July 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

RAPS retains Hill as president, Ewald new assistant principal

The Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Education voted to retain Brian Hill as president during its annual organizational meeting July 9. Hill has served on the board since 2001 and as president for the past two years.  More...

DODGING THE RAIN

  Faith Alive Church was represented at the 63rd Annual St. Helen Bluegill Festival with Nicole Avery riding on the float while it was lightly raining. More...

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News

STORM WREAKS HAVOC ON LONG POINT

A 20-minute long downpour with accompanying high winds caused damage to property on Long Point at Houghton Lake July 14. Long Point resident Susan Doerr said the storm occurred around 1 p.m. More...

Customers warned of utility-bill payment scam

Consumers Energy is warning its customers to be aware of a nationwide utility-bill payment scam that’s made its way to Michigan.  Under the scam, a customer may be contacted in person, through fliers, social media or text messages. More...

State Police investigating larceny of purse

State Police from Post 72, Hough­ton Lake are investigating the theft of a purse at the Beacon and Bridge store at 9391 West Lake City Rd. (M-55) on July 11.  More...

Editorial

Rivalry Renewed

Our Opinion

While Houghton Lake and Roscommon won’t meet for another two months on the prep football field, a version of the game will be played Saturday night at Roscommon.  More...

‘Out-of-control confidence’ not healthy

Sense of values in this country. Where has it gone?  More...

Complaints, weather go hand-in-hand

This morning, I woke up to the radio playing ELO’s “Mr. Blue Sky,” a happy song celebrating something seemingly mundane as the weather.  When the sun is shining people just naturally seem to feel happier. More...

Outdoors

Archer Miano takes gold at Michigan Senior Olympics

Houghton Lake Sportsmen’s Club ar­chery instructor Joseph Miano won the gold at the Michigan Senior Olympics - Archery division at the Detroit Sports­men’s   Congress in Shelby Township June 16.  More...

TOP LOCAL SHOOTERS

Archers from all over the state competed in the Centershot Northern Shoot at Bambi Lake Baptist Conference Center July 13 and 14. More...

Fall turkey applications on sale until Aug. 1

The Department of Natural Resourc­es reminds hunters that applications for fall turkey hunting licenses are on sale through Aug. 1.  More...

Happenings

RUMMAGING

Roscommon County Genealogical Society members Karen Mayer and the Rev. Dr. Nancy French (seated at table by door) check out customers during the genealogical society’s rummage sale July 13. More...

Sheriff’s Posse concert Aug. 16

Roscommon County’s Frank Thibert will open the Roscommon County Sher­iff’s Posse “Summertime Music Concert in God’s Country” on Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at Kirtland Community College.  More...

Lake Township Firemen’s Ox Roast this Saturday

The Lake Township Fire Department will host its annual Ox Roast July 21 at the township fire hall.  The all-you-can-eat dinner will be of­fered from noon to 7 p.m. More...

Alumni prepare to take field

After months of planning, the Taco Bell Alumni Football game between Houghton Lake and Roscommon is set for Saturday (July 21) night. The game is scheduled to kick off at 8 p.m. at Roscommon High School. More...

Brabant, Ferrigan part of ‘Veterans’ build in Vietnam

Roscommon Attorney Jerry Brabant and his wife, MaryAnn Ferrigan, recently traveled to Vietnam to take part in a Vietnam Veterans of America home-building project in cooperation with Habitat for Humanity International.  More...

Perialas named interim E911 head

The Roscommon County Board of Commissioners voted to appoint Carrie Perialas as the interim E911 director at its July 11 regular meeting.  The motion approved stated that Perialas’ position would be effective July 5 and she would receive More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-08

Court News

82nd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently ar­raigned the following in 82nd District Court:  More...

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner pre­sided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscom­mon, June 5:  Leslie R. Declerk, 65, Houghton Lake, was discharged from probation and sentenced to two months in jail (credit for six days) on a probation violation.  More...

Sports

The streak continues..Limberlost wins 25th straight women’s game

Limberlost Lounge reached a mile­stone 25th straight victory in the Hough­ton Lake Women’s Slo-pitch Softball League after defeating Silver Dollar 24-3 July 12. More...

Warner wins 87th Jack Pine Enduro, Soenksan wins Pine Cone

Jesse Warner of North Man­chester, IN was the grand champion and winner of the Cowbell Trophy at the 2012 Jack Pine Enduro Sunday, the 87th running of the race which started in Moorestown. More...

Races rained out at Merritt, Wood Tic this weekend

The July 14 races at Merritt Raceway were canceled due to rain.  This weekend marks the 24th annual Ed VanDuinen’s Wood Tic.  Wood Tic begins today (Thursday, July 19) with the second annual Dutch­man Open in Memory of Ed VanDuinen at More...

Letters to the Editor

Testing needs to continue on lakes

For the last 30 years I have been coming to Higgins Lake and have been loving all the summers it has to offer, but once again, this weekend, I got swimmer’s itch, and to tell you the truth I am getting sick of it. More...

Election letters policy

In fairness to candidates and issues on the Aug. 7 primary election ballot, letters related to the election will not be accepted for the Resorter’s Aug. 2 edition.  More...

Religion & Family

FOUR GENERATIONS GATHER

Prudenville’s Sarah Smith met her great-grandchild for the first time recently in Georgia, where four generations of her family got together. More...

Woods celebrate 50 years of marraige

Michael B. Wood and Elaine M. (Al­bright) of St. Helen will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 28.   Married in 1962 at St. Agnes Church, Flint, they have three sons.   More...

Jackson, Price wed at Hartwick Pines

Scott Jackson of Roscommon and the former Trisha Price of St. More...

Education

NHS pins purchased with RCCF grant

A grant provided by the Roscom­mon County Community Foundation – Roscommon County Kellogg Youth Fund will assist with the purchase of National Honor Society lapel pins for Roscommon High School.  More...

QUIZ BOWL BUZZERS

Roscommon High School’s Quiz Bowl Team will now have an up-to- date buzzer system to use for practice and competition. More...

MMCC’s Honor Society hosts regional convention

MMCC’s Chapter of Phi Theta Kap­pa International Honor Society hosted the organization’s regional convention from May 18-20 at the Harrison campus. More...

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