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Scholarships Above from left, McKenzie Frantz, Brooke Buchanan, Tyler May and Andrew Grix received $500 scholarships on June 24 from the Ortonville Women's Club. Right, Joyce Atkin, Ortonville Women's Club president and Christopher Wilson, who received an $800 scholarship....more >>

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Christmas in July

From 1 -3:30 p.m., July 25 the Community Christmas Toy Store will host a charity picnic at the Brandon Township Park, 1414 Hadley Road. The picnic, which will include a barbecue, hotdogs, soda and snacks, will be held to recognize past supporters and to collect toys for Christmas distribution....more >>

Groveland Township

At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board held on June 14, 2010, the following ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0. ORDINANCE #175 (ADDITION TO ARTICLE XXII ORDINANCE #119)

LEGAL NOTICE At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board held on June 14, 2010, the following ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0. ORDINANCE #175 (ADDITION TO ARTICLE XXII ORDINANCE #119) Amend Sec....more >>
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Born August 3rd
1900: Ernie Pyle, World War II correspondent who wrote about the common soldier.
1905: Maggie Kuhn, social activist and founder of The Gray Panthers.
1909: Walter Van Tilberg, Western novelist who wrote The Ox-Bow Incident.
1920: P.D. James (Phyllis Dorothy James), British mystery writer.
1924: Leon Uris, writer whose works include Battle Cry and Exodus.
August 3rd
in history
1914: Germany declares war on France.
1916: Sir Roger Casement is hanged for treason in England.
1945: Chinese troops under American General Joseph Stilwell take the town of Myitkyina from the Japanese.
1958: The first nuclear submarine USS Nautilus passes under the North Pole.
1967: President Lyndon B. Johnson announces plans to send 45,000 more troops to Vietnam.