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					          Tuscola youth invited to                                                            Morley completes book                                                                  Cass City student body
           “Biofuel Blast” Friday                                                            on Red Hawk basketball                                                                remembers Corey Sanders
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                                                         Complete coverage of the Cass City community and surrounding areas since 1899
     VOLUME 103, NUMBER 29                                          CASS CITY, MICHIGAN - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009                                                FIFTY CENTS                                  16 PAGES, ONE SUPPLEMENT




                                                                                                                                Cass City loses
                                                                                                                                63 more students
                                                                                                                                        by Tom Montgomery                   adds up to 1,229 students, or a net loss   have to wait for their first state aid
                                                                                                                                              Editor                        of 48 students. Wilson said he antic-      payment of the year, due Oct. 20.
                                                                                                                                                                            ipated the net loss when he drafted the      Early projections indicated red ink
                                                                                                                                  Last week’s biannual student count        district’s current budget, “so I don’t     at the state level would result in a
                                                                                                                                in Michigan brought nothing but             think it’s going to be a big (financial)   funding cut of $110 per student across
                                                                                                                                more bad financial news to the Cass         hit this year.                             the board in 2009-10, but more recent
                                                                                                                                City School District, where school of-        “I’m more worried about what the         estimates put that figure at $218 per
                                                                                                                                ficials saw another dramatic dip in en-     Legislature is doing right now,” he        pupil.
                                                                                                                                rollment, in spite of a preliminary         added, referring to legislators’ inabil-    “Our original budget was predicated
                                                                                                                                count that showed the loss of 24 stu-       ity to agree on a new state budget by      on the loss of $110 (per student) and
                                                                                                                                dents compared to the last tally.           the Oct. 1 deadline, which means that,     the loss of 48 kids,” Wilson said.
                                                                                                                                  “We’re down 63 kids,” school Supt.        while Michigan school officials now        “But it’s really up in the air.”
                                                                                                                                Ron Wilson said following the latest        know how many students they have,
                                                                                                                                official count day, last Wednesday.         they still don’t know how much fund-                STATE BUDGET
                                                                                                                                “But we’ve still got 10 days — there’s      ing they will receive.
                                                                                                                                a 10-day window for us to get these           To make matters worse, schools are        State Rep. Terry Brown (D-Pigeon),
                                                                                                                                (absent) students here.”                    required to adopt new budgets by July      who represents the 84th District, has
                                                                                                                                 Cass City’s enrollment totaled 1,214       1, so they are now more than 3             provided his constituents in Tuscola
LIANG’S FARM & Processing, LLC, broke ground Thursday in Cass City’s                                                            students, down from 1,277 last Feb-         months into their fiscal year. And if      and Huron counties with steady up-
                                                                                                                                ruary, when school officials con-           the state doesn’t approve a new            dates on the budget process in Lans-
Industrial Park, the future site of an 8,000-square-foot poultry processing cen-                                                ducted the last count. A breakdown          spending plan by Oct. 9, schools will              Please turn to page 9.
ter. Attending the groundbreaking ceremony were, from left, Peter Cristiano,                                                    of the most recent numbers revealed
                                                                                                                                437 students at Campbell Elementary
village manager, Jim Kranz, Cass City EDC, Carl Palmateer, village president,
Jes Leitzel, plant manager, Steven Liang, owner, Kevin MacKay, Community
                                                                                                                                School, 335 at the middle school and
                                                                                                                                442 at the high school. “(The enroll-
                                                                                                                                ment at the) elementary is the same.
                                                                                                                                                                            Honoring vets focus
Development Director and Jim McLoskey, Tuscola County EDC.                                                                      The middle school is down 36 kids
                                                                                                                                from last February, and the high
                                                                                                                                school is down 27,” Wilson noted.           of third annual event
Rawson Foundation marks 50 years                                                                                                  The Cass City District wasn’t alone
                                                                                                                                among schools in the Thumb; Ubly
                                                                                                                                Community School officials, for ex-
                                                                                                                                                                              Organizers of the “Honoring Our Veterans and Supporting Our Troops Cer-
                                                                                                                                                                            emony” are gearing up for their third annual event in Cass City.
  The cost of a year’s worth of education (tuition and        religious, charitable and educational purposes”. The              ample, reported the loss of 17 stu-           The ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7, starting at 7 p.m. at VFW
fees) at Central Michigan cost about $215 back in 1962.       original board of directors was composed of Audley                dents — from a K-12 enrollment of           Post 3644 in Cass City.
The next year that figure jumped to $250 and, today,          Rawson (president), Lena Rawson (secretary), their son            821 last February to 804 in the latest        “Also this year there will be an oral history project at the post from one to 6
stands at roughly $9,720.                                     Delbert E. Rawson (vice president) and Fred Auten (trea-          count.                                      p.m. All local veterans are encouraged to come in and give their service sto-
  In spite of the rising expense, the Rawson Foundation       surer).                                                              Owen-Gage Schools continued to           ries,” said organizer Kris Leenhouts-Gamet, who noted participating service-
has continued to help Cass City High School graduates           Del died last March, noted Derfiny, who serves on the           buck that trend, picking up a couple        men and women do not have to be combat veterans.
earn their degrees at CMU, covering the full cost from        board today along with Robert Tuckey, Dr. Robert Green            of pupils since the last enrollment          Leenhouts-Gamet stressed the importance of area veterans taking part in the
1962 through 1994, then scaling back the assistance to        and Mary Jane VanVliet.                                           tally for a total of 217 students in        oral history project.
$1,000 a year from 1995 through 1999. Today, the foun-         “Del was the sole surviving original board member. He            grades K-12, and school Supt. Dana            “Most of the oral histories that the government got during the wars was de-
dation gives deserving local students $1,750 a year.          served as the foundation’s secretary, then he and his wife,       Compton said officials are expecting        stroyed during 9/11,” she said. “It was through an oral history that was avail-
  Of the 46 scholarships awarded to-date, 40 recipients       Doris, moved to Florida full-time in 2005, and he conse-          to pick up 2 more students over the         able on the web that I learned the details of my step-brother’s death in
have or are on the path to graduating from Central.           quently retired at that time,” Derfiny said.                      next few days.                              Vietnam. These oral histories will go to the Library of Congress and will be
  The family chose CMU because Audley Rawson and                Over the years, Rawson never lost his enthusiasm for             Michigan schools receive a majority        available to students, researchers and even file makers like Ken Burns, who
then-CMU President Charles Anspach were friends; 3 of         making sure his parents’ foundation continued to carry            of their revenue each year in the form      made a 14-hour documentary about how people dealt with World War II.
the Rawson children - Ralph, Delbert and Elsie - attended     on a tradition of giving throughout the Cass City com-            of a state foundation allowance, a            “Because of the deaths of many of the veterans from World War II, Korea
CMU and found it to be a worthwhile experience; and           munity, as well as to needy children across the globe.            funding amount that is applied to the       and Vietnam, their stories have now been lost,” she added. “It is important
Mount Pleasant was a reasonable commute from Cass              The Rawson Foundation was the primary financial con-             number of students in each district.        that their stories get told.
City and a number of Cass City seniors applied to the         tributor to construction of Rawson Memorial District Li-          Most area schools, including Cass             “It is (also) important that we show all veterans appreciation for the service
university annually.                                          brary.                                                            City, received about $7,316 per pupil       they did and are still doing for our country,” said Leenhouts-Gamet, who is
  The foundation has contributed more than $191,000             In a June 2000 interview, Rawson said that when his             last year.                                  asking everyone to send her the names and mailing addresses of all area ser-
since establishing the scholarship program, and there are     mother died, she left money in her will for an educational         A school’s enrollment is determined        vicemen and women, whether they are serving overseas or stateside.
no plans to stop giving to the Cass City community and        project in the community. “At the time of her death, the          by “blending” 2 separate counts; one         The information can be given to Leenhouts-Gamet by phone (989-872-8382
far beyond, even after celebrating its 50th anniversary       thing the community needed most was a library,” he said.          conducted in September and the other        or 269-806-2335), or by e-mail at kgamet2002@yahoo.com.
this year.                                                      The Rawson Foundation was also a major contributor              during the previous February. The             “The sad part is that unless someone has a family member of friend in the
 “It’s been such a worthwhile cause,” Dan Derfiny, Cass       to construction of the Cass City Community Playscape              state’s formula places a heavy empha-       service, especially stationed in the Middle East, the service people are forgot-
City, said of his work as secretary-treasurer of the foun-    and the Cass City Veterans’ Memorial. Other monetary              sis on the fall tally, which is worth 75    ten,” she said. “We go about living our days, not thinking about what the sol-
dation since 2005. “It’s local and far reaching.”             contributions have gone to projects at Cass City Recre-           percent of a district’s total blended en-   diers and their families are going through. We forget about the service people
  Cass City’s Lena and Audley Rawson established the          ational Park, the Cass City United Methodist Church,              rollment.                                   who are fighting to protect our right to moan, groan and complain about our
foundation in 1959 “to receive and administer funds for                          Please turn to page 9.                           Cass City’s blended count this year       government, and the right to worship, or not, in any church we want.”




 Legacy of lifesaving
 Local fire department marks 125th anniversary
  “From Seeger and Pine to Church         Cass City Historical Society officials   nounced a fire in progress. In be-
 and Ale, from a length of rail struck   say the Elkland Township Fire De-         tween these extremes came a whistle
 by a sledge hammer to modern            partment did not become part of the       atop the then-Elkland Roller Mill on
 pagers, from a people-powered hose      township until consolidation between      Main Street, and later phones ringing
 cart to a gleaming fire engine, and     it and the village department took        in each volunteer’s home plus the fire
 from citizen members to ‘profes-        place in 1950. Earlier, in its begin-     whistle.
 sional’ fire fighters. These, indeed,   ning in 1884, it had been known as         The historical society’s book recalls
 are some of the numerous changes        the Cass City Fire Department, and in     a number of interesting notes in the
 that have come about over the           1887, as the Cass City Fire Company.      department’s early years.
 years...for our present-day Elkland       According to the historical society’s     “Now the department has modern
 Township Fire Department.”              book, “The Way It Was...The Cass          equipment, but at the start of the

 —From the Cass City Historical
 Society book, “The Way It
 Was...The Cass City Area, 1854-
                                             The department is planning
 1995”
                                             to host an open house at the
   Members of the Elkland Township
 Fire Department are celebrating a
 legacy of lifesaving this week.
                                             fire hall in Cass City from
   It’s a legacy spanning more than
 12 decades, and appropriately, the          noon to 4 p.m., Saturday.
 party is scheduled to take place at
 the end of this year’s Fire Preven-     City Area, 1854-1995, “The first fire     1800s volunteers pulled hose carts
 tion Week, Oct. 4-10, which has fo-     hall was at the southeast corner of       and were still doing so in 1915. “Ray
 cused on the 2009 theme of “Stay        Seeger and Pine streets in a wooden       Fleenor, an assistant chief when he re-
 Fire Smart! Don’t Get Burned”.          building facing west. The hall was        tired in 1962, reported to the Cass
   Area residents are invited to an      moved in 1921 to just north of the        City Chronicle that at his first fires,
 open house marking the local de-        alley on the west side of South Seeger    23 years earlier, there were no fire
 partment’s 125th anniversary. The       Street, a half block north of Pine        trucks, only a hose cart that was
 event will be held Saturday from        Street. The present hall at the north-    pulled by the first car at the fire hall,”
 noon to 4 p.m. at the fire hall in      west corner of Church and Ale streets     the book states.
 Cass City and will feature a Jaws of    came into use in 1971.”                       The department’s first modern
 Life demonstration, displays of an-        While today’s firemen are sum-         equipment, a pumper truck, was au-
                                                                                                                                 MEMBERS OF THE Elkland Township Fire Department pose for a circa
 tique memorabilia, a FlightCare         moned to duty by individual pagers,       thorized by the village council in            1960 photo (above). The top photo features a recent picture of members of
 Helicopter landing near the hall, and   in the beginning, a sledgehammer          1944, and a second was purchased by
 refreshments.                           slamming against a railroad rail an-              Please turn to page 9.                the department in front of the current fire hall. (More photos, page 14)
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                                                                                                                                                                                                  Engaged
                                                                                                                        Holbrook                              Carla Dzielinski and Carl Cifka an- Haag. Carl is the son of Ann Cifka of
           Deadline for submitting items in the calendar                                                                Area News                            nounce their engagement.             Shelby Township, and the late Carl E.
                                                                                                                                                              Carla is the daughter of Dawn Haag Cifka.
              is the Friday noon before publication.                                                                    Mrs. Thelma Jackson                  of Cass City, and the late Ronald A July 3, 2010 wedding is currently
                                                                                                                        Phone 989-269-6994                                                        being planned.
 Thursday, October 8
  AA meeting, 7-8 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Cass
 City. For more information, call (989) 872-4816.
  Preschool Story Time, 10-11 a.m., children 3-5 years old, Rawson
                                                                                The Young Ideas Farm Bureau group met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray
                                                                               Depcinski Thursday evening. After the meeting, cards were played. Dorothy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Thermometer
 Memorial District Library.                                                    Heleski and Stanley Wolschlager won high prizes and Josephine Wolschlager
                                                                               and Stanley Heleski won low prizes.                                                                                                         exchange set
 Friday, October 9                                                              Mrs. Dan Franzel, Doris Western, June Rutz and Allen Farrelly attended the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tuscola County Recycling Center is
  Al-anon meeting for family and friends of alcoholics, 7 p.m., United         Ruth chicken and ham dinner on Sunday.
                                                                                 Mr. and Mrs. David Heilig of Clawson and Mr. and Mrs. David Tschirhart                                                                    sponsoring a mercury health ther-
 Methodist Church, Elkton. For more information, call (989) 872-                                                                                                                                                           mometer exchange during the Tuscola
                                                                               of Royal Oak visited Frances Tschirhart at Courtney Manor in Bad Axe.
 4042.                                                                          Sue Mergyl of Lake Orion was a Friday guest of Mrs. Clarence Rumptz.                                                                       County Human Services Community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Expo Tuesday, Oct. 13, while supplies
 Saturday, October 10                                                           Ordian Michalski and Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Robinson visited Thelma Jackson
                                                                               on Thursday.                                                                                                                                last.
   Corn Maze (not haunted), 4-9 p.m., Heritage United Methodist                 Allen Farrelly came home Tuesday after spending four days with June Rutz                                                                     Thermometers must be brought to
 Church, 3329 Washington St., Snover (1/4 mile east of Snover on               and family in Sterling Heights.                                                                                                             this event in a plastic Ziploc baggie.
 Snover Rd.). Admission: $3, children 5 and under: free. For more               Those who visited Thelma Jackson were Mrs. Kevin O’Connor of Minden                                                                          Residents are encouraged to bring
 information, call (810) 672-9101 or (810) 672-9610.                           City, Donna Sageman, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Depcinski of Bad Axe and Mr. and                                                                      their old mercury health thermome-
                                                                               Mrs. Bob Jackson of Ubly.                                                                                                                   ters to the Colwood United Brethren
 Sunday, October 11                                                             Mr. and Mrs. Ray Depcinski spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mey-           Carla Dzielinski and                                     in Christ Church between 10 a.m. and
                                                                               ers of Gladwin. Sunday they visited Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Depcinski in Bad                                                                  2 p.m., and exchange them for a
   Gagetown AA meeting, 8-9 p.m., Gagetown fire hall. For more                                                                                                        Carl Cifka                                           brand-new digital thermometer.
 information, call (989) 665-2361.                                             Axe.
                                                                                Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Cleland of Bad Axe were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs.
 Monday, October 12                                                            Curtis Cleland.
  Alcoholics Anonymous, “Monday at a Time,” 8 p.m., Parkside                    18 members of The Traveling Breakfast Club met at the Crossroads Restau-                 Find the Service or Product
 Cafe, 2031 Main St., Ubly. For more information, call Angela R. at            rant. They will meet at Coffee Cup Plus next week.
 (989) 658-2319.
                                                                                Mrs. Allen Depcinski visited Thelma Jackson on Thursday.                                     You Need in This....
  PTO meeting, 7 p.m., Rawson Memorial District Library.
  Elkland Township Board meeting, 7 p.m.
  VFW monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m., VFW Hall, Cass City.
                                                                                                                                                                          Action Guide
 Tuesday, October 13
  Toddler Story Time, 10-10:30 a.m., children 18-36 months, Rawson
                                                                                                                                                                           SERVICE
 Memorial District Library.
  Thumb Octagon Barn meeting, 7 p.m., fire hall in Gagetown.
  Tuscola County Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Family
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 Support/Education Group meeting, 1:30 p.m., Adult Day Services
 building, 435 Green St., Caro. For more information, call (989) 672-
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  Kedron OES #33 of Caro meeting, 7 p.m.
 Wednesday, October 14
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                                                                                                                    Randy (Deb) Severance of Decker,                  Gary Anderson, CPA                                                           FOR EVERYONE
                                                                               anniversary Saturday, Oct. 10. They  Sally (Drew) Guernsey of Rio Rico,                 Robert Tuckey, CPA                                                                  •       Professional eye exams
                                                                               were married in 1959 by the Rev.     Ariz., and Beth (Doug) O’Parka of                 Jerry Bernhardt, CPA                                                                 •       Prescriptions filled
                                                                                                                                                                      Thomas Doran, CPA                                                                    •       Large selection of frames
                                                                               Joseph Shaw at the Shabbona United   Decker; and 6 grandchildren: Sean                  Valerie Hartel, CPA                                                                 •       All types of contacts
                                                                               Methodist Church, where they are     and Brad Severance, Brent Cooper,                 Jamie Peasley, CPA                                                                   •       No-line bifocals
                                                                                                                                                                         Terry Haske, CPA                                                                  •       Glasses repaired
                                                                               still active members.                Nicholle Hartel, and Julia and Tessa                                                                                                   •       Blue Cross & VSP participant
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                                                                                They have 5 children: Dean (Laura) Tenn., in celebration of their anniver-           2956 Main St., Marlette                                                                         872-3404
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                                                                          Custodians ask board                                                                          Keeping in style has always been a
                                                                                                                                                                      problem for me. The only way I can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ing automatic about it.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    This iron had a big, round drum that
                                                                          for extended benefits                                                                       keep up with fashions is to wear cow-
                                                                                                                                                                      boy clothes all of the time. Those
                                                                                                                                                                      never go out of style.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  rotated against a concave to press the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  clothes. Mother sat in front of it, feed-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ing pants into the machine, much like
                                                                            Editor’s note: Former custodians            Third: by the July 2009 board meet-             My biggest problem is finding jeans       one would feed a wringer-washer.
                                                                          whose jobs were eliminated when the          ing, the school’s fund balance had             that fit. There are several reasons for        The drum was operated by a foot
                                                                          Cass City Public Schools privatized          grown to over $700,000, and by the             this, but the clothing manufacturers        pedal. Each time the concave was
           Clarke Haire                Tom Montgomery                     custodial services presented the fol-        August meeting, the fund balance was           certainly deserve part of the blame.        pressed against the clothes, a big
            Publisher                      Editor                         lowing request/statement to the board        over $1 million. None of these in-               My waist size hasn’t changed much.        cloud of steam would belch toward
                                                                          of education Sept. 28. The custodians        creases were due to the privatization          It just moved down a few inches.            the ceiling. Talk about power! Using
                                                                          also submitted their statement to the        of the custodians, since these figures         Why can’t clothing manufacturers            a mangle iron for wash day was like
                                                                          Chronicle as a letter to the editor.         were year ending figures of the 2009           compensate for things like that?            taking a road-roller to a cookie bake.
Volunteer fire fighters                                                   To the Cass City Board of Education,
                                                                                                                       school year.
                                                                                                                        Fourth: by having the district and its
                                                                                                                                                                       I could try suspenders, but I grew up
                                                                                                                                                                      in the days when suspenders were for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    There were five boys in our family,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and Mother was dedicated to keeping
                                                                            On behalf of the recently displaced        laid off employees pick up the cost of         sissies — and bib overalls were con-        all of our clothes clean. Wash day
deserve our appreciation                                                  group of custodians that had collec-
                                                                          tively served this district faithfully for
                                                                                                                       the “COBRA” insurance, the de-
                                                                                                                       ductible that has already been paid,
                                                                                                                                                                      sidered “barn clothes.” Nobody
                                                                                                                                                                      would have been caught dead in a pair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  often looked like an explosion at a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Levi’s factory.
                                                                          nearly 100 years, we the undersigned         and met for the year, will be paid             of suspenders when I was a kid.               The automatic iron would press any
 They’re your neighbors, your co-workers, folks you don’t even            are politely and respectfully asking         again to the insurance company. Thus,            All that has changed. The biggest         type of clothes, but Mother only used
know.                                                                     that the board grant the continuation        the insurance company is the real              thing going with kids today is baggy        it for overalls. If you put a tan shirt
 They’re volunteer fire fighters, and for the past several decades,       of fully paid medical benefits to these      winner, and making double the de-              pants and suspenders. These kids had        through this iron, it came out looking
                                                                          people for another 90 days.                  ductible.                                      better wear suspenders, because             like a brown grocery bag.
countless men (and women) have been serving this community                  There are several reasons for this re-                                                    there’s no way to hold those pants up         Jeans rolled from the automatic iron
and others in the area, always ready to respond in an emergency,          quest.                                          The displaced custodians agree,             if they don’t.                              like paper from a typewriter. These
whether the need was to extinguish flames or assist at the scene             First: it was reported in the June        along with the ESP (Education Sup-                                                         pants were brittle. You had to bend
of a traffic crash.                                                       2009 board meeting that the fund bal-        port Personal) Union, that the board             Nobody wore baggy pants when I            them over a chair or slam them in a
 This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Elkland Township            ance was going to be below $600,000          is under no contractual obligation to          was a kid. Our jeans were called over-      door a few times to loosen them up so
Fire Department, and we urge all area residents to pay their re-          if drastic measures were not enacted.        continue fully paid medical coverage           alls, and we made sure they were tight      you could crawl in.
                                                                          This was the main reason for the pri-        of these 6 individuals. There has been         in the hips and pegged at the cuff.           Styles change, I guess. Clean, well-
spects during an open house planned by the department Saturday            vatization of this group. It was re-         precedence set in the past with the            Anyone who could put his pants on           pressed clothes were a lot more im-
from noon to 4 p.m. at the fire hall in Cass City.                        ported by the board that if this             district funding insurance to employ-          without lying on the floor didn’t have      portant in those days than they are
  Here’s why:                                                             outsourcing did not take place, that         ees who have not returned to work for          enough taper.                               now.
  Today’s volunteer fire department in Cass City was formed in            teaching positions and programs              various reasons. Therefore, based on             Our jeans weren’t full of wrinkles,         I’ll tell you one thing, though. Those
1884. Back then, there were no fire trucks — firemen pulled a             would ultimately have to be cut.             the way events have played out in the          either. That’s because my mother had        loose, cotton pants kids are wearing
                                                                          However, on Feb. 25, 2009, the super-        past several months, and with none of          a mangle iron.                              these days wouldn’t have lasted two
hose cart to the scene of a blaze. Those volunteers had no train-         intendent was quoted in the Chronicle        the displaced custodians having found           A few readers may remember the old         weeks at our house. Mother’s auto-
ing and were summoned to an emergency by the sound of a                   as saying that the district could elim-      work that pays a livable salary with           mangle irons. Mother called hers the        matic iron would have eaten them
sledgehammer slamming against a railroad rail. Today, the de-             inate 5 teaching positions without cut-      medical benefits, we ask that you              “automatic iron,” but there was noth-       alive.
partment is equipped with state-of-the-art protective gear, air           ting programs. This was largely due          would reach deep and grant this hum-
packs, pumpers, tankers, etc., and a pager system alerts fire fight-      to the declining enrollment numbers,         ble request.
                                                                          and trends the district was showing.           The time is short since the deadline
ers that they are needed to respond to a fire or crash.
 But many things have not changed. Sacrifice, for example. Ask
                                                                          Since that June meeting, there have
                                                                          been no teaching cuts to date.
                                                                                                                       for benefit coverage ends on the first
                                                                                                                       of October. We ask that you take ac-
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Rabbit Tracks
veteran firemen to count the number of times they’ve been pulled            Second: it was reported at the June        tion tonight (Sept. 28) and provide                                                         by Clarke Haire
away from a family dinner, a holiday gathering, or just out of a          2009 board meeting that if the board         this basic necessity until the end of
                                                                                                                                                                                                               (And anyone else he can
deep slumber in the middle of the night — in the line of duty —           would wait a month, or several               the deductible period of Dec. 31,                                                             get to help)
and chances are they will grin and shake their head.                      months, a more accurate figure of po-        2009.
                                                                          tential savings from outsourcing
 More importantly, the volunteers who have served this commu-             could be achieved. This was argued           Bob Rockwell, Wendy Dickson,
nity have done so out of a desire to serve their friends, family                                                                                                       I’ll have to watch my manners.
                                                                          vehemently by several members of             Mark Stover, Dan Manwell, Tim Jew-
                                                                                                                                                                       Last week I was an invited guest to the Rotary Club’s Tuesday meeting for
members and neighbors. They undergo many hours of training                the board.                                   ett and Joe Krol
                                                                                                                                                                      a presentation honoring my father, John Haire (see photo page 4).
designed to prepare them to respond to emergencies, knowing                                                                                                             While exhibiting my best behavior, I was lucky enough to win the 50/50
they could suffer an injury or even lose their lives while trying
to save the lives of others, and all for pay that, today, amounts to      The best of educations                                                                      drawing held each week as a fund raiser for the organization.
                                                                                                                                                                       The fact that I drew my own winning ticket, however, probably wasn’t ex-
just over minimum wage.                                                                                                                                               actly good etiquette.
  Doesn’t seem like just compensation, considering the risk and
considering the emotional baggage that adds up each time a fire-
                                                                          won’t beat common sense                                                                                                      **********
                                                                                                                                                                        Speaking of good fortune, the State of Michigan could sure use some. Ac-
man arrives at the scene of an accident and faces the mangled          I’m sure glad that most of our politi-          so stupid that she benefited every cit-        cording to the Michigan League for Human Services, poverty climbed in the
body of a victim they know is someone’s brother or sister, hus-      cians in Washington are intellectuals             izen in Alaska at the expense of big           Great Lakes State for the second year in a row and among the 8 states with
band, mother, or child. Or dealing with a blaze that has claimed     with Ivy League educations. If they               oil.                                           increased poverty, Michigan was the only one that also had an increase the
a life.                                                              were all just high school graduates we               She was, without question, igno-            previous year.
                                                                     would’ve never been able to accumu-               rantly naïve about how the vicious               An American Community Survey also found that since 2000, Michigan’s
  “They want to help out their community. They want to protect       late 10s of trillions of dollars in real          cut-throats in Washington set up and           poverty rate has jumped by 43 percent and that 19.4 percent of our children
people and they want to save lives,” is how veteran Elkland          debt and even more in project debt.               attack their political enemies using           live in poverty and 22.4 percent of children under the age of 5 live in poverty.
Township Fire Department member and Fire Chief Ron Pawloski             We ignorant, non-intellectual high             their connections in the media. Even             Didn’t really need a survey to know that people in Michigan are hurting.
describes the motivation behind an individual’s desire to join the   school graduates can’t even count that            after the election she has been at-
department. “Ultimately, they want to save lives.”                   high. And we ignorant folk would’ve               tacked and investigated by the                                                   **********
                                                                     never been able to turn the world’s               “media,” in an attempt to destroy her            Sam Moore, Cass City’s Parks and Recreation director is looking for indi-
  And, they want to be sure youngsters in the area understand        greatest creditor nation into the                 financially by charging her with nu-           viduals interested in serving on an advisory board to discuss what can be done
what they can do to prevent fires, and what they should do in the    world’s greatest debtor nation in just            merous bogus ethics violations, all of         to improve our existing facilities.
event a fire breaks out in their home. Which is why Pawloski         a few short decades. After all, who               which have been dismissed.                      The group will meet once a month. If you would like to help serve our com-
and his crew have emphasized fire safety programs, hosting hun-      doesn’t want their children and grand-              Anyone wanna guess why these ge-             munity in this capacity, contact Moore at (989) 670-2133.
dreds of youngsters for programs at the fire hall each year.         children to be hundreds of thousands              niuses are hell-bent on destroying
                                                                     of dollars in debt before they’re even            Sarah? Maybe hell hath no fury like                                             **********
  It isn’t difficult to take the volunteer fire fighter for granted  born?                                             corrupt politicians.                             Two of my cronies are perfect - at least Don Doerr and Paul Brown were
when you haven’t been in a horrible car accident or have never          How foolish of anyone to assume                  In my opinion, anyone who was un-            briefly.
been awakened by the smell of and stifling sensation of thick,       that people having common sense                   able to see through this phony propa-           Their shining moments? Don Doerr’s came recently at Mulligan’s Irish Links
black smoke. But imagine how you would feel if the worst hap-        might be more fiscally responsible                ganda rampage against her is                   Golf Course where he recorded a hole-in-one on the second hole at the par 3
pened, and someone with the best training and the selfless heart     than people with decades of educa-                politically naïve, to say the least.           track. Brown’s fete came at the Cass City Gun Club where he recorded a flaw-
                                                                     tion!                                               From the reports I’ve heard, this 50         less score of 25 shooting trap.
of a hero was there to help get you through it.                                                                                                                         Of the two, I find Brown’s fete more impressive. Mostly because I, too, al-
                                                                        Concerning Sarah Palin; if a few               million uninsured number is meant to
  For that reason, alone, we urge this community to stop by the      gaffs determine “an awesome lack of               deceive. It has been reported by hon-          most had a hole-in-one this year, but couldn’t quite figure out the timing on
fire hall come Saturday, if only to offer a very well-deserved       brilliance,” then, I don’t know how               est people that there may actually be          those pesky spinning windmill blades.
“thank-you”.                                                         anyone might rate “Gaff-A-Minute-                 only 6 to 12 million legal citizens who
                                                                     Joe,” the VP. On a scale of one to 10             just can’t afford health insurance.                                                                  U.S. Rep. Dale Kildee
                                     FIRE FIGHTER’S CREED            (one being a moron and 10 being a                 There are another 10 to 15 million                                                              2107 Rayburn House Offc. Bldg.
                                                                     genius) he’d have to rate, maybe                  who are legally entitled to Medicare                                                               Washington, D.C. 20515
                                     When I’m called to duty God minus 3 or 4. And if gaffs are the cri-               or Medicaid and just don’t know it.                                                                     (810) 239-1437
                                       wherever flames may rage      teria by which we rate any public fig-            Another 10 or 15 million who can af-
                                     give me strength to save a life ure’s “brilliance,” most of our highly            ford it and choose to not purchase it               Contact                                        U.S. Rep. Candice Miller
                                            whatever be its age      educated politicians would score well             for whatever reason. The rest are ille-           your elected                                   228 Cannon House Offc. Bldg.
                                                                     below Sarah Palin.                                gals.                                               officials                                       Washington, D.C. 20515
                                      Help me to embrace a little       Our current commander in chief                   Amendments to the health care bill                                                                    (202) 225-2106
                                                   child             consistently trips over his own tongue            that would specifically deny illegals                                                               candicemiller.house.gov
                                             before it’s too late    without his “prompter” and is unwill-             coverage have been routinely denied                      President Barack Obama
                                                                                                                                                                                      White House                            State Sen. Jim Barcia
                                     or save an older person from    ing to be interviewed by a media                  so who knows what will eventually                     1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW                      1010 Farnum Building
                                          the horror of that fate    source that would ask difficult ques-             pass or if anything will pass?                           Washington, D.C. 20500                          P.O. Box 30036
                                                                     tions.                                              The fact is, that all attempts to pass          http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/                Lansing, MI 48909-7536
                                          Enable me to be alert        Sarah Palin has been trashed by both            legislation that would repair the minor                                                           jbarcia@senate.michigan.gov
                                                                     parties through so-called mainstream              problems in our health care industry,                  Gov. Jennifer Granholm
                                        to hear the weakest shout                                                                                                              State Capitol Building                           (517) 373-1777
                                       and quickly and efficiently   media quite simply because many                   like competition across state lines,
                                                                                                                                                                                Lansing, MI 48909
                                             to put the fire out     highly educated, corrupt career politi-           have been routinely voted against by                        www.mich.gov                             State Rep. Terry Brown
                                                                     cians are scared to death of her. She’s           our extremely educated liberal politi-                                                            1188 House Office Building
                                      I want to fill my calling and  one of us. She’s a blue collar workin’            cians, including Obama during his                         U.S. Sen. Carl Levin                           P.O. Box 30014
                                                                     dudette who’s not afraid to get fish              very short term in the Senate.                          SR-269 Russell Building                     Lansing, MI 48909-7514
                                           to give the best in me    guts on her hands, hunt, raise a family,            Sounds to me like they might want                     Washington, D.C. 20510                     terrybrown@house.mi.gov
                                       to guard my neighbor and      stand up for her religious and moral              to create a perceived crisis in the pri-           levin.senate.gov/contact/incex.cfm                    (517) 373-0476
                                            protect his property     principles and stand up for our Con-              vate health care industry so the more
                                                                                                                                                                                    (202) 224-6221
                                                                     stitution.                                        educated and sanctimonious among                      U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow                         Tuscola County
                                     And if according to your will     She cleaned up the political corrup-            us might jump on the government                            702 Hart Building                        Board of Commissioners
                                           I have to lose my life    tion in Alaska and would’ve started               health care bandwagon thereby gain-                    Washington, D.C. 20510                          207 E. Grant St.
                                    bless with your protecting hand cleaning up the corruption in Wash-                ing more power and control over an-                  senator@stabenow.senate.gov                        Caro, MI 48723
                                        my children and my wife      ington had she been elected. She was                      Please turn to page 11.                             (202) 224-4822                              (989) 672-3700


