Cavs look to take next step at states

FLINT — The Cavaliers’ boys’ bowling team made quite a run last season that saw it fall in the state semifinals and it had an individual loss in the finals while going for the singles title. The boys won the Big Nine title over Davison, which also made the state tournament and won an individual singles title. Anthony Harger lost […]


SATURDAYS-SUNDAYS THROUGH DEC. 19 George and Oatmeal Save Santa at the Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint, at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $5 for adults, $4 for kids ages 3-11. Details: www.sloanlongway. com or 810-237-3400. Holiday Magic laser light show at 2 p.m. at the Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Details: www.sloanlongway.com or 810-237-3400. ‘Tis the Season, […]

Township approves senior center lease

Lease going to senior center for approval before final signatures

FLINT TWP. — The Board of Trustees approved a lease agreement between the township and the Flint Township/Carman-Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Rd., during its Dec. 6 meeting. The lease will now go to the senior center’s board for its approval. Once the center’s board approves it, the lease will come back to the township for signing. The senior […]

Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth mercies Lapeer East

FLINT — A very determined Flushing squad set aside the Lapeer East hockey team, 10-2, at Flint Iceland Arenas last Saturday. At one minute into the third period, the mercy-ruled game was called in favor of Flushing. Matt Nagy started a fivegoal run for Flushing in the first period at 13:36 assisted by Mikey Montpas and Michael Livingston. At 10:17, […]


MON., TUES., THURS. Lunch and programs at noon at Temple Beth El, G-5150 Calkins Rd., Flint, hosted by Jewish Community Services and funded by the Genesee County Senior Millage. Cafe Shalom Namaste features Kosher and Asian Indian Food, along with educational and entertainment programs open to those of any faith or ethnicity. Details: 810-767-5922. FIRST, THIRD SATURDAYS Free community gym […]

Art gallery opens in downtown Swartz Creek

SWARTZ CREEK — With the vision of having a place to display local artists’ talents, the Swartz Creek Area Art Guild officially opened its Art Gallery, 8048 Miller Rd., Dec. 4. The gallery, which is adjacent to Howe Art Supplies, showcases art from members of the Guild, in addition to being a spot for budding artists to learn more. The […]

Junior Generals win twice in overtime

FLINT — The Flint Junior Generals had to go overtime in both their games last weekend, but were rewarded with two victories over the Mountain Cats in North American 3 Hockey League play. Flint won Saturday’s contest at home, 3-2, and took Sunday’s rematch in Farmington Hills, 4-3. Nathan Scurfield scored just 14 seconds into OT to win Saturday’s game […]


SECOND SUNDAYS Ed and Vickie’s Country Music Jamboree from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Forest Township Hall, 130 E. Main St., Otisville. Musicians bring your instruments and join in. Admission is $4. Details: 810-793-6068. THURSDAY, DEC. 9 UM-Flint Jazz ensemble at 7:30 p.m. at the UM-Flint Theater, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Admission is $5. Details/tickets: 810-762-3377.

New Creation Church presents Messiah Saturday

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 […]

Bowl game breakdown

Fat Guy’s Corner

The college football season has one more game remaining here in 2010. The historic Army and Navy concludes the 2010 regular season and then it’s time to go bowling. The BCS Championship game will be played on January 10 between Oregon and Auburn. Can you believe the college season has been extended all the way to the tenth of January? […]