M-15 railroad crossing reconstruction begins Oct. 13

DAVISON — The Michigan Department of Transportation will be closing M-15 at the railroad crossing, Oct. 13-24. Canadian National Railroad will be reconstructing the railroad crossing, which has been the subject of much local criticism due to the rough condition of the pavement there. MDOT officials said during construction, M-15 will be closed to through-traffic in both directions at the […]

Homecoming 2014 ROCKS!

25th Annual Pumpkin Festival this weekend

DAVISON — The 25th Annual Davison Pumpkin Festival will begin Oct. 10 with a Trunk or Treat event downtown on Main Street at 6 p.m. The Trunk or Treat will be set up on Main Street from Mill to Third street. The Davison Downtown Development Authority plans on having other activities during the Trunk or Treat, like the Pet Costume […]

In brief

Open house at the Davison Area Senior Activity Center DAVISON TWP. — The Davison Area Senior Activity Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd., will hold an open house Oct. 11 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The center will be opened to the public to show the community what it has to offer. Light refreshments will be served. There will be a free van […]

Celebrating Homecoming 2014

Police Blotter

Tools stolen from home DAVISON TWP. — Someone broke into a home in the 1000 block of Vassar Road in Davison Township, between 4 p.m. Sept. 29 and 6:30 a.m. Sept. 30. Police found someone stole the homeowners tools during the breakin. There are no suspects. — G.G. Gas stolen from Zip’s DAVISON TWP. — The driver of a silver […]

The View Newspapers receive 54 MPA awards

LAPEER — The View Newspaper Group, publisher of The County Press in Lapeer County, and The Davison Index here in Genesee County, as well as 10 other newspapers in Genesee, Huron, Sanilac and Saginaw counties, won 54 awards in the 2014 Michigan Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. The accumulative work and awards bestowed on our journalists and graphic design artists […]

Flint radio icons to hold reunion

FLINT — Peter C. Cavanaugh, now prominently showcased in Cleveland’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, will be joined by other past and present Flint radio broadcasters in an “Informal Flint Radio Reunion” at The White Horse Tavern, 621 West Court St. in Flint, from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 13. Cavanaugh was executive vice-president and chief operating officer of Reams […]

Mott Foundation awards $5M in grants

Increases funding support for free, low-cost programs for kids and families at the Flint Cultural Center

GENESEE COUNTY — In an ongoing effort to preserve and enhance arts and cultural services for area communities and schools, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has granted more than $5 million in operating support to the Flint Cultural Center Corporation (FCCC), the Flint Institute of Arts (FIA) and the Flint Institute of Music (FIM), according to a press release. The […]


Among programs to benefit from this round of grants are: FIA• “The Art of Video Games”— a traveling exhibit createdby the Smithsonian Institutionthat will run from Oct. 25, 2014,through January 18, 2015.• START (Success ThroughArt) — program for 3- to5-year-olds enrolled in HeadStart programs in GeneseeCounty.• The FOMA (Friends ofModern Art) Film Series —featuring independent, international and classic films thatotherwise […]