It's Thursday and today's quote of the day comes from Don Snyder:Let us hope that we are all preceded in this world by a love story.
Here are some tidbits of news and information that we hope you'll find useful or entertaining.
1. The weather
There will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 71, according to the National Weather Service. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
2. Fuel prices
Here's a quick daily survey of the regular per-gallon price, according to gasbuddy.com —
- : $3.99
- Shell: $4.07
- 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. Soccer Players Commit to College
The Hartland girls soccer team had three players sign letters-of-intent last month, according to a story in the Press & Argus. Lexie Schmidt wil be going to Bowling Green, Jessica Bentley has plans to play for the University of Indianapolis and Lindsay Scott has committed to Ferris State.
4. St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Village Manor
The Howell Senior Center will host a St. Patrick's Day Party today at . The old fashioned Irish celebration will include Irish tea cakes, cheddar and ale soup with fresh thyme, corned beef on rye bread, homemade potato wedges, and grass hopper pie for dessert while enjoying sing-alongs, funny stories, and ballads from the Irish folk band "The Pub Runners." Call 517-546-0693 for more details.
5. Hartland trivia
Congratulations to Stefanie Furge for correctly identifying Tuesday's snapshot. If you know where today's picture was taken, answer in comments.