Green Devils split pair of GTC-East contests

SANDUSKY — Win one, lose one. That was the fate of the Brown City boys in the past week of high school basketball action when the Green Devils (2-1, 5-6) scored a 41-39 league victory over Sandusky before dropping a close 53-48 conference game to Ubly. A 19-14 first-quarter scoring advantage, highlighted by five three-point shots, sparked the Green Devils […]

Basketball game used to raise funds, awareness

PECK — This particular basketball game between Peck and Memphis was much more than just a game. It was more than just Peck trying to knock the league leading Yellowjackets out of first place. The Peck basketball program donated $1 from every admission to the Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser and the team took donations at the door from participants before […]

Wrestlers looking forward to post season

MARLETTE — The Red Raiders, like many other high school wrestling teams, are gearing up for a strong finish to the season. With a potential league championship in the balance, along with possible crowns at the district and regional level, Marlette is excited about what the future may hold for them. “I am not saying anything is for sure, but […]

Brown City takes top honors

LakeView Hills bowling scores

Week of Jan. 14, 2010 First place . . . . . . . . . . . . McMillians Furniture High Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tina Cote 224 High Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . […]

Last vacancy filled on Peck Village Council

PECK — The village council is now complete after council members filled the last vacancy at its Jan. 20 meeting. Francis Behnke of Peck was appointed to the open seat on the council created by the departure of Steve Carlson, who resigned last fall when he was hired as the middle school principal in Sandusky. Behnke, 49, is active in […]

Sanilac County jobless rate hits 19.2%, highest in region

BROWN CITY — Continuing an upward tick, the unemployment level in Sanilac County jumped to 19.2 percent in December from 17.5 percent in November, according to numbers released Thursday by the Michigan Dept. of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth. Sanilac’s jobless rate was the highest in the Thumb and mid- Michigan. The jobless figures were equally bleak across the state. […]

Peck area birthdays

We are updating our Birthdays List. Call 810- 346-2753 to add a name or to make any changes. February 1 • Mike Griffith • Doug Sleda • Jonathon Stiles • Chad Studer February 2 • Tim Mahaffy • Bill McLarty • Bill Sheridan Jr. • Helen Williamson February 3 • Brian Bartle • Eddie Burrack • Jim Grigg • Brian […]

Make economy top priority

Facing a divided Congress and a dissatisfied nation, President Barack Obama aimed at getting the U.S. economy and his own presidency back on track in his first State of the Union policy speech last Wednesday. With a Michigan unemployment rate last month of just under 15 percent, and a Sanilac County jobless rate of 19.2 percent in December, we watched […]