October 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Economic impact of dam removal priority for Gerrish

Gerrish Township board members adopted a resolution Tuesday urging the Roscommon County Board of Commissioners to consider the economic impact of removing the Higgins Lake Level Control Structure (dam) when a hydrological and ecological study is cond More...

...AND THE JUDGES SAY...

Judges and camper volunteers (right to left) Erin Kelley of Roscommon, Sheri Alonzo of Saginaw, Dave Kelley of Roscommon and Kristi Peitsch of Roscommon look over this year’s entries in the Sou More...

Special Sections

News

ATV WINNER

The winner of the ATV drawing sponsored by Gerrish Township’s ACT NOW (Advisory Community Team-Neighbors on Watch), Victor Mier of Prescott, atop the ATV with his wife, Rosemary, were presented More...

Pyramid Paving gives RCRC reasons for missed deadline

Pyramid Paving Company Project Manager Jim Delahanty addressed the Roscommon County Road Commission on Sept. 27 to give reasons why the Safe Routes 2 School project on Sunset Ave. (Co. Rd. 100) was not completed by its deadline.  More...

Village approves new recreation plan

The Village of Roscommon now has a new recreation plan after the council approved the 2013-17 plan at its Oct. More...

Editorial

Community Cornerstone

Our Opinion

Newspapers. The Cornerstone of Your Community.  That is the theme of this year’s National Newspaper Week, being observed Oct. 7-13. More...

Newspapers connect us with our communities

We can get our national news on cable television, catch the weather on local broadcast stations, listen to talk radio on the AM or FM dial and follow our favorite blogs on the Internet, but where do we turn for local information that directly impacts More...

Resorter Reader Poll

Last week’s results   More...

Outdoors

New book to be unveiled at Gahagan open house

The unveiling of a new book on the life of author and editor Marguerite Gahagan will be featured during an Open House at the Gahagan Nature Preserve in Roscommon on Sunday. More...

FIRST BUCK

Briant St. Vincent, 10, Houghton Lake, bagged this five point buck on the opening day of the youth hunt season in Harrison. This was his first buck and he shot it using a 7mm rifle. (Courtesy photo) More...

EARLY SEASON ELK

Roscommon’s Bob Boyle shot this 6x7 Elk just 33 minutes into the hunting season Oct. 1 in the mountains north of Cimarron, NM. He shot the 1,000 pound elk with his father-in-law’s 30.06. More...

Happenings

Dinner theater fundraiser benefits CHA

Rural Education Matters, an education booster group for the Charlton Heston Academy, held a dinner theater fundraiser for the academy on Oct. More...

Health department receives $1.6 million ‘transformation’ grant

The Central Michigan District Health Department (CMDHD) learned earlier this week it was awarded a $1.6 million grant to implement programs that aim to reduce obesity and reduce death and disability due to heart disease, stroke, and tobacco use in Ro More...

A FUN WORKOUT

Roscommon Middle School sixth grader Jeffrey Kuchar does a high kick during a P90X workout on Oct. 9. More...

Breaking News - 10/12/2012 9:36 PM

Bobcats win homecoming, Bucks down Beavers - Free Access

The Houghton Lake High School varsity football team won its 2012 homecoming game, 16-14, over Farwell tonight (Oct. 12). More...

Breaking News - 10/11/2012 11:36 AM

Two arrested in Admiral armed robbery - Free Access

Two male suspects are in custody in Roscommon County Jail after being arrested Oct. 10 in connection with an armed robbery at the Admiral gas station at Houghton Lake Oct. 6. More...

Police seek suspect in armed robbery

Denton Township Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Admiral gas station, M-55, Houghton Lake, Oct. 6.  The robbery occurred at 11:15 p.m. More...

CHA initial assessments shows room for improvement

Charlton Heston Academy Chief Academic Officer Jason Sarsfield is ready to take on the challenges of improving student scores after growth model testing results came back showing students performing in the 30th percentile in several subjects.  & More...

