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Recognizing a tragedy

Recognizing a tragedy

USS Liberty survivors ‘overwhelmed’ by plaque supporting them MANISTEE — Bryce Lockwood lowered his cup and raised his voice. As tears washed both his cheeks, his deep voice boomed. “Fox Fire, Fox Fire, this is Rock Star,” he bellowed, painfully remembering a chaotic radio message that was cried out the day his defenseless ship was attacked 47 […]

Schools starting to take truancy cases to court

Schools starting to take truancy cases to court

MANISTEE — Parents of truant children in Manistee County Schools may soon find themselves appearing in court before a judge. Board of Education members from the Manistee Intermediate School District were given that information by ISD superintendent  Jeff Jennette this week. Jennette also serves as the county truancy officer, and he informed the board they are […]