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Kids bring out winter’s one redeeming quality

I am not fond of winter. In fact, I really have come to loathe winter weather as I’ve gotten older. The last time I wrote about hating snow, ice and sub-zero temperatures, I was told by some readers I was missing out on all the things they enjoyed about winter, like snowmobiling, ice hockey, skiing and ice fishing. Some readers […]

Church reaches out for Valentine’s Day




FLINT TWP. — Spending holidays away from home, friends and family can be a pretty forlorn experience, but that feeling should be eased this Valentine’s Day for 24 people with ties to South Baptist Church. The church at G-4091 Van Slyke Rd. has been shipping Valentine’s Day treat boxes for about 35 years to students away in college and people […]

Hurley Medical to celebrate 56th birthday



FLINT— Hurley Medical Center Auxiliary members will celebrate the organization’s 56th birthday at a luncheon at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1309 North Ballenger Highway, beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 19. A check for $75,000 will be given to Melany Gavulic, Hurley President and Chief Executive Officer, representing the Auxiliary’s last payment toward a $500,000 pledge for the Emergency Department […]

In brief



Genesee Wind Symphony to perform Feb. 18 FLINT — The Genesee Wind Symphony, conducted by Bruce Nieuwenhuis, will perform its annual “Presidents’ Day” concert Feb. 18, at Woodside Church 1509 East Court St., starting at 7:30 pm. The concert, titled “American Experiences,” will include From Main to Oregon, a march by John Philip Sousa on the 100th anniversary of its […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Feb. 15, 419 with special guests Lord Humungus, Cacophonous Incantation and A Sleepless Malice. This is a low dough concert. Eye Empire with special guests 3 Years Hollow and Westfall. will perform Feb. 16. This is a low dough concert. David […]

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Sudoku



Fill in the grid so that every row, every column and every 3×3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. You can’t change the digits already provided in the grid. Every puzzle has just one correct solution.

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Cavaliers sending seven to collegiate level




FLINT TWP. — As the varsity athletic programs at Carman-Ainsworth continue to grow, so does the annual list of athletes the school has signing national letters-of-intent to compete in collegiate athletics. For 2013, that number swelled to seven and includes baseball standout Justin Hubbard, soccer competitor Shelby Marsh and football players Antwon Curtis, Duane Haskins Jr., Alton Yarbrough, Cleandre’ Robinson […]

Cavs grab individual, team titles




DAVISON — Amidst 14 different weight classes at Davison individual district No. 2-1 last Saturday, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity wrestling team was able to qualify seven athletes for regionals this Saturday at Saginaw Heritage No. 2-1. The jewel of this crown for the Cavaliers was Tay Pendleton winning the 189 lb. championship by following his first-round bye with victories over Grand […]