Baker nursing students help out during women’s event

FLINT TWP. — Baker College of Flint nursing students recently participated in Hurley Medical Center’s “A Day Just For You,” a day dedicated to women and featuring fitness, fashion, food and health education. Four Baker College of Flint nursing students set up a booth at the event, taking free blood pressure readings throughout the day. Baker College of Flint has […]

Sparty Party like no other

Sports VIEW

The celebration continues as I write this on Saturday evening, as the Michigan State football team did what no other has done since 1990— win a Big Ten title. On top of that, our boys in green and white snapped a decades old loss record against the Nittany Lions of Penn State that dated back to 1965. Now that’s something […]

New Creation Church presents Handel’s Messiah

FLINT TWP. — On Dec. 11, the community is invited to New Creation Church of God, G-3472 Lennon Rd., for a presentation of Handel’s Messiah at 7:30 p.m. The performance, which is comprised of more than 100 people, includes performances by four soloists: coloratura soprano Alaina Brown from the Metropolitan Church of God in Detroit; mezzo soprano Leah Downs of […]

Carman/Flushing co-op team faces rebuilding season

FLINT — Losing 14 athletes to graduation typically would find a sports team depleted. That’s not the case for fourth-year Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing swim coach Kevin McGlashen, though, who has 40 members from which to reload his squad that won the Big Nine title last season. The Cavs also placed second at the County Meet behind perennial favorite and former Big Nine […]

Life Enrichment Center welcomes new minister

FLINT TWP. —The Life Enrichment Center, 2512 S. Dye Rd., will be installing its new minister, Rev. Stephanie Sorensen, Dec. 5. Sorensen has been a New Thought minister for more than twenty years. She was the spiritual leader of the Oahu Center for Spiritual Living in Hawaii and the Ventura County Center for Spiritual Living in California. She is the […]

Raiders runners-up at Manistee Shoot out

MANISTEE — It wasn’t the trophy the team had expected to bring home after the Thanksgiving holiday, nonetheless, it was a trophy for the Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth hockey team after defeating Kalamazoo, 5-3, on Friday, but falling to host Manistee, 4-2 on Saturday. Against Kalamazoo, Flushing’s Matt Leland scored in the first period on an assist from Mickey Montpas, then Montpas scored […]

In Brief

Sweet Adelines seeking singers DAVISON TWP. — Song of the Lakes Sweet Adelines Chorus of Davison is seeking female singers for membership openings. Women of all ages who love to sing, perform and are interested in improving their vocal skills are invited. Come and receive free vocal lessons. Rehearsals are at the Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd., in Davison […]

We’ve been robbed

Fat Guy’s Corner

Congratulations to the Michigan State Spartans winning a share of the Big ten title for the first time in over 20 years. The Wisconsin Badgers and the Buckeyes of Ohio State are also champions. The 11-1 record of MSU should have earned it a spot in the Rose Bowl or a BCS appearance. However, they will more than likely be […]

Wreaths still available for Wreaths Across America event on Dec. 11

HOLLY — As a way of honoring those who served, community members across Genesee County are invited to participate in the upcoming Wreaths Across America wreath laying ceremony at noon Dec. 11 at Great Lakes National Cemetery, 4200 Belford Rd. The cemetery serves as the final resting place for more than 10,000 military members from Michigan, and is one of […]

Loggers edged out in overtime by Blizzard

INDIANA — With Sunday’s game against Queen City getting rescheduled for Dec. 18 at 9:30 p.m., even though the game sheet on the league website lists the contests as a forfeit by the Storm, the All American Hockey League’s Lapeer Loggers were at the Midwest Training/Ice Center last Saturday to take on the Blizzard, losing, 4-3, in overtime despite going […]