Saturday, June 3, 2023

 Marshall Lee Copeland

Born to Elton and Vivian Copeland, Marshall Lee Copeland came into this world on August 31, 1954 and passed away to be with the Lord on May 23, 2023. He is survived by Darren (son) and Paula (Downing) Copeland and Meghan Copeland (daughter). Also surviving are two sisters and a brother-in-law, Cheryl (Copeland) Sanchez and Ed and Teresa (Copeland) Slayden, as well as nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were Elton Copeland (father), Vivian Copeland (mother), Brian Copeland (brother), Krista Konopaska (niece), and stepson Parker Wellinger.

He was born and raised on a dairy farm and was a roofer and truck driver most of his life, and he loved his Mustang.

A memorial service will be held on June 3rd, 2:00 p.m., at the home of Darren Copeland, 5629 Pinckney Rd., Howell MI 48843.

Webberville United Methodist Church serving Chicken Dinner on June 17th

The Webberville United Methodist Church, located at 4215 E. Holt Rd. is serving a ‘drive through’ Chicken Dinner on Saturday, June 17. The dinner includes 2 pieces oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, green beans, corn casserole, coleslaw, roll and cookies. All for $10. The dinner will be served 5 to 7 pm or until we run out. 

 Raffle being held in Webberville as part of National Garden Week

National Garden Club, Inc and the Webberville Garden Club are inviting everyone to celebrate National Garden Week June 4-10, 2023.

In honor of the occasion, the Webberville Garden Club is having a raffle for an outdoor plant. Stop by and enter the raffle at Webberville Feed and Grain, Webberville Capital Area District Library, Village Drug Shop or Noah’s Nook Restaurant from Monday June 5 through Friday June 9th.

The club will be drawing the winning raffle tickets on June 9th around 3:00 p.m. They will contact you if you are a winner and hope everyone can get out and enjoy National Garden Week.

 Meals on Wheels needs volunteer drivers in Fowlerville area

The Meals on Wheels program needs volunteers in the Fowlerville area. Our current need is for Fridays. You deliver meals to the homebound seniors between 10am and 1pm. We would love the opportunity for you to be part of our team.

This is a commitment of 1-2 hours of your time as little or as often as your schedule will allow. Once a month, once a week, temporary, or on a continuous basis. Delivering meals to homebound seniors is a very rewarding experience.

YOUR HELP IS NEEDED! Come be part of our team.

For more information, please call Lucy @ 810-632-2155 or email

Fowlerville District Library

Upcoming Events

Monday – Wednesday: 9:30 am to 7:00 pm

Thursday: 9:30 am to 8:00 pm

Friday: 9:30 am to 6:00 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sunday: Closed

For any questions, or to register for programs, call us at 517-223-9089

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Historical Room

Our Historical Room is open to peruse, and we have local historian Marion Cornett available to discuss local history or answer any questions that you may have!

Wednesday, June 7 ● 10-12pm

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Fun in the Ville (All Ages)

Visit us at Centennial Park in Downtown Fowlerville for some freebies and a little storytime!

Saturday, June 10 ● 10-3pm

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Summer Reading Challenge 2023 (All Ages)

Readers of all ages and abilities are welcome to join our 2023 Summer Reading Challenge! Read books and complete activities to win prizes. You may even win some grand prizes, too! Registration begins June 19. Register by visiting the library or online at

June 19 - Aug. 19

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Toddler Storytime (Ages 1-3)

Get ready to move and groove to some cool tunes and stories while developing early literacy skills!

Tuesdays & Wednesdays, May 9 - Aug. 23 ● 10am

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Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)

Have fun singing songs, reading stories, dancing, and playing!

Tuesdays & Wednesdays, May 9 - Aug. 23 ● 11am

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Stuffed Animal Sleepover (Ages 2-6)

Drop off your stuffed animal friend for a fun sleepover at the library! Before you say goodbye, we’ll have a story and snacks. Then pick your friend up the following day and hear about their overnight adventures!

Wednesday, June 7 ● 6pm

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Rock & Read Storytime (Ages 1-6)

Get ready to move and groove to some cool tunes and stories while developing early literacy skills!