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Several appear on                                                                                                                                                                                                      Chronicle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       earns MPA
charges last week                                                                                                                                                                                                      recognition
  The following people appeared in            Joshua D. Carney, 30, Davison,
Tuscola County Circuit Court last
week on various criminal charges:
                                           was sentenced to 90 days in jail (45
                                           days deferred) for his plea of no con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in contest
  Alan C. Morey, 39, Lapeer, pleaded      test to second degree child abuse May                                                                                                                                        The Cass City Chronicle has won an
guilty to 2 counts of second degree        26, 2008, in Fremont Township.                                                                                                                                              award in the Michigan Press Associ-
child abuse in between January and           He was also placed on 24 months                                                                                                                                           ation’s (MPA) 2009 Better Newspa-
May in Juniata Township.                   probation and ordered to pay costs                                                                                                                                          per Contest.
 A pre-sentence investigation was or-      and fines totaling $200.                                                                                                                                                      Editor Tom Montgomery’s new pic-
dered in the case and bond was re-           Amanda M. Plain, 28, Caro, was                                                                                                                                           ture entry took second place in the
duced to $5,000. Sentencing is to be       sentenced to 190 days in jail for her                                                                                                                                       weekly Class D category (circulation
scheduled.                                 pleas of guilty to possession of a                                                                                                                                          of less than 4,001) for his photo of an
     Joseph L. Moralez III, 36,           stolen, false or counterfeit registration                                                                                                                                   accident scene last March. The 2-ve-
Kingston, was sentenced to 90 days in      plate April 15 in Caro, and to posses-                                                                                                                                      hicle crash occurred on Deckerville
the county jail for his plea of no con-    sion of a controlled substance April                                                                                                                                        Road, just west of Cemetery Road,
test to charges of second degree child     25 in Caro, and for her no contest plea                                                                                                                                     and the photo shows Elkland Town-
abuse and attempted second degree          to assault with a dangerous weapon                                                                                                                                          ship fire fighters assisting at the scene
child abuse in March-April in Wells        May 13 in Caro.                                                                                                                                                             as they prepared for the landing of a
Township.                                    She was also placed on 36 months                                                                                                                                          FlightCare Helicopter dispatched to
   He was also ordered to pay court        probation and ordered to pay $3,264                                                                                                                                         transport an injured teenager to Sagi-
costs and fines totaling $1,873.           in costs and fines.                                                                                                                                                         naw for treatment.
  Dorothy J. Owczykowski, 23, Clio,         Clinton M. Peck, 20, Vassar, was                                                                                                                                             The MPA contest judges com-
was sentenced to 60 days in jail and       sentenced to 180 days in jail (150                                                                                                                                          mented: “Darkness of photo detracts,
12 months probation for her plea of        days deferred), with work release and                                                                                                                                       but other photos on page attribute
guilty to assaulting a police officer
Oct. 5, 2008, in Caro.
                                           worksite privileges, for his pleas of
                                           guilty to forgery and uttering and pub-     Rotary honors John Haire                                                                                                        some of that to press. But the action
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in the picture - this photographer was
  She was also ordered to complete 50      lishing involving a $900 check drawn                                                                                                                                        in the right place at the right time.
hours of community service and pay         on the Metropolitan Life Insurance          CASS CITY ROTARY CLUB President Alice Zaleski and Burt Althaver (left)                                                          Chopper, truck and onlooker all point
$1,008 in costs and fines.                 Co. in January-February in Tuscola          bestow the plaque honoring John Haire, which will be attached to a bench in                                                     to rolled van.”
  Jeremie E. Hecht, 22, Vassar, was       Township.                                                                                                                                                                    This year’s MPA contest was judged
sentenced to 180 days in jail (90 days       He was also placed on 24 months           the downtown Rotary Park, to son Clarke Haire. The former Chronicle pub-                                                        by members of the Iowa Press Asso-
deferred) and 60 months probation for      probation and ordered to pay costs                                                                                                                                          ciation, who studied thousands of en-
his plea of guilty to assault with a       and fines totaling $2,296.                  lisher served the community for 58 years as a Rotarian, becoming a Paul Harris                                                  tries submitted by Michigan
dangerous weapon Dec. 16 in Juniata           Galen A. Bellman, 34, Vassar,           Fellow in 1996.                                                                                                                 newspapers.
Township.                                  stood mute to charges of possession
  He was also ordered to pay costs and     of a controlled substance, possession
fines totaling $3,128.
  Tanya L. Keiter, 37, West Bloom-
field, was sentenced to 18 months to
15 years in prison for her pleas of
                                           of marijuana, driving while his li-
                                           cense was suspended or revoked (sub-
                                           sequent offense), and possession of an
                                           open intoxicant in a motor vehicle
                                                                                       Area youth invited to “Biofuel Blast”
guilty to 2 counts of identity theft be-
tween April 1 and June 30, 2006, in
Watertown Township. She was also
convicted of being an habitual of-
                                           Sept. 5 in Fairgrove Township. He is
                                           also charged with being an habitual
                                           offender (3 or more prior felony con-
                                           victions).
                                                                                       Friday at Deford Community Church
fender (3 or more prior felony convic-        A pre-trial hearing was ordered           Young people in Tuscola County will      versity, youth who participate in 4-H      last year and had a great time learning    Payk at MSU Extension - Tuscola
tions).                                    scheduled in the case and bond was          have a “Biofuel Blast” Oct. 9, at the     are more likely to get better grades in    about hydrogels and water conserva-        County, (989) 670-4659.
  In addition to prison time, she was      continued at $9,000.                        Deford Community Church from 7 to         school, seek out science classes, see      tion. Steve Spangler showcased Help-
ordered to pay $628 in costs and fines        Jeremy R. Davidson, 19, Flint,
plus restitution of $22,867.05.
  Robert A. Vansimaeys Jr., 45, Clif-
                                           stood mute to charges of first degree
                                           home invasion, 11 counts of larceny
                                                                                       8 p.m.
                                                                                         Youth will create biofuel as part of
                                                                                                                                 themselves going to college, and con-
                                                                                                                                 tribute positively in their communi-
                                                                                                                                                                            ful Hydrogels - an experiment that
                                                                                                                                                                            uses scientific principles to teach        Sanilac sheriff:
                                                                                       this year’s 4-H National Youth Sci-       ties. In addition, 4-H youth have been     youth about water conservation.
ford, pleaded guilty to possession of
marijuana, subsequent offense, Jan.
                                           of firearms, and 3 counts of posses-
                                           sion of a firearm in the commission of
                                                                                       ence Experiment. This year’s experi-
                                                                                       ment will teach youth how cellulose
                                                                                                                                 shown to better resist peer pressure
                                                                                                                                 and are less likely to engage in risky
                                                                                                                                                                            Youth from every state in the nation
                                                                                                                                                                            tested the effectiveness of water ab-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       beware of new
10 in Koylton Township.                    a felony Jan. 4-6 in Millington Town-
 A pre-sentence investigation was or-
dered and bond was continued at
                                           ship.
                                                                                       and sugars in plants - such as corn,
                                                                                       switchgrass, sorghum and algae - can
                                                                                                                                 behaviors.
                                                                                                                                   Engaging youth early in scientific
                                                                                                                                                                            sorbing polymers in an easy-to-
                                                                                                                                                                            administer soil and water experiment       telephone scam
                                              A pre-trial hearing was ordered          be converted into fuel and how alter-     exploration has been shown to spark        followed by sharing their results on-
$10,000. Sentencing is to be sched-        scheduled and bond was continued at         native energies can be used in their      a lasting interest in the sciences. Sci-   line and engaging youth around the             Sanilac County Sheriff Garry
uled.                                      $1,000.                                     own communities.                          ence can often seem intimidating to        country in a dialogue about important      Biniecki is advising the public to be
                                                                                         Biofuel Blast participants will dis-    young people, but the 4-H National         environmental issues.                      aware of a new telephone scam target-
                                                                                       cuss the world of alternative fuels and   Youth Science Experiment makes sci-          This year’s national science experi-     ing Sanilac County residents.
Community expo on tap                                                                  how they could make a difference in
                                                                                       their hometown. Contact Mark or Pa-
                                                                                                                                 ence fun, real and accessible. Kids
                                                                                                                                 will learn about cutting edge tech-
                                                                                                                                                                            ment - Biofuel Blast - was developed
                                                                                                                                                                            in conjunction with the University of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        “The caller has identified himself as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       either David or Donald Cooper and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       has been calling residents from a cel-
                                                                                       tricia Hansen at (989) 872-3480 to        nologies and then take the next step to    Wisconsin-Madison Extension and
  Area residents are invited to attend the Tuscola County Human Services                                                                                                                                               lular phone number (876-431-5439).
                                                                                       participate.                              lead by applying what they’ve learned      Wisconsin 4-H with generous sponsor
Community Expo - Project Connect, scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 10                                                                                                                                              The caller is telling residents that they
                                                                                         To combat a national shortage of        in their very own community.               support provided by John Deere and
a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Colwood United Brethren in Christ Church, 840 Colwood                                                                                                                                            have just won $2.5 million and a
                                                                                       young people pursuing science col-         As part of the Cooperative Extension      DuPont. For more information, visit
Rd., Caro.                                                                                                                                                                                                             BMW X5 sports car,” Biniecki ex-
                                                                                       lege majors and careers, the 4-H Na-      System of the U.S. Department of           www.4-H.org/NYSD.
 The event, which is free, is designed to provide citizens with an opportunity                                                                                                                                         plained.
                                                                                       tional Youth Science Experiment will      Agriculture implemented by the na-            4-H is a community of 6 million
to learn about the area agencies and organizations that offer help to those in                                                                                                                                           “The caller is also asking that the
                                                                                       spark an early youth interest in sci-     tion’s 106 land-grant colleges and         young people across America learn-
need, according to event spokeswoman Susan Walker.                                                                                                                                                                     resident respond to their local West-
                                                                                       ence and science education. Cur-          universities, 4-H has been educating       ing leadership, citizenship and life
 The types of information available will include home heating assistance, vet-                                                                                                                                         ern Union branch and pay an $80 reg-
                                                                                       rently, more than 5 million youth         youth in the sciences for over 100         skills. National 4-H Council is the pri-
erans’ information, medical/health, Medicaid applications, housing assistance,                                                                                                                                         istration fee to claim their prize,” he
                                                                                       across the nation take part in 4-H sci-   years. 4-H’s robust and university re-     vate sector, non-profit partner of Na-
mental health, substance abuse, volunteerism, and long-term care.                                                                                                                                                      said. “These calls are not legitimate
                                                                                       ence, engineering and technology          search-based science curriculum arms       tional 4-H Headquarters at USDA.
 There will be a mobile food pantry on hand along with finger foods and bev-                                                                                                                                           and should be responded to.”
                                                                                       year-long programming. 4-H has un-        youth with the necessary technical         4-H programs are implemented by the
erages.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Residents are encouraged to docu-
                                                                                       dertaken a bold goal to engage one        skills to help America maintain its        106 Land-Grant Universities and the
 The event is being sponsored by Tuscola County Great Parents Great Start,                                                                                                                                             ment as much information about the
                                                                                       million new young people in science,      competitive edge in the global mar-        Cooperative Extension System
the Michigan Department of Education, Project Connect and the Tuscola                                                                                                                                                  calls as possible and report any suspi-
                                                                                       engineering and technology programs       ketplace. In fact, the land-grant col-     through their 3,100 local Extension
County Human Services Collaborative Council.                                                                                                                                                                           cious activity to the Sanilac County
                                                                                       by the year 2013.                         leges and universities have been           offices in every county across the
 More information is available by contacting Walker at (989) 673-8283 or by                                                                                                                                            Sheriff’s Department Detective Bu-
                                                                                         According to a study by Tufts Uni-      deeply involved in biofuel research        country. Learn more about 4-H at
e-mailing her at: swalker@tisd.k12.mi.us.                                                                                                                                                                              reau at (810) 648-2000.
                                                                                                                                 for some time.                             www.4-H.org or by calling Melissa
                                                                                                                                   Youth who participated in the 4-H
                                                                                                                                 National Youth Science Experiment




                                                                                                                                 Roggenbuck
                                                                                                                                 one of 4 to
                                                                                                                                 speak Oct. 20
                                                                                                                                     Tuscola County Commissioner
                                                                                                                                 Amanda Roggenbuck will be one of
                                                                                                                                 4 speakers serving on a panel discus-
                                                                                                                                 sion for the Bay City Branch of the
                                                                                                                                 American Association of University
                                                                                                                                 Women (AAUW). The panel will be
                                                                                                                                 addressing the topic of Women
                                                                                                                                 Breaking Barriers.
                                                                                                                                  The event is free and everyone is in-
                                                                                                                                 vited to attend Tuesday, Oct. 20, be-
                                                                                                                                 ginning at 7 p.m., at the Pere
                                                                                                                                 Marquette Depot, located at 919
                                                                                                                                 Boutell Place, Bay City.

                                                                                                                                   The panel members include: Mary
                                                                                                                                 Ellen Sheets, founder of Two Men
                                                                                                                                 and a Truck; Judy Barber, retired pipe
                                                                                                                                 fitter and UAW Union Benefits Rep-
                                                                                                                                 resentative; Kathi Newsham, Bay
                                                                                                                                 City Commissioner and former
                                                                                                                                 Mayor of Bay City; and Roggenbuck,
                                                                                                                                 an attorney and small business owner
                                                                                                                                 in Cass City.
                                                                                                                                   Roggenbuck was invited to partici-
                                                                                                                                 pate after speaking earlier this year at
                                                                                                                                 the annual AAUW convention in
                                                                                                                                 Midland, where she spoke about her
                                                                                                                                 experiences in owning a business and
                                                                                                                                 working in what was at one time a
                                                                                                                                 male-dominated field.

