July 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Herd brings Durden's music to life in tribute performance

The music of a Houghton Lake icon was offered up to a new generation in a noisy South Shore bar July 14. More...

'It's like I'm home,' new KCC chief says

Dr. Thomas Quinn spent his first week as president of Kirtland Com- Dmunity College getting acquainted with the college and the four-county district it serves. So far, he likes what he sees. "It's a nice family of people," Quinn said. More...

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News

State Police investigate three-car accident

State Police at the Houghton Lake Post are investigating an accident involving three cars at the intersection of Emery and Reserve Roads at Houghton Lake July 11. Troopers said the accident occurred at around 3:30 p.m. More...

Trial date set for Holton

A trial date has been set for a Michigan State trooper from the Houghton Lake post who is accused of filing a false police report and obtaining money under false pretenses, both felonies. Neil A. More...

Former court worker sentenced

A former 83rd District Court employee has been sentenced in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, on an embezzlement charge. Penney F. More...

Business

SNAPPER DEALER

(Left) Brian's Small Engine Repair at 6807 West Houghton Lake Dr. (M-55) recently became a Snapper lawn mower dealership. Brian's offers sales, parts, service and accessories for both Snapper and Simplicity lawn mowers. More...

DRIVE-THROUGH SERVICE LANE

(Right) A recent re-design of the service department at Don Nester Auto Collection, Houghton Lake, includes a drive-through service lane featuring a new computer system which allows technicians to scan a vehicle identification number and come up wi More...

Edward Jones is No. 1 brokerage

The financial services firm Edward Jones was named the No. 1 full-service brokerage in the August edition of SmartMoney magazine, according to Jayme Shaw, a financial advisor in Houghton Lake. More...

Letters to the Editor

Volunteers, generosity made Relay a success

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Roscommon County 2007 would not have been a success if it weren't for the hard work of so many volunteers, the generosity of this community and the power of prayer. More...

Residents not given 'right' to vote on franchise fee

I am responding to the Denton Township "franchise fee." or luxury tax levied on the residents of our township. If it was "prudent," according to Mr. Chidester, why were not the people given a chance to vote on it? More...

Exhausted volunteers thankful for response

Today is the day after the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. I, like many of the other volunteers, am exhausted and awed. We met our goal and then some with help from our neighbors and friends! More...

Happenings

Children's author appearing at Houghton Lake library

Children and their families are invited to meet children's author, illustrator and cartoonist, Ruth McNally Barshaw, when the Houghton Lake Public Library welcomes her July 25th at 2 p.m. More...

Lake Twp. women to gather July 25

The Lake Township Women's Club will meet at noon on July 25 at the Lake Township Hall. Members will be holding summer meetings to accommodate snow birds. For information call Marge at 422- 2216. More...

Northwind Brass to perform on Craf Center lawn

The Northwind Brass, a quintet of two trumpets, a french horn, a trombone and a tuba, will be performing at the Gazebo on the CRAF Center lawn in Roscommon July 25. More...

Stabbing, robbery nets 12-30

A Houghton Lake man has been sentenced to 12 to 30 years in state prison for his involvement in a Jan. 14 robbery at the Admiral gas station at Houghton Lake. Ross M. More...

Open beer bypass gets police attention

They should have seen it coming. When a 41-year-old Waterford driver and his 42-year-old Casselberry, FL, passenger saw Richfield Township Police Officer Jason Hertzberg directing traffic on Kennedy Drive near South Street in St. More...

A WAR ZONE'

Thomas Carothers was injured in this fire which destroyed his home on West Airport Road in St. Helen July 11. Richfield Township Fire Chief Dean Speer said the fire started in the "gun room" of the home around 7 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kathleen M. Cherven - 2014-12-18
Robert Barnett - 2014-12-11
Benjamin Albert Dunlap - 2014-12-11
Lorraine B. Milnes - 2014-12-11
Bonnie Louise Smith - 2014-12-18
Donald Austin Thielman - 2014-12-18
Benjamin Albert Dunlap - 2014-12-18
John Bezzeg - 2014-12-18
Lorraine B. Milnes - 2014-12-18
Robert Barnett - 2014-12-18
John Bezzeg - 2014-12-11

Court News

83RD DISTRICT COURT

Six defendants waived preliminary examination on various charges in 83rd District Court, Roscommon, recently . Judge Daniel L. More...

34TH CIRCUIT COURT

Lawsuits filed No. 6717, Joseph Popadich, Houghton Lake, vs. Kenneth D. Gulliver, Kurtis Gulliver and Kenneth E. Gulliver, exparte order to show cause, verified complaint for monetary damages and injunctive relief; No. More...

Sports

Firebirds' home court moving to Mio facility

The Kirtland Community College Firebirds' home court will move from Roscommon to Mio for the 2007-08 basketball seasons. More...

GIANT CRAPPIE

Brad Zobel caught this 13-inch, 12-ounce crappie in the North Bay of Houghton Lake on July 8. He was using a green Hot-N-Tot when he landed the fish. More...

GREAT WEEK

Rick Hanses of Pewamo had great fishing on Houghton Lake during the week of July 4, including these two catches; (above) a stringer of walleye with a bonus rock bass and (below) a 35-inch northern pike. More...

Editorial

Challenge accepted

It makes one wonder what kind of person would look down the barrel of a loaded and cocked gun and without so much as flinching take a hold of the situation and march forward undaunted. More...

More than generous

Those who attended and supported last weekend's Relay for Life events at Bobcat Field for the American Cancer Society helped not only financially, but with the generous donation of personal time. More...

The Resorter's reader poll

Last week's results Do you plan to attend the dedication-open house at the new Roscommon County courts complex July 26? More...

Religion & Family

McCarn, Tooker to wed July 28

Melissa McCarn, daughter of Karl McCarn of Houghton Lake, and Robert Tooker, son of Joann Kowalski of Houghton Lake and Fred and Theresa Tooker of Houghton Lake, announce their engagement to be married on July 28, 2007, at 2 p.m. More...

Ritchies celebrate 25 years together

Dr. Michael and Laurie Ritchie of Higgins Lake celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with family and friends at Markey Community Baptist Church June 23. The Ritchies were married in Mt. Clemens June 26, 1982. More...

EARLYMORNINGWALKS

With Millicent

Our Mission We seek the mountaintop to talk with God. We tarry there as inspiration fills and thrills our earthly selves... How wonderful to linger idly there...meditate...and pray And be alone with Him. More...

Education

THE SUPERINTENDENT'S SPOT

I would like to share a few items regarding our school district following our July 16 board organizational meeting this Monday evening. The most important is to recognize Dr. More...

THE GREEN BLACKBOARD

The summer is partly over, my family has come and gone after participating in their annual visit, I am trying to catch up on work piled up from some sick time taken and our summer institute on assessment and technology is approaching fast. More...

FUN WITH LEARNING

Summer school students who were in grades K-3 last year participated in a day of games at Collins Elementary July 17. More...

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