Nominations taken until March 15 for Kohl’s Cares scholarship program

GENESEE COUNTY — Kohl’s seeks to honor more than 2,100 young volunteers, ages six to 18, who have made a positive impact on their communities through volunteerism Only five days remain to nominate young volunteers for the Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program. Kids ages six to 18 who have made a positive impact on their communities can be awarded scholarships and […]

Cavs take 10-game win streak into semis

SAGINAW — Carman-Ainsworth continued its smooth sailing through the basketball season early this week, but the Cavaliers were headed for some stormy waters last night. Carman cruised past Owosso, 52-38, in the Class A district tournament opener Monday — this on the heels of a 60- 37 rout of Brandon in last Thursday’s regular-season finale. The Cavs (17-4) hadn’t lost […]

Free colorectal cancer screening kits

GENESEE COUNTY — Although it is not a popular topic of discussion among friends, co-workers or even family; colorectal cancer is something everyone should take seriously. Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both and women in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be 148, 610 new cases of colorectal cancer diagnosed […]

Raiders bow out of regional play

FLINT — The Flushing/Carman- Ainsworth hockey team saw its season come to an end with a 7-0 shutout loss against the Bay City Wolves last Wednesday in the regional semifinals. The Raiders drew a bye in the preregional round and could only watch to see if the Bay Area Thunder or Bay City would be the opponent for the semifinals. […]

ARC to host training opportunities

FLINT — The American Red Cross Genesee-Lapeer Chapter will offer free CPR and first aid training on March 19, as part of Gabrielle Giffords Honorary Savea Life Saturday. Classes will be held at the Flint Chapter from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Training will last 45 minutes to one hour, and will include instruction in hands-only CPR, controlling external bleeding and managing […]

Sports Shorts

Lacrosse clinic starts in April FLINT — A Lacrosse clinic featuring Brian Bader of Perani’s Hockey World and Jon Jepson, GM at Iceland Arena takes place every Friday star ting April 1 and runs through May 20. The eight-session clinic is geared for 10-and-under, 11-14 year olds and 15 and up players. The emphasis is on learn to play. Cost […]

You’re so vain, you probably think these plates are about you

The VIEW from here

I’ve been on the hunt again for more vanity license plates. They really are everywhere and they get funnier every time I see them. Some make a statement, others are just plain silly, but no matter what I just enjoy seeing some of the humor and wit that go into them. Here’s some of my latest batch: TORMENTD — This […]

Cavaliers produce two All-State grapplers

AUBURN HILLS — The Carman- Ainsworth wrestling team took two wrestlers to the Palace of Auburn Hills for the individual state finals and came away with two All-State wrestlers. Heavyweight Mark Byrd earned All-State honors with a fifth-place finish. He started his tournament with a 3-2 victory over Jeff Tautolo from Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse and a 2-1 overtime victory […]


Flint Township residents show off their creative spark at 55th Annual Flint Regional Science Fair

FLINT — Students from Genesee, Lapeer, Shiawasse, St. Clair and Tuscola counties congregated at Kettering University March 4-6 for the 55th Annual Flint Regional Science Fair (FRSF), “Science: The Spark of Innovation.” At the event, 297 students competed and out of those, 75 finalists were identified by judges March 4. The finalists were then interviewed by several judges the morning […]