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Went home to the Lord

June 14, 2018 by Ruth Ann Monkress (Register to contact)

Ruth Ann Monkress went to be with Jesus on October 22, 2017. Remembering her as a Great Mother, Grandmother and a daughters best friend. She is greatly missed and treasured memories will live in all our hearts forever. Sincerely, Julie her daughter. Love and miss you Mom.

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3 new assistant principals on the job in Jackson Public Schools

Two are headed to Jackson High School, one to Bennett Elementary School.

Officials: No threat to Howell High School, despite red flags about man with guns  Livingston Daily

Officials say there is no threat to Howell High School or the school district after federal agents arrested a Michigan man due to his internet search history.

Out Of The Darkness Walk Planned At Howell High School  WHMI

An upcoming event aims to shine a light on suicide prevention and awareness. The Out of the Darkness Howell High School Campus Walk will take place on ...

Community events for Livingston area | September 2019  Livingston Daily

Brighton's Smokin' Jazz & Barbecue Blues Festival. Friday 5-11 p.m., Saturday 12-11 p.m., downtown Brighton. Award winning barbecue will once again be ...

Howell Public Schools to propose $39 million bond  Livingston Daily

Howell Public Schools plans to propose a $39 million bond that would pay for capital improvements. The proposal, brought up at the school board's meeting last ...

Survivors of suicide step 'Out of the Darkness' at Howell High School  Livingston Daily

Loved ones of people who have taken their own lives gathered at Howell High for Livingston County's first \

New programs addressing suicide prevention at Howell High School  Livingston Daily

A new series of training events surrounding suicide prevention will take place in December for parents of Howell High School students and teachers at the ...

WHMI 93.5 Local News : Howell's Senior Survivor Sets Record-Breaking Goal  WHMI

Assisting a camp for kids is the goal that's been set by a group of local high school students. Howell High School's annual Senior Survivor will get underway this ...

38 hot air balloonists take to the skies over Howell for Michigan Challenge Balloonfest  Livingston Daily

All 38 hot air balloon pilots got to launch into the skies over Howell for the 35th Michigan Challenge Balloonfest, which runs through Sunday.

Officials Try To Calm Fears Over Story About Disturbing Internet Searches  WHMI

Local school officials are trying to reassure parents following a television news report about an individual who made some disturbing statements and internet ...

Splashes of color added to Howell by muralists, community members  Livingston Daily

Splashes of color have come to downtown Howell. Four mural projects have been underway in the downtown district this week. Artists were working on final ...

Howell High School Football Field To Be Named After John Dukes  WHMI

Plans are moving forward to name the Howell High School football field after a teacher, coach and mentor with a lengthy sports and community legacy. New turf ...

At 80, balloonist ready to fly in his 35th Michigan Challenge Balloonfest  Livingston Daily

Jerry Stephan is 80 and hasn't missed a Michigan Challenge Balloonfest. The festival and competition in Howell returns for its 35th year this weekend.

Newly Revamped Howell Art Project To Take Over Downtown  WHMI

An annual event that brings art to buildings and public spaces throughout downtown Howell is being revamped and expanded this year. The Howell Art Project ...

Howell High School's Jason Schrock named 2018 Principal of the Year  Livingston Daily

Jason Schrock was named Michigan Principal of the Year and will now compete for the national award.

Michigan Challenge Balloonfest comes to Howell  WILX-TV

The event will be coming to Howell June 28 to June 30.

Michigan state senator joins fray over flying flags at Howell High School

A district spokesman said high school principal Jason Schrock asked students to remove all flags from their vehicles on March 24, the Friday before spring break ...

Muralists to paint downtown Howell buildings during Howell Art Project week  Livingston Daily

Muralists will create murals for downtown Howell buildings during a week-long event, Howell Art Project.

Howell High grad makes appearance on 'Blue Bloods' Friday  Livingston Daily

Actress and Howell High School graduate Victoria Blade is landing roles on TV and films. She also writes comedies and music.