                                                                                                                                  “It is an honor to sit on a panel with
                                                                                                                                 such a distinguished group of
                                                                                                                                 women,” said Roggenbuck, who as a
                                                                                                                                 panelist noted she will bring her ex-
                                                                                                                                 periences as a mother, business
                                                                                                                                 owner, public servant and spouse to
                                                                                                                                 share information and inspiration
                                                                                                                                 with the attendees.
                                                                                                                                  “This is a great opportunity for par-
                                                                                                                                 ents to bring their children to learn
                                                                                                                                 about being a driving force in their
                                                                                                                                 community,” added Roggenbuck.
CASS CITY, MICHIGAN                                                                                CASS CITY CHRONICLE - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009                                                                                                     PAGE FIVE




                                                                                                                                                         Down Memory Lane
                                                                                                                                                                                 By Tina Pallas



                                                                                                                                                    5 YEARS AGO                  birds in Florida is available through      League at Bad Axe Lanes. Her cur-
                                                                                                                                                                                 the efforts of former Cass Cityans, Ed     rent league average is 167.
                                                                                                                                      Several area youths were successful        Doerr and his mother, Naida C. Doerr,
                                                                                                                                    in the Youth Hunt including: Brad            in a book they co-produced, “The            Two Cass City High School seniors,
                                                                                                                                    Severance, 9-point; Brad Hartel, 7-          Birds of Florida’s Big Bend.”              Carol A. Lockard and Ray A. Hrycko,
                                                                                                                                    point; Tommy Parrish, 8-point; Jenny         Crammed with facts and sketches, the       recently received a Letter of Com-
                                                                                                                                    Zmierski, 7-point; David Janssen Jr.,        book took over 3 years to produce          mendation from the National Merit
                                                                                                                                    4-point; Whitney Ganley, 8-point and         under the auspices of the Florida De-      Scholarship Corporation for their per-
                                                                                                                                    Shane Bloomfield, 6-point.                   partment of Education. Ed Doerr            formance on a Merit Scholarship test.
                                                                                                                                      It was the game everyone expected          works as a park ranger at the Suwan-       Lockard and Hrycko placed in the top
                                                                                                                                    in the first half that ended with Cass       nee River State Park and received a        five percent of over one million high
                                                                                                                                    City in front, 7-3. It was a game that       memo from the Secretary of the De-         school students who took the test this
                                                                                                                                    no one expected in the second half, as       partment of Environmental Regula-          spring. They placed slightly below
                                                                                                                                    the Cass City Red Hawks steamrolled          tion urging employees to volunteer at      the level required for a semifinalist in
                                                                                                                                    to a 53-21 Greater Thumb West win            schools to help promote environmen-        the competition for one of the more
                                                                                                                                    Friday at Reese. “I challenged the           tal awareness. Seeing the need from        than 5,500 scholarships to be awarded
                                                                                                                                    kids at the half,” Coach Scott Cuthrell      working with visitors at the park, he      in 1985.
                                                                                                                                    said, “and they responded.” It started       produced the book. There are 244
                                                                                                                                    with the opening second half kickoff.        birds listed in the book and Naida                   35 YEARS AGO
                                                                                                                                    On the first play Cody Halasz broke a        Doerr produced a detailed sketch of
                                                                                                                                    pair of tackles and went 64 yards to         each of them. Each bird has its com-         Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Tuscola
                                                                                                                                    score.                                       mon name, scientific name and habi-        County is $1,200 richer this week,
                                                                                                                                      Cass City’s Blaine deBeaubien ar-          tat listed.                                thanks to pledges from Saturday’s
                                                                                                                                    rowed a 10-point buck Sunday night                                                      Walk-A-Thon held at Cass City. Ac-
                                                                                                                                    with a 35-yard shot while hunting on                    25 YEARS AGO                    cording to Jim Turner of the Depart-
                                                                                                                                    private property in Tuscola County.                                                     ment of Social Services, who acted as
                                                                                                                                     Area sportsmen who check out Scott            About ten years ago, when Lloyd          coordinator for the Cass City effort, a
                                                                                                                                    Hendrian’s new Eagle Eye Archery             Trisch began planting an apple or-         total of 38 walkers trudged the 10-
                                                                                                                                    Range will have the opportunity to           chard, a neighbor stopped by and           mile course, including eight of the 13
                                                                                                                                    not only sharpen their shooting skills,      asked if he was crazy. He told Trisch      band members who turned out. Band
                                                                                                                                    but also take a step back into time.         that he would never live long enough       members included Dave Langmaid,
                                                                                                                                    Hendrian, who owns Hendrian’s                to harvest any of the apples. Trisch       Dave Kenward, Joel Palmateer, Kathy
                                                                                                                                    Floor Covering, 6447 Main St., has           was in his early 60s then. “I asked        Kirn, Ken Kerbyson, Lori Arroyo,
                                                                                                                                    transformed the second floor of the          him what he was going to leave be-         Susan Bond, Elaine Stoutenburg,
                                                                                                                                    former Kritzman building, also               hind,” Trisch said. Today the trees are    Jesse Groth, Al Pratt, Dave Bartnik,
                                                                                                                                    known as the old opera house, into a         producing sweet, juicy apples, and         Vicki Vandiver and Terry Hoag. The
FORMER RED HAWK Bob Morley, Class of 1962, shares highlights from his                                                               range where archers can sharpen their        Lloyd Trisch, 72, is planting more         walkers left the park shortly after 9
book that chronicles Cass City’s basketball program for 5 decades with Katie                                                        shooting skills at distances of up to 30     trees. “It is very joyful to see my        a.m. Darryl Hoag, 10, was the earliest
                                                                                                                                    yards. What Hendrian hasn’t done, is         grandchildren picking an apple off         walker to return, checking in at 11:45
Jackson (center), Cass City Historical Society, and Kate VanAuken, Rawson                                                           alter the historical significance of the     one of the trees that I planted,” Trisch   a.m.
                                                                                                                                    upper floor, which offers a peek into        said. Today Trisch and his wife Ruth         Cass City High School’s girl’s bas-
Memorial Library. Copies of the booklet, with proceeds benefiting the historical                                                    an era long past, when area residents        have about 1,000 apple, pear and           ketball team took a 39-26 decision
society, can be purchased for $20 from the library.                                                                                 would settle into the balcony for an         peach trees. All of the trees are of the   from Lakers at Cass City Wednesday,
                                                                                                                                    evening of entertainment in the form         semi-dwarf variety that will reach a       Sept. 25. Lisa Zimba and Elaine
                                                                                                                                    of a play or musical.                        height of about 12 feet. Ruth said that    Stoutenburg paced the girls with 10

Book chronicles 5 decades                                                                                                                          10 YEARS AGO

                                                                                                                                 A pair of Cass City cross country
                                                                                                                                                                                 the fruit on the semi-dwarf trees is
                                                                                                                                                                                 easier to pick because the trees don’t
                                                                                                                                                                                 get as tall as a regular fruit tree.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            points each. Marcey Miller and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Cathy Kerbyson each added eight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            points in the winning effort. Coach
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Kally Maharg said the girls won
  Morley’s labor of love creates keepsake                                                                                      runners proved to be among the
                                                                                                                               county’s best Thursday during the
                                                                                                                                                                                  The Thumb Area Women’s Bowling
                                                                                                                                                                                 Association Bowler of the Week for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            through the fast break and playing a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1-3-1 defense. For Lakers, Terry El-
                                                                                                                               Tuscola County Championship in                    Sept 17-23 is Jeanne Ney with an ac-       lenbaum scored seven points. Cass
 for Cass City basketball fans everywhere                                                                                      Mayville. Junior Craig Emmert
                                                                                                                               turned in a time of 17:32, tops overall,
                                                                                                                                                                                 tual series of 585, games of 197-190-
                                                                                                                                                                                 198. She bowls for Huron Party Store
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            City controlled the game most of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            way, outscoring the Lakers in the first
                                                                                                                               while Lindsay Mills registered a 2nd              on the Tuesday Ladies’ Night Out           three quarters.
  What started as a personal labor of     duced the most basketball titles of any        Morley, who retired from Sparrow place finish among the girls with a
love for Bob Morley has become a          decade from 1950-2000.                       Hospital in Lansing on August 1, time of 20:48.
treasure for Cass City Red Hawk bas-        Interestingly, during Morley’s re-         2007, ending a 40-year career in hos-
ketball fans of all ages.
  Morley, a former Red Hawk basket-
                                          search for the book, only 2 basketball
                                          players were found from 1950-2001
                                                                                       pital pharmacy, currently resides in If you don’t consider spending hours
                                                                                       Williamston, Michigan, but still stays a day working with a horse a labor of
                                                                                                                                                                                                 For all your ceramic, tile,
ball player under Coach Irv Claseman      that played their entire freshman year       in touch with his roots. “I’ve been love, the Adopt a Horse program is                                  linoleum & carpet needs...
and 1962 graduate, has written Cass       on the varsity team: Tom Schwaderer          back many times to see relatives, probably not for you, says Jane
City Red Hawks Boys Basketball,           (1949-1952) and                              friends, and the kids of friends play,” Luana, who has worked with 2 of
1950-2001, an exhilarating trip           Emmert (1998-2001). There were               he said. “My hope is that Hawk fans them at her home on Englehart Road.
through Cass City history that chron-     other good players that played as            who read this can derive even a tenth Certainly the wild horses that come
icles the Red Hawks basketball pro-       freshmen, says Morley, most notably          of the pleasure I’ve had reliving these from the west to maintain ecological
gram for 5 decades.                       Paul Bliss (1970-73), Scott Hartel           memories. It will remind them just balance of fragile range lands under                                     at Schneeberger’s
  Morley began his project by putting     (1971-74), Kurt Bliss (1984-87) and          how important a community is in the the auspices of the United States Bu-
together a booklet about the Cass City    Greg LeValley (1990-93), but they            course of a life.”                      reau of Land Management are not for                                     in Cass City.
                                                                                         Limited copies of the book are now a novice. Luana says that it takes 2
teams of the 1950’s and 60’s.
  “I came to Cass City before my jun-
ior year,” says Morley. “As a new-
                                          were moved up to the varsity after the
                                          beginning of their freshman season.
                                           Morley, who received a Bachelor of
                                                                                       available and can be purchased at the weeks or more before anyone can
                                                                                       Rawson Memorial Library for $20, even touch a wild horse. An impor-
                                                                                                                                                                                                   (989) 872-3315
comer, sports helped me meet people       Science Degree in Pharmacy from              with the net proceeds going to the tant part of the training, Luana says,                                                        or
and become close to my community.
As I grew older, I realized how much
                                          Ferris University in 1967, documents
                                          that following the heydays of the
                                                                                       Cass City Historical Society. Personal is to get the horse comfortable with
                                                                                       proceeds go to the souls of Red Hawk you.
                                                                                                                                 All that you want to know about
                                                                                                                                                                                                   (989) 414-0388
this experience meant to me, and I de-    1950’s, when an abundance of tal-            fans everywhere.
cided to put these memories into a        ented, athletic, decent height, good
book.”                                    coaches (only 2) and lots of titles, the
  As the project developed, Morley        1960’s were quite the opposite. There
showed it to some of his fellow Red
Hawks friends, including
Clare Comment and Wayne Dillon,
                                          were good athletes (just not as many
                                          as in the 50’s), little continuity in
                                          coaching (4 different coaches), and
                                                                                                        Cass City Area Church Directory
                                                                                                                  Area Churc Directory
who encouraged him to expand the          probably the biggest reason - no                    Calvary Bible Fellowship                                  Evangelical Free Church of Cass City             Living Word Worship Center
concept through 2001, the last cham-      height, resulted in no titles in basket-            an Independent Baptist Church                             6430 Chestnut Blvd., Cass City, MI 48726         (Where the Word is Life)
pionship season for the program and       ball for the entire decade. In fact, only
                                                                                              4446 Ale St., Cass City, MI 48726                         Phone: 872-5060                                  6536 Houghton St., Cass City, MI 48726
the final season for Craig Emmert,        2 basketball teams in the 1960’s com-
Cass City’s second all-time leading       piled winning records.                              989-872-4088                                              Sunday School 9:45 a.m.                          872-4637
scorer.                                                                                       Sunday School 9:45 a.m.                                   Worship 11:00 a.m.                               Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
   Seven years later, the results of        In the 1970’s, however, Cass City                 Worship Service 11:00 a.m.                                Midweek Bible Studies                            Worship 11:00 a.m.
countless hours scouring 7 different      experience a resurgence in basketball.              Evening Service 6:00 p.m.                                 Biblical Counseling                              2nd & 4th Sunday Evening 6:00 p.m.
publications, mostly over the internet,   Some of the highlights of this decade               Wednesday Pray/Bible Study & Youth Group 7:00 p.m.        Pastor: Rev. Todd R. Gould                       Wed. (Family Training Hour) 7:00 p.m.
the result is a handsome coffee table     include the first district title (1973) in          Pastor - Chuck Carr                                                                                        Pastor: Steve Totten
book filled with year-by-year and         14 years, the first regional crown                  Transportation available                                  First Baptist Church
decade-by-decade statistics, photos,      (1974) in 30 years, and the first                                                                             (Independent, Fundamental)                       Novesta Church of Christ
individual and team records, and          Thumb B Conference championship                     Cass City Church of Christ                                Barrier Free                                     2896 N. Cemetery Rd., Cass City, MI 48726
golden memories.                          (1977) in 18 years. Additionally, from              6743 E. Main St., Cass City, MI 48726                     6420 Houghton St., Cass City, MI 48726           872-3658 or 872-1195
   The main purpose of writing the        1970-2001 the Red Hawks won a                       Contacts 872-2367 or 872-3136                             989-872-3155                                     Bible School 9:30 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.
126-page book was to produce the          total of 9 conference championships,                Worship Service Sunday 11:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.             Sunday School All Ages 9:45 a.m.                 Worship Service 9:30 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.
most accurate and informative re-         11 district titles, and 3 regional ban-             Bible Study Sunday 10:00 a.m. & Wednesday 7:00 p.m.       Sunday Morning Worship Service 11:00 a.m.        Youth Group & Sunday Evening
source as possible on Cass City Red       ners. Morley believes the success of                                                                          Sunday Evening Service 6:30 p.m.                  Services 6:00 p.m.
Hawk basketball from 1950-2001.           the Red Hawk cage teams was due for                 Cass City Church of the Nazarene                          Wednesday                                        Youth Minister: Brad Speirs
Appropriately, the book starts in the     the most part to talented athletes,                 6538 Third St., Cass City, MI 48726                         Prayer Meeting & Bible Study 7:00 p.m.         Visit our website at: www.novestachurch.org
so called “Glory Years” in sports for     good overall height, and good coach-                872-2604 or (989) 912-2077
Cass City, the 1950’s, according to       ing continuity (only 4 coaches during                                                                           AWANA Clubs 6:45 p.m. During School Year
                                                                                              Sunday School 10:00 a.m.                                  Thursday Teen Club 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.         Potter’s House
Morley. From 1950-59, the                 this span). Most notable was                        Worship Service 11:00 a.m.                                                                                 Christian Fellowship Church
Red Hawks won 2 Upper Thumb               Ron Nurnberger (1951-91), whose                                                                               Pastor: David G. Hill
                                                                                              Wed. Prayer & Bible Study                                 Website: www.fbccc.us                            Corner of 6th and Leach, Cass City, MI 48726
League championships, 5 Thumb B           teams won 6 conference champi-
                                                                                               & Children’s Activities 6:00 p.m.                                                                         872-5186
championships, and 7 Class B district     onships, 6 district titles and one re-
titles. Although never winning a re-      gional crown.                                       Rev. Judy A. Esckilsen                                    First Presbyterian Church                        Thursday Evening 7:00 p.m.
gional championship, this decade pro-       Perhaps the most revealing discov-                                                                          Barrier Free                                     Sunday Worship 11:00 a.m.
                                                                                              Cass City Missionary Church                               6505 Church St., Cass City, MI 48726             Pastor: F. Robert Tucker
                                          ery in the book, however, concerns                  4449 Koepfgen Rd., Cass City, MI 48726
                                          1953 Red Hawk grad Tim Burton.                                                                                872-5400
                                            Burton led the Red Hawks to unde-                 989-872-2729                                              Sunday School - Sept.-May 10:45 a.m.             St. Pancratius Catholic Church
                                          feated conference records in 1952 as                Sunday School 9:45 a.m.                                   Worship Service 10:45 a.m.                       4292 S. Seeger St., Cass City, MI 48726
                                          a junior with a 19.5 points per game                Worship Service 11:00 a.m.                                Pastor: Dave Blackburn                           872-3336
                                          scoring average and again in 1953 as                Sunday Evening Service & Youth Group 6:30 p.m.                                                             Saturday Liturgy 5:30 p.m.
                                          a senior, averaging 27 points per                   Wednesday Family Night 6:30 p.m.                          Fraser Presbyterian Church                       Sunday Liturgy 9:00 a.m.
                                          game. His average in back-to-back                   Pastor - Bob Sweeney                                      3006 Huron Line Rd., Cass City, MI 48726         Pastoral Administrator:
                                          junior and senior seasons is an all-                www.casscitymc.org                                        872-5400                                         Sr. Maria Dina Puddu MC
                                          time high for Cass City. During Bur-                                                                          Sunday School - Sept.-May 10:30 a.m.
                                          ton’s 3-year Red Hawk career,                       Cass City United Methodist Church                         Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
                                          Morley found he had tallied 1,156                   5100 N. Cemetery Rd.,                                     Pastor: Dave Blackburn
                                          points, making him Cass City’s third
                                          all-time career scoring leader, a fete
                                          that as of today, has not been recog-
                                                                                              P.O. Box 125, Cass City, MI 48726
                                                                                              872-3422                                                  Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
                                                                                                                                                        6820 E. Main St., Cass City, MI 48726
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Visitors
                                          nized on the school’s list of 1,000+                Worship: 11:00 a.m.
                                          career point producers.
                                           As a bonus, also included in the book
                                                                                               (Summer 9:30 a.m.)
                                                                                              Sunday School - Sept.-May 9:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                        872-2770
                                                                                                                                                        Worship Service 9:30 a.m.                    always welcomed .....
                                                                                                                                                        Bible Class & Sunday School 10:45 a.m.
                                          is a special section honoring the 1935
                                          and 1944 Red Hawk teams that ad-
                                                                                              Community Dinner - Monthly (2nd Wed. at noon)
                                                                                              Pastor: Rev. Paul G. Donelson                             Pastor: Michael Boyer                        Please join us today
                                          vanced to the Class C state final
                                          game.
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                                                                                      Hawk soccer team
                                                                                      shows improvement
                                                                                      in pair of setbacks
                                                                                        The Cass City soccer team will be            overtime and the hard fought game
                                                                                      looking to avenge a recent loss to Elk-        could have gone either way. But with
                                                                                      ton-Pigeon-Bay Port Thursday when              3 minutes showing on the clock, Noah
                                                                                      the Lakers visit for the Red Hawks’            Auger scored his second goal on an
                                                                                      home finale.                                   assist from David Fucinari producing
                                                                                       Asst. Coach Ray Ferris believes the           the 2-1 final.
                                                                                      Red Hawks will be up for the chal-                On Thursday, Cass City’s defense
                                                                                      lenge.                                         dictated the action against the Tigers
                                                                                       Despite a 0-1-1 record in last week’s         as the 2 teams played to a 1-1 tie in
                                                                                      home games against Greater Thumb               non-conference action.
                                                                                      West foe Bad Axe and visiting Caro,              “You can see the confidence build-
                                                                                      Ferris said that the Red Hawks are             ing and the Hawks are starting to be-
                                                                                      coming of age.                                 lieve,” Ferris said.
                                                                                        “Good things are starting to happen            Caro got on the scoreboard first on a
                                                                                      for the Hawk soccer program. Last              corner kick that was head butted into
                                                                                      week was a great example of the                the back of the goal.
                                                                                      ‘don’t quit’ attitude that these young           Cass City never backed down, ac-
                                                                                      men have,” Ferris said.                        cording to Ferris, and continued to
                                                                                         On Tuesday, Ferris reported the             apply pressure. With about 15 min-
                                                                                      Hawk defense held the heavily fa-              utes left in the half, Robby Simpson
                                                                                      vored Hatchets to only one goal in the         took the ball to the corner and crossed
                                                                                      first half, but surrendered 2-1 after          it as Nick Brown crashed the net, tak-
                                                                                      forcing overtime in the GTW thriller.          ing the ball out of mid air and landing
                                                                                        Part of the Hawks’ strong defensive          it in the goal for the game’s final
                                                                                      effort can be attributed to switching          point.
                                                                                      Jalen Ferris, the team’s leading scorer,         Ferris said the Hawks’ defensive ef-    CASS CITY’S Jessa Prieskorn (left) and Ashley
                                                                                      from a forward position into the de-           fort was anchored by Chris Vo-
                                                                                      fensive line, a move the senior will-          gelpohl, Ferris and Chris Hool and        Potts battle with Hatchet cross county runner Cas-
                                                                                      ingly made to better the team.                 allowed opportunities for others on       sandra Hanson during Saturday’s Harbor Beach In-
CASS CITY’S Michael Vogelpohl (20) fights to ad-                                        Zach McCreedy made the most of               the attacking end.
                                                                                      Ferris’ absence on the offensive attack          “First year players Channing Lan-       vitational.
vance the ball through a pair of Caro defenders                                       and drew the Hawks even with their             genburg and Zach McCreedy have
Thursday in non-conference play.                                                      guests with about 15 minutes remain-
                                                                                      ing on a goal assisted by Nick Brown.
                                                                                                                                     brought an aggressive attitude to the
                                                                                                                                     midfield, which allowed opportunities     Cass City runners to host
                                                                                      The score remained for the rest of the         to move the ball. Nick Brown and
                                                                                      regulation match, forcing a 15-minute
                                                                                      extra session.
                                                                                                                                     Jared Weidman showed the ball con-
                                                                                                                                     trol necessary to progress down the
                                                                                                                                                                               own invitational Saturday
                                                                                                                                                                                 The first of 2 opportunities to catch      Leah O’Connor, Croswell-Lexing-
                                                                                        Both teams had their chances in the          field,” Ferris said.
                                                                                                                                                                               the Red Hawk cross county teams in        ton, was the female medalist with a
                                                                                                                                                                               action on their home course arrives       time of 18:38.

                                                                                                          Chip Shots                                                           Saturday with the running of the Cass
                                                                                                                                                                               City Invitational in the recreational
                                                                                                                                                                               park.
                                                                                                                                                                                 There Coach Dennis Meck will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             “I’m very impressed with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         progress that the girls are making as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         their times continue to come down.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Jessa Prieskorn and Ashley Potts con-
                                                                                             Fall 2-Man Golf League                  St. Louis/Krause                    57    looking for a top 10 finish from his      tinue to finish among the top runners
                                                                                                   as of Sept. 29                    Wallace/Peters                      47    Red Hawk runners at their own invite,     in the state,” Meck said.
                                                                                                                                     Pobanz/Smithson                     33    something neither team accomplished         In the boys’ field, Freeland edged out
                                                                                            EARLY DIVISION - A                                                                 over the weekend at the Harbor Beach      Croswell-Lexington for top honors on
                                                                                      Veggian/Young                          67         Individual Medallist:                  Invitational.                             the day 71-84, while Yale finished
                                                                                      Craig/Knight                           65 Fox                                      39      Caro finished first among the girls’    next with 112 points, followed by Al-
                                                                                      Davis/Tate                             58           Team Medallists:                     field Saturday with 52 points, while      mont, 121, Armanda, 157, Caro, 164,
                                                                                      Zdrojewski/Robinson                    55 St. Louis/Fox                            86    Marine City finished as the runner-up     Reese, 230, Bad Axe, 245, Ubly, 268,
                                                                                      Caister/Hendrick                       46                                                with 87 and Croswell-Lexington            and Marlette, 27, complete the top 10
                                                                                      Hempton/Patnaude                       39           LATE DIVISION                        placed a distant third with 135.          team places.
                                                                                                                                Krol/LeValley                            65    Rounding out the top 10 team finish-       The Red Hawks, who didn’t field the
                                                                                              Individual Medallist:             Warner/LaMarr                            60    ers were Yale, 139, Freeland, 156,        5 runners necessary for the team
                                                                                      Tate                                   40 Bitzer/Curtis                            60    Bad Axe, 197, Armada, 213, Almont,        standings, had Mike Potrykus (20:31)
                                                                                              Team Medallists:                  Langley/London                           59    227, Vassar, 230, and host Harbor         place 127 individually, while Thomas
                                                                                      Davis/Tate                             88 Lowe/Ware                                55    Beach, 272. Cass City placed 11th in      LeValley (21:03), Alex Zaleski
                                                                                      Zdrojewski/Robinson                    88 Lowman/Tschirhart                        50    the team standings with 292 points.       (21:54) and Trever Brown (22:19)
                                                                                                                                Hobbs/Phelps                             47      Sophomore Jessa Prieskorn paced         placed 151, 170 and 175, respectively.
                                                                                           EARLY DIVISION - B                   Corey/Paul Ulfig                         37    the Lady Red Hawks on the afternoon         “Although the boys have some woes
                                                                                      Berwick/Greenlee                       80                                                with a time of 20:41, crossing the fin-   with illness and injuries, they have
                                                                                      Henn/Iwankovitsch                      66        Individual Medallists:                  ish line in 11th place individually.      put in valiant efforts the last few
                                                                                                                                Bitzer                                   38    Cass City also received a 21st place      meets. Mike Potrykus has been run-
                                                                                                                                C. Ulfig                                 38    effort from Ashley Potts (21:18),         ning especially well for us,” said
                                                                                                                                          Team Medallists:                     while Becca Leslie (22:57) was the        Meck.
                                                                                         BOWLING                                Lowe/Ware                                83    56th finisher and Haley Wynn (25:40)
                                                                                                                                                                               finished in the 132nd spot.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Yale’s James Fisher was the meet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         medalist with a time of 16:12.

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                                                         VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP

                                                      Red Hawks bow in
                                                      pair of GTW tilts
                                                        Judging by the results of Saturday’s      ley Peters, 6 digs; and Liz Lintner, 4
                                                      Freeland Invitational volleyball tour-      digs.
                                                      nament, the Cass City spikers appear
                                                      poised to collect their second Greater                 GTW ACTION
                                                      Thumb West win on the season
                                                      Thursday when Unionville-Sebe-               Cass City gave host Bad Axe all they
                                                      waing visits the high school gym.           could handle Thursday before bowing
                                                        Despite finishing with a 2-6 record       in an exciting 5-game GTW outing.
                                                      over the weekend, the Red Hawks               The scores on the night were 25-17,
                                                      were able to nip the Patriots 21-12         20-25, 25-19, 10-25 and 15-5. With
                                                      and 25-22 in pool play, much to the         the win the Hatchets even their con-
                                                      delight of Coach Vanessa Sutton.            ference mark at 3-3, while the Red
                                                         However, the Red Hawks’ non-             Hawks slip to 1-5.
                                                      league opponents in Freeland in-              “The girl’s played really well, it was
                                                      cluded perennial powers Freeland,           an exciting game. I think the adrena-
                                                      New Lothrup and Frankenmuth, who            line made us too jumpy in the 5th
                                                      each recorded straight game deci-           game. Overall I was very happy with
                                                      sions.                                      how they played,” Sutton said.
                                                       The hosts earned victories of 25-18,         Clifton recorded 4 kills, 1 ace and 5
                                                      25-15 over the Red Hawks to start           digs to pace the visitors, while
                                                      play on the day, while New Lothrup          Ashleigh Moore had 4 kills, 8 blocks;
                                                      toppled Cass City 28-26, 25-16, and         Caitlin Reed, 2 kills, 4 blocks, 1 dig;
                                                      the Eagles ended the Red Hawks’ day         Carley Hendrick, 1 kill, 1 assist, 3
                                                      with wins of 25-6 and 25-17.                digs; Logan Rowell, 5 kills, 1 dig;
                                                                                                                                             CASS CITY’S Alex Varney uses a block from Bran-
                                                        Individually for Cass City, Amanda        Megan Zawilinski, 15 kills, 14 digs;       don Stine during Friday’s Greater Thumb West tilt
                                                      Clifton had 4 kills, 1 ace, 5 digs; Ash-    Stephanie Leeson, 2 kills, 16 assists,
THE FIRST successful hunter to share his buck with    leigh Moore, 3 kills, 6 blocks; Caitlin     7 digs; McKenzie Parrish, 2 kills 1        with host Reese. The Red Hawks committed 7
the Chronicle readers for the 2009 archery season     Reed, 1 kill, 1 block, 1 assist, 1 ace, 4   ace, 22 digs; Hayley Peters, 2 digs;       turnovers, bowing 42-7 to the Rockets.
                                                      digs; Carley Hendrick, 6 kills, 1 as-       and Liz Lintner, 2 digs.
was Kingston area resident Scott Bostian. He bagged   sist, 6 digs; Logan Rowell, 16 kills, 1
                                                      block, 1 assist, 1 ace, 4 digs; Megan         Earlier in the week, on Tuesday,
this 9-point brute opening evening while hunting on
private property near Deford.
                                                      Zawilinski, 13 kills, 15 digs; Shannon
                                                      Stec, 1 kill; Stephanie Leeson, 2 kills,
                                                                                                  Cass City traveled to face Vassar and
                                                                                                  suffered defeat in straight games by
                                                                                                                                             Hawks GTW showdown in
                                                      37 assists, 3 aces, 6 digs; McKenzie        the scores of 25-22, 25-14 and 25-16
                                                      Parrish, 2 kills, 5 aces, 35 digs; Hay-     in conference play.                        Reese turns into snoozer
                                                                                                                                          It can be hard for any team to over-               On the night, a balanced attack from
                                                      Bulldogs win marathon                                                              come a turnover at a critical time; it’s
                                                                                                                                         not realistic to think that the Cass City
                                                                                                                                         Red Hawk football team could
                                                                                                                                                                                             Reese had 4 players with over 80
                                                                                                                                                                                             yards rushing.
                                                                                                                                                                                               The Rocket defense initchaed the

                                                      NCTL volleyball match                                                              bounce back from 7 miscues Friday
                                                                                                                                         against Reese during a Greater
                                                                                                                                         Thumb West showdown that turned
                                                                                                                                                                                             beat down on/of the Hawks, forcing 4
                                                                                                                                                                                             fumbles and swiping 3 passes.

