Cavs’ bow to Creek




SWARTZ CREEK — Chris Crowder won his match at No. 2 Singles, but that was the only victory for Carman-Ainsworth in a 7-1 tennis loss last Thursday at Swartz Creek. Crowder beat Creek’s Justin Hrychowian, 6-1, 6-0. Damon Haley went to three sets at No. 4 Singles before losing, 1-6, 6-3, 1-6, to Creek’s Chris Wilcox, and the Cavaliers lost […]

Sports ROUNDUP



CROSS COUNTRY The Cavaliers participated in the Cavalier Classic on Aug. 29 and finished in fifth place with 117 points. St. Clair won the event with 18, Brandon was second with 78 and Swartz Creek was third with 82. James Johnson was the top finisher for the Cavaliers in 10th place in 18:24. The Lady Cavaliers participated in the Cavalier […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Gridiron openers

College football arrived this past weekend and MSU escaped with a 17-13 victory over Boise State. Michigan was hammered and manhandled by the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday night in Dallas Cowboy Stadium, 41-14. The 90,413 paying customers was the largest ever in Dallas Stadium to witness a college football game. The crowd was divided half and half with Alabama […]

Tee Time



SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8Lapeer American Legion “Keeping it Alive” Golf Outing will takeplace at ROLLING HILLS GOLF COURSE. Register deadlinewas Monday, Sept. 3. Details: 810-664-9312 or 810-664-8418. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9Area 13 Special Olympics Classic Golf Tournament will be held atLAPEER COUNTRY CLUB. Shotgun start for the four-personscramble is at 9 a.m. Cost is $80 per golfer. Details: LaneOdalovich at 810-9338-8377. SUNDAY, […]

Auto Insider Newsbriefs



CHRYSLER FORESEES 2013 RAM PICKUP AS A HIT AT $23,585 Chrysler has announced pricing for 2013 on the Ram 1500 truck and it is backing up the vehicle’s value with plenty of statistics and information about what the truck is delivering to customers. Chrysler says, it is delivering bestin class fuel economy of 18 mpg city and 25 mpg high- […]

Wine Scene

The confusing world of Beaujolais

Beaujolais is a small area in southeastern France near the Rhone river valley and the city of Lyon. Noted for its fine food and light, fruity wine, Beaujolais is often neglected in being mentioned as one of the great wine regions of France; but with its quaint communes, lovely old inns, gourmet restaurants and friendly people it ranks high with […]

Protect yourself when shopping online



Many women love to shop. Be it hunting down the perfect pair of heels or scouring the stores for an ideal evening gown, shopping is often a far bigger thrill for women than it is for men. Since the dawn of the Internet, more and more women have embraced online retailers, choosing to forgo crowded malls or department stores in […]

CALENDAR of events



Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to calendar@mihomepaper.com or visit the website, www.mihomepaper.com to submit events through the online form. ART/THEATRE TUESDAYSMessy Art Tuesdays at the FlintChildren’s Museum, 1602 W. UniversityAve., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details: CallKimberly Roddy at 810-767-5437. THURSDAYSMusic Makers Thursdays at […]