Trust commits to presenting sponsorship for 2017 YWCA of Greater Flint Golf Outing, Circle Luncheon



FLINT — The YWCA of Greater Flint has announced the Stella and Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust, administered by Huntington Private Bank, has committed to being the Presenting Sponsor of both major YWCA events in 2017—the Annual Golf Outing and the Circle Luncheon. “The YWCA is honored to have the continued generous support of the Loeb Charitable Trust to assist us […]

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Michigan Milk Producers Association donates milk to Michigan food banks LANSING — More Michigan children will enjoy nourishing milk this summer thanks to 876,000 servings donated in June to the Food Bank Council of Michigan (FBCM). The donation honored the 50th anniversary of Kroger and Michigan Dairy’s partnership with the Michigan Milk Producers Association (MMPA). On behalf of the state’s […]

Police Blotter



Police arrest suspicious man approaching children FLINT TWP. — Last Friday, Township police arrested a Harrisville man who since has been charged by the Genesee County Prosecutor’s Office with Criminal Sexual Conduct – Fourth Degree, Indecent Exposure, and Indecent Exposure by a Sexually Delinquent Person, according to a police report. Police were called on Friday, July 14 at approximately 1:30 […]

Get eclipse-ready with Longway Planetarium



FLINT — Longway Planetarium is Mid-Michigan’s premier resource foreclipse information. On Aug. 21, an eclipse of the sun will be viewable from the continental United States, prompting its popular name, The Great American Eclipse. In order to safely observe the eclipse from Michigan, you will need to use eye protection specifically made to view the eclipse, or use various methods […]

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GISD program to host Relentless Tour with Anthony Ianni GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee Intermediate School District’s 21st Century Bridges to Success Summer Learning Program welcomes the Relentless Tour featuring Anthony Ianni on July 27 at 9 a.m. in the Genesee Career Institute Innovation Zone, G-5081 Torrey Road Flint, Michigan 48507. As the first athlete with autism to play Division 1 […]

Genesee County drug court awaits word about its share of $4.8 million




GENESEE COUNTY — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is funding of up to $4.8 million, over several years, for treatment drug court programs for people who are involved in the criminal justice system with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental and substance use disorders in Michigan. Judge Mark Latchana, […]

FJGA Mancour Cup goes to Goodrich’s Barth




FLINT – Trent Barth set a blistering pace in the two-day Flint Jr. Golf Association Mancour Cup race at the Flint Elks Club Monday and Tuesday, besting the field by 12 strokes. In Monday’s first round, Barth continued to dominate, carding a two-under-par 70 to lead the field by six strokes. Nine players qualified for the second round including Flushing […]

Volleyball tryout schedule for Carman-Ainsworth



FLINT TWP. – Girls interested in trying out for all three levels of volleyball at Carman-Ainsworth High are invited to tryout on the following days. All must have a sports physical updated on or after April 15, 2017 in order to try out. All practices and competitions are mandatory. Varsity tryouts for all juniors and seniors: Wed., Aug. 9 6-9:30 […]

Sports Shorts



Travel softball tryouts The Saginaw Bay Riverdawgs softball tryouts for the 2018 season will take place Aug. 12-13 at 3475 Hospital Rd., Saginaw. Tryouts on Saturday, Aug. 12 will take place at the following times: 10U 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 12U and 14U1- 3 p.m.; 16U 9-11 a.m.; 18U 11 a.m.-1 p.m. On Sunday, Aug. 13, 10U 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 12U […]

The untouchable Roger Federer wins big

Fat Guy Corner

It’s not very often that the Fat Guy leads off with a tennis story but this week I will. I am not much of a tennis fan at all for those of you who know me or read this column every week. What piqued my interest is the accomplishment of Roger Federer at The Championships Wimbledon this past weekend. Roger […]