Comedy of horrors

Film auditions set for Sunday

BURTON — Brad Leo Lyon isn’t sure how many people are going to show up at the casting call at Sharky’s Sports Bar for his upcoming film Little Creeps. Although Lyon holds regular auditions for film projects, the March 13 date will be the only audition for the horror/comedy genre film. A large number of principal and supporting roles will […]


ONGOINGHunter Education 2011. Class sign up is the first Monday ofevery Month at 6 p.m. (no early signups). First class startson sign up day at 6:30 p.m. and runs until 9:30 p.m.Limited class size is 50. Donation of $7 requested. Classdates Feb. No Classes. March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4, 11,18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23; June No […]

Hurley Medical Center opens new MRI facility

FLINT — Patients at Hurley Medical Center who need a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan no longer need to take an ambulance ride to get it. The procedure now is being done in-house thanks to a $1.5-million MRI system that is the only one of its kind located inside a hospital in Genesee County. Installed in late January and unveiled […]


Myeloma support group FLINT — The next meeting of the Mid Michigan Multiple Myeloma Support Group is March 17 (the third Thursday of the month, as usual). It is held at McLaren Great Lakes Cancer Center, 4100 Beecher Rd. Flint. Details: Call 810-732-4738. — G.G. Flu vaccinations still available GENESEE COUNTY — Flu is spreading quickly in Genesee County. The […]

Spring wild turkey season on the horizon

STATEWIDE — Many a hunter will not be thinking about spring training and the Detroit Tigers, but their own spring training, as they prepare for the upcoming spring wild turkey hunting season. Private land-only licenses are good for the April 18-May 1 Hunt 0301, that includes the majority of the lower portion of the Lower Peninsula, mapped out as Hunt […]


Fight leads to knifing arrest FLINT TWP. — Police were called to a residence in the 1500 block of Hillside Drive at about 1:15 a.m. on March 6. Officers learned a fight had taken place involving several people. One person had sustained a knife wound but reports did not indicate if medical treatment was needed. Police arrested the person in […]


SATURDAY, MARCH 12 Euchre fundraiser for Renegades travel baseball team at Madden’s Lounge, 809 North State Rd., Davison. Sign-up at 5 p.m., euchre at 6 p.m. $10 to play. Details: 810-252- 4896.

Shooting suspect kills himself as police close in

FLINT TWP. — Thomas Logan Rothley, 23, who was being sought by police as a person of interest in the death of his father Wednesday, is dead. Police found Joseph Michael Rothley, age 47, dead in his Flint Township home on Wickfield Drive at about 10:18 a.m. Wednesday, the victim of an apparent homicide. The son, described as armed and […]

News Briefs

Getting it right FLINT TWP. — In articles regarding the selling of paczkis at Donna’s Donuts, the pricing information was incorrect. The corrected pricing should have been: $1.10 for each one, $6.60 for a half dozen and $13.20 for a dozen, which is only 12 and not 13 like a baker’s dozen. — N.B. St. Patrick’s Day party at Dom […]


TUESDAYS, THROUGH MARCH 22 “Ester: It’s Tough Being a Woman” bible study, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Journey Ministires, 10183 Lapeer Rd., Davison. Cost is $20, workbook and childcare provided. Details:810- 744-4640.