Game, dance cap off Homecoming festivities

The Houghton Lake Bobcats are looking forward to tomorrow (Friday) when they host the Farwell Eagles at their 2012 Homecoming game. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-22
Dorothy C. Mark - 2018-02-22
Margaret Mae DeLaurier - 2018-02-22
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-22
Jane Parfitt - 2018-02-22
Charles L. Robbins - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael J. Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Sept. 6:  Rebecca S. Lossing, 39, Pontiac, charged with larceny in a building, is ready for trial, which was set for Nov. 8.  More...

Sports

Bobcat cross country races at Farwell, Pine River

The Houghton Lake High School varsity cross country team recently competed in the second Jack Pine Conference Jamboree held Oct. 3 in Farwell and in the Cecil Burch Invitational held Oct. 6 in Pine River.  Jack Pine Conference Jamboree #2  More...

Bucks shutout Bobcats in league crossover game

The Roscommon Bucks, representing the Northern Division of the Northern Michigan Soccer League, defended their home turf against Southern Division rival Houghton Lake with a 2-0 shutout Tuesday evening.  More...

Rosco XC in fourth at JPC girls

The Roscommon High School varsity cross county squads competed in the second Jack Pine Conference jamboree Oct. 3 in Farwell.  The girls team paced the Bucks finishing in fourth place with 108 team points. More...

Letters to the Editor

Policy should not have been implemented

After reading “Encounter with homeowner, gun leads to new policy,” in last week’s Resorter, I was left a bit bewildered by some of the statements from those involved. More...

Who will you vote for school board?

Who will you be voting for on the November 6 ballot for Houghton Lake Community Schools (HLCS) Board of Education? That is the question.  More...

Rock star or rock solid?

The media are talking about zingers, a form of sarcasm (a word derived from the Greek language meaning to tear flesh). Zingers were first prominently used in the Clinton era political speech.  More...

Religion & Family

Aldrich, Sprague plan July wedding in Bay City

David Charles Aldrich, son of Charles and Christine Aldrich of Houghton Lake, and Jordan Nicole Sprague, daughter of Christopher and Jayne Sprague of Freeland, announce their engagement to be married.  A July 26, 2013, wedding is planned at Doub More...

Lampheres name son Hunter

Amy and Taylor Lamphere of Roscommon announce the birth of their son, Hunter Anthony.  The baby was born Sept. 30, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Grayling and he weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. He measured 20 3/4 inches long.   More...

Revival meetings Oct. 14-19 at Houghton Lake Baptist

Houghton Lake Baptist Church, 9480 West Lake City Rd. (M-55) will welcome the Ron DeGarde Evangelistic Team for a week of revival meetings Oct. More...

Education

LESSON ON CARING

Betty Murdoch of Sara’s Bears visited the Houghton Lake United Methodist Church Preschool Monday where she taught the students how to “wash” and care for bears. More...

Penfield recognized as member of National Society of High School Scholars

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) recently announced that Houghton Lake High School junior Christina M. More...

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Students of the Month for October at Roscommon Middle School are (front, left to right) eighth graders Amber Richter and Clay Jaskowski, sixth grader Spencer Reinke, (back, left to right) seventh gra More...

Features

RHS Homecoming Parade

RHS Spirit Week

FRESH SET Of BUCKS Kindergartners from Roscommon Elementary (left to right) Jacob Ziebell, Summer Frye, Aubrianna Bradley, Sawyer Griffis, and Connor Heikkenen add their energy to the display of supp More...

RHS Seniors Take Spirit Jug

RHS SpC8irit Week

SPIRIT JUG WINNERS The Roscommon High School Senior Class of 2013 was the winner of the Homecoming Spirit Jug. The class was awarded the jug during the Homecoming Pep Assembly on Oct. More...

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Poll

Do you think pressure from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students on legislators will have an effect on gun control?