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The Lions Truly Entertain the Crowd at the Youth Football Basketball Fundraiser

The Lions Truly Entertain the Crowd at the Youth Football Basketball Fundraiser

Three retired and three active Detroit Lions football players came to Manchester on Friday night.  The event was billed as a basketball game against the Manchester Community Schools staff and celebrities, but it was truly a night full of entertainment. The Lions, and MCS staff alike, spent the evening entertaining the kids, often stopping the […]

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Herman Moore Makes a Stop at The Tap!

by Ben Knauss   Former Detroit Lion wide receiver Herman Moore made a stop at The Village Tap after playing in the Manchester Youth Football charity fundraising basketball game Friday night. Moore was made to feel right at home by a packed crowd of fans who assembled after the game. Moore jokingly took over cooking […]

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Sophomores Visit Adrian College

  Manchester High School’s annual trip to Adrian College took place on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.  The students toured the library, a sample dorm room, a lecture hall, the wellness complex, the football field, and the radio station. According to Principal Mowrer, they enjoyed an all-you-can-eat lunch and Joe VanGeison, the tour guide, did a great job taking them around. This was […]

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“Kids Against Hunger” Games at Middle School Raise Over $1,000

by Cindy Kenney It’s that time of year again, when Manchester Key Club and Builders Club enlist the aid of the entire student body to raise money in support of the annual Kids Against Hunger project.  Based on the amount of money raised a food packaging event will be held at Klager Elementary School where […]

 Anne Marie Miller

15 Sex Offenders Work for 1 Small Business in Manchester

There are roughly 2110 people who live in the village of Manchester. As in any town, some of our number will have been convicted of a crime — some even, perhaps, of a crime of a sexual nature.  According to the Michigan Public Sex Offender Registry, however, while only nine sex offenders live in the […]

 Sara Swanson

Funeral Being Held Today For Cameron LaDouceur

The funeral service for Cameron LaDouceur will be held today at 11am at the Manchester United Methodist Church. LaDouceur, age 20, died Wednesday evening when he lost control of his ORV on private property, on Peckins Road, in Sharon Township.  The visitation was held Sunday at the Borek Jennings Funeral Home in Manchester. He is survived […]

 Sara Swanson

Free Books Handed Out All Over Town on World Book Night

On Wednesday, seven Manchesterites took up posts and handed out 140 books in a matter of hours in observance of World Book Night. Not pictured below, but also participating were Anne Buckalew, Lorrie Coburn, Kathleen Dimond, and Sue LaRocque. If you are interested in being a book giver next year, go to the World Book Night website […]

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Hippity Hoppity – The Easter Bunny Comes to Town!

Manchester families kept the Easter Bunny extremely busy this weekend!  The Easter Bunny made an initial stop on Saturday morning at the Sportsman’s Club to have breakfast with Manchester kids and their families.  Then, of course, the Easter Bunny was found roaming through Carr Park around 1:00 pm prior to the the egg hunt sponsored […]

 Sara Swanson

World Book Night – Free Books to Be Given Out in Manchester

by Julia Strimer This Wednesday, seven Manchester residents will be giving away brand new, free books in different strategic locations around the village in celebration of World Book Night. World Book Night is an annual celebration dedicated to spreading the love of reading, person to person.  Each year on April 23 (Shakespeare’s birthday), tens of […]

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Cultural Art Strings Awarded $2,375 Grant

Cultural Art Strings announced this week that they have been awarded a grant of $2,375 from the State of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA). The grant was awarded through the MCACA peer review process and was one of 428 applications to compete for MCACA fiscal year 2014 funding and one of 32 […]

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