Girl, 17, charged in threat to shoot up Howell High  Detroit Free Press

Matthew Hiler said his younger sister, Sarah Marie Hiler, was bullied in school.

Mitchell Seeks To Maintain High Quality Of BAS  WHMI

WHMI has been profiling candidates all week for the Brighton Area Schools Board of Education. Today's profile is on Laura Mitchell, an attorney who is making ...

Community events for Livingston area | March 2019  Livingston Daily

Livingston Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert 7 p.m., Brighton Nazarene Church, 7669 Brighton Rd. $10 adults, $5 seniors and students, free admission for ...

Howell High student who told cops 'shoot me' arraigned  Detroit Free Press

A 17-year-old Howell High School student who told officers to “shoot me” has been arraigned.

"Girls On Fire" Camp Aims To Inspire Local Teens  WHMI

The Brighton Area Fire Authority is hosting a “Girls on Fire” Camp focused on leadership, teamwork and inspiration. It's open to future women of Livingston ...

Howell teacher charged for child pornography  WXYZ

A teacher and coach at Howell High School has been charged for possessing child pornography, according to a release from Howell Public Schools.

October 2018 restaurant inspections in Livingston County  Livingston Daily

Food too hot, food too cold, an employee using the restroom and not washing hands before prepping food were among the violations at area eateries.

Howell High School student taken into custody after school receives 'threat of violence'  WDIV Detroit

Officials at Howell High School said they received a threat of violence Thursday involving a firearm and a 16-year-old suspect was taken into custody.

Teen sentenced for assault on girlfriend at Howell High School  Detroit Free Press

Theodore Joseph (T.J.) Kohlman had urged police to shoot him when he was arrested.

2018 Principal of the Year weighs in on safety, technology, and future of education  Michigan Radio

Howell High School's Jason Schrock is Michigan's Principal of the Year for 2018. In 2000, Schrock joined Howell High School as a math teacher. After seven.

Howell Public Schools Hires New School Resource Officer  WHMI

Howell Public Schools will have a new resource officer to start the upcoming school year and ensure a safe learning environment while building positive ...

Community events for Livingston area | April 2019  Livingston Daily

Hartland Audubon Nature Club 7:15 p.m., Hartland Senior Center, 9525 E. Highland Rd., Howell Speaker David Dister shows Grand Tetons and Yellowstone ...

Brighton's 'TechnoDogs' win robotics world championship in Detroit  Livingston Daily

Brighton Area High Schools' TechnoDogs team won the\u00a0FIRST Robotics World Championship last week in Detroit.

Shocking racist tweets follow high school basketball win by all-white team

A series of players' racist Twitter messages following the Howell boys basketball win over Grand Blanc Thursday, March 13, has some Howell team members ...

Innovation Academy and Little Learners ready to move in to former Southeast Elementary  Livingston Daily

Innovation Academy and Little Highlanders Preschool and Childcare Center prepare to welcome students at former elementary in Howell.

Howell man sentenced to year in jail, probation for sexual assault  Livingston Daily

18-year-old Scott Minton, of Howell, was sentenced to 5 years probation, the first to be served in jail for two counts of sexual assault.

Sarah Little: Howell mother known for helping others  The Detroit News

Whether lending an ear, championing her favorite causes, helping colleagues or lavishing attention on relatives, Sarah Little was known as a caring soul.

Howell's new high school opens today  The Ann Arbor News -

JAMIE CHARBENEAU-PISELLA/ANN ARBOR NEWSThe new commons area at the Parker Campus shows the black box theater at the far end, food *service* ...

Livingston students walkout in protest of school shootings  Livingston Daily

Howell, Brighton and Pinckney all prepared for students to walkout in honor of lives lost in school shootings.

Williamston Gay-Straight Alliance wins backing of ACLU  City Pulse

A federal magistrate judge granted the ACLU of Michigan the authority to intervene on behalf of the Williamston High School Gay-Straight Alliance in their ...

