‘Tis The Season

Miller Road to see construction again this summer

FLINT TWP. — Surprised to see orange construction barrels lining the busiest stretch of  Afterall, its only been three years since a total overhaul of the road that lasted all summer. This time it is bridge work. The Miller Road bridge is one of 16 spanning I-75 being rehabilitated this summer in a $10.1 million bridge project in Genesee County […]

In Brief

Bubba O’Malley’s hosts “Talent Quest” fundraiser BURTON — “Talent Quest” will be tuning up at Bubba O’Malley’s Restaurant April 17. Sing with a real band and get discovered. If you love to sing, please go to www.realiireel.com, check out the song list, and sing with Rodeo Drive. You could have a chance to win $1,000 if you place. There is […]

Warriors win playoff series

C-A recognized for program success

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth’s Dillon Elementary School is among 20 schools in the state being acknowledged by The Michigan Department of Education for “Beating The Odds.” Assistant Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff presented background about MDE’s “Beating the Odds” report to the C-A Board of Trustees at its Tuesday night meeting. The district received notice last Friday about the honor which recognizes […]

‘Rainmaker’ grants available

FLINT — HealthPlus of Michigan is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations within its service area for its 2011 Rainmaker grant awards. As part of its social mission and vision to build healthier communities, HealthPlus launched the Rainmaker program (named after Native American ‘Rainmakers’ who were revered as leaders who made good things happen) in 1994 to fund efforts by […]

Lady Cavs get revenge on Gabriel Richard

FLINT TOWNSHIP — The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ lacrosse team extended its winning streak to three with a 10-7 win over Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard on Monday. The game was a rematch of the Cavs’ opening game, as well as their only loss thus far. Jennifer Smith was the first to get on the board, giving the Cavaliers the early lead. […]


Drive-by shooting targets shoot back FLINT TWP. — Responding to reports of shots being fired, officers were dispatched to the 4400 block of Carmanwood Drive at about 4 a.m. on April 11. As a result of an investigation at the scene, it was determined that a vehicle had driven by a residence and fired some rounds at it. The gunfire […]

Walk for Williams Syndrome to raise money, awareness for birth defect

DAVISON — Bailey Stack, 13, waited patiently by the window watching for her friend, Egan Fowler, 14. The two hadn’t seen one another in almost a year. “There’s Egan!” Bailey exclaimed, finally, as the boy exited a car. Unable to contain her happiness Bailey ran and threw her arms around Egan, giving him a big hug. For the two friends […]


SATURDAY, MAY 14 Murphy Elementary School 10th Annual Tee-Off for Technology Golf Scramble at LAPEER COUNTRY CLUB. Four-person scramble starts with a shotgun at 8:30 a.m. For more information contact Debbie Bridges at 810-441- 3023. SATURDAY, MAY 21 The Richfield Renegades 12-year-olds baseball team has a chance to compete at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY this summer […]

Township promotes firefighters

FLINT TWP. — At a recent meeting, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the promotion of Jesse Jarnigin, Joshua Jarnigin and Michele Wilson to the rank of On-Call Fire-Fighter Entry Level — Probationary, effective April 1. The three were hired in September as uncertified on-call firefighters and on March 23 completed the Fire Academy and became certified as Firefighter I […]