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ALMA — Alma College recently announced its December 2019 graduates.

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — Aubrey DeWitt, of Owosso, was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. DeWitt was initiated at Grand Valley State University.

The Shiawassee Youth Advisory Council is celebrating 25 years. Known as YAC, the middle and high school-age group of students dedicate their time to volunteering, philanthropy and grantmaking in Shiawassee County. The YAC was established within the Shiawassee Community Foundation in 1995 and…

OWOSSO — The Owosso brush pickup program begins March 25 and will continue on the last Wednesday of each month through Oct. 30.Residents do not need to call to register for pickup. Placing brush curbside should not occur earlier than the Sunday evening prior to the monthly pickup date.Reside…

OWOSSO — Capital Area Community Services is taking applications for the emergency food assistance program by phone.Michigan’s income guideline for all households is 200 percent of the health and human services guidelines.Criteria include the following limits: A household of one may have inco…

SHIAWASSEE AREA — Capital Area Community Services, Inc., continues to monitor actions and communications from a number of sources related to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 situation.

OWOSSO — The Shiawassee District Library is discontinuing curbside delivery at both branches.Staff may still be contacted by emailing info@sdl.lib.mi or leaving a message on the library’s phone at (989) 725-5134 or (989) 288-3743. Messages will be returned as quickly as possible.While the li…

Terry and Georgia Gregoricka, of Owosso, and Joseph and Maureen McCrandall, of Burton, announce the engagement of Georgia Ann Gregoricka and Joshua McCrandall.

ALLENDALE — More than 1,200 Grand Valley State University students participated in commencement ceremonies in December at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.

Jack Van Dusen, of Durand, celebrated his 95th birthday Feb. 16 at the Durand Eagles Aerie.

Terry and Georgia Gregoricka, of Owosso, and John and Carol Ganning announce the engagement of Stevie Jo Gregoricka and Thomas Ganning.

Five generations of the same family recently gathered for a family picture. In front is Viola (Walter) Stanton, holding her great-granddaughter Quinn Taylor Waterman. Behind Viola, from left, are Viola’s daughter Dianna (Stanton) Reed, her great-grandson Steven Watermen and his mom Karla Mae Scott.

MT. PLEASANT — Jordan Waters, of Owosso, received his bachelor’s degree in integrative public relations with a minor in sports management from Central Michigan University in August 2019.

OWOSSO — The following births were reported recently at Memorial Healthcare:Feb. 6A boy to Kaitlyn and Dustin Cowell of Owosso.Feb. 11A girl to Bailey (Smith) and Joshua Zieba of Owosso.Feb. 12A girl to Cora (Potter) and Brian Haughton of Durand.

OLIVET — Ninety-five of Olivet College’s highest achieving students have been named to the 2019 fall semester president’s list.Local students named to the list include Sidney Kulhanek of New Lothrop, Chelsie Smith of Laingsburg and Julie O’Berry of Morrice.To make the president’s list, a stu…

OWOSSO — The Shiawassee Regional Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart is offering a $1,000 scholarship to the descendant of a Purple Heart winner.Other requirements include enrollment for 2020-21, a one-page essay, a transcript and application form.The deadline is May 1. Forms a…

UNIVERSITY CENTER — There were more than 500 students from Saginaw Valley State University whose determination and commitment to academic excellence earned them a spot on the fall 2019 semester President’s List.

OLIVET — Ninety-five of Olivet College’s highest achieving students have been named to the 2019 fall semester president’s list.Local students named to the list include Sidney Kulhanek of New Lothrop, Chelsie Smith of Laingsburg and Julie O’Berry of Morrice.To make the president’s list, a stu…

LANSING — Keegan Gute, of Owosso, was named to the dean’s list and honor roll at Western Michigan University’s Cooley Law School in Lansing.

UNIVERSITY CENTER — More than 500 students earned academic degrees from Saginaw Valley State University at the end of the fall 2019 semester.

BAY CITY — Ms. Grace M. Sayles, granddaughter of Shirley Sayles, owner at Hawskfield Farm in Perry, was recently crowned as the 2020 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Queen. Grace is a University of Michigan nursing student, active in Shiawassee County 4H, and is employed at the Hyatt Ewald Funeral H…

Charlie and Karen Bald of Fort Mills, South Carolina, and Terry and Georgia Gregoricka of Owosso announce the engagement of Elizabeth Bald and Terry Gregoricka Jr.

ALBION — Albion College has announced students who were named to the dean’s list at the end of the fall 2019 semester.

PENSACOLA, Florida — Pensacola Christian College has released its dean’s list for the 2019 fall semester.

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Mikayla Steele, a junior music education major from Corunna, was among over 900 Bob Jones University students named to the Fall 2019 dean’s list.

Elba “Frenchie” Haver, of Owosso, celebrated her 96th birthday Wednesday.

OWOSSO — The following births were reported recently at Memorial Healthcare:

Longtime Owosso resident Michael John O’Dea celebrated his 100th birthday Jan. 1.

ALMA — Alma College has released the dean’s list for students who achieved outstanding academic performance during the 2019 Fall Term.

OWOSSO — Following is a list of programs and activities for Shiawassee County senior adults for the week of Dec. 12 provided by the Shiawassee Council on Aging, 300 N. Washington St.

Four generations of the Beaufore family recently sat for a group photo. Seated is great-grandfather Darwin Beaufore holding baby Kip Kerr. Standing, from left, are mother Annie Kerr and grandmother Reggie Beaufore.

OWOSSO — Following is a list of programs and activities for Shiawassee County senior adults for the week of Dec. 29 provided by the Shiawassee Council on Aging, 300 N. Washington St.

Bob and Debbie Bentley, of Corunna, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today, and holding a reception of family members and friends following services at Community Evangelical Presbyterian Church.