Rudy, foreground, and Angel Lopez show off some flaming fury peaches at Red and Carole Christofferson’s Maple Hill Farm on Morton Road in Riverton. The farm has good numbers of surprisingly large peaches this year. Peach picking has been under way for a few weeks, while local pear and apple picking is just getting started.
George Towns drives on the first hole of the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce golf outing Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Twenty-eight teams are taking part in the scramble at Lincoln Hills Golf Club. It concludes Monday evening with prizes and a dinner.
Ludington was prominently featured in a New York Times travel section article on Thursday. The article, entitled “A tour of Lake Michigan, my inland sea,” chronicle’s writer Rich Cohen’s trip from Chicago to Mackinac and features a large section on Ludington under its own sub-headline.
When I wrote this column in October 2013, I hoped it might encourage at least a few people, men in particular, to reach out for help. While many fear that disclosing their depression will be seen as a weakness, I feel that seeking help demonstrates tremendous strength. I admire both of these men for their strength and for sharing their stories to help others. – BR