2016-10-06 E-Edition

In brief



Michigan Credit Union League Partners with state to provide free seminars LANSING — On behalf of its member credit unions, the Michigan Credit Union League is working to ensure people across the state are prepared for retirement. This October, MCUL is proudly sponsoring a series of events put on by the Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS). These Securing […]

Delehanty Ford now accepting items for DESERT ANGELS

Dealership teams up to supply women, men in the armed forces with goods

FLUSHING — In an effort to help support America’s troops while overseas, Delehanty Ford has teamed up with The Desert Angels to create a new event titled “Treat Our Troops.” The goal is to fill 200 boxes with various items for the men and women of the armed forces that are serving in harm’s way. Many of the items sent […]

The Whiting presents Lemon Andersen’s County of Kings



FLINT — The Whiting is proud to present this engaging one man presentation of County of Kings Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. performed by Michael Angel Viera in association with Young Audiences, New York as part of the Literature to Life series. Adapted from the extraordinary life of slam poet, playwright and speaker Lemon Andersen, this riveting on-stage memoir will […]

Fighting for Flint



Last Friday at Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, Fight for Flint brought together a number of huge names from the boxing world. (Above) Roy Foreman, brother of legendary two-time heavyweight champion and Olympic gold medalist George Foreman, along with Matthew Soroka, Producer at Energy Media Group helped kick things off. (Below) Delvery Wofford, a super middleweight from Dallas, Texas, […]

In brief



Register to vote by Monday FLINT TWP. —With more people expected to vote in the November election than any time in history, former President Bill Clinton was in town Monday to urge Michiganders to register to vote ahead of the October 11 voter registration deadline. You can visit IWillVote.com to check your voter registration status and learn more about how […]

Home invasion suspect possibly in custody



FLINT TWP. –— Burton Police have apprehended a home invasion suspect who may be connected to four recently reported home invasions of occupied residences in Flint Township. On Wednesday, September 28 at approximately 4:30 am, Burton Police reportedly apprehended a home invasion suspect on Donovan Street in Burton. As part of its ongoing investigation, Flint Township Police are looking into […]

Police: Homeowner shot in his yard



FLINT TWP. — On Wednesday, September 28 at approximately 11:40 pm, Flint Township Police responded to a shooting in the 1000 block of W. Whittemore Ave. near Fenton and Bristol roads. Upon arrival, officers located a 35-yearold male Flint Township resident who had been shot multiple times. He was transported to a local hospital where he was listed in critical […]

It’s C-A Homecoming Week




FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth students and staff have been caught up in the festivity and pageantry of Homecoming all week, leading up to the parade on Friday and the big game and dance on Saturday. This year’s theme is Throwback/90’s Cartoons which will be represented in class parade floats. Seniors chose Scooby Doo; Juniors will have Teenage Mutant Ninja […]

More meeting dates set for township name change exploration committee




FLINT TWP. — A preliminary meeting last week to discuss changing the township’s name resulted in a plan to move forward including future meeting dates. Supervisor Karyn Miller introduced Jerry Preston as chairperson of a committee being formed to explore the name change suggestion. Preston previously headed a committee that led to passage of the township’s anti-panhandling ordinance in early […]