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 […]


TUESDAYS Knit/Crochet Out of Love (KOOL) ministry meeting from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. in room 219 of Grand Blanc Faith Lutheran Church. Details: Judy Caruso at 810-424-1566. Revolution, Teen Word of Life Clubs at the First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc, 6106 S. Saginaw Rd., from 6-7:30 p.m. Junior and senior high school students are welcome. Details/registration: 810-694-9136. WEDNESDAYS Word of […]

Cavaliers finish second at league meet

DAVISON — The host Cardinals won the Big Nine tournament for the 13th straight time last Friday, as they easily outdistanced second place Carman-Ainsowrth. Powers Catholic finished in third place, while the Flushing Raiders took fourth. Davison won 11 of the 14 weight classes with the Cavaliers winning titles in the other three. Carman’s Jake Weissend won the 140 lb. […]

Students eligible for WFBA scholarship

FLINT TWP. — Flint-area students have until March 1 to apply for one of three $2,500 scholarships being offered by the West Flint Business Association. The annual awards specify three categories: High School Community Service, Adult Learners and the GASC Technology Center. The High School Community Service Scholarship targets high school seniors who are college bound. The award will recognize […]


THROUGH MARCH 5 Out of this World exhibit at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave. Cost is $4. Details: 810-797-5437.

Packers bring home the title

Fat Guy’s Corner

Titletown is once again Titletown, as the Green Bay Packers brought home the Lombardi Trophy with a 31-25 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers last Sunday. The game was the most watched ever ratingswise and the game I thought lived up to the ratings. The Packers jumped out to an early 14-0 lead and then a 21-3 lead and the Steelers […]

Business Briefs

WFBA announces February meeting FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Business Association (WFBA) announces its monthly meeting on Feb. 16 at Old Country Buffet, G-3583 Miller Rd. Lunch begins at noon, and the meeting follows from 12:30-1:15 p.m. Attendees will hear about recent trends in tax foreclosures; efforts to prevent people from falling into foreclosure; and legislature to help prevent […]


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 […]

Swim and Dive

SWIM AND DIVE 1- 27-2011 Carman- Ainsworth vs Flint Powers 200 medley relay 1. Skaff, Sharp, Summers, Johns 1: 55.35 3. McAllister, Price, Crawley, Gill 2: 05.30 200 free relay 1. Kevin Borse 2:09.60 2. Jake Ziaya 2:10.55 3. Casey McNally 2:15.32 200 IM 1. Erick Skaff 2:15.00 3. Nick Price 2:30.92 50 freestyle 1. Mike Johns 24.71 3. Austin […]