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CHARLOTTE — This November voters will be asked to decide a millage that would, in part, help fund operations at the Charlotte Aquatic Center. The Charlotte Board of Education voted 7-0 at its Aug. 15 to put the .5 mills request on the ballot this fall. The proposed millage would cost residents owning a house with a taxable value of $100,000 an estimated $25 a year if it passes. The five-year parks and recreation millage would also help fund the continuation of summer ball programs offered by the school district. In addition it would lower fees charged to community groups that opt to use school district fields and facilties. According to Charlotte District Superintendent Dr. Nancy Hipskind, if the proposed measure fails the aquatic center will likely be closed. The facility was opened in 2004 and its construction is still being financed by a local millage. But officials say they need to generate over $200,000 more annually at the center to pay for its operation. A marketing plan, aimed at boosting the center’s use,

“It’s very important to keep the pool open so our students will learn to swim with a life-long skill that will save lives. This pool keeps kids active and provides good activities for them. Our family has had one wish, and that is for all our grandchildren to learn to swim.” RON SCHULTHEISS Charlotte Board of Education president

has already been created to help make the facility more self-sustaining by the end of five years. In the meantime, Hipskind said she hopes voters will support the funding request. “I learned a long time ago not to forecast anything I don’t have control over,” said Hipskind, of her thoughts on the millage’s chances. “I would hope that people would realize what See MILLAGE, Page 7

CHARLOTTE — Mobile Meals, Inc. of Charlotte is proof that grass roots efforts can render powerful results. The organization is 40 years old this year and organizers are celebrating its humble beginnings — an idea that then local physician Dr. B.P. Brown shared with a local group of women. Linda Foster, president of the Mobile Meals Board of Directors, remembers hearing what Brown had to say when he approached the General Federation of Women’s Clubs-Charlotte. “He brought the need to us,” she said. “He said people could go home from the hospital sooner if they had help with meals.” The concept — delivering meals to those in need — was relatively new. Although there were similar community efforts elsewhere, Meals on Wheels, the government-supported program now in place, hadn’t existed in 1971. GFWC partnered with Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital, which prepared and prepped both a hot and cold meal every day for each of the program’s 12 clients. Sandy Maatsch still volunteers to deliver meals and served on the group’s founding board. She said those involved

Staff at HGB’s kitchen dish out meals to be delivered in Charlotte, part of Mobile Meals, Inc. of Charlotte. The effort is celebrating 40 years. RACHEL GRECO/LCN in establishing Mobile Meals used contacts in the medical community to build clients. They sought advice from others and never once second-guessed the effort. “We’re women,” said Maatsch. “We just jumped in with both feet and did it. We weren’t intimidated.”

Going strong Today, they still aren’t. The 2011 Meal Meals Board of Directors includes Sherry Mobile Meals now serves Myers, Pam Jarvi, Mary Remenak, Dot Yoder, Lori Pray, 25 clients in Charlotte 365 Linda Foster, Beth Fry, Margie Carter, April Brooks and Bev days a year. Lipsey. COURTESY PHOTO/LCN United Way funds help this year the group support the endeavor. Just received a $6,000 grant See MEALS, Page 7

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NEWS IN BRIEF ‘Woods and Water’ run to aid conservation district GM’s Lansing Delta Township Assembly will host their annual “Woods and Water” 5K Trail Run/Walk on Sunday, Aug. 28 at 8 a.m. The race course meanders the GM habitat which is adjacent to the plant. The event is a fundraiser for the Eaton Conservation District. For more information and online registration go to: http://www.running filesEntry_woods_and Water.pdf

First annual Mom 2 Mom sale Aug. 27 in Charlotte A first annual Mom 2 Mom Sale is set for Saturday, Aug. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with strollers allowed after 10 a.m. Admission is $2 per person – all admission and food concession profits to go to the Eaton Area Senior Center, 804 S. Cochran. Contact Quinn at (517) 944-5188 or for more info.

Potterville library to hold couponing class on Aug. 24 The Potterville Benton Township District Library is sponsoring an “X-Treme Couponing Class” on Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. Call (517) 645-2989 for more information. Class size is limited.

Walk for Wellness Wednesday planned Sept. 7 Walk for Wellness Wednesday, Sept. 7, Healing and Recovery Center, 1027 Health Care Dr., Charlotte 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Walkers are welcome any time throughout the day. The .7 mile route will loop around government complex. Contact Tiffany Brown (517) 543-2940 x.2703 or for more information and pledge forms.

Help for grandparents caring for grandchildren Seniors who are full-time caregivers for children are faced with many challenges. It is important for caregivers to focus on parenting, but also to remember to take care of themselves. The Kinship Care Respite Program is a resource offered through the Tri County Office on Aging. The purpose of the Kinship Care Respite Program is to give the full-time caregiver over age 55 a break from their parenting responsibilities. This is accomplished by helping to arrange and pay for an activity for their child to attend through an appropriate provider.

There is little or no cost to eligible caregivers to participate in this program. The program is funded by the Federal Older Americans Act Grant and provided to Tri County Office on Aging through the Office of Services to the Aging. Referrals may come from the caregiver, friends, neighbors, agencies and others in the community by calling Mary Pride at (517) 887-1355

Creation Ministries to hold program on August 28 Are you ready with answers? Creation Ministries International will hold a program Sunday, Aug. 28 at Calvary Baptist Church, 825 N. Cochran Ave., Charlotte with Dinosaurs and the Bible at 9:45 a.m. and Creation: Impacting our Culture at 11 a.m. For more information, call (517) 543-4028.

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Caregiver program planned for Sept. 8 to October 13 Creating Confident Caregivers provides family members who are caring for a loved one with dementia at home with information and skill-building practice to manage stress and increase effective caregiving. Two-hour sessions led by dementiacare specialists are held once each week for six weeks. This program utilizes the research-based Savvy Caregiver Program and is offered free of charge. Respite is also available during the class free of charge. For more information or to sign up, contact Tri-County Office on Aging at (517) 887-1440. Currently scheduled classes: • Sept. 8 to Oct. 13, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Sensations Memory Care Residence, Charlotte.



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Adult movie matinee at library is set for Aug. 26 Adults are invited to a free classic movie matinee Friday, Aug. 26 at 1 p.m. The story begins with a murder trial. Is the defendant guilty or innocent? Twelve jurors must decide his fate. This dramatic, award winning movie stars Henry Fonda and a host of other famous stars. For more information, contact the Charlotte Community Library at (517) 543-8859.

Wee Ones Preschool to hold open house on August 29 Wee Ones Preschool is having an open house on Monday, Aug. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. The school accepts 3-5-year-olds that are potty trained and is located at 300 East St., Olivet. For more information, call (269) 749-9104.





NEWS IN BRIEF The Eaton County Democratic Party will hold its regularly scheduled August meeting on Monday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Grand Ledge Public Library, 131 E. Jefferson St. in Grand Ledge. If you have any items to add to the agenda of the regular meeting, please contact Jacky Tennis at: For more information about the Eaton County Democratic Party visit our website at

COLLEGE NEWS Northern Michigan University Northern Michigan University announces the Dean’s List for the winter 2011 semester. The following students in the area qualified with a grade point average of 3.25-3.99: Samantha Page of Bellevue, Matthew Isham and Brandie Schlee, both of Charlotte.


CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte Police Department handled over 175 incidents during the week of Aug. 8 to 14. Here are just a few of those incidents: • Aug. 8 - Charlotte police were called to a local church for three subjects riding their bikes through a section of wet concrete that had recently been poured. Officers were able to locate and identify the subjects that damaged the concrete. Charges on the three subjects have been requested. • Aug. 11 - Charlotte police were

called to a residence in reference to a father and his son fighting. Officers arrived and learned that the 20-yearold son was highly intoxicated. He was arrested for assault and being a minor in possession of alcohol. • Aug. 13 - Charlotte police were called to a residence for a breaking and entering. Officers arrived on scene and learned that the homeowner had returned from vacation and found that his house was broken into. Officers collected evidence and the suspect has been identified. Charges

are pending. • Aug. 14 - Charlotte police were called to an accident involving a car hitting a bicyclist. Upon arriving officers learned that there were two subjects riding together on a bicycle, when they failed to stop at a stop sign and were struck by a car. Both subjects from the bicycle were taken to a local hospital by ambulance and treated for their injuries. The vehicle had the right of way and the driver was not cited.

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from the non-profit. The cost is just five dollars a day for those that receive meals and HGB honors several dietary restrictions — taking into account a recipient’s need for low-sugar, low-fat or low-sodium food. Melanie Shehan, a HGB dietician, said the partnership is a true community outreach. “This hospital’s a community hospital,” explained Shehan. “We have to support the community. It’s never been a question whether we would be a

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an asset this is and help support it for five years until we can make it self sustaining.” Board members echoed her sentiments. “It’s very important to keep the pool open so our students will learn to swim with a life-long skill that will save lives. This pool keeps kids active and provides good activities for them,” said Board of Education President Ron Schultheiss. “Our family has had one wish, and that is for all our grandchildren to

member. And yet, despite sometimes getting stuck in snow drifts during past deliveries, Maatsch said volunteering with Mobile Meals in rewarding. “You do get something in return,” she said. “You help someone who can stay in their home and have a decent meal.”

Celebrating Everyone involved with the group said its milestone is worth celebrating. On Sept. 18 Mobile Meals will host an open house in honor of its 40 years at the Hayes Green Beach lobby from 2 to 4 p.m. A program will be offered at 3 p.m.

Foster said the program’s future longevity is very promising. “I think we’ll make it to at least 50 or 75 years,” she said. “I don’t know what other organization you can be in that you don’t have to fund raise, you don’t have to go to a lot of meetings. There aren’t a lot of demands but it’s so rewarding.” Maatsch said she can’t believe its 40 years old. “Time goes by so quickly. It’s an old saying but it’s true.” Foster said the effort is now a part of the Charlotte community. “It’s a well oiled machine,” she said. “A part of our lives.”

learn to swim.” Board trustee Mike Bruce said the millage would allow for more money within the school district’s budget to go toward education. ““I hope that the community understands that the millage proposal will cover the costs for public use of the aquatic center, so that money is not diverted from funding classroom education,” Bruce said. “If the millage is successful, the school district will still be responsible for the instructional student use of the facility during school hours.”

