Have an upcoming activity or event planned? Drop us a line at; The Banner, 4241 Main St. P. O. Box 250, Brown City MI 48416 or call 810-346-2753 or e-mail bcbanner@ August 23 Brown City AYSO Soccer Early Bird Registration from 4-8 p.m. at Mug Shot Cafe downtown Brown City. Kids ages 4-13 can register at the early bird […]

Croswell woman dies in stabbing

CROSWELL –- A phone call from a teenager’s mother led to the discovery of a woman’s body and the arrest of a 15-year-old suspect last Sunday. Croswell Police Chief Hall will be meeting with the Sanilac County prosecutor this week to discuss charges in the stabbing death of Jennifer Gonzalez, 24, of Croswell. The investigation began Sunday around 6:20 a.m. […]

Riding for hospice

Yale hires new school boss

YALE — Yale Public Schools will start the school year this fall with a new superintendent at its helm. Kenneth Nicholl, Yale High School’s principal, was promoted to superintendent by the board of education. Nicholl replaces former superintendent Frank Johnson, who retired July 31 after 37 years with the school district. Johnson, who served as the district’s chief for nearly […]

Local psychic now heard on CBS Radio

BROWN CITY — The area’s own celebrity physic will now be easier to find for many of her devoted listeners. Celebrity physic/medium Sherri Starr, aka Sherri Verhelle, now has her own show on CBS Radio Detroit’s on Thursday nights from 7-8 p.m. Known for her clear and accurate readings, Starr connects with hundreds of people each week about romance, […]

Mayor Exchange Day


Thoms celebrate 71 years

Ariel Wilcox and Daniel Thom were united in marriage 71 years age, June 29, 1939. They have 5 children; Arlene Broyles, twins Jean Knight and Jane Robtoy, Daniel Thom and Bonnie Koning. They have 17 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 1 greatgreat grandchild. A celebration was held with family and friends. The happy couple were married in Ohio and have lived […]


We are updating our Birthdays List, call 810-346-2753 to add a name or to make any changes. August 23 Amanda Knox Diane Barry Linda Schmidt August 24 Andy Childers Bill Pepper Adam Black Betty McClelland Erika Black August 25 Frank Royle Sally Dennis Diane Wilcox Rosamond Traub Lowell Powell Deb Allison August 26 Joan Borsh John Proctor Leslie Nelson Dan […]

Loan on Yale’s fire truck gets repaid early

YALE — The city council agreed to pay off the loan early on the city’s fire truck at its Aug. 9 meeting. Yale City Manager John Osborn said council members approved paying the city’s outstanding balance of over $88,000 on the pumper truck that was purchased in 2002. He said council members decided to pay off the truck quicker to […]

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