February 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Bobcats one better than Chiefs; 14 better than Ramblers

The long trip home from Cheboygan Jan. 31 was made easier for the Houghton Lake Bobcat freshman basketball team as they were able to savor a one-point win against the Chiefs. More...

Stay undefeated in JPC - Buck netters win tourney

The Jack Pine Conference wins are adding up for Roscommon’s varsity volleyball squad as they continue their quest toward a league title. The Bucks improved to 9-0 in conference play with defeats of Clare and Beaverton Jan. 31. More...

Delta drops host Firebirds, 73-70

The Kirtland Community College women’s basketball team struggled to convert down the stretch in falling to visiting Delta College, 73-70, on Saturday at the CRAF Center in Roscommon. More...

Harrison charges back for JPC win over visiting Bucks, 63-58

The Roscommon Bucks’ quest for its first ever Jack Pine Conference varsity basketball championship got a little more difficult Friday night. Host Harrison came back in the final quarter to top Roscommon 63-58. More...

Junior cagers split JPC contests

After falling to Meridian Friday night, the Houghton Lake junior varsity basketball team earned the first-ever victory on the new floor at the high school Tuesday night with a defeat of the Beaverton Beavers. More...

Gym ‘homecoming’ spoiled for ’Cats by Beaverton

If Houghton Lake’s contest against Beaverton Tuesday night could have ended after three quarters, it would have been a storybook ending to the Bobcats’ first game on their new gymnasium floor. More...

Competition develops for KCC seats

With just a few days remaining before the filing deadline for the May 8 election, interest in seats on the Kirtland Community College Board of Trustees is increasing. More...

Markey new sewer authority member

In a joint meeting between Lake, Roscommon, Denton and Markey Townships Feb. 1, the full boards of each approved a resolution to become a four-township sewer authority. Previously, Markey Township was not a member. More...

LACK OF COOPERATION, BUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

Donkey basketball players reach for the ball as their respective donkeys don't during a game to benefit Roscommon County area 4-H clubs at Houghton Lake Middle School Monday night. More...

GETTING IT OFF

Bobcat David Aldrich (22) clutches the ball before laying it up as Meridian's Justin VonEitzen (3) tries to get a hand on it. Aldrich had seven points for the 'Cats but Meridian came out on top, 59-51 Friday night. More...

NOWHERE TO GO

Roscommon's Nick Lorenc (left) starts his 140-pound Meridian opponent on a short trip to the mat during a three-way against the visiting Mustangs and Farwell Eagles Feb. 1. More...

RIDING THE TRAIL

Some of the approximately 175 participants in the fifth annual St. Helen Snow Run pull into Pit Stop No. 4 for a lunch break Saturday. More...

Paul G. Tuovila

Former Houghton Lake resident Paul G. Tuovila, 76, Port Huron, died Feb. 5, 2007, at his home after a long illness. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 10, at 11 a.m. at Griswold Street Baptist Church, Port Huron, with the Rev. More...

Jonathan ‘Jon Jon’ James Green

Jonathan “Jon Jon” James Green, 19, Prudenville, died Feb. 8, 2007, at his home. The Rev. Lawrence Cook will officiate a service Saturday, Feb. 10, at noon at Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel. More...

Special Sections

Senior Buck wrestlers finish careers unbeaten at home

The Roscommon wrestling team completed the Jack Pine Conference dual portion of the season with a 7-0 record after defeating Meridian 49-21 and Farwell 67-12. Ten seniors were honored on their final night of wrestling in the Roscommon gymnasium. More...

’Cats take first at Farwell; place third at Mt. Pleasant

Racking up the most points so far this season, Houghton Lake earned the top cheer spot at Farwell Feb. 1. More...

Comeback ends in OT win as Kirtland tops Delta

The Kirtland Community College men’s basketball team needed an extra five minutes to beat visiting Delta College, 113-104, in overtime at the CRAF Center in Roscommon on Saturday. More...

Carey shoots down records

It was one for the record books Tuesday night as the host Roscommon varsity basketball squad beat Jack Pine Conference foe Gladwin, 90-81. More...

Mustangs secure win with free throws

Eight-of-eight equaled a fourth Jack Pine Conference victory of the season for Meridian as the Mustangs were perfect from the free throw line in the closing minutes of the game in a 59-51 win over Houghton Lake Feb. 2. More...

Committee seeking grant for park

A former eyesore on the South Shore of Houghton Lake may soon be a thing of beauty if the committee overseeing improvements is awarded a grant by the State of Michigan. More...

‘Adequate’ progress made at schools

Both Houghton Lake Community Schools and Gerrish-Higgins Schools hit their academic “targets” according to test results recently released by the Michigan Department of Education. More...

Suspect sought in attempted abduction

Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a possible attempted child abduction. The incident occurred Monday in Markey Township about 4 p.m. More...

FOR THE BOBCAT WHO HAS EVERYTHING

Richie Grundas, a service technician at Burnside RV, Houghton Lake and a Houghton Lake High School graduate and former junior varsity basketball player, spends his day off Monday sanding down the "H" from the recently replaced gym floor of his alma m More...

BREAK TO THE BUCKET

Roscommon's Jarren Grabke (31) ends a coast to coast break with two points during second half play against visiting Gladwin Tuesday night. The Bucks won a shoot-out, 90-81. More...

INAUGURAL CONTEST

Houghton Lake's Michael Collins (1) drives past Beaverton's Mike Murray (22) toward the basket in the first varsity contest to be played on the newly replaced HLHS gymnasium floor. The "Bobcat Pride" in the foreground is a new addition to the gym. More...

FOLLOWING THE RIVER

Department of Natural Resources Fire Officer Mike Janisse pulls a Tid Tech groomer with a snowmobile just down stream from The Castle Friday in the Mason Tract Pathway, which runs along the South Branch of the Au Sable River from Chase Bridge to M-72 More...

Richard G. Klida

Richard G. Klida, Prudenville, died Feb. 6, 2007, at the age of 81. A memorial service will be held Monday, Feb. 12, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, handled arrangements. Mr. More...

Nelson E. ‘Butch’ Craig

Nelson E. “Butch” Craig, 63, Higgins Lake, died Feb. 7, 2007, at home. Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon, handled arrangements. The Rev. Lonnie Severance will officiate a service Saturday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. More...

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Jane Parfitt - 2018-02-22
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Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
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