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July 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Shift gears and let her rip!

These youngsters visited the Sandusky District Library’s Touch-a-Truck and Touch-a-Tractor event July 15. More...

Hospice chief takes new job

MARLETTE — Randy Foco, director of United Hospice Service, is leaving the agency for a position with Sanilac County Community Mental Health. Foco’s last day with the hospice organization at Marlette Regional Hospital is Aug. 12. More...

News

Worth to contact governor about removing clerk

WORTH TWP. — The issue of township clerk Robin Milewski’s inability to perform elected duties was discussed at the July 16 meeting of the township board. More...

Former corrections officer sentenced in sex case

A former Sanilac Sheriff Department corrections officer has been sentenced for having a sexual relationship with a woman on probation. More...

Zany comedy comes to Barn

Justin Mackey and Jeff Pedue rehearse a scene from The Barn Theatre’s production of “Bullshot Crummond”. More...

Obituaries

MARY HOLMES

BROWN CITY

Mary Holmes, age 55 of Brown City, passed away July 9, 2014. She was born May 5, 1959 in Phoenix, Ariz. Mary married Clinton Holmes on May 25, 1979. More...

NORA A. BILLGREN

MARLETTE

Nora A. Billgren, age 83, of Marlette formerly Cedarville and Oxford, Mich., went home to meet her Lord as a good and faithful servant Saturday, July 19, 2014. More...

AMIE SUSAN McDONALD

BROCKWAY TOWNSHIP

Amie Susan McDonald, age 31, of Brockway Township, passed away very unexpectedly Sunday evening July 13, 2014. She was born February 27, 1983 in Mt. Clemens, the daughter of James C. McDonald and Karen L. York. Amie served her country in the More...

Sports

PUTTING THE TRI IN TRIATHLETES

Triathletes take off into Lake Huron during the swimming portion of Saturday’s Lexington Triathlon. More photos and results on page 3B. More...

Area All-Stars

Dhooge, Barrett selected in softball

Kylee Barrett of Cros-Lex High School and Crystal Dhooge of Peck were both named to rosters for the annual Michigan High School Softball Coaches All-Star Games to be played today (Wednesday, July 23) at Central Michigan University’s Margo Jonke More...

Will2Walk continues to grow; local golf outing a big reason

SANILAC TOWNSHIP - When Rich Hamill began the Will2Walk Foundation six years ago the hope was to help as many people with spinal cord injuries as possible. More...

Town hall meetings set for bond issue

Sandusky board plans February vote

What are the most pressing needs for Sandusky Community Schools buildings and grounds that should be addressed in a bond issue? More...

4-H fair board request sets off fireworks

Plans for fireworks at this year’s Sanilac County 4-H Fair ignited discussion at Monday’s Sandusky City Council meeting. More...

Woman sentenced for fraud

Used victim’s ATM card to buy crack cocaine

810-452-2689 • elevine@mihomepaper.com A 48-year-old Lexington woman has been sentenced for defrauding a woman who treated her like a daughter. The crime involving nearly $11,000 in credit card ATM transactions occurred between Aug. More...

Opinion

In My Opinion

Take time to experience Michigan

I love summertime in Michigan. The trees and flowers are in full bloom, the sun is shining (most of the time) and everyone is in good spirits. More...

In Your Words

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

Police chiefs endorse drug task force millage Dear Editor: The Police chiefs in Sanilac County support the many efforts of the Sanilac County Drug Task Force and fully endorse the Drug Task Force Millage Renewal vote on August 5, 2014. More...

Correction

Linda Kozfkay served as Sanilac County Clerk for 23 years. More...

Celebrations & Milestones

Golden reunion for SHS Class of ‘64

Sandusky High School’s Class of 1964 held its 50th reunion June 28 at the high school. More...

Nominations sought for Silver Lining awards

The Sanilac County Community Foundation and United Way of Sanilac County are seeking nominations for the 21st Annual Silver Lining Awards Celebration Sept. 11 at the Firebird Theater in Sandusky. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. July 31. More...

Marriages

Erica S. Burns of Peck & Leroy Barnes Jr. of Peck Jeanne A. Ford of Brown City & Edgar E. Woodruff Jr. of Brown City Elizabeth A. Grier of Marlette & Robert J. Lalonde of Marlette Denise L. (Marker) Haas of Decker & Rusty C. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

FOOD/BENEFITS Saturday July 26 Scotch doubles bowling benefit for Jason Krause and Amanda Smith, severely injured in a farming accident. 6 p.m. & 9 p.m. shifts at Liberty Lanes, Sandusky. $30 per couple. To register call 810-837-0452. More...

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