2016-04-28

WFBA introduces twp. board candidates




FLINT TWP. — Most candidates for township board offices introduced themselves and answered questions last week during a forum at the West Flint Business Association’s monthly meeting. Those present included both candidates for supervisor – incumbent Karyn Miller and challenger David N. Huffman. Two of the four candidates for township clerk attended – Kathy Funk and Shawn MacGillivray- Heston. Also […]

Fitted clubs are a good way to improve your golf game



Want a quick way to improve your golf game? Get fitted clubs. Around 80 percent of golfers say they can tell an improvement in their game the first time out after getting their clubs fitted. Club fitting normally takes around two hours. Measurments are taken of your existing clubs. Probably a brief interview about your golf game and goals. Club […]

Election signage ordered to handle high voter turnout



FLINT TWP. – Township Clerk Kim Courts has ordered new election signs to be placed outside of polling places to better direct voters and campaigners in the August and November elections where high voter turnouts are anticipated. Election signs and supplies costing $2,543.62, after a five percent discount, are being ordered from Election Source of Grand Rapids. Signs designating 100-feet […]

Golf Outings



Golf Outings is provided by View Newspaper Group to give area service clubs, charitable organizations, non-profits, sports booster clubs and other civic and community organizations an opportunity to publicize their golf outings. If your group or club is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for a charitable or community cause, email your outing information to: dnilsen@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to […]

In brief



Televangelist at Glad Tidings revival May 1-2 FLINT TWP. — Ron Phillips, senior pastor of Abba’s House in Chattanooga, Tennessee, will be the featured speaker at the revival for Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church of God, 4475 South Linden Road. Phillips is scheduled to speak at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 1 and again at 7 p.m. on […]

Lady Cavaliers put on hold



FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth’s softball game at Saginaw Heritage last Thursday was postponed. The Cavaliers were scheduled to return to the diamond on Monday at Saginaw Arthur Hill, however, results were not reported. Carman-Ainsworth returns to action today at home against Flint Southwestern and again on Friday against Grand Blanc. — B.P.

STAT EMS day



Co-owner of STAT Emergency Medical Services, Inc., Joe Karlicheck (far left) poses for a photo with Dr. Karen Weaver, the mayor of the City of Flint and his partner, Co-owner of STAT Marc Lund during the organization’s 15th anniversary open house on Friday, April 22 at their location on Third Street in Flint. Mayor Weaver officially pronounced Friday, April 22, […]

Temps continue to slow catch rates



GENESEE COUNTY — While the weather did warm up, water temperatures were still on the cold side so catch rates were slow. Those participating in the catch-and-immediate release bass season were doing well in the Great Lakes, inland lakes and rivers. SOUTHEAST LOWER PENINSULALake Erie: Catch rates for walleyeincreased with the warmer weatherand several anglers reported limitcatches. Most were trolling […]

Dr. Mona named to 2016 Time 100 Most Influential People



FLINT — TIME named Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative to the 2016 TIME 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The full list and related tributes appear in the May 2 issue of TIME, available on newsstands on Friday, April 22, and […]

CHRYSLER RAISES THE BAR AGAIN

All-new 2017 Pacifica Named to Wards 10 Best Interiors List

A fter spending two months evaluating 47 vehicle nominees and scoring each based on materials, ergonomics, driver information, safety, comfort, fit-and-finish and aesthetics, the editors at WardsAuto named the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica to the Wards 10 Best Interiors List for 2016. “The folks who put the minivan on the map in the 1980s have stunned the segment yet again […]