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January 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

A tasty event to fight abuse

Paul Kucken and Renee Falter of Steis’s Lexington serve Matthew Meissner (Harbor Beach), Jessica Long (Sandusky) and Deanna Corp (Sandusky) at the annual Taste of the Thumb last weekend in St. More...

A donation that shines like chrome

Dr. Bob Hassler, President of the Sandusky Alumni Foundation, presents a check for $12,405.73 to Sandusky High School Principal Steve Carlson for the purchase of a mobile Chromebook lab. More...

News

Zoning enforcement pays off

WORTH TWP. — Township Zoning Administrator John Yatros has become his community’s number one cheerleader. More...

County parcel data going digital

Sanilac County is in the process of creating a digital plat book. “It will be like Google Map when we are done,” said Sanilac County Information Systems Director Nancy Rich. More...

Sanilac Intermediate School District Board revises budgets

The Sanilac Intermediate School District Board revised one budget down and the other two up on Jan. 19. More...

Obituaries

GAREY GREENE

CARSONVILLE

Garey Greene, age 71 of Carsonville went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, January 16, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. More...

ELMER H. THIBDAUE

CROSWELL

Elmer H. “Herb” Thibdaue, age 85, passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015 at Stonegate Village in Sandusky. He was born February 24, 1929 in Croswell, the son of the late William E. and Edna (Scott) Thibdaue. More...

JOHN E. FRANZEL

UBLY

John E. Franzel, age 64 of Ubly, passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital. He was born on June 24, 1950 in Sandusky, the son of the late Edward and June (Smith) Franzel. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

FOOD/BENEFITS Friday Jan. 30 Annual Sanilac County Picnic, Sun-n-Fun Resort, Sarasota Florida, exit 210 off I-75, east on Fruitville Rd. approximately 1 mile. Pot luck dinner 12:30 p.m., Bring dish to pass, table serviced. Saturday, Jan. 31 More...

Court News

Divorce

Jams F. Hunt v Lori M. Hunt More...

District Court

The following people have been sentenced or bound over to circuit court in 73A District Court in Sanilac County: More...

Circuit Court

The following people were sentenced last week in 24th Judicial Circuit after pleading guilty to contempt of court for failure to pay child support. Anthony Hildebrant, 34, Jeddo. 90 days in jail or pay $79.62 by Jan. 30. More...

County to beef up courthouse security

May hire private company

The County Finance Committee is recommending the Board of Commissioners contract with a Grand Rapids firm for courthouse security. At the Jan. More...

Man, 49, charged in child porn case

A nearly 2-year investigation by Michigan State troopers from the Caro Post has culminated in the arrest of an Evergreen Township man in a child pornography case. State Police Sgt. Mark Sosnoski announced last Friday, that they arrested David M. More...

Suicidal teenager rescued from lake

LEXINGTON — Lexington police and firefighters rescued a suicidal young man with the help of a sheriff’s deputy last week. More...

Deckerville hospital reports financial health

Deckerville Community Hospital has seen economic success in 2013 and 2014. “2015 looks to follow suit” said hospital CFO Valerie Bryant. More...

Opinion

In My Opinion

Sanilac has great public servants

I have been a resident of Sanilac County all of my life. I have heard over the years many people complain about the local government services. More...

In Your Words

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

Vote yes on bond proposal Dear Editor: More...

100 years ago in Sanilac

A fire broke out in the county courthouse in Sandusky on Sunday morning about one o’clock. Even though the firemen were called out, all the wood in the building was consumed by the flames. The brick outer walls are still standing. More...

Celebrations & Milestones

Brewsters to celebrate 50th

Carl and Judy (Maier) Brewster of Sandusky are celebrating their 50th Anniversary Jan. 30. Carl and Judy were married Jan. 30, 1965. More...

A new Wadsworth!

Lucas Alan Wadsworth was born at 10:18 a.m. on Nov. 3 at Covenant Hospital in Saginaw. Lucas weighed 8 pounds 3 ouces and was 20.5 inches long. He was welcomed home by his parents, Jeff and Rachelle Wadsworth of Sandusky. More...

Marlette’s royal couple

Marlette High School recently crowned the 2015 Winter Homecoming King and Queen. King Zeb Cinader is the son of Joanne and Steve Cinader. More...

Sports

Lady ‘Skins take sole lead in East

3rd quarter spree does in Raiders

SANDUSKY - With first place on the line in GTC East girls hoops, something had to give in a battle of rivals at the Thumb Dome last Friday night. More...

‘Skins grind out win over rival Raiders

Move to 2-0 in East boys hoops

SANDUSKY - It’s just one win. But, it is a win that shows that he Sandusky Redskins can contend for a GTC East boys basketball title. More...

Thomas, Gallagher are Scholar-Athlete finalists

EAST LANSING - Two Sanilac County student-athletes have been selected among 120 finalists for the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Scholar-Athlete Awards for the 2014-15 season. More...

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