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Wednesday, 2018 Oct 24th

Kathryn (Katy) Fischbach, beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother and friend, died Sunday, October 14, at Arbor Hospice in Saline, Mich., surrounded by her loving family. She was 53.


Saline’s field hockey team is going to the final four.


Singers from Saline High School and Saline Middle School performed Tuesday evening when the Saline Area Schools Music Department presented the Fall Choir Concert in the Ellen Ewing Performing Arts Center at Saline High School.

The concert featured performances by the Girls' Choir, the Seventh Grade Choir, the Eighth Grade Choir, Hornet Harmonies, the SHS Concert Choir, Colla Voce, The Ten Tones, the SHS Chamber Choir and the combined choirs.


Tuesday, 2018 Oct 23rd

Toya Madeski won a brand Chevrolet Trax from Crispin Chevrolet and Saline Rotary Club. But, since she and her husband both have relatively new vehicles, she opted for a $5,000 cash prize instead.


Grace Popa, a member of the Saline High School FFA Chapter and Saline High School Marching Band in Saline, will be on stage and in the spotlight Oct. 24-28 during the 2018 National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis for the 2nd time.


The Saline Twirlettes are celebrating their 50th anniversary.

The celebration takes place from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 22, at Liberty School. The celebration will include guest speakers and performances.

Light refreshments will be served.

The Saline Twirlettes will also perform at 7 p.m., Dec. 21, at Saline High School.

Register for the 50th Anniversary celebration by clicking here.


Monday, 2018 Oct 22nd

Troy Hobson Byrd, of Saline, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 91 years of age.

Troy was born February 3, 1927 in Norma, Tennesee to the late Emsley and Inda (Sexton) Byrd. He moved to Michigan in 1945, met and married the late Imogene (Decker) Byrd in 1949. They had two children, Gerald Byrd of Saline, and Deborah (Leighton) Byrd of Pinckney.

Troy had 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He retired from the U of M Plant Department in 1986.


The Saline City Council would like to invite residents and business/property owners to a Strategic Planning Session on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm at the Liberty School Boardroom, located at 7265 Saline-Ann Arbor Road. 


Saline's road to Ford Field starts at Hornet Stadium, where the Hornets open the playoffs at 1 p.m., Saturday, against Kalamazoo Central.

It will be Saline's first Saturday afternoon game since 2014, when the Hornets defeated Detroit Cass Tech at  Troy High School to advance to the state championship game.

Saline Athletic Director Andrew Parrish said Saline wanted to play Friday night, but Saline and Kalamazoo Central couldn't come to an agreement.


Saline Area Players is pleased to announce the talented cast of their upcoming holiday production “Just in the Nick of Time.”

This family-friendly show will run November 29 & 30 at 7:30 PM, and December 1 & 2 at 3 PM.

Tickets are $6 each and shows will be held at The Fifth Corner, 211 Willis Rd, in Saline.

Visit for more information!

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Sunday, 2018 Oct 21st

If you love watching football at Hornet Stadium, you're going to be happy with the bracket the MHSAA released Sunday.

The Hornets, in Division 1, were placed in Region 1, District 2. As a result of Saline's record and schedule strength, the Hornets finished with 102.222 points - top in their region.

That means the Hornets will host football games at Hornet Stadium until the regional championship - if they can stay alive.


Saline – Chelsea High School Co-operative Ski Race Club

(Nearly-Mandatory) Season Kickoff Meeting


Saturday, 2018 Oct 20th

Local roads are re-opening all around Saline, to the delight of local residents.

Friday afternoon, there were two major developments on the local roads.

The Washtenaw County Road Commission opened the new roundabout at the intersection of Moon and Bemis roads in York and Pittsfield townships. The intersection isn't completely open. The Moon Road south leg will be closed to through-traffic while the road commission paves Moon Road between Willis and Bemis roads. The road should be open by the end of the month if the weather cooperates.


GRAND BLANC -- Saline rolled to its eighth straight win, 31-7, at Grand Blanc. The Hornets finish the season with an 8-1 record and are now waiting to see the playoff bracket.


Friday, 2018 Oct 19th

Jean was born on April 30, 1944, in Port Glasgow, Scotland. She emigrated to the U.S. at 4 years of age with her family and cried when she observed cargo being removed by nets to the dock from her ship, fearing that was how she was going to be unloaded. Her parents settled in the Dearborn Heights area and Jean went on to obtain her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Michigan.


Three Michigan leaders have been named to new terms on the Western Michigan University Board of Trustees by Gov. Rick Snyder.

The three are David Behen of Saline, vice president and chief information officer of LA-Z-BOY; Lynn Chen-Zhang of Portage, a current WMU trustee and partner and chief operating officer with Zhang Financial; and Shelly Edgerton of Plainwell, the director and chief data systems officer for the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.


Thursday, 2018 Oct 18th

Scarecrow entry by Saline Girl Scout Troop 2037

The Theme for the 2018 Saline Scarecrow Contest is Star Wars and there have been a wide range of interpretations of how to create a scarecrow to reflect this theme.

Scarecrows started showing up October 1st and will be on display throughout Saline through the end of the month, October 31st.

Downtown Saline

Ryan Nichols’ early goal stood as the winner as Saline defeated Pioneer 1-0 in the district semifinal game at Skyline Wednesday.

Saline advances to the district final against Skyline at noon, Saturday, at Skyline High School.


Wednesday, 2018 Oct 17th

Chromebooks in SMS

With Saline High School requiring students to have their own computers or Chromebooks, we have the potential to transform the way we teach and the way students learn. We also have the potential for additional headaches with damaged machines and drained batteries just the beginning.