Celebrations and Milestones

Barn comedy celebrates democracy

Kent Maki, Talia Bulgrien, Alexis Lentz and Sean Michaels rehearse a scene from The Barn Theatre’s new play, “The Outsider.” The timely comedy by Paul Slade Smith skewers politics and celebrates democracy and is being presented at The Barn Theatre in Port Sanilac June 24-25. The play takes place in the governor’s office in a small American state. Ned Newley […]

Strike up the band for first division ratings!

Brown City High School student Maddie Kohler (right) is presented a proclamation by Mayor Julie Miller for earning a place at the State Solo and Ensemble Festival and winning first division solo. Maddie also accepted a proclamation on behalf of the entire Brown City High School Band for their first division rating at the District 3 band festival, which qualified […]

Bonesteel named Marlette bank manager

Thumb Bank & Trust announced that Holly Bonesteel has joined the bank as manager of the new Marlette Branch that will be opening soon. Bonesteel brings 17 years of retail banking experience to Thumb Bank & Trust. She is the treasurer for the Thumb & Blue Water CRA Association, and lives, works, and raises her family in Marlette. Thumb Bank […]

Eagles announce scholarship winners

The Cros-Lex Fraternal Order of Eagles has announced its scholarship recipients for 2022. Olivia Brunk, daughter of Kyle and Julie Brunk and a graduate of Croswell-Lexington High School will attend Saginaw Valley State University to study nursing with future plans to become a doctor. Kassidy Nicaise, daughter of Donald and Jody Nicaise and a graduate of Croswell-Lexington High School will […]

Vargo earns nursing degree

Jeff and Tami Vargo of Melvin announce the graduation of their son, Bowen Vargo, from Saginaw Valley State University. The nursing class pinning ceremony and commencement ceremony were held May 5 and 6 in the Ryder Center at the university. Bowen earned dean’s list honors several semesters during his time at SVSU, volunteered for organizations and events on behalf of […]

Area students on dean’s roll

SOUTHFIELD — Lawrence Technological University has announced the Dean’s Honor Roll for the spring 2022 semester. Students named to the roll must maintain at least a 3.5 grade point average for the term. Area students attaining the honor include Charles Houghes, of Melvin, majoring in game art, and Gabrielle Gough, of Sandusky, majoring in nursing.

Chappel earns honors

CLEVELAND, TN — Sheridan Chappel of Sandusky has earned Dean’s List honors from Lee University during the spring 2022 semester. Dean’s List recognition is earned by full-time, undergraduate students with a semester grade point average between 3.7 and 4.0.

NMU announces dean’s list

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University announces the Dean’s List for the winter 2022 semester. The following area students qualified with a grade point average of 4.00: Kenton Wood, Brown City; Jessica-Ann Woodard, Croswell. The following students qualified with a grade point average of 3.50-3.99: Andrew Peters, Brown City; Daniel Barker, Croswell; Kaitlyn Yeager, Jeddo; Patricia McLarty, Peck; Leevy Matthews, Ubly.

Marriages

Benjamin Xavier MacDonald, Mesa, Arizona, and Audrey Mae Hartson, Meze, Arizona Lucas John Nowosislosky II, Croswell, and Shaelyn Blaze Kotelman, Croswell Nicholas Charles Verbeke, Croswell, and Brooke Elizabeth Porter, Croswell Christopher Lee Winegarden, Croswell, and Alyssa Jolene Flitton, Croswell

A new Houthoofd!

Josh and Jessica Houthoofd of Sandusky welcome their baby boy, Melvin John Houthoofd. Melvin was born May 31 at 8:13 p.m. He weighed 9 pounds 9 ounces and was 21 inches long. Mable and Marshall are excited about their new brother.


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