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Thursday, 2014 Feb 13th

Every single time you make a choice to respond in a way that expands you and creates more peace and well-being, you're strengthening your ability to make that same positive choice in the future. This is true empowerment; it moves you from being a victim to being a victor.

-Carol Kline 

Two Thursday evenings a month, the Saline Lions meet in the “The Cellar,” a cozy downstairs meeting room at Mac's Acadian Seafood Shack. Here they plan various projects to serve their community.

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6'4, 300-pound right guard Nic Sawyer will join teammate Max Recknagel and last year's star quarterback at Saginaw Valley State University.


Senior Chris Graber once again led the Hornets with games of 235 and 212.


Wednesday, 2014 Feb 12th

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.

-Khalil Gibran





If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.

-Maya Angelou



March On & Don't Complain Today...

Live With Gratitude


(enjoy the present moment)

(all is well)

Houghton Elementary School, closed in 2010, is expected to be demolished before the Celtic Festival in July. School officials hope to sell the property and then see it developed for residential housing.


Led by Jaylen Johnson, Ypsilanti jumped out to a 23-4 lead in the first quarter. The Grizzlies went on to win, 70-47. Saline senior Michael Hendrickson led all scorers with 22 points.


Tuesday, 2014 Feb 11th

Saline's varsity girls basketball team won its eighth straight game to improve to 12-4 in the SEC.

Hugh Miller, 28, was walking along a Howell Township Road at 1:15 a.m. Saturday when he was struck by a vehicle and killed.

Police & Fire

Saline City Council has scheduled two public forums as part of its study of a plan to reduce dispatch operations in the Saline Police Department. Mayor Brian Marl announced the forums will take place from 7-8:30 p.m., Monday, March 10, and 9 to 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 12. Both forums will take place at Saline City Hall.


All-Conference defensive lineman and honor roll student John Smutny will continue his studies and playing days at Grand Valley State University.


Saline's varsity girls bowling team fell to Monroe Monday, 19-11.


Senior Chris Graber led the Hornets with games of 256 and 233 as Saline defeated Monroe, 17-13.


Monday, 2014 Feb 10th

The Chelsea Painters, who recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Chelsea Art Fair, are showcasing their work in Saline at the Two Twelve Arts Center.

Ruth Holliday had a lifelong passion for horses and belonged to the American Quarter Horse Association and the Michigan Quarter Horse Association. She last showed at the American Quarter Horse Association Select World Championship Show in Amarillo, TX, in 2009 and 2011


A Heritage Elementary School fifth grade student, who penned an essay on friendship, was awarded first place in a nation-wide writing contest.


With 325 tickets sold and $13,000 raised during the live auction, the Foundation for Saline Area Schools should easily surpass the $20,000 fundraising goal set for the fourth annual Snowblast event.

In a rebuilding year, the youngsters are leading the way for Saline's boys swim and dive team.