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December 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Charges requested in double fatality

Criminal charges have been requested against the suspected driver in the Oct. 18 crash that claimed two lives in Lexington Township. More...

Hunger Games food drive underway

Students collect for food pantry

The annual holiday food drive at Sandusky High School has a Hollywood twist this year. Student Council President Erin Campbell has organized a Hunger Games Food Drive, based on the popular science fiction movie and book. More...

News

Worth plan maintains ‘residential character’

WORTH TWP. More...

Quiz Bowl wraps up fall season

The Thumb Area Quiz Bowl League has completed its fall high school season with 17 varsity and five junior varsity teams taking part from 10 area schools. More...

Knights support Special Olympics

The Lexington Knights of Columbus has donated $1,650 to Sanilac County Special Olympics. More...

Celebrations & Milestones

Marriages

Cassandra R. Gay of Gagetown & Christopher A. Himmel of Applegate Tammy A. (Jones) MacDonald of Snover & Bruce J. Brinker of Snover More...

Sanilac County Sheriff’s Office promotions announced

Sanilac County Sheriff Garry Biniecki has announced the promotions of two deputies to the rank of sergeant. Deputy Danny Owen, a 4-year veteran of the sheriff department has been promoted to sergeant in the corrections division. More...

SVSU students volunteer

UNIVERSITY CENTER — A group of Saginaw Valley State University students will participate in the Alternative Breaks program, which sends students to volunteer across the globe during traditional school break periods such as the upcoming holiday More...

Court News

Divorces

Jeremy W. Smith v Mandi R. Smith Danny D. Six v Amber L. Six Wendy S. Davidson v Erik M. Davidson More...

District Court

The following people have been sentenced or bound over to circuit court in 73A District Court in Sanilac County: Kyle M. Wilson, 21, Croswell. Criminal sexual conduct 1st degree person under 13, CSC 2nd degree person under 13. More...

Sheriff says ‘bored’ vandals should work

Sheriff Garry Biniecki says he’d make sure the four suspects in a vandalism spree weren’t bored if they were ordered to perform community service. The four men, ages 18 and 19 from the Croswell and Deckerville areas were arrested Dec. More...

Murder trial postponed

Defendant changes lawyers again

Accused murderer Jeremy Ginther’s jury trial has been postponed after another round of legal musical chairs ended with a new attorney at his side. More...

Getting in the holiday spirit

Residents of the Sanilac County Medical Care Facility enjoyed a Christmas party Saturday, that included a visit by Santa and his “elves”. More...

Opinion

In My Opinion

We’re supposed to be the good guys

Last week marked the seventy-third anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. More...

In Your Words

Don’t complain, thank farmers Dear Editor: I would like to direct this letter in response to the two letters of complaint about mud on the roads from farmers’ equipment. More...

Obituaries

ALBERT C. FOOTE

DECKER

Albert C. Foote, age 88 of Decker, passed away Sunday, December 7, 2014 at Marlette Regional Hospital in Marlette. He was born July 14, 1926 in Argyle, the son of the late Clayton and Eliza (Atkins) Foote. More...

MARIE MINARD ARMSTEAD

SNOVER

Marie Minard Armstead, age 93, of Snover, passed away Sunday, November 30, 2014 after a long illness. Marie was born July 25, 1921. She is the daughter of the late Job and Mary Tina Minard. More...

ROBERT ELWIN ORR

EAST TAWAS

Robert Elwin Orr, age 88 of East Tawas, Mich., a former resident of Sandusky, passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at St. Mary’s of Michigan in Saginaw. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

FOOD/BENEFITS. Saturday Dec. 20 Cookies Galore & More Sale, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Carsonville United Methodist Church, 3953 Sheldon St. Holiday baked goods, cheese balls, fudge, etc. Holiday plates for sale, too. Proceeds to help pay off new roof. More...

Sports

2014 All-County Football Team

I t was a most interesting fall for the Sanilac County varsity football teams. While none of the four 11-man teams won any championships, Sandusky and Marlette both played several entertaining games and qualified for the post-season. More...

‘Skins off to 2-0 start

PIGEON —After a nice win over Cass City to open the boys hoops season, the Sandusky Redskins backed that up Friday night with, 55-30, thumping of the EPBP Lakers in a GTC crossover game. More...

Lady ‘Skins push record to 4-0

PIGEON - A bit of a slow start could not deter the Sandusky girls hoops team from winning their fourth straight game last Friday night. More...

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