Michigan Construction Career Day

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Howell — Several Brandon High School students recently explored opportunities in the trades. According to the Michigan Department of Labor and Employment, the state is experiencing a significant shortage of professional trades workers, which is expected to continue through 2026. Some of the reasons include much of the workforce is aging […]

Japan-Goodrich students fold together as pen pals

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Goodrich — A recent Goodrich High School graduate and current teacher connected with a new approach to an old idea that brought a small part of the world together. Pen Pals, a decades old way to encourage students to develop their knowledge of other countries through making new friends via writing […]

Strong, weak, brave, mother of chronically ill children

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Grand Blanc — This Mother’s Day, Heidi Molyneux has a simple yet effective message to all moms of chronically ill children, “Love on them as much as you can.” Molyneux, a former Grand Blanc resident and 1987 Grand Blanc High School graduate is one of countless single parents who contend with children with serious illness. The mother […]

First annual O-Ville Ice Breaker Baseball Tournament

Ortonville — The Michigan Blackhawk’s 8U Baseball team, coached by Dave Will, took home second place in the inaugural O-Ville Ice Breaker Baseball Tournament April 20-21 at Charles F Sherman Memorial Park, Ortonville. The 8U Michigan Blackhawk sluggers hit six home runs in the championship game but still came up short against the Foutch Baseball 8U Red team of Flint. The mid-April inaugural tournament was organized and […]

‘Vettes-to-go’ local racer, engineer shares his passion

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Brandon Twp.— In the world of fast cars, Danny Kellermeyer says a Corvette person usually has a Corvette in their blood system. “I was not at first,” said Kellermeyer, 77, a Brandon Township resident. “I dragged raced Monzas, Camaros and everything but a Corvette. Who could afford one?” Then in 1985, […]

Hadley Mill 150th anniversary

By Jeff Hogan jhogan@mihomepaper.com Hadley— The Hadley Township Historical Society invites area residents to join them to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Hadley Mill, 3633 Hadley Rd., on Saturday, June 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. An opening program will be held at 9:30 a.m., hot dogs, chips and beverage with donation will […]

Ortonville Post Office mail carriers to Stamp Out Hunger May 11

Ortonville Post Office mail carriers to Stamp Out Hunger May 11

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Brandon Twp. — After a four year hiatus, the Stamp Out Hunger food drive will return to the community.On May 11, letter carriers from the Ortonville Post office will pick up bags of non-perishable food items near area residents’ mailboxes. Bags will be distributed to area mailboxes to fill or items may be […]

Goodrich student named ‘Best-of-Best’ by GCI

Goodrich student named ‘Best-of-Best’ by GCI

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Goodrich —  Last month the Genesee Career Institute selected Goodrich Senior McKenzie Clifton as one of the top high school students from throughout Genesee County. McKenzie, 18, is an Early Childhood Education student and earned a Child Development Associate (CDA) during her two years of enrollment. The Genesee Career Institute (GCI) […]

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 […]

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 […]