You matter: Livingston students, grieving father fight teen suicide  Livingston Daily

The #whyyoumatter campaign is one example of how local school districts are taking action to help stem a national increase in teen suicides.

Community events for Livingston area | September 2018  Livingston Daily

Hartland Audubon Club meeting 7:15 p.m. Hartland Senior Center, 9525 E. Highland Road, Howell The free meeting will feature Don Burlett, presenting on the ...

Rod Bushey: The man behind the choir  Livingston Daily

Take a look through the career of Howell High School Choir Director Rod Bushey.

Complete 2018 Livingston County football preseason coverage  Livingston Daily

Here are links to all of the Livingston Daily's preseason football coverage.

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.

Notes cover school after tragedies  Livingston Daily

After two Howell High School students pass away, student council surprises students with positive messages.

On the issues - candidates for 47th District state representative  Livingston Daily

Two candidates are running for 47th District state representative, a two-year term representing the city Howell and townships of Conway, Cohoctah, Deerfield, ...

Michigan high school football finals: Who's playing when at Ford Field  Detroit Free Press

The schedule at Ford Field on Friday and Saturday for the 2018 Michigan high school football state finals.

Howell athletic director Hutcheson leaving for MHSAA  Livingston Daily

Howell's athletic director Dan Hutcheson is leaving to be an assistant director at the MHSAA.

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

'Miles for Smiles' race at Howell High School to honor teen killed in crash  Livingston Daily

Beth Brown and Mark Ward have organized a 5K/10K race in honor of their daughter Julianna who was killed in a crash on Interstate-96 in February.

No charges for ex-Howell student accused of terror threat  Detroit Free Press

A Livingston County judge dismissed felony charges against a former Howell High School student who was accused of making a terrorism threat on Twitter.

Howell High School Hosts International Festival  Jersey Shore Online

The gymnasium was decked out in vibrant, bright colors and stocked with tons of tasty, ethnic treats for world language students at Howell High School for their ...

Howell's Balloonfest: What you need to know for 2018  Livingston Daily

Packed with skydivers, Legos, stunt kite teams and balloon launches, spectators in this year's Balloonfest have a lot to look forward to.

Howell High School hockey team's season on hold over 'hazing' investigation  WDIV Detroit

Three Howell High School varsity hockey coaches have been fired and the team has been forced to put its season on hold because of a ...

Howell teen charged as adult, locked up on $1M bond in sex assault case  WXYZ Detroit

A Howell teen is behind bars, being held on a $1000000 bond, charged with multiple counts of sexual assault, extortion and child pornography.

Tween musical group uses shuttered Howell high school as set for new TV show 'Wannabes'

A television show for tweens, created by the writers and directors of numerous Disney Channel shows including "Suite Life of Zack and Cody" and "That's So ...

Paige Johnson completes college basketball dream for Howell trio  Livingston Daily

HOWELL — At an age when they were just learning the game of basketball, they were already looking well into their futures. Howell seniors Paige Johnson, ...

Tired legs and all, Patrick Miller repeats as Howell Melon Run 5K winner  Livingston Daily

HOWELL — It's going to take more than tired legs to keep Patrick Miller from showing up for the Howell Melon Run. So, even though he considered sitting this ...

Howell Attorney Among Four Candidates For Open Judicial Seat  WHMI

A Howell attorney is among four candidates seeking a chance to run a judicial seat set to be created next year. Among the four candidates who have filed to run ...

Q: Who's competing on 'Jeopardy!' April 19? A: Pinckney native Gabby McGregor  Livingston Daily

Standing on the "Jeopardy!" stage, Pinckney native Gabby McGregor achieved a dream. As a child, the now 32-year-old Reno, Nevada resident would watch the ...

Howell takes step toward lowering M-59 speeds  Detroit Free Press

The Howell city council has asked state police to conduct a speed study along a one-mile stretch of M-59, just north of Howell High School.

