2014-06-05

Flint Township gets a ‘clean’ audit report




FLINT TWP. — Auditors from Plante Moran have issued a “clean’’ rating to the township’s audit for the year ending December 31,2013. So far the township has weathered nearly a $3 million drop in revenues since 2008, mainly due to declining property taxes, according to a report presented to the township board last month. Property taxes accounted for 37 percent […]

Tee Time



SATURDAY, JUNE 14 Love Inc. 3rd Annual Golf Outing at WASHAKIE GOLF COURSE in North Branch to help those in need in greater Lapeer area. Become a hole, cart sponsor, or play as a four person team. Scramble format with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Prizes for long drive, closest to the flag, and team winner prize. There will also […]

JAG grant spending approved




FLINT TWP. —After holding a pubic hearing for 2014 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) spending, the township board approved an interlocal agreement that will bring $262,970 into participating communities to support crime-fighting efforts. JAG funds are allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice and shared between the City of Flint, the City of Burton, Flint Township, Mt. Morris […]

What really matters

Fat Guy Corner

The Stanley Cup Finals have an East Coast vs. West Coast flavor to it. The Eastern Conference will be represented by the New York Rangers and the Western Conference by the Los Angeles Kings. What a series the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks played in the Western Conference Finals. It was one of the best NHL playoff series I […]

On a roll



Township Trustee Belenda Parker not only took a leadership role in applying for a grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to pay for a scrap tire round-up, she and Trustee Barb Vert were hands-on at the collection event last weekend. Parker reported that township residents brought in approximately 187 tires that were loaded onto a waiting semi in […]

Outdoor Calander



June 7-8 Free Fishing Weekend statewide. All fishing regulations still apply. Details: www.michigan. gov/dnr June 14 Bowling Pin Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Sign up starts at 9:15 a.m. ends at 2:30 p.m. $5 members, $10 non-members. June 21 Handgun Steel Fun Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Shooting starts at 9:15 a.m., last sign in at 2:30 p.m. […]

C-A’s Class of 2014 Top 10 graduates




FLINT TWP. — Leaders of tomorrow who have major brainpower are graduating from Carman-Ainsworth High School today. Half of the Top 10 seniors in the Class of 2014 finished in a five-way tie for first with perfect 4.0 grade point averages (g.p.a.). The next two top students finished in a two-way tie with 3.996 g.p.a.s and the tenth finisher posted […]

SVSU Camps Coming



UNIVERSITY CENTER — Saginaw Valley State University will hosts several summer camps coming this August. The university will host a special overnight experience in June that does not interfere with the numerous travel leagues. It’s a great way to see if SVSU could be for you. Details: http:// softball.svsusportscamps.com. — K.W.

In brief



Hazardous waste collection this weekend GENESEE COUNTY — Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Waste Collection is scheduled to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at two collection sites – Swartz Creek High School, and the Flint East – Water Sewer Center, 3310 East Court Street. Coordinated by the Household Hazardous Waste Consortium, collections are held periodically each […]

Softball camp coming soon



HARTLAND — Hartland High School varsity softball coach Carl Gabrielson, his varsity players and the Eagles Fastpitch coaches will conduct a camp July 14-17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hartland High School softball complex. Players will learn successful techniques in all areas of the game. The camp is designed for players of all skill levels. Players will […]