I honor Memorial Day more now than I did when I was younger

I ’ll admit, as a youngster, Memorial Day was just a holiday to have a barbecue with family or enjoy the opening of the local swimming pool or beach. But now I appreciate my three uncles who served in the Vietnam War and the soldiers who have shed blood and died in all the nation’s wars. According to pbs.org, the […]


5-17-18 Div. 1 Regional at Saginaw Heritage Midland Dow 32, Saginaw Heritage 21, Grand Blanc 14, Holt 13, Traverse City West 9, Carman- Ainsworth 5, Grand Ledge 5, Lapeer 2, Davison 2, Saginaw 0 Singles No. 1 – Katie Speaks (CA) def. Davison 2-6, 6-1, 3-1 ret.; def. by Saginaw Heritage 6-0, 6-0 No. 2 – Mary Dollinger (CA) def. […]

Financial Plus Credit Union to host 2nd Annual Paws Party

FLINT — Financial Plus Credit Union will host their 2nd annual “Paws Party” on June 1 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. The event will be held at Financial Plus Credit Union’s Main Office located at G- 3381 Van Slyke Rd. This event aims to find animals a forever home. “We support the Humane Society in quite a few ways from volunteering […]

With batteries recharged, I’ve got a lot on my mind

Fat Guy Corner

The Fat Guy is back after a little vacation last week and it feels good to be back. The Preakness was a muddy mess last Saturday in Baltimore in the early evening. The Kentucky Derby and the Preakness were both muddy tracks and hopefully, the Belmont in three weeks will not be a muddy mess. The horse, Justify, has won […]

Flushing Women’s Club’s 52nd Art in the Park is coming to Riverview Park

FLUSHING — The GFWC Flushing Women’s Club is proud to host the 52nd annual “Art in the Park” on June 2, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Riverview Park, on Cherry Street, behind the Flushing A. Again this year, there will be many outstanding craftsman and artists participating in the event. Crafts will include metal work, wood work, pottery, paintings, clothing, […]

Cavs gear up for regional meet

MIDLAND – The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ golf team will have its hands full during next Thursday’s Div. 1 golf regional at Currie Municipal Golf Course in Midland. Teams need to finish within the top three of their respective regionals to qualify for the state tournament. The top-three individuals not on a qualifying team will also qualify for states. The Cavs […]

Hurley Medical Center earns stroke Silver Plus Achievement Award

FLINT — Hurley Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Hurley earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for […]

MHSAA Regional 10-1

5-18-18 at Midland Top two in each event and anyone meeting the state standard moves on to the state meet. Top eight in each event earn medals. BOYS Team scoring: 1.Traverse City Central 106; 2. Carman-Ainsworth 76; 3. Saginaw Heritage 75.5; 4. Traverse City West 75; 5. Flushing 72; 6. Alpena 59; 7. Mt. Pleasant 40.5; 8. Davison 40; 9. […]

Donut Day to be celebrated by Salvation Army, Wal-Mart

GENESEE COUNTY — June 1 is National Donut Day, a “holey” day for sweets-lovers and an essential holiday for The Salvation Army. In Genesee County, The Salvation Army has partnered with Walmart to celebrate the holiday by handing out free doughnuts and coffee from 7-9 a.m., June 1, at all area Walmart Stores in Genesee County. The Salvation Army is […]


Dodge is expanding its police vehicle lineup, adding a new Pursuit version of its Dodge Durango. “Unofficial testing results at the Michigan State Police 2018 model-year vehicle evaluation event created such a stir among law enforcement agencies that we simply had to find a way to build this vehicle,” said Steve Beahm, Head of Passenger Car Brands, Dodge// SRT, Chrysler […]

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