In brief

Taste trials could economically impact local, state, and midwest growers FLINT — In the fall of 2017, a Genesee County, Michigan enchilada sauce developer asked Ben Phillips, a MSU Vegetable Extension Educator a question about Michigan poblano peppers. The question was, “With all the current dehydrating technology on the market, can Michigan growers cultivate and dry poblano peppers that can […]

Wall of Honor dedicated

SWARTZ CREEK — Many words were spoken, but one echoed over and over again. Honor. “It is a great honor to have this wall in Swartz Creek,” said VFW Post 3720 Commander Ted Henry. “For this now … it is a great honor,” said John Kayanek, commander of American Legion Post 294. “This is great; that they are honoring all […]

It’s ‘Days’ time!

SWARTZ CREEK — The Hometown Days festival is finally here. The revelry begins in earnest today and continues through Sunday with fun and merriment for all ages. Here’s a quick checklist of features, reminders and other notes: The fireworks display, sponsored by Shea Vehicle City Auto Group, begins at dusk Friday, from the football field. The parade begins at 10 […]

In brief

Mom 2 Mom Sale – Sellers Needed!! FLINT — The Board of Women’s Ministries at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 6100 Richfield Rd. is hosting a Mom 2 Mom sale on June 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 8-foot tables available for $10. Please contact Mary Morrin at 734-748-8438 or morrin. or visit: — P.S. Kicking for the Kids […]

Cavaliers swept by Midland Dow

FLINT TWP. – The Carman- Ainsworth baseball team was handed a pair of losses, 19-2 and 13-5, against Midland Dow to close out the regular season Tuesday. Carman-Ainsworth managed to keep the early game close in the first inning, falling behind 2-1, but Midland Dow heated up and put the game away with four runs in the second, seven in […]

Lady Cavs drop pair to Grand Blanc

GRAND BLANC – The Carman- Ainsworth softball team put a cap on the regular season with 9-0 and 16-1 losses to Grand Blanc in the Saginaw Valley League finale last Thursday. Kendall Brown had a hit and tallied the only run for the Cavaliers on the night. Carman-Ainsworth now sets its sights on the district playoffs, opening on Saturday at […]

Cavs’ season ends in district semis

GRAND BLANC – The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ soccer season came to a close on Tuesday in a 9-1 loss to host Grand Blanc in the Div. 1 soccer district. The Bobcats are ranked No. 4 in the state in Div. 1. Details of the contest were not made available. The Cavaliers opened the postseason with an 8-0 victory over Saginaw Arts […]


5-22-19 SVL Championship BOYS Grand Blanc 129, Carman-Ainsworth 76.5, Davison 69.5, Bay City Western 68, Flint Powers Catholic 56, Saginaw Heritage 55, Midland Dow 54.5, Midland 51, Mt. Pleasant 40.5, Flint 30, Saginaw Arthur Hill 17, Lapeer 16 100 – 1. Chris Coleman, 11.27; 4. Jaden Coulter, 11.48 200 – 3. Coleman, 23.55 800 – 2. Jack Carter, 1:57.98; 7. […]


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Blues, Warriors and goodbye to Bart Starr

Fat Guy Corner

The Stanley Cup Finals began Monday in Boston between the St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins. It seems like months ago the Tampa Bay Lightning were eliminated by the Columbus Blue Jackets doesn’t it? I know I expected the Tampa Bay team to be playing for the Cup. The early rounds of the playoffs were tremendous and that’s why I […]