                                                                                                                                         snoozer.                                             With the loss, Cass City slips to 3-3
                                                        A marathon North Central Thumb            tie-breaker game where the hosts         The Rockets racked up 531 total                   on the year entering Friday’s must-
                                                      League volleyball match last Tuesday        came out on top, 16-14.                yards, 494 on the ground, as the hosts              win game against homecoming guest
                                                      saw Owen-Gage nip Port Hope dur-                                                   cruised to a one-sided 42-7 decision.               Bay City All Saints.


                                                                                                                                                  Schnee ber ger’ s
                                                                                                                                                    hneeber
                                                                                                                                                  Schneeberger’s
                                                      ing an exciting 5-game match in               Christy Schmidt led the Bulldogs
                                                      Owendale.                                   with 18 kills, 12 aces and 2 blocks,
                                                        The Bulldogs recorded a pair of           while Amanda Muntz added 13 kills,
                                                      identical 25-23 victories over the          4 aces, 3 blocks and 3 digs; Amanda
                                                      Bluestars in games 1 and 3, but the
                                                      decisions were sandwiched between a
                                                                                                  Woodruff, 6 aces and 3 digs; Kayla
                                                                                                  Montreuil, 5 kills and 5 assists; Lau-             ATHLETE of the WEEK
                                                      25-21 setback in game 2. The visitors       ren Mandich, 11 assists; and Marissa
                                                      then forced a deciding 5th game with        Woodruff, 3 assists.                                                                         Cass City sophomore
THUMB AREA teen Mitchell Langlois, 16, took this      an extended 30-28 win in game 4.              For the Bluestars, Allyson Koglin                                                        Jessa Prieskorn is this
                                                       The 2 teams also needed extra points       had 10 kills, while Kayla Gust added
nice 8-point buck during the 2009 Youth Hunt while    to determine the outcome during the         9 assists.
                                                                                                                                                                                             week’s recipient of
                                                                                                                                                                                             Schneeberger’s Athlete
hunting with a bow in Tuscola County.
                                                                                                                                                                                             of the week honor.
                                                                                                                                                                                               The Red Hawk cross
                                                      Harp leads Owen-Gage                                                                                                                   country star continued to
                                                                                                                                                                                             show she is one of the
                                                      in win over Flint’s MSD                                                                                                                top runners in the Thumb
                                                                                                                                                                                             Saturday, placing 11th
                                                        Owen-Gage struck for 38 first quar-       pound, sophomore responded with                                                            individually at the Har-
                                                      ter points Thursday en route to a 69-       117 rushing yards on 14 totes.
                                                      20 victory over Flint’s Michigan                                       Harp, who                                                       bor Beach Invitational
                                                      School for the Deaf (MSD) as the                                     was       re-                                                     that featured over 280
                                                      Bulldogs won for the third straight                                  warded after                                                      runners from all parts of
                                                      time in convincing fashion.                                          the    game
                                                       As usual, senior Nick Zaleski led the                               with        a                                                     the state.
                                                      Bulldogs with 155 rushing yards on                                   Gatorade                                                            Jessa, who posted a
                                                      just 5 carries, but it was sophomore                                 shower by
                                                      Mike Harp who stole the show.                                        his team-                                                         time of 20:41, is the
                                                        Zaleski took the opening kickoff 76                                mates, tal-                                                       daughter of Dawn and
                                                      yards to account for the Bulldog’s                                   lied        3
                                                      opening score and then added first                                   touchdowns                                                        Matt Prieskorn.
                                                      quarter scores on quarterback Hunter                                 and a pair of            Jessa Prieskorn
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TYLER SAMONS, Cass City, 15, harvested this 6-
point buck in Sanilac County during the 2009 Youth
Hunt.




                                                      Varsity
                                                      Football
                                                                                                     Clarke                    Tom                      Tina                            Doug                             Leroy
                                                                                                     Haire                  Montgomery                  Pallas                          Hyatt                           Beecher

                                                      Friday, October 9
                                                      Reese at Lakers                        Lakers                      Reese                   Lakers                         Lakers                           Lakers
                                                      BCAS at Cass City                      Cass City                   Cass City               Cass City                      Cass City                        Cass City
                                                      Vassar at USA                          Vassar                      Vassar                  Vassar                         Vassar                           Vassar
                                                      Brown City at Ubly                     Ubly                        Ubly                    Ubly                           Ubly                             Ubly
                                                      Deckerville at Marlette                Deckerville                 Marlette                Marlette                       Marlette                         Deckerville
                                                      Harbor Beach at Sandusky               Sandusky                    Sandusky                Sandusky                       Sandusky                         Sandusky
                                                      Kingston at North Huron                North Huron                 North Huron             North Huron                    North Huron                      North Huron
                                                      Mayville at Bad Axe                    Bad Axe                     Bad Axe                 Bad Axe                        Bad Axe                          Mayville
                                                      Dryden at Hale                         Dryden                      Dryden                  Dryden                         Hale                             Dryden
                                                      Peck at Arenac Eastern                 Peck                        Peck                    Peck                           Peck                             Arenac Eastern
                                                      A-Fairgrove at Owen-Gage               Owen-Gage                   Owen-Gage               Owen-Gage                      Owen-Gage                        Owen-Gage
HANNAH HULBURT, Cass City 13-year-old, har-
                                                      Caro at Millington                     Millington                  Millington              Millington                     Millington                       Caro
vested this 6-point buck during the 2009 Youth Hunt
on the family farm while hunting with her father,     LAST WEEK’S RESULTS                    8-4                         9-3                     10-2                           9-3                              10-2
                                                      SEASON’S RESULTS                       49-22 (69%)                 47-24 (66%)             52-19 (73%)                    44-27 (62%)                      48-23 (68%)
Jason.
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Cass City Red Hawk Homecoming 2009
       Kickoff at 7:00 p.m. ~ October 9, 2009 ~ vs. BCAS




THE 2009 CASS CITY homecoming king and queen candidates are: (front, l-         CASS CITY’S 2009 homecoming court representatives are: (front, l-r) for-
r) Elise Nicol, Megan Zawilinski, Emily Martin, Amanda Kaake, Jenna Sat-        eign exchange student Cansu Cabucak, Stephanie Heckroth, Tessa Kus,
telberg (back) Jordan Papp, Eli Kelley, Kyle Pine, Keegan Hagen and TJ          Hayley Peters (back) Cody Orban, James Merchant and Mitch O’Dell.
Marker.




MEMBERS OF THE 2009 Cass City Red Hawk varsity football squad are: (front, l-r) Head Coach Scott Cuthrell, Austin Osentoski, Travis Myers, Jordan
Papp, Nick Adkins, Alex Varney, Joseph Schotter, Justin Ketterer, Alex Zaleski, Tyler Nicholas, Eric Reif, Coach Andy Gray (back) Coach Josh Stern, Mitch
O'Dell, Brandon Stine, Kyle Pine, Dean Rabideau, Nick Shantz, Cameron Dunnuck, Morgan Erla, Jalen Ferris, Jeff Leslie, Guy Somerville, Joshua Jensen,
Coach Nick Moyer and Coach Chris Landrith.
CASS CITY, MICHIGAN                                                                            CASS CITY CHRONICLE - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009                                                                                            PAGE NINE

                                                                                    Fire department anniversary
                                   Red Hawk                                             Continued from page one.              creased significantly, courtesy of
                                                                                                                              tougher state regulations adopted over
                                  News & Views                                      the township in 1948.
                                                                                      The earliest source of water to fight
                                                                                                                              the years.
                                                                                                                                “There wasn’t much training (years
                                  Cass City Public Schools                          fires back then were open wells           ago). Basically, if you were dumb
                                      by Paige Lester                               placed every 2 blocks throughout          enough to go into a burning building,
                                                                                    town — before the age of water mains      you could join the fire department,”
                                                                                    and fire hydrants. From these wells       joked Pawloski, who noted today’s
 In 1911, 2 schools set out to show off their school spirit.                        the water was pumped by hand.             volunteers have a minimum 200
 In those days, the Missouri Tigers and Kansas Jayhawks were known to have            While the department has always         hours of training under their belts.
                                                                                    been manned by volunteers, former           “Ever since I’ve been on, I would
one of the biggest football rivalries known to colleges. To get their schools
pumped up about football and school spirit during that autumn almost 100            Fire Chief Jerome Root Jr., referred to
                                                                                    them as professionals, not amateurs,
                                                                                                                              consider the fire personnel...fire pro-
                                                                                                                              fessionals because of the training and
                                                                                                                                                                            A son. A student. A friend.
years ago, they invited alumni young and old to return to their alma mater, to                                                                                                         by the Student Body of Cass City High School
show support for their school and to once again join together as one body.          in a Cass City centennial booklet, ac-    the knowledge that they have, and the
 Today, thousands of schools across the nation follow their tradition.              cording to the historical society book.   awareness. They’ve become more               One single seed, sown deep in rich soil, patiently waits for its moment.
  This tradition is known as homecoming. Homecoming, a celebration that             “Their training, experience and dedi-     aware of the dangers out there,”                                    Absorbing water and nutrients, it cannot seem to
has become a long time school spirit tradition, demonstrates just how many          cation (were) cited for this accurate     Pawloski said. He added his depart-                                  get quite enough. There is something missing. In
people support our school’s football team. The excitement of this celebration       judgment. The earlier firemen of          ment, which currently has about 2                                    strolls a kind heart, coming to tend to the precious
spreads to football players and students alike. While many people pass off          1884, although certainly less well        dozen volunteers, has also shared that                               plants.
other games in the season, they go to homecoming.                                   trained and experienced, were, in an      knowledge with the community, espe-                                    Gazing through the window pane, you see a
                                                                                    earlier History of Cass City (publica-    cially with youngsters via fire safety                               small, friendly smile. The smile is glowing hap-
 And for these people who are willing to come home, the high school puts on         tion), ‘proud of their skill and zeal,’   education programs.                                                  piness onto those surrounding. Soon the room is
quite the celebration. All week students show their spirit by dressing a little     and felt the department at the time         The chief believes that’s one of the                               radiating, each person infected by one soul’s joy.
out of the ordinary according to the guidelines the spirit week committee sets.     was ‘second to none’.”                    reasons he’s seen a steady decrease in                               The seed is suddenly filled with warmth. Nothing
  This year you will find students dressed as the opposite sex, paired with          That feeling hasn’t changed over the     the number of fire runs over the years.                              is missing, everything is whole again, and growth
someone for twin day, just rolled out of bed for pajama day, and a blast from       years for a number of reasons, judg-        He’s also a firm believer in the idea                              now begins. Streaming from one soul’s affection,
the past for decade day.                                                            ing by the comments of current Elk-       that today’s volunteer fire fighters are                             a single seed has new life.
  The week ends with students putting on their best maroon and white and            land Township Fire Chief Ron              every bit as dedicated and willing to                                 In the hallowed halls of Cass City High, Corey
gathering in the gym for a pep assembly to rally up the students for the game.      Pawloski, who will close the books on     risk their own safety for others as         Sanders is the warmth so many are missing. Corey would walk through
 The festivities continue after school, with a parade showing off the marching      a 36-year career with the fire depart-    their predecessors.                         those halls at a brisk pace, but greeting everyone he passed with a grin.
band, candidates, and the floats each grade has labored over.                       ment — including the past 12 years as       “Number one, they have to have the        Caringly watering every plant, whether green or turning slighting brown,
 Jenna Sattleberg, a homecoming queen candidate commented, “I am excited            chief — at the end of this year.          gumption to want to protect their           was a daily must for Corey. The tenderness of his soul was the ultimate
for homecoming; I really want to beat the underclassmen in float making.”            Start with today’s department, which     community. They want to help out            nutrient of his classmates. It should be no surprise that he was a dedicated
  Emily Martin, another homecoming queen candidate, added, “The best part           boasts some of the best equipment         their community. They want to pro-          keeper for the school greenhouse.
of homecoming is that the people actually do come home. They come out of            around — a pair of pumpers, a tanker,     tect people and they want to save             As the Homecoming 2009 celebration is underway, we remember and
the woodwork, and then it’s more than the court, the ceremonies, or the game,       rescue van and grass rig. Personal        lives,” Pawloski said. “Ultimately,         honor that kind heart that planted so many seeds within us. The student
it’s about looking into the crowd and seeing people you haven’t seen in a           gear has also improved, from old          they want to save lives.                    council of CCHS has announced that the ceremonies this year have been
while.”                                                                             Army respirators to the modern Scott       “The ultimate reward,” he added, “is       dedicated in his name. Corey Sanders is, was, and always will be smiling
                                                                                    air packs.                                you feel better about yourself. You         through the halls.
  It seems that the true meaning of all these activities really is these people       Training requirements have also in-     did something.”
who do come home and the support they show for their school. It proves to
current students and football players alike that people are behind them.
 And it is this support that gets the football players excited to play. Kyle Mid-
daugh, a member of the JV football team, expressed excitement for home-
                                                                                    School loses 63 more students
coming and commented, “If I was on the varsity team, all the fans there would           Continued from page one.              a reduction in services, which a small
really get me playing my best.”                                                                                               district can ill afford...or we could be
  Every year with homecoming comes a parade, an election, an assembly, a            ing. His latest comments came Fri-        put in a position where we could be
spirit week and, of course, a football game. These are activities many antici-      day, 2 days after the House passed a      looking at a bill-back situation.
pate every autumn season, but what is more important is that when homecom-          “continuation budget” to keep the           “I think the other concern we have
ing is all said and done, people are able to walk away feeling the great sense      government operating past the dead-       is we could see some added deduc-
of community and support a football game can bring to a school.                     line to balance the budget. Even then,
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 PG FAMILY FUN!                                                                     the deadline, and I am angry that         pendent on a funding process that re-       Over 20 Different Varieties
                                                                                                                                                                          Over
                                                                                    Michigan had to suffer another black
                                                                                    eye like we did in 2007; however, I
                                                                                                                              lies on a healthy economy, Compton
                                                                                                                              said.                                        & Homemade Sausage
                                                                                    am thankful that we were able to avert      “Banking on the economy to turn                   HOURS: Oct. 1 to Dec. 31
             ALL EVENINGS 7:30 ONLY                                                 a prolonged government shutdown           around — hoping sales tax revenue is
                                                                                                                              going to start pumping into the econ-              Monday-Friday 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
              NO MONDAY & TUESDAY                                                   that would have been disastrous to
                                                                                    our residents and our economy,”           omy — in the next 12 months isn’t a                Saturday      9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
         CHILDREN $3.00 - TEEN/ADULTS $4.50                                         Brown said.                               good bet,” he said.                                Sunday        By appointment
                                                                                      Legislators have passed 14 out of the    At the same time, the state is talking        Rest of year by appointment only.
                                                                                    15 budgets that make up the overall       about another funding cut of $500 or
                                                                                    state spending plan, according to         more per student next year, com-
                                                                                    Brown.                                    mented Ubly Community Schools
                                                                                       “The final budget — school aid —       Supt. Rocky Aldrich, who indicated
                                                                                    remains the most difficult because it     he’s been busy reviewing expenses
                                                                                    contains potential cuts that will di-     and options that could save his district
   SOON: “CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS”                                        rectly affect our children’s education.   money. “Currently, I’m looking at
            AMERICA’S #1 ANIMATED HIT                                               Wednesday night, I voted against a        every line item in the budget, just ba-
                                                                                    $218 per-pupil cut, a move that would     sically being financially responsible,”
                                                                                    have devastated our local schools’        he said.
                                                                                    ability to prepare our children to com-     “I honestly believe a storm’s on the
                                                                                    pete for 21st century jobs.               way, so we’re batting down the
                                                                                      If approved, slashing school funding    hatches (and) trying to be prepared.”
                                                                                    by $218 would cost Cass City Public
                                                                                    Schools $275,805. Caro Community
                                                                                    Schools would lose $428,448, while
                                                                                    Kingston Community Schools would
                                                                                                                              The Rawson
                                                                                    lose $140,377, Ubly Community
                                                                                    Schools, $176,935, and Owen-Gage,         Foundation
                                                                                    $47,149.
                                                                                                                              marks 50 years
                                                                                         “IT’S FRUSTRATING”
                                                                                                                                   Continued from page one.
                                                                                      Area school officials, meanwhile,
                                                                                    can do little more than wait for Lans-    Hills and Dales General Hospital, and
                                                                                    ing to act. There isn’t a point in con-   Methodist World Missions.
                                                                                    vening a school board’s finance or          A major project over the years has
                                                                                    budget committee meeting to deal          been sponsorship of impoverished
                                                                                    with funding cuts until you know          children worldwide through the
                                                                                    what they’re going to be, Wilson          Christian Children’s Fund, now
                                                                                    pointed out.                              known as simply as the Child Fund.
                                                                                      “It’s just so frustrating,” he said,      “The foundation has sponsored 7 or
                                                                                    adding school officials do know that      8 kids a year, and this goes way
                                                                                    legislators already plan to cut Early     back,” Derfiny said. “We spend, in
                                                                                    Childhood (4-year-old) program            recent years, about $1,800 to sponsor
                                                                                    funding in half, which will cost Cass     7 kids.”
                                                                                    City Public Schools $40,000, and in-        The amount of money the founda-
                                                                                    termediate school district (ISD) fund-    tion contributes each year varies, ac-
                                                                                    ing may be slashed by 44 percent.         cording to Derfiny, who said the
                                                                                      That means ISD assistance in the        Rawson’s generosity should continue
                                                                                    areas of general education such as        to help others for years into the future.
                                                                                    curriculum and compliance issues,           “The finances are strong, in spite of
                                                                                    along with special education and vo-      the economy,” he said. “The plans are
                                                                                    cational education, are at risk, Comp-    to continue with the focus as it has
                                                                                    ton said. “So we’re looking at either     been over the years, with the presen-
                                                                                                                              tation of the scholarships and the
                                                                                                                              sponsorships through the Child
    NOTICE TO VILLAGE RESIDENTS                                                                                               Fund.”

                      Fall Yard Waste Management
  The Village will begin picking up leaves on Thursday, October 15, 2009, Monday through Friday.                              College night
  Please rake leaves in windrows out to the curb and gutter area on curbed streets and to the shoulder
  of the street on non-curbed streets.                                                                                        set in Bad Axe
                                                                                                                                Bad Axe High School will be host-
                    Leaves are NOT to be placed in plastic garbage bags.                                                      ing the Huron County College Night
                      Grass clippings are NOT collected by the Village.                                                       Program Tuesday, Oct. 13.
     No sticks, branches or grass clippings should be mixed in with the leaves at the curb.                                     The evening will begin with a gen-
                                                                                                                              eral session in the gym at 6:30 p.m.
  Richfield Management will continue to pick up the compost containers through the end of November.                           for announcements, directions and
  Please place grass clippings in these containers along with any other yard waste items.                                     other information. It is important that
                                                                                                                              students and parents attend the open-
                                                                                                                              ing session to receive directions and
  During the Fall Yard Waste Management, large limbs and brush which are too big to be placed in the                          updated information.
  containers will be picked up by the Village crew on Fridays. Please call by Wednesday for pick up.                           All area high school students consid-
  Brush and limbs should be no longer than 4’ lengths, placed neatly at the curb with limbs parallel to                       ering college are welcome to attend.
  the street.                                                                                                                 Parents are also encouraged to ac-
                                                                                        Nanette Walsh                         company their student. There will be
                                                                                                                              no better opportunity to gather infor-
                                                                                         Village Clerk                        mation from so many college and uni-
                                                                                  Village of Cass City                        versity resource people.
                                                                                            872-2911                            For more information, call (989)
                                                                                                                              269-9593.
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OWEN-GAGE BULLDOGS
                         2009 Homecoming
Friday, October 9, 2009                                                                               vs. Akron-Fairgrove




THE OWEN-GAGE 2009 Homecoming king and queen candidates include sen-            THE OWEN-GAGE 2009 Homecoming Court includes underclassmen: (front,
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Quick (back) Devin Prich, Nick Zaleski and Ryan Francis. Missing is Jake        Montreuil, Megan Lester (back) Mitchel LaPratt, Eric Montreuil, Mike Harp,
Green.                                                                          Mike Parks, Mike Mandich and Andrew Fahrner.




    #32 Nick Zaleski          #33 Ryan Cavey           #62 Ryan Francis            #77 Jordan Sprague          #30 Megan McLaren          #12 Hunter Champagne
         Senior                   Senior                    Senior                       Senior                      Junior                    Sophomore




   #16 Cole Denhoff           #17 Mike Harp          #10 Tommy Kennedy            #11 Andrew Farnher             #22 Danny Jeffery                #50 Jordan Kain
      Sophomore                 Sophomore                 Freshman                     Freshman                      Freshman                        Freshman




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                                             Freshman                                                Freshman
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                                                                                                                                       Frank Bellew                    James; children: Ruthann (Dale)          itary, often entertaining his family
                                                                                                                                                                       Miller, Dorie (John) Brinker, Lonnie     with slide shows and stories of his
                                                                                                                                Frank “Ernie” Bellew, 78, of Cass      Brown, James T. Jr. (Linda) Brown,       days in Korea. Leigh was a member
                                                                                                                               City, passed away Thursday, Oct. 1,     and Betty (Gary) Marston, all of         of the William Moore VFW Post
                                                                                                                               2009 at Covenant Healthcare, Sagi-      Snover; brothers: Glen Churchill Jr.     6754 in Spruce. Leigh owned a farm
Best education won’t beat common sense                                                                                         naw.
                                                                                                                                He was born June 3, 1931 in Detroit.
                                                                                                                                                                       and Clarence “Skip” Churchill, both
                                                                                                                                                                       of Cass City; sisters: Marion Hunter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                in the Thumb area and worked as a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                plasterer, traveling the state plying his
                                                                                                                                                                       of Mayville, Margaret Springstead of     trade, making many friends along the
   Continued from page three.           come to this country for the best           is a bit of a stretch, to say the least.
                                                                                                                                                                       Snover, Glendora Babcock of Cass         way. He is finally at rest in a place
                                        health care in the world. I’ve also           We uneducated folks may not be
                                                                                                                                                                       City, Amy Stover-Ford of Cass City,      where all the bucks have 12 points,
other sixth of our economy. Almost      heard reported that 85 percent of all       able to articulate our thoughts in a
                                                                                                                                                                       Helen Mellendorf of Cass City,           the rabbits are running, the fish are
everything government has done          new medical innovations and technol-        way that’s understood by the edu-
                                                                                                                                                                       Yvonne Miller of Elkton, and Jacque-     biting and the breathing is easy.
lately seems like “crisis manage-       ogy comes from right here in the U.S.       cated geniuses among us, but most
                                                                                                                                                                       line Osbourne of Shelby Township;          Leigh was preceded in death by his
ment.” Of course, with my complete      via the private health care industry.       of us do have common sense. I think
                                                                                                                                                                       11 grandchildren; and 8 great-grand-     wife, Jean Langenburg, who he mar-
lack of formal education, what do I       It must be that evil profit motive.       the old saying that an ounce of com-
                                                                                                                                                                       children.                                ried Nov. 7, 1953. They raised 5 chil-
know?                                   About the only time citizens from this      mon sense is worth a pound of edu-
                                                                                                                                                                         Marie was preceded in death by a       dren, Kathleen (Dan) Jacoby of Flint,
 You know, I’ve seen and heard sev-     country (most of whom are very              cation is profoundly accurate.
                                                                                                                                                                       grandson, Aaron Lee Brown; a             Bob Towler, deceased, Nancy (Bob)
eral “Brits” interviewed over the       happy with their private health care)        As the late, great William F. Buck-
                                                                                                                                                                       brother, John Churchill; and sisters:    Smith of Sarasota, Fla., George
past few months and they all seem to    go to another country for health care       ley, Jr. once said, “You can give a
                                                                                                                                                                       Phyllis, Virginia and Wattie.            (Beth) Langenburg of Big Rapids,
agree that government run health        is for a drug or procedure that has yet     fool the best education in the world
                                                                                                                                                                        Funeral services were held Saturday,    and Lynn (Tony) Gibson of Black
care becomes more expensive and         to be approved by the FDA. There are        and what you end up with is an edu-
                                                                                                                                                                       Oct. 3, at Heritage United Methodist     River. Leigh has 8 grandchildren:
less effective than private health      2 major problems with socialism or          cated fool.”
                                                                                                                                                                       Church, Snover, with the Rev. David      Stacie Rasche, Dan and Patrik Lan-
care. They have all warned us to not    socialized medicine, if you will: 1. It’s
                                                                                                                                                                       Pratt officiating.                       genburg, Leigh and Doug Gibson,
fall into the same pit.                 force, 2. Sooner or later you run out       Bob Papovich, MS, BS, BA, MDA,
                                                                                                                                                                         Burial was in the Moore Township       Amy Timbers, Valirie Mattis and
  Now I don’t really know one way       of other people’s money.                    PHD from the university of uncom-
                                                                                                                                                                       Cemetery, Snover.                        Bobby Towler.
or the other, but it seems to me that     Comparing Joe McCarthy’s actions          mon sense
                                                                                                                                                                         Casketbearers were Terry Brown,           In lieu of flowers, the family re-
people from the countries with so-      (which history shows were somewhat
                                                                                                                                                                       Rod Brown, Rob Brinker, Richie           quests any donations to be made to
cialized medicine who can afford it     correct) with Hitler or Chairman Mao        Snover
                                                                                                                                                                       Bricker, Ryan Brown, and Bill Miller.    Hospice of Michigan.
                                                                                                                                 Ernie worked as a bricklayer and en-   Memorial may be made to the Aaron         Cremation arrangements were made
                                                                                                                               joyed golfing and hunting. He was a     Lee Brown Memorial Scholarship           through Gillies Funeral Home, Lin-
                                                                                                                               member of Verona Hills Country          Fund.                                    coln.

