ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Mike and Connie Sheldon, of Evart, along with Randy and Carol Becker, of Kenosha, Wis., would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jeanette Becker, to Christopher Kennedy, of Macomb Township. Jeanette is a 2003 Reed City High School graduate and a 2009 Ferris State University graduate. She is currently pursuing […]
It’s a girl! Shari and Dwight Giese, of Newaygo, welcomed their daughter, Emma Rose Giese, on Oct. 2, 2014.
25TH ANNIVERSARY: Tim and Sue Zehr, of Paris, are celebrating 25 years of marriage on Oct. 6, 2014. The couple married on Oct. 6, 1989, in Grand Rapids. They have since relocated to Paris. Their children and grandchildren are their pride and joy. They feel very blessed and look forward to even better years to come! Tim […]
Kenneth and Linda Maneke would like to announce the marriage of their daughter Marie Lynn to Michael W. Litrenta. The lakeside wedding took place at Clear Lake Country Golf Club on May 31, 2014. Marie is employed at River Town Realty and Mike is employed at Paris AllSharp. (Courtesy photo)
In late July, the Hooks and Bakers took a trip to Denali National Park in Alaska. Pictured from left to right are Ormand Hook, Teri Hook, Beverly Baker and Roger Baker.
50TH ANNIVERSARY: Ray and Patricia (Welniak) Faber, of Mecosta, are celebrating their 50th anniversary on Sept. 19, 2014. They were married on September 19, 1964, at St. Charles Catholic Church, Leaton. Mr. and Mrs. Faber, formerly of Mount Pleasant, have four children: Ray (Deb) Faber, of Mt. Pleasant, Mike (Robin) Faber, of Shepherd, Christie (Jesse) […]
65TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY: Helen and Gordon Burden are celebrating 65 years together. They were married on Aug. 19, 1949 and are lifelong residents of Stanwood. They raised four children and have eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. The family wishes to congratulate their Mom and Dad, Grandma and Grandpa. (Courtesy photo)
NAVYMAN: Machinist Mate Fireman Bradley Hofman, from Big Rapids, is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the Norfolk-based destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98). USS Forrest Sherman is longer than 1.5 football fields at nearly 510 feet long. The ship is 66 feet wide and weighs more than 9,200 tons. Twin gas turbine engines can […]
ACADEMIC SUCCESS: Alexandra E. Coso, of Lakeland, Fla., recently received her Ph.D. in aeronautical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Ga. In addition to her doctorate from Georgia Tech, Coso holds a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the […]
Elizabeth and Jacob Davis, of Big Rapids, welcomed their daughter, Eden Anaiah Rose Davis, on Aug. 5, 2014.
Amanda Cousineau, of Paris, recently graduated from Cornerstone University, earning a Master of Science in management. While at Cornerstone, Cousineau earned a cumulative grade point average of 4.00 and was the class representative for her cohort. She has a Bachelor of Science in management, also from Cornerstone, and an Associate of Business Administration from Baker […]
Tweens and Teens at the Morton Township Library had a hand-clapping, foot-stomping good time as they enjoyed a live rock-and-roll musical presentation by Jeff Rutter of Chicago on July 24. The Science of Music Show was a part of the Teen Summer Reading Program “Spark a Reaction.” The program was funded through the Michigan Council for Arts […]