2012-09-13

At Mid-Michigan Dental education is a mission



FLINT — The mission of Dr. Terry A. Potter D.D.S., owner of Mid-Michigan Dental Group, along with his dental team is clearly visible upon entering into his state ofthe art dental office. Patients are always welcome with a smile and the dental team is ready to provide patient education and assistance wherever needed. Dr. Potter and his team educate patients […]

MESA back-to-back Champs



Swartz Creek Vet Hospital starts new program




SWARTZ CREEK — The Swartz Creek Veterinary Hospital in Swartz Creek has recently started a new kitten adoption program. The veterinary hospital began the new adoption program in early May, and they have placed about 20 kittens into homes since then. “There is a need for kittens having homes,” said Jennifer King, a licensed veterinary technician at the Swartz Creek […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Wild season

The NFL season kicked off last Wednesday in New York. The Giants became the first Super Bowl champs to lose in 12 years. Is this going to be a start to a wild 2012 NFL season? I believe so. Let’s look at all the teams who struggled in week one who shouldn’t have struggled—the Lions, Packers, Eagles and Saints—to name […]

TeenQuest adds two new sites; enrollment begins



FLINT — TeenQuest, the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce preemployment leadership training program has added two new sites for the 2012-2013 year. Boys & Girls Club of Flint and LakeVille High School are among four sites accepting applications from youth ages 14-18 and in grades 9-12 for the fall training class. The fall session begins on Sept. 17 and concludes […]

Tee Time



SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15The Mission Golf Adventure outing to support the Flint EastsideMission will be held at ROLLING HILLS GOLF CLUB in Lapeer.The co-ed 18-hole outing costs $75 per person. Details: 810-767-5312 or 810-877-3113. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15Second Annual “Be The Change Committee” Golf Scramble will beheld at HOLLY MEADOWS GOLF COURSE in Capac. Theevent has a cost of $70 per person. […]

The VIEW from here

Eleven years later 9/11 is still political fodder

A fter 11 years I still sit back on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and wonder when politicians will stop using it to further their agendas. Within hours after the World Trade Center was in ruins, the Pentagon was damaged and 3,000 people were left dead, politicians were already putting their spin on things. George W. Bush was the […]

Sports ROUNDUP



CROSS COUNTRY The Cavaliers traveled to Delta College on Tuesday for a Saginaw Valley League Jamboree hosted by Bay City Western and finished eighth with 242 points. Saginaw Heritage was first with 27 points, Midland was second with 98 and Bay City Western was third with 113. Carman-Ainsworth will travel to Showboat Park today in Chesaning. — E.H . GOLF […]

POW/MIA

VFW post sets table for recognition day


FLINT TWP. — POW/MIAs – the nation’s Prisoners of War and other military Missing in Action – will be remembered Sept. 21 in a special ceremony at the VFW Post, 4138 Corunna Rd. The public ceremony beginning at 8 p.m. is being held as part of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, said Pat Akers, Americanism chairperson for the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, […]

September demo days for mentored youth hunters



AREAWIDE — Does your young hunter have the right sized firearm? Mentored youth hunting regulations, new for 2012, require that mentors ensure the hunting device is properly fitted and appropriately suited to the youth hunter. To that end, three of Michigan’s shooting ranges will offer a free demo day in September to help fit youngsters to their firearms. At each […]