Sometimes, even a good idea takes a while to get off the ground. Such was the case with Nevins Lake Church, which celebrated its 125th anniversary this year with dinner, potluck lunch and a day of preaching featuring several of the church’s former pastors.
On June 25, 1913, on a farm nestled in Grattan Township, Marie Kitchen was born. She lost her mother at the age of 9 and took on the responsibility of caring for her siblings. Despite shouldering the care of her younger brothers and sisters, Marie still completed school.
Funeral notices for Saturday, July 6, 2013
Hundreds of spectators packed into Crystal Township Park as well as the neighboring public beach and surrounding Crystal area Thursday evening for a 20-minute 4th of July fireworks show. Fireworks were launched from the middle of the lake, creating a spectacular show of lights in the sky and water, followed with echoing booms that filled the air.
An introduction of a new grant program by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for Storm Water, Asset Management and Waste Water (SAW) has members of Belding City Council hopeful that extra funds could be available to help improve the city’s wastewater plant and more.
Read funeral notices for Friday, July 5, 2013.
A Perrinton man was pulled from Crystal Lake by bystanders around 12:23 p.m. Thursday.
Most people on mission trips travel to other cities, states or countries to help those in need through their church. However, a local church held a mission trip last week to help those right in its own backyard.
Read funeral notices for Wednesday, July 3, 2013.
When Pat McShosh was just 5 years old, she remembers the day when her vacation trip to the family cottage near Crystal Lake came to an end and she and her family had to return to their home in Dearborn.