Lapeer Loggers off to strong start in opener

LAPEER — The All American Hockey League’s Lapeer Loggers played their first-ever regular season game at the Polar Palace last Friday, selling out all 1,240 seats. The contest itself wasn’t what the organization had been hoping for, though, losing to the Troy Bruins, 3-2. After the first period came and went without any penalties or changes to the scoreboard, Lapeer’s […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will feature Oct. 29, The Gracious Few with American Bang and The Hangers On. Tickets are $10 in advance. On Oct. 30, Devil’s Night, it’s the annual Deadfest Bash. Details have not been announced. On Oct. 31, Halloween night, Mushroomhead will perform with […]

Community Briefs

Madge and Gert’s Festive Friday FLINT TWP. — Madge and Gert’s Festive Friday returns from 3-8 p.m. Nov. 12 at UAW Local 659, 4549 Van Slyke Rd. The free event features approximately 30 vendors including Madge and Gert Soy Candles, Tastefully Simple, Miche Bags, Hilltop Soaps, Shaklee, Alma Hill Breads, Silpada, Tupperware, Hot Mama’s Salsa, Ladybug Bow-tique, MAM Designs and […]

Fandangles’ presents Special Dining

FLUSHING — Fandangles’ “Special Dining Experiences” is pleased to announce the exhibit of paintings by Bill Anderson and Chris O’Neill, Oct. 31 through Nov. 26 at the restaurant located at The Marketplace At Flushing, G-6429 West Pierson Road, Flushing. On Oct. 31, Fandangles’ will present a preview showing and reception that is open to the public, 1-3 p.m. with complimentary […]

Young Cavs look forward to 2011

NOVI — Carman-Ainsworth has its sights set on next year after its football season came to a quiet close last Friday in a 25-0 non-league loss to Novi. The Cavaliers finished this season at 3-6, but with a young team that should return most of its players for 2011. “We only had about five or six seniors that started, and […]

Lady Cavaliers trying to set Foote in state

FLINT TOWNSHIP — Carman-Ainsworth hasn’t made much noise at the state cross country finals lately, but for the three straight years the Cavaliers have had Lauren Foote there. The Lady Cavs’ senior will try to make it four in a row Saturday at the Div. 1 regional meet at Delta College near Saginaw. The top three teams, and any individual […]

Sports Shorts

Deer check stations open AREAWIDE — Hunters are reminded that many deer check stations are open during the archery and firearm segments of the whitetailed deer hunting season that is ongoing through Dec. 31. The firearm deer season opens Monday, Nov. 15 statewide. Deer check stations offer state wildlife biologists to help age deer, check for overall health and answer […]

A steep leap

Recently the national prep football scene has become its own version of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, with the bad taking the form of St. Cloud, Fla., coach Bill Buldini’s suspension for allowing a homeless player to live with him. While the rule is actually designed to curb player recruitment, the result could end up costing as much […]

Cavs face tough road in district competition

OWOSSO — District No. 10-A, Owosso will be tough for the Carman- Ainsworth volleyball team in its quest for a district title. The Cavs started the season slow, but have peaked at the right time and are playing better than they have all year. Carman-Ainsworth will face a big challenge in its opening round game when it faces Big Nine […]

No matter what your views are get out and vote

The VIEW from here

With the November general election less than a week away, I’m offering a gentle reminder to everyone to please get out there and vote. It doesn’t matter what your political views are. It doesn’t matter who you want to cast your vote for. The right to vote is there and all to often we don’t exercise it. People have given […]