Home invasion

FLINT TWP. — Officers responded to River Valley Apartments, 1107 River Valley Dr., 7 a.m. Aug. 9 after receiving a call from a resident who noticed a suspicious-looking male outside the building. When officers arrived, they noticed a window of a ground floor apartment was forced open. Upon entering the apartment, officers searched and found a 16-year-old Clio male in […]

Kidney support group to meet Sept. 20

FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will meet Sept. 20 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave., Flint (off Robert T. Longway Blvd.-between I-475 & Dort Hwy). The speaker will be Elizabeth Heath, M.D. Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit. The topic is “Treatment of Refractory Renal Cell Carcinoma.” The talk is open to the […]

Flint School of Performing Arts Zumba classes

FLINT — The Flint School of Performing Arts will hold Zumba classes Tuesdays and Thursdays in August from 7-8 p.m. Fall classes will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Sign up for one or two days a week! The Zumba program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. […]

Good times around the bend

MT. MORRIS — The Genesee County Fair returns Aug. 16-22 with an action packed lineup that includes nightly shows by Pure Pro Wrestling at 5:30, 7:45 and 9:15 p.m., as well as the Great American Duck Races at 4 and 7 p.m. Every night at 7 p.m. there will also be a featured motorsports event, including a Michigan Monster Truck […]

Man arrested for heroin possession

FLINT TWP. — At 6:25 p.m. Aug. 8, a patrol officer on routine patrol near the Applebee’s and KMart on Miller Rd. saw a male lying on the pavement in the parking lot of the businesses. When asked, the suspect, a 31-year-old male from Swartz Creek, told the officer he was taking a nap and not bothering anybody. The suspect […]

Breastfeeding support encouraged

GENESEE COUNTY — During the month of August, breastfeeding awareness and support is highlighted in communities throughout Michigan. The Genesee County Health Department will be celebrating Breastfeeding Awareness Month in the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition program at the Floyd J. McCree Courts & Human Services Center and Burton Branch locations. Details: Call 810-257-3132. — G.G.

First Annual Paws-A-Palooza

BURTON — The Humane Society of Genesee County hosts its first annual Paws-A-Palooza Aug. 14 at the humane society, 3325 S. Dort Hwy. Paws-A-Palooza features two different events: an Adopt-A-Thon from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and activities for pets and owners from 10 a.m.- p.m. Some of the activities at the event include agility demonstrations, games for owners and dogs, a […]

Have an item for print?

FLINT TOWNSHIP — If you have a short you’d like printed in paper, send the details to Sports Editor Lisa Paine at lpaine@mihomepaper. com, including date, location, details and contact number for more information. — L.P.

Purse snatch

FLINT TWP. — Officers responded to Family Dollar, 1275 N. Ballenger Hwy., at 8:46 p.m. Aug. 8 after receiving calls about an attempted purse snatching. Officers were given a brief description of the suspect, and were able to locate the suspect’s vehicle in the area with several individuals inside. Many people were taken into custody, including the suspect, a 42-year-old […]

Spaghetti dinner benefit planned for Madison Lasley

SWARTZ CREEK — A spaghetti dinner fundraiser is 4-8 p.m. Sept. 11 at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 6273 Miller Rd. in Swartz Creek, for one-year-old Madison Lasley, daughter of Flint Township residents Becky and Joe Lasley. Lasley, who was diagnosed July 1 with Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML), is being treated at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. A bone […]