CAHS holds active shooter training

FLINT TWP. — Gunshots echoing through the hallways at Carman-Ainsworth High School recently tested the theory of how staff would respond to an armed and angry student, parent or other intruder. The realistic shooting was part of Active Shooter Training held on a professional development day when no students were in school. Active Shooter Training is not new, especially for […]

The Whiting announces its 2011-12 season

FLINT — The Whiting announced its 2011-12 season line-up recently and will showcase some big name acts — including The Bacon Brothers with actor/musician Kevin Bacon, comedian Brad Garrett and singer Chris Issak. Also on tap for the 2011-12 season is television personality Wayne Brady, four stars from the original cast of Jersey Boys —The Midtown Men as well as […]


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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Frequency Fifty-Four with special guests Zen, The Product and Kings in Pieces, May 13. Tickets are $5. Blue Felix will perform May 14 for the first time in Flint with special guests Givensix, Monochrome Circuit and 5ubkultur3. This is a low […]

C-A board takes home honors from association

FLINT TWP. — Among awards presented at the Genesee County Association of School Board Members meeting on April 28, the Carman- Ainsworth Board of Education received recognition as an Honor Board for the 16th year in a row. Superintendent Bill Haley said Carman- Ainsworth was one of five of the 21 school districts in the county to earn the distinction. […]


Genesys offers diabetes prevention class GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesys Diabetes and Nutrition Learning Center now offers a three day course entitled Preventing Diabetes. Topics covered in the class include: understanding the implications of elevated blood sugar, risk factors and learning how to reduce the risk of diabetes, lifestyle changes and choices, nutrition, snacking, eating out, benefits of physical activity, […]

Hart tracks brother’s biking trek across the U.S.

FLINT TWP. — Just as she had done for the past 14 days, Donna Crane got up on Mother’s Day morning and marked off another milepost on the United States map spread out on her dining room table. She was tracking the progress of her son Jay Crane of Essexville, who is bicycling across America on a 3,457-mile, 33-day trip […]


Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to calendar@mihomepaper.com or visit the website, www.mihomepaper.com to submit events through the online form. COMMUNITY THURSDAY, MAY 12 Ask the Lawyer community seminar covering Real Estate and Neighbor Relations from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Flint Public Library, 1026 […]

View Newspapers wins five graphic design awards

LAPEER — Lapeer-based View Newspapers was recently honored by Community Papers of Michigan for its winning entries of its Advertising Excellence 2011 Awards. The graphic designers collectively won five first-place awards. Community Papers of Michigan was formed to facilitate the exchange of ideas between its member publications and their employees in Michigan. The purpose being to promote the interests of […]

Cavs win one, lose two in the past week

FLINT — Mt. Morris came to town on Monday and went sent home with an 8-0 defeat at the hands of the Carman-Ainsworth soccer team. The Cavaliers came out strong in the first half with six goals and added two more in the second half to enact the mercy-rule victory. Selena Johnson made one save in goal for the shutout […]