Charitable restaurant, training facility for people who are disabled in former library  Livingston Daily

Torch 180 founders Rhonda Callanan and Sarah Ruddle will open a culinary training facility for disabled individuals and restaurant for the public.

State Police: 2 Teen Girls Killed In I-96 Rollover Crash  CBS Detroit

WILLIAMSTON, Mich. (WWJ) – Two Livingston County teens are dead following a crash along I-96 near Williamston Tuesday night. According to Michigan State ...

A tale of two towns: Newest racial incident has Howell facing its past

A day after four white Howell High School students were reprimanded for racist behavior, Christina Spangler sat in a downtown Dairy Queen filling out a job ...

Michigan high school football playoffs: What to know for Ford Field  Detroit Free Press

The Michigan high school football state championships will be held Nov. 23 and 24 at Ford Field. Here's what you need to know.

8 West Michigan football teams vying for a trip to Ford Field

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A year of hard work and dedication to getting better is about to come to a head for some of our West Michigan football teams.

PHOTOS: 2018 Michigan Challenge Balloonfest in Howell, MI — Part Two

The AmericaJR Web Team was LIVE at Howell High School for the 2018 Michigan Challenge Balloonfest. Morgan Hieber received a $20,000 scholarship to ...

Former WMU linebacker plays Good Samaritan in icy highway rollover

KALAMAZOO, MI - Mitch Zajac spent four years saving touchdowns as a linebacker on the Western Michigan football team. Last month, the former Broncos star ...

Hero of North Carolina campus shooting laid to rest  Marquette Mining Journal

WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Family, hundreds of friends and a military honor guard on Sunday remembered a North Carolina college student credited with ...

$12M-$20M community recreation center proposed for Howell  Livingston Daily

City and school district forming committee to study possible 100000-150000 square-foot athletic facility.

Michigan high school football playoffs: State semifinal scores  Detroit Free Press

Michigan high school football state semifinal scores:

Bond Reduced For Howell Teen Charged With Sex Assault & Extortion  WHMI

A Howell High School student facing charges of sexual assault and extortion has been released from jail following a judge's decision to significantly reduce his ...

Michigan teens copycat racist 'picking cotton' promposal  Detroit Free Press

A promposal shared by Vermontville high schoolers is under fire for has garnered attention on for its racist remarks, this follows other promposals receiving ...

Howell wins Kenzie Klassic as fundraising goal reached  Livingston Daily

Highlanders win Kenzie Klassic as event reaches fundraising goal.

September restaurant inspections in Livingston County  Livingston Daily

Each month, the Livingston County Health Department inspects businesses and schools that serve food, ensuring the public is protected from harmful practices ...

Restaurant inspections for March 2018 in Livingston County  Livingston Daily

Each month, the Livingston County Health Department inspects businesses and schools that serve food, ensuring the public is protected from harmful practices ...

Michigan high school football playoffs: Division 2 final teams, prediction  Detroit Free Press

The Division 2 state championship game will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Ford Field. Meet the teams playing, Muskegon Mona Shores and Warren De La Salle.

PHOTO GALLERY: 2018 Michigan Challenge Balloonfest in Howell, MI

The AmericaJR Web Team was LIVE at Howell High School for the 2018 Michigan Challenge Balloonfest. Morgan Hieber received a $20,000 scholarship to ...

These are the best 50 public high schools for athletics in Michigan, report says

A new report from Niche ranks more than 12000 public schools in the nation based on five different factors.

Months after fatal crash, Darian Locklear's message of kindness spreads  Livingston Daily

Three months after Darian Locklear of Brighton was killed in a crash, her legacy\u00a0lives on through the \

I-96 fatal crash victims attended high schools in Howell, Brighton  Lansing State Journal

The victims were heading west when their vehicle went out of control, entered the median and hit a tree, Michigan State Police said in a news release.

