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Flint pair charged with murder and elder abuse



FLINT — Two Flint residents have been charged with homicide in the death of a 68-year-old woman who was in their care. Lori Rosebush and Robert Stilwill were arraigned on single counts of first-degree murder and first-degree vulnerable adult abuse on June 19. The pair was charged in connection to the death of Bonnie Fisher, who was Rosebush’s sister. On […]

Easy ways to keep your immune system strong

The immune system is a powerful component of the human body. The immune system recognizes when viruses, bacteria and other foreign invaders enter or compromise the body, and then takes action to prevent illnesses from taking over. The average person can help his or her immune system do its job more effectively by making the immune system as strong as […]

Factors that can put kids at risk of vision problems

Vision can be taken for granted. Unless a person has experienced diminished vision or temporary or permanent vision loss, he or she likely cannot imagine life without the ability to see. But such a life is a reality for people across the globe, including many children. The American Optometric Association notes that children who exhibit certain ocular signs and symptoms […]

Sloan Museum Cruise-In Car Shows at Shea Automotive

FLINT TWP. — Sloan Museum will hold Cruise-In Car Shows at Shea Automotive, 5135 Corunna Rd., on July 16, Aug. 20 and Sept. 17 from 5-8 p.m. Registration fee is $5 per cruise-in or $15 for all cruise-ins with a guaranteed dash plaque. The registration fee helps Sloan Museum maintain, purchase and restore historic vehicles. — G.G.

Carman-Ainsworth begins accepting School of Choice applications for 2020/2021

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools has begun accepting School of Choice applications for the 2020-2021 school year. This is for students who do not reside within the district’s boundaries. Students applying through School of Choice will not be charged tuition and do not need a release from their resident district if accepted for enrollment. Behavior reports for the past […]

Davison Farmers Market 4th of July Flea Market Flip Day

DAVISON TWP. — On July 4, Davison Farmers Market will be having a Flea Market Flip Day from 9-5pm. Come, free up your home of unwanted clutter and turn it into cash. Vendor Pricing will be as follows: Pavilion $30, and Lot $20. Please contact Sandy Coykendall today to reserve your place at the market. The guest performing artist will […]

Outdoor graduation ceremonies moved to July



DAVISON — Three Davison High School Class of 2020 graduation ceremonies planned for June 27-28 were cancelled last week and rescheduled for July after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer did not move the state tp phase 5 of her COVID-19 reopening plan. Davison Superintendent Kevin Brown sent out a letter to parents last week informing them that three social distancing ceremonies planned […]

McLaren Flint welcomes surgeon to medical staff

FLINT — Suzanne Law, DO, a board-certified general and breast surgeon, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Dr. Law is seeing patients at G-1075 N. Ballenger Hwy., Flint. Dr. Law completed her residency at Ingham Regional Medical Center (now called McLaren Greater Lansing). She earned her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East […]

MCC streamlines placement process to make enrolling easier in 2020

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) is making it easier for students to stay on track with their education this year with a placement system designed to help qualified incoming (new) Fall 2020 students impacted by the COVID-19 virus get enrolled without the need for a placement test. Normally, the College requires incoming new students to take a placement test […]

Flint Township clerk voices frustration over absentee application mailings



LANSING — The Michigan Senate Elections Committee recently heard testimony from clerks across the state who expressed frustration with Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s handling of absentee voter application mailings. During a hearing on June 24, several Michigan clerks testified that Benson’s recent mass mailing of absentee ballot applications has caused disruptions in their local election efforts. Clerks also expressed […]


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