Township Trustee, Genesee County Parks Director Barry June retires

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Atlas Twp. —  After more than two decades serving in township government and six years as director of the Genesee County Parks, Barry June will retire. “It’s time for the next generation to step up,” said June, 62. “I replaced Emery Bennett as trustee in 2004 after he served as trustee […]

Coach Almasy wins 600th game as Martians take two from Cavaliers

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Goodrich —Martian pitcher Gavin Dunn held the Cavaliers to just one hit over seven innings, striking out 14 batters with Martian Catcher Carson Raether getting three hits as Goodrich shutout Corunna 7-0 in the first game of two at Goodrich. In the nightcap, Martian Cross Darby pitched seven scoreless innings giving […]

Linden Eagles edge Brandon Blackhawks 2-1 in Flint Metro League

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Brandon Twp. — On April 15, the Linden Eagles defeated the Brandon Blackhawks Girls Varsity Soccer team 2-1 at Brandon in a Flint Metro League game. “Solid performance by the team,”said Blackhawk Head Coach Richard Puleo. “Emily Bourn scored the only goal on a direct kick,” he said.  “BHS had seven […]

Brandon Blackhawk College Signing Day

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Brandon Twp.— On April 11, Brandon High School hosted College Signing Day for Brandon student-athletes. From the Blackhawk Class of 2024, a total of 15 students were recognized who will move on to study and participate in collegiate sports. “Our signing day event was to honor and celebrate the hard work, […]

Softball:Lady Trojans sweep Blackhawks

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Brandon Twp. — On April 15, the Owosso Trojans Varsity Girls Softball team swept the Brandon Blackhawks 12-0 in the first game and 17-0 in the second game at Brandon. In the first game, OHS Hailee Caswell nine strikeouts, 0 walks and gave up one hit. BHS Jaden Williamson had two strikeouts and three walks and gave up 13 hits. […]

Celestial show

Celestial show

The solar eclipse over Bowling Green Ohio on Monday. Several local residents make the trek southeast of Michigan to see a total eclipse. Photo: Dustin Scriven. By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Ortonville — For a few minutes Monday, the moon stole the suns show plunging temperatures, bringing street lights to life and craning necks skyward. On […]

New business: Young Entrepreneurs Market Day

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Atlas Twp. — Peyton’s Pastries which features delectable cannolis along with some amazing breads will return this spring to a unique event that showcases the next generation of business. From noon-2 p.m., April 21, the Atlas Valley Golf Club, 8313 Perry Road, will host the Young Entrepreneurs Market Day, the event […]

Architect’s feasibility study OK’d historic Ladies Library Museum

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Goodrich— On Monday, the Goodrich Village Council voted 4-0 to authorize H2A Architects to conduct a feasibility study of the historic Ladies Library museum. The study is expected to take about 20-25 hours to complete, at a cost $3,500 with $2,500 of the fees provided pro-bono. The final cost will be […]

Atlas Township PC meeting shifts to Goodrich Middle School cafeteria

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Atlas Twp. — At 7 p.m., April 17, the Atlas Township Planning Commission will hold their meeting at the Goodrich Middle School cafeteria, 7480 South Gale Road. The change in venue is due to the expected interest in the planning commission consideration to rezone a parcel of land at 11280 Hegel Road from Residential Agricultural […]

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