Russell Lindbergh Lothery, 89, of Kenockee Township,died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 at his home. He was born Nov. 17, 1928 in Romeo, the son of Mary F. Lothery and Lee S. Lothery, Sr. He was married to Mary Louise Lothery for 46 years. Mr. Lothery attended Romeo and later served (more…)

It’s Christmas for bird watchers

A mountain bluebird was observed during last year’s annual Anchor Bay Area Christmas Bird Count. (Photo by Andrea Rose Meldrum) BY ANDREA ROSE MELDRUM White-breasted Nuthatch (Photo by Andrea Rose Meldrum) It’s an exciting time of year for bird watchers as the 118th Annual Christmas Bird Count draws near. On (more…)

Major master plan revision

Here is the general location of the recreation core district. (Map courtesy of Washington Twp.) BY LARRY SOBCZAK EDITOR The northeast corner of Washington Township could become a recreational mecca if a change is adopted to the community’s master plan. For the past three years, Washington Township planners have been (more…)

He’s an authentic Santa Claus

Pictured from left to right are graduate David Symes, Holly Valent, and Tom Valent, Dean of the Charles W. Howard Santa School in Midland. (Photo courtesy of David Symes) BY STACY SOBOTKA Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus…and he lives in Armada. Armada native David Symes graduated Magna Cum (more…)

Visit with Santa Claus

Santa’s helpers tell us that he will be at the following upcoming events: Thursday, Dec. 14—Annual Kezar Christmas Celebration, Kezar Branch – Romeo District Library, 107 Church Street, Romeo. Friday, Dec. 15—Heritage Holidays, 6-9 p.m., Wolcott Mill Metropark – Historic Center, 64162 Kunstman Road, Ray Township. Saturday, Dec. 16—Heritage Holidays, (more…)

Romeo High School Basketball

BOYS BASKETBALL HOME OPENER. The Romeo High School varsity basketball team won its home opened Friday, Dec. 8 versus Eisenhower High School, 65-55. Blake McRae goes up and over his opponent with a one handed shot to give Romeo a five point lead. (Photo by Mike Nicley) Cole Harko, with a (more…)


Romeo High School Class held its annual powderpuff volleyball games on Dec. 4 and raised more than $2,000. Junior Eric Fraeyman makes a nifty backwards move and got the ball over the net.  (Photo by Mike Nicley) Senior Patrick Vinkier bumps a pass to set up a spike. (Photo by (more…)