2015-11-19

Season enders




FLINT TWP. — Lingering warmer weather recently allowed for a few more pleasant walks in the township park but there’s only about a month left until autumn ends and winter sets in. It serves as a good time for reminders about other seasonal endings. TRAIL END — The recreational Genesee Valley Trail is accessible year-round but officially closes December 1 […]

Area grad works way to MSU’s top runner




EAST LANSING – Gerald Holmes, a sophomore on the Michigan State University football team, has worked his way into the starting running back position for the Spartans. Holmes began the season at No. 3 on the depth chart behind LJ Scott and Madre London but has shown just why he was one of coach Mark Dantonio’s top recruits in 2013, […]

Chevy or Chrysler?




FLINT TWP. — Many studies have shown that men and women’s brains are wired differently. So it is no surprise that they think differently when it comes to making decisions such as which car to buy. A decision about whether to buy a used Chrysler 200 or a used Chevrolet Cruze pretty much came down to a battle of the […]

100 deer in one day

Genesee County buck pole draws big bucks, big crowd

DAVISON – Madden’s Lounge hosted its annual buck pole with the Flint Regional Chapter of Safari Club International as the main sponsor last Sunday. Big bucks and a crowd were the center of attention Sunday evening before awards were announced at 8 p.m. By nightfall, 21 deer were on the pole. Mark Thomas from Thomas Processing said that this was […]

In brief



Holiday bazaar and bake sale at Congregation Beth El FLINT TWP. — The Estelle Kaufman Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale will be held at Congregation Beth Israel, 5240 Calkins Road at Dye Road, Flint on Sunday, November 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offered for sale will be a huge variety of gift ideas from numerous artists and vendors. […]

Genesee County Buck Pole



Zachary Nesbitt was the winner at the Genesee County buck pole Sunday.

The Whiting Presents It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play



FLINT – The Whiting is presenting an evening based on a holiday classic. It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play will take the stage Dec. 10 at 7:30 pm. It’s Christmas Eve in 1945, and only a handful of WVL Radio’s actors have braved the blizzard to perform that evening’s broadcast of It’s a Wonderful Life and keep the […]

Waza Flo 1-1 on inaugural season in Flint



CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Flint’s first Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) team, the Waza Flo, staged an exciting start to the season with a foiled comeback by the Cedar Rapids to spoil the Rampage’s home opener 6-5 on November 15. Coming off a loss the night before in Milwaukee Waza Flo jumped out to an early lead in the first […]

Animal rescue crew saves mama, puppies from abandoned garage




CLAYTON TOWNSHIP – Edith Campbell has rescued a lot of dogs, but her most recent retrieval was one she won’t soon forget. As a volunteer with Pets in Peril, the rescue arm of the Clayton Townshipbased PAWS animal shelter, Campbell and others periodically deliver dog food to people in economically-disadvantaged neighborhoods. “We see lots of things,” she said. “And sometimes […]

The Lions did what?

Fat Guy Corner

The Devil was seen wearing a pair of hockey skates and a winter coat late Sunday afternoon. The Detroit Lions won a football game in Green Bay! Hell must have frozen over, as the saying goes! Sorry, couldn’t resist that one! Yes, the year was 1991 and Rodney Peete was the quarterback the last time Detroit came home with a […]