“It’s up the voters completely,” said Sovey, of the millage request. However, he said the committee will be making informative presentations to any local group “willing to listen,” in the next few months. Sovey said the pool does meet a need in the community. “There are many people that ultize that facility, particuarly senior citizens and the elderly,” he said. “The other issue is that young children need to be taught how to swim.” Sovey said he believes officials have a good chance of making the aquatic center self-sustaining if they Generating support fufill the five-year marketing plan for Don Sovey is a member of a new the facility. “Save Our Pool” committee that has “It’s going to take work,” he added. been formed by residents to advocate “It’s going to take hard work, like for the millage’s passage. anything else.”

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CHARLOTTE — A book signing at Courthouse Square Aug. 26 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. will feature former Washington Post editor Sara Fitzgerald, signing copies of her new biography of long-time Charlotte resident Elly Peterson, “Elly Peterson: ‘Mother’ of the Moderates.” Peterson moved to Charlotte in 1948, and went to work as a secretary for the Michigan Republican Party about a decade later. There she found her calling, and went on, over the next few years, to become the first woman to run for the U.S. Senate from Michigan, to serve twice as

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For church changes please contact Jeana Rohrs at 377-1078 ABUNDANT LIFE FELLOWSHIP MINISTRY An oasis of God’s Love “Where Everyone is Someone Special” A spirit filled church meeting at the Maple Leaf Grange, Highway M-66. S. of Assyria Rd., Nashville. Sun: Praise & Worship: 10:30am & 6pm; Tues: Gap Standers Prayer Meeting 6:30pm; Wed: 6:30 Jesus Club for 4-12 year olds. For information call: Pastors David or Rose MacDonald (269)731-5194 Or Elder Fred Bell (517)852-1806 AINGER BIBLE CHURCH, 5484 S. Ainger Rd., Pastor Scott Brood, 749-9321. S.S. 10am, worship service 11am, evening service 6pm, Midweek service and AWANA, Youth Bible Study, Thurs. 7pm BELLEVUE CHRISTIAN CENTER,

734 W. Capital Ave., Bellevue. Sun. 10:30am, 6pm; Wed. 7pm BELLEVUE CHURCH OF CHRIST 22980 13 Mile Rd., Bellevue. (269)763-0190. Services Bible Class Sun. 10am & Wed. 6:30pm, Worship & Communion Sun. 11am & 6:30pm, Teens Fri. 7pm BELLEVUE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 122 W. Capitol, Peggy Baker, Pastor. 763-9421. Morning Church School 9:45am, morning worship 11am BRIGHT HOPE BIBLE CHURCH 500 E. Lansing Rd., Potterville. Pastor Terry LaDuke 645-4060. Sun. service 10:30am and 6pm, Wed. 6:30 men’s and ladies prayer and Bible study, youth group (7th-12th grade), kids adventure klub (pre-k - 6th grade) BROOKFIELD-EATON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, corner of Bellevue Hwy. and Brookfield Rd., Pastor Irene Vittoz. Church: 543-4225, Sun. morning worship & church school 11am, Bible Study 10-11:30am Wed.

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CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 825 N. Cochran, Charlotte, 543-4028. S.S. 9:45am, morning worship 11am, evening worship 6pm.; Wed. Awana 6:30pm, prayer meeting 7pm; Reformers Unanimous Fri. 7pm CHARLOTTE ASSEMBLY OF GOD, 1100 E. Clinton Trail, 543-0649. Pastor Mark Woodbury. Sun. School 10:20, morning worship 9 & 11:15am, evening service 6pm, Wed. family night 7pm, with adult coffee hour, youth services, children’s classes, open prayer and other adult electives. For more info visit us at

CHARLOTTE CHRISTIAN REFORMED, 421 State St., Charlotte, 543-4721, Pastor, Rev. Bret McAtee, 543-0751, cell 588-9129. Sun. worship 10am & 6pm; CHESTER GOSPEL CHURCH, 3744 W. Vermontville Hwy., Charlotte (corner of Vermontville & Chester). Pastor Marc Livingston. S.S. 9:45am Sun. morning worship 11am, evening worship 6pm, Wed. Family Night Service 6:45pm CHURCH OF CHRIST, 1825 S. Cochran, Charlotte, John Bailey, Pastor. Bible school 9:30am, worship and communion, 10:30am, junior church at 10:30am, 541-9930 CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS (The Mormons) Charlotte Branch, 200 N. Bostwick in Charlotte. Branch President John Coakley (517) 622-1415. Charlotte missionaries (517)588-8144. Sacrament service 10-11am; Primary 11am-1pm; Sun. School 11am to noon; Relief Society, Priesthood, Young Women noon-1pm COMMUNITY OF CHRIST, 223 S. Washington, next to Charlotte IGA, 543-0003. Pastor Elder Mel Crowley 543-3247. Sun. School 10am, Worship Service 11am, Prayer Service Wed. 6-8pm, dinner at 6pm CROSSROADS CHURCH of The United Brethren Church, 813 E. Shepherd, Charlotte, 543-0167, Mike Arnold, pastor. SUNDAY: Early Prayer Service 9am, Sun. School for Kids 9:45am, Adult Discovery Classes 9:45am, Worship Celebration 11am Wednesday midweek: Hour of Power Prayer 10am, Kid’s Korner 7pm, Youth Extraordinaire 7pm, Praise Team & Drama Team 7pm DELTA PRESBYTERIAN, Delta Twp., 6100 W. Michigan (between Creyts Rd. & Mall Dr.) 321-3569, Sun. worship service 10am, Children’s S.S. 10:15am, Adult Ed. 11:15am DIMONDALE PRESBYTERIAN, 162 Bridge St., 646-6183 Sun. worship/Kid Zone 10am, Nursery on request DIMONDALE UNITED METHODIST, 646-0641 6801 Creyts Rd., Dimondale, Rev. Joseph Huston. Sun. Morning Worship 9:15am EVANGEL CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 1848 S. Cochran, 543-8775. Sun. school 9:30am, worship 11am, Wed. Bible study 7pm. Pastor William Tate


POTTERVILLE CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, 102 E. Pearl St., Potterville. Rev. Glen Neal (517) 645-2497. Sun. school 10am, worship 11am, evening 6-7pm, Wed. midweek prayer 7-8pm. Everyone welcome

FAITH ASSEMBLY OF GOD, 9800 S. Cochran Rd., 543-2719, 10 miles south of Charlotte. S.S. 10am, worship 11am, praise gathering 6pm, Wed. family night, adult Bible study, youth, Royal Rangers, Missionettes 7pm FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD, 4767 W. Butterfield, Olivet. Rev. Doug Hammond. S.S. 9:30am, Sun. worship 10:30am & 6pm (616)749-9663

GOODNEWS CHURCH PENTECOSTAL CHURCH, 610 Jefferson St., Charlotte 543-0131 Rev. Elbern Householder. Sun. school 10am, Sun. worship 11am, evening service 6pm, Wed. Bible Study 7pm

POTTERVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 105 N. Church St. Potterville, 645-7701, Pastor Lyne Stull-Lipps. Morning worship 9:15am & 11am Sun. School 9:15am, Fellowship hour is 10:30am

GRESHAM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 5055 Mulliken Rd., Charlotte. Pastor Kathy Smith. Worship 9:30am, Sun. School 11am

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 1110 S. Cochran, Charlotte. Robin Crouch, Pastor; Becky Crouch, worship and music; Ryan Manning, Youth Pastor. Traditional Sun. worship 8:30am; Sun. school 9:45am; Contemporary worship 11am; For Sun. night opportunities call the church at 543-6900. Wed. 6:30pm preschool, elementary, junior high, and adult programs.

HERITAGE HILLS BIBLE CHURCH, 13015 M-66 at Assyria Center, Bellevue, Pastor Aaron Sommers. Sun. school 9:45am, worship 10:45am and 6pm; Wed. evening: Word of Life for all youth 7pm, prayer meeting and Bible study for adults 7pm

REAL LIFE CHURCH, 228 S. Cochran, Charlotte. Pastor Andy Shaver. Sun. Service 9:30am & 11:15am, Nursery Care & High Energy Kid’s Program, Youth Group Meets Tuesdays at 7pm, or call (517)541-LIFE(5433)

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 122 S. Main St., Bellevue, (269)763-9247. Pastor: Don Francis. Sundays: Traditional Worship 8:30am; Bible Study 9:45am; Contemporary Worship 11am; Evening Service 7pm FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, corner of Lawrence & Bostwick, 543-1310. Rev. Philip Hobson and Rev. Tom Jones. Sun. worship & church school 10am FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF VERMONTVILLE, 110 S. Main St., 726-0258, Pastor Izzy Young. Sun.: Service 10am, Children’s Church 10:15am, Youth Group 6:30pm; Wed. Night: Pioneer Club 5:30-7:15pm FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH (L.C.M.S.), 550 E. Shepherd St., 543-4360. Rev. Tim Olson. Sun. worship services at 8:30 & 11am; Sun. school 9:45am; Nursery Available; Adventure Club for Ages 4 through 5th grade Wed. 6:15pm. Several adult Bible classes offered. Please call for more information. FIVE CORNERS CHURCH, 3 mi. south of Charlotte on US-27. Sun. school & worship 11am, Sun. evening 6pm; Wed. 7-8pm Bible Study & God’s Kids. Pastor Marty Saunders FREE METHODIST CHURCH, Corner of Cherry and M-78, across from Charlotte High School. Pastor Rob Schneider; 543-0910 or 543-1915; Sun. School for all ages 9:45am; Sun. Worship 10:45am; Ladies’ Bible Study Tues. 7pm; Children, Youth and Adults Wed. 6:30pm

JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES, M-79 and N. Chester; Sun. morning public talk 10am, Watchtower study 11am, Thurs. Theocratic Ministry school 7:30pm, service meeting 8:30pm KALAMO UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Ionia Rd. in Kalamo. (517)652-1580 Pastor Bryce Feighner, Morning worship 9am & 10:30am, Sun. school at 10:30am LAWRENCE AVENUE UNITED METHODIST, 210 E. Lawrence Ave., Charlotte, 543-4670. Rev. Terry Fisher, Jeanne Hudson, Children’s Ministry Director; Sun. contemporary service 9am; Sun. School for all ages 10am; Traditional service 11am. Visit web site at LAUMC.US for information about our church. LIBERTY CHURCH OF CHARLOTTE, Sun. Services 2pm at 202 E. Lovett St., Charlotte. (517)980-3086 MULLIKEN UNITED METHODIST, 400 Charlotte Hwy., 1/2 block N. of blinker light. (517)649-8382. Pastor Judy Scholten. Children’s Sun. School during worship, Sun. Worship 10:45am; Wed. Adult Bible Class 7pm; ALL WELCOME - NURSERY FACILITIES NEEDMORE INDEPENDENT BAPTIST, 319 W. Needmore Hwy., Pastor David Iseminger 541-0908. Sun. school 10am, Sun. worship 11am & 6pm, Wed. Bible Study 7pm. NEW HOPE COMMUNITY CHURCH, 436 W. Harris, Pastor Randy Royston. Morning service 10:30am, Sun. School 9:30am, Wed. Night Service 7pm OLIVET CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, corner of East St. and College St., Olivet. Sun. School 9:30am, Worship 10:30am, Rev. Jack Brown (269)749-2631

SAINT ANN’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 312 S. Main, Bellevue (269)763-9372. Pastor: Rev. Francis Mossholder. Sun. Mass 9:30am, Religious Education Classes Sept. thru May following Liturgy. Holiday Masses 7pm SAINT HERMAN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 216 Maple Hwy. Woodbury, Fr. Michael Carney (616)374-8596, Services: 6pm Sat, 10am Sun, and through the week as scheduled, SAINTS CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST, 520 Robinston St., Charlotte. Pastor Elder Marten Garn. Sun. school 9:30am, worship 11am. Wed. prayer service 6pm. (517) 543-7965 SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST

CHURCH, 1516 S. Cochran, Charlotte (517)543-0445, Pastor Jeff Dowell (269)726-0795. Sat. services: Sabbath school 9:30am, worship service 10:50am. Bible Study Wed. 6pm.

SUNTKEN HIS WORD MINISTRIES, Keeping Jesus real to the great commissions, Pastor Courtney Suntken (517)977-4472, 125 E. Stoddard St., Charlotte (517)541-2731 Sun. service 10:30am; Prayer: Tues. 7pm, Thurs. 9am; New Beginnings Recovery Wed. 8pm; Bible Reading Thurs. 7pm; Men’s Ministry Mountain Movers every 1st & 3rd Sat. 10:30am; Women’s Ministry Ruth Walk every 2nd & 4th Sat. 10:30am LANSING TEEN CHALLENGE, 510 W. Willow, Lansing (517) 484-6050, Men’s director: Jason S. Adams. Prayer happens here, Hope lives here, freedom is found here, changed lives leave here. LTC where life transformation happens. VERMONTVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 108 N. Main St., Vermontville. Pastor Kathy Smith. Sun. School 9:30am, Worship 11am. WEST BENTON CHURCH (non-denominational) Sun. School 9am, Sun. worship 10am, The corner of Benton Road and Vermontville Hwy. Pastor Robert Homan, (269)763-3120 WEST CARMEL CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, Ainger and Carlisle Hwy. Rev. Darwin Kuhl, minister. Sun. school/church 11am 763-3112 WHEATON ROAD CHURCH OF CHRIST, corner of Wheaton Rd. and M-50. Sun. time of assembly 10am-noon, evening service w-1 6-7pm, Wed. evening 7-8pm WEST WINDSOR UNITED BRETHREN, 7275 West Windsor Hwy., 646-6812, Pastor Dr. Paul Wall; Sun. morning worship 10am, Sun. school 11:15am, Sun. evening worship 5:30pm YAHWEH’S HOUSE OF PRAYER, We recently started sharing with the Church of the Bretheren. 2 miles S. of Sunfield on Sunfield Hwy. Services Sat. 11am. All are welcome. Bill McDiarmid, Pastor

SOUTH COCHRAN CHURCH OF GOD, 2470 S. Cochran, Charlotte, 543-3293. Pastor Perry Purcell. Sun. School 9:45am, Morning Worship 10:45am, Bible Study Wed. evening 6pm SOUTH KALAMO CHURCH, corner of Kalamo Hwy. & Ionia Rd., Pastor Jeff Swift 852-9154. Sun. services 10:30am & 6pm, Wed. Bible study 7pm ST. JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 201 W. Shepherd, Charlotte, (517)543-4430. Sun. 8am Holy Eucharist and 10:30am Holy Eucharist, Nursery and Sun. School;Entire building is handicap accessible ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 807 St. Mary’s Blvd., 543-4319. Pastor: Rev. Francis Mossholder. Mass Schedule: Sat. 4:30pm, Sun. Mass 8:00am & 11am; Sat. Confessions: 3:30-4pm or by appointment

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“I value and appreciate the Eaton County United Way’s dedication to children and education and am proud that I can be a part of that allegiance to providing opportunities to the Sweet Smith children of Eaton County.” Visit ECUW’s Web site hood teacher and will teach at, connect the Great Start Readiness on Facebook or call (517) class for four-year-olds in 543-5402 for more informaPotterville. She has worked tion or volunteer opportuniwith the Early On program ties. assessing children’s devel— From Eaton County opment. United Way

Eaton County’s ‘Bridge Walk’ is Sept. 5 GRAND LEDGE — Eaton County celebrate the holiday with a fun event Parks is sponsoring a Labor Day from 9 a.m. until noon. Bridge Walk on Monday, Sept. 5, to Walkers will be shuttled from Fitzgerald County Park by Dean Transportation buses to Oak Park, Kalamo UMC to hold VBS on the near north side of Grand The Kalamo United Methodist Ledge. The route has been shortened Church is holding Vacation Bible to permit greater participation, as the School on Wednesday, Aug. 24. There original plan was to start at Lincoln will be study and activities for all Brick County Park. The combination of park sites, city ages. The adults will be discussing heroines of the Bible. The middle and county, should see young and old school group will have fun activities making the leisurely stroll across the while the younger children will have Grand River Bridge back to Fitzgerald from Oak Park. a lesson and do crafts. The Walk of Champions has invited

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Grand Ledge Comet State Champions Tory Schiller, Freddie Rodriquez, Autumn Mulder and Alexis Byington to kick off the event with the starting group of celebrities, elected officials and general citizens. Buses will run until noon. Local enthusiasts will not have to drive all the way to the Mackinac Bridge to celebrate Labor Day. Eaton County Parks is one of the leaders in central Michigan with opportunities to walk nature trails throughout the year. For information on this free event, call (517) 627-7351. — From Eaton County Parks

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CHARLOTTE — The Eaton County United Way (ECUW) appointed two new members to its board of directors during a special July meeting. The new members are Connie Sweet of Potterville and D’Lynn Smith of Charlotte. Connie Sweet is owner of Connection Graphics in Potterville. She served as a board member for Alliance of Women in Business from 2006 through 2008 and from 1998 to 2004 as a


SUMMER CONCERTS ON THE SQUARE Don’t miss the FREE summer concert series on the lawn of the 1885 Courthouse featuring a variety of music ranging from Blues and Rock N’ Roll, to Country, Folk and Americana. The concerts will be held each Thursday evening in August, weather permitting, on the Courthouse Lawn at 6:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and non-alcoholic refreshments to this free concert. All members of the public are invited to attend. All concerts are brought to you by the Charlotte Downtown Development Authority and Courthouse Square Association. Any questions regarding this summer’s Concerts on the Square should be directed to Bryan Myrkle at (517) 543-8853. 2011 CRUISIN’ FOR GRAMPS The Eaton County Medical Care Facility 2011 Cruisin’ for Gramps car show will take place on Saturday, September 17th from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The ECMCF is located at 530 W. Beech Street. Registration is at 8:00 a.m. Awards are given at 3:00 p.m. Cost is $15 per vehicle if you pre-register or $20 the day of the event. If you have questions, please contact Tiffany Brown at (517) 543-2940.



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Eric Conley and Kasey Hammond of Charlotte announce the birth of their son Parker David. He was born March 13 at Ingham Regional Medical Center and weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces. Grandparents are David and Lynn Conley and William and Kathryn Ritchey.

Robbie and Kimberly Jones of Eaton Rapids announce the birth of their son Robbie Alan II. He was born March 17 at Ingham Regional Medical Center and weighed 8 pounds 8 ounces. Grandparents are Randy and Kathleen Betts, Pamela Burns and Karen Betts.

Edna B. (Moon) Tomlinson Charlotte Edna B. (Moon) Tomlinson, age 84, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2011 at the Eaton Community Hospice House. Edna was born Jan. 9, 1927 in Eaton Township, Eaton County the daugh ter of James and Jennie (Tompkins) Moon and was an area life resident. She Graduate of Charlotte High Paid Advertisments For:

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Frieda passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 10, 2011, at the age of 94, with loved ones at her side. She was the first child of Archie and Lu cinda Lucke, born June 18, 1917 in Pinconning. She later moved to Charlotte where she graduated from High School and met her husband Louie S. Carter. They were married in 1938 and moved to Grand Rapids in 1946. After Louie’s death in 1975 she married Harold Root of Charlotte in 1982. They continued to live in Grand Rapids, spent many winters in Bradenton, Florida, and summers at the cot tage on Mecosta Lake. Her last few months were spent in Portland at Country Living because of her declining health. She loved having her family and friends around and spent many happy hours with them at her home or at the lake, playing card games with the grandchildren and filling their lives with many happy memories. Her nieces and nephews held a very special place in her heart and spent many fun filled times with her. She also did a lot of traveling through the years. In earlier years she was a member of Methodist Church and a Sunday school teacher, member of the Eastern Star, and a Campfire Leader to a very Special Group of girls for several years. She was a very caring lady and will be greatly missed by many. She is preceded in death her parents, husbands, her brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, and a niece. Freida will be kept forever in the hearts of her sister, Josephine Cole; daughter, Nancy (Don) Dilley; grandchildren Deb (Jim) Hengesbach, Jackie (Steve) Eberly, Greg (Tonya) Johnson, Bryan (Robyn) Johnson, Terri (Ron) Howland, Lorri Selleck, Dave (Carrie) Dilley; 31 great-grandchildren and 14 greatgreat-grandchildren; Step-Family Phil Root and partner Joe Conte, Jan (Tony) Oien, Ron (Patsy) Root; 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Also her very special nieces and nephews and many friends. According to her wishes, cremation has taken place. Me morial Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday Au gust 28, 2011 at Willow Wood Golf Club, 12227 Sandborn Rd., Portland. Visitation will be at 2:00 p.m. until the time of the service . The family wishes in lieu of flowers contri butions be made to the family for memorials in her name to both Country Living and Heron Woods where she spent her last years, with wonderful care given to her by both. Arrangements are by the Schrauben-Lehmman Funeral Home, Portland.


