (Thursday) with family activities. More...

HL enrollment dip less than predicted

Houghton Lake Community Schools have more students than they projected last June but the number of students enrolled has fallen more than 100 since the fall of 2005. More...

INSCRIBING NAMES

Tracy and Ted Sieggreen of TNT Stone Engraving, St. More...

HARVESTING SEED

Houghton Lake Lake Association President Keith Stiles harvests wild rice seeds at Michelson Landing on the Muskegon River Saturday. More...

BATTLING FOR A BOARD

Bobcat Elyse Weiss (15) battles for a board with Roscommon's Amanda Clear (20) as Buck Rachel Alden (22) looks for a loose ball. More...

Special Sections

John George ‘Sharkey’ Lundy

John George “Sharkey” Lundy, Roscommon, died Sept. 12, 2006, at the age of 75, at his home. Father Anthony Citro will officiate a service Saturday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m. at Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon. More...

Duane A. ‘Mac’ McWilliams

Duane A. “Mac” McWilliams, 94, longtime Scotch-Irish resident of Roscommon and barber-businessman, died Sept. 9, 2006, at Hilltop Manor Health Care Center. A service, officiated by Nancy Bresette, will be held Friday, Sept. More...

Bobcat frosh start season with wins

Houghton Lake freshman Hayley Czada hit a 3-pointer with 11 seconds in regulation to send the Bobcats’ freshman basketball contest with Roscommon into overtime Sept. 6. More...

Almeida, Ekdom score twice as soccer Bucks beat ’Cats

While the Houghton Lake Bobcats varsity soccer squad failed to score against Roscommon Monday night, falling 6-0, the loss was an improvement for the Bobcats. More...

Braves beat Bucks

The Tawas Braves posted a 22-point victory over Roscommon’s varsity basketball team Sept. 7 at Tawas. The Bucks were led by Rachel Alden’s 17 points. “We really struggled in the first half tonight” Coach Mark Church said. More...

Bucks squeak out win with last second shot

Roscommon’s Caitlyn Kelly sank a basket with less than 10 seconds to give the Bucks a one point Jack Pine Conference win at Houghton Lake Tuesday night, 30-29. More...

Bobcats golfers trail Eagles, Flying G’s

Houghton Lake’s varsity golf team finished five strokes behind Farwell and 13 behind Gladwin in their Jack Pine Conference match Monday. More...

Kicking game gives Bobcat juniors win over Roscommon

Houghton Lake’s junior varsity football team used its kicking game and a two-point extra point to send the Roscommon High School juniors back home with a 21-20 loss Thursday night. More...

Enrollment decline may force New Day to close

New Day Preschool, a long-time fixture in the Houghton Lake community, may be on the verge of closing its doors. Director Kristen Hamp believes low enrollment and competition from other area preschools are the causes. Hamp said fall registration... More...

O’Rourke offered manager job

Roscommon County Road Commission Chairman Mike VanWormer announced Wednesday afternoon that an agreement had been reached with Timothy O’Rourke to become the commission’s manager. More...

‘Wally’ still swims as fishing prize remains unclaimed

So far this summer, no one has claimed to have caught “Wally the Walleye.” Sponsored by the Houghton Lake Tourism and Convention Bureau, the “Wally” contest is intended to draw more fishermen to the lake, and the interest has bee More...

Walgreen’s clears Denton planning commission hurdle

The Denton Township Planning Commission approved Tuesday the site plan for a new Walgreen’s pharmacy at the corner of M-55 and M-18, where the Brass Lantern and Bumpper’s now stand. After the board members heard from the public and discu More...

ACCIDENT INJURES CYCLIST

Trooper Mike Harger (facing front) and Trooper Kevin Flick from the Michigan State Police post at Houghton Lake consult with each other following an accident on Tower Hill Road Sept. 7 in which a motorcycle rider collided with a car. More...

HARD TO HOLD

Houghton Lake defenders Jon Settje (14), Jake Blanchard (67) and Mike Collins (1) use a triple team to bring down Roscommon running back Patrick Kelly (21). More...

STRONG RESPONSE

Tom Zeneberg (left), a member of the Crawford-Roscommon Conservation District Board of Directors, and Joe Gaitan, a volunteer from Houghton Lake Heights, stack some of the more than 300 tires Roscommon County residents brought to Household Hazardous More...

TURNING IT ON

Roscommon defender Shane Hill (13) moves the ball while Bobcat midfielder Adam Suchowesky (20) heads for the ball. Roscommon Coach Mark Dalak said Hill had an excellent game as the Bucks topped the 'Cats 6-0 Monday at Roscommon. 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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