PEARL V. SIMMS

Pearl Velma Simms, 87 of Imlay, died Monday, March 27, 2017.  She was born December 16, 1929, the daughter of Charles Alfred and Rosie Lee (Griggs) Lopp in Somerville, Ala.  She married her husband Charles Wheatley in 1947 and her second husband, Lewis A. Simms in May 16, 1981. She (more…)

RALPH SANDERS SR.

Ralph Sanders, Sr., 76, of Bruce Township and formally of Silvis, Ill. died Friday, March 24, 2017.  He was born June 16, 1940 the son of Stanley and Thelma (Bahr) Sanders in Marengo, Iowa. On March 28, 1959 he married Deanne Ranee Glaudel in Albuquerque. He became an Eagle Scout (more…)

PIECE OF HISTORY

Romeo High School Football Coach Jason Couch stands next to pallets of sod which were removed from Barnabo Field last weekend. Fans picked up the sod on Saturday and kept them as souvenirs. The field will be replaced with artificial turf beginning this April and will be completed before kickoff (more…)

Armada honors its firefighters

Sergeant Charles “Chuck” Moore with the Armada Township Fire Department. He is retiring to Florida after 33 years of service to the township. (Photo by Stacy Sobotka)Sergeant Charles “Chuck” Moore with the Armada Township Fire Department. He is retiring to Florida after 33 years of service to the township. (Photo (more…)

TORN DOWN

An old home at 179 South Bailey was torn down on Monday, March 20. By mid-afternoon on March 21 when this photo was taken, the only thing remaining from the home was a hole in the ground where the basement once sat. The Romeo Lions Club owns the property and (more…)

Byting Bulldogs’ robot impresses judges

BY ANDREA CLAASEN Romeo High School’s robotics team, Byting Bulldogs, had an excellent showing at their first competition of the 2017 FIRST Robotics Competition season at Waterford Mott High School on March 17-18. Their 12 qualification matches went well, particularly considering it was the debut performance of their 2017 robot. (more…)

Romeo High School Lacrosse 2017 Preview

BY JERRY FRAEYMAN Hopes are high for this year’s Romeo High School boys lacrosse team. The veteran-laden team returns nearly all of its leading scorers from last year. “We’ll be strong,” coach Tony Blaisdell said. “We have 21 seniors. We will be good offensively and defensively.” Among the returnees is (more…)