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Harrison Jerry Eldred West, age 62, passed away on Sunday, Au gust 14, 2011 at the Mid Michigan Regional Medical Center in Clare, Michigan. He was born the son of Osmond and Mary Lenore (Eldred) West on March 3, 1949 in Durand, Michigan. He married Kathleen Smith on August 20, 1972 at the Long Lake Chapel in Leota, Michigan. Jerry had worked as a trucker for many years and spent countless hours on the road. He was also a member of the Patriot Guard and was manager of the Lake Alliance Softball Complex in Potterville. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, coaching, and riding his motorcycle. Jerry had lived in the Harrison area since 2004 where he had moved from Potterville. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen, of Harrison; his family, Carrie Griffin and Duane Baker of Harrison, Benjamin West of Charlotte, Kristy Tamez and Jeremy also of Charlotte, and Sara Hart and Jud of Grand Ledge, Michigan; his mother-in-law, Irene Smith of Harrison; his sister-in-law, Marsha and Dennis Henry of Harrison; and his five grand children, Caylee Morris, Robert Baker, Madison Baker, Samantha and Zoe Hart; plus a host of relatives and friends. A memorial gathering will be held on Friday, August 19, 2011 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Stocking Fu neral Home in Harrison, Michigan. Memorial contribu tions may be considered to the Patriot Guard. In keeping with Jerry’s wishes, cremation will follow. Funeral arrange ments were entrusted with the Stocking Funeral Home of Harrison, Michigan.

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Jerry and Corky are the proud parents fo Larry (Pam), Doug, and Sandy (Troy) Ploehn. They also have 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

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James Jennie (Tompkins) life resident. She was a 1944 Graduate of Charlotte High School, was a 1945 Graduate of the Wayne School of Practi cal Nursing in Chicago, IL and was a member of the Widows Club. She had been employed at the former WilcoxGay/Recordio Corp. for six years, the Mich. Magnetics Co. and for 25 years at the Eaton Manor Nursing Home in Charlotte from where she retired. Survivors include: 2 sons, Ronald (Pat) Tomlinson and Charles (Brenda) Tomlinson both of Charlotte; 1 daughter, Sue Yeager of Charlotte; 2 daughters-in-law, Florence Tomlinson of Charlotte and Delores Tomlinson of California; Numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; 2 sistersin-law, Shirley Moon and Norma Tomlinson and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by: her husband, William Tomlinson; 2 step sons, William Lee Tomlinson and Robert Allen Tomlinson; 2 brothers, Harold and Leonard Moon and sister, Doris Southward. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011 at the Riverside Cemetery in Bellevue with Rev. Terry Fisher of the Law rence Ave. United Methodist Church officiating. There will be private family visitation. Memorial contributions may go to the American Heart Association, Eaton County Medical Care Facility or Eaton Community Hospice. Arrangements by Burkhead-Green Funeral Home, Charlotte.

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GARAGE SALE Sat. Aug. 27, 11933 E GRAND River Ave, 9am-3pm. 2876 Colony Dr. Aug 27 9am-5pm Multinear intersection of Lake Family appliances, clothLansing Rd & Hagadorn ing and accessories, kitchRd. Furniture & household en items, men’s clothing, items. sporting goods, sporting goods, women’s clothing, salamander heater, windows, wedding decor corner of Grand River Ave and Clintonia Rd, Portland 11227 PRESTWICK, WELL INGTON Fields sub. off of GARAGE SALE Thurs., Fri., Sat. Aug 25, 26, 27, 10amSt. Joe. Thursday 25th and 6pm. 699 E Sherwood Rd., Friday 26th from 9 am to 5 Williamston. 4 families. pm small appliances, girls Stamps & scrapbook 2T and 3T clothing, swing items, household, tools, set used for only 4 months toys, clothes, infant, kids, wants $100 for it, bike teens, adult up to 1x. new rack, fax machine and vinyl fencing panels & much much more railings, movies and more! 12857 BROADBENT RD Lansing. Fri. Aug. 26, 8:30MASON 4. 3 family. Microwave, 1756 Eden Road furniture, diecast cars, Fri Aug 25, 9-5. Sat. Aug. toys, adult & childrens 26, 9-2. Furniture, electric clothing, end tables, dressrange, sports equip., much er, lots for everyone! more! 2 Family Sale! 2309 TULANE DR. , MASON-2455 HAWLEY Groesbeck Moving Sale. ROAD, Fri & Sat, 8/26-27, Fri. Aug. 26, 12-5pm Sat. 9-4 Power & hand tools, Aug. 27, 9-5pm. household items, Colliectibles, furn., tools, lawnmower, clothing, puzitems for yard, garage, zles. Corner Hawley & kitchen. all over the house. Plains. Come help us clean out. JOHNS - garage sale. 2415 STRATHMORE RD, STFri. Aug. 26, Sat. Aug. 27, Lansing 48910, Saturday, 9am-5pm. 4357 County August 27, 2011 Farm Rd., household items 8:00am to 4:00pm antiand lots of misc. ques, books, clothing, collectibles, furniture, garden tools, Carnival Glass 1 block N of Ingham Med. Center between Washington & Cedar and 12759 & 12675 W. GREENGreenlawn and Mt. Hope FIELD. Willow and 6006 WISE RD. FRI 26th onBroadbent. Fri. 8/26, 8-4. ly, 9-4pm. Multi-Family Multi-Family Sale. FurniSale. Craft items, womens ture, Bowflex, freezer, plus size clothing, baby childrens clothes & desk & crib & household items. crib, computer desk & more. 709 VERNON AVE., Aug. 25, 26, 27. 9am-4pm books, 1280 JAMES AVE. boots and shoes, kitchen Williamston. Thurs. & Fri. items, women’s clothing, Aug 25 & 26, 9-3. Antiques, like new treadmill, uncollectibles, glassware, matched washer & dryer & kitchen items, men’s clothmuch more Between Ceing, toys, women’s clothdar St. & Pennsylvania ing, Many misc. items. Ave, North of Cavanaugh Something for everyone. St. 13201 OLD HICKORY Trail, GARAGE SALE DeWitt, Aug 25-27, 10-6, 3012 Palmer. Aug. 24, 25, 10-2 on Sat. Newer & anti26, 10am-6pm. Good qualique furn., leather recliner, ty assorted home and queen bed & dresser, pots household items, outdoor & pans, dishes, sewing decor, antiques, furniture, machine, unique cedar antique radio, working 50s chest, patio table, desk. TV, tons of good stuff! Cash only. MOVING SALE AUG. 26-27, 9-4. 514 Clement Rd. 7’ 2315 WHITE PINE Driv e, Williamston, MI 48895, couch, 2 bookshelves with Thurs, Fri, Sat, August 25lights, pack n play, exer27, 9am-5pm. books, clothcise stuff, jewelry armoire, ing and accessories, toys, lots of kids toys, baby boy misc household clothes 0-6mos, girls clothes 4-6, nic nacs, etc. 427 W MAPLE St., Mason. Household & sporting WACOUSTA, FRIDAY ONLY! goods, games, craft supAug. 26, 9am-3pm. End of plies, CDs, DVDs. Multiple Summer Yard Sale Event! sales on same block. Fri. Good Values, Good Prices, Aug. 26, Sat. Aug. 27, 9-4 Good Stuff! 9283 Looking p.m. Glass Brook Dr., Wacousta Rd North off of Grand River BARN YARD SALE Horse to LGB. tack, roll top desk, Select C omfort bed, sheets of bright tread metal, some Selling an Item? clothing, truck load of hardSee wood, & other household or Call LCN Toll Free items. Aug. 26, 27, 9-5, & Aug. 28, 9-2. 2969 Miller 877.475.SELL Hwy. , Olivet.

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Garage Sales 1404 S. SWEGLES St, St. Johns. Thurs. Aug. 25, 85:30, Fri. Aug. 26, 8-5:30, Sat. Aug. 27, 8-2. Golf clubs, bicycle, household, antique school desk, sm. utility trailer, much more.

MULLIKEN: SAT. AUG. 20 thru Sat. Aug. 27, 10am7pm. 5 family yard sale. Push & riding mowers, baby stuff, clothes up to 2x, furniture, male & female stuff, something for all ages. 92 Charlotte. PERRY: FRI. AUG. 26 and Sat. Aug. 27, 9-4pm. Queen size bed frame. Something for everyone. 6451 Red Fox Lane, off Old Lansing Rd. 1/2 mile east of Shaftsburg Rd on right.

Garage Sales East Lansing 1355 TURTLECREEK & 1 31 5 HARRINGTON, Sat. 8/27, 93. 42" Sony TV w HD, couch, dining set, toys, clothes, books 3 FAMILY SALE Thurs. & Fri. Aug. 25-26, 8-4. Household items, books, kitchen items. 2505 Barnsbury Rd. , off Haslett Rd., between Park Lake & Okemos Rds. NO EARLY SALES. Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at:

