Township working with FSA on group homes

FLINT TWP. — A pilot project of the Family Service Agency of Mid- Michigan to build two group homes for senior citizens is supported with contingencies by the township board. FSA is seeking a federal grant to build multi-family apartments on township properties at 2110 Eberly Road and 2206 Nedra Street. The properties to be acquired through the Genesee County […]

SA Soccer Camps are coming to Genesee County

GENESEE COUNTY — One of the most respected and experienced soccer training organizations in the United States, Midwest Soccer Academy, will be running their highly popular Soccer training camps in Genesee County at the Genesee Fieldhouse and Linden High School. The camps will be held at Genesee Fieldhouse, July 11-15 for players: U8-U18 $129 from 9 a.m.-noon and Linden High […]


High school, college ball changing bats

NATIONWIDE— As of this past season, the NCAA, as well as high schools in the state of New York have decided to move from aluminum bats to a composite material bat. Although the composite is similar to that of an aluminum bat, the material is designed to make the metal bats perform more like its wooden counterparts. The rest of […]

Township to share in cost of signal upgrades

FLINT TWP. — The Board of Trustees have approved cost agreements to pay its share of $100,000 in traffic signal upgrades at three T intersections. The township will share costs for the improvements with the Genesee County Road Commission, which is paying 13 percent of costs, and the Michigan Department of Transportation, covering 80 percent with federal safety funding. One […]

Dirrell wins UBO Intercontinental Supermiddleweight title

FLINT — Atwood Stadium was alive with excitement last Saturday in anticipation of Anthony “the Dog” Dirrell’s Universal Boxing Organization championship matchup at 168 lbs. against former Olympic silver medalist Dante “The Inferno” Craig, a challenge the Flint native met with a fourth-round knockout to become the UBO Intercontinental Supermiddleweight champion. While the outcome was exactly what the crowd was […]

News Briefs

Mid-East Festival coming July 15-17 FLINT TWP. — The Annual Mid-East Festival returns to the Greater Flint Area, July 15-17. Admission is free. The public is invited to taste the food and experience the rich history of Middle Eastern culture during this three-day festival held on the grounds of Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, 4133 Calkins Road in […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Not a fan, plain and simple

Say goodbye to inter-league play for the Detroit Tigers after a sorry 7-11 record against the National League teams. The Tigers played six threegame series and only won one of the series, going 2-1, where the Arizona Diamondbacks were the victims. The other five series ended in a dismal 1-2 record. The most disappointing is that Detroit lost series to […]

Lieutenant promoted to assistant

Resident, board members object to appointment

FLINT TWP. — The Board of Trustees has promoted Lt. Michael Burkley to the rank of Assistant Fire Chief, despite objections from a trustee and a resident who spoke at a recent meeting. Trustee Frank Kasle and Treasurer Sandra Wright voted no in the 4-2 decision approving Burkley’s promotion. Barb Vert was absent. Kasle was the most vocal in his […]


EVERY WEDNESDAY Jr. Golf Program for beginners. 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. For details call Washakie at 810-688-3235. MID-MAY – BEFORE LABOR DAY Golf League for Senior Women is looking for more members. We are enjoyably competitive and love going out to lunch afterwards. We play at MULBERRY HILL GOLF COURSE in northern Oxford. Tee time is 9 a.m., Tuesday […]