2021-09-09

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The first known writings and paintings on walls were found in the Chauvet cave in France dating back 30,000 BC, but in the Egyptian tombs are where the most paintings or markings have been found, geologists say, back to about 3150 BC. The first public museum started in Paris, France, in 1793 called the Louvre, now the second largest in […]

To mask or not to mask, that is the question.

Your answer may be right for you, but not right for me; my answer may be right for me, but not right for you. I respect and protect your right to social-distance, wear a mask, shield, gloves, a hazmat suit if you choose, but expect you to respect and protect my right allowing me, not my neighbor and certainly not […]

Sloan to hold Golden Memories Vintage Automobile Gathering, Sept. 19

FLINT — Sloan Museum will hold the 27th Annual Golden Memories Vintage Automobile Gathering, Sept. 19 from 9 a.m.-noon. Sponsored by the Friends of the Sloan Museum & Longway Planetarium, Roaring 20s Ice Cream Parlor and Hot Dog Heaven the event is a car show featuring vehicles who have celebrated their golden 50th anniversary, free for both car owners and […]

Health department now requiring masks for pre-K through grade 12

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) has updated the initial mask order it released Aug. 12, to include pre-Kindergarten and grades seven 7-12. This order adding pre-Kindergarten and grades 7-12 was effective this week. The order will remain in effect until community transmission for Genesee County is categorized as “Moderate” by the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Sign up now for the ‘Out Pick the Fat Guy’ contest

Fat Guy Corner

Yes, the crystal-clear pepper jack cheeseball is all plugged in for the NFL selections this week. I know you all want to see who the Fat Guy likes this week. I see we only have 19 entries in the “Out Pick the Fat Guy.” What the heck are you waiting for to sign up? The winner gets a nice prize […]

New recall language filed against Matthew Smith



FLINT — A resident who unsuccessfully brought recall language against Matthew Smith last week has again filed new, revised language to have the embattled Davison Board of Education member removed from office. Resident Jenessa Phillips of Davison Township originally filed recall language Aug. 20 against Smith, a first-term Davison Board of Education member, after he was charged with a misdemeanor […]

Police Blotter

Phone, cash stolen from parked car DAVISON TWP. — Police were called to Freeman’s Auto Salvage, 10293 E. Lippincott Blvd., on Aug. 19 in response to a reported larceny from an automobile. A Davison woman told police she had parked her car at the salvage yard and went inside looking for auto parts. When she came out, she discovered someone […]

Charles Anthony Ikerd

CHARLES ANTHONY IKERD, 65, of Flint, died January 2, 2021. A memorial service will be held 12 p.m. Saturday, September 18 at Flint Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Road, Flint. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until time of service at the church on Saturday, September 18. Arrangements provided by Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller […]

Margaret Davidson

MARGARET DAVIDSON, 95, of Marion and formerly of the Davison area, passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Autumnwood of McBain. Margaret was born on July 19, 1926 in Davison, Michigan to Philip and Evelyn (Brown) Schneider. She was a graduate of Davison High School. Margaret began her career working at General Motors during World War II. She entered […]

67th District Court resumes walk-in arraignments

FLINT — Any person appearing on an outstanding warrant for a felony charge or an assaultive misdemeanor charge will be arraigned from 9 a.m.-noon at the 67th District Court- McCree For all other misdemeanor warrants, the defendant must appear to schedule an arraignment before their assigned judge at the Clerk’s Office at McCree. No warrants will be removed from LEIN […]