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Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for Jan. 5, 2012.
It's Thursday and here are some tidbits of news and information that we hope you'll find useful or entertaining.
Please also don't miss our video greeting (at right) from the 12:30-3:30 p.m. duplicate bridge players on Wednesday at the Hartland Senior Center, which is at the Hartland Educational Support Service Center. An evening session is also played 6 p.m. Thursdays.
1. The weather
More partly sunny skies are expected with a high near 37 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Winds will be out of the west southwest between 6 and 8 miles per hour. Tonight, more clouds roll in with a low of around 31 as winds pickup slightly to between 9 and 13 mph.
2. Fuel prices
Here's a quick daily survey of the regular per-gallon price, according to gasbuddy.com —
- Speedway: $3.59
- Shell: $3.65
- Mobil: $3.69 (cash is 10 cents lower)
- Lowest price at Hickory Ridge and M-59 in Highland: $3.41 at BP.
- Lowest price in the Fenton area: $3.49 at four stations: the Clark at N LeRoy and Third, the Marathon at N LeRoy and Glenwood, the Marathon at Silver Lake and Lincoln and the Mobil at N LeRoy and S Long Lake.
- Lowest price in the Brighton area: $3.34 at Costco at 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd.
We also offer searchable and real-time traffic and fuel prices via Mapquest on our homepage.
3. Jobs available in Hartland School District
Child care assistants, food service subs and bus drivers are needed in the Hartland School District, according to the January edition of Community Life.
Full-time openings are available for the child care assistants and are needed at the district's state-licensed child care center. Those interested can contact Linda Easton at 810-626-2780 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food service applicants can fill out an application at Village Elementary School between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. or call 810-626-2868 for more information.
Regular and subsitute bus driver positions are available by contacting the district's transportation department at 810-626-2175.
4. Oceola Township woman earns UM degree 52 years after start
Oceola Township resident Susan Kack, 70, received her bachelor's degree in English in December 52 years after first trying in 1959, according to an article in the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus.
5. Hartland trivia
Kudos to Tammy Chinn for correctly answering Wednesday's question — James Grubb, Melvin Hibner, Sheldon Latourette, Mark J. Hill and Kress Townley all served together doing what? Answer: They all served as part of the first school board in consolidated district in 1921.
Thursday's question: What Hartland youth team just won a tournament over the holidays in Pontiac? Please answer in comments.