Peck woman tries to take officer’s gun, is tasered

PECK — A 30-year-old Peck woman had to be tasered July 21 after attempting to steal a gun from a police officer’s holster. The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Dept. said Sanilac Central Dispatch received a 911 call around 12:45 p.m. from a cell phone with screaming in the background. Dispatchers were able to track the owner of the cell phone to […]

New water meters to be installed at school

BROWN CITY — The Brown City Community Schools Board of Education had a lengthy discussion about the district’s unexplained high water usage at its organizational meeting on July 6. Superintendent Doug Muxlow told the board that the City of Brown City had the water meters tested, and the results were correct. After questions among the board about the inconsistency of […]


Have an upcoming activity or event planned? Drop us a line at: The Brown City Banner, 4241 Main St. P.O. Box 250, Brown City MI 48416 or call 810-346-2753 or e-mail bcbanner@mihomepaper. com. Ongoing through July 30 Brown City Public Library Summer Reading Program continue through July 30 with many prizes being offered for children age pre-school through age 12 […]

John McMann

John William McMann, 68, of Port Huron, died July 16, 2015 after a long courageous battle with cancer. John was born Jan. 1, 1947 in Sandusky, Mich. to Ed and Anna McMann. He graduated from Peck High School and received his associate’s degree from Saint Clair Community College. He served in the United States Army for three years. John married […]

Susan McClelland

Susan Carol McClelland, 66, of Brown City, died July 18, 2015. She was born July 25, 1948 in Brown City to Ivan and Margaret Turner. She attended Brown City High School. She was a housewife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Her hobbies were bingo, camping and playing games with her grandchildren. She is survived: by six children Gerald Yacks, Tracy […]


We are updating our Birthdays list. Call 810-346-2753 to add a name or to make changes. July 27Walter TroiaGlenadine MosekAmelia McPhailHatti SilverthornRon TurnerJohnny ChildersJessica KennedyRon HaggadoneGreg GardenerStephanie Lipa July 28Jordon FosterDarren NewloveDon CampbellRoger BurgessPaul Schulze Mariah Diller July 29George MorseJoyce GroatScott GilbertScott CummingsFred Gingell July 30Isabella CrowderLloyd ShephardJoe BissettRobby RenderDave McCummonsDon Huffman July 31Jeremy WitmerDoris McPhailSandra McLeodSally JacobsDon Jones August […]

Jerry Crake memorial

BROWN CITY — Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial to celebrate the life of Jerry Crake on Aug. 9 at 2 p.m. at Brown City Missionary Church.

Sanilac County Fair set for Aug. 23-29

SANDUSKY — The Sanilac County 4-H Fair Board has announced the schedule for the 2015 4-H fair to be held Sunday, Aug. 23, to Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Sanilac County Fairground on Dawson Street in Sandusky. “We’re excited to announce that country music star Dewayne Spaw is back this year, opening for Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys on Thursday […]

Area farmer, named to Michigan Strategic Fund board

MARLETTE — Gov. Rick Snyder recently announced his appointment of former Michigan Farm Bureau President Wayne Wood of Marlette to the Michigan Strategic Fund board. The 11-member board has authority over economic development and job creation in the state through the Michigan Business Development Program, Michigan Community Revitalization Program, Travel Michigan, private activity bonds, Community Development Block Grant awards, and […]

North Branch expected to contract with sheriff’s department for police service

NORTH BRANCH — As of right now, the North Branch Police Dept. is serving its community dutifully and honestly, as it always has. But changes are on the horizon as positions begin to shift and the community looks for viable and affordable options. Police chief Robert DeTavernier represents the first big change in the department as he nears retirement and […]