Township road renewal millage on May 5 ballot

FLINT TWP. — Over the past ten years, township officials have spent about $5 million on local road repair, paid for with road millage money, said Township Supervisor Karyn Miller, as part of a reminder that a renewal of the 10-year millage will be put to voters on the May 5 ballot. After reading aloud the language of the ballot […]


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In brief

Volunteers sought for fire safety project FLINT TWP. — The American Red Cross will be at fire station No. 1, 5331 Reuben, on Saturday morning, April 29, to assemble and lead volunteers on a community canvassing project to install free home smoke alarms. The plan is to identify township homes needing smoke alarms then returning at a later date in […]

Cavaliers drop soccer game at Valley Lutheran

Melody Bamford was the only Cavalier to find the back of the net last Friday as the Carman-Ainsworth girls’ soccer team hit the road for a 7-1 loss to Saginaw Valley Lutheran. “A much better effort for the team despite the score,” said coach Jessyca Mathews. “Many of the goals were done by our lack of concentration and poor touch […]

Missing man found

FLINT TWP. — A man reported missing three weeks ago has been found, township police are reporting. Steve J. Marsh, 67, was located on April 15 and contacted by an assisting police agency. He left the area of his own free will and was not in danger, according to police. His family reported him missing on March 30, concerned about […]


When it came to reducing the weight of the 2015 Ford F-150, it was the little things that added up. Ford engineers responsible for the all-new F-150 were tasked with taking weight out of the truck while improving its capability to accomplish all of the work owners expect of the toughest, smartest, most capable and efficient F-150 ever, said Ford […]

Proposed Graham Rd. repairs hit rough patch

FLINT TWP. —Some rough patches on Graham Road near Corunna Road hit a bump in the road when a proposed plan to fix them failed at Monday’s township board meeting. Dead silence met Supervisor Karyn Miller’s call for a motion to approve a milling and paving project on Graham, south and north of M-21 (Corunna). A cost estimate of $168,001 […]

Lapeer Community Spring Expo promises entertainment and more this Sunday

LAPEER – The Lapeer Community Spring Expo is tomorrow and the excitement is building. With 69 vendors and hundreds of community members expected, this year’s event, set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Sunday, April 26, is on track to be bigger and better than last year’s first-ever event. Where’s the story?4 Points Mentioned Part of that excitement is thanks […]

Valley Eye Consultants opens on Lennon

FLINT TWP. — The sign out front has changed but the use is pretty much the same for the contemporary brick office building at 4281 Lennon Road at Dutcher Road that had sat vacant since April 2013. Since March 25, it is now Valley Eye Consultants, the office of ophthalmologist Robert J. Zendler II, who relocated from the Cornerstone Office […]

Flint-area distributor wins award from MillerCoors

FLINT — Family owned beer distributorship John P. O’Sullivan Distributing Inc. has won the national “MillerCoors President’s Award,” which recognizes sales excellence by rewarding the top performing distributors from the five MillerCoors sales regions during 2014. This is the second time that the second-generation family business has won the award in the last four years. “We are very proud to […]