33rd Annual Senior Winter Games coming in February

GENESEE COUNTY — Area senior citizens interested in participating in the 33rd Annual Senior Winter Games (SWG) of Genesee County still have time to register for the event. Registration ends Friday, Jan. 14 and the fee is $12, which includes an unlimited number of events, lunch and T-shirt. Anyone 50 years of age and older who lives in or belongs […]

Lady Cavs crush Bridgeport to end losing streak

FLINT TWP. — Just in time for league competition, the Carman- Ainsworth girls basketball team regained its winning touch Tuesday with a 74-29 homecourt rout of Bridgeport. The Lady Cavaliers had been mired in a three-game losing streak, including Monday’s 67-41 loss at Flint Northwestern. They hadn’t won since a narrow escape at Flint Beecher on Dec. 16. But they […]

In Brief

Spa treatment offered to raise money for Relay for Life DAVISON TWP. — The Pink Warriors team from Davison Relay for Life will hold it’s annual “Pamper Me” benefit on Feb. 12 at the Old Orchard Estates Clubhouse on Lapeer Road west of Oak Road. The event is from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and the cost is $30 per person. The […]

Making magic

Fat Guy’s Corner

The college bowl games, which started on December 18, have finally concluded on January 10. The Auburn Tigers completed a magical season going undefeated and claimed the BCS Championship. The Oregon Ducks battled the Tigers until the final seconds, and then watched a chip-shot field goal end the Oregon Ducks’ title hopes, 22-19. The game, although close scoreboard-wise, was disappointing […]

Richardson Consulting announces events

Gifted learner’s program, ACT test prep slated for January

FLINT — Recco S. Richardson Consulting (RSRC) announces its upcoming events for January. All events are held at the Recco S. Richardson Consulting, Inc., located at 6309 N. Saginaw St. Now through Jan. 30, Richardson Consulting offers Accelerated Courses in its Gifted Learner’s Program, “GLP 105” — Exceptional Essay Writing, for first-year students. Cost is $20 per week, and the […]

Loggers down but still not out

LAPEER — The current journey into financial purgatory for the All American Hockey League’s Lapeer Loggers first began to burst forth on December 30 when head coach and former Flint General Lorne Knauft announced his resignation from the team because he was afraid they were lacking necessities like health insurance and workers compensation benefits. Knauft also worried these decisions could […]

Sherwood set to bring interactive, unique brand of improv to The Whiting

FLINT — When it comes to his upcoming stop in Flint, comedian/ actor Brad Sherwood has a lot to say. Sherwood and fellow comedian/actor Colin Mochrie, stars of Whose Line Is It Anyway?, will delight audiences with their unique breed of comedy with a performance at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., 8 p.m. Jan. 22. The upcoming performance will […]

Sports Shorts

WRESTLING 1-8-11Rochester Adams Tournament1. Rochester Adams, 2.Livonia Franklin, 3.Carman-AinsworthFirst placeWesley CummingsJake WeissendMark ByrdSecond placeCJ BallengerCameron MartinAlex FettermanThird placeBrett DortchFourth placeAaron DuPree1-5-11Rochester Adams QuadCarman-Ainsworth 42,Stoney Creek 30Carman-Ainsworth 28,Clarkston 3612-28-10Montrose Tournament1. Carman-AinsworthCarman-Ainsworth 84,Hamady 0Carman-Ainsworth 75,Soithwestern Academy 0Carman-Ainsworth 51,Lansing Waverly 24Carman-Ainsworth 49, Mt.Morris 15Carman-Ainsworth 54,Livonia Churchill 205-0Wesley CummingsJake WeissendCJ BallengerCameron Martin Tae PendeltonAlex FettermanMark Byrd4-1Aaron DuPree — E.H. SWIM AND DIVE 1-11-2011Davison vs […]

Franchise customers to see increase in water rates

FLINT TWP. — Township residents who receive water from the City of Flint will see an increase in their water bills after the Township Board of Trustees approved the increase at its Jan. 10 meeting. The new rate increase affects 46 township residents who live on “borderline roads” between the township and City of Flint said Jeff Wright, Genesee County […]

FCP announces auditions for ‘Dearly Departed’

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Community Players (FCP) announces auditions for its March production of the “hysterical, redneck comedy,” Dearly Departed by Jessie Jones and David Bottrell. According to the press release, Dearly Departed prides itself on possibly having “more Southern drawl and dysfunction than Steel Magnolias, more twisted redneck humor than Greater Tuna and more family foppish foray than […]