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July 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Fixing a water leak

DPW workers in Sandusky repair a water leak Friday morning at the corner of East Sanilac Avenue and Marlette Street. More...

United Way donations up $20,000

Late money beefs up allocations

After crunching the numbers a final time, United Way of Sanilac County ended its 2014 fundraising campaign better than expected. Twenty thousand dollars better, to be exact. More...

News

Children’s play “Bedbugs” at Barn

Amelia Huysentruyt, Anna Lootens, Liam Hughes, Lane Dobbs, Rebecca Romine, and Tallulah Bobby rehearse a scene for The Barn Theatre’s production of the children’s play “Bedbugs&rdqu More...

Port Sanilac: Blues concerts, antique boats and trailers

There is a lot going on in Port Sanilac this weekend, everything from a Blues Festival and antique boat and trailer show to Civil War Days, a children’s play and a 5K run. More...

Blue and Gray muster again at Civil War Days

PORT SANILAC — The Blue and the Gray are set to clash once again when Civil War Days comes to the Sanilac County Historic Village & Museum. More...

Obituaries

D. ELEANOR LODING

SANDUSKY

D. Eleanor Loding, age 93, of Sandusky, passed away on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at the Villagers of Hospice, in Florida. Eleanor was born on August 28, 1920 in Detroit, the daughter of the late William and Agnes (Stalhbush) Kansier. More...

LINDA A. GOMES

MARLETTE

Linda A. Gomes, age 72, a life long resident of Marlette, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 at Marlette Hospice Residence. She was born May 1, 1942 in Marlette, the daughter of the late James and Edith (Sangster) McCoon. More...

MARY ELIZABETH SPENCER

BROWN CITY

Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Spencer age 92, of Brown City passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2014. She was born April 25, 1922 in Jeddo, the daughter of Charles and Estella Granger. More...

Court News

Divorce

Christine H. Waterson v Paul F. Waterson More...

Circuit Court

The following person was sentenced in 24th Judicial Circuit Court: Brandi J. Threlkel, 19, Sandusky. Guilty: 3 counts of probation violation. 60 days in jail, credit for 15 served. Probation revoked. More...

District Court

The following people have been sentenced or bound over to circuit court in 73A District Court in Sanilac County: Lisa M. Wolski, 49, Rochester. Operate intoxicated 3rd offense, driving while license suspended. Waived preliminary exam, bound over. More...

5 busted for cocaine, pills; meth lab site investigated

Four individuals were arraigned in 73rd District Court on drug-related charges Friday, and a fifth person on Monday, following arrests by the Sanilac County Drug Task Force. More...

Axe wielding, life saving demonstration

Port Sanilac firemen demonstrate how they extricate people trapped in a vehicle. The demonstration took place Saturday morning in the harbor park, as part of the Port Sanilac Summer Festival. More...

Horse killed in car-cart crash

MAPLE VALLEY TWP. — A collision between a car and a horse-drawn cart left the cart driver with minor injuries and the horse dead. The accident occurred Thurs., July 24 around 9:37 p.m. on Maple Valley Road north of Stiles Road. More...

Opinion

In My Opinion

A lasting priority

Have you ever considered what you would do with your time if life was coming to an end in the near future? More...

New Port Sanilac trustee selected

PORT SANILAC — Paul Griggs has been appointed to the village council trustee position left vacant when Brian Moran Jr. became council president. Griggs’ term expires this year and the position will be on the November ballot. More...

ISD OKs contracts for supervisory staff

The Sanilac Intermediate School District Board has approved a 2-year contract for non-teaching staff. More...

Celebrations & Milestones

Thumb’s Up for Kids awards scholarships

Thumb’s Up for Kids has awarded four scholarships to 2014 high school graduates in Sanilac County. More...

Jared attends 4-H Animal, Veterinary Science Camp

The first annual Michigan 4-H Animal and Veterinary Science Camp was held June 23-27 at Michigan State University. Jared Sanderson of Sandusky was one of 30 youth, ages 13 to 16, selected out of more than 120 applicants to attend the camp. More...

Lepsy honored

ADRIAN — Alexandra Lepsy of Lexington earned the Outstanding Student Award in English from Siena Heights University. Lepsy received the award at SHU’s annual spring Honors Convocation ceremony April 25. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

FOOD/BENEFITS Sunday Aug. 3 Country Breakfast & Bake Sale, 8-11 a.m., St. John Parish Hall, Peck. All-you-can-eat breakfast. Adults $6, children $4, under 5 free. Special pricing for families. ---- More...

Sports

Area All-Stars

Barrett, Dhooge close prep softball careers

The high school softball careers of Crystal Dhooge and Kylee Barrett officially closed last Wednesday. More...

DCH employees compete to aid fundraisers

Frankenmudders! Five employees from Deckerville Community Hospital joined forces recently to compete in the Inaugural Frankenmudder held in Frankenmuth on July 19. More...

Ousted

Blank falls in Michigan Publinx semis

FARWELL — Dick Blank, Snover, has had his successes at the Michigan Publinx state golf tournaments the past several summers. This year was not too different. More...

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