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Free Game Night

Occurring on the first Friday of each Month Through Saturday, October 03, 2015.
GAME NIGHT Friday Night Come and join us for an evening filled with fun and laughter. Games like Mad

Hadley Lions Club Spaghetti Dinner

Ongoing Each Thursday Beginning Thursday, September 03, 2015.
Hadley Lions Club Spaghetti Dinner I- 3rd Thursday of each month. All you can eat spaghetti, salad,

Beaumont Chiari malformation support group

Ongoing on the second Thursday of each Month.
Beaumont is offering a new monthly support group for those with Chiari malformation, a neurological

Beaumont Chiari malformation support group

Ongoing on the second Thursday of each Month.
Beaumont is offering a new monthly support group for those with Chiari malformation, a neurological

Mom's Group

Ongoing Each Wednesday Beginning Wednesday, September 02, 2015.
Moms Group meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month through May. We have guest speakers, make

Recent Letters

Township considers road millage

Proposal 1 which proposed a tax increase to fix roads overwhelmingly failed in May. Now, Supervisor ...more»
Rick Gutowski | Aug 01

Letters to the Editor

Notwithstanding the expressions of a select group of area individuals and businesses purporting interest ...more»
Mike Fetzer | Jul 08

Buy local – unless you can save a buck and get a free cart, then forget local

If I were Odd-Job Disposal I'd pick up stakes and move to Metamora or Lake Orion. It is a shame that ...more»
Mike Shea | Jul 02

Recent Deaths

Marilynn J. Carson

2015-08-20
Marilynn J. Carson; of Lake Orion; age 67; passed away August 20, 2015. Marilynn is survived by her beloved husband, John of ...more»

Peter Allan Missick

2015-07-19
Peter Allan Missick; of Lake Orion, and formerly of Dublin, OH and Medford, MA; passed suddenly July 19, 2015 at 55 years of ...more»

Jewell Irene Glowacki

2015-08-20
Irene Glowacki formerly of Sterling Heights and Troy was born April 15, 1922 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late William Ann ...more»

Vandals target historic cemetery

A $1,000 reward is being offered for information to catch the vandals who knocked over dozens of headstones dating back to 1810 in the Sashabaw Plains Cemetery. "They damaged many of the graves of the ...more»

Touchdown Wildcats!

Last week, the Oxford Wildcats took to their blue turf to scrimmage against three teams — Lapeer, Herbert Henry Dow and Walled Lake Northern. In one evening, the Cats played 20 minutes of offense ...more»

Blackhawks win battle for M-15 with last second field goal

Brandon kicker Zach Clements hit a game-winning 37-yard field goal with two seconds remaining as the Blackhawks edged Goodrich in the Battle for M-15 by a score of 11-10. The win is the first since 1986 ...more»

When the going gets tough, the seniors get going

By Meg Peters Review Co-Editor While his scream may have "scared widows and children," around the track, Senior Olympian Alan Raynor used it to his advantage with every push off the ground....more»
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Born August 28th
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
1952: Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
August 28th
in history
1862: Mistakenly believing the Confederate Army to be in retreat, Union General John Pope attacks, beginning the Battle of Groveten. Both sides sustain heavy casualties.
1914: Three German cruisers are sunk by ships of the Royal Navy in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, the first major naval battle of World War I.
1938: The first degree given to a ventriloquist's dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy--Edgar Bergen's wooden partner. The honorary degree, Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback, is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.

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