2020-10-08 E-Edition

Flushing Township officer among six honored for saving lives

TROY — A Flushing Township Police Officer was among six officers honored with 2020 Outstanding Service Awards (OSA) by the Police Officers Labor Council (POLC) during an awards ceremony. The OSA recipients, including three Battle Creek officers, a Mount Morris officer and a Wayne State University officer, were nominated by fellow POLC Officers for their heroic efforts. “The POLC is […]

Shea Chevrolet hosts Pink Night Palooza viewing party

FLINT TWP. — For the first time in its 12-year history, Pink Night Palooza held its annual charity auction online to raise awareness and money for those affected by breast cancer. To celebrate Pink Night Palooza’s virtual event on Oct. 1, Shea Chevrolet in Flint Township hosted a viewing party for employees at its dealership. Staff at Shea watched the […]

Yuschak announces candidacy for Goodrich Board of Education

GOODRICH — Resident and parent Ginny Yuschak is running for one of three open seats on the Goodrich Board of Education, Nov. 3. Yuschak recently announced her candidacy for the Board of Education, joining two other candidates – Jeff Brown and Karl Schulte – in a bid for the three seats. She said she has been a teacher for 16 […]

Arts Council opens pop-up gallery at Chalet Shoppes in Grand Blanc

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Arts Council celebrated the grand re-opening of their pop-up shop at the Grand Chalet Shoppes on Sunday, Oct. 4. The re-opening was made possible through a $3,500 Share Art Genesee Community Arts grant funded through the voter-approved Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment millage. The gallery, located at 131 E. Grand Blanc Road, […]

In sports

Goodrich boys finish second at cross country meet LAKE FENTON—The Goodrich Boys Varsity Cross Country team finished second at its most recent Flint Metro League meet on Oct. 3. Four Goodrich runners finished in the event’s Top 11, helping the Martians to secure 42 points and a second-place finish behind Lake Fenton (34 points). Junior Gabe Trudeau led Goodrich with […]

Woman walks to honor family members and raise money for Alzheimer’s Association

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Every September since 2015, Mitzi Forrest has set aside a day to put on a purple T-shirt and walk. The Grand Blanc Township woman walks to honor the memory of her mom, Margaret “Marie” Forrest, as well as her aunt and uncle. She walks to honor her brother, and everyone else who has battled or is […]

Miller, Green running for Davison Township treasurer

DAVISON TWP. — Incumbent Treasurer Patrick Miller will face off against challenger Tim Green for a four-year term as treasurer for Davison Township in the Nov. 3 election. Miller, a Democrat, has served as treasurer 16 years. He will be opposed by Green, a Republican, who served previously on the Davison Board of Education. Here is what the candidates had […]

A look at MLB playoffs and a filly wins Preakness

Fat Guy Corner

The baseball playoffs went from 16 teams to eight teams real quickly. The Minnesota Twins — oh my, how can you lose so many playoff games in a row? The Twins have lost 18 straight playoff games. I cannot even grasp how unimaginable that feat really is. The Twins lost to the cheaters of major league baseball, the Houston Astros. […]

Bishop, Hansen vie for Davison mayor’s seat, Nov. 3

DAVISON — Mayor Tim Bishop is seeking a third term in the Nov. 3 election, but he’ll face a challenge by former councilman and local business owner James Hansen. Bishop and Hansen are both running for a four-year term as mayor. Here is what the candidates had to say, in their own words: Tim Bishop, Age: 49 Education: High school […]