Schools

Bloss, Neuman named Marion valedictorians

By John Raffel Correspondent Marion High School has announced its co-valedictorians and saluatorian. School officials have provided the following information on each student. Trinity Bloss Co-Valedictorian Trinity…

Marion Honor Roll

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion School District has announced the Marion Junior-Senior High Third Quarter Honor Roll: 4.0 GPA 6th Grade: Cody Barron, LeeLyn Collige, Gabriella…

Sports

Marion softball splits doubleheader with Big Rapids

By John Raffel Correspondent BIG RAPIDS — Marion’s summer high school softball team split a doubleheader at Big Rapids on Wednesday in Local Area Teams (LAT) League…

Lady Ramblers rally falls short in regionals

Lady Ramblers rally falls short in regionals

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer It was one heck of a rally. It came up just short however, as McBain wasn’t able to overcome its slow start…

Obituaries

Carol Marie Crozier

Carol Marie Crozier

Carol Marie Crozier, age 71, of Lake Odessa, passed away on Sunday July 7th 2019.  She was born to the late Bob and Peggy Strauch on September…

Sandy Gates

Sandy Gates, age 77, of Royal Oak, died June 18, 2019 with her family at her side. She was born on June 24, 1941 in Detroit to…

Letters to the Editor

Fallen Tree Humor

Fallen Tree Humor

Dear Editor: Nice to see humor…the big tree that blew over next to the little chapel heading into McBain, there’s a sign placed there saying’ help me…

That “Didn’t Do” Dad Of Mine

That “Didn’t Do” Dad Of Mine

Dear Editor: It’s a “didn’t do” kinda Friday…I never realized how handsome my father was until I saw him in the mirror this week…I guess I never…