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YARD Charlot t e 3050 McConnell NEIGHBORHOOD ST. JOHNS Fri. 8-5., Sat. 8SALE PLAYERS CLUB ESHwy. off Lansing Rd. Multi 3. 4680 Francis Rd. BeTATES, off Canal, S. of St. Family Sale. Fri., Sat., Sun. tween Taft & Centerline Joe. Aug. 26-27, 9am-4pm. Aug. 26-28. 9-5. Oak gun Rds. Multi Family. Housecabinet, tools, household, home decor, teen wares, clothes for all , OFFICE EQUIP., Knoll adgirls clothes, flower arjustable swivel chairs, sev collectibles, tools, games, rangements, sm. applianeral, excellent cond., printhome decor, electronics, ces, adult & kids books, ers, scanners, misc. of i f ce toys, purses, books, yard schredder, 3X size coats. equip. Many more office equip., furniture, and supplies. Golf clubs & golf much more. WILLIAMSTON 4055 balls, many books, much Vanneter Rd, 3 houses N. CHARLOTTE YARD SALE. household & misc. too of Mitchell Rd. Aug. 27, 98/26 & 8/27, 9-5. 8/28, 9-4. much to list. Thurs.-Sat. 5, Aug. 28, 9-3. Large & 756 W. Seminary. Many Aug. 25-27, 8-5. 107 Wilsmaller furniture items, books of all kinds, novels, low St., Grand Ledge W. of hardware. Sears heavy duCB, kids, HB & Softcover. Family Fare, N. off 43. ty battery charger and Many boxes of quilting Sears 1500 watt generator. fabric, household, kitchen, OKEMOS 4364 Arbor Dr. Fri. - Sat. Aug. 26-27, 9-5. Old collectibles, etc. Reasonahousehold misc., trunk, ble prices. Cancel if rain. 1940s high chair, doll bugESTATE SALE, OKEMOS: gy, woven persian rug, old WED. Aug. 24 thru Fri. Aug. weavings, fabric, picture 26, 9-5pm. Household frames, old books, free items, furniture, office stuff. items, bedding, baby items, 33 1/3 LP records. OKEMOS MOVING SALE 4191 Wabaningo, entrance 3877 Crooked Creek. Aug. opposite Arbor Dr. on 26-27, 8am-?. Quality din- 10043 WHITBECK RD, 8/248/27 9am to 6pm numbers Hatch Rd. ing sets, bdrm suites, enat 8am 4 day sale antitertainment unit, desks, ques, equestrian gear, FRIDAY 9-6, SATURDAY 9-2 leather couches, air hockcollectables, books, boots Men’s clothing, woman’s ey table, & more. and shoes, china, furni clothing & Misc. ture, antique furniture, 406 Brunswick - Dewitt glassware, handyman OKEMOS: SAT. AUG. GARAGE SALE W o m e n , tools, kitchen items, men’s 27, 9-4p.m. 3734 Chipmen, teen clothes, jewelry, clothing, sporting goods, pendale Circle, off books, movies, toys, dorm toys, women’s clothing, Dobie Rd. sz fridge, household misc., wood-working tools, hand furniture. woven baskets, quilts go 749 Brenneman, Potterville PERRY/WILLIAMSTON to Aug 26-27, Fri. & Sat. 9-6 for details use zip code 4470 Haslett Rd. 1/2 E. of 49437 52. Fri. & Sat., Aug. 27-28. GRAND LEDGE 408 Union St. 9am-6pm. Furniture, toys, Aug. 25-26-27, 9-6 pm. generator, kid’s swingset, A LAWSONS LIQUIDATIONS Some furniture, lots of Estate sale will be contools, and lots of misc. household items. ducted at 1781 Copas, Owosso, Aug. 25-27, 10-6. PORTLAND 128 GRANT St. GRAND LEDGE Sat., Aug. Numbers at 9 a.m. For a THURS 25th & FRI 26th, 927, 10am-4pm. 953 complete listing, photos & 5pm. Antiques & Kingsbridge, Ledgemore directions please visit our collectibles + children’s Estate. Clothing, tools, website at toy s & more. A little bit of home goods & more. or everything. Christmas call 989-725-5796 items, Thomas Kintade vil HASLETT - Multi-Family Galage houses, military rage / Estate sale. Aug. 25, 16 W. clothing, dishes & glass- LANSING26 & 27, 9-4. 1220 AcademShiawassee. Fri. Aug. 26, 9ware, antique kitchen oak ic Way, Haslett. Lead/ 6. Nbrs at 8. Sat. Aug. 27, cabinet, wood lathe 20" + stained glass, color TV, 9-2. Tons of tools, power more component electronics, tools, garden, wood, furni collectibles, picture ture, antiques & frames, housewares, misc. PORTLAND GARAGE SALE collectibles, toys, craft 255 CHARLOTTE HWY. Fri. supplies, & more. Check HOLT- 4779 Eastlund Cr. Aug. 26, 9-5:30. Clothes, online at (Wilcox neighborhood). Fri. toys, & other family items. or call 517-256-0695 WonAug. 26, 9-4. Computer desk PORTLAND Huge Multi der Women Estate Sales. with hutch, full queen headFamily Sale. 10055 E. board, new queen bed Grand Riv e r. Thurs., Aug. frame, vinyl flooring remLIVING ESTATE SALE 25, 9-6, Fri., Aug. 26, 9-3. nants, books, household of antique dealer & collecAntique furniture, guns, items, & misc. tor, Kathy Branch, 2184 bows, fishing poles, clothQuarry Rd., East Lansing. ing for children on up, lots HUGE YARD SALE 5794 E. Thurs. Aug. 25 - Sat. Aug. of misc. including Yorkie Musgrove Hwy., Sunfield. 27. 9am-6pm. Steck baby puppies Aug. 26-27, 9am-5pm. grand piano, antiques, Large selection of seasoncouches, chairs, tables, PORTLAND: THURS. AUG. al items, baskets & more. dining room chairs, 25 thru Sat. Aug. 27, 8-5. commodes, showcases, No clothes. House and MASON- 628 HALL BLVD. english hutch w/stained farm items, some furni Vintage & newer houseglass, ornate oak cabinet, ture. 4574 Lyons Rd, south hold items. Lead soldiers, marble tables, feather fil of David but north of Badgcard table, seed box, trelled chaise, french settee, er. lis, baskets, Christmas, wicker, lamps, crystal more. Priced to sell. 9-2 chandelier, stained unST. JOHNS 1213 Thurs.-Sat. Aug. 25-27. leaded glass windows, hat Glastonbury Dr. Teen racks, picture frames, arMASON Antique clear out. jeans, other teen items, chitecture items, art, cosStep back cupboard, desk, baby items. Household, tume jewelry, vintage carved oak chair & rocker, books. Tues. Aug. 23, 8-5 & clothing & hats, old books, bracket needs seats, white Wed. Aug. 24, 2-7. lots of interesting trinkets commode, Jenny Lind bed, & doodads. Something for hardware, lamps, Oriental ST. JOHNS 407 DAISY DR. everyone! Fri. & Sat. Aug. 19-20, 8-4. carpets, vintage clothes, Teen clothing, housetables. Dorm refrigerator. wares, holiday decora921 E. Columbia. Dealers It’s not too late to find a tions, & lots of misc. welcome.

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MOVING SALE 209 S. Church St., Potterville. Aug. 26, 27, 28, 8-4 p.m. (8-2 on Sunday).

ST. JOHNS 4940 W. Lowe Rd. Aug. 20 & 21, 10-5. Lots of household items.

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Moving Sales CHARLOTTE 3161 ISLAND Hwy (btwn Casler & Stewart) FRI 26th & SAT 27th, 84pm. Entire household must go. Furniture, kitchen, tools, Kabota diesel tractor B7500 & accessories.

Dogs-Cats-Pets ABANDONED KITTENS FOUND. Need good loving homes. Call 372-5698 for more info. $10 each. ADORABLE BICHON/ POOCHON PUPPIES, 8 WKS, 1st shots, , wormed, non shedding, hypoallergenic, $300. 517-468-3986. ADORABLE POM-A-POO PUPPIES, 1 male, 2 female. 8 wks., old, $200 each. 989 413-3137 ADORABLE PUPPIES!! Maltese, Maltipoos, Morkies, Poms, Yorkies. $250-$650 517-404-1028 or 404-6235 ADORABLE PUPPIES Pekinese, teddy bears, pomeranians, $350-$650. 517-404-3045 Adorable Ragdoll Kittens 3 females mocha, 1 male flame, fixed, shots, born 6/11. $300. 517-899-0678 AKC LABS Fox red (dark). Champbloodlines-hunters, hips OFA excellent, great temperment. 231-744-7801 AKC SHELTIES 1 female, 3 males, shots, dewormed, microchip, sable, $300$350. 989-683-3286. AKITA PUPS 6 wks old, purebred, 1st shots, wormed, parents on site, $400. 517-575-8282. AMERICAN ESKIMO PUPPIES Minis & Toys, shots & wormed, $150-$300. Call 517-543-2119. BEAGLE PUPS 10 wks old, full bred, no papers, both parents good hunters & on site. $100. 989-427-0219. BEAGLE PUPS PUREBRED 8 wks old, to 1 year, $75$150. 989-763-1084.

BICHON PUPPIES Perf ect companion for your kids or for your when your kids are gone. Ph. 269-795-2005. BOSTON TERRIER $175. 3 males, purebred, 10 weeks old. More details call 517-575-1545 BRITTANY PUPPY f emale, orange & white, 5 1/2 wks, AKC, dew claws, excellent hunter, Good w/ children, parents on site, records, wormed. $300. (989) 5296746 YORKIE PUPPIES Females. 6 wks old. $500. Call 989627-0501



