Michigan DNR announces Free ORV Weekends

LAPEER COUNTY — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites off-road enthusiasts to enjoy two free ORV weekends on June 13-14 and Aug. 22-23. During these weekends, the DNR waives the requirement to have an ORV license or trail permit to ride an ORV on DNR-designated routes and trails, and on public roads open to ORV riding. ORV riders can […]

Softball team falls to rival Creek

The Carman-Ainsworth softball team got a tough draw in the district semifinal, falling to Swartz Creek, the eventual district champions, 10-0. Creek went on to top Kearsley, 3-2, in the title game.

37-year drought is over!

Fat Guy Corner

The drought is finally over in the horse racing industry! Yes, we have a Triple Crown winner in American Pharoah. This horse won the Belmont on Saturday in runaway style by 5-1/2 lengths and it could have been by many more. Jockey Victor Espinoza could have buried the rest of the field by more than 10 lengths if he had […]

Summer sports camps

June 13: Brandon Carr of the Dallas Cowboys will be hosting his 2015 Elite Football & Cheerleading Camp, for youth ages seven to 17, at Carman – Ainsworth Middle School located at 1409 W Maple Ave. Flint, MI 48507. 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Special guests include:- Dan Skuta of the Carolina Panthers and other NFL special guests. Details: Troy Forte, Event […]

Sports Shorts

Detroit Lions annual youth football camp GRAND BLANC – The Detroit Lions Football Education Division will host its annual Fundamentals Camp at Grand Blanc High June 15-18. Camp runs 8:30 a.m.-noon and costs $169 per attendee. Camp is open to boys and girls ages 6-14 who will be put through non-contact, fundamental football instruction with emphasis on player health and […]



THURSDAY, JUNE 18 A day of golf, food and fun is planned at the eighth annual Amy Simon Memorial Golf Scramble and Silent Auction on June 18 at the CAPTAIN’S CLUB OF WOODFIELD in Grand Blanc. The outing supports Make-AWish Michigan in memory of Amy, who died of cancer at age 13. Golfers will receive range balls, a continental breakfast, […]


Sometimes things are absolutely worth the wait. The sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro “offers higher levels of performance, technology and refinement and is designed to maintain the sporty car segment leadership earned over the past five years,” said GM spokesman Monte Doran. The Gen Six Camaro provides a faster, more nimble driving experience, enabled by an all-new, lighter architecture and a broader […]

Flint Firebirds to Host National Anthem Singer Tryouts on June 23rd

Auditions held from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Perani Arena & Event Center

Flint, Mich – The Flint Firebirds are looking for talented individual singers and groups to perform the American and Canadian National Anthems at home games throughout the upcoming 2015-16 season.  The Firebirds will be hosting auditions at the Perani Arena and Event Center from 6-8 p.m. (ET) on Tuesday, June 23. The Ontario Hockey League (OHL) Club is interested in finding […]