Airport stabbing victim in good condition following attack

By David Fleet Editor Lt. Jeff Neville, an Atlas Township resident, was the police officer stabbed in the neck during an attack at Flint Bishop International Airport on June 21. His condition was upgraded on June 22 to “good” at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, according to a statement from Ilene Cantor, chief communications and […]

Brandon Schools balances budget

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-For the fourth year in a row, the school district is projecting an operating surplus. “We are financially strong, we have certainly come a long way from a few years ago,” said Jan Meek, the district’s executive director of business services. “We were able to add to the fund […]

School sex ed debate rolls on

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- There was plenty of talk about contraceptive use at the June 19 school board meetings, but whether there will be talk of it in the classroom next year remains to be seen. “This is not our duty,” said Board Trustee Bob Eisiminger during a special meeting preceding the […]

GHS Class of 2017 tops in SAT

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- The Class of 2017 walked away with more than their diplomas following the June 4 commencement. The latest class of 183 Martians will have bragging rights to some of the highest SAT scores of the 21 districts in the Genesee Intermediate School District. The Michigan Department of Education moved from […]

Concerns, issues vented following township house fire

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-On Monday, several Lake Shinanguag area residents expressed concerns at the township board of trustees meeting regarding fire department response time and water supply following a recent lakeside house fire. At about 10:30 p.m., June 12, fire departments from Atlas, Brandon, Davison, Grand Blanc and Groveland townships battled a blaze […]

Foreback inducted to Coaches Hall of Fame

By David Fleet Editor On Tuesday night, Martian Varsity Baseball Head Coach Bob Foreback was inducted into the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. “No coach sets out on a career to someday end up in the hall of fame,” said Foreback, 48. “But it’s an honor and without the support of […]

Walk Across America

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Ortonville- When James Leitner arrived in the village shortly before 6 p.m. June 7, he had finished his walk for the day, a 26-miler. It was the 22nd day of a 6-month journey that will take him 3,215 miles from America’s east coast to its west. “I’ve definitely learned a […]

One of California 100 found

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- David Wilkening is on a mission. Earlier this month, the 69-year-old Ypsilanti resident made the trek north to the placid village cemetery in search of the gravestone of Civil War veteran John Winship. With the assistance of some area historians, Wilkening located the marker and shared the story of his […]

Blackhawks soar

Blackhawks soar

From left, Ethan Hunt, Kevin Bickett, Josh Buda, Michael Allen, Nolan Tews, Jack Olson, Brendan O’Shea, Issac De Jose, Brennan Swix and James Gonzale. Brandon seniors jump during the Clap Out Walk Out on June 7.  Photo by Patrick McAbee.

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