2017-10-12 / News

Out of the past

10 YEARS AGO

October 12, 2007

Cammy Coughlin, Kim Carrasco and Pattie Olson launch their coat collection project at the Missing Sock Coin Laundry. The annual drive gives a timely boost to the annual Davison Care and Share campaign.

Sy Caryl, a 1977 Davison High School graduate, is proud to be a 3rd generation farmer. Sy and his mother, Deb Caryl, own D&S Farms off Cummings Road. They own 170 sheep and Sy sheers 20,000 sheep a year.

Charter Oaks Apartments is celebrating their 35th anniversary and honored their long-term residents with a catered dinner from Italia Gardens.

The Davison Cardinals varsity football team wins their 6th straight Big 9 football title by beating the Kearsley Hornets 38-0 in their homecoming game.

25 YEARS AGO

October 14, 1992

Annette Schramski, 1991 Homecoming queen, crowns Brandy Carey as 1992 Homecoming queen during halftime of the varsity football game. Davison won the Homecoming game 28-27 in overtime over Grand Blanc.

The automotive technology staff at Davison High School has honored several students during the past year. Honors went to Brent Renshaw, Dan Church, Jake Dorman, Farron Ezakovich, Mark Parth, Scott Kilbreath, Mike Coleman, Justin West, Brad Asher, Trevor Caryl, Jeffery Lundy, John Gallagher, Jason Sammons and Brian Edwards. Charles Draheim and George Johnston were the instructors.

Frank Burger was presented the Eagle Scout award at a Court of Honor in Flint. A member of Troop 137, Burger joined the scouts in second grade. He is a 1992 graduate of Davison High School and is attending the University of Michigan-Flint.

50 YEARS AGO

October 11, 1967

The Rustic Inn, 931 N State St, operated for the last four years by Juanita Batrow of Millington, has been sold to RJ Button and Tom McAvinchey. Mrs. Wilma (Willie) Rodgers will manage it for the new owners.

Our Men in Service: Airman 3/C David Mathews, Army Pvt. Mark Campbell, Seaman Reed Hammond Jr., Machinist Mate Fireman Walter Roberts and Air Force Cadet Davis Osborn.

A new apartment building will be constructed at 117 W. Flint St. at Genesee Street by William Deming. It will consist of eight one-bedroom apartments built on a colonial theme.

The Rev. Robert L. Sorenson, vicar at St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Mission at the corner of Davison and Oak roads, prepares to lead his congregation in a $150,000 fund-raising campaign for a new church sanctuary.

Gerald Croff, owner of Croff Heating, is planning for a sales office and work area on the property between Davison Plating and Rayola Florist.

100 YEARS AGO

October 12, 1917

A number of girls from Davison and vicinity during the past year have been drawn by that powerful magnet -----high wages----- to work in the factories in Flint. Instances are quoted of young women earning as high as $5 and $6 a day working on piecework.

Three of the Seniors of the ’17 class are attending school this year. Ivah Hill is in Ypsilanti Normal and Louise Downer and Blanche Snyder are taking a business course at the Baker College in Flint. Martha Smith, another graduate, is teaching at Kitchen school.

Compiled by John W Brooks

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