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4 buildings w/12,000 sq.ft.of quality ENGLISH SPRINGER POCKET PIT PUPS SPANIELS liver and white, used furniture,antiques,collectibles. UKC reg. King pin, Gotti. 1 4 weeks old, AKC Regismale 1 female, blue ALFALFA GRASS-EXCELLENT tered, pure bred, vet HUGE SELECTION, GREAT VALUES. w/blue eyes. $300. 517 Hay $3 & up. Can deliver. checked, $250. (616)761763-7324. 517-641-6034 WE ARE WORTH THE DRIVE! 3403 (616)902-3964 POMERANIAN 10 mo. old, Layaway terms available.We buy estates. black e f male. First shots, FRENCH BULLDOG PUPPIES 2 milesW.of Hastings at M37/M43 housebroke. Very lovable. 8 wks old, 1st shots, dew$300/best. 616-240-9334. ormed, vet checked, paSun.12-5pm • Mon.-Th.10-6pm C H E R R Y , MAPLE & O A K rents on site. 989-291-5028 Siamese/Ragdoll Kittens. Seasoned firewood. Deliv Fri.10-8pm • Sat.9-5pm Seal, choco, blue & lynx GOLDENDOODLE F1 PUPS ered & STACKED. 4’x8’x16" point. Gorgeous, blue eyes. Ready now for their forev 517-651-5214. $1 2 5. 989-61 5 -4686. er homes! 517-420-0863 TOY POODLES CKC, all KITS/CATS, RESCUED; ALL shots, Males $300 each. ages; many declawed; 517-589-0257, 517 256-0351. www.trinity acresrescue. 1940’S LIFE MAGAZINES; includes Approx. 35. $250 o f r all. DIAMOND SOLITAIRE ENneuter/basic medical $45- WESTHIGHLAND TERRIER Ph. 989-875-2650. GAGEMENT RING Almost 1 $135. (517)410-0074 pups, AKC, 3 very adorable ct., appraised at $2,000, socialized males, $650. KITTENS asking $1000. 517-484-1835 989-846-0929. Various Ages, Adorable kittens ready for you to YORKIE PUPPIES Cute 1 FEtake home. $5. male, 3 males, dewclaws & Call (989)640-5090 tails done, shots. $600- GE PORTABLE dishwasher White, slightly used $150 $700. 517-667-0617. LAB PUPS, AKC chocolate, /best. GE Spectara electric LIFT CHAIR Used 2 mos., Ashots, wormed, $600. range with True Temp, YORKIES AKC, adorable 1 condition, royal blue black & white $125/best. puppies. 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Free obedience Call 51 7 -676-1 9 56. phones, $5 each. (51 7 )206a v nity 25’’ w/sink $25. Call pistol, 38 special rev o lv e r Institute of Maintenance never used, sell all for training. 517-712-8066. 8473 819-0839 all chrome. 517-204-5644 877-891-2281. MM PIONEER POLE $275. 989-923-1278 MINIATURE PINSCHER BUILDINGS-FREE DRESSER 6 drawer w/ ALLIED HEALTH CAREER PUPS Purebred, $150. A BED QUEEN PILLOWTOP ESTIMATESMECHANICAL PATIENT mirror, iv o ry color. Jazzy TRAINING - Attend college Cash only. Call 989-584mattress set, new in plasLicensed and insured-2x6 LIFTS- 1 Alpine 3000 Papower chair, incl. 50 in. 100% online. Job place3059. tic, $199. Call 517-410-4921. Trusses-45 Year Warranty tient Lift. 1 Medline Patient ramp. Ph. 517-599-1324. ment assistance. ComputCan deliver. Galvalume Steel-19 ColorsLift. Both Free. Call (517) ARAB & HALF ARAB liquidaer available. Financial Aid Since 1976-#1 in Michigan231-3117. 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TOOLING SETUP & Prev . Maintenance - Includes setting up tooling or fix tures for jobs and preventive maintenance on tooling or fixtures. 2nd shift position. Min. 3 years experience. For additional information and to apply, see postings in (job#3113470) or Applications also available at Linn Products, Inc. 1200 Lipsey Dr., Charlotte, MI

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Homes For Sale ONLY $23,900!! 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Over 1,600 Sq. Ft. Attached/Covered 10 x 27 Deck All Appliances, W/D, Central Air New Furnace, Many upgrades, Pet Friendly, Holt School District All Credit Considered NO APPLICATION FEES! Call Sun Homes at Kensington Meadows TODAY! 1-888-262-1683 www.kensington EHO Exp. 8-31-1

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NEW CONSTRUCTON 1247 Wildflower, Holt. 3 bdrm., 2 1/2 baths, 2nd fl. laundry, lg. yard w/deck, $124,900. 517-290-4829

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Manufactured Homes

Waterfront Homes LAKEFRONT 194 HOME, 7 mi. n. of Perry on private all-sports lake. 2900 sq. ft., 4 b.r., 2.5 ba, vaulted ceiling, fireplace, 2 level walk out. Priced @ 2003 appraisal, VERY creative fi nancing, buyer must have excellent credit/net worth. 989 277 3793

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$89,000 PRICE REDUCED! Stylish Savings – 2000 sf, 4br/1bath Quad-Level situated on spacious, fenced corner lot. Lower level is stubbed for 2nd full bath-simply add your fixtures and drywall. Cathedral ceilings, Oak kitchen, some laminate wood floors, bay window, den, slider to deck, 2 ½ car garage w/front and back overhead doors, portable pool. Dale 663.4500. Ross & Assoc.

Holt-Dimondale LAND CONTRACT Holt Schools. 4468 Bowline. 3 bdrm., 2.5 bath, 2nd fl. laundry, 2 car garage, $134,900. $10,000 down. 2 yr balloon. 517-290-4829

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paid. W. 420 Ottawa. Bus stop out front. $545. 517 896-2455 or 517 322-2456 326 BANBERRY SO U T H . C A D G E W I T H FA R M S . 3 FRANDOR/CHESTER RD., Business Opportunity. bdrms., 2 baths, 90% re- 2 RENTAL HOUSES F O R MSU FREE HEAT-WATER! Pub located in downtown SALE - 1 Allegan & 1424 modeled & updated, all Spacious 2 bdrm. Quiet, Gladwin. Remodeled in Williams St. fully occupied, new top end appliances in clean, lg. closets, laundry, 2009. Adj storefront incl. can sell each house on a Aug. ’07. Reduced to ca rport. Convenient loca Rest u a ra n / t Lounge on L.C. or outright. Excellent $47,500 Age restriction 54 tion on bus route. H w y M-55 at Houghton income opportunity! Call & up. Open House Aug. 7 & From $650. 517-641-7645 La k e. Remodeled, well est 51 7 -71 9 -4204 989-233-7063 21, 1-4pm. 517-331-4238, if or 641-7788. Adj lakefront avilable. CADGEWITH FARMS no answer call 517-371Call 888-843-7469. Senior community, must 101. ERA Hougthon Lansing Area be 55+. 3 bdrm., 2 bath, Inc. Apartments for Rent home on foundation. At1 & 2 Bedroom tached 3 seasons rm. & paStarting at $425 tio, attached 2.5 car ga2100 S.F. CAPE cod, 350’ Utilities Included rage. Recently reduced! Pine River frontage (Brook (517) 372-6250 $77,900. 517-455-7486. Trout stream). 10ac. mostOPEN HOUSE Sat. & Sun. ly wooded, near Cadillac. LANSING TWP. 10-4. 5525 W. St. Joe Hwy. 4 bdrm, 2.5 bath. Pine Riv WAVERLY/WILLOW area CHAPEL HILL MEMORIAL Lansing betw.Waverly & er Schools. $161,000. Lg. 2 bdrm., air, carpeting, GARDENS Lot 186B 3 & 4, Creyts. Pembrook Condos. 231-829-3058 before 9pm. appliances, all utilities Trinity Garden. $3500/obo. Unit 3. 2 bdrm. garden lev paid except electric. No Call 517-455-3467. DIMONDALE 1983 MOBILE el, 1 bath, freshly painted dogs. $560 mo. Call 351home 55+ community, 2 & carpeted. $36,500. Call It’s not too late to find a 9321, 694-8988. bdrms, 1 bath, enclosed 517-351-0217, 989-227-1243 DEEPDALE CEMETERY 2 sun porch, new furnace, buyer for your camping gear. lots, section 3, Memorial refrigerator, stove, W/D, Email the Lansing Community Email the Lansing Community See Gardens near Mausoleum. dishwasher, new windows. Newspapers 24/7 at: Newspapers 24/7 at: or Call LCN Toll Free 877.475.SELL 517-625-6445, 517-202-3648 $6500/ best offer. 6813.

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Shop when you want! Visit for vehicles in the Lansing area. Buick BUICK CENTURY 2004 Old lady car, 1 owner 30,000 miles

$8250 517 285-2345

Chevrolet CORVETTE L82 8 791 Yellow & mirrored tops 48,000 miles


8 91 4 MONTE CARLO SS Blue, 1 owner, 53,000 miles Excellent condition


517 323-3006

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AVEO LS 2008 $9,200 50Kmi., 4 cyl, Side Airbag, Red, 32MPG 1 owner 989-971-9423 BLAZER, 2002 $5000 4 dr., 4x4. Black on black. Power sunroof. Excellent condition. 517-402-9151 CHEVROLET 2002 S-10 EXT. CAB $4959 3rd door, u a to, most options no rust Excellent condition 989-640-7932

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FUSION SE 2007 $12,99 30 mpg u a to.,sirius radio,6 disk cd, 52850 mi. 989-289-3542

GMC SONOMA SLS EXTENDED CAB 2003 $5,0 5 0 2.2L 4 cyl, 2WD Auto, e v ry good 91000mi., Red 517-526-1040 JIMMY SLT 8 91 $3,450 6 cyl,1 owner, leather, 4WD, 5 1 8,000 mi., blue. 517-719-2178

HONDA CIVIC ’98 $2000 5 speed manual, new exhaust/tires, reliable. 517-285-4882

ALERO 2000 $4,600 4 cyl, Auto,CD,Leather,34 MPG, 77,000mi., Blue 517-525-3311

ACCORD LX 2005 $9,0 9 0 4 cyl, Premium Sound, 45000mi., Silver 913-738-4461

NINETY EIGHT REGENCY 2 91 $740 5 /OBO 0 1 K orig. mi., Fla. car, garg a ed, mint, collect or drive, white/gray cloth, serious inquiries 517-488-5938

E-CLASS E320 2001 $8,300 Nice! V6 cyl, Nav System, Lthr 97300mi., Green 517-420-3800

COOPER S 2005 $13,900 4 cyl, Premium Sound 80500mi., Green, 517-927-5004

Mini Vans HANDICAP VANS USED, BOUGHT & SOLD Mini & u f ll size 5751 S. Cedar - Call Dale 517-882-7299 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN SXT 2005 Passenger, 59,000 mi., Stow & Go Good cond.

$90 5 0/OBO

DODGE GRAND CARAVAN 2001 6 cyl, 7 1 3662mi., White



989-668-4897 CHEVROLET EXPRESS 2500 2000 0 1 4580mi., White Bid deadline Aug. 31

ION 2 2006 $6,500 75Kmi., pw, pl, ia r, cruise, keyless entry, silver 517-258-6577

Sport Utility Vehicles


$2,500 MIN. BID 989-668-4897

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HONDA CR-V EX 2010 Polished Metallic, Excellent condition

$23,500 517-256-6164

CHEVY TRAILBLAZER SS 2006 86k mi. Excellent cond.

FORD F250 XLT, 2002 7 1 0,500 mi. Crew Cab Super Duty cargo box,rear seat

$6,500 0 1 cyl, Black, , 517-449-8776

Vans HANDICAP VANS USED, BOUGHT & SOLD Mini & u f ll size 5751 S. Cedar - Call Dale 517-882-7299


Mercedes Benz


$1,5 0 5 0

Automobiles Wanted VEHICLES WANTED Top $$ paid, Free towing. Same day 7 Das y .

