Access the County Press 24/7 with our new mobile device link at mcp.mihomepaper.com.

December 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Special Sections

Police Beat

Police Beat

Man arrested after traffic stop GENESEE COUNTY — Michigan State Police arrested a motorist on westbound I-69 near Irish Road Wednesday (Dec. 17) on an unspecified warrant following a traffic stop. He was taken to court in Lapeer. More...

Lapeer Police Department incident report

FRIDAY When: 2:42 a.m. Where: 100 block of Hunters Rill Incident: 911 hangup 911 hang up call More...

Opinion

Editorial

Road funding proposal: bi-partisan leadership or lame duck punt?

Michigan’s legislative branches, coached and coaxed by Gov. More...

Letters to the Editor

Give legislature extended holiday break A local newscaster summed up the Michigan State Legislature very appropriately and it went something like this: “The Michigan State Legislature More...

Sound Off

Who cares? I do! In response to “Time to move on,” and “Who gives a darn?” I do. Judge Byron Konschuh deserves his day in court and to be judged by a jury made up of non-biased Lapeer County residents. More...

Marketplace

LCBT makes Michigan Banker cover

LAPEER — Those driving past the Lapeer County Bank & Trust (LCBT) building at M-24 and DeMille Road have no doubt noticed some changes. More...

LCBT announces newest executive and certified tellers

LAPEER — Lapeer County Bank & Trust Co. is pleased to announce its newest executive and certified tellers. Kayla Ford of the Attica office has advanced to the prestigious level of executive teller. More...

I-69 Thumb region logistics/ distribution market grows

LAPEER — The I-69 Thumb region’s logistics and distribution market is growing rapidly according to a recent study by The Corradino Group. More...

Community View

More than 70,000 lights adorn home in dazzling display of music and motion

METAMORA TWP. — More than a dozen cars parked in the cul-de-sac on Amy Lynn Court in Metamora Township as Christmas lights pulsed and shone, glittered and gleamed, seemed to dance in the Hickmott family’s front yard. More...

Calendar

Calendar

NEW THIS WEEK

Today Holiday Family Skate at Crystal Field house Ice Arena in Burton on Sunday, Dec. More...

Almont fires newly-hired village manager

ALMONT — There’s a job opening in Almont. After just a shade over four months on the job, the Almont Village Council voted Tuesday night to fire village manager Michael Deem. More...

Man, 31, threatens to kill local judge

Police arrest Goodland Twp. resident after Facebook rants

GOODLAND TWP. — A man who reportedly threatened one Lapeer County judge was set to appear before another Lapeer County judge Friday. More...

Sports Update

Saturday Slate

   Saturday, December 20, 2014, 4:15 p.m. -- LAPEER -- The Lapeer hockey team hosts Swartz Creek at 5:45 p.m. at the Polar Palace.The County wrestling meet is expected to be completed around 11 p.m. or soon after today at Davison High. Full Story


News

Almont firefighters assist Washington Twp.

The Almont Township Fire Dept. was among the 11 departments that assisted Washington Township firefighters in battling a blaze Dec. 13 at a 3,200-square-foot home near Romeo High School. More...

Shop With a Cop moves to Walmart

LAPEER — It was a four-decade tradition in Lapeer, smiling Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. deputies having lunch with eager kids at Burger King followed by a quick hop over to Kmart to buy Christmas presents. More...

Store owners in 1896 offered greatest selection, lowest prices

LAPEER — In December 1896, Lapeer’s store owners, to hear them tell it, each had the greatest selection of gifts of the highest quality and the lowest prices for holiday shoppers to choose from. More...

Obituaries

SANDY JEAN MILKA

SANDY JEAN MILKA, 79, of Columbiaville, died December 18, 2014 at home with her family. More...

PAUL SPENCER BROADER

PAUL SPENCER BRODER, 87, of Dryden, passed away December 16, 2014. More...

JUNE MARIE CUNNINGHAM

JUNE MARIE CUNNINGHAM, 89, of Lapeer, passed away on December 13, 2014. As she had wanted, June passed away peacefully in her home and was surrounded by her loving family. More...

Sports

Lightning bow to Powers

Despite loss, team played hard in 64-44 defeat

LAPEER — Lapeer ran into one of the better basketball teams in the Saginaw Valley League-South Division on Thursday and dropped a 64-44 decision to Flint Powers Catholic. More...

A new chapter in storied tourney

A fter early holiday deadlines and a very brief holiday break, the coming week to end the year will herald the turning of yet another page in the storied Harry C. Moore girls’ and boys’ basketball tournament on Monday and Tuesday. More...

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Prep rally

A capacity crowd in the Lapeer High gym watches the Lightning wrestling team battle Oxford in a non-league dual meet Wednesday afternoon. The 1 p.m. More...

Copyright © 2009-2014 The County Press, All Rights Reserved

Click here for the E-Edition
2014-12-21 digital edition

Unrestricted access available to web site subscribers

Subscribers to the County Press newspaper can now purchase the complete online and E-Edition of the paper for as little as $5 for three months. If you want a six month subscription to the online edition it is $10 and a full year can be purchased for $20.

Non-subscribers can sign up for the online version for $15 for three months, $30 for six months and $60 for an annual subscription.