Milford tops Walled Lake Northern in OT to claim district crown  The Oakland Press

WHITE LAKE — Milford's defense proved too much for Walled Lake Northern, giving the Mavericks their first boys basketball district title since 1998.

Howell church holds prayer service for racial harmony  Michigan Radio

People in the Howell area gathered Thursday night at the First Presbyterian Church for a special "prayer *service* for racial harmony and peace," singing.

Michigan's 60 largest high schools in 2016-17 and their demographics

Below is a list of Michigan's 60 largest high schools, based on fall 2016 student counts recently posted on the state website,

Why top basketball prospect Emoni Bates will attend Ypsilanti Lincoln  Detroit Free Press

Emoni Bates, a freshman-to-be at Ypsilanti Lincoln, is regarded as one of the top ninth-grade basketball prospects in the country. Two years ago, he was hailed ...

Uptown coffee owner 'surprised' by national attention  Livingston Daily

Foursquare recognizes downtown Howell's Uptown Coffeehouse.

Defy gravity, pilot a balloon  Fenton Tri County Times

Howell — On Sunday, June 24, Phil Glebe of Tyrone Township and his crew of friends and family worked feverishly to get his blue and teal balloon off the ...

Every hot air balloon festival to attend in Michigan this year

Who doesn't love the sight of a colorful hot air balloon floating through the sky? What's even better is a sky full of the decorated balloons sailing overhead.

Which Michigan high schools have the biggest graduating classes?

This slideshow takes a look at the 35 Michigan high schools with the largest graduating classes in 2015, based on data recently released by the state.

Teen faces charges in death of Howell student  The Ann Arbor News -

Previous coverage: * Howell teen dies of injuries in Nov. 26 crash * 4 teens hurt when car runs off road * Weather blamed for rash of crashes A 16-year old ...

Chelsea rides dominating second half to Ford Field, ends Williamston's run  Lansing State Journal

COMMERCE TOWNSHIP – It certainly wasn't the outcome that Williamston coach Steve Kersten was hoping for. His 10-2 Hornets, *fresh* off a 35-0 shutout win ...

Debut not ideal, but future bright for Kalamazoo Growlers' Mr. Baseball -

Sam Weatherly, Michigan's 2017 Mr. Baseball winner, made his pitching debut with the Kalamazoo Growlers.

Unvaccinated student rates rise for third straight year in Michigan schools  Bridge Michigan

The unvaccinated rate is still lower than in 2014, but the increase comes as Michigan battles a measles outbreak. A bill that would require schools with higher ...

Regular clubs and events in Livingston County  Livingston Daily

This is a listing of non-profit clubs, meetings and events that take place on a regular basis in Livingston County.

Restaurant inspections for April 2018 in Livingston County  Livingston Daily

Priority violations were found at 21 locations that serve food in the county last month, including five with multiple violations.

Who's #1 The Show Episode 45 - NHSCA Seeds  FloWrestling

Mar 27, 2019. Willie and Nomad breakdown the seeds for the senior and junior class tournaments at the 2019 NHSCA Nationals. Below you'll find the preseeds ...

Former All-State swimmer Zac Cain remembered for positivity even at end of cancer battle

Zac Cain was diagnosed with cancer while still a senior in high school. Cain lost that battle Monday morning, when he died at his home in Howell with his family ...

Girls killed in I-96 crash were on way to hockey practice near Lansing  Detroit Free Press

State police say the vehicle went into the median, hit a tree and rolled on I-96 in Ingham County.

Stoner comedy 'High School,' filmed in Howell, gets rave reviews at Sundance

a comedy starring Adrien Brody, Michael Chiklis and Matt Bush undoubtedly deserves every "outrageous" adjective thrown its way by reviewers. The movie is ...

Funeral information released for girls killed in crash  WILX-TV

DIMONDALE, Mich. (WILX) - The funeral arrangements have been announced for both of the students killed in the crash. Members of the community can attend ...

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