2011-03-31

Lady Cavs look to attain “One Goal”




FLINT — Jessyca Mathews enters her 12th overall year of coaching while entering her fourth season at the helm of the Carman-Ainsworth girls’ soccer team. Mathews has a majority of her team back this season, only losing two players from last year’s team that went 6-11–2 overall. Gone are Bianca Gibson and Jessica Sauders. Returning to the Lady Cavaliers’ squad […]

News Briefs



Zachrich appointed interim Atlantis principal FLINT TWP. — Smiles and chuckles greeted an announcement to the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education that Bart Zachrich has been appointed interim principal of Atlantis alternative education high school for the rest of the year. Someone joked that Zachrich has retired more times than football quarterback Brett Favre. Zachrich is a retired principal from CA […]

Fickle by nature

Sports VIEW

The office chatter two weeks ago went something like this. “Wow, it feels great outside. I didn’t even need my coat.” “I know,” said another, “the wind even feels warm.” Another added, “It’s so nice to be done with winter.” I hated to break their spring party, but I just had to. “Silly Michigeese,” I said. “Did you see the […]

Dental Care Team gives area woman a smile makeover




GRAND BLANC — For most, smiling is an every day occurrence. Flushing resident Hildy Reid however has hidden her smile from the world for more than 20 years due to dental problems plaguing her since she was a teenager. Now with the help of Dental Care Team in Grand Blanc though, Reid is learning how to smile and love life […]

Lady Cavs look to improve lacrosse program




FLINT TOWNSHIP — The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ lacrosse team is very optimistic heading into the 2011 season. Last year resulted in a dismal 2-12 record for the Cavs, which was mostly a result of youth and inexperience. Although they lost three key seniors in Heather Johnson, Anastasia Garty and Ariel Ingram, the returning players look to help guide a young […]

Business Briefs



Shoppers can earn a gift card FLINT TWP. — Starting this week, Genesee Valley Shoppers have the opportunity to receive a $10 mall gift card with a $75 purchase at participating retailers as part of the Spring into Savings promotion. Shoppers who spend $75 (pre-tax) at aerie, Buckle, Charlotte Russe, Deb, Famous Footwear, Hot Topic, Jimmy Jazz, Journey’s Kidz, rue21 […]

Busted brackets, indeed!

Fat Guy’s Corner

We have arrived at the NCAA Basketball Final Four destination of Houston, Texas. One side of the bracket is a fairy tale and the other could be viewed as cheater’s delight. Looking at the fairy tale side first, we have Butler and VCU. Two young coaches head up these two schools. VCU has Shaka Smart, a 33-year-old coach, who lives […]

Wine country in our backyard

Taster’s Guild wins Chapter of the Year


LAPEER — Not many people would think of Lapeer County as wine country, but that’s exactly what it is — at least to the members of the Lapeer County Tasters Guild. And this year the rest of the country has recognized the Lapeer chapter as an outstanding organization and awarded it with the Chapter of the Year Award. Dave Ethridge, […]

Deer baiting ban topic of discussion




LANSING — The more than twoyear ban on baiting deer in the Lower Peninsula was one of the main topics at the March 10 Natural Resource Commission’s meeting. The NRC opened a series of public discussions at the meeting that will continue with a second and third session. More public input will be heard at the NRC meetings on April […]


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