May 12, 2011 RSS feed / News

Some, but not all, cemetery fence work underway

While some fence work at the Denton Township Cemetery has begun, additional work has been postponed. Township board members delayed the additional work at its May 4 meeting because there was a discrepancy in measurements along Nestel Road. More...

Stranger reported in home

A Markey Township youth reported a man had entered his home the evening of May 7. According to a Roscommon County Sheriff’s report, the youth had discovered the man in the house after he had investigated a noise. More...

Markey hears flooding complaint, approves fence ordinance

A group of residents of the Dale Road and Channel Court area in Markey Township came to the regular township board meeting Monday night to look for some help with a long-standing flooding situation in their neighborhood. More...

Mercy Hospital plans 100th anniversary celebration

Mercy Hospital Grayling will kick off its 100 year anniversary celebrations with a ceremony and reception May 16. The ceremony will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the hospital lobby and the public is invited. More...

‘Conversation’ chance for speaking out on poverty

People of many backgrounds gathered at the CRAF Center on April 26 to talk about a subject that is usually kept behind closed doors, drowned out in hushed tones. More...

Dirt Packers kick-off event planned May 21

The St. Helen Dirt Packers will kickoff the summer season with an ORV parade, a BBQ rib contest and pig roast on May 21. Event coordinator Jim Lyttle said the parade will form up at 9:30 a.m. and begin at 10 a.m. More...

Council to receive proposals to fix Tisdale drainage problems

After receiving complaints on drainage issues from residents who live on Tisdale Road, the Village of Roscommon Council voted at its May 9 meeting to allow John May of May & Associates, Inc. More...

KNOCKED OFF THE ROAD

Denton Township firefighters and EMS personnel work to extricate an accident victim after a crash on M-55 Friday afternoon. More...

Park plans under development in Gerrish Township

With summer approaching, Gerrish Township’s parks were a main point of the board’s focus Tuesday. Supervisor Frank Homola was given additional job duties for the Community Park Marina. However, the time frame was in dispute. More...

Gerrish assessor receives written reprimand

Gerrish Township’s assessor is still on the job. At a special meeting May 6, the Gerrish Township board met with its assessor, Cheryl Gillman, for a disciplinary hearing. More...

Silk sentenced in Hub embezzlement

A Roscommon woman who had pleaded guilty to embezzlement from the Hub Market, Prudenville, has been sentenced in Circuit Court. Amber L. More...

‘Stamp Out Hunger’ during National Food Drive on May 14

Every second Saturday in May letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America deliver much more than mail when they walk and drive along their postal routes. More...

Adoptable Pets

Spring is officially here! All the male dogs are out crooning for a lovely female and because of that the shelter is filled with dogs (mostly males). More...

RAPS Board still working out cuts

The Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Education spent over three hours talking about it during their Wednesday morning work session this week, but have still not worked out a plan to cut approximately $1.5 million from next year’s school b More...

NEW STOP SIGN

MDOT employees install a stop sign at Loxley Road and M-55 Monday. Pictured are (on the ground, left) lead worker Dan Townsend and Curt Balog and, in the cherrypicker, Bob Gerrie. (CHP) More...

Bobcat golfers oust Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart

The Houghton Lake varsity golf squad defeated Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart 183-188 at White Deer County Club May 10. Nick Mainville was the match medalist shooting a 38, one over par on the front nine holes at White Deer. More...

Korbinski to start racing season Friday at Dixie

Prudenville driver Nicole Korbinski, 19, begins the stock car racing season Friday at Dixie Motor Speedway, Birch Run, driving her Pro Stock Chevrolet, the same car she drove last season. More...

CLEANING UP LAKEVIEW

(Left, above) Karen Philo of Houghton Lake weeds a daffodil bed at Roscommon Township’s Lakeview Park May 7 as fellow volunteer Al Burns (background) digs up dandelions. More...

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