It's Thursday and today's quote of the day comes from Mel Brooks:Humor is just another defense against the universe.
Here are some tidbits of news and information that we hope you'll find useful or entertaining.
1. The weather
Patchy fog before noon, according to the National Weather Service. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
2. Fuel prices
Here's a quick daily survey of the regular per-gallon price, according to gasbuddy.com —
- : $3.99
- Shell: $4.15
- Mobil: $3.99
- Lowest price at in Highland: $3.84 at Citgo S Milford Rd near Watkins Blvd.
- Lowest price in the Fenton area: $3.72 at the Marathon station at Silver Lake and Lincoln.
- Lowest price in the Brighton area: $3.84 at Costco at 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd.
We also offer searchable and real-time traffic and fuel prices via Mapquest on our homepage.
3. Village Elementary's Fun Fair & Silent Auction
On Saturday, starting at 11 am, bring your day of games, prizes, food, bounce houses, 50/50 raffle, crafts, a Silent Auction and more. Public is welcome.
Ticket Prices for Games & Bounce Houses
- $1 = 4 tickets
- $5 = 20 tickets
- $10 = 40 tickets
- $20 = 80 tickets
4. Hartland Wins Their First State Title in Archery
The Hartland Archery Teams, made up of nearly 100 students from 5th to 12th grade, won their first state title over 30 other schools. Results include:
High School Division:
1st – Hartland High = 3412 (out of a possible 3600)
2nd – Gaylord = 3407
3rd – Northwoods = 3329
Middle School Division:
1st – Hartland Middle Blue = 3236 (out of a possible 3600)
2nd – Hartland Middle Gold = 3012
3rd – Kent City = 2883
Elementary School Division:
1st – Hartland Elementary = 3123 (out of a possible 3600)
2nd – Portage = 2286
3rd – Palo = 2165
5. Hartland trivia
Congratulations to "NotLazy" for correctly identifying Tuesday's snapshot. If you know where today's picture was taken, answer in comments.