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In brief

St. John’s to hold education event DAVISON — On Aug. 27, St. John is hosting an Education Extravaganza from 6-8 p.m. Activities include bounce houses, a petting zoo, face painting, music and snacks. More...

Business

Back to the Bricks

Classic cars and crowds of people descended on downtown Flint last week for the 10th Annual Back to the Bricks event. More...

In brief

Financial Plus donates check to local Food Bank More...

Living

OTTOmatic Pride: Pioneer of Vehicle City Unveiled

FLINT — The Back to the Bricks organizers unveiled their sixth statue in their series of bronze auto pioneers this past Sat. Aug. 16 at noon on the corner of Court and Saginaw St. Otto P. More...

In brief

Shelter of Flint to host Crim Pasta Party FLINT — Part of the annual Crim Festival of Races, Shelter of Flint returns with The Crim Pasta Party on Aug. 22. More...

FSPA offers music and dance classes

FLINT — Enrollment is now underway for Flint School of Performing Arts private lessons, classes, orchestras, band, choir, dance and early childhood programs. More...

Sports

Davison father and son become first parent/ child national shooting team members

DAVISON – It’s been a very busy summer for Davison’s Pat and Drew Lieske. More...

Fat Guy Corner

Ready for some real football

The NFL preseason is only two weeks old and I am already bored to death. These first two games are such a waste of time to watch. I mean, come on, the Lions’ starting offense has only played three or four series! More...

Tee Time

SATURDAY, AUGUST 30 More...

Richfield Twp. sees changes in police dept.

RICHFIELD TWP. — There will be some changes in the Richfield Township Police Department soon, with the departure of one officer and the hiring of a new officer. More...

Bridge work on I-69 moving ahead, Irish Road closed

DAVISON TWP. – Work has been underway for more than week by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)) on bridge repair work on I-69 over Irish Road. More...

Sports Update

Boys' soccer hits the road

   Wednesday, August 27, 8:53 a.m. - SWARTZ CREEK — The Davison boys' soccer team travels to former Big Nine rival Swartz Creek on Wednesday. Full Story


News

Owner of longtime ice cream shop remembered

RICHFIELD TWP. – You never left the home of Virginia Sabo hungry, according to her daughter, who said her mother was eager to feed guests with either a good meal or a treat of free ice cream. More...

Back to School Blast, Human Flag canceled

DAVISON TWP. — Storms rolling through Davison the afternoon of Aug. More...

Burning trash

An Emterra garbage truck discovered it had a fire in a load of trash it was hauling Aug. 19 in Davison and was forced to dump the load in Shopper’s Alley in order to save the truck. More...

Viewpoint

The VIEW from here

Doctors being pinched by new federal rules

I haven’t been a fan of President Obama’s health care reform (I already hear dozens of letters already being written to me by those who are fans) and the more I hear about the trickle down effects of his reforms, the more I have to questi More...

Brandon will be missed, merger should be explored

Dedicated public servants are very valuable in our communities. Davison has been most fortunate to have a professional and dedicated man leading its police department for many years. More...

Serious commentary is needed sometimes

I found the letter by Ms. Post Mursu taking you to task for lack of seriousness in your editorials and your response in the Aug. 14 Index interesting. I think both of you made valid points. More...

Obituaries

ELIZABETH B. GREGORY, 81

ELIZABETH B. GREGORY, 81, of Davison, passed away August 19, 2014. More...

JOEL LAWRENCE THIEBAUT, 63

JOEL LAWRENCE THIEBAUT, 63, of away August 18, 2014. Joel was born in Manton, MI, on April 26, 1951, son of Joseph and Dora (Mathews) Thiebaut. He married Rosemary Spezia in 1974 in Davison. More...

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