‘Oh, deer,’white-tail hunting time is here

Deer-season discussions often take place in hushed tones, accompanied by smirks and stifled laughter. It just depends who you talk to. At the age of 17, Adam Baudoux, is already a seasoned hunter. An employee of Brown’s Do-It Center in Goodrich, he’s well-versed in the macho mantra: What happens at deer camp, stays at deer […]

Drinking teen flees head-on collision

Atlas Twp. — A Clarkston teen ran, but couldn’t hide. The 19-year-old male driver was discovered hiding after fleeing the scene of an accident he’d caused. The Nov. 11 head-on collision took place in front of Oakland County Sheriff’s deputy, said Sgt. Detective Joe Parks of the Atlas Township precinct of the Genesee County Sheriff’s […]

Atlas Twp budget on track

Atlas Twp. — More than halfway through the fiscal year, Atlas Township’s budget is on track, says Atlas Township clerk Tere Onica. While only 33 percent of the year’s revenue has come in, the township has spent slightly less than normal for this stage of the budget year. “I think it’s a very positive sign,” […]

Bears nabbed for sheriff’s line-up

Goodrich — National Honor Society students at Goodrich High School have been hunting bear. The students have been rounding up cuddly stuffed animals for the Genesee County Sheriff’s Department to give children in difficult situations. “I thought it would be a wonderful idea to do the Teddy Bear Drive and help out kids whose parents […]

Fletcher finds family support in community

Goodrich — When the doorbell rings at Cheryl Fletcher’s house, her dog yips excitedly. Missy, who “thinks she’s a lap dog”, affectionately nuzzles a visitor’s hand. “She thinks people are coming to see her,” says Fletcher. The endless stream of company seems like family to Fletcher, whose life has drastically changed since she was diagnosed […]

Welcome home solider

Brandon Twp. — For his 13th birthday, Shelby Travis didn’t mind sharing the spotlight with his big brother Byron. Spc. Byron Travis had just come home from serving in the United States Army. “I’m pretty excited ‘cause he’s home for good,” said Shelby. Decked out in shades of red, white, and blue, the Travis home […]

Embezzlement suspect arrested in Groveland Twp.

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Groveland Post arrested a 23-year-old Holly female during a traffic stop on Dixie Highway near Tindall Road when she was observed speeding while driving a 1995 blue Chevrolet pickup. A lien check revealed the driver had a warrant for embezzlement. Unable to post bond, the suspect was transported to […]

Power outage leaves residents in the dark, again

Brandon Twp. — Last Wednesday’s power outage left local residents and business owners frustrated. At approximately 3 p.m. Nov. 19 power went out in the Brandon Township and Ortonville area, affecting 2,500 customers and shutting down area traffic lights. “A 40,000-volt line made contact with a 13,200-volt line,” said Scott Simons, spokesperson for Detroit Edison. […]

Goodrich carrier reaches million-mile mark

Goodrich ? Neither rain, snow, sleet, or dog bites have kept Judy Jones from logging one million miles of mail delivery. Jones was recently awarded the National Safety Council’s ‘Million Mile? award, commemorating her safety record during 32 years of service. Technically, no one knows for sure how many miles Jones has driven. The NSC […]

Fines waived with donation

Brandon Twp. -If you’re a Brandon Township reader with library fines, this is your lucky month. During December, all overdue book fines will be excused in exchanged for a donation. The Brandon Township Library is collecting non-perishable food items, canned goods, paper products, cleaning supplies, and hygiene products to help local residents in need via […]

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