Carman-Ainsworth senior receives honors as young graduate

FLINT TWP. — When most 16-yearolds are still in the midst of their high school career, one Carman-Ainsworth High School student will be the youngest graduate in the Class of 2011. Senior Aureonna Kirvan, who will not only graduate in May from CAHS, recently received the Wade H. McCree Scholarship, earning her a full-ride to the University of Michigan. Kirvan, […]

Rusty Wright Band to hold send off show at the Lava Room

Performance to benefit Adopt-A-Pet

MUNDY TWP. — The Rusty Wright Band (RWB) and The Lava Room will host a fundraiser for Adopt a Pet Inc. of Fenton, 8 p.m. Jan. 29. The Lava Room located at G-2520 Hill Rd., Flint in the Shap’s Restaurant building. The Lava Room entrance is at the rear of the building. Adopt a Pet Inc. is a non-profit animal […]

Raiders stumble against Fenton hockey team

FENTON — The Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing hockey team stubbed its collective toe when it faced off against Metro League Fenton at Fenton last Wednesday, losing the battle, 5-3. Flushing scored the first goal of the contest at 11:08 when Drew Sanborn made good on a pass from Jordy Makrani, then Matt Nagy upped the Raiders’ lead to 2-0 on a goal […]

News Briefs

Trustees meeting FLINT TWP. — The next meeting of the Flint Township Board of Trustees is 7 p.m. Jan. 24 at the township hall, 1490 S. Dye Rd. Details: Call 810-732-1350 or visit www.flinttownship.org. — N.B. Silent auction, spaghetti dinner for PAWS FLINT — PAWS Animal Rescue announces its upcoming spaghetti dinner and silent auction fundraiser Feb. 19 at Welfare […]


SUNDAY, JAN. 16 West Moon Street, written by Rob Urbanati at 6 p.m. at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint, is open from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Details/tickets: 810-237-1530 or www.thefim.org. SUNDAY, FEB. 20 The Good Negro written by Tracey Scott Wilson at 6 p.m. at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth […]

Mountain Cats enjoy week off

BURTON — Coming off of a 1-2 weekend Jan. 7-9 at Wooster, the Michigan Mountain Cats will have a week to prepare for their next matchup that will take place Friday, Jan. 21 when they host a game with the St. Louis Frontenacs. The Frontenacs come to town with an 11- 14 record in the Great Lakes Junior Hockey League […]

Flint native returns to roots by opening bakery

FLINT TWP. — When it came to finding a location for her bakery, Amy Warner knew exactly where she wanted to be. “I’m a Flint gal,” she said. “I grew up here and I wanted my business in Flint because I’m a big, proud supporter of Flint.” True to her word, Warner recently opened Sweet Harvest Bakery at G- 3316 […]


EVERY 3RD FRIDAY Euchre tournament hosted by the Swartz Creek Knights of Columbus at St. Mary’s Church Hall, 4413 Morrish Rd., Swartz Creek. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $5. Details: 810-635-3684.

Picking up the pieces

Fat Guy’s Corner

The NFL playoffs have lived up to the hype here in January. The Patriots, who looked like a lock pick for the Super Bowl, are cleaning out their lockers and heading home. The Patriots were the number-one seed in the AFC. The number-one seed in the NFC, the Atlanta Falcons, had their “dirty bird” wings clipped by the Green Bay […]