MONDAYS Greater Davison Area Toastmasters Club meetings at 7 p.m. at St. Andrew’ s Presbyterian Church on Davison Road. Details: Ryan Edwards, 810-653-0723 or Neicy Kowalczyk‚ (810) 877- 8474. Sweet Adelines rehearsals from 7-10 p.m. at the Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd., Davison. Details: 810-742-0977 or www.songofthelakes.webs.com. SECOND MONDAY Thumb Area Chapter of Compassionate Friends meets at 7 p.m. […]

Clothing from Goodwill to be shown off by Burton Chamber

BURTON — Fashion and frugality will combine during the Goodwill Fashion show at November’s Burton Chamber of Commerce meeting. The chamber networking breakfast meeting is set for 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10 at the ELGA Credit Union Administration building, 2303 S. Center Rd., and will showcase fashions at a reasonable price from the local Goodwill stores in the area. Burton […]

Ranting and raving

Sports VIEW

With the fall sports season wrapping up and winter sports looming on the horizon, I believe the time has come for the Michigan High School Athletic Association to look into reform for the winter sports playoff scene. Namely, the format for basketball districts and the lack of common sense that seems to take place when divvying up the teams that […]


WEDNESDAYS Duffy Connolly every Wednesday night at The Outer Limits, 8095 N. State Rd., Davison. SATURDAY, NOV. 13 Natural Tones band at the Thumb Dance Club at the Sandusky Maple Valley School from 7-11 p.m. Bring finger foods and friends. Details: Marvin, 810-531-3034 or Leola, 810-657- 9349. SATURDAY, NOV. 27 Melody Magic band at the Thumb Dance Club at the […]

Gleason retains seat in 27th District

GENESEE COUNTY — Once the results were in, the voters decided to re-elect Sen. John Gleason (D) to another term in the 27th District in the Michigan State Senate. Gleason garnered 66 percent of the vote, while his opponents Vernon Molnar (R) received 31 percent of the vote and Pat Clawson (L) received three percent of the vote. Gleason was […]

Howarth goes big for Loggers

LAPEER — Grand Blanc native Ryan Howarth had one crazy week for the Lapeer Loggers of the All American Hockey League, which started last Friday when the 6- foot-1, 181 lb. forward put up the team’s firstever four-goal performance in a 5-4 victory at the Polar Palace over the Indiana Blizzard. That led to the Nov. 1 league announcement that […]


MONDAYS Beginner line dancing at 9 a.m.; pool and advance line dancing at 10 a.m.; GCCARD lunch program (reservations required) at noon; and shuffleboard at 1 p.m. at the Eastside Senior Citizens Center, 3065 N. Genesee Rd., Flint. Details: www.eastsideseniorcenter.com or 810-250-5000. Senior Activities at the Davison Area Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd. Body rebuilding and billiards at 9 a.m.; […]

C/A football program, parent club donates to ACS

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth Football program and Football Parent Club will be making a $100 donation to the American Cancer Society. This year marks the first year that the club sold pink, hooded Carman- Ainsworth football sweatshirts with the breast cancer ribbon. Coach Anthony Branch, an assistant varsity football coach, had the idea to support Breast Cancer Awareness […]

Junior Generals on road this week

GAINES — The Flint Junior Generals had Halloween weekend off, but will resume play this week with games in Pittsburgh on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. The Generals don’t play at home again until Nov. 14, when Battle Creek comes to Iceland Arena for a 2:20 p.m. game. Swartz Creek native Andrew Lay continues to lead the team in scoring […]