Miss Hibernia to be crowned this weekend

FLINT TWP. — The St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Flint officially kicks off Saturday with a fund-raiser party and the crowning of Miss Hibernia from 4-10 p.m. at Dom Polski Hall, 3415 Linden Road. Festivities will get underway with the Miss Hibernia Pageant from 4-6 p.m. when several young women, ages 16-22 and of Irish descent, will compete for the […]

Community Briefs

Wine, Women & Chocolate BURTON — The annual Wine, Women & Chocolate event returns to Brookwood Golf & Banquet Center, 6045 Davison Rd., 1-6 p.m. Feb. 12. The event, which is for women only, features a 5k track set up on the golf course for attendees to walk, snow shoe or cross country ski on. Hospitality tens will be set […]

Sports Shorts

Cavs cheer squad fourth at Bobcat Classic GRAND BLANC — The Carman-Ainsworth cheer squads competed at the Grand Blanc Cheer Classic on January 29, with the freshman squad placing first with 552.36 points, while the JV squad was first with 655.90 and the varsity placed fourth with 721.91. In total, 45 high school and middle school cheer squads competed at […]

Resident circulating petition to change tethering law

SWARTZ CREEK — With more than 2,000 signatures in total, Swartz Creek resident Annie Carlson is still pushing to change Michigan law regarding 24- hour tethering of dogs. Carlson, who began her online petition in August 2010, has been gathering online and written signatures to help change the current law. As a step closer to realizing her goal, she will […]


SATURDAY, FEB. 19 Young directors workshop, 10-3 p.m., for high school students at the Bay City Players, 1214 Columbus Ave., Bay City. Lunch and materials provided. Registration fee is $10 or $15 at the door. Registration deadline is Feb. 14. Details: 989-893-5555 or www.baycityplayers.com. SUNDAY, FEB. 20 The Good Negro written by Tracey Scott Wilson at 6 p.m. at the […]

Four Cavaliers sign to play college football

FLINT TWP. — A football program noted for sending players to the next level is graduating at least four more into the college ranks this year. Carman-Ainsworth seniors Chad Coleman, Chris McKay, Dominique Harris and James Madison signed letters-of-intent this month, and three more Cavaliers could be signing soon, coach Nate Williams said. A mock signing took place yesterday at […]

News Briefs

FD asks residents to clean snow off hydrants FLINT TWP. — Fire Chief John Ringwelski is asking residents to help the fire department remove snow from fire dydrants in the township. If someone has a fire hydrant in their yard or business, Ringwelski is asking the homeowner or business owner to clean it off. If the resident or business owner […]


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. SATURDAY, FEB. 19, MARCH 12 Euchre fundraiser for Renegades travel baseball team at Madden’s Lounge, 809 North State Rd., Davison. Sign-up […]

Tragedy takes the wind out of Flushing’s sails

DURAND — Having to do anything with high intensity the day you say goodbye to a friend is daunting for most adults, let alone high school kids. The Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth hockey team played with a very heavy heart at the Durand invitational last Friday and Saturday after attending the funeral of a favored student-athlete who had passed away unexpectedly. “We had […]

HealthPlus raises $3,863.33 for American Heart Association

FLINT TWP. — In honor of February being Go Red month for the American Heart Association (AHA), HealthPlus of Michigan employees raised $2,876.33 for the organization through one-week of fundraising efforts. This year marks the third year that HealthPlus has been involved with the Go Red campaign, but the company has been supporting the AHA for more than 30 years […]