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10/27/2014 - 2:29pm

Language for a recall petition for Raisin Township Supervisor Jay Cavanaugh received approval on October 15 by the Lenawee County Election Commission. The petition was filed by township resident Sherry Beaudin.

Three reasons are listed on the petition for the recall, all of which Cavanaugh call inaccurate.

The first accusation reads, “Failure to carry out his statutory duties under MLC Act 359 of 1947, 42.9 by refusing to sign documents required for the purchase of a fire truck after it was approved by a majority vote of the board of directors at an open public meeting held...

10/27/2014 - 2:26pm

On Wednesday, Oct. 22, a temporary dam replaced the large, damaged steel gate on Red Mill Pond’s dam as it went in for repairs. Evans Street, at the bridge, was closed for more than five hours as the Lenawee County Drain Commission used a crane, which had to operate from the road, to remove the steel gate.

Stephen May, Lenawee...

10/23/2014 - 2:12pm

Twelve trees around the community, one of which was dead, have been taken down as the City of Tecumseh moves forward with its sidewalk replacement program. At those locations, the property owners requested to have the trees taken down.

The program was amended in 2013 by Tecumseh City Council after residents complained that...

10/23/2014 - 2:07pm

When area residents head to the ballot box, they will not only be voting for new board and council members, but also a number of school and road millages. While every ballot will be different, many local voters will be voting for countywide seats.

Local voters will have to decide between County Road Commissioner incumbent...

10/23/2014 - 2:00pm

At the Monday, Oct. 20, Tecumseh City Council meeting, council unanimously approved authorizing Tecumseh City Manger Kevin Welch to sign an agreement with Detroit Salt Company for rock salt.

Tim Bock, Supt. of Tecumseh’s Department of Public Works was able to negotiate with the State of Michigan for the salt needs of the city,...

10/20/2014 - 3:30pm

“Memorial day service at the cemetery — that was probably the pinnacle of my experience as being mayor.”

Come the November 4 election, Tecumseh Mayor Richard Johnson will be stepping down from the city’s highest office, tossing the mayoral baton to former Mayor Jack Baker.

“Presiding over that ceremony, that’s the one...

10/20/2014 - 3:28pm

The Touring Season at the Tecumseh Center for the Arts (TCA) opens on Friday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. featuring Driftwood. From the Binghamton, New York, music scene, Driftwood is a band with a rock n’ roll soul and a folk art mind. “The band brings one of the most unique, raw sounds to the Americana/roots music scene through...

10/16/2014 - 1:52pm

Those driving by Red Mill Pond have likely noticed the water level is quite low. The Lenawee County Drain Commission lowered the water level so they can inspect and begin repairs on the dam.

“If everything goes well, we’d be able to start repairs this week or next,” said Lenawee County Drain Commissioner Stephen May on Tuesday...

10/16/2014 - 1:49pm

Perfect weather and a larger festival area brought large crowds to downtown Tecumseh for the 21st annual Appleumpkin Festival last weekend.

“Appleumpkin was absolutely awesome,” said organizer Jan Fox. “The crowds came. Everybody had a great time. It was one-hundred percent perfect.”

Approximately 25,000 to 30,000 people...

10/16/2014 - 1:35pm

In a 6-1 vote Monday, Oct. 13, Raisin Township’s board of trustees extended the superintendent position through 2015, with current Supt. Jim Palmer filling that role. The superintendent position was to end on November 12.

Raisin Township Supervisor Jay Cavanaugh was the only dissenting vote.

Cavanaugh iterated that he...

10/16/2014 - 12:03pm

Earl and Marge Bilby are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

Earl D. Bilby was married to Marjorie A. Linden October 17, 1964 by Pastor K. Koeplin at Grace Lutheran Church in Tecumseh, Mich.

Marge is retired from United Savings Bank after serving 45 years while Earl is retired as a renowned carpenter from the...



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