2010-09-23

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 […]

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 […]


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