Weekly news from Grass Lake, Michigan USA

Saturday, July 26, 2014

A Traditional 4th of July in Grass Lake

  Kids of all ages enjoyed the beautiful day, parade and tossed candy during the 2014 4th of July parade in Grass Lake. Top left is Claude Low, parade Grand Marshal.                           Kids photos by April Scott photography, Grass Lake

Warrior Ball Players Named to All-Area Team

Outstanding performances by Grass Lake athletes have earned them praises from the Jackson Citizen Patriot and MLive.com, an online news service. Named to the All-Area baseball team were Stephen Niehaus and Michael Herendeen. Selected for the All-Area Softball team were Lady Warrior stars Sami Husak as Player of the Year (17 home runs, 63 RBIs and a .575 batting average), Paige Huttenlocker, Abby Niehaus, Krystal Wirpio, and Theresa Rankin.

Bicyclists Coming to Grass Lake July 12

The Ann Arbor Bicycling Touring Society will hold its annual bike ride on Saturday, July 12. Their 100 mile route originates at the Chelsea Fairgrounds and will include a stop at Grass Lake Middle School, but the route will include bikers throughout Grass Lake and Leoni Townships and the Village of Grass Lake. Go to http://www.aabts.org/ohr/ for more information.

Graffitti Ordinance Passed by Grass Lake Village Council. Parents Held Responsible

VILLAGE OF GRASS LAKE JACKSON COUNTY, MICHIGAN                   July,  2014 TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS AN ORDINANCE TO SECURE THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, AND WELFARE OF VILLAGE RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS BY PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF GRAFFITI, LIMITING POSSESSION BY MINORS OF SPRAY PAINT AND OTHER IMPLEMENTS USED FOR GRAFFITI, AND PROVIDING FOR REMOVAL OF GRAFFITI. THE VILLAGE OF GRASS LAKE ORDAINS: CHAPTER 95: GRAFFITI Sec. 95.01. Purpose Sec. 95.02. Definitions. Sec. 95.03. Prohibition. Sec. 95.04.  Possession of graffiti implements, by a person under the age of eighteen years of age. Sec. 95.05. Parent responsibility. Sec. 95.06. Removal by perpetrator. Sec. 95.07. …continue reading

1914 Grass Lake News, A New Town Clock, C.L.Hall obit

April, 1914 The Grass Lake News The ladies of LeRoy, N.Y., the native town of some of our own people, have raised a thousand dollars with which they will buy a new town clock. Why cannot our Grass Lake ladies do the same thing? A good town clock pealing forth the hours day and night would be a decided and most valuable acquisition to our village. For the LeRoy clock, people who were former citizens sent in their contributions from all parts of the country and that Grass Lake old timers in other sections would do the same thing, there …continue reading

1914 Grass Lake News, April

April, 1914 The Grass Lake News A handsome Holstein cow from the Grey Tower herd was shipped to an Eaton Rapids purchaser a few days ago. Several people attended the Knight Templar services at the first M.E. church in Jackson Sunday evening: Mr. and Mrs. J. Martin Rohrer, Vera and Inez Haven, Mr. A.W. Dwelle, Mr. and Mrs.W.K. Crafts, Dr. and Mrs. C.B. Wilcox and son, Harold. The News regrets to learn that Geo. Bowen, one of our oldest citizens, is in critical health. He is unable to leave his residence and is gradually yielding to the infirmities of age. …continue reading

Son of God and Son of Man

People spend a lot of time, money and effort to get a title after their name. Masters, doctorates and other post-graduate programs are in high demand. The appeal is understandable. Titles such as Doctor, Professor and a host of others provide opportunities to better ourselves and our circumstances. They also demonstrate to others that the person has some extra knowledge and training that can benefit them or their child. There was one who had the highest of all titles already at his birth. The Bible describes it this way: “The holy one to be born will be called the Son …continue reading