Twp. still seeks funding for Genesee Valley Trail

FLINT TWP. — With more than $25,000 raised so far, Flint Township still needs approximately $17,000 in funds to help finance the Genesee Valley Trail. At the Sept. 20 Board of Trustees meeting, Supervisor Karyn Miller said she had submitted an application to the Ruth Mott Foundation, requesting $12,000 for the trail, and should receive notification by the end of […]

Cavs beat Powers with :02 left

BURTON — All through their 0-3 start, the Carman- Ainsworth Cavaliers never gave up on a football game, even when the score was hopelessly out of reach. Their persistence nearly paid off two weeks ago, when the Cavs fought back from a 21-point deficit to get within eight points of Flushing in the fourth quarter. Finally, last Friday, that determination […]

Remembering Crapo Farm

Community set to celebrate sesquicentennial of Swartz Creek icon

SWARTZ CREEK — If it wasn’t for his great grandson’s love of trains, Bill Morgan might not have recalled the founding of Crapo Farm. But on July 30, Morgan’s great grandson was visiting him for his 76th birthday and wanted to see a train. As any grandfather would do, Morgan obliged but the trip turned into something more than just […]

Carman-Ainsworth falls to Chargers

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth soccer team traveled to Powers Catholic on Wednesday, Sept. 15, and fell to the Chargers 1-0. For Powers, Michael Glubzinski scored the game-winning goal 8:38 into the game as Justin Barden assisted. Powers is ranked seventh in Div. 4.

In Brief

McLaren offering heart health, cholesterol and blood pressure help FLINT — McLaren’s Nutrition Counseling Program is now offering “Heart Health-Controlling Your Cholesterol and Blood Pressure.” Have you been told that your cholesterol or blood pressure is high? Do you have a family history of heart disease? Do you want to learn how to prevent heart disease and be healthier? If […]

Warriors begin inaugural season

FLINT — After spending 2009-10 as the Marquette Rangers, the Michigan Warriors of the North American Hockey League finally got their initial win since taking up residence at Genesee County’s Perani Arena, beating the Aberdeen (Md.) Wings, 6-0, last Thursday. Opening up the action for Michigan at 8:07 of the first period unassisted was Zakerie Thompson, a feat teammates Patrick […]

Humane Society announces return of Kids Camp

BURTON — Children ages 8-15 who are interested in learning about animals can join the Humane Society of Genesee County’s upcoming After School Kids Camp. The camp, which runs 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 13-15, offers children a chance to learn more about pet grooming, veterinarian care and dog training. Children also will have the ability to participate in other projects, including […]

Sports Shorts

Hall of Fame Banquet FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth 9th annual Hall of Fame Banquet will induct its 9th Class into the Hall on Saturday, Oct. 23. The banquet will take place at the Holy Redeemer Family Life Center with social hour at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. The induction ceremony follows dinner. This year’s Class includes Craig […]

Life skills coach helps businesses tackle team building

GRAND BLANC — Most everyone understands what makes up a winning team in sports — strong leadership, skilled players and a good coach with a record of more wins than losses. Life skills coach Rich Wiehe is helping executives and employees of small companies and organizations throughout Michigan apply many of the same principles to become more productive and successful. […]

Loggers honor area’s heritage

Sports VIEW

The online snipping and jabs about the newly named Lapeer Loggers, proud members of the All-American Hockey League, have a lot of people talking and rolling their eyes. Logging in Lapeer? Really? I don’t think so, many have said. Wrong Kimosabe. Dismount from your high horse of misinformation and listen up for a minute. Lapeer and the Thumb area actually […]