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August 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Ice cold challenge!

The administration of Deckerville Community Hospital accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge last week, and got soaking wet in the process. More...

News

MSU Extension office to move next month

Come September, the Sanilac MSU Extension office will have a new home. More...

Swedish classmate returns to Sandusky

Dick Balhoff and Jan Hammar met for their second reunion in more than four decades last weekend, only this time they were joined by some old classmates. More...

Comedy wraps-up Barn season

Jeff Pedue and Carolyn Clinton rehearse a scene from the final play of the season at The Barn Theatre in Port Sanilac. More...

Celebrations & Milestones

Carpenters celebrate 50th

William and Peggy (Mogan) Carpenter of Carsonville-Port Sanilac are celebrating their 50th anniversary. They were married at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Aug. 29, 1964 in East Detroit. More...

Lippengas celebrate 40 years

Howard and Cindy Lippenga of Croswell celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren with a long weekend on Austin Lake in Portage. They were married Aug. 24, 1974 in Byron Center. More...

Ulfigs celebrate 60th

John and Christine (Osantowski) Ulfig of Sandusky celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 17 at a dinner with their children. The couple was married Aug. 21, 1954 at St. Mary’s of Parisville. More...

Sports

Peck targeted, but ready to defend state title

Abregos key 8-Man football program

PECK - It’s hard to beat perfect. The Peck Pirates, though, would like to match their unbeaten run to the MHSAA 8-Man Football State championship last fall. More...

Pioneers fall in semis at Hatchet Inv.

DHS also reaches playoff round

BAD AXE - The Cros-Lex Pioneers had a respectable debut to their volleyball season this past Saturday by reaching the semifinals at the Hatchet Invitational in Bad Axe. More...

Back on track!

The restoration of the Marlette High School track & field facilities is underway. More...

Watch your fingers, boys

Actually, this American alligator has its mouth taped shut, so (left to right) Zac Molesworth, 13, of Croswell, Jacob Noll, 12, of Croswell and Cole Hendley, 14, of Peck don’t have to worry abo More...

Schools ranked Top to Bottom

Two elementary schools, 2 high schools and one school district in Sanilac County earned state honors in the Department of Education’s annual Top to Bottom School Accountability Scorecard. More...

Talk of clerk recall erupts at Worth board meeting

WORTH TWP. — From the opening roll call of the Aug. 20 monthly meeting of the township board, the absence of township Clerk Robin Milewski dominated the evening‘s business, including mention of a possible recall. More...

Opinion

In My Opinion

Lucky to be a woman today

Back in the early 1970s, when I was just a wee little elementary school girl, my Aunt Dorthea used to visit from far away Cleveland a couple of times a year. I loved her visits as she always made me feel special for being a girl. More...

In Your Words

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

Excellence at the 4-H Fair Dear Editor: The Sanilac County 4-H Fair is the best, organized and fun fair one could ever go to. More...

Obituaries

SAMUEL”SAM” W. CHEN

DECKERVILLE

Sam Chen, age 74, of Deckerville, a loving husband, brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and uncle, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, August 22, 2014. His compassion, friendship, and caring outreach to others will be missed. More...

DAISY EBERLE

FORESTER

Daisy (Snyder) Eberle, age 100, of Forester, passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Sanilac Medical Care Facility in Sandusky. She was born December 19, 1913 in the Netherlands the daughter of the late Jacob and Kate (Wakker) Snyder. More...

DONALD H. HOIG, II

MARLETTE

Donald H. Hoig II, age 46, a life long resident of Marlette, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at In Health - Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind. More...

Court News

Circuit Court

The following people were sentenced last week in 24th Judicial Circuit Court: Tera J. Gottschalk, 24, Kawkawlin. Guilty: 2 counts probation violation. 14 days in jail, credit for 14 served. Discharged from probation. More...

District Court

The following people have been sentenced or bound over to circuit court in 73A District Court in Sanilac County: Kayla F. Cavataio, 22, Lexington. Larceny building. Waived preliminary exam, bound over. More...

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