Sunday, June 5, 2011
Hundreds display their tractors and compete for prizes in Dexter.
The annual Antique Gas Engine and Tractor Show at Hudson Mills Metropark took place in Dexter this weekend. The show, sponsored by the Hudson Mills Old Power Club, featured hundreds of antique gas engines, steam engines and tractors on display, antique tractor pulls, a pedal tractor pull for children, and a craft show on Friday and Saturday.
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
The annual fundraiser benefits local teachers and school programs.
Hundreds of Dexter residents turned out Friday at Cornerstone Elementary School for its annual silent auction fundraiser. The cafeteria at Cornerstone was full of exciting and interesting baskets stuffed with vacation packages, gifts and goodies. One of the most popular was the Walt Disney Co.'s Tangled basket, which contained a vast array of memorabilia from the movie, including dolls, dresses and an "all-clad" frying pan. Baskets featuring Florida, Traverse City and Chicago getaways drew small crowds of last-minute bidders. Proceeds from the event will help fund teacher grants for next year.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
The Dexter High School Drama Club will present their spring musical at the end of the month.
The Dexter High School Drama Club is gearing up for their spring musical, Alice in Wonderland. The show will take place on April 29 at 7:30 p.m., April 30 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and May 1 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and can be purchased at DHS. Recently the cast and crew invited Dexter Patch backstage for a rare visit to see the crazy antics of the residents of Wonderland in action.
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Here is a look at some of the Dexter High School spring sports teams during recent practices.
Despite below-average temperatures on Tuesday, Dexter High School student athletes and coaches took to the fields to practice for their upcoming games.
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Dexter Patch salutes hardworking business owners in the community.
From barbers to firefighters, Dexter Patch spotlights local neighbors in the community for this week's Viewfinder.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Dexter residents 'go green' for St. Patrick's Day.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Daniel Lai
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Dexter Patch Editor Daniel Lai visited several local businesses on Thursday to see who was sporting the green for St. Patty's Day only to find plenty of fun and games in the community.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Christians in Dexter celebrated Ash Wednesday in preparation for 40 days of Lent.
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent for Christians around the world. It is a season of penance, reflection and fasting which prepares Christians for Christ's resurrection on Easter Sunday.
Thursday, March 3, 2011
The Knights of Columbus serves up fresh fish for its annual fundraiser.
Members of the Dexter Knights of Columbus were hard at work this week preparing for Friday's fish fry. The annual fish fries continue through April 15 at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Dreadnaughts' girls varsity basketball team mounts strong charge against Pioneers.
The Dexter girls’ varsity basketball team lost to visiting Southeastern Conference rival Ann Arbor Pioneer 43-37 Tuesday. The Pioneers (17-2) jumped out to a 12-6 first quarter lead. In the second quarter, the Dreadnaughts (12-6) fought back, outscoring Ann Arbor 13-12 and cutting Pioneer’s advantage to 24-19 at the half. In the third quarter, Dexter played well netting 12 points, while holding Ann Arbor to seven points, tying the game at 31-31 entering the fourth frame. In the fourth quarter, Pioneer clamped down defensively and heated up on offense outscoring the Dreadnaughts 12-6 for the night’s final margin. Emma Kill paced Dexter with 10 points, while Sarah Moir, Zaryn Jennings and Serena Bidwell each finished with six points for the …
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Wylie Elementary students celebrate 100th day of classes on Thursday.
Wylie Elementary fourth grade students celebrated the 100th day of class on Thursday by showing their school spirit sporting Dreadnaughts T-shirts and hoodies.