2010-10-07

C/A sees 4,574 enrolled for Student Count Day




FLINT TWP. — Districts across the state of Michigan were busy counting students Sept. 29 for the fall Student Count Day, and Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools was no exception. Once the tally was in, the district reported 4,574 students enrolled at Carman-Ainsworth said Russ Parks, assistant superintendent of operations. The count indicates a decrease in the district’s overall population. In regards […]

Hot Tickets



Davison Chamber hosts 15th Annual “Taste of Davison” DAVISON — The Davison Area Chamber of Commerce takes pride in sponsoring the 15th Annual Taste of Davison. This year’s event will be held at the Davison Country Club, 9512 E. Lippincott Blvd., today, Oct. 7, from 5-7 p.m. The Chamber anticipates that more than 20 area eateries will take part in […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Zeta Beta Omega announces Pink Sundays

Bishop to visit church Oct. 10

FLINT TWP. — In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Zeta Beta Omega announces Pink Sundays in local churches this month. The organization is asking local churches to designate one Sunday during October as a Pink Sunday. The goal of Pink Sundays is to encourage more people to stay well and get well, to help […]

Community gathers to remember 150th anniversary of Crapo Farm




SWARTZ CREEK — To mark the sesquicentennial celebration of Crapo Farm, 120 people gathered in Mary Crapo Auditorium to pay tribute to the owners and farm that helped shape Swartz Creek’s history and culture. “It was phenomenal,” said Bill Morgan, president of the Swartz Creek Area Historical Society. “It was a great day. The food was wonderful, the programs were […]

Community Briefs



ABC12’s Larry Elliott to speak about S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald FLINT — Larry Elliott, co-anchor of ABC12 News This Morning and ABC12 News at Noon, is the featured speaker at the Mott Community College Fridays at Applewood Lecture Series on Oct. 8. A continental breakfast will be served at 9 a.m., with the presentation to follow in the auditorium of the […]

In Brief



Genesys conducts diabetes care seminar GRAND BLANC TWP. — “Achieving excellence in diabetes care,” a one day seminar offered by Genesys on Nov. 10, is designed for nurses, physicians and other health care providers who manage patients with diabetes. This full day of lectures by specialists in the field of diabetes takes place from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at Genesys Conference […]

Mutt Masquerade, 21st Annual Dog Walk-A-Thon is Saturday at




FLINT — The Humane Society of Genesee County’s 21st Annual Dog Walk-A-Thon and Mutt Masquerade are coming up noon-3 p.m. Oct. 9 on the campus of Mott Community College. The event features games, the Mutt Masquerade competition, HSGC alumni picture, vendors and, of course, the walk. The walk is a mile-long marked trail that meanders through the grounds and the […]

Seminar attracts interest in robotic surgery trends



GRAND BLANC — More than 110 area residents and physicians attended a series of seminars Sept. 28 featuring the da Vinci surgical robotic system. Available in this region only at McLaren Regional Medical Center, the da Vinci surgical system features more precision and visualization for surgeons. Utilizing tiny incisions, the system also results in less pain, less blood loss and […]

Film Clips



(M.P. — Michael Phillips; G.W. — Glenn Whipp; K.T. — Kenneth Turan; R.M. — Roger Moore; S.L. — Sheri Linden) Alpha and Omega In this animated kiddie movie, sometimes the wolves look like wolves and sometimes they look like humans. It’s the story of the emerging love between Humphrey (voiced by Justin Long), a goofball omega wolf, and Kate (Hayden […]

Cindee’s Dance starts 13th year in new location




SWARTZ CREEK — With a freshly renovated location, Cindee’s Dance will start its 13th year in Swartz Creek. Owned by Cindee Kunz, the studio moved into its Swartz Creek location, 8048 MIller Rd., in March after spending 12 years at a studio on Fenton Road in Flint. After she and her husband David purchased a building in downtown Swartz Creek, […]


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