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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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)
PAGE TWO CASS CITY CHRONICLE - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009 CASS CITY, MICHIGAN
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
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.
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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,
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
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-
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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
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- firstname.lastname@example.org 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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PAGE FOUR CASS CITY CHRONICLE - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009 CASS CITY, MICHIGAN
Several appear on Chronicle
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-
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-
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
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
and sugars in plants - such as corn,
switchgrass, sorghum and algae - can
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
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
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
“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-
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
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
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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
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the final season for Craig Emmert, 2 basketball teams in the 1960’s com-
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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titles. Although never winning a re- gional crown. Rev. Judy A. Esckilsen First Presbyterian Church Thursday Evening 7:00 p.m.
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Cass City Missionary Church 6505 Church St., Cass City, MI 48726 Pastor: F. Robert Tucker
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1953 Red Hawk grad Tim Burton. 872-5400
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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
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nized on the school’s list of 1,000+ Worship: 11:00 a.m.
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(Summer 9:30 a.m.)
Sunday School - Sept.-May 9:30 a.m.
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
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Hawk soccer team
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
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
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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CASS CITY, MICHIGAN CASS CITY CHRONICLE - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009 PAGE SEVEN
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
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
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
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.
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TYLER SAMONS, Cass City, 15, harvested this 6-
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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%)
PAGE EIGHT CASS CITY CHRONICLE - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009 CASS CITY, MICHIGAN
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.
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
“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,
state government officially shut down
tions in categoricals,” added Comp-
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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
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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
lose $140,377, Ubly Community
Schools, $176,935, and Owen-Gage, Foundation
marks 50 years
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)
PAGE TEN CASS CITY CHRONICLE - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009 CASS CITY, MICHIGAN
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
#51 Mike Mandich #76 Eric Rievert
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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.
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-
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.
PAGE TWELVE CASS CITY CHRONICLE - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009 CASS CITY, MICHIGAN
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OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THIS PURPOSE. ITARY DUTY. Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334-2525 ber 1, 2006 MASTR Asset Backed Securities, Trust WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR- Commencing at a point 24 Rods 6 feet South of the
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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
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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
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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-
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,
CASS CITY, MICHIGAN CASS CITY CHRONICLE - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009 PAGE THIRTEEN
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
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-
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
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
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
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-
Troy, Ml 48084
Southfield, MI 48075
PRE-GAME TAILGATE PARTY
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,
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-
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;
additional words 10
cents each. Three
weeks for the price of
2-cash rate. Save
money by enclosing
cash with mail orders.
Rates for display want
ads on application.
FOR SALE - Ski Doo For-
mula 500 snowmobile. Runs
very good and looks good.
Studded track, liquid
cooled. $1,000. Please call
FOR SALE - Hay, stored in-
side. Round bales, $30;
square bales, $4. 989-670-
FOR SALE - 28’ aluminum
extension ladder & car jack.
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.
US -STATE - WORLD
MILITARY - POW
Sectional or One Piece
Bill Ehrlich, Sr. 665-2568
Bill Ehrlich, Jr. 665-2503
HURRY! My last sale of the
year. Wednesday-Friday, 9-6
p.m. Third & Brooker.
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
CHECK OUT OUR
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.
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-
2-BEDROOM DUPLEX -
Garage, laundry, deck,
water/sewer included. No
pets. $500/month. 3 miles
east of Cass City. Leave a
LARGE 2-BEDROOM up-
$375/month plus security
deposit. Includes electric,
sewer, water & garbage
pickup. No pets. 989-872-
house on large lot. Easy to
heat. $400/month plus secu-
rity deposit. 989-872-3363.
VFW HALL available for
rental occasions. Call 872-
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
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
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-
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 -
• 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
Heating & Cooling • Lot Clearing • Tree Moving (989) 550-8608 Work Wanted
• 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
Dave Nye 7909. 8-12-13-tf
CONDITIONING Builder Lawnmowers, Riders,
* New Construction
Mike deBeaubien Smith Trimmers, Rototillers,
Chainsaws & Snowthrowers HOMECARE & housekeep-
Paul L. Brown
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.
(989) 872-8520 Call
(989) 233-5882 Barbara Osentoski
To place an order call 6451 Main St., Cass City E-mail: email@example.com Associate Broker/Owner,
872-2384 Deer Processing • SELLER SAYS “SELL!!”
• 3 BEDROOMS
Multi-Million Dollar Producer
If no answer,
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
Retirement Home AFC has
an opening for a lady. Our
$60 00 Deford, MI
home is between Caro and
Cass City. Licensed by the
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
Knights of Columbus
You may also view our auctions at:
CHICKEN & FISH www.osentoskiauction.com
DINNERS Recreational Cass City...........989-872-4377
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, Oct. 16
4:00 to 7:00 p.m. “No Gimmicks...Just Great Deals”
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
WARRANTY WITH MOST USED UNITS.
We ser vice ALL br ands . Tavis Osentoski
F ast, F riendl y Ser vice!! 989-551-2010
1360 Prospect Avenue • Caro
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-
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.
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
Please help us find email@example.com
our indoor pet!
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-
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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* $
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Just 1 Mile East of Downtown Bad Axe
Call 989-269-9781 or toll free 866-383-6644