MADELINE BAKER is congratulated by Assistant Principal Duane VanDrese on being selected as High School Student of the Month for September. In nominating Madeline, Mr. Penberthy said, “Maddy  is an ultra dedicated student athlete.  She is constantly striving for improvement especially in the classroom.  She often works through lunch, participates often and is inquisitive on a daily basis.  Maddy is aware of personal goals and aspirations.  She is a fine addition to the Pinconning School district.”
The Pinconning Area Schools Board of Education held their second October meeting on Monday evening. Board President Mark Coutcher thanked the parents in attendance for participating.
BUCK SCHUMANN (front center) served his last game on the sidelines at PHS on Friday, assisted by (l-r) Rod Schumann, Steve Reszke, and Rick Schumann.     						                                                           --Journal Photo
Friday night was the end of a long era in Pinconning football history, as Harold “Buck” Schumann retired after 60+ years on sidelines with the “chain gang”.
At our October Meeting, Food Coordinator, Judy Fenwick reported assisting 12 families, which included 35 individuals and also 30 families at the Boys and Girls Club for the month of September.
Alice L. Winquest, of Truth or Consequences, NM, died peacefully at home on October 20, 2021, at the age of 99. Alice was born in Bay City, Michigan on August 11, 1922, to Roy F. and Bernadine (Neering) Provo.
The Pinconning Chamber of Commerce Sesquicentennial Raffle winners were drawn Saturday at the Great Pumpkin Challenge.
MADELINE BAKER is congratulated by Assistant Principal Duane VanDrese on being selected as High School Student of the Month for September. In nominating Madeline, Mr. Penberthy said, “Maddy  is an ultra dedicated student athlete.  She is constantly striving for improvement especially in the classroom.  She often works through lunch, participates often and is inquisitive on a daily basis.  Maddy is aware of personal goals and aspirations.  She is a fine addition to the Pinconning School district.”
BUCK SCHUMANN (front center) served his last game on the sidelines at PHS on Friday, assisted by (l-r) Rod Schumann, Steve Reszke, and Rick Schumann.     						                                                           --Journal Photo
THE FACADE is all that remains of the former doctor’s office and apartments at the corner of Kaiser and Third streets in Pinconning on Monday morning. Walt’s Trucking & Excavating of Pinconnng began demolition of the partially collapsed structure last Thursday.						 --Journal Photo
MADELINE BAKER is congratulated by Assistant Principal Duane VanDrese on being selected as High School Student of the Month for September. In nominating Madeline, Mr. Penberthy said, “Maddy  is an ultra dedicated student athlete.  She is constantly striving for improvement especially in the classroom.  She often works through lunch, participates often and is inquisitive on a daily basis.  Maddy is aware of personal goals and aspirations.  She is a fine addition to the Pinconning School district.”
The Pinconning Area Schools Board of Education held their second October meeting on Monday evening. Board President Mark Coutcher thanked the parents in attendance for participating. In Public comment, Jillian Groulx stated that she substitute teaches in the District. She said she has served as...
BUCK SCHUMANN (front center) served his last game on the sidelines at PHS on Friday, assisted by (l-r) Rod Schumann, Steve Reszke, and Rick Schumann.     						                                                           --Journal Photo
Friday night was the end of a long era in Pinconning football history, as Harold “Buck” Schumann retired after 60+ years on sidelines with the “chain gang”. For non-football fans, this gang isn’t made up of prisoners, but serve as assistant’s to the officials and mark the line of scrimmage, the...
The Pinconning City Council held a Special Meeting on Monday afternoon to formally reestablish the Pinconning Police Department and to amend the 2021-22 Annual Budget to establish a budget for the Police Fund. City Manager Becky Lakin presented 3 possible scenarios to Council, for .5, 1.0, or 1.5...
At our October Meeting, Food Coordinator, Judy Fenwick reported assisting 12 families, which included 35 individuals and also 30 families at the Boys and Girls Club for the month of September. Food Distribution Coordinator, Cookie Bumgarner, reported that during September we were able to provide...
PIE EATERS young and old took part in the Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest on Saturday. Albert Schanck won this year’s contest.       		 --Journal Photo
PUMPKIN GROWING CONTEST WINNERS: Lily Fischer (and family), had a 502 pound monster; Joe Rash led for several hours with his 406 pounder, and Don Rezmer had a 392 pound gourd. --Journal Photos
SAMANTHA BILLS (shown earlier this season) of the Spartan Cross Country Team.                    --Journal Photo
Delta College was the site of the Bay County Cross Country Championships last Friday. The Spartans tied Bay City Central for Third Pace in the team competition on the strength of Kinsie Jacques’ 4th place overall finish and Ariel Holstein’s Personal Record 23:46. Jacques’ finish earned her All-...
TORI SHARK sets for a drive at Forest Akers-East  in the MHSAA Lower Peninsula D4 Girls Golf Finals on Saturday morning. Shark scored her third consecutive Top-15 performance in four appearances in the Finals.    						          --Courtesy Photo
Tori Shark closed out her prep-golf career on Saturday in the MHSAA Lower Peninsula D4 Girls Golf Finals at Forest Akers East course on the grounds of Michigan State University in Allendale. She started the day in a five-way tie for 17th at 87 after Friday’s first round. She shot an 85 Saturday...
TERRY SPENCER (right) is sworn in as Pinconning Police Chief by Pinconning City Manager/Clerk Becky Lakin after Monday evening’s City Council meeting.       										 --Journal Photo
The Pinconning City Council held their October Meeting on Monday afternoon. After the routine opening of the meeting, Carole Maida made a presentation to the Board regarding the First Families of Pinconning program for the Pinconning Sesquicentennial. In Old Business, City Manager Becky Lakin...
The Pinconning Chamber of Commerce Sesquicentennial Raffle winners were drawn Saturday at the Great Pumpkin Challenge. Top prize winners were: Fred Haas for the Weekend Getaway Package from the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe and James Bouckaert for the YETI Tundra Haul Cooler from HYMMCO. Brad...

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