Diplomat turns atrium into art gallery



FLINT – From April 24-26, Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy’s 11,000-square-foot atrium will be temporarily transformed into an art gallery celebrating the students in YouthQuest’s afterschool program. The three-day ArtQuest exhibition will be open to the public and centers around the theme of “Art in Motion.” Visitors will find that the more than 1,500 pieces on display either depict motion or were […]

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announces 2018 State Veteran Home Construction Grants LANSING — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs authorized funding from the VA State Veterans Home Construction Grant Program to build two new veterans homes in Grand Rapids and southeast Michigan. The grant award letter received on April 13 authorized Michigan to spend up to $123 million on […]

Organ donation run gearing up in Flushing



FLUSHING — The Donation Nation race at Flushing County Park will take place April 28. This race, which benefits organ donation awareness, takes place at Flushing Park’s one mile loop. Participants will compete to see how many times they can run the loop in the 60 minute time limit. Participants are urged to create a team and have a different […]

Activist and actress Jenifer Lewis is 2018 Ballenger Eminent Person at MCC



FLINT — One of Hollywood’s most familiar faces, activist, comedienne, singer and award-winning actress Jenifer Lewis will speak about her career, her activism and her new memoir “The Mother of Black Hollywood” as part of the Ballenger Eminent Persons Lecture Series of Mott Community College (MCC) on May 11. The presentation will be at 7 p.m. at The Whiting in […]

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CAMS robotics team headed for World Competition FLINT TWP. — MO’ Peeps, the Carman- Ainsworth Middle School VEX Robotics Team, is attending the VEX World Competition April 25-28 in Louisville, KY. For the second year in a row, the team is the Middle School State Champions in VEX Robotics and two of only six teams from Michigan eligible to attend […]

Wildebeest Run update



An article last week regarding the Donation Nation Race should have said the Wildebeest Run is still a local non-profit and organizers plan to return with their race. Donation Nation is only taking the race’s time slot. The Wildebeest began as a benefit for Flushing Schools in the memory of Greg Flint, in March 2011. Flint died of an unexpected […]

Cavaliers topped by Birch Run in softball



FLINT – The Cavaliers were scheduled to host Flushing on Tuesday and Lapeer Monday, however, weather conditions were not acceptable for playing conditions. The Lapeer game has been rescheduled for Friday. The Cavaliers hosted Birch Run last Tuesday and took a pair of losses, 15-4 and 16-1. Game details were not reported. Stats were also not available for last Thursday’s […]

Cavs split with Birch Run



FLINT TWP. — The Cavaliers split a doubleheader against Birch Run last Tuesday, winning 3-2 before losing 5-3. No stats or details were reported. — J.O. Rescheduled games Carman-Ainsworth soccer vs Bay City Central (4-16) moved to April 19 Carman-Ainsworth tennis (4-17) moved to April 2 Carman-Ainsworth baseball-softball vs Lapeer (4-16) moved to April 20

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SOCCER The Lady Cavs were shut out by Midland 8-0 last Wednesday. Carman- Ainsworth was slated to face Bay City Central on Monday, but the game was canceled due to weather. Carman- Ainsworth traveled to Midland Dow on Wednesday and will be at Owosso on Friday. – K.R. TENNIS 4-12-18 OWOSSO 4, CARMAN-AINSWORTH 4 Singles No. 1 — Katie Speaks, […]

Firebirds to raise money for Humboldt at camp




FLINT – The Flint Firebirds will be hosting their annual orientation camp this weekend, welcoming more than 30 prospects to town, as well as their families, most of which have never visited the Flint area. There will be three intra-squad scrimmages, culminating in the Blue vs. White game on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at Iceland Arena. The event has been […]