October 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Bernice C. Pray

Bernice C. Pray, 82, Houghton Lake, died Oct. 24, 2006, at Metron Nursing Care of Belding. A service will be held Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. at Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, with Jim Mathes officiating. More...

Turnovers aid Beavers, cost Buck juniors

Second quarter turnovers allowed the Beaverton Beavers “back into the game” and cost the Roscommon Bucks junior varsity a 45-38 loss at the hands of the Beavers. More...

Bucks pull out 1-point win

Stephanie Mitchell had 11 points as Roscommon beat the Houghton Lake varsity basketball squad by a single point Tuesday night at Roscommon, 32-31. More...

Bucks beat Elk Rapids, Bellaire for district title

The Roscommon Bucks became the dragon slayers of Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) District soccer tournament last weekend at Elk Rapids. First the Bucks defeated tourney hosts and seventh ranked Elk Rapids 3-1, Oct. More...

Bucks end undefeated on JPC gridiron

The Roscommon Bucks finished Jack Pine Conference play undefeated with a 31-27 home win over Sanford-Meridian Friday night. It is the second straight league title for the Bucks who finished the regular season at 8-1 overall and 7-0 in JPC play. More...

Flying G’s end junior Bobcats’ gridiron season, 36-14

Gladwin’s Flying G’s took off Thursday night and before they landed they had a 36-14 victory for the books over the Houghton Lake Bobcat juniors in the final season game. More...

Houghton Lake Sewer Authority, DEQ resolve violations

Department of Environmental Quality Director Steven E. Chester recently announced the DEQ has entered into an Administrative Consent Order with the Houghton Lake Sewer Authority in Roscommon County. More...

Sheriff’s department jockeys deputies as result of federal grant

A federal grant established to curb domestic violence has had a domino effect in Roscommon County. More...

Youth hit on bicycle improving

Craig Silvers, 14, of Prudenville remained in Hurley Hospital in Flint Wednesday morning, where he was listed in fair condition after being hit by a pickup truck while riding his bicycle on East Nestle Rd. Oct. 12. State Police Sgt. More...

Homemade or ready-made — It’s costume time

With two daughters, four and seven, Dawn Masters of Houghton Lake has already put about 20 hours into each of her girls’ Halloween costumes. More...

One RHS bomb threat solved; school beefs up security effort

A student who admitted to the most recent bomb threat at Roscommon High School has been expelled for the remainder of the school year. Gerrish-Higgins Schools Superintendent Dr. Millie Mellgren told the board of education Oct. More...

HAUNTED

Dave and Becky Ford are inviting the public to their "Haunted Castle" at 2493 North St. Helen Road through Halloween. Admission is by donation, with half of proceeds going to St. Helen Helping Hands for Christmas gifts for needy children. More...

GAME WINNER

Houghton Lake's Mike Collins (6) boots the ball from the hold of David Aldrich toward the uprightsf from 43-yards out during the final seconds of the Bobcats contest with Gladwin Friday night. More...

DROPPING THEM

Roscommon's Dane Carey pulls the ball away from Bellaire's Alex Scott during District final action Saturday. Carey scored three goals to lead his team to a 6-1 victory and the title. More...

Special Sections

Frosh Bucks down Mustangs in season finale

A successful defense propelled the Roscommon Freshman team to a 35-25 basketball victory over Meridian Oct. 18 to close out its season with an 11-3 overall record and 9-3 Jack Pine Conference record. More...

Bobcat JV three better

Outscoring Roscommon 15-10 in the final quarter, the Houghton Lake junior varsity picked up a 41-38 win against their cross-county rival Tuesday night. “The girls did great tonight. Rosco is a very good team,” Coach Ken Hall said. More...

Three Bucks earn JPC XC awards

Roscommon’s Chase Schepke was named to the Jack Pine Conference Cross County First Team Oct. 18 at the league jamboree in Meridian. More...

Mustang juniors beat Bucks 32-20

The Meridian Mustangs ended their junior varsity football season with a victory at the expense of the Roscommon High School juniors, Oct. 19, at Meridian, 32-20. More...

Bucks, Branch finish 10th

Roscommon High School sophomore Garrett Branch finished tied for 10th in the state as he led Roscommon to a 10th place finish at the Division 3 Boys Golf Finals in East Lansing Saturday. More...

Collins’ 43-yarder lifts ’Cats to win

The fate of the Houghton Lake Bobcats’ season rested in the right foot of senior kicker Mike Collins and his coach never doubted that Collins would come through. More...

G-H Board loses inhibitions about scoreboard donation

After delaying action last month, the Gerrish-Higgins School District Board of Education Oct. 18 accepted a donation of a new scoreboard for the Roscommon High School baseball field. More...

Halloween trick-or-treat events plentiful

Ghouls, ghosts and goblins will have their choice of Halloween parties during the rest of October. More...

Bobcats, Bucks face off Friday in postseason

The Roscommon Bucks have been rolling since week two with eight straight wins that led to an undefeated Jack Pine Conference season and the top ranking in Districts at 8-1. More...

St. Helen is ghost town

St. Helen has become a ghost town. More...

FINISHING TOUCHES

Dawn Masters of Prudenville stitches a princess bride costume for her four-year-old daughter, Olivia, Monday, with just one week to go before Halloween. Her oldest daughter, Marina, 7, decided to be a corpse bride this year. More...

ASSEMBLY LINE

Houghton Lake Lions Club volunteers use the assembly line approach to bagging candy at St. John Lutheran Church Monday afternoon. More...

JPC CHAMPS

Members of the 2006 Roscommon High School varsity football squad celebrate their Jack Pine Conference championship following the Bucks' 31-27 defeat of Meridian Friday night. It is the second straight title for Coach Don McKindles and his squad. More...

KNOCKED AWAY

Roscommon's Stephanie Mitchell (5) blocks a jump shot by Houghton Lake's Megan Drogt (40) during second half action. Mitchell led the Bucks with 11 points in the 32-31 home 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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