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When words aren’t enough

We knew Buddy probably wouldn’t live too much longer, but last week when my son Jacob and his mother took her to the veterinarian she didn’t come back home. More...



SOCCER PLAYOFFS With Blue Water Area Conference and No. 41-3 district dominance firmly established, the Imlay City varsity soccer team moved on to the next level of the postseason on Monday More...

Fat Guy Corner

Shame, shame on you, Lions’ fans

I say shame, shame and more shame on all those so-called Lions fans who left their seats early at Ford Field on Sunday. Anyone who follows the NFL knows it isn’t over until the clock ticks zero. More...


Pumpkin carving, treat walk this Saturday in downtown Lapeer

LAPEER — The Lapeer Downtown Business Association and more than two dozen local businesses invite parents to make plans with their children to visit downtown Lapeer Saturday for the community’s Pumpkin Festival to be held from 11 a.m. More...

Imlay City merchants plan Trick or Treat Saturday

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Area Chamber of Commerce is expecting a large turnout for its annual Merchants Trick or Treat on Saturday. More...

What’s Up?

Lapeer officials set trick-or-treat hours for Halloween LAPEER — The Lapeer City Commission on Monday set the city’s Halloween trick-otreat hours to be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. More...

Lightning Marching Band

tops 9 other schools in competition

The brand new Lapeer Lightning Marching Band, in its first year since the school consolidation, won first place overall for Class A competition at the 4th Annual Brandon Marching Band Invitational held Saturday, Oct. 18 at Brandon High School. More...

Sports Update

Looking for who won?

   Because all but Tuesday night scores are reported in the County Press, please click on the County Press publication in the drop down list to see the breaking scores from each night. Full Story


Where’s the VIEW?

The first person to correctly identify what the photo is of and where it was taken will win a one-month subscription to The County Press. To submit your guess, call 810-452- 2640 and leave a message with your name, phone number and your guess. More...

School Briefs

Wristband donation from Past Tense will benefit Project Graduation MAYFIELD TWP. — Need something fun to do on Halloween night? Buy a $20 wristband at Past Tense on Oct. More...


Chevrolet has reached a big number in mini-cars, surpassing 1 million sales worldwide of the Spark and Beat. More...



Sunday Rob Mills Family In Concert on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. at the West Goodland United Methodist Church 2008 N. Van Dyke Rd More...


FLC receives $9,000 grant to go towards new study materials

LAPEER — Thanks to a generous grant from the Dollar General Foundation, the Family Literacy Center (FLC) in Lapeer has received $9,000 to fund its GED (General Education Development) program, which now has new regulations and requirements as of More...

2014 wedding showcase attracts 23 vendors

ELBA TWP. — Twenty-three vendors were on hand Oct. 18 at the Lapeer County Club for the 2014 Lapeer Area Wedding Showcase, presented by Lapeer Area Chamber of Commerce, Mott Community College and Lapeer Country Club. More...


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