The VIEW from here

You can never have too many reality TV shows, right?

Flipping channel recently, which I do often because I believe I may suffer from an attention deficit disorder, I couldn’t help but notice there are a lot of reality TV shows out there. Now I’ll admit, I like some reality TV shows. Anything to do with the paranormal, shows about finding lost treasures in people’s garages and just about anything […]


NOW-MARCH 1 Squirrel hunting season. NOW-MARCH 31 Rabbit hunting season. JAN. 8, 2012 Winter Cowboy Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Details: Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club 810-724-6579. FEB. 1-MARCH 31 Crow hunting season. MARCH 18, 2012 Winter Cowboy Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Note: third Sunday, not second. Details: Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club […]

Hurley welcomes new state of the art technology

FLINT — Hurley Medical Center is proud to announce the arrival of the new Philips IntelliVue MX40 technology. The IntelliVue MX40 technology allows vital information to be viewed at the bedside versus a central location on a floor. The mobile monitors, which are about the size of a deck of cards, help clinicians spend more time with patients since the […]

CALENDAR of events

Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to calendargbv@mihomepaper.com or visit the website, www.mihomepaper.com to submit events through the online form. ART/THEATRE TUESDAY, JAN. 14 An Actor’s Showcase, Davison High School Drama, Thespian Society, and Davison’s own Actors’ Workshops will be doing a caberet night, […]

MCC sends in the clowns

GENESEE COUNTY — Shane Trombley of Burton was the class clown. So were nine other students. But their teacher Brian Ivory was very happy about it. These students not only got credit for being cut-ups, they earned it. All 10 were enrolled last semester at Mott Community College in a pilot course to learn the art of being clowns as […]

In brief

McLaren Diabetes support group meets monthly FLINT — McLaren’s Diabetes Support Group next monthly meeting is Jan. 11, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the McLaren Diabetes Education Program, G-3200 Beecher Rd., Flint in BeechHill Centre. The group is free and registration is not required The support group meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month. A variety of topics are […]

Catholic Charities provide meals to more than 600 over holidays

FLINT — The warm aroma of Christmas dinner greeted guests as they entered the North End Soup Kitchen, on Dec. 25. More than 400 individuals received a holiday dinner with all the trimmings, as well as towels, socks and toiletries for the grownups, and children were greeted by Santa Claus himself, who provided a toy for every child as well […]

Wine Scene

This Shiraz is from Australia and it SUXX

Nobody has more fun with their wine labels than those down-under Aussies. This is a prime example. When I ran across this at a local wine shop, I had to do a double take to make sure I read the label right; sure enough it said SUXX. Then I turned the bottle around and read the back label: “ Today […]

Cavs get revenge, defeat Bobcats in rematch

FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team lost its season opener to Grand Blanc on Dec. 6, 55-49. The Cavs were without star point guard Denzel Watts, while the Bobcats were without big-man, Bart Williams. Both teams were at full strength this time around and Watts led his Cavaliers to a 65- 54 victory on Tuesday at ‘The Gravel Pit.’ […]

Lady Cavs’ split series with former Big Nine rival

GRAND BLANC— The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ basketball team defeated Grand Blanc in the season opener with a memorable comeback. That would not be the case Tuesday, as the Cavaliers were unable to get the job done on the road, falling to their former Big Nine rival, 63-55. You can bet the season-opener was on the minds of the Lady Bobcats, […]