2014-07-17

Digging DEEP

CAHS students earn college credits


FLINT TWP. — Three Carman- Ainsworth High School students have willingly spent part of their summer vacation still in school. They elected to enroll in the Environmental Science, Supervised Studies of Environmental Issues course offered by The University of Michigan-Flint (UM-F) as part of the Dual Enrollment Educational Partnership (DEEP) with Davison Schools. William Norris IV, Noah Vanderhyde and Victoria […]

Elk license drawing results posted



AREAWIDE — Results of the license drawing for the 2014 elk hunting seasons have been posted on the Department of Natural Resources website at www.michigan.gov/huntdrawings. Two elk seasons will take place in 2014 with the first season set to run Aug. 26-29, Sept. 12-15 and Sept. 26-29. The second season will run Dec. 6-14. An additional season may be held […]

Third recall try filed




FLINT TWP. — After twice failing to gain approval of recall petition language against township supervisor Karyn Miller, a township resident is trying a different tactic. Lavonna Joyce Harris filed a third petition on July 11. This time Harris’ reason states: “On June 16, 2014, Supervisor Karyn Miller, voted to approve ballot language for the November 4, 2014 election for […]

Outdoor Calendar



July 19 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. $5 members, $10 non-members. Aug. 2-3 Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival at Bay City State Recreation Area. Activities run 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Recreation Passport required for entry to park. Includes hunting and outdoor recreation […]

In brief



Senderra Rx Specialty Pharmacy job fair Friday FLINT TWP. — Senderra Rx Specialty Pharmacy and Genesee/Shiawassee Michigan Works! will host a Jobs Fair at 4488 W. Bristol Road Friday, July 18, from 2- 6 p.m. Jobs Fair attendees are requested to bring their resumes and dress appropriately. For more information, please call or e-mail Lucy Strachota at (810) 233-3370 ext. […]

Henrickson Award



Restaurant/retail development to replace Miller Road dealership




FLINT TWP. — A Texas Roadhouse restaurant wlll anchor a new retail development on the site of the short-lived Jim Waldron used car dealership, 4140 Miller Road, which previously operated as Genesee Valley Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram and for many years prior to that as Chinonis Chrysler Plymouth Dodge. A site plan approved last week by the township Planning Commission showed side-by-side buildings […]

Home key for Tigers

Fat Guy Corner

The All-Star break is upon us and the Detroit Tigers go into the break a solid 6 1/2 games up in the American League Central. They closed out the first half of the season taking three of four from the Kansas City Royals. Why have the Tigers played so much better on the road this year than at home? That’s […]

Sonitrol honored as one of nation’s top 100 security providers



GRAND BLANC — Sonitrol Tri- County, a leading provider of verified electronic security to businesses, schools and homes, has been named one of the nation’s top 100 security providers in 2014, according to SDM Magazine, the leading security systems industry publication. This year marks SDM Magazine’s 24th annual “SDM 100,” ranking the 100 largest security companies in the U. S. […]

Tee Time



SATURDAY, JULY 26 Venture Global Engineering Charity Golf Outing at DEVIL’S RIDGE GOLF CLUB 3700 Metamora Rd., Oxford. 9 a.m. shotgun start $125 per player includes breakfast, buffet dinner, a gift bag with lots of goodies, raffles, and prizes. Winning team receives and award and free entry to next year’s golf outing. Benefits the Almont Band Boosters, Romeo Foundation for […]