RideShare program

Looking for a way to get around high gas prices? Carpool to work. Sue Stetler, director of communications for South Eastern Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG), promotes the organization’s RideShare program, which matches drivers with similar commutes so they can share the price of gas. ‘When you fill out the application, you see others who […]

A grateful nation gathers to remember the fallen

Groveland Twp.- Spencer Terrell made sure the Ortonville Cemetery sparkled on Memorial Day. Terrell, a boy scout with the rank of Life, executed his Eagle Scout project as a restoration and beautification of the township’s Veterans of Foreign Wars monument. ‘It was something that needed to be done and we appreciate it,? said Ronald Turnbull, […]

Martian seniors drive to keep last day tradition alive

Goodrich- Dirt bikes and tractors littered Goodrich High School’s lawn on Friday, June 1. Following tradition, Goodrich seniors arrived at school on unusual forms of transportation in honor of their last day. ‘Seniors have been doing this for 20 years or more,? said Al Martus, retired assistant principal. Mike Ellis, high school assistant principal, stood […]

Dyeing to play

Shock, pain and a little blood. That’s what Stefan Goetz, a 19-year-old Goodrich resident, said of being shot during a game of paintball. Paintball is a growing sport in which war-like conditions are mimicked by players whose goal is to shoot opposing players with dye-filled capsules. With summer vacation on its heels, the peak of […]

Martians honored

Goodrich soccer received league honors on June 11. First Team All-League was awarded to senior, Cassie Shepherd unanimously, junior, Jolynn Zirnhelt, senior, Arielle Robinson unanimously, senior Heather Cardneau, and senior Brittany Beard. Second Team All-League was awarded to sophomore, Olivia Glowacki and sophomore, Lindsay Bergquist. Honorable Mention All-League was awarded to freshman, Kristi Garr. The […]

Build a park

Brandon Township’s ‘Build a Park? club is working to develop the recreation fields and play areas in Brandon Township. A single donation of $100 is all that is necessary to become a member. Donating families will be acknowledged on a structure to be placed near the park’s main entrance. Checks should be payable to the […]

Soccer camp

Professional soccer player Joshua Black will be organizing a week-long soccer camp in Brandon. Black is a resident of Brandon and plays for the Windsor/Detroit Borderstars. The camp will be from July 23-27, 9 a.m.-noon each day at the Brandon Fletcher Intermediate Soccer Fields. Boys and girls, ages 5-12 are welcome. Registration deadline is Friday, […]

Tennis camps

Sign ups are now open at the Brandon Community Education Center for summer tennis camps. Camps are open for girls grades 6-12. Camps are held June 25-28 and July 23-26. Varsity caliber players looking to compete in single matches will meet from 7-9 a.m. From 9-11 a.m. camps are for any level of experience. Space […]

Hockey outing

The fifth annual Goodrich Hockey Golf Outing will take place at 9 a.m. on July 28 at the Goodrich Country Club, 10080 Hegel Road. The cost will be $70 per player and $280 per team. Cost includes the golf, the cart, a lunch and a door prize. All proceeds will go to the Goodrich Hockey […]

Spann ready to lead at H.T. Burt Elementary

Kristy Spann recalls, as kindergartner, dreaming of teaching someday. ‘I would fill out those books that ask ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?? and I always wrote ? I want to be a teacher,?? said Spann, 37, a Clarkston resident. ‘The one exception was fourth grade. I wanted to be a […]

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