2016-01-07

Not living up to the hype on many fronts

Fat Guy Corner

The Michigan State Spartans put a buzz kill to the year 2015. Alabama, as predicted by the Fat Guy, steamrolled Sparty 38-0 in the Cotton Bowl on New Year’s Eve. I thought the interception Connor Cook threw right before halftime was a huge dagger. The score would have closed the gap to 10-7 and we would have had a ball […]

Two trustees oppose board hiring practices




FLINT TWP. — Favoritism and nepotism were words used to describe the township board’s decision to hire Paul Nebraski as a full-time utility two clerical worker. He already has been working parttime for the township and is married to Deb Nebraski, an assistant to township supervisor Karyn Miller since November 2012. Trustees Barb Vert and Belenda Parker in recent months […]

Thinking spring? Apply for spring turkey hunting now



LAPEER COUNTY — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that the spring turkey hunting application period is now open. “If you are looking to hunt one of the limited-license turkey hunts, make sure to apply now,” said DNR upland game bird specialist Al Stewart. “If you’re looking for broader statewide options in your hunt, you may want to […]