                                              Deb’s                                     Proudly
                                                                                                                               Club and the El Trese Hunt Club.
                                                                                                                                   Ernie is survived by his wife,
                                                                                                                               Frances; sons: Curt (Corrine) Bellew
                                                                                                                               of Riverview and Craig (Mary)
                                                                                                                                                                         Arrangements were by Marsh Fu-
                                                                                                                                                                       neral Chapel, Sandusky.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 A memorial mass was held Saturday,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Oct. 3, at St. Gabriel’s Catholic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Church, Black River.
                                                                                       serving the                             Bellew of Cass City; and grandchil-     August Langenburg                          Arrangements were made by Gillies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Funeral Home, Lincoln.
                                                                                        Cass City                              dren, Derek and Jessica Bellew.
                                                                                                                                 Funeral services were held Saturday, August Leigh Langenburg, 83, died
                                                                                       Community                               Oct. 3, at Novesta Church of Christ, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009 at his home in            Gerard Marchand
                                                                                                                               Cass City, with Pastor Chuck Carr of Black River.
                                                                                                                               Calvary Bible Fellowship officiating.                                              Gerard A. Marchand, 80, of Water-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                ford, passed away Monday, Sept. 28,

     Bakery & Restaurant
                                                                                                                                 Honoring Ernie’s wishes, cremation
                                                                                                                               will follow at Sunset Valley Crema-                                              2009.
                                                                                                                               tory.                                                                               Mr. Marchand retired from GM
                                                                                                                                 Memorials may be made to the Fam-                                              Fisher Body after 36 years of service.
                                                                                                                               ily Discretionary Fund.                                                          He was a veteran of the U.S. Army -
                       Hours:                                              • Fresh Baked Goods                                                                                                                  Korea and a 3rd Degree member of
                                                                                                                                Arrangements were made by Thabet
                                                                                                                               Funeral Home, Cass City.                                                         the Knights of Columbus, Clarkston.
   Monday-Wednesday: 6:00 a.m. -8:00 p.m.                      • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials                                                                                                               Mr. Marchand is survived by a son,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Joe (Pam) Marchand of Lake Orion;
    Thursday-Saturday: 6:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.                       • Smoke Free Dining or Carry-Out                                      Marie Brown                                                              grandchildren: Craig (fiancé Tara)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Marchand and Paula Marchand; sis-
            Sunday: 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.                      • Friday Fish Fry - All you can eat $6.99                          Marie Brown, 81, of Snover, died                                                ters: Doris Bedard and Helen Foley;
                                                                                                                               Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009 at                                                     and a brother, Frederick Marchand.
   6479 Main St., Cass City • (989) 912-2005                                                                                   Covenant Cooper Hospital in Sagi-
                                                                                                                               naw.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  He was preceded in death by his
                                                                                                                                                                                                                wife, Cecilia; and a daughter, Gail
                                                                                                                                 She was born March 22, 1928 in                                                 Ann Marie.
                                                                                                                               Cass City, the daughter of the late                                                Funeral mass was held Thursday,
                                                                                                                               Glen and Jennie (Crawford) Churchill                                             Oct. 1, at Our Lady of the Lakes
                                                                                                                               Sr.                                                                              Church, Waterford.
                                                                                                                                 She married James T. Brown Sr.          He was born Aug. 12, 1926 in Ar-        Burial was Friday, Oct. 2, in the Elk-
                                                                                                                               May 22, 1948 in Snover.                 gyle, the son of George and Valerie      land Township Cemetery, Cass City.
                                                                                                                                Marie was a lifelong area resident     (Cregeur) Langenburg, and was one           Memorials may be made to Our
                                                                                                                               and graduate of Cass City High          of 11 children. His surviving brother    Lady of the Lakes Church.
                                                                                                                               School.                                 is Bill Langenburg of Snover.              Arrangements were made by Coats
                                                                                                                                  She is survived by her husband         Leigh served his country in the mil-   Funeral Home, Waterford.

      The future of Michigan’s
      public school funding                                                    Matters
                                                              SchoolCass City Public Schools
                                                              An Update of the
                                                                                                                                                                                               How we are preparing for
                                                                                                                                                                                               hard times ahead
      Why tough decisions are                                                                                                                                                                  How parents and school
      necessary                                               By the Cass City Public Schools Board of Education                                           Cass City, Michigan                 supporters can help

