Playoff position on the line

FLINT — The Michigan Warriors Class A Junior hockey team is currently fourth in the eight-team North Division of the North American Hockey League at 30-16-6 with just six games left in the regular season. Most recently the Warriors hosted Chicago at the Perani Arena and Event Center winning, 6-1, last Saturday on goals by Justin Hoomaian, Bobby Bodette, Robert […]

All sewn up

SWARTZ CREEK — Six fleecy homemade lap blankets are on their way to the Upper Peninsula to warm the hearts and bodies of patients at a veteran’s hospital. They were sewn by Margaret Rubino of Flint Township, as part of an ongoing effort by the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 294, who have adopted the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical […]

‘Gearhead’ girl

Burton woman wins first place at Autorama

BURTON — Karen Borton had just three stipulations on an 18 state, auto show-seeking road trip she took five years ago with her then 10-year-old granddaughter: a pool at every hotel they stayed in, ice cream every day and a stop at every mall they happened across. “It was a girly trip but we hit every car show we could […]

Differing perspectives

Sports VIEW

Some see the glass as half full, while others take the opposing view and see it as half empty. It seems the high school sports scene can also be viewed both ways. I had several interesting conversations with parents over the past week, with all sharing a completely different outlook on their child’s sports endeavors and the season outcome. The […]

Counseling staff outlines efforts

FLINT TWP. — Extra counseling makes a different in student behavior and performance according to presentation by three Carman- Ainsworth Middle School counselors at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday night. Marissa Bailey, one of three Middle School counselors, described weekly strategies they have used to improve students attendance, grades and behavior. Theresa Williams, the sixth grade counselor, organized Friendship […]

Peaceful Parenting Series focusing on dating

FLINT — As part of its Peaceful Parenting Series, Recco S. Richardson Consulting, Inc., 6309 N. Saginaw St., will offer a two-day workshop on teen dating violence called “Solutions That Break The Cycle.” The event, which runs 6-8 p.m. March 29 and 9-11 a.m. March 30, and be facilitated by young author Rani S. Richardson. The event is spearheaded by […]

Bracket busters

Fat Guy’s Corner

Let the madness begin and today the NCAA hoop tournament really takes off. The Tuesday and Wednesday play-in games will have been completed, so it’s time for the Fat Guy to release some winners and a few rock solid upsets. However, before we get there, here are a few tournament odds to win it all. Las Vegas has Kansas at […]

C-A Board honors student achievers

810-452-2665  RSANDERS@MIHOMEPAPER.COM FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth Board of Education rolled out the red carpet for several awards and honors presentations at its regular meeting Tuesday night. First up, the board presented certificates to winners of the district’s fourth and fifth grade spelling bee held recently at Woodland Elementary School. Fifth-grade winners are Kira Smith, first place, Jada […]

Curiouser & curiouser

Center Stage presents rousing dinner theater, ‘The Curious Savage’

SWARTZ CREEK — Get ready for a rousing good time when Swartz Creek Center Stage presents its upcoming dinner theatre production, “The Curious Savage,” April 2-3 in the Mary Crapo Auditorium, 8197 Miller Rd. Performed as a dinner theatre, “The Curious Savage” is written by John Patrick and is a comedic play about Ethel P. Savage, a woman whose husband […]

Locals help Troy Sting win state title

TROY — The Troy Sting Midget AA hockey team won the 2011 Midget AA state title on Sunday, March 13, after defeating the USA Eagles, 5-3, in Lansing. The win marked the fourth state title in six appearances for head coach Fred Costello. The Sting now moves on to the national finals March 30 in Cleveland, Ohio. Local talent that […]