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November 20, 2013 RSS feed / News

3 charged in cattle rustling

Three Tuscola County men have been arraigned in 73rd District Court in two cattle rustling cases. Rod Wakefield, 30, Gagetown, Franklin M. Hawley, 66, Cass City, and Thomas W. Rinnert Jr, 29, Gagetown are all scheduled for preliminary exams on Nov. More...

Marlette wins quiz bowl, again

The Marlette High School varsity quiz bowl team was victorious at the Carsonville-Port Sanilac High School Tournament on Nov. 14. More...

Commission adopts $13.76M budget

PACE program turned down

The board of commissioners adopted the 2014 proposed budget for Sanilac County government on Nov. 12, with revenues and expenditures balanced at $13,760,886.16. Commissioners also voted to hold a public hearing on the budget on Tues., Dec. More...

Brown City ignores demand

Attorney wants town resurveyed

BROWN CITY — A Sandusky attorney is demanding the city resurvey all the properties in town. More...

Couple escape house fire

MARLETTE TWP. — Firefighters battled flames that destroyed a farmhouse last week. Marlette Fire Chief Dan Korte said the front portion of the 2-story structure was engulfed in fire when his department arrived on the scene Tues., Nov. 12. More...

Man pleads in assault case

A 33-year-old Carsonville man pled guilty to charges related to the assault of 2 women during his circuit court arraignment and pretrial. Thomas J. Schultz entered the plea Nov. More...

Township to dissolve water authority

LEXINGTON TWP. — The Township Board has scheduled a public hearing for next Thursday regarding dissolving the Lexington Worth Townships Utilities Authority. The township will listen to public comment on dissolving the authority at 7 p.m., Nov. More...

Peck students Fuel Up

Students at Peck Elementary participated in the Fuel Up To Play 60 Kickoff event Nov. 5. Students pledged to exercise at least 60 minutes a day and eat healthy. More...

Hope for hospice

Hope Lutheran Church of Marlette has donated $1,800 to United Hospice Service. The money was raised at the church’s third annual benefit concert attended by more than 140 people. More...

Worth qualifies for more sewer funding

WORTH TWP. — At the Oct. More...

Police offer notifications

The Michigan State Police, Caro Post, is offering a free notification service for citizens. You can register at www.nixle.com. After signing up you can receive text, email or Web messages specific to your area. The service was utilized on Oct. More...

Farm disaster aid available for Sanilac

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. More...

MHS students lend hand

Marlette High School students in Bruce Irland’s social studies class recently helped the Marlette Regional Hospital Foundation with their 25th annual Tree of Shining Love mailing. More...

Christmas toy drive underway

Sandusky Lions collect for needy

The Christmas Toys for Area Kids Drive sponsored by the Sandusky Lions Club has started. The local Lions group has been helping needy families for more than 25 years. The project collects new, unwrapped toys in November and December. More...

Deputies investigate one-vehicle crash

WORTH TWP. — Sheriff’s deputies are considering criminal charges against the driver in a onevehicle personal injury accident on Nov. 13. More...

Lions start Grant Yager Military Relief Fund

Local Lions clubs are establishing a state-wide service fund to help veterans in the name of the late Grant Yager, a Sandusky Lion and veteran. “He was such a great Lion and a veteran,” stated Lions District President Justin Faber. More...

Eagles Auxiliary donates for Jaws

The Cros-Lex Eagles Auxiliary has donated $500 to the Applegate Fire Department toward the purchase of a new Jaws of Life. More...

Eagles soar for backpacks

The Cros-Lex Eagles Auxiliary #4465 has donated $400 to the Peck Parent Teachers Organization for their backpack program. More...

Fight against hunger

The physical therapy department at Deckerville Community Hospital celebrated National Physical Therapy Month by collecting donations of food items and used cell phones. More...

New leaders for DDA, summer festival

PORT SANILAC —Two new residents have stepped up and taken on the responsibilities of chairing the downtown development authority and the Bark Shanty Summer Festival. More...

CPS audit reports $200,000 fund balance

The Carsonville-Port Sanilac School Board learned the district has a $200,896 fund balance at their Nov. 14 meeting. The auditors also reported the district ended the 2012-2013 school year with revenues of $4,679,880 and expenditures of $4,842,830. More...

Trial date next month in false rape case

The Lexington woman accused of a false report of rape in St. Clair County is scheduled for trial in December. At Sara R. Ylen’s final pretrial hearing in October, the court set the trial for Dec. More...

Peck to take tax anticipation loan

PECK — Although the sinking fund millage passed in the Peck School District, the board will have to take out a loan to repair the roof because the money will not be available until January 2015. More...

Sandusky applies for SAW grant

At the Nov. 18 meeting, the Sandusky City Council voted to apply for a $600,000 SAW (Stormwater, Asset Management, and Wastewater) Grant from the Department of Environmental Quality. More...

Croswell farmer competes for award

LANSING — The next generation of Michigan farmers, poised to take their place alongside their elders, face each other Dec. 4 at Michigan Farm Bureau’s 2013 Annual Meeting in Grand Rapids. More...

Pets-in-Pink raises $1,210

Twenty-eight dogs lined up to take a bite out of cancer on October 19, getting bathed, brushed and trimmed as part of a fundraiser during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More...

3 hurt in rollover crash

MAPLE VALLEY TWP. — The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a onevehicle personal injury accident that occurred Nov. 16 at approximately 3:10 pm at the intersection of Maple Valley and Wilcox roads. More...

Keeping it in the family

Greg Murphy (left) of Snover and his son-in-law Aaron Reed, from Portage, MI, both shot a deer in the same exact spot, just oner day apart during the opening weekend of the firearm deer season. More...

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