2007-10-24 / Opinion

1982: Baha'i school sees construction

Out Of The Past: Compiled by Teri Webber

10 YEARS AGO
OCTOBER 22, 1997

If a new senior citizen activity center comes to Davison, it will be the result of a cooperative effort between Davison and Richfield townships and the city of Davison. With eight senior citizens in attendance, Supervisor Don Parks explained that the township anticipated getting approximately $78,000 in funds, but Congress has not yet allocated the monies.

Miss Studio C "slinks" across the stage after being named the 1997 "Do Da Darlin.’" Michael Ewing was named the first-ever "Do Da Dude." It was part of the fun at this past weekend’s Pumpkin Festival.

City officials are still trying to figure out whether one local ambulance service should get priority over another, with a task force appointed to try to answer the question. Based on a recommendation from City Manger Jack Abernathy, the city council on Monday voted to form the task force to consider the request from Hansen EMS to become the contracted priority ambulance serve in the city.

25 YEARS AGO
OCTOBER 27, 1982

New construction and renovation of older building is nearly complete at Louhelen Baha’i School on South State Road in Davison Township. The new school will bring an expected 7,000 members of the Baha’i faith to the Davison area for conference classes and retreats. Pepsi-Cola came out on top in the Davison Recreational Softball League last season. The Pepsi team posted a 14-1 mark while winning the title in its first year in the league. Wayne Jackson, Bill Pennell, Paul Jentzen, Wally Wright, Dave Delcke , Pat Courneya, Ralph Warren, Scott Shifflett, Denny MacArthur, Jim MacArthur, Chris Willlman, Morey Clark, Larry Keeler, Herb Sly, Jeff Salsini sponsored the team.

50 YEARS AGO
OCTOBER 24, 1957

Gordon Russell Heads New Teen-Age Club. A news item released too late this past week to appear in the Otisville News was an announcement of a new Teenage club formed by local teenagers of a meeting at the center last Tuesday night. The club is open to all interested teenagers in the Community.

Chamber of commerce member Homer M. Hill tells Billy Amy, and Alan Swartz as he gives them tickets to the big C of C sponsored Halloween Theatre Party to be held at the Midway for Davison area boys and girls on Thursday evening, Oct. 31. Tickets are available from all members of the C of C.

The WHC Farm Bureau group met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Richards Tuesday, Oct. 15.

 

100 YEARS AGO
OCTOBER 25, 1907

Will the person who took pocket book from off the counter at Monroe’s store bring same back and save trouble — no questions asked if returned.

Jesse Hoard and family have finished moving from Richfield to their new home on Davison and Mill streets, recently purchased from Jackson Langley.

Nearly dark at 6 o’clock now.

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