By Chad Hutchinson
After much anticipation, Blissfield High School has announced Adam Schiermyer as the next head coach to captain the Blissfield varsity football program. Schiermyer is no stranger to the area as he is a graduate and former football and baseball standout at Morenci High School and Adrian College.
Schiermyer will bring his experience and knowledge from years of playing along with more than nine years of coaching experience to the program. Schiermyer is leaving his post as a high school physical education teacher and head football coach at division-two Bradshaw Mountain High School in Prescott Valley, Ariz.
After only one season at the helm as varsity head coach, Schiermyer said his move to Blissfield was a pleasant surprise.
“I’ve always had a goal to get back to Lenawee County. It’s always been the area I wanted to go to, I just didn’t … Read More »
Voters in the Whiteford Agricultural School district will go to the polls Tuesday, May 7, to vote on the renewal of the current no-homestead tax levy.
This levy is for operating funds and applies to vacant land, commercial and industrial properties, rental properties and vacation homes within the school district.
This renewal does not increase taxes on any primary residences or qualified agricultural or forest property. The renewal would generate approximately $821,047 for educational funding in 2014.
According to an information sheet provided by the Whiteford School District, the proposal will allow the district to levy 18 ills on all property except principal residences and other exempt property required for the school district to receive its revenue per pupil foundation allowance. It renews the current millage that expires with the 2013 tax levy. The district is asking for a five year renewal for … Read More »
The Michigan Department of Transportation anticipates reopening the southbound entrance ramp from U.S. 23 from U.S. 223 later today. The ramp has been closed for two weeks for reconstruction.
This will reopen but on Friday there will be a major change implemented on U.S. 223/St. Anthony Road. According to a press release from MDOT a stage change involves shifting all traffic on U.S. 223 to the south sid of the roadway, while construction shifts to the north half of the U.S. 23/U.S. 223 interchange. Construction includes building roundabouts along the north half of the interchange at the raps. This stage, including the ramp closures, is anticipated to take approximately 28 calendar days.
Two-way traffic will be maintained on U.S. 223 between Whiteford Center Road and the northbound U.S. 223 exit ramp using temporary signals. Two lanes of traffic also will … Read More »