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April 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Marlette must right ‘sinking ship’

School could cut $500,000

MARLETTE — As the school district faces a $366,000 deficit, Superintendent Alan Broughton recommended Monday night that the board of education cut a half million dollars from the 2014-2015 budget. More...

Muxlow’s theft bill signed by governor

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law a bill that has its roots in Sanilac County, and which provides tools to help police combat metal theft. More...

News

Croswell council discusses 2014-’15 budget for city

The Croswell City Council this week began discussions on the 2014-15 budget, which will continue until the final budget is approved in June. More...

Benefit dinner for Cambri planned

A benefit spaghetti dinner next month will help a family with ties to the local area with medical expenses. More...

County jobless rate rises

Seventy-eight of Michigan’s 83 counties, including Sanilac, recorded seasonal unemployment rate hikes in February, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. More...

Obituaries

VERNON E. KELLEY

CARSONVILLE

Vernon E. Kelley, age 92, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the Meadow Lane Assisted Living Home in Bad Axe. He was born September 28, 1921 in Carsonville, the son of the late William and Myrtle (Phillips) Kelley. Vernon and Faith M. More...

THOMAS R. GIORLANDO

LEXINGTON

Thomas R. Giorlando, age 55, of Lexington, passed away unexpectedly Sunday April 6, 2014. He was born May 2, 1958, in Detroit, son of Marcella M. (Wessell) Giorlando and the late Thomas Matthew Giorlando. He and Regina A. More...

CAROLINE G. QUANDT

CROSWELL

Caroline G. Quandt, age 89, of Croswell, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014 at Port Huron Hospital. She was born May 25, 1924 in Royal Oak, the daughter of the late August and Gertrude (Bestey) Bolday. She and William F. More...

Court News

Divorces

Carolyn A. Lawrence v Timothy A. Lawrence Delmer A. Frostic Jr. v Amber Frostic Mary E. Norman v Phillip R. Norman More...

District Court

The following people have been sentenced or bound over to circuit court in 73A District Court in Sanilac County: Tammy L. Russell, 41, Ubly. Motor vehicle unlawful drive away, larceny less than $200. Waived preliminary exam, bound over. More...

Circuit Court

The following people have been sentenced in 24th Judicial Circuit Court after pleading guilty to contempt of court for failure to pay child support: Ricky Fenner, 28, Sandusky. 90 days in jail, credit for 1 day served or pay $103.50/month. More...

Boy pleads guilty in fatal shooting

Father’s trial is next month

The Marlette area boy who shot his friend has pled guilty in juvenile court. Last week the 12-year-old, whose name has not been released, pled guilty to careless discharge of a firearm causing death. His sentence is set for April 29. More...

Road board to bid fewer projects

The county road commission will take bids for paving the annual primary road projects this month. Bids will be opened May 1, but it will not be for all 9 of the projects the engineers proposed last fall. More...

Easter carnival fun?

Eggactly

Children enjoyed games and activities at the annual Easter Carnival Saturday at Heritage United Methodist Church in Snover. Friends Alanna Johnson (left), 8, and Rylee Greene, 7, color eggs. More...

Opinion

In My Opinion

Milestones

As I write this final column, from the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, I realize how truly blessed I am. More...

In Your Words

“Congress shall make no law... abridging the freedom of speech or of the press.”

Flamingo Fling tops $38,000 Dear Editor: More...

Correction

The 3rd grade coloring contest at Sandusky Elementary School was sponsored by the Sanilac County Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee. More...

Celebrations & Milestones

Lexington professor awarded $800 grant

Biology professor David Webb of Lexington has been awarded $800 to travel to the 2014 annual meeting of the Wilson Ornithological Society. Webb was one of three St. Clair County Community College professors to receive a grant from the J.B. More...

A new Lewis!

Trinity and Payten Lewis of Peck proudly announce the birth of their sister, Ember Rayne Lewis. Ember arrived March 21 at 5:46 a.m. at Port Huron Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds 6 ounces and was 20 inches long. Proud parents are Scott and Lesa Lewis. More...

New nurse practitioner in Croswell

Nurse Practitioner Nicole Liccardello will join McKenzie Health System and begin seeing patients in May at McKenzie’s Croswell Clinic. Prior to MHS, Nicole was a staff registered nurse at McLaren Lapeer Regional Medical Center in Lapeer. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

FOOD/BENEFITS Saturday April 19 Free lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 68 Lexington St., Sandusky. All ages. 810-648-2606. Sunday April 20 More...

Sports

Big night for past Bowler of the Year champs

Lewis battles to 2nd Men’s title

SANDUSKY - There’s never an easy road to winning a Bowler of the Year Tournament championship, but Rich Lewis of Sandusky found a way Saturday night. More...

Lentner storms to 4th crown

SANDUSKY - Shawna Lentner has long been one of the top female bowlers in the Thumb area. She continued to prove why on Saturday night. The Peck native became the second, four-time women’s champion in the Sanilac More...

2014 Bowler of the Year Tournament

Women’s qualifying round Top 8 scores: 1. Jennifer Green 661 (232-235-194); 2. Shawna Lentner 633 (230-214-189); 3. Cathy Alexander 632 (192- 234-206); 4. Julie Dooley 614 (226-195-193); 5. Dara Sinclair 607 (231-182-194); 6. More...

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