Beginning Wednesday evening, Sept. 4, southbound U.S. 23 between Rauch Road and¬
the Ohio state line will be reduced to a single lane for joint resealing.
The singl- lane closure will take place each night from 6¬
p.m. to 6 a.m.¬† Sunday through Thursday. According to the Michigan¬
Department of Transportation the closure will be kept to a maximum¬
length of two miles and is expected to last through Sept. 18.
A 54-year-old Swanton woman lost her life Sept. 2 as the result of a one-vehicle crash on Thompson Highway south of Yankee Road.
According to a press release from First Lieutenant Tony Cuevas, commander of the Monroe Post of the Michigan State Police, Diane Hobling was southbound on Thompson Highwway when it appeared her vehicle drifted slightly off the roadway to the right and crossed ¬†back over the roadway and then drifted off the road to the left for an unknown reason. When the vehicle left the roadway the second time, the vehicle struck a ditch and came to rest facing a northeasterly direction, the release said.
Hobling, who was not wearing a safety belt, was pronounced dead at the scene of injuries sustained in the crash.
From evidence at the scene, excessive speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in … Read More »
Keitha Stutzman and her two-year-old filly, Keepmee In Mind, claimed third-place and first place intermediate title at the 2013 Adequan Select American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show in Amarillo, Texas.
By Chad Hutchinson
Blissfield resident Keitha Stutzman claimed a pair of championships last week at the 2013 Adequan Select American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show in Amarillo, Texas last Thursday. Stutzman captured the world championship title and the first place intermediate title in three-year-old geldings division with her American Quarter Horse Ugonnakissmeornot.
Along with her world championship crown, Stutzman also took third place and first place intermediate in the two-year-old fillies division with her American Quarter Horse Keepmee In Mind.
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