BREAKING: Jordan Bates Cleans His Room!

BREAKING: Jordan Bates Cleans His Room!

From staff reports There’s breaking news in downtown Frankfort, Michigan, tonight. Jordan Bates has cleaned his room! The Betsie Current co-editor and all-around-town cheery good guy has lived almost his entire life in Frankfort (in the purple house near the stoplight) and he’s known for good jokes, winning at trivia, bad jokes while fishing, and […]

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Benzie’s Decoration Man

Benzie’s Decoration Man

When the holidays arrive, Marley’s decorations thrive. By Jacob Wheeler Current Editor Back when he was a student at Benzie Central, native son Marley Demers got the idea to place Christmas decorations in the school cafeteria. He contacted the food service director, and she approved. Ever since then, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, Valentine’s, and St. […]

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The Cabbage Shed’s History

The Cabbage Shed’s History

According to Allen L. Blacklock’s book, History of Elberta, and records from the Benzie Area Historical Museum, the site where The Cabbage Shed now sits, on Waterfront Lots 16 and 17, was first occupied by a general merchandise store, built in 1867 by George A. Douglas. It was the first commercial building in Elberta, which […]

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Honor’s Wonderland

Honor’s Wonderland

Life on a ball By F. Josephine Arrowood Current Contributor Recent visitors to the Village of Honor confront a mystery at the site of a once-notorious local landmark. The pink “Question Mark” building, as many called it, has completely disappeared from the historic downtown district, its grassy lot at the corner of Main and Henry […]

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