February 5, 2009 RSS feed / Religion & Family

Homan, Powell plan May wedding

Rebecca Elaine Homan and Timothy James Powell announce their engagement to be married. A May 9, 2009, wedding is planned at Frog Pond Village in Interlochen. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Houghton Lake High School. More...

Daughter, Ella, born to Laytons

Ella Louise Layton was born Jan. 15, 2009, to Corie and Eric Layton of Traverse City. The baby weighed 10 pounds, 3 ounces and was 22 inches long. Grandparents are Judy and Floyd Layton of Higgins Lake. More...

Wilson names daughter Leigha

Andrea Wilson of Roscommon announces the birth of her daughter, Leigha Renee. Born Jan. 18, 2009, at Grayling Mercy Hospital, the baby weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long. More...

'Faith-based' rock bands to play in Cadillac

The First Baptist Church of Cadillac will host a faith-based rock concert Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. Bands performing will be Nailpoint and Hail Your Highness. Both have performed at Big Ticket festivals. More...

AARP lists sources of energy help for seniors

In light of the recent very unfortunate death of a 93-year-old Bay City, MI man due to his electricity being shut off, AARP is reminding seniors of the many ways they can seek help with paying their utility bills and making their homes more energy More...

Hartman, Helton to wed in May

Randy and Kelly Hartman of Roscommon announce the engagement of their son, Kory Jay Hartman, to Ashley Loren Helton, daughter of Larry and Delanie Helton of Ypsilanti. More...

Beesons to celebrate 50 years

Jan and Gary Beeson of Prudenville will celebrate their 50th anniversary with their children in Hawaii Feb. 7. More...

Witfoth, Fenton name son Wyatte

Christa Witfoth and Christopher Fenton, Houghton Lake, announce the birth of their son, Wyatte Christopher Fenton. The boy was born Oct. 7, 2008, in Traverse City. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces at birth and was 21 inches long. More...

McNett, Jarvis parents of son

Roscommon announce the birth of their son, Hayden Phillip. The baby was born Jan. 16, 2009, at Mercy Hospital, Grayling. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 1/2 inch long at birth. More...

Help is available for homeowners from USDA Rural Development

The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development provides loans and grants for very lowand low-income families. Such families have a difficult time trying to save money for a down payment on a home or paying for repairs. More...

Library invites folks to 'Remember When'

Adults 50 and over are invited to "Remember When" at the Houghton Lake Public Library Feb. 10 at 11 a.m. "Remember When" will feature Jeopardy style game that focuses on days gone by. More...

Schwab graduates army training

Army National Guard Pvt. Calvin J. Schwab recently graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, GA. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. More...

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