News Briefs

Clarification from past story FLINT TWP. — In the Sept. 16 issue, the business section featured a story on Lost Art Shoe Repair, and that owner Terry Durish had an account with Red Wing Shoe Store, 3023 S. Linden Rd., to do all of the repair work for the store. Red Wing Shoe Store owner Jeff Smith said his shop […]

Nash to speak at Men’s Community Prayer Breakfast

SWARTZ CREEK — The 4th Annual Interdenominational Christian Men’s Community Prayer Breakfast is 9 a.m. Oct. 30 in the Family Life Center of Swartz Creek United Methodist Church, 7400 Miller Rd. For the event, attendees will hear from Ken Nash, teaching pastor at Cornerstone Church in Caledonia, Mich. Nash, who is passionate about his faith and love for people, has […]

CAHS, MS give School Improvement Reports to board

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth Board of Education learned more about Carman Ainsworth High School and Middle School’s School Improvement Reports at its Oct. 5 meeting. CAHS Principal Rory Mattar, along with Assistant Principal Jeff Dompreh, gave the school’s report to the board, mainly focusing on its goals for students regarding increased proficiency on standardized tests in reading and math. […]

America’s favorite animal ambassador coming to The Whiting

FLINT — Audiences ages 3-100 are invited to take a walk on the wild side when America’s favorite animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, visits The Whiting for a one-day only show 3 p.m. Oct. 10 as part of his Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live tour. His stop at The Whiting is just one of the approximately 100 shows Hanna does […]

A little help from my friends

The VIEW from here

I woke up Tuesday morning as the father of a teenager. Do I feel old. It’s hard to believe my daughter is now 13. I know for kids the big milestone is 16, but for me it is just plain math — my kid is a teenager. As she enters this new stage of her life, I found myself wondering […]

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 […]

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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 […]