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Spring Arbor University Invites Community to Fall Commencement

Photo:  courtesy Spring Arbor University Spring Arbor University invites the community to its 2017 Fall Commencement service on Saturday, November 18 at 11 a.m. No tickets are needed for the ceremony, which will be held in the Fieldhouse on SAU’s Spring Arbor, Michigan campus. The Commencement address will be given by Marvin Williams, the Lead Pastor of Trinity Church in Lansing, Michigan. Pastor Williams is a regular writer for Our Daily Bread and Our Daily Journey. He also blogs at www.marvinlwilliams.com. Pastor Williams, with his wife Tonia and three children — Marvin Jr., Micah, and Mikayla — live in Haslett, Michigan. For those unable to attend, the ceremony will be live streamed online. Go to arbor.edu/livestream, click the box on the right side with the red banner that says “Click to watch now LIVE”, then click the box labeled “Commencement”. For more information and directions, visit arbor.edu/commencement.

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Three Cougars Earn Crossroads League Player Of The Week Honors

Three Cougars earn Crossroads League Player of the Week honors

SPRING ARBOR, Mich. – Three Spring Arbor University student-athletes earned Crossroads League Player of the Week recognition for their performances last week, the league office announced Monday.     Paul Marandet – Men’s Basketball The Crossroads League has named Spring Arbor University sophomore Paul Marandet the Men's Basketball Player of the Week.   Marandet averaged 18.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 7.7 assists per game last week to lead Spring Arbor to three wins, including one over No. 1 Cornerstone University. In the game against Cornerstone, Marandet scored a team-high 20 points with six assists and six boards while also coming up with three steals. He also had his first career double-double against Aquinas College a day earlier with 17 points and a career-high 10 assists.   The sophomore from Warsaw, Indiana currently leads the NAIA in assists with 23.   Spring Arbor (3-0) will host the University of Michigan-Dearborn (2-1) on Wednesday, Nov. 1 starting at 7:30 p.m.     Janum Sailor – Men’s Soccer Spring Arbor University junior Janum Sailor has been named the Crossroads League Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week after recording one goal and two assists in wins over Bethel College and Marian University last…

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Cloudy with Rain Showers

Active weather continues with lake effect rain showers today into Wednesday, mixing at times with wet snow. Widespread rain moves in on Wednesday night into Thursday as a warm front lifts toward the area.  Additional rain showers are expected over the weekend. Today:  Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers until midday, then scattered rain showers in the afternoon. Highs around 40. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Tonight:  Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday:  Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday Night:  Rain showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming south overnight. Chance of rain 80 percent. Thursday:  A chance of rain showers until midday, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent. Average high temperature for today is 55.  Average low temperature for today is 37. The high temperature yesterday was 46 at 2:18 PM and the low temperature was 34 at 12:56 AM. Average high temperature for today is 55. …

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Halloween Neighborhood Tots/Ghouls;  Dan Greer, Candidate for City Council Re-election, Ward 3;  Michelle McClellan and Judy Horn,  Ella Sharp Museum;  Anne Fleming and Mike Sutton, Center Stage Jackson’s MY FAIR LADY, opens Nov. 3;  John Wilson, Candidate for City Council, Ward 6;  Jeff Beagle, Jackson YMCA Thanksgiving Turkey Trot, Pizza Flipping at Laughlin's Slice of Spice

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Events of Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween!  Trick or Treat Hours in Jackson and surrounding communities are 6 PM to 8 PM. Trunk R Treat at the Jackson YMCA.  The Safe Kids Family Fun Trunk R Treat will be in the YMCA Parking Lot from 6 PM to 8 PM.  A safe trick-or-treating alternative for kids.  Candy, hats and gloves will be given out.  Hot dogs and hot chocolate at St. Paul’s too! Western High School Trunk or Treat.  Western is hosting a Trunk or Treat event on Tuesday, October 31st from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Western High School parking lot. There will also be a Walk in the Western woods for older students that will take place on the trails behind the schools. It will be a great family night!  You can host a trunk, donate candy or just come join the fun! Grass Lake Trunk or Treat.  Downtown Grass Lake businesses will be participating in the Trunk or Treat.  Michigan Avenue from Depot to Clark Street.  6 PM to 8 PM.  Group Portraits by April Scott Photography and a Spooky Walk. Yoga at the Carnegie Branch, Jackson District Library.  Feeling stressed? Join us on every Tuesday at 5:30 PM, for yoga at the…

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