Advocates rally against The Family Puppy

FLINT TWP. — Fourty-four advocates protested against The Family Puppy at Genesee Valley Mall Sept. 18, the culmination of a campaign by Puppy Mill Awareness against the pet store. Sporting homemade signs with a variety of messages about puppy mills and the need to adopt rather than shop, the peaceful rally ran from noon-3 p.m. and was organized by Pam […]

Jr. Generals roughed up by Junior Penguins

GAINES — The Flint Junior Generals dropped a pair of home games to the Pittsburgh Junior Penguins last weekend, losing, 10-2 Saturday night and 9-4 Sunday at Iceland Arenas. Pittsburgh jumped on Flint in the first period of the first game, scoring five goals while outshooting the Generals, 28-7, in the period. The Penguins made it 7-0 in the second […]

Board OKs hiring of Dompreh as assistant principal

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth High School will welcome a familiar face to its leadership. Jeff Dompreh was hired as the new assistant principal at the high school, receiving unanimous approval at the Sept. 21 Board of Education meeting. Supt. Bill Haley brought the personnel item to the board, saying the district was searching for someone who would “engage students […]

Cavaliers fall to Big Nine foe Flushing

FLUSHING — In a matter of three days, the Carman-Ainsworth volleyball team traveled to Flushing twice. Last Thursday, the team faced the Raiders in the conference opener, losing, 14-25, 25-22, 14-25, 17-25. Kamrin Gold led the way with another triple double, totaling 15 digs, 18 assists and 12 kills. Kylie Schneider had 18 kills, while Brandi Rimmer added 10 kills […]

Township removes personnel items regarding O’Leary

Code enforcement off agenda during meeting

FLINT TWP. — Prompted by Supervisor Karyn Miller, the Flint Township Board of Trustees removed two personnel items off its agenda shortly after its Sept. 20 meeting began. Clerk Kim Courts announced the removal of reducing the full-time code enforcement officer position to part-time effective Oct. 1, 2010 and consideration of a memorandum of understanding between Charter Township of Flint […]

Little Giant squashes Irish

Fat Guy’s Corner

I want to start with college football from last Saturday night. The Spartans and Irish hooked up in an epic classic. Actually, make that an instant classic battle. It was a fighter’s match and each team took turns throwing punches and each team picked itself up off the mat and responded. This football game had me on the edge of […]

Rally’s coming soon to Flint Township

FLINT TWP. — The space previously occupied by Starbucks on Corunna Road will soon see a new tenant. Rally’s, a drive-thru restaurant chain with several locations in Genesee County, has placed signs in front of the building, located at 4455 Corunna Rd., and crews are working inside on the space. Tracey Tucker, economic enhancement director for Flint Township, said the […]

News Briefs

Township sets Halloween hours FLINT TWP. — Flint Township announces Halloween trick-or-treating hours from 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 31. The new hours are a change from last year’s hours, and came from a recommendation by the Flint Township Police Department. Details: Call 810-732-1350. — N.B. C/A set for homecoming parade FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools will hold its annual Homecoming […]


CROSS COUNTRY 9-16-10 26th Chesaning Invitational Boys 47. Desmond Miller 18:29.3 87. Jerry Stubblefield 19:53.5 95. Alec Neilson 20:15.6 Girls 5. Lauren Foote 20:13.3 51. Dana Cardinal 22:10.7 75. Markia Savage 23:17.8 81. Valencia Lynch 23:46.4 129. Rani Richardson 27:44.5 132. Cassandra Pelkey 28:21.3 133. Kendra Talley 28:37.5 — M.S. SWIMMIMG 9-21-10 Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing 81, Holly 104 200 medley relay 2. […]

Baker’s Electronic Technology program granted accreditation

FLINT TWP. — The Baker College of Flint associate degree program in electronic technology has been accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc., the recognized accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and technology. ABET accreditation demonstrates a program’s commitment to providing its students with a quality education. “ABET accreditation, a great achievement for […]