Outpouring of support for senior citizens ‘Pig Roast’

FLINT TWP — The second annual “Pig Roast” fundraiser hosted by the Flint Township Center Senior Center last Saturday was a roaring success thanks to support from several businesses, organizers said. The sold-out event included food and games including Bingo and Euchre. Tickets were limited to 100 people. Many area businesses donated gift cards as prizes. They included Tim Hortons, […]

Embarrassing !

Fat Guy’s Corner

First of all, my NFL picks are a total embarrassment this football season! I am dead last in just about every single pool I have entered into this season. There is now no chance of extending my over-.500 streak against the spread. That is a huge disappointment for a man who used to pride himself on being able to handicap […]

In brief

C-A gearing up for homecoming week FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Schools will celebrate Homecoming Week Oct. 7 -12. Floats are being prepared for the big pre-game parade on Friday, Oct. 11. Same as in past years, the parade will begin at South Baptist Church on Van Slyke Road and proceed south to Maple Road then east to the Middle School. […]

Outdoor calendar

NOW-Nov. 14 Ruffed grouse hunting season. Sept. 28 Wolf hunting licenses on sale through Oct. 31 or until license quotas have been met. Details: www.michigan. gov/ dnr Oct. 1-Nov. 14 Archery deer hunting season, statewide. OCT. 6 Trapping seminar at the Marlette Sportsmen’s Association at 4 p.m. Topics such as fox, coon, mink and muskrat trapping plus fur handling will […]

Leadership coach gives ‘adult’ advice

FLINT TWP. — Gossiping, complaining, whining, criticizing and blaming are some negative adult behaviors too often found in the workplace and life coach Bill Diedrich has some advice for you. Grow up. “The average 40-year-old is a 12-year-old with 28 years of experience,” Diedrich said in his talk last week to the West Flint Business Association. “Because we are still […]

Tee Time

Tee Time is sponsored by View Newspaper Group to give area service clubs, charitable organizations, non-profits, sports booster clubs and other civic and community organizations an opportunity to publicize their golf outings. If your group or club is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for a charitable or community cause, email your outing information to: sthompson@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to […]

Building unveiled

Larry H. R. White, Co-Owner/Executive Vice President of Patsy Lou Auto Group, right, presents The Connection Center- Building 4 to the media on Sept. 20. From left, Building 4 Project Manager, Danielle Dikos, Don Williamson, Celeste Briggs, Director Women’s Retail Network for General Motors and Patsy Lou Williamson. The Connection Center is the first in the nation digital concept aimed […]


Since its launch as a stand-alone division of Chrysler Group in 2009, the Ram Truck brand has experienced steady sales increases. “Ram trucks have achieved more than three years of consecutive year-over-year sales gains,” said Reid Bigland, president and CEO – Ram Truck Brand, Chrysler Group. “We’re seeing everything from premium, luxury trucks to value-priced models doing very well.” But […]

In brief

28th Annual Whaley golf classic raises $67,000 FLINT — Whaley Children’s Center hosted the 28th Annual Whaley Golf Classic presented by Client Financial Services on Sept. 9 at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club. The event was co-hosted by George Blaha, voice of the Detroit Pistons, and Mateen Cleaves, Flint native and former Michigan State University basketball star and Detroit […]


Chevrolet introduced the 2015 Tahoe and Suburban, all-new versions of the its full-size SUVs, on Sept. 12 in New York. Introduced in 1935, the Suburban is the segment’s founder and the industry’s oldest continuously available nameplate, while Tahoe is the segment’s sales leader, said Chevrolet spokesperson Michelle Malcho. The 2015 Chevrolet Suburban represents the 80th anniversary and 12th generation of […]