In brief

Orthodontic center recognized nationally DAVISON — Munk Orthodontics is extremely honored to have one of it’s patients featured on the cover of the July 2012 issue of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Now in its 97th year, the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics is a leading orthodontic resource. The patient, Mary Bis, was treated by […]

Fury’s winning streak ended by league-leading Force

FLINT— Over the past few weeks, the Flint Fury seemed to be gaining their stride back. Capping off a three-game road trip with consecutive wins over the Detroit Diesels, 30-14, and the Motor City Soldiers, 40- 12, the Fury were firing on all cylinders. Flint faced its biggest challenge of the season this past Saturday, returning home to play the […]

Prostate Cancer Run geared up for Aug. 18

RICHFIELD TWP. — When you consider prostate cancer is the second leading form of cancer in men, you start to understand why the Davison Eagle Riders have been fighting for the cause over three years now. “Behind lung cancer, its the leading form of cancer in men,” said Davison Eagle Rider Danny “Gripper” Griggs. “Last year 30,000 men died needlessly […]

Sports Shorts

U17 MESA Panthers undefeated in two tournaments KALAMAZOO — The MESA Panthers girls’ soccer team traveled to Kalamazoo and participated in the KISS Soccer Showcase, winning the title. The Panthers had wins against the Michigan Alliance Elite, 3-1, Midwest United (IL), 3-0, KM United (WI), 4-0, and beat the Cary Defenders (IL), 2-0, in the finals. The Panthers also participated […]


Fat Guy’s Corner

Olympic shockers

The summer Olympics in London are underway. I must say, the opening ceremonies were a total bore for me. No hate mail from you all, please. The first shocker came in the swimming pool when Michael Phelps lost out on a gold medal to Ryan Lochte in the 400m Individual Medley. It just doesn’t seem like Phelps ever loses too […]

Hurley foundation elects Suski to board

FLINT — The Hurley Foundation Board announces the election of Andrew Suski to their Board of Directors. Suski is currently President of Suski Chevrolet-Buick in Birch Run. “My four granddaughters were born in your beautiful hospital, ranging in age from 11 to 3, so I am very honored to be elected to the Hurley Foundation Board. Hurley Medical Center has […]

Olympian Games diamond postseason now underway

FLINT — With the softball playoffs for the 56th annual Flint Olympian Games having started on Monday and the championship games taking place yesterday after we went to press, this year’s regular-season was one filled with madness and Mayhem in all three divisions. This includes the 15U Mayhem, who beat out Linden, American Associates, the Bendle Tigers, the Clio Mustangs […]

Needy children still need help with school supplies

FLINT TWP. — The 7th annual Stuff the Bus With School Stuff Drive kicked off Friday with a 12-hour event in the parking lot of Applebee’s restaurant, 3129 Miller, and will continue through August 17. A school bus loaned by the Genesee Intermediate School District was brought into Applebee’s parking lot and by early afternoon was loaded with about 40 […]

The VIEW from here

Trip an eye-opener as a motorist and pedestrian

Recently, Anita and I took a much needed vacation to the westside of Michigan. Our actual destination for the week was Grand Haven, but we also ventured up the coast of Lake Michigan to places like Muskegon and took in some of the sights. Overall it was a relaxing and enjoyable trip. We spent time at the beach, walked along […]