In brief

C-A community link delivers deals for dads FLINT TWP. — Just in time for Father’s Day shopping, the CommunityLink online group discount program is offering links to deals on neck ties and miniature golf. The tie offer is $50 worth of merchandise for $25 from Jack Franklin Ties, an online leader in silk tie sales. The golf deal from King […]

Sports Shorts

Ice rink to host Mixed Martial Arts LAPEER — The Polar Palace, 3301 Davison Rd., welcomes Kombat Promotions VII on Saturday. Doors open at 7 p.m., fights start at 8 p.m. and card includes 11 amateur MMA bouts. Headlining this card is Almont’s Sean Cooper vs. Flint’s Eddie Evans for the promotions 145 lb. (Featherweight) championship. Flint’s Jerome Otler will […]

Cooperative repairs to be made for rutted roads

FLINT TWP. — Health Source Blvd. is an access road serving HealthPlus of Michigan and the Patty Lou Williamson dealerships but drivers also use it as shortcut from eastbound Corunna to south Linden Road or vice versa. At any rate, traffic and time have turned the connector street into a rutted obstacle course. But that sorry state of affairs soon […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Time for a change

The NBA Finals are all knotted up at 1-1 after two games on Miami’s home floor. The Spurs stole game one despite LeBron’s triple double in the loss. King James didn’t play a great game in game two, but his teammates sure did. The series now shifts to San Antonio for three games. I think the NBA needs to get […]

Wine columnist remembered as man of passion, service and family

LAPEER — David Ethridge was a man of many passions, and many friends. A longtime member of the community, Ethridge was known for his work as director of Oakdale Regional Center, his volunteerism with local charitable organizations, and his wine column that was published in The Davison Index. However they knew him, the community will certainly mourn the loss of […]

Tee Time

SATURDAY, JUNE 15The 15th Annual Marine Corps League Golf Outing will takeplace at IMA BROOKWOOD GOLF COURSE. The fee of$65 includes 18 holes of golf with cart, driving range,lunch, dinner and contests. Details: John Tuohy at 810-694-2923 or jpt1551037@comcast.net THURSDAY, JUNE 206th Annual Amy Simon Memorial Golf Scramble will be heldat CAPTAIN’S CLUB AT WOODFIELD, in Grand Blanc. Thefee of […]

Shopping for insurance?

FLINT TWP. — An Allstate Insurance office opened April 1 at 3613 Miller Road in the Genesee Crossing shopping plaza neighbors a Target superstore and other retail stores. Agency owner Steve Pake said he chose the location because of the high visibility and amount of people using Miller Road daily. Traffic counts are as high as 27,479 a day, according […]


CADILLAC SALES HELP BOOST GM The sales story at GM is large. That’s because sales of large pickups and large SUVs – along with Cadillacs – helped GM to another total company sales increase. GM sold 252,894 vehicles in the United States in May, up 3 percent compared with a year ago. “Cadillac is growing faster than it has in […]

New ReMax realty office opens in Lapeer

LAPEER —RE/MAX of Michigan is happy to announce the opening of RE/MAX Plus in Lapeer. Broker/Owner Bina Zuccaro has been in the real estate industry since 1996 and has been a RE/MAX REALTOR since 1999. RE/MAX Plus, which opened May 15, is centrally located to service Lapeer, Genesee, North Oakland and Tuscola counties. Along with residential real estate properties, RE/MAX […]

In brief

Hurley receives $25,000 for diabetes education FLINT — Hurley Medical Center has received a $25,000 grant from the March of Dimes to expand its Diabetes During Pregnancy Program — the only one of its kind in the area. Through the program, women receive individualized, one-on-one assistance from both a Registered Nurse and a Registered Dietitian who are certified in diabetes […]