Community benefits from 3rd annual Winter Fest

FLINT TWP. — Members of the community were able to have themselves an early, Merry Christmas during Carman- Ainsworth’s 3rd Annual Winter Fest, held Dec. 4 at Carman-Ainsworth High School. Upon arriving in the cafeteria, children were able to sit on Santa’s lap to tell him what they wanted for Christmas. Each child then received free gifts, which included a […]

2010 firearm deer hunting season mimics 2009 season

STATEWIDE — With just two weeks left in the 2010 deer hunting season, state officials at the Dept. of Natural Resources and Environment report that initial estimates indicate that firearm hunters killed about the same number of deer statewide as they did in 2009. Preliminary reports varied widely, showing significant increases in some areas, but drops in harvest numbers and […]


MONDAYS Greater Davison Area Toastmasters Club meetings at 7 p.m. at St. Andrew’ s Presbyterian Church on Davison Road. Details: Ryan Edwards, 810-653-0723 or Neicy Kowalczyk‚ (810) 877- 8474. Song of the Lakes Sweet Adelines chorus is looking for female singers for membership openings. Rehearsals are at Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd., Davison, from 7-10 p.m. Details: 810-742-0977 or […]

Eighth-graders get preview of high school with special event

FLINT TWP. — The step between middle school and high school can be tough on some students. To help ease anxiety on the big move, Carman- Ainsworth Middle School held its “High School and Beyond” event Dec. 9 for its eighth graders. The annual event is targeted solely for eighth graders to help prepare them for the transition to high […]


DEC. 1-JAN. 1 Archery deer hunting season second segment. DEC. 10-19 Muzzleloader deer hunting season in Zone 2. DEC. 3-19 Muzzleloader deer hunting season in Zone 3. DEC. 19-Jan. 1 Late firearms antlerless deer hunting season. ONGOING 72-hour fishing license. Available for residents and non-residents for $21, $9 for senior residents. Valid for all species. Details: www.michigan.gov/fishing Feral hog harvesting. […]


TUESDAYS Russell Wayne Project, acoustic music, at Legends, 3235 Thompson Rd., Fenton, from 6-10 p.m. WEDNESDAYS Duffy Connolly every Wednesday night at The Outer Limits, 8095 N. State Rd., Davison. FRIDAY, SATURDAY, DEC. 17-18 Scruffy Dog will perform at Jack’s Place (Flushing Lanes) from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Located at 124 N. Cherry St., Flushing. Details: 810-659-9881. SATURDAY, DEC. […]

News Briefs

Public hearing on 2011 budget FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees will hold a final, public hearing for its 2011 departmental budget 7 p.m. Dec. 20. Details: Call 810-732-1350 or visit www.flinttownship. org. — N.B. Genesee Area Bead Society meets first Tuesday of month SWARTZ CREEK — The Genesee Area Bead Society meets at First Baptist Church […]

Did I mention I hate snow?

The VIEW from here

Sitting here watching the snowfall outside I can’t help but think back to when I was a kid and I’m comparing the way I feel now to the way I regarded snow, and winter in general, back then. When I was a kid I loved winter —I loved the snow, the icicles, sledding, snowball fights, building snowmen, creating a snow […]


MONDAYS Beginner line dancing at 9 a.m.; pool and advance line dancing at 10 a.m.; GCCARD lunch program (reservations required) at noon; and shuffleboard at 1 p.m. at the Eastside Senior Citizens Center, 3065 N. Genesee Rd., Flint. Details: www.eastsideseniorcenter.com or 810-250-5000. Senior Activities at the Davison Area Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd. Body rebuilding and billiards at 9 a.m.; […]


A joyous musical spectacle to lift the spirits

FLINT — Celebrate the season with this uplifting Flint Symphony Orchestra musical extravaganza of your favorite carols and holiday classics. The Flint Symphony Orchestra and Conductor Enrique Diemecke present Holiday Pops, a display of delightful and festive musicality for all to enjoy at 7 p.m., Dec. 18 and at 3 p.m., Dec. 19 at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St. […]