Teens busted

Arrested for vehicle break-ins

PORT HURON — Three teens were arrested Dec. 5 and arraigned on charges related to a break-in spree that involved vehicles in three counties. Michigan State Police Trooper Christopher Tuckey of the Richmond post said the suspects were picked up after being caught in the act at a residence in Mussey Township. “A homeowner in Mussey Township saw two boys […]

Brown City wins 3-city challenge


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@mihomepaper.com. Jan. 3 A free CPR class will be offered at the Brown City Fire Hall at 6 p.m. Must pre-register. Call 810-656-6907. The Brown City Masons meet the […]


We are updating our Birthdays List. Call 810-346-2753 to add a name or to make any changes. Jan. 3 Nathan Byrnes Mary McKibbon Kay Nicol Darla Fletcher Alyssa Ahlgren Jenny Keesler Andrea Kohler Rosetee Paschke James Isles — in memoryJan. 4 Karen Utter Nellie Cook Karen McPhail Julie Medrano Tiffany MedranoJan. 5 Kristal Colon Brad Cummings Judy Snyder Greg Bissett […]

Looking back to the events of 2010

BROWN CITY — The year 2010 was full of good times and bad, successes and tragedies, as well as new beginnings and heartbreaking endings. Here is glance back at some of the top stories in The Banner during 2010:  Jan. 4 — The area mourned the death of Kayla Cain, a 2008 Brown City High School graduate who was […]

Here’s hoping for better in 2011

A nother Christmas has passed, giving us time to pause and reflect on the past year and ponder what the New Year holds in store for Sanilac County and its residents. As years go, a lot like 2009, 2010 will probably be remembered as a year we survived. But it also will be remembered as a year that brought hope. […]


Enough drunks around here

I don’t agree with the permit process that allows bars and stores to sell liquor on Sunday morning and on holidays. I hope the Yale officials stick to their guns and don’t allow liquor sales in the community. There are already enough drunks around here. Why would we want to make it easier for them to get a hold of […]

Doing their part for community

I think it was very good of the kids at Brown City Schools to be involved in raising money for less fortunate people in the community. I commend the staff too, because I believe youngsters should be made aware of their greater responsibility and place in their community, and by bringing in loose change they had an opportunity to do […]

More people could be working

I think you’re making too much of the unemployment numbers in the Sanilac and Lapeer County areas. Remember even if there is 13.3 percent unemployment, that means that nearly 90 percent of the people are working. I also believe there are a lot of people who could be working, but choose not to and would rather take the unemployment check. […]