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Davison Farmers Market Autumn Craft Show

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | September 23, 2021

DAVISON TWP. — Well, it’s that time of year when fall opens its book of colors and the fields are ready for harvesting. There are bushels of fun awaiting you at Davison Farmers Market’s “Autumn Craft Show” this Saturday, Sept. 25. As the autumn days are amazing with their various colors of the season, so are some of the one-of-a-kind […]

Smith phone threat trial set for Oct. 25

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | September 23, 2021

FLINT — Matthew Smith, the embattled Davison Board of Education member accused of making a threatening phone call to the Houghton County Clerk last year, will have his day in court Oct. 25. The next pre-trial court date was set for Oct. 25 in Judge William H. Crawford II’s courtroom during a hearing held Sept. 14. Smith is accused of […]

Joyce Yvonne (Jones) Brownson

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | September 23, 2021

JOYCE YVONNE (JONES) BROWNSON, 95, of Davison, MI, passed away Friday, September 17, 2021 at her daughter’s home. A Funeral Service will be held 12 p.m. Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Allen Funeral Home, 9136 Davison Road, Davison, MI 48423. Cremation will take place following the service. Inurnment in Richfield Union Cemetery. The family will receive visitors 10 a.m.-12 p.m. […]

Shelley Jo Corcoran

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | September 23, 2021

SHELLEY JO CORCORAN, 60, died Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Ascension Genesys in Grand Blanc. Mass of Christian Burial will take place 10 a.m., Saturday, September 25, 2021, at the Church of the Holy Family, 11804 S. Saginaw St. in Grand Blanc. Fr. Joe Krupp will officiate with cremation to follow. Shelley’s family will be present at Martin Funeral Home’s, […]

FUMC Women’s Fall rummage sale

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | September 23, 2021

FLUSHING — The Flushing United Methodist Women are holding their Fall Rummage Sale on Friday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to noon. Donations will be accepted after (not before) Sept. 20 and no later than Sept. 27 during church office hours. No exercise equipment, computers or encyclopedias will be accepted. […]

Flushing Harvest Festival starts Saturday

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | September 23, 2021

FLUSHING — Fall has arrived, and so has Flushing’s annual autumn extravaganza: the Harvest Festival. Harvest Fest will run this Saturday in downtown Flushing from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring contests, arts and crafts, homemade scarecrows, dance and cheer performances and kid’s activities. Some of the popular Harvest Fest events include the chili cook-off, a pie-eating contest for kids, […]

New plaque honors community photographer

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | September 23, 2021

A plaque commemorating the life of community photographer Gary Nickel has been installed at the newly renamed Gary Nickel Memorial Creekview Trail on Lynn Street off Seymour Road in Flushing. Nickel, a long-time volunteer photographer for the Flushing Area Chamber of Commerce, passed away last December from COVID- 19 complications. To remember Nickel’s fondness for nature and his neighborhood, Flushing […]

Flushing parents protest mask mandate for students

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | September 23, 2021

FLUSHING — Throughout the new school year, various groups of parents have been speaking out against the Genesee County Health Department’s indoor mask mandate for K-12 students. On Sept. 14, dozens of Flushing parents and students voiced their opposition to the mandate by holding a peaceful rally outside Flushing High School and attending the Flushing School Board meeting at Flushing […]

Police chase ends in crash on Main Street

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | September 23, 2021

FLUSHING — A police chase involving multiple police departments resulted in a suspect crashing a vehicle on Main Street in Flushing. During the early morning hours of Sept. 12, Flint Township Police were searching for a carjacking suspect who attempted to evade authorities by driving through Mt. Morris Township via E. Pierson Road. Mt. Morris Township Police pursued the suspect […]

Volunteers spruce up Bendle football stadium

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | September 23, 2021

BURTON — A group of about 20 volunteers, including parents, students and even the mayor, helped give the Bendle High School football stadium a fresh look with paint and flowers, Sept. 19 Dawn Pully, a parent of a Bendle student, helped organize the clean-up which was held Sunday. Volunteers spent the day painting all the bleachers and railings, the stadium […]