Out of the Past

10 YEARS AGO MAY 20, 1998 The first Davison area firefighter on the scene prepares to attack a blaze in the 12000 block of Davison Road shortly after 5 p.m. Monday. Personnel form four area departments worked about four hours to bring the fire under control. Residents Bob and Sally Thielen escaped unharmed, but damage was estimated from $140,000-$150,000 for […]

Obituaries 5/22/08

Bernice “Penny” Schneider, 82, of Davison went to her Heavenly Home on Monday, May 19, 2008. Penny was born in Baltimore, Maryland on July 19, 1925, one of twin daughters of the late Charles and Florence (Thompson) Smith. Penny married Wilbur Schneider and they resided in the Baltimore area where she worked as a telephone operator. Penny recently moved to […]

Student of the week – Chelsea Wolfling

Chelsea Wolfling Grade: 12 Grade Point Average: 3.781 Community Service Projects: March of Dimes, Penny Drive, Career Fair, Project Rake-Up DHS organizations: National Honor Society, Symphonic Orchestra, Pit Orchestra, varsity soccer and tennis Parents: Paul and Arlene Wolfling Extracurricular activities/ hobbies: Playing soccer and my violin. I also like to draw and hang out with friends. Favorite subject: Art Future […]

Community Briefs 5-22-08

VFW Memorial Day service DAVISON — Davison VFW Post 4087 and Auxiliaries will host the Davison Memorial Day Service May 26, along with American Legion 267 and Auxiliary. The VFW will hold a service 10 a.m. at their Post Home, 9474 Lapeer Rd. After the service, they will go to the Davison Fire Station for the the Memorial Day Parade, […]

Hot Tickets 5-22-08

The Harlem Quartet coming FLINT — The Harlem Quartet hits the stage at 6:30 p.m. June 3 in the MacArthur Recital Hall of the Flint Institute of Music, 1025 E. Kearsley St. The Harlem Quartet consists of Imar Gavilan on violin; Melissa White also on violin; Juan-Miguel Hernandez on viola; and Desmond Neysmith on cello. All four individuals were First […]

Lapeer Deputies help children with show

LAPEER — The 29th annual Children’s Fund Benefit Show for the Lapeer County Deputies Association is fast approaching. Headlining the show is legendary musician Jack Scott and two local groups, Ron Dillon and the Barndoors and Sharon McCully. Scott started his musical career in 1957 with ABC/Paramount before moving to the Carlton label. While there, he hit the charts with […]

Long-time teacher retiring

By Monica Dufour INDEX Staff Writer DAVISON — Davison High School opened its doors in 1972, with Tom Tuttle teaching in room 344. This June, the earth science teacher will close the door for the last time. “I think the time is right for me to retire,” Tuttle said. “I’ve been teaching in the same classroom for 36 years.” Tuttle […]

VNSM offers hospice training

DAVISON — Visiting Nurse Services of Michigan (VNSM) offers hospice volunteer training sessions in June. No medical background is required for volunteers as no actual medical procedures are involved with volunteer work. Volunteers assist with patient and family companionship, special events, and office support. Hospice uses both a team of health care professionals and trained volunteers to offer pain management, […]

UM-Flint adds new journalism program

FLINT — The University of Michigan Board of Regents recently approved a new journalism program at the University of Michigan-Flint. Currently, no journalism degree is offered by the UM-Flint. The new program will offer students either a major or minor in journalism. “A strong understanding of ethics and commitment to community marks the new journalism undergraduate major program at the […]

In Brief 5-22-08

American Cancer Society benefit performance FLINT — The Flint School of Performing Arts presents Will Dance for Change 6:30 p.m. May 23 at the University of Michigan- Flint Theatre. The performance will include several student-choreographed pieces by FSPA modern dance students between the ages of 10-27. The showcase is designed as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. The featured […]