Saturday, June 10 ● 10:30am

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Chess Club

Join the Chess Club! All levels welcome from beginner to advanced!

Saturdays, May 6 - Aug. 26 ● 1-3:30pm

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Kids Crafternoons (Ages 7-12)

Drop in and get crafty with a new and exciting craft each month! Supplies provided.

Tuesday, June 6 ● 4-5pm

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Teen Crafting (Teens)

Join Mary and drop in to make crafts such as swirl art, resin jewelry, fairy making, diamond painting, and much more!

Wednesdays, May 3 - Aug. 30 ● 2:30-4pm

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Twitch Streaming (All Ages)

Join Connor and Tally and get sneak peeks of new games!

Mondays, May 1 - Aug. 28 ● 3:30-4:30pm

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Pokémon Go (Age 10+)

Meet up with fellow PoGo players. Challenge raids, progress events, and register friends.

Tuesdays, May 2 - Aug. 29 ● 3-5pm

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Dungeons & Dragons (Ages 12-18)

Come play D&D 5th Edition! No prior experience needed.

Wednesdays, May 3 - Aug. 30 ● 2:30-5pm

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Tabletop Gaming (Ages 10+)

Play TCGs like Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh!, and Pokemon, or crack open a board game from our collection.

Thursdays, May 4 - Aug. 31 ● 2:30-5pm

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Switch Free Play (Ages 10-18)

Open gaming time with the library's Switch.

Fridays, May 5 - Aug. 25 ● 2:30-5pm

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Super Smash Bros Tournaments (6-18)

Go head-to-head with other local players to prove your skills and fight for a chance to win our grand prize!

Saturday, June 3 ● 2-4pm

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Yoga with Ellen Zezula (Adults)

Lean into Yin Yoga with Ellen from Simply Authentic. No cost, just bring your mat or use one of ours.

Mondays, June 5 - Aug. 28 ● 10am, 6pm

Thursdays, June 1 - Aug. 31 ● 11am

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Guided Meditation (Adults)

Join Ellen from Simply Authentic for a guided meditation to “Know Thyself.”

Thursdays, June 1 - Aug. 31 ● 10am

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Cozy Crafting by the Fireplace (Adults)

Bring your own project or learn to knit and work on a beginner project.

Monday, June 5 ● 3-5pm

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Sewing with Patty (Adults)

Join an expert seamstress for fun sewing projects from beginning to advanced. Bring your sewing machine and learn from a pro. *Registration required. Sign up online or by calling or visiting the library.

Friday, June 9 ● 11-2pm 

Saturday, May 27, 2023

 Fowlerville High School to hold graduation ceremony Sunday, June 4

Fowlerville High School will hold its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2023 on Sunday, June 4, in the competition gym, with 198 students expected to receive their diplomas.

The planned schedule begins with a Welcome Address by Superintendent Matthew Stuard and the Presentation of the School Board by Board President Amy Sova.

Kylie Steffee will give the Class Welcome, followed by Hunter Losey giving the Salutatorian Address, and then Thomas Parker offering the Valedictorian Address.

The ceremony will conclude with the Presentation of Diplomas, with Board President Amy Sova, Princial Amy Pashak, Assistant Principal Nicholas Zajas, Dean of Students Jacob Hess, and Athletic Director Brian Osborn taking part.

The high school band, under the direction of William Vliek, will play the Senior Processional “Pomp and Circumstance” as the seniors enter the gym and the Recessional “Triumphal March” as they exit. They’ll also perform the ‘Star Spangeled Banner’ after the Processional.

 Community Picnic returns to Downtown Webberville on Friday June 9th

The Community Picnic is returning to Downtown Webberville on Friday, June 9, with events scheduled from 5:50-7:30 p.m.

The event, which is being put on by the Webberville Downtown Development Authority, will feature ‘Touch a Truck’, a craft and vendor show, a car show, food, and other activities.

Parts of Main Street and Grand River will be closed for the picnic.

“It’s been a few years since we have had the Community Picnic and we are excited to bring it back for residents and guests to enjoy,” said Jessica Kuch, the clerk/treasurer of the Village of Webberville