   “Pontiac students fearing future of music pro-              How are Michigan’s school districts being                       conditions don’t improve much at all, we expect to         the community who have constructive input for
   gram” “Freshman sports axed” “State budget                  affected by the state’s financial problems?                       have to continue to dip into our remaining fund            us and who want to be part of the team we must
   continues to plummet” “Revenue woes continue”               The results of an ongoing Michigan School Busi-                 balance and to take another hard look at reducing          build to maintain the high academic standards we
   “Schools face revenue cliff”.                                ness Officials survey indicate that for the 2009-10               labor costs.                                               enjoy in our district. At the moment, the school
   These are just a few headlines from the Michigan            school year:                                                    Why focus on labor costs? In our school district,          board is evaluating methods by which we can
   Association of School Administrators news, the              • 11% expect a fund balance deficit by June 30,                                                                             invite and involve all stakeholders in this process.
                                                                                                                               salaries and benefits account for well over 70% of
   Michigan Education Digest, and others. They all               2010. That means those districts expect to be
   follow a clear theme: Michigan’s public school                                                                              our total budget, which is far higher than the aver-       We also recognize the fact that we cannot focus
                                                                 operating “in the red”, which is prohibited in                age district in Michigan. We have already cut costs        solely on the difficult times. We must keep our
   funding is in deep trouble.                                   Michigan.                                                     in other areas without causing any significant harm         attention on the normal activities of running a
   Why? A major cause is the passage of Proposal A             • 84% are currently laying off or not filling posi-               in our educational programs. In fact, we’re very           high-performance school district.
   in 1994 that shifted the burden of funding our                tions (staff and teachers).
   public schools from property taxes (which were                                                                              proud of the fact that our students continue to do
   relatively stable but widely unequal) to a collec-          • 69% are experiencing decreasing enrollment.                   well with their state-wide assessments, which is the       So how can parents and school supporters
   tion of other taxes that depend upon a strong               For the 2010-11 school year:                                    yardstick that we use to measure the effectiveness          help?
   economy. Now, Michigan’s economy is among the                                                                               of public education. That’s a reflection of our good        The best way to help your school district is to
                                                               • 40% expect a fund balance deficit.
   worst in the nation, the revenue from those taxes                                                                           students, teachers, staff, and management. Howev-           educate yourself about the facts surrounding the
   is drying up, and money for our public schools is           • 90% expect to lay off or not fill positions.                    er, we will not be able to achieve the large amount        state of Michigan’s public schools. Only then can
   being choked off. In addition, our public schools            • 52% will eliminate or significantly reduce ath-                of savings we need by trying to squeeze even more
   are funded on a per-pupil basis, and most schools                                                                                                                                      you have an informed opinion about the financial
                                                                 letic programs.                                               from areas other than the big one: labor costs.
   are seeing a declining enrollment which also                                                                                                                                           crisis our schools are facing. Information is avail-
   reduces their budgets.                                      • 56% will contract out services (such as custodial                                                                        able on web sites and larger newspapers.
                                                                 or food services).                                            In the face of this impending financial crisis,
   Here is the latest news concerning Michigan’s                                                                               what is the Cass City Public Schools Board of              If you can, become involved in shaping our
   funding of public schools (as of Thursday,                  • 64% will consolidate services with other districts.                                                                      school district’s future. If you are the parent of a
                                                                                                                               Education committed to doing?
   October 1st ):                                              • 79% will freeze salaries and benefits.                                                                                    child in school, join the PTO and take a personal
                                                                                                                               These three principles will guide us during our deci-      stake in your child’s education. Come to school
   • Michigan’s public K-12 school aid fund is cur-            • 82% will increase class sizes.
                                                                                                                               sion-making:                                               to meet your child’s teachers and see the newly
     rently more than one billion dollars short in             • 44% will reduce or eliminate transportation.
     revenue.                                                                                                                  • We are committed to fiscal responsibility and             renovated buildings. Talk to the school principals
                                                               • 84% will spend down their remaining fund bal-                   keeping dollars in the classroom.                        about any concerns you have. Volunteer to help
   • Although we are now one quarter of the way                  ance.
                                                                                                                               • We are committed to working with all stakehold-          out in a classroom every now and then. In short...
     into the school year, the district still does not
     know what its current budget is for the aca-                                                                                ers (students, faculty, staff, community members,         become deeply involved in education.
                                                               What have we done and what are we expecting in
     demic year. During the early hours of October             Cass City?                                                        and organizations) to find innovative solutions to        If you are a business owner, you are aware of the
     1st, the State House of Representatives voted                                                                               problems.                                                value of a well-educated workforce that is pre-
     to implement a 30-day continuation budget                 Cass City’s own school board has had to make some                                                                          pared for the challenges of today’s business world.
     for K-12 schools while our legislators wrangle            very difficult decisions regarding future funding                 • We are focused on students and providing the best
                                                                                                                                 educational opportunity possible with our avail-         Think about how you and your business can
     over funding details. Immediately afterward,              problems. Recently, as most know, the district and
                                                                                                                                 able resources.                                          contribute to the educational process. Can you
     the Senate amended that continuation bill to              community struggled with two major issues: a chal-
     cut per-pupil funding by $20 and Intermediate                                                                                                                                        volunteer some time to work with a teacher? Can
                                                               lenging contract negotiation with the teachers and              To emphasize the last point...students will always         you contribute professional expertise in some
     School District funding by 44%.                           the privatization of custodial services. While the              come first, which has (and will) put us at odds with        way? Do you have an innovative idea to help the
   • Just prior to that vote, the House of Represen-           decisions made by the school board were (and still              others who have different priorities in mind. When          school district out financially?
     tatives rejected a bill that would have cut at            are) unpopular, they were made with the impend-                 it comes to cost-cutting, which is unavoidable, the
     least $218 per pupil and 44% of all ISD fund-             ing financial crisis in mind. Both of the recent                 school board will do everything possible to reduce         And if you’re neither a parent of a student nor a
     ing for the current school year.                          decisions will be saving our district a considerable            the impact to students.                                    business owner, we can also use your help. You
   • The cuts may still occur since legislators are            amount of money and will place us in a better                                                                              too can contribute in some way to the district
     now working on a revised bill. Such large                                                                                 The school board has been learning from educa-             by offering solutions of your own to assist our
                                                               financial position in the 2010-2011 school year.                 tional organizations and other boards around Mich-
     reductions are still expected, but their exact                                                                                                                                       students and educators. Again, you can volunteer
     magnitude is unknown. With the current pupil              It’s very difficult to state with any certainty what              igan about what works well and what doesn’t when           to work with a class and get to know your local
     count of slightly over 1,200 in our school                specific actions the school board will take dur-                 it comes to coping with financial stress. We also           public schools and their students and teachers.
     district (a significant decline from last year), we        ing the next two years. Imagine operating a major               know that we must work actively with the teacher’s
     could see our district budget drop by between             business with huge responsibilities without know-               association, staff, and administration in the school
     $350,000 and $450,000. That is a massive                  ing what its current funding is, much less what                 district to jointly develop solutions to the current       The Cass City Public Schools Board of Education
     amount for our district and it will require ad-           next year’s funding will be. Yet, the school board              and upcoming fiscal troubles. But we also need to           thanks you for taking the time to read this and
     ditional difficult and painful decisions.                   has been preparing for tough times and, assuming                go beyond our own walls and involve members of             for caring about our schools.
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TACT OUR OFFICE AT THE NUMBER LISTED                      ATTN PURCHASERS: This sale may be rescinded                                                                9-23-4        2006-HE4, on which mortgage there is claimed to be           NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MIL-                       Range 8 East, running thence East 15 Rods; thence
BELOW.                                                    by the foreclosing mortgagee. In that event, your dam-                                                                   due at the date hereof the sum of One Hundred Thirty-        ITARY DUTY.                                                  South 6 Rods; thence West 15 Rods; thence North 6
                                                          ages, if any, shall be limited solely to the return of the                                                               Four Thousand Three Hundred Sixty Dollars and                                                                             Rods to the Place of Beginning.
MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the              bid amount tendered at sale, plus interest.                                                                              Twenty-Nine Cents ($134,360.29), including interest          ATTN PURCHASERS: This sale may be rescinded
conditions of a certain mortgage made by Tim B. Fitz-                                                                                                                              8.75% per annum.                                             by the foreclosing mortgagee. In that event, your dam-       The redemption period shall be 6 months from the
patrick Jr. and Christina M. Fitzpatrick, Husband and     MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the                                                                                                                                          ages, if any, shall be limited solely to the return of the   date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-
Wife, to Household Finance Corporation III, Mort-         conditions of a mortgage made by Terry Lynn Czekai           THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-                      Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage           bid amount tendered at sale, plus interest.                  cordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the
gagee, dated November 18, 2004 and recorded No-           and Shannon Czekai, husband and wife, original mort-         ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION                      and the statute in such case made and provided, notice                                                                    redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of
vember 23, 2004 in Liber 1018 Page 781, and               gagors, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems,         WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-                        is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed        MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the                 such sale.
re-recorded on January 20, 2009 in Liber 1165, Page       Inc., as nominee for lender and lender’s successors          POSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE                      by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of         conditions of a mortgage made by Richard A. Friedly
627, Tuscola County Records, Michigan, on which           and/or assigns, Mortgagee, dated February 7, 2007            NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MIL-                      them, at public venue, Circuit Court of Tuscola              and Pamela L. Friedly, his wife, original mortgagors,        Dated: September 30, 2009
mortgage there is claimed to be due at the date hereof    and recorded on February 23, 2007 in Liber 1111 on           ITARY SERVICE.                                              County at 10:00am on October 22, 2009.                       to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as
the sum of One Hundred Seventy-Three Thousand             Page 1033 in Tuscola County Records, Michigan, and                                                                                                                                    nominee for lender and lender’s successors and/or as-        FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:
Nine Hundred Dollars and Thirty-One Cents                 assigned by mesne assignments to Arch Bay Holdings,          Default having been made in the conditions of certain       Said premises are situated in Township of Vassar, Tus-       signs, Mortgagee, dated November 5, 2003 and                 FC R (248) 593-1305
($173,900.31), including interest 7.83% per annum.        LLC-Series 2008B as assignee, on which mortgage              Mortgages made by David Stevens and Tasha R.                cola County, Michigan, and are described as:                 recorded on January 13, 2004 in Liber 973 on Page            Trott & Trott, P.C.
                                                          there is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum        Stevens, husband and wife, of 5700 Treasurer Road,                                                                       197 in instrument 200400843888, and assigned by              Attorneys for Servicer
Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage        of One Hundred Thirteen Thousand Nine Hundred                Mayville, MI 48744, as Mortgagors, to Northstar             Commencing 30 rods East and 52 rods South of the             said Mortgagee to MidFirst Bank as assignee as doc-          31440 Northwestern Highway, Suite 200
and the statute in such case made and provided, notice    Twenty-Seven and 16/100 Dollars ($113,927.16), in-           Bank, a Michigan Banking Corporation, a Michigan            Northwest corner of the East one half of the Northwest       umented by an assignment, in Tuscola County                  Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334-2525
is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed     cluding interest at 11.07% per annum.                        Banking Corporation, whose principal office is in Bad       one quarter of Section 18, Township 11 North of              Records, Michigan, on which mortgage there is                File #277073F01
by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of                                                                   Axe, Michigan, as Mortgagee, dated August 25, 2007          Range 8 East and running thence South 8 rods; thence         claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum of One                                                         9-30-4
them, at public venue, Circuit Court of Tuscola           Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage           and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds         East to the line of the Detroit and Bay City (now Penn       Hundred Fifty-Two Thousand Seventy-Two and
County at 10:00AM on October 15, 2009.                    and the statute in such case made and provided, notice       for the County of Tuscola and State of Michigan, on         Central) Railroad; thence in a Northerly direction           38/100 Dollars ($152,072.38), including interest at
                                                          is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed        September 4, 2007 in Liber 1128, Page 1334, et.seq,         along the line of said railroad to a point directly East     5.875% per annum.
Said premises are situated in Township of Vassar, Tus-    by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of         on which Mortgage there is claimed to be due at the         of the place of beginning; thence West to the place of
cola County, Michigan, and are described as:              them, at public venue, at the place of holding the cir-      date of this notice, for principal and interest, the sum    beginning. Commonly known as 489 Birch Run Rd.,              Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage           THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-
                                                          cuit court within Tuscola County, at 10:00 AM, on Oc-        of Fifty Seven Thousand Four Hundred Ninety Nine            Vassar, MI 48768.                                            and the statute in such case made and provided, notice       ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION
Parcel 1: Part of the Northwest quarter of Section 32,    tober 22, 2009.                                              and 30/100 ($57,499.30) Dollars and no proceedings                                                                       is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed        WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-
Town 11 North, Range 8 East, Vassar Township, Tus-                                                                     having been instituted to recover the debt now remain-      The redemption period shall be 6 months from the             by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of         POSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE
cola County, Michigan, described as: Beginning at a       Said premises are situated in Village of Cass City, Tus-     ing secured by said Mortgage, or any part thereof,          date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-        them, at public venue, at the place of holding the cir-      NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MIL-
point on the West line of said section (also being the    cola County, Michigan, and are described as:                 whereby the power of sale contained in said Mortgage        cordance with MCL 600.3241 or MCL 600.3241a, in              cuit court within Tuscola County, at 10:00 AM, on Oc-        ITARY DUTY.
centerline of Irish Road, 66 feet wide) distant North                                                                  has become operative;                                       which case the redemption period shall be 30 days            tober 29, 2009.
00 degrees 47 minutes 37 seconds East 255.00 feet         Lot 15, The Plat of Pinney and Kinnaird Subdivision                                                                      from the date of such sale, or upon the expiration of                                                                     ATTN PURCHASERS: This sale may be rescinded
from the West one quarter corner of said section;         in the Village of Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan,       NOW THEREFORE, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN                       the notice required by MCL 600.3241a(c), whichever           Said premises are situated in Township of Vassar, Tus-       by the foreclosing mortgagee. In that event, your dam-
thence along said line North 00 degrees 47 minutes 37     as recorded in Liber 1 of Plats, Page 35B, except ease-      that by virtue of the power of sale contained in said       is later.                                                    cola County, Michigan, and are described as:                 ages, if any, shall be limited solely to the return of the
seconds East 245.84 feet; thence parallel with the        ments and rights of way of record.                           Mortgage, and in pursuance of the statute in such case                                                                                                                                bid amount tendered at sale, plus interest.
East-West one quarter line of said section South 87                                                                    made and provided, the said Mortgage will be fore-          Dated: 9/23/2009                                             Land situated in the Township of Vassar, County of
degrees 49 minutes 42 seconds East 388.00 feet;           The redemption period shall be 6 months from the             closed by a sale of the premises therein described or                                                                    Tuscola, State of Michigan, described as follows: Part       MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the
thence parallel with said West line North 00 degrees      date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-        so much thereof as may be necessary, at public auc-         U.S. Bank National Association as Trustee under              of the Southwest 1/4 of Section 35, Town 11 North,           conditions of a mortgage made by Donald J. Lafram-
47 minutes 37 seconds East 245.84 feet; thence par-       cordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the              tion, to the highest bidder, at the main entrance of the    Pooling and Servicing Agreement dated as of Novem-           Range 8 East, described as: Beginning at a point on          boise, a married man, and Rachel Laframboise, a mar-
allel with said East-West one quarter line South 87 de-   redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of          Tuscola County Building in the Village of Caro, and         ber 1, 2006 MASTR Asset Backed Securities, Trust             the South line of said Section 35, which is South 89         ried woman, original mortgagors, to Mortgage
grees 49 minutes 42 seconds East, 1517.04 feet;           such sale.                                                   County of Tuscola, Michigan, that being the place of        2006-HE4 Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates Series           degrees 35 minutes 10 seconds West 840.00 feet from          Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for
thence parallel with said Westline South 00 degrees                                                                    holding the Circuit Court in and for said County, on        2006-HE4                                                     the South 1/4 corner of said Section 35; thence con-         lender and lender’s successors and/or assigns, Mort-
47 minutes 37 seconds West, 491.68 feet; thence par-      Dated: September 23, 2009                                    Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 10:00 o’clock a.m.,           Assignee of Mortgagee                                        tinuing South 89 degrees 35 minutes 10 seconds West,         gagee, dated May 19, 2004 and recorded on June 4,
allel with said East-West one quarter line North 87 de-                                                                local time, in the forenoon of said day, and the prem-                                                                   120.00 feet; thence parallel with the North and South        2004 in Liber 995 on Page 367 in instrument
grees 49 minutes 42 seconds West 1985.04 feet to the      FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:                           ises will be sold to pay the amount so as aforesaid then    Attorneys: Potestivo & Associates, P.C.                      1/4 line of said Section; thence North 0 degrees 05          200400851466, and assigned by mesne assignments
point of beginning. Commonly known as 7245 Irish,         FC G (248) 593-1310                                          due on said Mortgage, together with interest, legal         811 South Blvd., Suite 100                                   minutes 46 seconds West 250.00 feet; thence North 89         to Wells Fargo Bank, NA as assignee as documented
Millington, MI 48746.                                     Trott & Trott, P.C.                                          costs, attorney’s fees and any taxes and insurance that     Rochester Hills, MI 48307                                    degrees 35 minutes 10 seconds East 120.00 feet;              by an assignment, in Tuscola County Records, Michi-
                                                          Attorneys for Servicer                                       said Mortgagee does pay on or prior to the date of said     (248) 844-5123                                               thence South 0 degrees 05 minutes 46 seconds East            gan, on which mortgage there is claimed to be due at
The redemption period shall be 12 months from the         31440 Northwestern Highway, Suite 200                        sale; which said premises are described in said Mort-       Our File No: 09-14674                                        250.00 feet to the South line of Section 35 and the          the date hereof the sum of One Hundred Fifty-Four
date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-     Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334-2525                        gage as follows, to-wit:                                                                                   9-23-4        point of beginning, EXCEPTING an undivided 1/2 in-           Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty-Three and 10/100
cordance with MCL 600.3241 or MCL 600.3241a, in           File #180674F04                                                                                                                                                                       terest in all oil, gas and other minerals to L.H. Gilman     Dollars ($154,753.10), including interest at 6.75% per
which case the redemption period shall be 30 days                                                        9-23-4        Land situated in the Village of Mayville, Tuscola                                                                        as set forth in Mineral Deed recorded in Liber 211 of        annum.
from the date of such sale, or upon the expiration of                                                                  County, Michigan                                                                                                         Deeds, Page 83.
the notice required by MCL 600.3241a(c), whichever                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage
is later.                                                                                                              The West half of Lot 11, Block 3 of the plat of the Vil-                                                                 The redemption period shall be 6 months from the             and the statute in such case made and provided, notice
Dated: 9/16/2009                                                                                                       lage of Mayville, according to the Plat recorded in         RANDALL S. MILLER & ASSOCIATES, P.C. IS A                    date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-        is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed
                                                                                                                       Liber 3, Page 35 except a strip of land 25 feet wide        DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT                         cordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the              by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of
Household Finance Corporation III                         THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-                       off the West side thereof. Commonly known as 25 E.          A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED                          redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of          them, at public venue, at the place of holding the cir-
Mortgagee                                                 ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION                       Turner St., Mayville, MI 48744.                             WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.                               such sale.                                                   cuit court within Tuscola County, at 10:00 AM, on Oc-
                                                          WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-                                                                                                                                                                                                               tober 29, 2009.
Attorneys: Potestivo & Associates, P.C.                   POSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE                       NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the period of re-              Mortgage Sale - Default has been made in the condi-          Dated: September 30, 2009
811 South Blvd., Suite 100                                NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MIL-                       demption shall be six (6) months from the date of sale      tions of a certain mortgage made by Steve Morin and                                                                       Said premises are situated in Township of Dayton,
Rochester Hills, MI 48307                                 ITARY DUTY.                                                  pursuant to MCL 600.3240.                                   Connie Morin, husband and wife, to Beneficial Michi-         FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:                           Tuscola County, Michigan, and are described as:
(248) 844-5123                                                                                                                                                                     gan Inc., Mortgagee, dated August 26, 2005, and              FC L (248) 593-1312
Our File No: 09-13418                                     ATTN PURCHASERS: This sale may be rescinded                  Dated: September 18, 2009                                   recorded on September 1, 2005, in Liber 1052, Page           Trott & Trott, P.C.                                          Part of the Northeast quarter of Section 36, Town 11
ASAP #3260379                                             by the foreclosing mortgagee. In that event, your dam-                                                                   907, Tuscola County Records, on which mortgage               Attorneys for Servicer                                       North, Range 10 East, Dayton Township, Tuscola
                                             9-16-4       ages, if any, shall be limited solely to the return of the   NORTHSTAR BANK                                              there is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum        31440 Northwestern Highway, Suite 200                        County, Michigan, described as commencing at the
                                                          bid amount tendered at sale, plus interest.                  Mortgagee                                                   of One Hundred Thirty-Eight Thousand Nine Hundred            Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334-2525                        North quarter corner of said Section 36; thence along
                                                                                                                                                                                   Sixty-Seven and 26/100 ($138,967.26), including in-          File #266529F03                                              the North line of said Section 36, North 90 degrees 00
                                                          MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the                 RICHARD L. TROWHILL                                         terest at the rate of 7.48000% per annum.                                                                   9-30-4        minutes 00 seconds East, 247.01 feet to the point of
                                                          conditions of a mortgage made by John E. Reid, a             Attorney at Law                                                                                                                                                                       beginning; thence continuing along said North line of
                                                          married man, & Tonya M. Reid, His Wife, original             175 Thompson Rd.                                            Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage                                                                        Section 36, North 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds
SCHNEIDERMAN & SHERMAN, P.C., IS AT-                      mortgagors, to Flagstar Bank, Federal Savings Bank,          Bad Axe, MI 48413                                           and the statute in such case made and provided, notice                                                                    East, 581.00 feet; thence South 00 degrees 11 minutes
TEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, ANY INFOR-                    Mortgagee, dated December 29, 2000 and recorded              (989) 269-6272                                              is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed                                                                     38 seconds West, 900.00 feet; thence South 90 degrees
MATION WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT                    on January 9, 2001 in Liber 818 on Page 1420, and                                                          9-23-5        by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of                                                                      00 minutes 00 seconds West, 581.00 feet; thence
PURPOSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT                     modified by agreement dated December 30, 2004 and                                                                        them, at public venue, at the place of holding the Cir-      THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-                       North 00 degrees 11 minutes 38 seconds East, 900.00
(248) 539-7400 IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MILI-                 recorded on March 29, 2006 in Liber 1075 on Page                                                                         cuit Court in said Tuscola County, where the premises        ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION                       feet to the point of beginning.
TARY DUTY.                                                976, and assigned by mesne assignments to Chase                                                                          to be sold or some part of them are situated, at 10:00       WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-
                                                          Manhattan Mortgage Corporation, a New Jersey Cor-                                                                        AM on October 22, 2009.                                      POSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE                       The redemption period shall be 12 months from the
MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the              poration as assignee as documented by an assignment,                                                                                                                                  NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MIL-                       date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-
conditions of a mortgage made by JEFFREY A.               in Tuscola County Records, Michigan, on which mort-          THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-                      Said premises are situated in the City of Vassar, Tus-       ITARY DUTY.                                                  cordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the
PYKE, A SINGLE MAN, to Mortgage Electronic                gage there is claimed to be due at the date hereof the       ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION                      cola County, Michigan, and are described as:                                                                              redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of
Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), solely as nom-       sum of One Hundred Seventy Thousand Six Hundred              WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-                                                                                     ATTN PURCHASERS: This sale may be rescinded                  such sale.
inee for lender and lender’s successors and assigns,      Ninety-Eight and 92/100 Dollars ($170,698.92), in-           POSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE                      Commencing at the Southwest corner of Lot 21 of              by the foreclosing mortgagee. In that event, your dam-
Mortgagee, dated October 19, 2007 and recorded on         cluding interest at 8.5% per annum.                          NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MIL-                      Block 2 of the Village (now City) of Vassar, according       ages, if any, shall be limited solely to the return of the   Dated: September 30, 2009
October 31, 2007, in Liber 1133 on Page 1143, and                                                                      ITARY DUTY.                                                 to the Plat thereof; thence Northeasterly along a line       bid amount tendered at sale, plus interest.
assigned by said mortgagee to NATIONWIDE AD-              Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage                                                                       of Prospect Street 80 feet; thence Southeasterly par-                                                                     FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:
VANTAGE MORTGAGE COMPANY, as assigned,                    and the statute in such case made and provided, notice       MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the                allel with Spruce Street 116 feet; thence Southwesterly      MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the                 FC D (248) 593-1309
Tuscola County Records, Michigan, on which mort-          is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed        conditions of a mortgage made by Michael J. Gaval           parallel with Prospect Street 80 feet; thence North-         conditions of a mortgage made by Mark W. Smith and           Trott & Trott, P.C.
gage there is claimed to be due at the date hereof the    by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of         and Michele M. Gaval, husband and wife, to Lincoln          westerly along line of Spruce Street 116 feet to the         Hilary J. Smith, Husband and Wife, original mort-            Attorneys for Servicer
sum of One Hundred One Thousand Three Hundred             them, at public venue, at the place of holding the cir-      Mortgage Corporation, Mortgagee, dated June 29,             point of beginning, Section 7, Town 11 North, Range          gagors, to Argent Mortgage Company, LLC, Mort-               31440 Northwestern Highway, Suite 200
Forty-Two Dollars and Thirty-Six Cents                    cuit court within Tuscola County, at 10:00 AM, on Oc-        1999 and recorded July 14, 1999 in Liber 776, Page          8 East, recorded in Liber 1 of Plats, Page 143 as            gagee, dated December 14, 2004 and recorded on               Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334-2525
($101,342.36), including interest at 7.000% per           tober 22, 2009.                                              1278, Tuscola County Records, Michigan. Said mort-          recorded in Tuscola County Records. Commonly                 March 17, 2005 in Liber 1031 on Page 694 in Tuscola          File #161149F04
annum.                                                                                                                 gage is now held by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. successor        known as: 343 Prospect Street.                               County Records, Michigan, and assigned by said                                                              9-30-4
                                                          Said premises are situated in Township of Tuscola,           by merger to Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, National                                                                        Mortgagee to Wells Fargo Bank, NA as Trustee under
Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage        Tuscola County, Michigan, and are described as:              Association, solely in its capacity as Trustee, under       The redemption period shall be 6 months from the             Pooling and Servicing Agreement dated as of Febru-
and the statute in such case made and provided, notice                                                                 the Pooling and Servicing Agreement dated Septem-           date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-        ary 1, 2005 Asset Backed Pass-Through Certificates
is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed     Lot 7, of Botimer’s Woodland Subdivision, according          ber 1, 1999, Home Equity Loan Asset Backed Certifi-         cordance with MCL 600.3241a, in which case the re-           Series 2005 WHQ1 as assignee, on which mortgage              THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-
by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of      to the recorded Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Liber       cates, Series 1999-3 by assignment. There is claimed        demption period shall be 30 days from the date of such       there is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum        ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION
them, at public venue, front entrance of the Court-       4, Pages 58 through 61, Tuscola County Records.              to be due at the date hereof the sum of One Hundred         sale, or 15 days after statutory notice, whichever is        of One Hundred Fifty-Nine Thousand Nine Hundred              WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-
house Building in the Village of Caro, Michigan, Tus-                                                                  Fifty-Six Thousand Five Hundred Ninety-Eight and            later.                                                       One and 40/100 Dollars ($159,901.40), including in-          POSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE
cola County at 10:00 AM o’clock, on October 15,           The redemption period shall be 6 months from the             84/100 Dollars ($156,598.84), including interest at                                                                      terest at 9.03% per annum.                                   NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MIL-
2009.                                                     date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-        10.687% per annum.                                          Dated: September 23, 2009                                                                                                 ITARY DUTY.
                                                          cordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the                                                                                                                                       Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage
Said premises are located in Tuscola County, Michi-       redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of          Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage          Randall S. Miller & Associates, P.C.                         and the statute in such case made and provided, notice       ATTN PURCHASERS: This sale may be rescinded
gan and are described as:                                 such sale.                                                   and the statute in such case made and provided, notice      Attorneys for Beneficial Michigan Inc.                       is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed        by the foreclosing mortgagee. In that event, your dam-
                                                                                                                       is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed       43252 Woodward Avenue, Suite 180                             by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of         ages, if any, shall be limited solely to the return of the
A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE EAST 1/2 OF THE                   Dated: September 23, 2009                                    by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of        Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302                                   them, at public venue, at the place of holding the cir-      bid amount tendered at sale, plus interest.
SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 11                                                                               them, at public venue at the front entrance of the          248-335-9200                                                 cuit court within Tuscola County, at 10:00 AM, on Oc-
NORTH, RANGE 8 EAST, DESCRIBED AS COM-                    FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:                           Courthouse in the Village of Caro, Tuscola County,          Case No. 09MI01320-3                                         tober 29, 2009.                                              MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the
MENCING AT THE SOUTH 1/4 CORNER OF SAID                   FC S (248) 593-1304                                          MI in Tuscola County, Michigan at 10:00 a.m. on OC-                                                        9-23-4                                                                     conditions of a mortgage made by Sean M. Whalen, a
SECTION 27; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 44                    Trott & Trott, P.C.                                          TOBER 22, 2009.                                                                                                          Said premises are situated in Township of Tuscola,           married man, Joined by His Spouse, Phyllis Whalen,
MINUTES 27 SECONDS WEST, 1393.97 FEET                     Attorneys for Servicer                                                                                                                                                                Tuscola County, Michigan, and are described as:              original mortgagors, to Mac-Clair Mortgage Corpo-
ALONG THE NORTH-SOUTH 1/4 LINE TO THE                     31440 Northwestern Highway, Suite 200                        Said premises are located in the Township of Milling-                                                                    Lot 4 thru 9, Block 5 of The Plat of the Village of Tus-     ration, Mortgagee, dated February 15, 2008 and
POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUING                     Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334-2525                        ton, Tuscola County, Michigan, and are described as:                                                                     cola South Side of River, according to the Plat thereof      recorded on April 16, 2008 in Liber 1147 on Page 153
NORTH 00 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 27 SECONDS                    File #009901F09                                                                                                                                                                       recorded in Liber 6 of plats, page 417 of Tuscola            in Tuscola County Records, Michigan, and assigned
WEST, 320.38 FEET ALONG THE NORTH-SOUTH                                                                  9-23-4        Part of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 31, Town-                                                                   County Records.                                              by mesne assignments to Chase Home Finance LLC
1/4 LINE; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 56 MIN-                                                                              ship 10 North, Range 8 East, described as beginning         THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-                                                                                    as assignee, on which mortgage there is claimed to be
UTES 13 SECONDS WEST, 1361.28 FEET PARAL-                                                                              at a point on the East Section line that is South 165.0     ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION                       The redemption period shall be 6 months from the             due at the date hereof the sum of One Hundred
LEL WITH THE EAST-WEST 1/4 LINE TO THE                                                                                 feet from the Northeast corner of Section 31; thence        WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-                         date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-        Twenty-Nine Thousand Three Hundred Five and
WEST 1/8 LINE; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES                                                                                 continuing South 670.28 feet; thence North 89 degrees       POSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE                       cordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the              15/100 Dollars ($129,305.15), including interest at
46 MINUTES 32 SECONDS EAST, 320.38 FEET                                                                                37 minutes 20 seconds West 1341.61 feet; thence             NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MIL-                       redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of          6.75% per annum.
ALONG THE WEST 1/8 LINE; THENCE SOUTH                     THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-                       North 500.14 feet; thence South 89 degrees 37 min-          ITARY DUTY.                                                  such sale.
89 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 13 SECONDS EAST,                    ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION                       utes 20 seconds East 1077.61 feet; thence North                                                                                                                                       Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage
1361.08 FEET PARALLEL WITH THE EAST-                      WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-                         170.14 feet; thence South 89 degrees 37 minutes 20          ATTN PURCHASERS: This sale may be rescinded                  Dated: September 30, 2009                                    and the statute in such case made and provided, notice
WEST 1/4 LINE TO THE NORTH-SOUTH 1/4                      POSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE                       seconds East 264.0 feet to the point of beginning.          by the foreclosing mortgagee. In that event, your dam-                                                                    is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed
LINE AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING, AND                      NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MIL-                                                                                   ages, if any, shall be limited solely to the return of the   FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:                           by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of
BEING SUBJECT TO AND TOGETHER WITH A                      ITARY DUTY.                                                  The redemption period shall be 12 months from the           bid amount tendered at sale, plus interest.                  FC J (248) 593-1311                                          them, at public venue, at the place of holding the cir-
66.00 FOOT WIDE EASEMENT FOR INGRESS                                                                                   date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-                                                                    Trott & Trott, P.C.                                          cuit court within Tuscola County, at 10:00 AM, on Oc-
AND EGRESS LYING 33.00 FEET EACH SIDE OF                  ATTN PURCHASERS: This sale may be rescinded                  cordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the             MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the                 Attorneys for Servicer                                       tober 29, 2009.
A CENTERLINE DESCRIBED AS; COMMENC-                       by the foreclosing mortgagee. In that event, your dam-       redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of         conditions of a mortgage made by Catherine A Pollard         31440 Northwestern Highway, Suite 200
ING AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE WEST 1/8                   ages, if any, shall be limited solely to the return of the   such sale.                                                  a married woman, original mortgagor, to Mac-Clair            Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334-2525                        Said premises are situated in Township of Millington,
LINE WITH THE SOUTH SECTION LINE;                         bid amount tendered at sale, plus interest.                                                                              Mortgage Corporation, Mortgagee, dated March 25,             File #285998F01                                              Tuscola County, Michigan, and are described as:
THENCE NORTH 90 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00                                                                                  TO ALL PURCHASERS: The foreclosing mortgagee                2005 and recorded on March 29, 2005 in Liber 1032                                                           9-30-4
SECONDS EAST, 233.00 FEET ALONG THE                       MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the                 can rescind the sale. In that event, your damages, if       on Page 1196 in Tuscola County Records, Michigan,                                                                         Part of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 35, Town 10
SOUTH SECTION LINE TO THE POINT OF BE-                    conditions of a mortgage made by Jerrun R. Spear and         any, are limited solely to the return of the bid amount     and assigned by mesne assignments to Chase Home                                                                           North, Range 8 East, Millington Township, Tuscola
GINNING OF THIS CENTERLINE; THENCE                        Michelle L. Spear, Husband and Wife, original mort-          tendered at sale, plus interest. If you are a tenant in     Finance LLC as assignee, on which mortgage there is                                                                       County, Michigan, being further described as follows:
NORTH 00 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 32 SECONDS                    gagors, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems,         the property, please contact our office as you may          claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum of Sev-                                                                      Beginning at the East 1/4 corner of Section 35; thence
WEST, 2676.45 FEET PARALLEL WITH THE                      Inc., as nominee for lender and lender’s successors          have certain rights.                                        enty Thousand Five Hundred Thirty-Three and 21/100                                                                        North 89 degrees 17 minutes 43 seconds West along
WEST 1/8 LINE TO A POINT ON THE EAST-                     and/or assigns, Mortgagee, dated February 11, 2005                                                                       Dollars ($70,533.21), including interest at 6% per           THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-                       the East and West 1/4 line of said Section 35, said line
WEST 1/4 LINE WHICH IS SOUTH 89 DEGREES                   and recorded on February 22, 2005 in Liber 1028 on           Dated: September 23, 2009                                   annum.                                                       ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION                       also being the centerline of Hanlan Road a distance of
56 MINUTES 13 SECONDS EAST, 233.00 FEET                   Page 594 in Tuscola County Records, Michigan, and                                                                                                                                     WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-                         548.80 to a point on the centerline of Sheridan Road
FROM THE INTERSECTION OF THE WEST 1/8                     assigned by said Mortgagee to Wells Fargo Bank, NA           Orlans Associates, P.C.                                     Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage           POSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE                       relocated the following two courses on a curve to the
LINE WITH THE EAST-WEST 1/4 LINE, SAID                    as assignee, on which mortgage there is claimed to be        Attorneys for Servicer                                      and the statute in such case made and provided, notice       NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MIL-                       right having a radius of 1198.28 feet, a central angle
POINT BEING THE POINT OF ENDING OF THIS                   due at the date hereof the sum of Seventy-Three Thou-        P.O. Box 5041                                               is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed        ITARY DUTY.                                                  of 31 degrees 35 minutes 34 seconds and a chord bear-
CENTERLINE; SAID PARCEL ALSO SUBJECT                      sand Seven Hundred Twenty and 75/100 Dollars                 Troy, MI 48007-5041                                         by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of                                                                      ing and distance of North 15 degrees 43 minutes 00
TO AT 20 FOOT WIDE EASEMENT FOR PUBLIC                    ($73,720.75), including interest at 5.5% per annum.          248-502-1400                                                them, at public venue, at the place of holding the cir-      ATTN PURCHASERS: This sale may be rescinded                  seconds East, 651.30 feet and North 32 degrees 15
UTILITIES OVER THE EASTERLY 20 FEET OF                                                                                 File No. 213.1753                                           cuit court within Tuscola County, at 10:00 AM, on Oc-        by the foreclosing mortgagee. In that event, your dam-       minutes 00 seconds East 223.60 feet to a point on the
THE ABOVE DESCRIBED 66 FOOT EASEMENT                      Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage           ASAP #3270223                                               tober 22, 2009.                                              ages, if any, shall be limited solely to the return of the   Westerly line of Michigan Central Railroad right-of-
FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS.                                   and the statute in such case made and provided, notice                                                                                                                                bid amount tendered at sale, plus interest.                  way line; thence leaving said centerline South 25 de-
                                                                                                                                                                     9-23-4
                                                          is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed                                                                    Said premises are situated in Township of Fremont,                                                                        grees 28 minutes 19 seconds East along said Westerly
The redemption period shall be 12 months from the         by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of                                                                     Tuscola County, Michigan, and are described as:              MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the                 right-of-way a distance of 593.65 feet to a point on the
date of such sale unless determined abandoned in ac-      them, at public venue, at the place of holding the cir-                                                                                                                               conditions of a mortgage made by Michael F. Thorp            East line of Section 35, said line also being the cen-
cordance with 1948CL 600.3241a, in which case the         cuit court within Tuscola County, at 10:00 AM, on Oc-                                                                    Lot 7, Block 8 of William Turner’s Second Addition           and Sherri Thorp, husband and wife, original mort-           terline of Old Sheridan Road, so-called; thence South
redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of       tober 22, 2009.                                                                                                          to the Village of Mayville, according to the Plat            gagors, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems,         00 degrees 27 minutes 27 seconds West along said
such sale.                                                                                                                                                                         thereof as recorded in Liber 1 of Plats, page 30A, Tus-      Inc., as nominee for lender and lender’s successors          East line of Section 35 a distance of 286.85 feet to the
                                                                                                                       In the event this property is claimed as a principal res-
                                                          Said premises are situated in Village of Caro, Tuscola       idence exempt from tax under section 7cc of the gen-        cola County Records.                                         and/or assigns, Mortgagee, dated February 13, 2004           point of beginning.
Dated: September 11, 2009                                 County, Michigan, and are described as:                                                                                                                                               and recorded on March 22, 2004 in Liber 985 on Page
                                                                                                                       eral property tax act, 1893 PA 206, MCL .7cc please
                                                                                                                       contact our office at (248) 844-5123.                       The redemption period shall be 6 months from the             297, and assigned by said Mortgagee to EverHome              The redemption period shall be 12 months from the
NATIONWIDE ADVANTAGE MORTGAGE COM-                        Lot 8, Block 15 of the Plat of the Village of Caro, ac-                                                                  date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-        Mortgage Company as assignee as documented by an             date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-
PANY                                                      cording to the recorded plat thereof, as recorded in                                                                     cordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the              assignment, in Tuscola County Records, Michigan, on          cordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the
Mortgagee/Assignee                                                                                                     This firm is a debt collector attempting to collect a
                                                          Plat Liber 1, Page 59A, Tuscola County Records, Sec-         debt. Any information obtained will be used for this        redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of          which mortgage there is claimed to be due at the date        redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of
                                                          tion 3, Town 12 North, Range 9 East.                         purpose. If you are in the Military, please contact our     such sale.                                                   hereof the sum of Eighty-One Thousand Three Hun-             such sale.
Schneiderman & Sherman, P.C.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    dred Eighty-Six and 30/100 Dollars ($81,386.30), in-
23100 Providence Drive, Suite 450                                                                                      office at the number listed below.
                                                          The redemption period shall be 6 months from the                                                                         Dated: September 23, 2009                                    cluding interest at 6.5% per annum.                          Dated: September 30, 2009
Southfield, MI 48075                                      date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-        MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the
                                             9-16-4       cordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the              conditions of a certain mortgage made by Phillip W.         FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:                           Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage           FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:
                                                          redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of          Germain and Melanie Germain, husband and wife, to           FC S (248) 593-1304                                          and the statute in such case made and provided, notice       FC S (248) 593-1304
                                                          such sale.                                                   Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.,             Trott & Trott, P.C.                                          is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed        Trott & Trott, P.C.
                                                                                                                       solely as nominee for First NLC Financial Services,         Attorneys for Servicer                                       by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of         Attorneys for Servicer
                                                          Dated: September 23, 2009                                    LLC, DBA The Lending Center, Mortgagee, dated               31440 Northwestern Highway, Suite 200                        them, at public venue, at the place of holding the cir-      31440 Northwestern Highway, Suite 200
                                                                                                                       June 15, 2006 and recorded November 15, 2006 in             Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334-2525                        cuit court within Tuscola County, at 10:00 AM, on Oc-        Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334-2525
THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-                    FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:                           Liber 1102, Page 558, Tuscola County Records,               File #281436F01                                              tober 29, 2009.                                              File #281469F01
ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION                    FC D (248) 593-1309                                          Michigan. Said mortgage was subsequently assigned                                                          9-23-4                                                                                                                    9-30-4
WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-                      Trott & Trott, P.C.                                                                                                                                                                   Said premises are situated in Village of Fairgrove,
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THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-                       the Northwest quarter of Section 32, Town 11 North,          and the statute in such case made and provided, notice    (“MSHDA”) website or by calling MSHDA. The                an agreement to modify the mortgage loan, the mort-      THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-
ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION                       Range 8 East, Vassar Township, Tuscola County,               is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed     website address and telephone number of MSHDA is:         gage will not be foreclosed if the Borrower abides by    ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION
WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-                         Michigan, described as follows: Commencing at the            by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of      (www.mshda.info/counseling_search/), telephone            the terms of the agreement.                              WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-
POSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE                       North quarter corner of Section 32; thence North 87          them, at public venue, at the place of holding the cir-   (517) 373-8370, TTY# 1-800-382-4568.                                                                               POSE.
NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MIL-                       degrees 17 minutes 23 seconds West, along the North          cuit court within Tuscola County, at 10:00 AM, on No-                                                               The Borrower has the right to contact an attorney. The
ITARY DUTY.                                                  line of Section 32, a distance of 634.02 feet to the         vember 5, 2009.                                           If you request a meeting with the servicer’s designate    telephone number of the State Bar of Michigan’s          Date: October 7, 2009
                                                             point of beginning of this description; thence South                                                                   within 14 days after the Notice required under MCL        Lawyer Referral Service is (800) 968-0738.
MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the                 01 degrees 26 minutes 42 seconds West 617.26 feet;           Said premises are situated in City of Vassar, Tuscola     600.3205a(1) is mailed, then foreclosure proceedings                                                               FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:
conditions of a mortgage made by Richard E. Miller,          thence North 29 degrees 48 minutes 18 seconds West,          County, Michigan, and are described as:                   will not start until 90 days after the date the Notice    THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-                   FC H (248) 593-1300
Jr., a married man, and Jeanette R. Miller, his wife, to     parallel with the centerline of State (M-15) Highway,                                                                  was mailed to you. If you and the servicer’s Designate    ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION                   Trott & Trott, P.C.
First Horizon Home Loan Corporation, f/k/a FT Mort-          a distance of 156.24 feet; thence South 87 degrees 17        Lots 8 and 9, except the East 30 feet thereof, Block 7,   reach an agreement to modify the mortgage loan, the       WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-                     Attorneys for Servicer and/or Mortgage Holder
gage Company DBA Carl I. Brown Mortgage, Mort-               minutes 23 seconds East, parallel with said North line       Johnson’s Addition to the City of Vassar, according to    mortgage will not be foreclosed if you abide by the       POSE.                                                    31440 Northwestern Highway, Suite 200
gagee, dated February 24, 1999 and recorded July 13,         of Section 32, a distance of 20.00 feet; thence North        the recorded Plat thereof, as recorded in Liber 29 of     terms of the agreement. You have the right to contact                                                              Farmington Hills, MI 48334-2525
1999 in Liber 776, Page 1138, and Scrivener’s of Af-         29 degrees 46 minutes 18 seconds West 575.31 feet to         Plats, Page 88.                                           an attorney.                                              Date: October 7, 2009                                    File # 287054F01
fidavit recorded to correct legal Recorded 11/9/01 in        a point on said North line of Section 32; thence South                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10-7-1
Liber 847, Page 1447, Tuscola County Records,                87 degrees 17 minutes 23 seconds East, along said            The redemption period shall be 6 months from the          You may contact attorney of your choice. If you do        FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:
Michigan. Said mortgage is now held by First Horizon         North line, a distance of 359.24 feet to the point of be-    date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-     not have an attorney, the telephone number for the        FC C (248) 593-1301
Home Loans, a division of First Tennessee Bank, Na-          ginning.                                                     cordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the           Michigan State Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral          Trott & Trott, P.C.
tional Association by assignment. There is claimed to                                                                     redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of       Service is 1-800-968-0738.                                Attorneys for Servicer and/or Mortgage Holder
be due at the date hereof the sum of Seventy-Seven           Parcel 2: Commencing at the North quarter corner of          such sale.                                                                                                          31440 Northwestern Highway, Suite 200
Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty-Six and 51/100 Dollars           Section 32, thence North 87 degrees 17 minutes 23                                                                      Dated: October 7, 2009                                    Farmington Hills, MI 48334-2525                          AS A DEBT COLLECTOR, WE ARE ATTEMPT-
($77,956.51) including interest at 6.5% per annum.           seconds West along the North line of Section 32 a dis-       Dated: October 7, 2009                                                                                              File # 287218F01                                         ING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMA-
                                                             tance of 993.26 feet to the point of beginning of this                                                                 Orlans Associates P.C.                                                                                10-7-1       TION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT
Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage           description; thence South 29 degrees 48 minutes 18           FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:                        Attorneys for Servicer                                                                                             PURPOSE. NOTIFY (248) 362-6100 IF YOU ARE
and the statute in such case made and provided, notice       seconds East parallel with the centerline of State (M-       FC C (248) 593-1301                                       P.O. Box 5041                                                                                                      IN ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY.
is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed        15) Highway a distance of 287.66 feet; thence North          Trott & Trott, P.C.                                       Troy, MI 48007-5041
by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of         87 degrees 17 minutes 23 seconds West parallel with          Attorneys for Servicer                                    File Number: 241.7566                                                                                              Charles S. Roe, a married man, Stefanie L. Roe, his
them, at public venue at the front entrance of the           said North line of Section 32 a distance of 380.00 feet      31440 Northwestern Highway, Suite 200                     ASAP #3288090                                                                                                      wife have defaulted on a Mortgage for the real prop-
Courthouse in the Village of Caro, Tuscola County,           to a point on said centerline of State (M-15) Highway;       Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334-2525                                                                  10-7-1       NOTICE PURSUANT TO MCL 600.3205a(4)                      erty known as: 1188 Hollow Drive, Caro, MI 48723
MI in Tuscola County, Michigan at 10:00 a.m. on OC-          thence North 29 degrees 46 minutes 18 seconds West           File #282372F01
TOBER 29, 2009.                                              along said centerline a distance of 287.66 feet to a                                                      10-7-4                                                                 NOTICE is hereby provided to Dean Michael Parks          This Notice is to inform you that you have the right
                                                             point of said North line of Section 32; thence South                                                                                                                             and Jessica Lynn Parks, the borrowers and/or mort-       to request a meeting with the mortgage holder or mort-
Said premises are located in the Township of Milling-        87 degrees 17 minutes 23 seconds East along said                                                                                                                                 gagors (hereinafter “Borrower”) regarding the prop-      gage servicer.
ton, Tuscola County, Michigan, and are described as:         North line 380.00 feet to the point of beginning.                                                                                                                                erty located at: 4100 Mushroom Rd, Deford, MI
                                                                                                                                                                                    NOTICE PURSUANT TO MCL 600.3205a(4)                       48729-9727.                                              Sonja Buchinger has been designated by them as the
Commencing at the Southeast corner of the West one-          The redemption period shall be 12 months from the                                                                                                                                                                                         person to contact who has authority to determine your
half of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 19, Town        date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-        PURSUANT TO 15 USC §1692 YOU ARE                          NOTICE is hereby provided to John R. Heist and            The Borrower has the right to request a meeting with     eligibility for a mortgage modification.
10 North Range 8 East; thence West 261 feet to the           cordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the              HEREBY INFORMED THAT THIS IS AN AT-                       Jacqueline Visner, the borrowers and/or mortgagors        the mortgage holder or mortgage servicer. The agent
place of beginning; thence West 261 feet; thence             redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of          TEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND THAT ANY                      (hereinafter “Borrower”) regarding the property lo-       designated by the Mortgage Servicer and/or Mortgage      Charles S. Roe and Stefanie L. Roe may contact a
North 113 Minutes 42 Seconds West 1662.00 feet;              such sale.                                                   INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE MAY BE                       cated at: 816 Saginaw St, Fostoria, MI 48435-9735.        Holder to contact and that has authority to make         housing counselor by visiting the Michigan State
thence East 261 feet; thence South 13 Minutes 42 Sec-                                                                     USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.                                                                                              agreements under MCL sections 600.3205b and              Housing Development Authority’s (MSHDA) website
onds East 1662.00 feet to the place of beginning.            Dated: October 7, 2009                                                                                                 The Borrower has the right to request a meeting with      600.3205c is: Trott & Trott, P.C., 31440 Northwestern    at www.michigan.gov/mshda or by calling the Michi-
                                                                                                                          MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the              the mortgage holder or mortgage servicer. The agent       Highway, Suite 200, Farmington Hills, MI 48334-          gan State Housing Development Authority at (866)
The redemption period shall be 12 months from the            FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:                           condition of a mortgage made by Ronda Page and            designated by the Mortgage Servicer and/or Mortgage       2525 at (248) 593-1300.                                  946-7432. That if Charles S. Roe and Stefanie L. Roe
date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-        FC F (248) 593-1313                                          Frank E. Page, Husband and Wife, to MERS, Mort-           Holder to contact and that has authority to make                                                                   request a meeting with the person designated above,
cordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the              Trott & Trott, P.C.                                          gage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc by a mort-      agreements under MCL sections 600.3205b and               The Borrower may contact a housing counselor by          within 14 days, foreclosure proceedings will not com-
redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of          Attorneys for Servicer                                       gage dated October 8, 2004 and recorded on February       600.3205c is: Trott & Trott, P.C., 31440 Northwestern     visiting the Michigan State Housing Development Au-      mence until 90 days after the date a notice was mailed
such sale.                                                   31440 Northwestern Highway, Suite 200                        14, 2005 in Liber 1027, on Page 759, Tuscola County       Highway, Suite 200, Farmington Hills, MI 48334-           thority’s website or by calling the Michigan State       to them. That if Charles S. Roe and Stefanie L. Roe
                                                             Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334-2525                        Records, Michigan, and re-recorded September 21,          2525 at (248) 593-1312.                                   Housing Development Authority at http://www.michi-       and the designated person reach an agreement to mod-
TO ALL PURCHASERS: The foreclosing mortgagee                 File #282536F01                                              2009 in Liber 1184, Page 35, on which mortgage there                                                                gan.gov/mshda or at (866) 946-7432.                      ify the mortgage loan, the mortgage will not be fore-
can rescind the sale. In that event, your damages, if                                                       10-7-4        is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum of One    The Borrower may contact a housing counselor by                                                                    closed if Charles S. Roe and Stefanie L. Roe abide by
any, are limited solely to the return of the bid amount                                                                   Hundred Thirteen Thousand Seven Hundred Ninety            visiting the Michigan State Housing Development Au-       If the Borrower requests a meeting with the agent des-   the terms of the agreement.
tendered at sale, plus interest. If you are a tenant in                                                                   and 18/100 Dollars ($113,790.18), including interest      thority’s website or by calling the Michigan State        ignated above by contacting an approved housing
the property, please contact our office as you may                                                                        at 5.25% per annum.                                       Housing Development Authority at http://www.michi-        counselor within 14 days from October 5, 2009, fore-     Charles S. Roe and Stefanie L. Roe have the right to
have certain rights.                                                                                                                                                                gan.gov/mshda or at (866) 946-7432.                       closure proceedings will not be commenced until 90       contact an attorney. You may contact the State Bar of
                                                                                                                          Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage                                                                  days after October 5, 2009.                              Michigan Lawyer referral service (800) 968-0738.
Dated: September 30, 2009                                    AS A DEBT COLLECTOR, WE ARE ATTEMPT-                         and the statute in such case made and provided, notice    If the Borrower requests a meeting with the agent des-
                                                             ING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMA-                       is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed     ignated above by contacting an approved housing           If the Borrower and the agent designated above reach     Dated: October 7, 2009
Orlans Associates, P.C.                                      TION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT                          by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of      counselor within 14 days from October 2, 2009, fore-      an agreement to modify the mortgage loan, the mort-
Attorneys for Servicer                                       PURPOSE. NOTIFY US AT THE NUMBER                             them, at public venue, front entrance of the Court-       closure proceedings will not be commenced until 90        gage will not be foreclosed if the Borrower abides by    By: Michael I. Rich (P-41938)
P.O. Box 5041                                                BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MILITARY                          house in the Village of Caro, Tuscola County, MI at       days after October 2, 2009.                               the terms of the agreement.                              Attorney for Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.
Troy, MI 48007-5041                                          DUTY.                                                        10:00 am on November 5, 2009.                                                                                                                                                2155 Butterfield Drive
248-502-1400                                                                                                                                                                        If the Borrower and the agent designated above reach      The Borrower has the right to contact an attorney. The   Suite 200-S
File No. 238.0198                                            MORTGAGE SALE - Default having been made in                  Said premises are situated in the Township of Arbela,     an agreement to modify the mortgage loan, the mort-       telephone number of the State Bar of Michigan’s          Troy, MI 48084
ASAP #3279263                                                the terms and conditions of a certain mortgage made          County of Tuscola, State of Michigan, and are de-         gage will not be foreclosed if the Borrower abides by     Lawyer Referral Service is (800) 968-0738.                                                           10-7-1
                                               9-30-4        by Richard Barbersek and Lisa A. Barbersek, husband          scribed as:                                               the terms of the agreement.
                                                             and wife, Mortgagors, to Mortgage Electronic Regis-
                                                             tration Systems, Inc (MERS), Mortgagee, dated the            The West 376 feet of the North 463 feet of the North-     The Borrower has the right to contact an attorney. The
                                                             24th day of January, 2007 and recorded in the office         east 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 8, Town 10       telephone number of the State Bar of Michigan’s