DEAD/ALIVE pickup. 517-487-8704

CAR DON’T WORK Or is crashed! Tired of spending money? Will pay o y u Cash Today & tow w a ya rf ee! Call 517-505-2098

Junk Cars Wanted

517-712-8066 BENJAMIN & SON A1 TOWING WANTED Junk cars, n av s & trucks. Top $ paid . 517-372-9737

Toyota TC 2007 SCION Ex.cond. loaded, AC, 27625mi. Silver Excellent Condition

$14,450/BEST 517-336-7347

COROLLA CE, 2002 $540 5 u a to, CD, cruise, u a to headlights, 3 1 9,800 mi. Excellent condition 517-410-1821

Trucks FORD F10 5 4X4 2001 $7,0 9 0 Super Cab XLT, 4.6L V8, Towing pkg., Silver, 1 owner, 7 1 K mi. 517-349-5143

CAR DON’T WORK Or is crashed! Tired of spending money? Will pay o y u cash Today & tow w a ya rf ee! Call 517-505-2098 A1 - CASH FOR JUNK CARS TRUCKS, VANS. 810-288-7423 JUNK CARS, TRUCKS & VANS WANTED Free pick up. 7 das y . 517 393-8000. Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at:

BEECHFIELD Ef f iciency thru 2 bedroom, $325-$560. Utilities included. Taylor Realty 517-272-1512. CARY APTS. S. LANSING. 1 & 2 bdrms., $470-$570 mo., heat, water, sewer & trash included. 517-202-3964. DOWNTOWN 408 W. IONIA. Studio ($460) & room ($335). Utilities included. Close to LCC & Cooley. 517-749-3890.

Apartments Suburbs

Homes For Rent 138 FARRAND, LANSING 3 bdrm., new carpet, wood floors both new, new appliances, freshly updated. Credit report & references required. $735 + utilities. 517-974-7263.

Old Orchard Apts.

Holts Best Value $100 moves you in!

200 ASTOR, NEAR Ingham Medical. 2 bdrm, 1 bath, basement w/washer & dryer. $650 mo. 517-3499436.

"0" sec. deposit 1 or 2 bdrms Apts.

4419 S. PENNSYLVANIA Extra clean 1 bdrm for a nonsmoker. G ood credit & rental references. Safe neighborhood, new fur nace, well insulated. $545 mo. Call 517-371-4562.

FREE HEAT & WATER. Auto Owners/Waverly. Quiet desirable neighborhood. Lg. clean 1 & 2 bdrm. No pets. From $575. 517-7124915, 202-3234, 323-1153

Homes For Rent

Homes For Rent

Office Space For Rent


HOMES FOR RENT! 3 Bed/2 Bath Payments starting as low as $579 All Appliances Washer/Dryer Central Air Outside Storage Shed Pet Friendly Holt School District All Credit Considered! NO APPLICATION FEES Contact Sun Homes at Kensington Meadows 1-888-258-2412 www.kensington Offers Expire 8-31-1, EHO

310 Mechanic, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, ranch home on 1.5+ acres. $600 517-575-2668 517-622-6059 or www.sundancefamilyhomecenter. com

DOWNTOWN & LAKE LANSING area. office & storage space available. Fair rates. Contact Larry at Wenco Properties, 517-482-8771 or 517-202-0391

WAVERLY 2 bdrm., appliances, new windows, garage. Safe, quiet. Large private park. No pets or smoking. $595. Call 517-484-8220

Boats and Motors

Legals 49525, Mortgagee, vember 14, 2002 and recorded January 8, 2003 in Liber 1613 of Mortgages, Page 489 which was assigned to INDEPENDENT BANK of 4200 East Beltline, Grand Rapids, Michigan, by Assignment dated April 15, 2011 and recorded on April 20, 2011 in Liber 2335, page 410. By reason of such default the undersigned elects to declare the entire unpaid amount of said mortgage due and payable forthwith. At the date of this Notice there is claimed to be due for principal and interest on said mortgage the sum of FORTY SIX THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED NINETY FOUR AND 04/100 ($46,194.04) dollars including interest at the rate of 4.125% per annum. No suit or proceeding at law has been instituted to recover the debt secured by said mortgage or any part thereof. Notice is hereby given that by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage and the statute in such case made and provided and to pay said amount with interest as provided in said mortgage, and all legal costs, charges, and expenses, including attorney fees allowed by law, said mortgage will be foreclosed by sale of the mortgaged premises at public vendue to the highest bidder at the lobby of the Eaton County Courthouse, 1045 Independence Blvd. , the place of holding the Circuit Court within the County of Eaton, City of Charlotte, Michigan, on September 15, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., local time. Pursuant to Public Act No. 104, Public Acts of 1971 [MCLA 600.3240(12), MSA 27A.3240(12)] the redemption period shall be 12 months from the date of the foreclosure sale, unless the property is determined to be abandoned under MCLA 600.3241a; MSA 27A.3241(1), in which case the property may be redeemed during the 30 days immediately fol lowing the sale or expiration of statutory notice period. The premises covered by said mortgage are situated in the Township of Walton, County of Eaton, State of Michigan, described as follows, to wit: Beginning at the Southeast corner of Section 3, Town 1 North, Range 5 West, Walton Township, Eaton County, Michigan; thence South 90°00’00" West 596.00 feet along the South line of Section 3; thence North 00°18’41" West 390.94 feet; thence North 90°00’00" East 596.00 feet to the East line of Section 3; thence South 00°18’41" East 390.94 feet to the place of beginning. The default and foreclosure proceedings include a 1987 Kirkwood Redman serial #112A4951, permanently affixed thereto.

WILBUR HWY. EATON Rap- 12’ BOAT WITH trailer, 6 hp ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz~!@#$%^&*()_+`1234567890-=,./?;’:”[]\{}| ids, 5 bdrm., 3 bath, ranch. motor, electric trolling moCall us today!

GROESBECK AREA R ent starts at $550 utils incld. Save your gas. Beautiful deluxe apartments. 1 blk to bus. Everything you need to buy close by. 517482-8196.

OLD TOWN 1228 N. Washington. 1 bdrm., large of fice 8 1/2x13, mini blinds, carpet, tile, hardwood, glasstop range, washer/dryer hook-up. 1 block from River Boardwalk park. $575 plus util. & dep. 517 285-4489.

517-694-8975 conditions apply

AFFORDABLE HOMES 1-4 bdrms, Section 8 OK. Pets OK. Move in special! Flexible terms available. $395-$1095. 517-651-1374

POTTERVILLE Colonial Estates, 2 bdrm $460. No pets. 517-543-7990.


WAVERLY & WILLOW Spacious 2 bdrms. Free heat & water. Quiet building. 517-303-6680 ~ Great Apartment ~

PINEWOOD CLUB APTS. LANSING 1 & 2 bdrms. Pet friendly. Call for more information 517-272-1000 or visit

WILLIAMSTON - UPPER apt. for rent. House in country. 3 bdrm./2 bath upper, Incl. all util. & satellite. Call: 810-923-1062

S. SIDE very nice, clean, quiet 2 bdrm., $475, washer/dryer hookup. 517-388-0584.

Condominiums For Rent

Apartments Suburbs HASLETT $0 deposit Large 2 bdrms. from $495. Ph. 337-1133 HASLETT 5705 Potter, near lake. Large 2 BR. 1.5 bath, fire place, central air. Utility room with washer / dryer hookup. No pets, $595/mo. incl. water. Call 517-3728000 or 517-349-8345 HOLT AREA two 2 bdrm apts for rent. $600 per mo. for each. Call 517-749-8389 or 517-528-4583.

$899/mo.! 3 Bed/2 Bath Over 1,400 Sq. Ft. All Appliances, WD Central Air Pet Friendly Holt School District All credit considered & NO APPLICATION FEES Contact Sun Homes at Kensington Meadows TODAY! 1-888-235-6948 www.kensington EHO Offer Exp. 8-31-1

HASLETT Two 2 bdrm. condo available, 1.5 baths, air, DANSVILLE SCHOOLS washer/ dryer, deck. On 4 miles from I96, 8 miles Golf Course/lake, available 127, 30 minute commute now. $800/mo. includes Lansing, Jackson or Hotrash & water. Call 517well. 2 bdrm. country 202-5623. home 1 bath, small office, glass front porch, sec. dep. $800/mo. 517-231-1902.

Duplexes For Rent


Duplexes Starting at $750. Pet friendly. For details 517-272-1000 visit:

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DEWITT: GREAT LOCATION, Walking distance to schools, shopping & library. Lake access! 4 bdrm, 2 bath, attached garage. Salon attached. $1550/mo.+ dep. Rent or w/option. 517-930-4405 St. Johns!-only $561/mo* Rent to Own! Prime Location! 1,280 sq.ft.~ 3 bed/2bath with a Deck! #130 *For Details Call The Meadows (989)224-7707

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Eaton County Citizen Appointment Eaton County is currently seeking committed citizens who are interested in serving on the following Boards:

6 Year Term Expiring 12/31/17 Road Commission - 1 appointment If interested, the Citizen Involvement Applications for any of the listed appointments are available at the Eaton County Clerk’s Office located at 1045 Independence Blvd., Charlotte, MI 48813 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday or applications can also be found on the Eaton County Website Application deadline is September 2, 2011. ERCN/DWCN/CSG/GLI-946794

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Room For Rent

OUTBOARD MOTORSU S E D 2 through 25HP, some longshaft, some elec. start, 2 line pressure tanks, 517-663-0576

LANSING - 2-3 bdrm hous- HOUSE LOCATED IN downes, 2 bdrm apts., 1-2 bdrm town Lansing. Wanted 3 duplexes. $500-$800. Local room-mates to share conowner cell 517-204-7420. do style building. Close to Sparrow, Cooley, LCC & MSU. W/D, free parking, lots of living space, all utilities included, rent starts 2007 HONDA 1300 VTX-C LANSING HOME N eat & at $500/mo or less. Call clean, new paint, 3 bdrm. 7800 miles, 1 owner. 517 230-8207. Call Terry 517-641-7271 or $6000/best offer. Tom 517-214-7648. Call 517-763-9037


Roommates Wanted

KAWASAKI NOMAD 2006 LOCATION LOCATION LOFully equipped 1600 cc CATION 130 N. Hayford. road bike w/ only 13k Cute 2 BR, near miles. Green & silver. MSU/downtown, hdwd Rides like a buick. $6800 flrs, 1 bath, W/D, great ( 5 1 7 ) 7 1 9 - 8 4 0 5 storage, $850 mo. No pets, no smoking. 517-372-4964. 4 HOUSE LOCATED IN Down- SUNL - ADVENTURE stroke, 150cc, 33 actual mi. town E. Lansing. Wanted, Excellent cond. $1200. 517two non drinking room349-0253. MASON mates to share a 4 bedroom house with two other 2553 Rolfe Rd 2 bedcuspeople. Rent is around YAMAHA V-STAR 100 room, 1 bath, full basetom 2003 under 4000 miles, $595 a month. Location is ment, 2 story, 162 sq-ft, black bub headers, original as close as you can get to 2 car attached garage. owner, must see to appreMSU without living on $650. ciate $4500 (517)627-9679 campus. 4 bedrooms, 1 517-575-2668 BA, Yard, Washer/Dryer in 517-622-6059 unit, High Speed Internet, or Hardwood Floors, Eat in www.sundancefamilyhomecenter. Kitchen or Dining Room, com Dishwasher, Balcony, Deck, Patio or Porch, ( 5 1 7 ) 6 1 4 - 1 8 2 8 NICE QUIET AREA 1710 INcasey VERNESS 3 bdrms., 1 1/2 48823 baths, fenced in yard, $875 mo. + deposit & utilities. Call 517-749-3535.


