January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Brandel selected for Team USA

Houghton Lake High School se­nior Seth Brandel will wear USA across his chest this spring as a member of the 2018 USA Softball Junior Men’s National Training Team (JMNTT).  After trying out for the fast pitch softball team last week, Brand More...

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News

Three arrested for possession of meth

A Grayling woman and two Roscom­mon men were arrested on possession of methamphetamine after deputies of the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office recovered one gram of meth at a Jan. 2 traffic stop.  More...

Troopers arrest driver with suspended license

State Police from the Houghton Lake Post arrested a 33-year-old Prudenville woman Jan. 8 after she crossed the cen­ter line on M-18 near County Road 100, causing oncoming traffic to drive onto the shoulder to avoid a collision. More...

Gerrish officials to keep same pay

Salaries for Gerrish Township offi­cials will remain the same for the next fiscal year budget.  The board unanimously approved the salaries for supervisor, clerk and trea­surer for $34,894.13 each (Trustee Jim Lippert was absent).  More...

Business

Buccilli family serves Houghton Lake pizza for 40 years

“We were just kids when we opened the place,” Lou Buccilli said of he and his wife, Becky, when they first opened Buccilli’s Pizza in 1977. More...

Letters to the Editor

Community support helps Lions help hundreds

Once again with the help from our secret shoppers from the Lear Corporation, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, Home Extension Group and the Roscommon/Higgins Lake Lions Club we were able to provide gifts for 118 children in our area.  More...

What would ‘inspire divine retribution?’

In a letter to the editor appearing in the Jan. 4 issue of the Resorter (“Re-examine lifestyles in new year”), Parker Seiler states “God chose the Jews as His people.”  More...

Hopeful ‘Clyde ‘Chubby’ Horace’ will make TUT appearance

There is always a lot of “tom­foolery” at the Tip-up Town kickoff, but this year there really was a lot of bull! He was huge! Many people had their picture taken with the creature. More...

Outdoors

10 POUNDER ON A JIG

Shannon Pierce of Houghton Lake holds a 34.5-inch northern pike she caught in Houghton Lake off the foot of Tower Hill Road Dec. 31. More...

NEW YEAR’S PRIZE

Richard Kline of Shelby Township landed this long-awaited northern pike New Year’s Day on Higgins Lake. The 44-inch, 25-lb. monster was caught on a tip-up with a shiner and Swedish Pimple. More...

NATURE CAPTURED

Bob Johnson of Prudenville found this image of a nursing fawn cap­tured on his trail cam on his property in Roscommon County. “It was right out in front of my ground blind,” he said. More...

Brown to lead HLCS board of education

The Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education will now be led by former Vice President Julie Brown.  The board elected officers at its orga­nizational meeting Jan. More...

RAPS board officers unchanged

The Roscommon Area Public Schools Board of Education voted unan­imously to keep the same set of officers as last year during their annual organi­zational meeting at the Roscommon Middle School Library Jan. 9. 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

Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Robert W. Bennett

Judge Robert W. Bennett presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, Nov. 27, 2017:  James W. More...

Sports

Bobcats win double overtime battle

Forty minutes of basketball came down to one play Tuesday night at Houghton Lake High School.  A steal and a layup by Bobcat senior Jackson Blanchard with two seconds left in double overtime was the deciding factor between Houghton Lake and Har­ More...

Bobcat JV handles Harrison

Houghton Lake improved to 4-1 in the Jack Pine Conference boys junior varsity standings with a 51-33 home win over Harrison Tuesday night.  The Bobcats jumped out early, lead­ing the Hornets 19-5 after the first quar­ter and taking a 32-9 lead i More...

Pool Standings

Houghton Lake Senior Pool League Jan. More...

Editorial

TUT kicks off with fun

While festival fun is still a week away, the tomfoolery of Tip-up Town, U.S.A., began last Saturday night.  More...

The many shades of me even includes color

My Thoughts

I did something last week that rarely happens and it actually made me second guess myself. I bought a shirt that wasn’t gray or black.  There was a reason though. More...

To the bitter end

To the bit­ter cold end of the year that is. More...

Religion & Family

Lehmans celebrate 50th anniversary

Mark and Debbie Lehman of Roscommon celebrated their 50th wed­ding anniversary Nov. 11, 2017.  They were married Nov. 11, 1967, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Dearborn Heights.  More...

Happenings

Lear campaign raises over $6,000 for United Way

Lear Corporation in Roscommon recently completed its most successful United Way campaign in 10 years.  “Lear Roscommon and UAW Lo­cal 1819 have supported the commu­nity through the United Way for many years,” said Roscommon County Un More...

Stewards of Child Abuse Prevention workshop Jan. 19

The Crawford-Roscommon Child Protection Council (CRCPC) and Hon­orable Judge Mark Jernigan are hosting the Stewards of Child Sexual Abuse Pre­vention workshop Jan. 19.  More...

Plan to use an ORV on state forest roads? Check maps first

Many – but not all – state forest roads opened to off-road vehicle traffic Jan. 1.   Before riding, riders should make sure roads are authorized for ORV use by checking online maps. More...

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