2016-08-11

Back to the Bricks kicks off Tuesday




Editor’s Note: View Newspaper Group is proud to be a Media Platinum Sponsor of Back to the Bricks and the official publisher of the Back to the Bricks event guide which can be found in today’s paper. Check out the Event Guide for a full schedule and much, much more. Happy cruisin’! FLINT — Back to the Bricks founder Al […]

CHEESEBURGER IN CASEVILLE

2016 EVENT HIGHLIGHT SCHEDULE

See www.casevillechamber.com for complete schedule FRIDAY • AUGUST 12TH10am Beautiful Baby Contest Starts – Runs through Saturday, August 16th KeepsakesNoon-5pm Craft Show Caseville School1pm Annual Cheeseburger Kick-Off – The Big Hole Golf Tournament Scenic Golf Course3-6pm Matt Wahl – Fun Loving Acoustic Performer Sponsored by Eventheat Kiln Memorial/City Park4pm Kiwanis Best Cheeseburger Contest Chamber of Commerce7:30-10:30pm Jim Asbell & The […]

What a beautiful sight



Road resurfacing crews were out working late week on Dutcher Road and lo and behold by Friday, August 5, after four months of detours, the road was reopened to traffic – about two weeks ahead of the previously announced August 19 completion date. It still needs lane restriping though. According to the Road Commission, about 6200 vehicles per day use […]

Carman-Ainsworth announces 2016 Hall of Fame Banquet



FLINT TWP. – Carman- Ainsworth High will induct its newest class of sports stars into the Carman-Ainsworth Hall of Fame in October. The banquet will take place on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Holy Redeemer Family Life Center, 1227 East Bristol Road, Burton, MI 48529. Social hour will run from 4:30-5:30 p.m. with dinner starting at 5:30. The Hall of Fame […]

Bicyclist critically injured in hit and run



FLINT TWP. — On Monday, August 8, at approximately 3:19 pm, the Flint Township Police Department responded to the area of Dutcher St. and Taft Rd. for a personal injury crash involving a bicyclist, according to a press release. The bicyclist, a 54 male Flint Township resident, was transported to an area hospital and is currently listed in critical condition. […]

Piling up



Perhaps pick-ups are not keeping pace with drop-offs or the hotter-than-usual Dog Days of summer have increased thirst and water usage. The end result is an overflow of water bottle returns at a recycling bin in the Sam’s Club parking lot on Corunna Road and the beginnings of an eyesore. This recycling bin was placed in the lot a couple […]

Official township primary election results




FLINT TWP. — It looks like there won’t be any recounts for the close finishes in the races for township clerk and trustee in last week’s election. Any candidate who wants to challenge the results has until Thursday, August 11, to file, according to a clerk in the Genesee County elections office. As of Tuesday, the clerk’s office had not […]

Clipping clipped as prep sports begin



LAPEER COUNTY – Clipping has been eliminated in high school football, the biggest playing rules change on the horizon for member schools of the Michigan High School Athletic Association, which formally begin practice for 2016-17 fall sports next week. Practice in football must begin on Aug. 8 for all schools wishing to begin regular-season games the weekend of Aug. 25-27. […]