Commercial For Rent

PORTLAND 3 bdrm. 1 bath, full bsmt., MORTGAGE SALE 2.5 car att’d garage, cent. 0 1 8 BRIDGE ST. Dimondale, air, appliances incl. Mi. 500 Sq. Ft. Commercial This is an at$775/mo. No pets. 517Building,Central Air $600 tempt to collect a debt, and 647-2242 or 517-994-8031. Month Plus Utilities any information obtained Available now. (517)646-8887 48821 will be used for that purpose. SPARROW HOSPITAL NEAR Default has oc1306 Jerome, 4 bdrm., nice curred in the conditions of a It’s not too late to find a area, vinyl windows, full mortgage made by JONAbsmt., $800+ util & dep. buyer for your camping gear. THAN A. BOWERS and KARA 1315 Jerome remodeled lg. See L. BOWERS, husband and 3 bdrm. apt., new vinyl or Call LCN Toll Free 877.475.SELL wife, Mortgagors, to INDEwindows, hardwood flrs, PENDENT MORTGAGE CO. $700+ heat. 517-372-4504 SOUTH MI, having its princi-

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SCHENK, BONCHER & RYPMA Curtis D. Rypma P44421 601 Three Mile Road, N.W. Grand Rapids, MI 495441601 (616) 647-8277 CSG-943924 8/7, 14, 21, 28/11 MORTGAGE SALE This is an attempt to collect a debt, and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Default has occurred in the conditions of a mortgage made by EUGENIA RAE DAVIS, a single person, Mortgagor, to INDEPENDENT MORTGAGE CO. SOUTH MICHIGAN, having its principal office at 4200 East Beltline, Grand Rapids, MI 49525, Mortgagee, dated No-

TO: Tammy Rae Howard IT IS ORDERED: You are being sued in this court by the plaintiff to obtain a divorce. You must file your answer or take other action permitted by law in this court at the court address above. A copy of this order shall be published once each week in Charlotte Shopping Guide for three consecutive weeks, and proof of publication shall be filed in this court. A copy of this order shall be sent to Tammy Rae Howard at the last-known address by registered mail, return receipt requested, and the affidavit of mailing shall be filed this court. Date: 8-10-11 Thomas S. Eveland, Judge CSG-947229 8/21, 28/11-9/4/11 STATE OF MICHIGAN PROBATE COURT COUNTY OF EATON NOTICE TO CREDITORS Decedent’s Estate FILE NO. 1-48078-DE Estate of Edward A. Laboda, Deceased. Date of birth: 07/12/1922 TO ALL CREDITORS:* NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Edward A. Laboda, who lived at 6429 Earlington Lane #202, Lansing, MI 48917 died 06/16/2011. Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate will be forever barred unless presented to Judy Ann Mulvaney, named personal representative or proposed personal representative, or to both the probate court at 1045 Independence Blvd., Charlotte, MI 48813 and the named/proposed personal representative within 4 months after the date of publication of this notice. Dated: 8/16/2011 Kevin V. B. Schumacher P39332 533 S. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933 (517) 482-3800 Judy Ann Mulvaney 5336 Sierra Dr. Lansing, MI 48917 (517) 323-7151 CSG-947320 8/21/1

NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL CREDITORS:* NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Inga M. Hettich (date of birth March 30, 1925), Grantor of the Clentis INDEPENDENT BANK, As- A. Hettich and Inga M. Hettich Living Trust dated signee July 17, 2006, who lived at SCHENK, BONCHER & 1998 Jones Hwy., Bellevue, MI died July 6, 2011. CredRYPMA itors of the decedent are noCurtis D. Rypma P44421 tified that all claims against 601 Three Mile Road, N.W. Grand Rapids, MI 49544- the Trust will be forever barred unless presented to the 1601 current Trustee, JAMES P. (616) 647-8277 HETTICH at 18664 T Drive North, Olivet, MI 49076 or to CSG-943703 the attorney for the Trustee, 8/7, 14, 21, 28/11 KATHLEEN F. COOK, at 121 South Cochran Ave., Charlotte, MI 48813 within 4 STATE OF MICHIGAN months of the date of publi56TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT cation of this notice. Date: COUNTY PROBATE August 1, 2011. Law Office of Kathleen F. Cook, ORDER FOR SERVICE BY Kathleen F. Cook P31842, 121 PUBLICATION/POSTING S. Cochran Avenue, CharAND NOTICE OF ACTION lotte, MI 48813. (517) 5437643 CASE NO. CSG-947122 8/21/1 2011-879-DO Court address: 1045 Inde pendence Blvd., Charlotte, MI 48813, (517) 543-4335 Ronald Dean Howard, Plaintif v

Selling an item

Tammy Rae Howard, De fendant


Plaintif’s attorney Gregory J. Crockett (P45289)


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3 Year Terms Expiring 12/31/14 Department of Human Services - 1 appointment Tri-County Aging Consortium - 1 appointment (Must be at least 60 years of age) Planning Commission - 3 appointments Parks and Recreation Commission - 1 appointment EATRAN - 1 appointment Purchase of Development Rights Selection Committee - 3 appointments Brownfield Redevelopment Authority Board - 1 appointment Construction Board of Appeals - 1 electrical trade representative and citizen Building Authority - 1 appointment Historical Commission - 2 appointments

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Legals Gregory (P45289) 2196 Commons Parkway Okemos, MI 48864 (517) 349-9090

Legals MI, having princi pal office at 4200 East Beltline, Grand Rapids, MI 49525, Mortgagee, dated July 25, 2003 and recorded August 19, 2003 in Liber 1723 of Mortgages, Page 166 which was assigned to INDEPENDENT BANK of 4200 East Beltline, Grand Rapids, Michigan, by Assignment recorded on February 25, 2011 in Liber 2327, Page 431. By reason of such default the undersigned elects to declare the entire unpaid amount of said mortgage due and payable forthwith. At the date of this Notice there is claimed to be due for principal and interest on said mortgage the sum of FORTY THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED FIFTY TWO and 97/100 ($40,952.97) dollars including interest at the rate of 4.25% per annum. No suit or proceeding at law has been instituted to recover the debt secured by said mortgage or any part thereof. Notice is hereby given that by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage and the statute in such case made and provided and to pay said amount with interest as provided in said mortgage, and all legal costs, charges, and expenses, including attorney fees allowed by law, said mortgage will be foreclosed by sale of the mortgaged premises at public vendue to the highest bidder at the lobby of the Eaton County Courthouse, 1045 Independence Blvd., the place of holding the Circuit Court within the County of Eaton, City of Charlotte, Michigan, on September 15, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., local time. Pursuant to Public Act No. 104, Public Acts of 1971 [MCLA 600.3240(8), MSA 27A.3240(8)] the redemption period shall be 6 months from the date of the foreclo sure sale, unless the property is determined to be abandoned under MCLA 600.3241a; MSA 27A.3241(1), in which case the property may be redeemed during the 30 days immediately fol lowing the sale or expiration of statutory notice period. The premises covered by said mortgage are situated in the City of Township of Vermontville, County of Eaton, State of Michigan, described as fol lows, to wit: That part of Section 29, Town 3 North, Range 6 West, Vermontville Township, Eaton County, Michigan, described as follows: Commencing 183 feet West of the Southeast corner of the West ½ of the West ½ of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 29; thence North 300 feet; thence West 139 feet; thence South 75 feet; thence East 24 feet; thence South 225 feet; thence East 15 feet to the point of beginning. The above mortgage foreclosure proceedings include a 1994 Redman mobile home, serial number 1247499 that is considered real estate and collateral for this loan.

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Does your credit union participate in the Credit Union Service Centers shared branching network? 5K Run / Family Walk

Saturday Sept. 10, 2011

If so, you can visit CASE Credit Union’s 5 locations in the Lansing area to handle your financial transactions just as if you were at your home credit union.

8 a.m. registration | 9:45 a.m. start Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital Charlotte, Michigan

HGB’s “live life. Nspired. 5K Fun/Family Walk” is inspired by Natalie Frieburger’s 11 years of life lived fully. Join participants from all walks of life

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For your convenience, pre buy-in is available at the Cage in the main lobby. Minimum buy-in 9-on book with Large Special package $100.

PRIZE PLAYOFF AFTER SECOND SPECIAL EVERY TUESDAY IN AUGUST Three winners will be selected to compete during the 10-minute break.

IST PLACE: $1,000 Gift Cards to Meijer, Best Buy, Lowes and ABC Warehouse, or a $1,000 Gas Gift Card

2ND & 3RD PLACE: $50 Gas Card

TUESDAY PAPER SPECIALS Receive half-off the purchase of your second book.

I-94 TO EXIT 104 11177 Michigan Avenue | Battle Creek, MI 49014 877-FKC-8777 | Must be 21 and present to win. 1st place prizes will be awarded from the lowest value to the highest value. Must purchase first book at regular price to receive half-off second book. Second book must be of equal or lesser value to qualify for discount. Receive one entry per session played all month long. Entries valid NOW – August 23, August 24 – 30. Entries do not carry over week to week. Management reserves all rights.


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