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Open House
                                                             of the Register of Deeds, for The County of Tuscola          North, Range 7 East.                                      Lawyer Referral Service is (800) 968-0738.
SCHNEIDERMAN & SHERMAN, P.C., IS AT-                         and State of Michigan, on the 30th day of January,
TEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, ANY INFOR-                       2007 in Liber 1109 of Tuscola County Records, Page           The redemption period shall be 6 months from the          THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-
MATION WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT                       1047, Instrument # 200700891785, said Mortgage               date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in ac-     ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION
PURPOSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT                        having been assigned to THE BANK OF NEW                      cordance with 1948CL 600.3241a, in which case the         WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-
(248) 539-7400 IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MILI-                    YORK MELLON, F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW                           redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of       POSE.
TARY DUTY.                                                   YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATE-
                                                             HOLDERS, CWABS, INC ASSET BACKED CER-
                                                                                                                          such sale.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Date: October 7, 2009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Elkland Township Fire Department
MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the
conditions of a mortgage made by KREG WOODS,
                                                             TIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2 on which mortgage
                                                             there is claimed to be due, at the date of this notice,
                                                                                                                          Dated: October 2, 2009
                                                                                                                                                                                    FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          for the celebration of our 125th anniversary
                                                             the sum of Ninety Three Thousand Four Hundred                Michael M. Grand, Esq.                                    FC L (248) 593-1312
AN UNMARRIED MAN, and KELLIE WALKER,
AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, to Mortgage Electronic                   Thirty Eight & 44/100 ($93,438.44), and no suit or           GRAND & GRAND PLLC                                        Trott & Trott, P.C.                                                         Elkland Township Firehall
Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), solely as nom-
inee for lender and lender’s successors and assigns,,
                                                             proceeding at law or in equity having been instituted
                                                             to recover the debt secured by said mortgage or any
                                                                                                                          31731 Northwestern Hwy., #151
                                                                                                                          Farmington Hills, MI 48334
                                                                                                                                                                                    Attorneys for Servicer and/or Mortgage Holder
                                                                                                                                                                                    31440 Northwestern Highway, Suite 200                                         Sat., October 10, 2009
Mortgagee, dated October 11, 2007 and recorded on
October 17, 2007 in Liber 1132 on Page 898, and as-
                                                             part thereof.                                                (248) 538-3737
                                                                                                                          75567
                                                                                                                                                                                    Farmington Hills, MI 48334-2525
                                                                                                                                                                                    File # 278550F03                                                              12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
signed by said mortgagee to US BANK, NA, as as-              Now, therefore, by virtue of the power of sale con-                                                       10-7-4                                                    10-7-1
signed, Tuscola County Records, Michigan, on which           tained in said mortgage, and pursuant to statute of the                                                                                                                                          Flight Care
mortgage there is claimed to be due at the date hereof       State of Michigan in such case made and provided,
the sum of Two Hundred Nine Thousand Seven Hun-              notice is hereby given that on the 5th day of Novem-                                                                                                                                                                           Jaws Demonstration
dred Fifty-One Dollars and Forty-Two Cents                   ber, 2009 at 10:00 o’clock am Local Time, said mort-
($209,751.42), including interest at 6.000% per              gage will be foreclosed by a sale at public auction, to                                                                                                                                                                                                                Luncheon
annum.                                                       the highest bidder, at the front entrance of the Court-      SCHNEIDERMAN & SHERMAN, P.C., IS AT-                      FEDERAL LAW REQUIRES US TO ADVISE YOU
                                                             house in Village of Caro, Tuscola County, MI (that           TEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, ANY INFOR-                    THAT COMMUNICATION WITH OUR OFFICE
Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage           being the building where the Circuit Court for the           MATION WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT                    COULD BE INTERPRETED AS AN ATTEMPT TO
and the statute in such case made and provided, notice       County of Tuscola is held), of the premises described        PURPOSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT                     COLLECT A DEBT AND THAT ANY INFORMA-
                                                             in said mortgage, or so much thereof as may be nec-          (248) 539-7400 IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MILI-                 TION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Thumb
is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed
by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of         essary to pay the amount due, as aforesaid on said           TARY DUTY.                                                PURPOSE. IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MILITARY
them, at public venue, front entrance of the Court-          mortgage, with interest thereon at 9.250% per annum                                                                    SERVICE, PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE, AS
house Building in the Village of Caro, Michigan, Tus-        and all legal costs, charges, and expenses, including        MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the              YOU ARE ENTITLED TO SPECIAL PROTEC-
cola County at 10:00 AM o’clock, on October 29,              the attorney fees allowed by law, and also any sum or        conditions of a mortgage made by GUADALUPE                TIONS.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  National Bank Team
2009.                                                        sums which may be paid by the undersigned, neces-            TARKOWSKI and STEVEN L. TARKOWSKI,
                                                             sary to protect its interest in the premises.                WIFE AND HUSBAND, to Mortgage Electronic                  To: Matthew J. Kostrzewa, 5650 Centerline Road,
Said premises are located in Tuscola County, Michi-                                                                       Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), solely as nom-       Kingston, MI 48741
gan and are described as:                                    Which said premises are described as follows: All that       inee for lender and lender’s successors and assigns,,     County: Tuscola
                                                             certain piece or parcel of land, including any and all       Mortgagee, dated August 25, 2007, and recorded on
COMMENCING AT THE SOUTH QUARTER COR-                         structures, and homes, manufactured or otherwise, lo-        September 18, 2007, in Liber 1130, on Page 458, Tus-      State law requires that you receive the following no-
NER OF SECTION 17, TOWN 11 NORTH, RANGE                      cated thereon, situated in the Village of Millington,        cola County Records, Michigan, on which mortgage          tice: You have the right to request a meeting with your
11 EAST; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 52 MIN-                     County of Tuscola, State of Michigan, and described          there is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum     mortgage holder or mortgage servicer.
UTES 10 SECONDS WEST 330.58 FEET ALONG                       as follows, to wit:                                          of One Hundred Forty Thousand Three Hundred
THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 17 TO THE                                                                                  Twenty-Six Dollars and Fifty-Two Cents                    The person to contact and that has the authority to
POINT OF BEGINNING; RUNNING THENCE                           PARCEL 1: THE SOUTH 14 FEET OF THE WEST                      ($140,326.52), including interest at 6.750% per           make agreements for a loan modification with you is:
NORTH 89 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 10 SECONDS                       80 FEET OF LOT 1 AND THE NORTH 1/3 OF LOT                    annum.                                                    Orlans Associates, P.C Loss Mitigation Department,
WEST 330.58 FEET ALONG THE SOUTH LINE                        2, EXCEPT THE EAST 2 1/2 FEET THEREOF,                                                                                 P.O. Box 5041, Troy, MI 48007-5041, (248) 502-
OF SAID SECTION 17; THENCE NORTH 0 DE-                       BLOCK 5 OF THE VILLAGE OF MILLINGTON,                        Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage        1331. You may contact a housing counselor by visiting
GREES 00 MINUTES 09 SECONDS WEST 1326.32                     ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN                            and the statute in such case made and provided, notice    the Michigan State Housing Development Authority
FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 53 MIN-                        LIBER 1 OF PLATS, PAGE 41, NOW BEING PAGE                    is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed     (“MSHDA”) website or by calling MSHDA. The
UTES 16 SECONDS EAST 330.58 FEET ALONG                       41A.                                                         by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of      website address and telephone number of MSHDA is:
THE SOUTH 1/8 LINE OF SAID SECTION 17;                                                                                    them, at public venue, front entrance of the Court-       (www.mshda.info/counseling_search/), telephone
THENCE SOUTH 0 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 09                         PARCEL 2: THE NORTH 60 FEET OF THE SOUTH                     house Building in the Village of Caro, Michigan, Tus-     (517) 373-8370, TTY# 1-800-382-4568.
SECONDS EAST 1326.53 FEET TO THE POINT                       8 RODS OF LOTS 2 AND 3, EXCEPT THE EAST                      cola County at 10:00 AM o’clock, on November 05,
OF BEGINNING.                                                55 FEET OF LOT 3, BLOCK 5 OF THE VILLAGE                     2009.                                                     If you request a meeting with the servicer’s designate
                                                             OF MILLINGTON, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT                                                                                   within 14 days after the Notice required under MCL
The redemption period shall be 12 months from the            RECORDED IN LIBER 1 OF PLATS, PAGE 41,                       Said premises are located in Tuscola County, Michi-       600.3205a(1) is mailed, then foreclosure proceedings
date of such sale unless determined abandoned in ac-         NOW BEING PAGE 42A.                                          gan and are described as:                                 will not start until 90 days after the date the Notice
cordance with 1948CL 600.3241a, in which case the                                                                                                                                   was mailed to you. If you and the servicer’s Designate
redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of          During the six (6) months immediately following the          LOTS 13 AND 14, BLOCK 1 OF THE VILLAGE OF                 reach an agreement to modify the mortgage loan, the
such sale.                                                   sale, the property may be redeemed, except that in the       GATES (NOW REESE), ACCORDING TO THE                       mortgage will not be foreclosed if you abide by the
                                                             event that the property is determined to be abandoned        PLAT OF THE VILLAGE THEREOF RECORDED                      terms of the agreement. You have the right to contact

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Appreciates your business
Dated: September 25, 2009                                    pursuant to MCLA 600.3241a, the property may be              IN LIBER 29 OF PLATS, PAGE 115 OF TUSCOLA                 an attorney.
                                                             redeemed during 30 days immediately following the            COUNTY RECORDS.
US BANK, NA                                                  sale.                                                                                                                  You may contact attorney of your choice. If you do
Mortgagee/Assignee                                                                                                        The redemption period shall be 6 months from the          not have an attorney, the telephone number for the
                                                             Dated: 10/7/200p                                             date of such sale unless determined abandoned in ac-      Michigan State Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral
Schneiderman & Sherman, P.C.
23100 Providence Drive, Suite 450                            THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE
                                                                                                                          cordance with 1948CL 600.3241a, in which case the
                                                                                                                          redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of
                                                                                                                                                                                    Service is 1-800-968-0738.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   We invite you to cheer the
Southfield, MI 48075                                         BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE                         such sale.                                                Dated: October 7, 2009
                                                             CERTIFICATEHOLDERS, CWABS, INC ASSET
                                               9-30-4        BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2
                                                             Mortgagee
                                                                                                                          Dated: September 29, 2009                                 Orlans Associates P.C.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Attorneys for Servicer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Cass City Red Hawks
                                                                                                                          Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.            P.O. Box 5041
                                                             FABRIZIO & BROOK, P.C.
                                                             Attorney for THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON
                                                                                                                          (“MERS”), solely as nominee for lender and lender’s
                                                                                                                          successors and assigns
                                                                                                                                                                                    Troy, MI 48007-5041
                                                                                                                                                                                    File Number: 200.5317
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  to a Homecoming Victory
THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-                       FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE                         Mortgagee/Assignee                                        ASAP #3288151
ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION
WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-
                                                             FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS, CWABS, INC
                                                             ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2                     Schneiderman & Sherman, P.C.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 10-7-1                     with a
POSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE                       888 W. Big Beaver, Suite 800                                 23100 Providence Drive, Suite 450
NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MIL-
ITARY DUTY.
                                                             Troy, Ml 48084
                                                             248-362-2600
                                                                                                                          Southfield, MI 48075
                                                                                                                                                                       10-7-4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 PRE-GAME TAILGATE PARTY
                                                                                                            10-7-4
ATTN PURCHASERS: This sale may be rescinded
by the foreclosing mortgagee. In that event, your dam-
                                                                                                                                                                                    NOTICE PURSUANT TO MCL 600.3205a(4)                             at the Cass City Park
ages, if any, shall be limited solely to the return of the
bid amount tendered at sale, plus interest.
                                                                                                                                                                                    NOTICE is hereby provided to Elizabeth Mihacsi and
                                                                                                                                                                                    John Mihacsi Jr, the borrowers and/or mortgagors                 Lions Club Pavilion
                                                                                                                          FEDERAL LAW REQUIRES US TO ADVISE YOU                     (hereinafter “Borrower”) regarding the property lo-
MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the
conditions of a mortgage made by Karen Ashmore and
Greg Ashmore, wife and husband, original mort-
                                                             THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT-
                                                             ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION
                                                                                                                          THAT COMMUNICATION WITH OUR OFFICE
                                                                                                                          COULD BE INTERPRETED AS AN ATTEMPT TO
                                                                                                                                                                                    cated at: 3796 W Bay City Forestville Rd, Unionville,
                                                                                                                                                                                    MI 48767-9402.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      starting at 5 p.m.
                                                             WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-                         COLLECT A DEBT AND THAT ANY INFORMA-
gagors, to Oxford Bank Mortgage Services, LLC,               POSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE                       TION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT                       The Borrower has the right to request a meeting with
Mortgagee, dated August 15, 2007 and recorded on             NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MIL-                       PURPOSE. IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MILITARY                    the mortgage holder or mortgage servicer. The agent
August 21, 2007 in Liber 1128 on Page 31, and as-            ITARY DUTY.                                                  SERVICE, PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE, AS                    designated by the Mortgage Servicer and/or Mortgage
signed by said Mortgagee to U.S. Bank N.A. as as-                                                                         YOU ARE ENTITLED TO SPECIAL PROTEC-                       Holder to contact and that has authority to make
signee as documented by an assignment, in Tuscola            ATTN PURCHASERS: This sale may be rescinded                  TIONS.                                                    agreements under MCL sections 600.3205b and
County Records, Michigan, on which mortgage there            by the foreclosing mortgagee. In that event, your dam-                                                                 600.3205c is: Trott & Trott, P.C., 31440 Northwestern
is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum of           ages, if any, shall be limited solely to the return of the   To: Danion G. Brow and Laura L. Brow, 6455 Mur-           Highway, Suite 200, Farmington Hills, MI 48334-
Three Hundred Thirty Thousand Eight Hundred                  bid amount tendered at sale, plus interest.                  phy Lake Road, Millington, MI 48746                       2525 at (248) 593-1301.
Ninety-One and 66/100 Dollars ($330,891.66), in-                                                                          County: Tuscola
cluding interest at 6.875% per annum.                        MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the                                                                           The Borrower may contact a housing counselor by
                                                             conditions of a mortgage made by Keith E. Dubois             State law requires that you receive the following no-     visiting the Michigan State Housing Development Au-
Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage           and Catherine E. Dubois, husband and wife, original          tice: You have the right to request a meeting with your   thority’s website or by calling the Michigan State
and the statute in such case made and provided, notice       mortgagors, to ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc.,                mortgage holder or mortgage servicer.                     Housing Development Authority at http://www.michi-
is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed        Mortgagee, dated October 28, 2005 and recorded on                                                                      gan.gov/mshda or at (866) 946-7432.
by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of         April 13, 2006 in Liber 1077 on Page 488 in Tuscola          The person to contact and that has the authority to
them, at public venue, at the place of holding the cir-
cuit court within Tuscola County, at 10:00 AM, on No-
                                                             County Records, Michigan, on which mortgage there
                                                             is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum of
                                                                                                                          make agreements for a loan modification with you is:
                                                                                                                          Orlans Associates, P.C Loss Mitigation Department,
                                                                                                                                                                                    If the Borrower requests a meeting with the agent des-
                                                                                                                                                                                    ignated above by contacting an approved housing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Get the Chronicle delivered to
vember 5, 2009.

