In brief

New golf director at Captain’s Club GRAND BLANC — The Captain’s Club at Woodfield announces an addition to its management staff. Darby Boone was hired as the director of golf. He will oversee golf operations at the Captain’s Club at Woodfield. Boone, a Swartz Creek native, was most recently the first assistant golf professional at The Polo Fields Golf and […]

Preparations for spring wild turkey season underway

GENESEE COUNTY — Michigan’s wild turkey population remains strong after a re-introduction program that failed four times before becoming successful after the birds had disappeared from the state by 1900, shows the state’s historical data. Decades worth of habitat management helped the turkeys repopulate in Michigan. Now year-round residents of the state, the population numbers sustain a fall and spring […]

War against home-ruled local government continues

I’m starting to think there is a movement under way, on both sides of the aisle in Michigan and maybe the country, to destroy, dissolve and ultimately do away with local home-rule government. That means no more township or city government. It could also extend as far as the elimination of individual school districts. Government would become more centralized, so […]

Lady Cavs bowl past Flushing

FLINT — Carman-Ainsworth girls finished 12th in the Flint Metro Bowling Championships last Sunday at Richfield Bowl. The Lady Cavaliers posted scores of 782, 783 and 755 in the morning qualifying session, falling short of the top eight spots that advanced to the afternoon rounds. Carman-Ainsworth’s boys’ team placed 15th in qualifying, scoring 858, 930 and 979 in the morning […]

Hurley wants men to ‘Man Up’

Launches initiative to improve male health

GENESEE COUNTY — A young man who watched his father die young and a young overweight father worried about living long enough to see his son grow up gave two powerful testimonies about the importance of men’s health care during the launch of the Hurley Medical Center Men’s Health Initiative last Friday. The Initiative is a series of educational outreach […]


NOW-MARCH 1 Squirrel hunting season. NOW-MARCH 31 Rabbit Hunting Season. JAN. 29 Monthly 3-D archery shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club, 1213 North Lake George Rd. 9 a.m – 3 p.m. FEB. 15 Flint River Valley Steelheaders General Meeting. Walli’s Restaurant, 1341 S. Center Rd. social hour at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker Mark Sak of Great […]

In brief

UM-Flint Theatre presents The Underpants FLINT — The Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Michigan-Flint presents its third mainstage production of the season, The Underpants — wild-and-crazy guy Steve Martin’s hilarious adaptation of the Carl Sternheim’s 1911 German satire on bourgeois society. Professor William Irwin directs. Performance dates are Feb. 10–12 and Feb. 17–19, at the UM-Flint […]

Don’t get left out

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McLaren welcomes Dr. Laura Arbogast

GRAND BLANC — McLaren Community Medical Center, Grand Blanc, is pleased to welcome boardcertified internist Laura Arbogast, D.O. The practice, located at 2313 E. Hill Road, Grand Blanc, accepts new patients and takes same-day appointments. Call 810-953-6400 for an appointment. Dr. Arbogast addresses many different family health needs, caring for patients through all stages of life. Services include annual exams, […]

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, 2012 An Actor’s Showcase, Davison High School Drama, Thespian Society, and Davison’s own Actors’ Workshops will be doing a caberet […]

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