A little board humor

FLINT TWP. — A couple of humorous gifts came with Trustee Frank Kasle’s report to the township board about what he did on a recent vacation. He presented a “talking stick” to Supervisor Karyn Miller and a blasted granite rock chunk to Trustee George Menoutes. Kasle explained that both souvenirs were purchased during a recent bus trip with his wife, […]

Teammates 1-2 in Mallon Cup

GRAND BLANC – Anthony Castanos sank a 15-foot par putt on the 18th hole to edge Grand Blanc High teammate Alex Finsterwald by one stroke and win the Mallon Cup Challenge on Monday at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club. Castanos came in with a par-72 about two hours after Finsterwald had posted his 73 in the first group of […]

Second Adopt-A-Highway cleanup of year coming Saturday

GENESEE COUNTY — Be on the look out for their neon green safety vests as thousands of Adopt-A-Highway volunteers will be out picking up litter along state roadways starting Saturday, July 11, as they’ve done each summer since 1990. Participants in the popular Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) program will clean highway roadsides from July 11 to 19 during the […]


MONDAY, JULY 13 The Lapeer Kiwanis String Scramble will be held July 13 at METAMORA GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. The $95 entry fee includes lunch and dinner. Special events include closest to pin, longest drive, hole in one contest and putting contest. Contact Craig Watson at 810-441-7336. MONDAY, JULY 20 The Ninth Annual […]

New restaurant open on Linden Road

FLINT TWP. — The CopperWood Grille Bar & Grill, 2055 South Linden Road, is a new face in the Lincor Plaza. It opened in mid-May in a building briefly occupied by Beef & Barley American Kitchen, which closed earlier this year. Prior to that, for 18 years, the spaced housed Ruggero’s Italian restaurant before it moved in July 2012 to […]


The 2017 F-150 Raptor – Ford’s toughest, smartest, most capable offroad truck ever – recently completed more than 1,000 miles of testing in the southwestern United States. Over 1,028 miles of desert trail designed to parallel the Baja race course in Mexico, the 66-mile route featured a wide range of surfaces including fast sandy washes, deep-rutted silt beds, steep climbs […]

Patriotic Par

The 2015 King Par Classic was held June 29 at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club. Pictured: Color Guard of the United States Navy League Sea Cadet Tomcat Squadron (Training Ship Tomcat) with Janina Jacobs singing the National Anthem to open the 2015 King Par Classic. The golf fundraiser event is to benefit Flint Junior Golf.

In brief

Loeb Charitable Trust renews its YWCA of Golf Classic support FLINT — The Stella and Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust, administered by First Merit Private Bank, has generously provided a $4,000.00 grant to the YWCA of Greater Flint in support of the YWCA’s 18th Annual Golf Classic. The event is being held at Atlas Valley Country Club on Monday, July 27th, […]

I wish I could quit you Target

I’m going to go out on a limb and say something no one wants to hear, but we should all probably agree on. We all need to stop shopping at Target. I was reminded of this a few weeks ago when I talked my hubby into making a stop there under the guise of needing granola bars and trash bags. […]

Camp Copneconic

FENTON — Camp Copneconic welcomes all to join in their 100 year celebration with several community events this month, along with an ever-expansive list of themed adventure options for youth, seeking unforgettable summer memories that will last a lifetime. “Although times have changed, kids haven’t. The want the same things. It might sound cliché, but our saying of Making the […]