In Brief

Class of 2001 planning reunion DAVISON — The 10-year reunion plans for Davison High School’s Class of 2001 are underway and the committee is in need of help contacting alumni. They are requesting updated physicial and e-mail addresses from everyone so invitations go out without a hitch. There is also a Facebook request out in hope of spreading the word, […]

The Chair Affair

BY CARRIE RACOSTA 810-452-2652  | CRACOSTA@MIHOMEPAPER.COM FLINT — The Founders of the Flint Institute of Arts are currently holding their first Chair Affair, an online auction to benefit the museum. Included in the auction are more than 50 chairs that have been handpainted by local artists, many of which were inspired by the masters. Michael Melet painted three stools […]

Hot Tickets

Rotten Sneaker contest FLINT — Stinky sneakers rule! The Michigan Odor- Eaters Rotten SneakerSM contest is the ultimate test of just how offensive sneakers can get when they’re not taken care of properly. Genesee County Parks’ Bluebell Beach, 5500 Bray Rd., is the only location in the state of Michigan where the national Odor Eaters Rotten Sneaker Contest will be […]

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 […]