The Huckleberry Radio Hour

Crossroads Village announces music lineup

GENESEE TWP. — The Genesee County Parks has announced the fourth season of The Huckleberry Radio Hour, an old-time radio show broadcast live on 1470AM-WFNT from the historic Colwell Opera House at Crossroads Village. Michigan’s only regularly scheduled live radio variety show will open the season June 18 with special guest artist singer/songwriter Claudia Schmidt, along with regulars Neil Woodward, […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Taproot with special guests the Fabulous Miss Wendy, Long Reef and Avenue Sky, June 10. Tickets are $15 in advance. Egypt Central with special guests Two Headed Chan, Xitpoint and Last Born Legend will perform June 11. Tickets are $10 in […]


SA Soccer Camps are coming GENESEE COUNTY — One of the most respected and experienced soccer training organizations in the United States, Midwest Soccer Academy, will be running their highly popular Soccer training camps in Genesee County at the Genesee Fieldhouse and Linden High School. The camps will be held at Genesee Fieldhouse, July 11-15 for players: U8-U18 $129 from […]


Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to calendarbuv@mihomepaper.com or visit the website, www.mihomepaper.com to submit events through the online form. ART/THEATRESATURDAY, JUNE 11Book Bizarre, an evening of books and authors, held at theGreater Flint Arts Council, 816 S. Saginaw St., Flint from 6-9p.m. Details: […]

Congratulations Grads

Carman-Ainsworth baseball falls in finals

SWARTZ CREEK — After dispatching Swartz Creek in pre-districts on May 31 and Flint Northern, 20-1, in the district semifinals, the Flushing varsity baseball team came into last Saturdays No. 3-1 district championship contest firing on all cylinders. Carman-Ainsworth, on the other hand, didn’t get its first BIg Nine win until it beat Powers on May 16 in the second […]

Staff among $2.5m in cuts proposed for C-A schools

FLINT TWP. — Staff reductions are among cost-cutting measures taken by the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Educations in its proposed 2011-12 budget presented at a public hearing Tuesday night. The bottom line is the district has to fill a gap between revenues and expenses of nearly $4 million, said Superintendent William Haley. “We’re proposing roughly $2.5 million in reductions and $1.5 […]

Lady Cavaliers fall in semis

SWARTZ CREEK — A forfeit by Flint Northern in the Div. 1 softball district last Saturday gave Flushing an automatic berth in the finals. Meanwhile, Carman-Ainsworth took a decisive 16-1 win against Flint Northwestern in the first semifinal of the day at 10 a.m. That pitted the Lady Cavs against Flushing in the title game. Flushing shut out Carman-Ainsworth, 10-0, […]

Fire chief criticized in letter to the board

FLINT TWP. — A letter from disgruntled oncall firefighters criticizing the fire chief signaled trouble flaring up in the Flint Township Fire Department, according to a discussion at the township board meeting Monday night. The contents of the letter were not disclosed but references to it indicated concerns about the elimination of staff overtime and training and spending issues. It […]

Cavs’ Mattar reaches regional

BAY CITY — Carman-Ainsworth capped its golf season on a high note last Friday, as Tony Mattar squeezed into one of the last qualifying berths for the regional tournament. The Cavaliers’ senior shot 85 in the Div. 1 district at Bay City Country Club to finish in a four-way tie for the fourth individual qualifying spot. Only the top six […]