Sara Swanson

February 2018 Student of the Month Lauren Schriber

The February 2018 Manchester Community Foundation Student of the Month for Manchester High School is Lauren Schriber. Lauren is the daughter of Tim and Kathy Schriber. Lauren is the co-president of the Manchester High School National Honor Society and a member of MHS Student Council and Bow-Tie Society. Lauren was the Varsity Team Sideline Cheerleading […]

 Sara Swanson

Obituary: Jane Cornelia Blackman Korth

Jane Cornelia Blackman Korth passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018 in Chelsea, Michigan at the age of 88. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Jane was born on November 16, 1929 in Bridgeton, New Jersey, the daughter of Paul and May (Smith) Blackman. She grew up and attended high school […]

 Sara Swanson

9 Manchester students make GVSU Fall 2017 Dean’s List

Grand Valley State University announces the names of students who were placed on the dean’s list for the Fall 2017 semester concluding in December. The list includes those students who have maintained a 3.5 grade point average and been enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits. The honor is noted on the students’ official records. […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Cherry Creek winemakers have Manchester roots

It’s quiet these days at Cherry Creek Winery, located in an 1870s one-room school house on US-12 near Cement City. The rolling Irish Hills nearby are covered with snow, and the vines look barren at this time of year. But earlier this month, without a lot of fanfare, the winery changed hands to a family with […]

 Sara Swanson

Western Washtenaw Construction Authority presents a friendly face in Inspector Doug Parr

Unless you’ve built a new home, a shed, a pole barn or swimming pool lately, you may not be familiar with the Western Washtenaw Construction Authority. Western Washtenaw Construction Authority, or WWCA is the regional body for Freedom, Bridgewater and Manchester Townships, and the Village of Manchester that acts as the permitting and enforcing agency […]

 Sara Swanson

January 2018 Student of the Month Hope Schook

Our January 2018 Manchester Community Foundation Student of the Month for Manchester High School is Hope Schook. Hope is the daughter of Jim and Melissa Schook. Hope is the co-president of the Manchester High School National Honor Society and a member of Student Council and Bow-Tie Society. She regularly volunteers at a day care and […]

Manchester Middle School/ High School 2017-2018 second marking period Honor Roll

High School High Honors 12th grade Bargardi, Dominic D Brickley, Derek R Clark, Alexander M Davila, Alyssa J Derheim, Paul W Fields, Ryan M Fulps, Madison A Garzotto, Filippo Grebe, Joseph A Kominars, Samantha R Penberthy, Emily A Pierce, Claudia G Radcliff, Noah G Riske, Jason M Rowader, Meaghan M Schook, Hope E Schriber, Lauren […]

 Sara Swanson

Lasinski announces re-election run for 52nd House District

State Rep. Donna Lasinski announced last week that she will be seeking re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives. Rep. Lasinski was joined by over 100 supporters at her campaign kickoff at the Null Taphouse, with featured guest Congresswoman Debbie Dingell. She spoke to the excited crowd about why she wants to continue serving them in […]

 Sara Swanson

Cub Scout Pack 421 Rain Gutter Regatta

Cub Scout Pack 421 held a rain gutter regatta Sunday night at the Sharon United Methodist Church. First place went to Jackson King, a Lion Scout. Second place went to Max Harvey, a Bear Scout. Third Place went to Lucas Brothers, a Bear Scout.

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Mens Club holds election, supports the community in 2017

The Manchester Men’s Club held elections at the January meeting last week. The results are, President- John Stedman; VP- Lester Koch; Treasurer- Henry Earhart; Secretary- Eric Frasier; Board Members- Jim Montgomery, Austin Scott, Andy Mahony, Jim Carpenter, Dan Fleck, and Mike Parks. The Men’s Club is a non profit 501(c)3 that raises funds by putting […]

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