In Brief

Sweet Adelines seeking singers DAVISON TWP. — Song of the Lakes Sweet Adelines Chorus of Davison is seeking female singers for membership openings. Women of all ages who love to sing, perform and are interested in improving their vocal skills are invited. Come and receive free vocal lessons. Rehearsals are at the Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd., in Davison […]

We’ve been robbed

Fat Guy’s Corner

Congratulations to the Michigan State Spartans winning a share of the Big ten title for the first time in over 20 years. The Wisconsin Badgers and the Buckeyes of Ohio State are also champions. The 11-1 record of MSU should have earned it a spot in the Rose Bowl or a BCS appearance. However, they will more than likely be […]

Wreaths still available for Wreaths Across America event on Dec. 11

HOLLY — As a way of honoring those who served, community members across Genesee County are invited to participate in the upcoming Wreaths Across America wreath laying ceremony at noon Dec. 11 at Great Lakes National Cemetery, 4200 Belford Rd. The cemetery serves as the final resting place for more than 10,000 military members from Michigan, and is one of […]

Loggers edged out in overtime by Blizzard

INDIANA — With Sunday’s game against Queen City getting rescheduled for Dec. 18 at 9:30 p.m., even though the game sheet on the league website lists the contests as a forfeit by the Storm, the All American Hockey League’s Lapeer Loggers were at the Midwest Training/Ice Center last Saturday to take on the Blizzard, losing, 4-3, in overtime despite going […]

Township learns of new garbage services with Richfield Management, LLC

FLINT TWP. — Township residents learned the details of the new garbage contract with Richfield Management, LCC at the Flint Township Board of Trustees meeting Nov. 22. Dan Garman of Richfield Management, LLC, gave a presentation to the board and residents on the services the company will provide. Supervisor Karyn Miller introduced the presentation, saying the township had solicited bids […]

Coyotes food preferences keep them a little close for comfort


AREAWIDE — The unmistakable howl of a coyote just the other side of my horse pasture told me that I had a varmint problem. I’ve known we had them on the property for some time, but not 110-feet outside my barn. The highpitched howl made the hair stand up on my neck and the horses stood tall and alert, the […]

Puppy Mill Awareness plans rallies

FLINT TWP. — The Puppy Mill Awareness Meetup will conduct a series of rallies in front of puppy-selling pet stores around and about southeast and mid Michigan, including rallies against The Family Puppy, 4340 Miller Rd., at the Genesee Valley Center. The rallies against The Family Puppy are 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 4, 11 and 18-23. The focus of the […]


DEC. 1-JAN. 1 Archery deer hunting season second segment. DEC. 3-12 Muzzleloader deer hunting season in Zone 1. DEC. 10-19 Muzzleloader deer hunting season in Zone 2. DEC. 13-19 Muzzleloader deer hunting season in Zone 3. DEC. 19-JAN. 1 Late firearms antlerless deer hunting season. ONGOING Feral hog harvesting. Licensed hunters and landowners may take feral hogs at any time. […]

GVC announces special events with Santa

FLINT TWP. — The man in red is back at the Genesee Valley Center. Santa Claus currently is in the Center Court of the mall, and will be there until Dec. 24 for photos and to hear Christmas wish lists. Along with his daily appearances, two special events are coming up with Santa. Local families are invited to join Santa […]

News Briefs

Peaceful Parenting Series offered Dec. 7-8   FLINT — A Peaceful Parenting Series, presented by Recco S. Richardson Consulting, Inc., runs 6-8 p.m. Dec. 7 and will be repeated 9-11 a.m. Dec. 8 at the company’s location, 6309 N. Saginaw St. The series, titled “Parenting Your Child’s Anger and Aggression,” touches on several discussion topics, including How to Teach Youth […]