March 15, 2012 RSS feed / Religion & Family

Herman, Boals planning September wedding

Jessica Mae Herman, daughter of Mark and Donna Herman of Brighton, and Matthew Daniel Boals, son of Kurt and Tresa Boals of Prudenville and Mary Boals of Prudenville, announce their engagement to be married.  The bride-elect graduated from Brigh More...

Schmidts name son Johann Wilhelm

Jennifer and Eric Schmidt of Roscommon announce the birth of their son, Johann Wilhelm, born March 5, 2012.   The baby was born at Mercy Hospital Grayling, weighing 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and measuring 20 inches.   More...

Savercool promoted to first sergeant

Theodore J. Savercool, a 1988 graduate of Houghton Lake High School, was recently promoted to first sergeant in the U.S. More...

CELEBRATING THE END OF THE ACT

For four weeks Houghton Lake High School juniors have been preparing for the American College Testing exam before the actual test. More...

HELPING TO BRING BOOKS TO CHILDREN

The Rotary Club of Roscommon recently donated $1,500 to the Roscommon County Literacy Council to be used for the group’s Dolly Parton Imagination Library Program. More...

Is Obesity Threatening the Health of Your Child?

As a society of super sized meals, video games and instant gratification, our children are becoming larger and larger. A child has traditionally been considered obese if they are more than 20% over their ideal body weight. More...

Benefit for senior adult housing at Coyles, March 14

Markey Christian Ministries will be hosting its annual St. Patrick’s Day benefit for senior adult housing from 4-7:30 p.m. More...

Roscommon County Animal Shelter receives $10,000

The Roscommon County Animal Control/Shelter received $10,000 of tax donations through the 2012 Companion Animal Welfare tax check-off funds.  A total of $134,253.06 was generated and dispersed to 15 state registered animal shelters/humane societ More...

Son born to Thomases

Scott and Desiree Thomas of Lupton announce the birth of their son, whom they named Donovan David Lee.  Born Feb. 17, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Grayling, the baby weighed 7 pounds, 8.9 ounces, and measured 19.5 inches long at birth.  More...

PIZZA PARTY

Johns said a total of 125 students completed the ACT and as their reward and celebration of the end of the exams the students received a pizza and pop party on March 9. (Photo by Krista Tacey-Cater) More...

GOP to meet March 27 in Markey

The Roscommon County Republicans will meet March 27 at the Markey Township Hall.  The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The Markey Township Hall is located on County Road 100 next to Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport.   More...

United Way accepting applications

The Roscommon United Way is accepting applications for funding through March 31.  Contact the United Way office at 275-2067 for an application.   Currently, Roscommon United Way services 26 area agencies in the county. More...

Hiser, Betrus to wed in August

Shana Hiser, the daughter of Jean and Greg Hiser of Prudenville, and Dan Betrus, the son of Bob and Sandy Betrus of Cape Coral, FL, announce their engagement to be married Aug. More...

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