Said premises are situated in Township of Vassar, Tus-
                                                             Ninety-Nine Thousand Four Hundred Nine and
                                                             26/100 Dollars ($99,409.26), including interest at
                                                                                                                          P.O. Box 5041, Troy, MI 48007-5041, (248) 502-
                                                                                                                          1331.
                                                                                                                                                                                    counselor within 14 days from October 1, 2009, fore-
                                                                                                                                                                                    closure proceedings will not be commenced until 90                   your home each week!
                                                             6.75% per annum.                                                                                                       days after October 1, 2009.
cola County, Michigan, and are described as:
                                                             Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage
                                                                                                                          You may contact a housing counselor by visiting the
                                                                                                                          Michigan State Housing Development Authority              If the Borrower and the agent designated above reach
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Just call us at (989) 872-2010
Parcel 1: A parcel of land located in the North half of
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                                                                                                                                   rates, 10 words or less,
                                                                                                                                   $4.00 each insertion;
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                                                                                                                                   cents each.      Three
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                                                                                                                                   2-cash rate.      Save
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                                                                                                                                           Automotive

                                                                                                                                   FOR SALE - Ski Doo For-
                                                                                                                                   mula 500 snowmobile. Runs
                                                                                                                                   very good and looks good.
                                                                                                                                   Studded     track,    liquid
                                                                                                                                   cooled. $1,000. Please call
                                                                                                                                   989-872-4736.      1-9-30-3
                                                                                                                                      General Merchandise
                                                                                                                                   FOR SALE - Hay, stored in-
                                                                                                                                   side. Round bales, $30;
                                                                                                                                   square bales, $4. 989-670-
                                                                                                                                   9599.             2-9-30-3

                                                                                                                                   FOR SALE - 28’ aluminum
                                                                                                                                   extension ladder & car jack.
                                                                                                                                   872-2656.          2-10-7-3

                                                                                                                                   PUMPKINS FOR SALE -
                                                                                                                                   Wholesale or retail. 4 1/2
                                                                                                                                   miles south, 1/4 east of Cass
                                                                                                                                   City on Cemetery Rd. (fol-
                                                                                                                                   low signs). 989-872-8890.
                                                                                                                                                       2-9-30-2

                                                                                                                                   EHRLICH’S FLAGS
                                                                                                                                   AMERICAN MADE
                                                                                                                                     US -STATE - WORLD
                                                                                                                                       MILITARY - POW
                                                                                                                                        Aluminum Poles
                                                                                                                                     Commercial/Residential
                                                                                                                                     Sectional or One Piece
                                                                                                                                       1-800-369-8882
                                                                                                                                    Bill Ehrlich, Sr. 665-2568
                                                                                                                                    Bill Ehrlich, Jr. 665-2503
                                                                                                                                                       2-4-16-tf

                                                                                                                                        Household Sales

                                                                                                                                   HURRY! My last sale of the
                                                                                                                                   year. Wednesday-Friday, 9-6
                                                                                                                                   p.m. Third & Brooker.
                                                                                                                                                    14-10-7-1

                                                                                                                                   GARAGE SALE - 4835
                                                                                                                                   Hemlock Ln., Cass City.
                                                                                                                                   Thursday, 8-5 p.m.; Friday,
                                                                                                                                   8-3 p.m. Baby & adult
                                                                                                                                   clothes, maternity clothes,
                                                                                                                                   plus baby items. 14-10-7-1

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                                                                                                                                      Real Estate For Sale
                                                                                                                                   FOR SALE - 10 acres,
                                                                                                                                   mostly wooded. Excellent
                                                                                                                                   hunting. Severance Road
                                                                                                                                   east of Englehart. $39,900.
                                                                                                                                   Ask for Eric, 989-551-4871.
                                                                                                                                                      3-8-19-tf

                                                                                                                                     Real Estate For Rent
                                                                                                                                   FOR RENT - 1-bedroom up-
                                                                                                                                   stairs apartment located
                                                                                                                                   downtown      Cass     City.
                                                                                                                                   $350/month, $350 security
                                                                                                                                   deposit. Includes water,
                                                                                                                                   sewer and trash pickup. Pay
                                                                                                                                   your own electric. 989-872-
                                                                                                                                   5584.              4-10-7-2

                                                                                                                                   2-BEDROOM DUPLEX -
                                                                                                                                   Garage, laundry, deck,
                                                                                                                                   water/sewer included. No
                                                                                                                                   pets. $500/month. 3 miles
                                                                                                                                   east of Cass City. Leave a
                                                                                                                                   message, 989-872-5628.
                                                                                                                                                     4-10-7-tf

                                                                                                                                   LARGE 2-BEDROOM up-
                                                                                                                                   stairs          apartment.
                                                                                                                                   $375/month plus security
                                                                                                                                   deposit. Includes electric,
                                                                                                                                   sewer, water & garbage
                                                                                                                                   pickup. No pets. 989-872-
                                                                                                                                   3363.             4-10-7-3


                                                                                                                                   SMALL         1-BEDROOM
                                                                                                                                   house on large lot. Easy to
                                                                                                                                   heat. $400/month plus secu-
                                                                                                                                   rity deposit. 989-872-3363.
                                                                                                                                                      4-10-7-3


                                                                                                                                   VFW HALL available for
                                                                                                                                   rental occasions. Call 872-
                                                                                                                                   4933.              4-4-1-tf


ELKLAND TOWNSHIP FIRE fighters have been putting their lives on the line for some 125 years, whether they were asked
                                                                                                                                   FOR RENT - K of C Hall,
to snuff out a grass fire or a much larger blaze, such as the 1993 fire that leveled Croft-Clara Lumber in Cass City (top photo)   6106 Beechwood Drive.
or the 7-alarm blaze that gutted the Sommers Bakery and Tri-County Medical Co. buildings (middle photo) on Main Street in          Parties, dinners, meetings.
                                                                                                                                   Call Rick Kerkau, 872-4877.
1997. Cass City firemen have also assisted countless traffic accident victims.                                                                         4-1-2-tf
CASS CITY, MICHIGAN                                                                                  CASS CITY CHRONICLE - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009                                                                                                              PAGE FIFTEEN

  CALL 872-2010 TO PLACE AN ACTION AD
   Real Estate For Rent                                 Services                                         Services                            Services                             Services                                 Services                               Services

                                                                                                                                                                         Ken Martin
FOR RENT - Cass City Mini                                                             KIRBY VACUUMS author-                       SALT FREE iron condition-                                                                                             PAUL’S PUMP REPAIR -
Storage. Call 872-3917.                          LEE MORGAN                           ized factory service center -               ers and water softeners,                                                                                              Water pump and water tank
                  4-12-10-tf                        PAINTING                                                                      24,000 grain, $750. In-home
                                                                                                                                                                         Electric, Inc.
                                                                                      doing business since 1977.                                                                                                                                        sales.    In-home service.
                                                                                                                                  service on all brands. Credit
                                                20 Years Experience                   We carry genuine Kirby fac-
                                                                                                                                  cards accepted. Call Paul’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Credit cards accepted. Call
                                                                                      tory parts. If repair and                                                                                                                                         673-4850 or 800-745-4851
                                                                                      service are important to you,
                                                                                                                                  Pump Repair, 673-4850 or                  Homes - Farms                                                               anytime.           8-9-25-tf
OWENDALE AREA -                                        Services:                                                                  800-745-4851 for free analy-
                                                                                                                                                                             Commercial
Large lot. Appliances in-                           Interiors, Exteriors,
                                                                                      have your Kirby checked                     sis.                8-9-25-tf
cluded. $400/month plus de-                      Texturing, Wood Graining,            over at a reasonable price.                                                             Industrial                                                                       Help Wanted
posit. Call 989-872-2858                              Power Washing                   Even if your Kirby is 30
                                                                                      years old, we can still repair                                                      STATE LICENSED
after 5 p.m.      4-9-23-3                                                                                                         STEVE WRIGHT                                                                                                         SALES HELP WANTED -
                                                                                                                                                                        Phone 872-4114
                                                 • Residential//Commercial
                                                         • Insured                    it to run for many more                                                                                                                                           Local marketing, advertising
                                                                                      years! Call 989-269-7562,                      PAINTING
                                                (989) 872-3840                        989-479-6543 or 989-551-                     30 Years Experience • Insured           4180 Hurds Corner Rd.                                                        company looking for outgo-
                                                                        8-8-17-tf                                                                                                          8-8-10-tf                                                    ing sales help. Flexible
FOR RENT - Country                                                                    7562.              8-12-3-52                   Interior / Exterior                                                                                                hours, no travel. All sales
house, 2-3 bedroom, car
port, appliances. Beautiful                                                                      Kappen                             FREE ESTIMATES                                                                                                      done by phone. Experience
creek setting. Paved road.                                                                  Tree Service, LLC                                    • Wallpaper                                                                                            preferred, but will train. For
                                                                                                                                              • Drywall Repair                                                                                          more information, call 989-
$550/month. Call 872-8825.                                                                               Cass City                                                                                                                                      872-5584.          11-10-7-2
                   4-9-9-tf                                                                 • Tree Trimming or Removals                     • New Construction
                                                                                                   • Stump Grinding
                                                                                             • Brush Mowing / Chipping
                                                                                                                                    (989) 872-4654
                                                    Heating & Cooling                       • Lot Clearing • Tree Moving            (989) 550-8608                                                                                                            Work Wanted
                                                                                                                                                        8-12-17-tf
1-BEDROOM          APART-
                                                      • Central A/C
                                                                                                • Experienced Arborists
                                                                                                     • Fully Insured                                                     Carpet & Upholstery                    John’s Small
MENT - All utilities except
heat. Refrigerator, stove.                        • Gas & Oil Furnaces
                                                                                              • Equipped Bucket Trucks
                                                                                              Call (989) 673-5313                 ELECTRIC MOTOR and                          Cleaning                          Engine Repair                           NEED QUALITY WORK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        at an affordable price? Call
$249/month. Call 872-3315,                      • Mobile Home Furnace                          or (800) 322-5684
                                                                                                                                  power tool repair, 8 a.m. to 5                 Don Dohn                      6426 E. Cass City Rd.                    All Complete Quality
ask for Bud.      4-7-15-tf                          Sales & Service                                                              p.m. weekdays, 8 a.m. to                        Cass City                                                             Builders, 989-551-2894.
                                                                                            for a FREE ESTIMATE                   noon Saturday. John Blair,
                                                                                                                      8-6-25-tf   1/8 mile west of M-53 on Se-                 Phone 872-3471                         Reasonable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Guaranteed to beat all com-
                                                      HEATING                                                                                                                              8-3-25-tf                                                    petitors’ prices. Warranty on
UPSTAIRS APARTMENT -                                                                                                              bewaing Road. Phone 269-                                                             Rates!!!                         all workmanship.
$350/month plus deposit.
872-4785.       4-9-30-3                              AIR
                                                           and
                                                                                             Dave Nye                             7909.              8-12-13-tf
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           12-9-23-3
                                                  CONDITIONING                                Builder                                                                                                            Lawnmowers, Riders,

                                                                                              * New Construction
                                                                                                                                    Mike deBeaubien                         Smith                                 Trimmers, Rototillers,
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Chainsaws & Snowthrowers                 HOMECARE & housekeep-
                                                                                                                                     Tech Support
                                                  Paul L. Brown
                                                                                                                                                                         Refrigeration
FOR RENT - Seasonal stor-                                                                          * Additions                                                                                                   All Makes & Models                     ing available. 872-4760.
age: RVs, pop ups, boats,                                Owner                                   * Remodeling                      • Computer Troubleshooting                                                                                                              12-10-7-1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                24 Years of Experience
etc. Paved road, easy access.                                                                   * Pole Buildings                             & Repair                                 and                        All Work Guaranteed
872-8300.           4-9-30-tf                          State Licensed                               * Roofing                          • Computer Security
                                                24 Hour Emergency Service                            * Siding                      • Virus & Spyware Removal             Appliance Repair                                                                       In Memory
                                                                                               * State Licensed *                       • Wireless Network                                                                Hours:
                                                          CALL                                                                                                                                                  Monday-Friday 8-5 p.m.                  IN MEMORY OF Harry W.
OWENDALE - 3-bedroom                                                                           (989) 872-4670                               Installation
                                                   989-872-2734                                                                                                          All makes and models                     Saturday 9-4 p.m.                     Steele (Oct. 11, 2007) - It’s
apartment.   $400/month.                                                                                                                • Competitive Rates
                                                                         8-5-3-tf                                   8--8-10-tf                                                                                                                          been 2 long years since
810-537-2201 or 810-346-                                                                                                             Call: 989-670-5606 or
8917.           4-9-30-3                                                                                                                 989-872-5606                    Call 872-3092                              872-3866
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        you’ve been gone. We still
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        love and miss you. Love
            Notices                             Call 872-2010                                                                                       8-1-16-tf                                     8-3-15-tf                               8-4-1-tf      Judy & family. 15-10-7-1


                                                to place an ad                                                                                                          Real Estate For Sale
 Shabbona United Meth-
 odist Church is making
 apple pies and pie shells.
                                                                                                                                                                               JEAN BOARD
                                                                                                                                                                                    (989) 872-8520                                                           Call
                                                                                                                                                                                    (989) 233-5882                                              Barbara Osentoski
  To place an order call                                                                                                                 6451 Main St., Cass City         E-mail: board@midmich.net                                              Associate Broker/Owner,
    872-3530 or
     872-2384                                                           Deer Processing                                                                                    • SELLER SAYS “SELL!!”
                                                                                                                                                                           • 3 BEDROOMS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Multi-Million Dollar Producer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 www.barbosentoski.com
        If no answer,
                                                                        (989) 872-5460
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      528 N. State St.
                                                                                                                                                                           • ATTACHED GARAGE
      leave a message.                                                                                                                                                     • POLE BUILDING                                                            Caro, MI 48723
                       5-9-30-2                                                                                                                                            • 5.64 ACRES                                                               (989) 672-7777
                                                   REGULAR CUT                                           Rod Deering                                                       • CASS CITY SCHOOLS
SATCHELL’S CHRISTIAN
Retirement Home AFC has
an opening for a lady. Our
                                                        $60        00                                    Deford, MI
                                                                                                                    8-9-23-6
                                                                                                                                                                           •   $144,900!!!

home is between Caro and
Cass City. Licensed by the
state. 989-673-3329.
                  5-9-16-tf

REWARD - MISSING male
hound. 2-tone tan, wearing                               Residential or Light Commercial
green “Remington” collar                                       Reasonable Rates
w/tag. Name: Gunner.                                        New Customers Welcome!
Please call 989-670-2524 or                                                                                                                                                    6501 Main St., Cass City, Michigan 48726
670-0963.          5-10-7-1                                                  Insured                                                                                 “Worldly Known, Locally Owned”
                                                          Call (989) 670-6700                                    8-10-7-tf
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Website:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     www.osentoskirealestate.com
 Knights of Columbus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    You may also view our auctions at:
 CHICKEN & FISH                                                                                                                                                                                                                        www.osentoskiauction.com

      DINNERS                                                      Recreational                                                                                                                                                       Cass City...........989-872-4377
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Caro...................989-673-7777
                                                                                                                                        David Osentoski            Barb Osentoski          Martin Osentoski   Lola Osentoski Flores
  ALL YOU CAN EAT                                                                                                                       Associate Broker           Associate Broker         Sales Associate      Sales Associate      Kingston ...........989-683-8888
                                                                                                                                      Now Booking Auctions            672-7777           872-3252 or 550-3400     989-551-3577        E-mail: osentosk@avci.net
   Friday, Oct. 16
  4:00 to 7:00 p.m.                                    “No Gimmicks...Just Great Deals”
                                                                    .Vs,
                                                               A.T.Vs MOT ORCYCLES,
                                                  NEW & USED A.T.Vs , MOT ORCYCLES ,  CYCLES
     K of C Hall                                          SNOWMOBILES & TRAILERS
  6106 Beechwood Dr, Cass City                    FULL LINE OF ACCESSORIES FOR EVERYTHING
 Adults $8.00 Students $4.00                              BEST PRICES AROUND!
         10 & under Free
                    5-9-23-4
                                                      WARRANTY WITH MOST USED UNITS.
                                                                             brands
                                                                                ands.
                                                          We ser vice ALL br ands .                                                                                                                                                                              Tavis Osentoski
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Associate Broker
                                                                   riendly
                                                                 Friendl
                                                          F ast, F riendl y Ser vice!!                                                                                                                                                                            989-551-2010
                                                  1360 Prospect Avenue • Caro
                                                    (989) 672-4525
                                                                                                               MOTORSPORTS
                                                                                            watercraft                                  Nice looking house on 3.3 acres with a lot of ma-
                                                                                    Kawasaki                                            ture trees. This 2 bedroom home also has a day-              Here’s another handyman’s special. A three
 Saturday, October 10                               Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30 p.m.;
                                                  Sat 9-2 p.m.; Closed Sunday       ARCTIC CAT
                                                                                    AR CTIC CAT                16-5-14-tf               light basement with a fireplace and walkout access.          bedroom home with a basement that could use
 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.                                                                                                                  It is in need of a little repair, but has a good struc-      a little work. But with this special comes a
      Cass City VFW Hall                                                                                                                                                                             great 40’x84’ shed with 220 electric and 1/3 ce-
                                     5-9-30-2




                                                                                                                                        ture. Buildings out back and a great property to
      4533 Veterans Drive                                                                                                               relax on. Come take a look. This could make                  ment floor for the handyman or woman. Plus
      Cass City, Michigan                                                                                                               someone a great home! LV-167                                 2 more outbuildings. Great price. OW-177
   Bake Sale • Sloppy Joe Lunch •                                Motor Vehicles
 Honey Products • Homemade Tow-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lee LaFave
  els •Washclothes • Pot Holders •                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sales Associate
  Stuffed Bears • Wreath Arrange-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    665-2295
 ments • Flannel Throws • Christmas
  Deco • Painted Pictures & More
  For more information call:
 Pat Guza (989) 665-2375



                                                                                                                                                                                                    This home is ready for new owners. It features
                                                                                                                                        Cute little 3 bedroom home with an additional               3 bedrooms, 2 baths, central air, stove and refrig-           Roger Pohlod
                                                                                                                                        room that could be used for an office or an extra           erator. It also sets on a nice corner lot with a stor-        Sales Associate
                                                                                                                                        bedroom, breezeway and 2 car attached garage.               age shed and a large deck on the front.                          872-2747
                                                                                                                                        Not much to do on this home, could be moved right           Approximately 1,200 sq. ft. Mayville schools.
                                                                                                                                        into. Laker schools. EPB-174                                                                               M-352
 Wednesday, Oct. 14
 CLOSED 9-5 p.m.
     (for Staff In-Service)

     OPEN 5-9 p.m.
                       5-9-30-2


                                                                                              1996 14’x70’ 3 bedroom, 1 bath mobile with a
                                                                                              12’x45’ addition with 1 bedroom, 1 bath, kitchen,
                                                                                              utility, its own water heater and heat, a 26’x48’
     6 mo. old, spayed                                                                        garage plus a 22’x49’ outbuilding with its own               On this well maintained 3 bedroom Ranch with                  “The Point” Cass City’s newest subdivision! 50’
                                                         • Cass City                                                                                       1 3/4 baths, full basement and attached garage.
    Medium length hair                                                                        well. Total of 6.62 acres with approximately 4                                                                             plus lake front lot. Swimming, fishing, paddle
                                                       989-872-2248                           acres tillable with its own well also. The property          There is a door wall off the kitchen to the patio in          boat, ice fishing and ice skating. Home features
                                                            • Caro                            has its own drive plus a separate easement from              the backyard. New furnace in 2004 and new roof                3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and is set up in adult
                                                       989-673-2555                           the road to the tillable land.            MH955              in 2008. Cass City Schools. TCC1563                           park. Priced to sell! MH-919
                     Curled                               • Caseville
                    tail with                          989-856-8999
                    white tip                             • Bad Axe
                                                       989-269-6977
 Please help us find                                  kellyco@avci.net
                                                  tdibble@echoicemi.com
   our indoor pet!
                                                        WEBSITE:
                          5-10-7-2                www.realestate-mls.com                      HAVE IT ALL!! This 3 bedroom home has 2
                                                                                              baths and central air. For all your toys there is a                                                                        Cass City Country - 2 bedrooms, 1 bath,
                                                                                              32’x40’ pole building with concrete and electric.                                                                          full basement, 2 1/2 car garage, 30’x40’ in-
      Wanted to Buy                                                                           You also get 5 acres with woods only 1/4 mile from HANDYMAN SPECIAL! This 4 bedroom brick home
                                                  RMLS                                                                                                                                                                   sulated and heated shed with 220 electric
WANTED: ASPEN or Pop-
                                                                            Equal Housing
                                                                             Opportunity      state land. Call today!                    MH974 built around the 1900s needs complete renovations.                        and water. CY2575
                                                                                                                                                           Close to schools and churches. TCC1565
ple logs. 872-5641. 6-10-7-3
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“Fall into Fun” with 4-H
in Tuscola County in 2010
  “Fall Into Fun” with 4-H during Tuscola County 4-H’s        ducting community service projects and youth sharing
annual fall enrollment.                                       their new knowledge with their friends and family are
 The new 4-H year has begun. Clubs throughout Tuscola         just a few of the things that happen in 4-H.
County are busy reorganizing and enrolling members,             “4-H members learn new skills and make decisions sim-
and new clubs are forming.                                    ilar to those in adult life. Using those life skills, members
  Membership is open to any youth between the ages of         learn how to manage their resources, work together in
5 and 19 as of Jan. 1, 2010. There is an annual participa-    groups, develop critical thinking skills and communicate
tion fee of $10 per child or $30 per family. Scholarships     with others. There are opportunities for involvement at
to waive the participation fee are available for those who    the local, state, national, and even international level. 4-
cannot afford it.                                             H clubs also get involved in service learning activities
 The Tuscola County 4-H program is a mix of traditional       designed to improve the circumstances in their commu-
and non-traditional programming.                              nity. Through activities like cleaning up neighborhoods
                                                              or assisting with local food pantries, 4-H members learn
 “While we’re perhaps best known for our work in agri-        citizenship and leadership skills,” she said.
cultural projects, there are a good many 4-H youth in-          There are also many opportunities for adult volunteers        THE RAWSON Founda-
volved in other areas like entrepreneurship and science,      based on their interests and the amount of time they have       tion’s contributions to
engineering and technology,” explained Melissa Payk,          to offer. “Often new leaders come to us with experience         the Cass City community
4-H Extension educator for Michigan State University          in a certain project area, but sometimes they just have an
Extension - Tuscola County. “One example of the blend-        interest.” Payk said. “We encourage leaders to learn right      can be seen in a variety of
ing of old and new is the Deford Dazzlers 4-H Club,           along side of the youth they’re leading. It really teaches      places, including Hills
which includes youth exploring rocketry, biofuel and          kids a valuable lesson when they see that adults are still      and Dales General Hos-
computers as well as small livestock,” she added.             interested in learning new things.”
  4-H clubs are full of young people having fun with            4-H is open to all youth regardless of color, ethnic back-    pital (above) and the
friends and participating in new experiences. Through         ground, religion, gender, family status or disability. The      Cass City Veterans’ Me-
club activities, youth gain skills in decision-making,        Tuscola County 4-H Youth Development program is part
communications and cooperation.                               of Michigan State University Extension. To join 4-H,            morial (right). The foun-
 Clubs are led jointly by youth and adult volunteers and      find a 4-H club or for more information about local 4-H         dation has also given
usually meet on a monthly basis. Planning and creating        programs, contact the Tuscola County MSU Extension              thousands of dollars over
projects, going on tours, participating in fun hands-on       office at (989) 672-3870 or check out the 4-H website at
activities, joining state or international exchanges, con-    www.msue.msu.edu/tuscola.                                       its 50-year history in col-
                                                                                                                              lege scholarships and in
FYI seeking Card Board City Sleep Out logo                                                                                    sponsorships to impover-
 Future Youth Involvement (FYI), the     for all advertising.                     tronic copy of the design, which are
                                                                                                                              ished children world-
Youth Advisory Council of the Tus-           Design themes should support         due by Nov. 6.                              wide. (See story, page
cola County Community Foundation,        “homelessness awareness” in Tuscola        Submissions should be sent to the         one)
is looking for a 2010 Card Board City    County. Designs must be free of pro-     Tuscola County Community Founda-
Sleep Out logo.                          fanity, obscenity, demeaning or other-   tion, P.O. Box 534, Caro, MI 48723,
 The youth group is looking for inter-   wise offensive depictions or images.     and emailed to tccf534@yahoo.com.
ested parties to submit their logo de-   All designs will become the property       Questions should be directed to the
sign ideas for the May 2010 Card         of FYI and will not be returned.         Tuscola County Community Founda-
Board City event, which will be used      FYI requests both a paper and elec-     tion Office at (989) 673-8223.




                                                                                                                                     2009 MODEL “GIVEAWAY”

                                                                                                                                         MODEL                                                           MSRP                       NOW
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   $
                                                                                                                                      2009 Impala (2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $24,765 . . . . . . . . .$18,347*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   $
                                                                                                                                      2009 Buick Lucerne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $35,275 . . . . . . . . .$26,457*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   $
                                                                                                                                      2009 GMC Yukon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55,115 . . . . . . . . . .$42,762*
                                                                                                                                      2009 Sierra Crew Diesel 4x4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $52,419 . . . . . . . . .$39,528*  $
                                                                                                                                      2009 Sierra EXT. 1500 4x4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $37,000 . . . . . . . . .$26,722*$
                                                                                                                                      2009 Sierra Crew 1500 4x4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $39,495 . . . . . . . . .$28,948*  $
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   $
                                                                                                                                      2009 Pontiac G6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $24,175 . . . . . . . . . .$18,198*
                                                                                                                                      2009 Savanna 2500 Cargo Van . . . . . . . . . . . . . $27,350 . . . . . . . . .$21,275*      $
                                                                                                                                      2009 Silverado 2500 4x4 (Demo) . . . . . . . . . . . $33,469 . . . . . . . . .$22,550*       $
                                                                                                                                      2009 Silverado 1500 Ext. 4x4 (Demo) . . . . . . . . $35,350 . . . . . . . . .$24,773*        $
                                                                                                                                      2009 Silverado 1500 W/T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $21,880 . . . . . . . . .$15,379* $
                                                                                                                                                 HU R R Y I N. . .. . G O I NG . . .. . G O IN G . .. . .G O NE ! !
                                                                                                                                                                     *GMS pricing with available rebates applied.




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