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Cox says he’s alive thanks to small town angels

July 18, 2012

Diana and Richard Cox in front of their store in downtown Scottville

Story & Photo by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief

SCOTTVILLE – “I could be a widow sitting here in this store right now,” Diana Cox said, sitting in her office at Cox’s Sales & Services in downtown Scottville. “I could be if it wasn’t for some guardian angels.”

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Fin & Feather Club to celebrate 75th year

July 18, 2012
Fin & Feather Club to celebrate 75th year

Story & Photos by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief SHERMAN TWP. — On Saturday mornings, in the woods of western Sherman Township you will hear the sound of guns. It is a ritual that has gone on for quite some time. Members of the Fin and Feather Club gather and shoot skeet and trap, along with shooting a lot of the bull,…

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Beckman, the voice of the Orioles returns — this time on WMOM

July 18, 2012
Beckman, the voice of the Orioles returns — this time on WMOM

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief LUDINGTON – The voice of the Ludington Orioles, Rod Beckman, will be heard on a new radio station this fall, WMOM FM 102.7. Rod will direct all local sports coverage and will cover play by play of Ludington boys and girls basketball while Todd Hansen and Gary Castonia will cover play by play of Oriole football.…

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Custer community picnic, true Americana

July 18, 2012
Custer community picnic, true Americana

Story & Photos by Rob Alway, Editor CUSTER – Can you get much more Americana than a small town picnic in the middle of the street? There isn’t even a need to put up barricades here in Custer. People just know better. Every year for the past 20-some years the Custer Fire Department has held its community picnic at the…

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What it means to be an American

July 5, 2012
What it means to be an American

By Rob Alway Editor-in-Chief For the past three weeks my cousins have been visiting from The Netherlands. Rita, the daughter of my aunt, visited the United States 16 years ago, but only for a few days – she wanted to see our grandmother before she passed away. Rita’s husband, Henk, had never been to the U.S. and quite frankly didn’t…

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Legally Speaking: Consent to search

Betten Baker Ford

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