It's Thursday and we are going to start including a quote of the day to help start everyone's morning. Today's quote is from Eric Hoffer:We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.
Here are some tidbits of news and information that we hope you'll find useful or entertaining.
1. The weather
There will be a 30 percent chance of rain today, according to the National Weather Service. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
2. Fuel prices
Here's a quick daily survey of the regular per-gallon price, according to gasbuddy.com —
- : $3.38
- Shell: $3.57
- Mobil: $3.48
- Lowest price at in Highland: $3.26 at Citgo S Milford Rd near Watkins Blvd.
- Lowest price in the Fenton area: $3.25 at the Marathon station at Silver Lake and Lincoln.
- Lowest price in the Brighton area: $3.27 at Costco at 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd.
We also offer searchable and real-time traffic and fuel prices via Mapquest on our homepage.
3. Fowlerville Man Enters Guily Plea in Deerfield Accident
Stephen Allen Lacosse II pleaded guilty to charges surrounding a fatal hit-and-run incident which happened last October that injured a Hartland woman, according to a story from WHMI. A man from Howell was fatally killed in the accident.
4.Hartland Gymnastics Offers No School Open Gym
There will be no school for Hartland students on Friday, so if you're looking for something to do to help entertain the kids, try starting at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $8.
5. Hartland trivia
Congratulations to Linda Bowen for correctly identifying Tuesday's "Where Is It?" snapshot. If you know where today's picture was taken, answer in comments.