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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Gerald’s Talking Dog Essay Contest 2015: Third Place

Gerald’s Talking Dog Essay Contest 2015: Third Place

Diva and the Real Dog By Anne-Marie Oomen Gerald’s Talking Dog loves cherries. That’s all he talks about… Gerald. Gerald. Gerald’s Talking Dog loves cherries, all things sweet. That’s all… Diva’s shower opera echoed against wet enamel. She topped off with a rousing splash of maraschino mélange body wash. Gerald’s taaaalking Dawwwwg loves cherries. That’s […]

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Gerald’s Talking Dog Essay Contest 2015: Judge Submission

Gerald’s Talking Dog Essay Contest 2015: Judge Submission

By Jeff Smith Gerald’s Talking Dog loves cherries. That’s all he talks about. He talks Montmorencies, Balatons, dwarf root stock, cold tolerance. He talks dormant sprays, petal fall, shuck stage. He talks Malathion, fruit flies, fungal response. He talks sweets, darks, whatever. He sounds like a know it all, but none of it means anything. […]

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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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