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Man shot in foot near Bunker Hill Township, 32-year-old Albion man arrested

BUNKER HILL TWP. — A 34-year-old Stockbridge man was shot in the foot Saturday and an Albion man has been arrested in connection with the shooting, according to an Ingham County Sheriff's Office press release. The Stockbridge man was taken to a hospital for treatment, the release said. As of Saturday, he was in stable condition. Deputies and Michigan...

Intentional damage at site of future disc golf course

Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size Text Size Print This Page Send by Email. On Tuesday morning, May 9, Village officials discovered there had been damage to the work being done to prepare for the disc golf course in Chi-Bro Park. Despite the enthusiasm for the project among the Village...

Jackson Y achieves $25M capital campaign goal

JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) - Monday the Jackson YMCA announced it has obtained an additional $3 million in funding in its campaign for a new downtown building. For the past year, YMCA leaders worked alongside local and national leaders such as Sen. Debbi Stabenow, to secure federal funding. The $3 million puts the YMCA over its original $25 million goal. The federal funding for the Jackson location is among the largest to be awarded to a YMCA.

Bronson wins Al Glick Softball Classic Championship

JACKSON, MI (WTVB) – The Bronson Vikings won the Al Glick Softball Classic Championship on Saturday as they defeated Parma Western 1-0. Lynsey Smith pitched 2 and 2/3 innings of relief to get the win. Haylie Wilson, Brealyn Lasky and Kaylee Wilber each had a hit. Bronson’s game with Springport was canceled due to weather.

Photos: Power lines damaged by truck boom

Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size Text Size Print This Page Send by Email. Friday evening a truck from Napoleon Feed Mill drove through the Village with its boom up, catching and pulling down multiple power lines and poles and as a result knocking out power to part of town and closing multiple intersections.

Vote for Jackson-area Athlete of the Week for May 9-14

JACKSON -- Here is this week’s list of nominees for Athlete of the Week in the Jackson area. The voting will run through 11 a.m. Friday with a winner announced soon after. Results do not impact any post-season accolades and the balloting is just for fun and bragging rights.

Rev. Peter Harris to retire from Sharon United Methodist Church

Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size Text Size Print This Page Send by Email. submitted by Rev. Peter Harris, Sharon United Methodist Church. After 40 years in pastoral ministry, the last 15 at Sharon UMC, Pastor Pete Harris is retiring. The community is invited to a “Celebration Open House” to be held at Sharon UMC Fellowship Hall (19890 W. Pleasant Lake Rd.), Saturday, May 21, from 1 to 5pm.

Tecumseh Public Schools Seeking more info as to Why Recent Bond Renewal Proposal Did not Pass

Tecumseh, MI – Tecumseh Public Schools is going back to the community to learn more about why their recent bond renewal proposal did not pass. Recently, school board members voted to reintroduce it on the November 8th, 2022 ballot. The board also voted to allow the current 7.2 mills to decrease by 3.6 mills, which officially takes place on June 30th. The District had an option to refund the current bonds and extend the full 7.2 mills for one more year, but declined.

Underclass students of the month announced for April

Submitted by the Manchester Junior/Senior High School. Students in grades 7-11 at Manchester Junior-Senior High School received their Student of the Month awards for promoting a good way of life; for working and getting along with people; for working up to your capacity; for inspiring respect for adults, peer groups, and people in authority; for promoting good citizenship; for promoting self-control, ambition, responsibility, and self-reliance; for having desirable leadership; for promoting friendship and being personable; and for aiding and encouraging the development of others with whom you are associated.

18th Annual Golf Outing Fundraiser

Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce and Community Resource Center are holding their 18th Annual Fundraiser Golf Outing at Hills’ Heart of the Lakes Golf Course on Saturday, June 11, 2022. The event includes a 4-person scramble, par 3 challenges, prizes, and contests. Check-in and breakfast snacks are at 8...

Public notice: Bridgewater Township

5-May-22 The regular monthly meeting of the Bridgewater Township Board of Trustees was called to order by Supervisor Fromhart at 7:06pm. Five board members were present (quorum) with five citizens in attendance. Board heard citizen participation. Board approved the 7-Apr-22 meeting minutes as amended. Board approved the agenda as amended. Board approved yearly WCRC road contract. Board approved multiple equipment bids for the sewer plant update. Board approved monthly claims of $76,887.55. Board heard supervisor, clerk, treasurer, and trustee reports. Board received written reports from the sheriff and zoning administrator. Board heard citizen participation. Meeting adjourned at 9:45pm.

56th Annual Manchester River Raisin Canoe/Kayak Race results

The 56th Annual Manchester River Raisin Canoe/Kayak Race was held on Sunday. Organizers had 75 entries initially, with five no-shows and 12 more registered on the day. In total, 82 canoes and kayaks made it down the river!. Winners in each category:. Single Teen Kayak. Trent Line 48:29. Jolene Line...

This Jackson woman took her life’s lemons and turned them into a lemonade business

JACKSON, MI – Evon Beavers lost her job during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2020, but she wasn’t going to let that bring her down. Beavers was a single mom of four, living on the southside of Jackson. She was forced to make a change in her life after she lost her job and hosted a garage sale, selling clothes, jewelry and almost anything she loved. The sight killed her to see, Beavers said.

Extreme Dodge Jackson County Scoreboard May 15, 2022

Napoleon High School swept a rare Sunday doubleheader at Columbia Central, 3-2 and 6-4. Kyler Reason earned the win in relief in the eighth inning and also had two hits at the plate. Hartley Marvin pitched seven innings for Napoleon, striking out five batters on the mound. Blake Hoskins had two of the Golden Eagles’ four hits of the game. Napoleon won game two 6-4 as Bubba Crites pitched a complete game for the Pirates. Rocco Cross had two hits and knocked in two runs for Napoleon. Jason Negus also recorded two hits for the Pirates in the win.

Rifle’s Sanchez and Perrin Medal at Junior Olympics

Four student-athletes from the West Virginia University rifle team wrapped up competition at the 2022 National Rifle Junior Olympic Championships over the weekend in Hillsdale, Michigan. Sophomores Becca Lamb, Molly McGhin and Matt Sanchez, along with freshman Natalie Perrin, represented WVU at the event, which was hosted by USA Shooting.