- Friday afternoon, Mrs. David H. Murphy narrowly escaped with her life in an automobile accident. Her leg was broken jut below the knee and the back of her head cut, in addition to other injuries. The car, driven by Rev. W. H. Herbert, was driving along State Street, going east when he came upon Mrs. Murphy and a couple of other ladies who were crossing the street. In trying to dodge them, Mr. Herbert turned his car to the right and Mrs. Murphy, stepped in his way.
- Mrs. Ada Bradley, a patient at the Traverse City State Hospital, met death Saturday in the reservoir back of the building which is used by the institution for fire protection. Mrs. Bradley's ailment was a mild form of dementia and had been allowed freedom of the grounds for the benefit of her health, but eluded her companions.
- John Hoxsie of Acme Township, one of the pioneer residents of the county, is a candidate for county treasurer at the coming primaries. Mr. Hoxsie is one of the best known citizens of the region and has always taken an active part in the development of the region. His experience in life has been along lines that particularly fit him for the position.
- Capt. E. N. Emery left this afternoon for Harbor Springs where he has secured another boat to run between Old Mission, Omena and Traverse City. The boat is the Petosega which has been plying among the region's lakeside ports.
- There was a good attendance at the meeting of the Grand Traverse County Grange held in the Grant Township hall Wednesday. Grangers from Summit, Williamsburg, Peninsula, Silver Lake and Grand Traverse were in attendance. After a noon feast in the banquet hall, the business of the Grange was taken up and followed by a social time.
- W. E. Williams, the well known manufacturer, announces himself as a candidate for the nomination for Judge of Probate and has started his campaign in earnest. One thing that particularly qualifies him for the position is the fact that he was for several years, a practicing attorney in the state of Pennsylvania.
- The eight-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Loyal Scutt ran a fish hook in his foot while walking along the Boardman riverbank Friday afternoon. The injury is a very painful one although not considered serious.
- n George Rose, formerly of McBain, has purchased the stock of general merchandise known as the Gilbert Cash Store at Beulah. He will continue the business along the same lines.
- Next week the commencement exercises at the Benzonia Academy will take place along with many elaborate events for the entertainment of the hundreds of visitors who will attend. The school is taking high rank among the educational institutions of the state and the class this year is an unusually large one.
- Resorters are streaming into the lake areas of Benzie County and the indications are that this will be the most successful year that had ever been known since becoming an outing center. All available cottages have been taken and many new ones will be built to take care of the increased business.
- An ice cream social was held at the Gunton schoolhouse Friday evening, the proceeds of which are to go toward paying for the new organ which has been recently installed. A great number were present and did full justice to the refreshments that were served. Several selections were very skillfully rendered by Miss Daisy Buell who also played several good old-fashioned songs in which everyone present joined.
- Advice on deportment. Beware of meddlers and tale bearers.
- Medical advice of a century ago. Don't worry, it ages yourself and all your friends.
- Best buy of the week. Buick Model 29, A Happy Medium in Power, Price and Size, $1250 F. O. B. Flint, W. R. Good Garage.
Community in Brief: 05/22/2013
NWS hosts author; Parkinson's support group; film and discussion; and more.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/21/2013
Weather balloon launch; TCAPS Music Boosters concert; library plant sale and more.Continued ...
Local student earns rank of Eagle Scout
Nicholas Loew, an Elk Rapids High School freshman has earned the rank of Eagle Scout.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/20/2013
Interlochen schedule changes; author program; SEEDS fashion show; and more.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/19/2013
Beekeepers meeting; Korean War story; Swirl in Petoskey; and more.Continued ...
- Saturday, May 18, 2013
You're Needed: 05/18/2013
Organizers of the Art Rapids! fair to be held in June in Elk Rapids are seeking host families for some of the artists who will be participating in the event.Continued ...
Community Newsmakers: 05/18/2013
David Barr and Beth Dwaihy-Barr will be honored at the Legacy Gala on Saturday, June 15 at the Novi Civic Center in Novi.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/18/2013
Moyers' interview on climate; Short's kick-off party; chamber music on IPR; and more.Continued ...
Education Newsmakers: 05/18/2013
TC Central High School Freshman, Taylor Weckstein, has been named Distinguished Finalist in the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards in Michigan for the creation of her charitable organization Giving 1 Family at a Time (G.1.F.T).Continued ...
- Friday, May 17, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/17/2013
Travelogue; Kids' Creative Expo; native plant sale; and more.Continued ...
- Thursday, May 16, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/16/2013
International Affairs Forum; Old Engine Club swap meet; art opening; and more.Continued ...
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/15/2013
Bethany meeting; Peace Corps get-together; ice cream social and plant sale; and more.Continued ...
- Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/14/2013
Photo exhibit opens; LIWdA hosts program; film festival; and more.Continued ...
- Monday, May 13, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/13/2013
Antrim Republican Women meet; infant eye exams; Human Rights forum; and more.Continued ...
Service News: 05/13/2013
Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City has been awarded the 2012 MH-65 Aviation Standardization Excellence Award for exemplary performance during their annual standardization evaluation held in September of 2012.Continued ...
- Sunday, May 12, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/12/2013
Kids' books sought; Torch area potluck; wildflower walks; and more.Continued ...
- Saturday, May 11, 2013
Education Newsmakers: 05/11/2013
Traverse City Area Public Schools announced the students selected as 2013 Music Booster and Departmental Scholarship recipients.Continued ...
You're Needed: 05/11/2013
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore will host a kickoff meeting for Adopt-A-Beach volunteers at 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, in the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center on M-72 in Empire.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/11/2013
Brunch and garden sale; TCAPS Makerspace; Boys book club; and more.Continued ...
- Friday, May 10, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/10/2013
Wings of Wonder program; Mushroom forays; birding hike; and more.Continued ...
- Thursday, May 9, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/09/2013
School open house; lunch for seniors; West Shore Community College graduation; and more.Continued ...
- Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/08/2013
Kingsley Library Friends meet; Dance Center concerts; shimmy class for seniors; and more.Continued ...
- Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/07/2013
Father Fred sale; help Goodwill Inn; Genealogy meeting; and more.Continued ...
- Monday, May 6, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/06/2013
Library Friends meet; school road rally; Railroad Society meets; and more.Continued ...
Service News: 05/06/2013
Marine Corps Pvt. Jesse J. Jensen, son of Yolonda Garr of Clarksville, Tenn., and Vince Jensen, of Fife Lake, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C.Continued ...
- Community in Brief: 05/22/2013