I-69 work zone traffic switch is July 11-14

FLINT TWP. — Drivers on I-69 this week should plan a bit more travel time. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) plans to shift both westbound I-69 lanes to the newly constructed westbound I-69 roadway, as well as apply pavement markings and open the Hammerberg Road ramps on westbound I-69. Weather dependent, the plan was to reduce westbound I-69 traffic […]

Prep baseball All-Star game on Tonight

MIDLAND — The Fourth Annual North v South High School Baseball All-Star game will feature recent high school graduates and is scheduled for tonight, Thursday, July 12, at Dow Diamond in Midland, home of the Great Lakes Loons. There will be players and coaches representing 26 Mid- Michigan high schools participating in this year’s event. Chase Matusik will represent Carman- […]

Mallon Cup awarded at Flint Jr. Golf

GRAND BLANC – The Flint Jr. Golf Association held its annual Mallon Cup tournament Monday at Warwick Hills with Jackson Foguth and Jolie Brochu, both of Flint Powers, retaining their titles for the second season in a row. The girls’ side had a three-way tie for first with 84s between Fenton’s Keegan Miller, Lapeer’s Brooke Gibbons and Brochu, while the […]

MCC to host softball camp

FLINT — Mott Community College will be host its annual Summer Softball Camp on Wednesday, July 25 at the Mott softball field. Pitcher’s Clinic is 9-11 a.m., Catcher’s from 10 a.m.-noon. Either session is $40. A Skills session (hitting, fielding, throwing, etc.) will be held from 1- 4 p.m. that day for $50. Attend the Skills and one of the […]

Fireworks Show This Weekend

If you missed the Fourth of July fireworks displays, no worries. Area folks know that an impressive fireworks display is part of the entertainment at the annual Mid-East Festival held on the grounds of Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, 4133 Calkins Rd., coming up this weekend July 13-15. For the 11th consecutive year, the festival will offer fireworks […]

2018-19 Officials Registration Underway

GENESEE COUNTY – Looking for a way to stay involved with middle or high school sports? The Michigan High School Athletic Association is accepting registrations by mail and online for game officials for the 2018-19 school year. The MHSAA annually receives registration by more than 9,500 officials, and had 9,816 during the 2017-18 school year. The highest total of officials […]

GM ending water supply agreement

FLINT TWP. — A request from General Motors to transfer its water service for Flint Engine Operations from the township back to the City of Flint, has been approved by the township board with contingencies. One condition is that GM pays a tap-in fee, as set forth in the original 2014 water provision franchise agreement when GM transferred to Flint […]

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: avandaele@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to […]

Police department hires approved

FLINT TWP. —Samantha Buth will join the police force effective July 23 under a conditional offer of employment recommended by Police Chief Kevin Salter and approved Monday by the township board. Salter said that Buth will fill one of five vacant positions in the department and also will be the fourth female on the 40-officer force. The department is budgeted […]

LeBron joins Lakers’ greats

Fat Guy Corner

Fireworks in the USA were last Wednesday night. In the NBA, they came a little earlier as LeBron James ended all the speculation of where he was taking his talents. The landing spot was Los Angeles. I was not shocked one bit, as I thought that was a good fit for the Lakers, and James. The L.A. Lakers have had […]