OCTOBER 1-2 Grand Blanc High School Class of 1960 50 year reunion. Classmates’ information needed to contact. Details/information: Patty (Nyman) Rockafellow, 810-694-5062 or patty.rockafellow@ gmail.com or Vada (Bryant) Riederich, 906-296- 8232 or vadalou@sbcglobal.net.

Suspected Flint serial slasher extradited back to Genesee County

GENESEE COUNTY — The man police suspect in 18 stabbings over three states, including five homicides in Genesee County, was brought back to the Genesee County Jail Aug. 26 after he waived extradition. Elias Abuelezam, 33, now sits in solitary confinement at the jail following arraignment on a charge of assault with intent to murder at the 68th District Court […]

Win-win for Michigan college grid teams

Fat Guy’s Corner

I am elated to see the pigskin flying in the air as the college season is rolling here in September. Yes, Michigan and Michigan State came out victorious in week one. Michigan faced a tougher opponent in the Huskies of U-Conn. Numerous so-called experts thought U-Conn would win the game in The Big House. Well, not so fast, my friend, […]


THIRD THURSDAY MidMichigan Christian Singles meeting at Glad Tidings Tabernacle, 4475 S. Linden Rd., Flint Township. All faiths welcome. Details: Kathy Brackenridge, 810-743-2165.

News Briefs

Big Band Memories at McCarty Library FLINT TWP. — McCarthy Librar y, 2071 S. Graham Rd., hosts Big Band Memories 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sept. 22. The highly-interactive program features trumpet player Bill Hart, who has performed with Vic Damone, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and stars of The Lawrence Welk Show. The program is for adults. Details: 810-732-9150. — N.B. Puppy Mill […]

Adaptive equipment allows everyone to enjoy the outdoors

AREAWIDE — Hunting and enjoying the shooting sports is something many of us take for granted. For some, though, its a challenge that is insurmountable without a little help from friends or adaptive equipment. To continue its education of the public and outdoor organizations and groups, the Michigan Dept. of Natural Resource and Environment and its Accessibility Advisory Council invites […]


FOURTH WEDNESDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER Wednesday night wrestling presented by the Michigan Wrestling Organization at the Davison VFW, 9474 Lapeer Rd., Davison. Bell is at 7 p.m. Cost is $5 per person. Details: www.mwoonline.net or 810-280-5503.

Pickin’ and a grinnin’

Flint Banjo Club to perform Banjorama in Davison

DAVISON — What started as a handful of self-described “banjo nuts” getting together to play after a rough winter in 1967 has become a club of more than 50 members. The Flint Banjo Club, considered one of the best clubs in the United States, has also established a long history of holding its annual Banjorama. The event, in its 35th […]


SEPT. 1-30 Early Canada Goose hunting season. SEPT. 10-OCT. 26 Bear hunting season in Upper Peninsula and North Baldwin BMU. Consult DNRE guide for specifics. SEPT. 10-12 Outdoor Weekend’s 3-D Championships. Part of annual Woods-N-Water News Outdoor Weekend, Eastern Michigan Fairgrounds, Imlay City. Friday, youth championship for ages 9-15. Saturday is team championship, Sunday is individual open championship. Must register […]