Hall Chrysler honors loyal employee




FENTON — Brothers Tim and Jim Hall were in a tight spot a little over eight years ago when they were opening Hall Chrysler in Fenton. Then Ed Hyypio walked in the door and said, “I am here to help you in any way possible to help you get your business started.” “I have extensive experience in the automotive industry, […]

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Tropi Tan supports Safe Graduation Celebration FLINT — In an effort to encourage 2013 high school grads to celebrate their accomplishments in drug-and alcohol-free environments, Tropi Tan Inc. has committed to giving free tanning sessions until Aug. 11 to nearly 2,700 local students who graduate and attend school-sponsored Project Graduation or postgrad functions. Tropi Tan will give the memberships to […]

King Par to hold golf outing



FLUSHING — King Par LLC will hold the third annual King Par Classic for the benefit of the Flint Junior Golf Association, June 24, at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club. This golf venue was the site of the PGA Tour Buick Open for 50 years. Now, many in the community will experience this pristine course while benefiting the worthy […]

Answer to his prayers

Korean War vet gets help from Good Samaritans


FLINT TWP. — As a young man, Fred Feltner served his country in the Korean War from 1951 to 1952. As an old man, Feltner, now 79, recently found himself embroiled in a domestic battle that cost him his home and much more. Feltner was only two days away from eviction from his Grand Blanc Township home of nearly 12 […]

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Great Lakes Twirling Academy fundraiser for AAU Junior Olympics FLINT — The Great Lakes Twirling Academy will hold a fundraiser for the AAU Junior Olympics in Detroit, June 1, at 4 p.m. at PD’s Pub, 5153 Fenton Rd.,Flint (Between Maple & Hill). There will be a spaghetti dinner with salad and bread, along with a silent auction Cost $10 per […]

Bubbles for Babies

Brendel event raises more than $800 for Hurley NICU


GRAND BLANC — Raising money in a tough economy is hard, but Lindsay Clark and her husband, Matthew, say they are going to continue to do what they have to in order to “give back” to the hospital that saved their son’s life. Easton, who just turned 2, was born with Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension (Neo-natal) (PPHN), and at birth was […]

Car dealers to raise money for C-AHS music



FLINT TWP. — The partnering dealership for a Carman-Ainsworth band program fundraiser has been changed to Randy Wise Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Al Serra Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, as previously announced is no longer involved. The Dodge brand and Randy Wise Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has teamed up with C-AHS’ Booster Club for a Dodge Booster Club Fundraiser at the […]

Cavs’ boys take first at SVL meet, girls ninth




BAY CITY — The Carman-Ainsworth track program has plenty of awards and accolades from years past, however, the Cavaliers added to that legacy on Wednesday when the boys’ team won their first ever Saginaw Valley League championship with 130.5. The Lady Cavs came in ninth with 37.5. On the boys’ end, Cleandre Robinson won the discus, tossing it 134- feet, […]

Cavs face stiff competition in district semifinals




FLINT TWP. — Home field advantage could give Carman-Ainsworth an advantage as several of the unknowns in the district were eliminated in the openers on Tuesday. The Lady Cavs host the No. 15-1 district drawing the round-one bye. Davison, 9-2-1 overall, 5-0 league, which won its inaugural Saginaw Valley League-South title, took out Waterford Mott in the first round on […]

Hardball teams poised for postseason




FLUSHING — While the Carman- Ainsworth varsity baseball team had the good fortune to draw a bye for the first round of the Michigan High School Athletic Association championship tournament on Tuesday, so has every other team assigned to Flushing district No. 3-1. That turned out to be a good thing as rain canceled most pre-district rounds across the area. […]