Who’s got mail?

Who’s got mail?

An adult Screech Owl  found a home in a mailbox along Bald Eagle Lake Road on Saturday. Lisa Harrison, an Ortonville Post Office mail carrier for the past 11 years found the owl during her route. Photo by Lisa Harrison.

‘Bald is beautiful’

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- Hats off to Emily Koon. But just until Jan.19 when the Martian Varsity basketball teams take on Beecher High School at home. Koon, 17, a GHS Senior is currently selling Martian hats for $20 embossed with ‘Bald is beautiful’ as her Capstone project. Her mission is to raise awareness of […]

Future of Iron Belle Trail considered

By David Fleet Editor About three months following township board of trustees vote ending the future of the Iron Belle Trail through Brandon Township, deliberation on just how the trail will move forward remains murky. Kristen Bennett, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Iron Belle Trail coordinator said debate over a revised route between Orion […]

Ganfield to coach Brandon Varsity baseball

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.- A hall of fame football coach will step away from the gridiron onto the baseball diamond and lead the Blackhawk Baseball program. Greg Ganfield, 68, who rolled up a 208-129-2 as a varsity football coach and was inducted in the Michigan High School Football Association Coaches Hall of Fame […]

Board OK’s Paint Creek drainage system redistricting

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-Oakland County will soon begin assessing to redistrict the Paint Creek drainage system. The township board of trustees voted 5-2 to give the county the go-ahead to begin the assessing process. Trustees Scott Broughton, Dana DePalma, Robert Marshall, Kathy Thurman, supervisor and Candee Allen, clerk voted in favor of […]

Final stages of village drain project moves forward

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-Field work is complete on a village drain project set to start this summer. That’s the word from Jim Gerth, director of surface water management for the Genesee County Drain Office on a renovation of a century old village drain system. An estimated 80 village residents could be impacted by the […]

DAR Good Citizen award

By David Fleet Editor On Jan. 7, the Genesee Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution recognized the annual winners of the Good Citizen awards, at the Fenton United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 119 S. Leroy St., Fenton. This year 13 Genesee County area schools participated where outstanding high school seniors who exhibit the qualities […]

Township transient changes

By Shelby Stewart Staff Wrtier Brandon Twp.- On Monday night the township board of trustees voted to adopt an amendment to modify Ordinance Sec. 46-6 definitions to include transient. It was passed in a 4-3 vote. Trustees Scott Broughton, Dana DePalma and Robert Marshall voted against adopting the definition while Kris Kordella, trustee; Terri Darnall, […]

Seeking nominations for BGYA—Youth Recognition

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Brandon Groveland Youth Assistance is seeking nominations for their annual Youth Recognition Night. Anyone can nominate a youth that they feel has gone above and beyond in helping people and the community or has been a general role model for others. Youths that are nominated must be school age […]

Roll call vote—perfect

By David Fleet Editor Both Republican State House of Representive members Joe Graves (51st) and John Reilly (46th) completed the year with a 100-percent voting record, taking part in all 511 roll call votes during the 2017 legislative session. The data is from michiganvotes.org. The 51st District includes Argentine, Atlas, Fenton, Flushing, Gaines townships, the […]

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