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Driver lands in Yankee Road ditch

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4th October

RIGA TOWNSHIP — An 18-year old Jasper woman was taken to Flower Hospital as the result of a one-vehicle crash on Yankee Road in Riga Township Friday shortly before 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4.

Cpl. Ben Oram of the Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office said MacKenzie Brown, 18, was eastbound on Yankee Road

when she allegedly lost control of her vehicle, spun around and landed in the ditch on the north side of the road facing west.

A passerby stopped to stay with the woman until rescue and ambulance arrived. Brown suffered a head injury. Oram said she would be cited with a violation of the basic speed law. She was not wearing a seatbelt he said. Riga Township Fire Department was assisted by Madison Township Fire Department at the scene.

It’s Homecoming at Blissfield High

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4th October

Two of these Blissfield HIgh School seniors will be crowned homecoming king and queen tonight, Friday, Oct. 4, at half time of the varsity football game against the Hillsdale Hornets. Pictured from the left in the front row are senior queen candidates Kaytlin Martinez, Claire Denecker, Kelsie Abbott and Sara Goetz. The senior king candidates in the back row from the left are: Jacob Bayer, Dakota Underwood, Dakota Suiter and Charlie Southward.

Not pictured are the float riders for each class. The 2013 float riders are seniors, Brianna Yates and Josh Green; juniors, Quinn Cross and Jacob Bates; sophomores, Carlee Wanless and Charles Kaster; and freshmen Jesse Reaster and Jack Gorny.

There will also be a silent auction at the game to benefit the Blissfield Athletic Boosters.

The annual Homecoming parade through town will be at 5:30 p.m. tonight (Friday, Oct. 4).

Accident ties up U.S. 223 traffic in Palmyra

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4th October

PALMYRA — A two-car crash on U.S. 223 shortly before 9 a.m. this morning (Friday, Oct. 4) backed up traffic in both directions

.  According to Cpl. Ben Oram of the Lenawee County  Sheriff”s Office, who was at the scene, a woman was attempting to turn into a driveway at one of the homes on the north side of the road when she was struck by another vehicle. Oram said one of the drivers was being transported to the hospital by private vehicle as a precautionary measure.

Complete details will be in the next edition of The Advance Oct. 9.