A smoker-friendly place

Cigar and pipe shop opens near Vehicle City Harley

FLINT TWP. — With men as a primary target customer, what better place to locate a smoking shop than in the middle of a motorcycle and recreational vehicle complex. That was part of the strategy behind Prohibition 333 Cigars move in December to the Vehicle City Harley-Davidson building on Austins Parkway. Another reason was its proximity to and visibility from […]

Community supports local child with Leukemia

SWARTZ CREEK — Emma Moorman, 2, was a busy bee of a child with an unceasing curiosity for life, but that was halted the last week in August of this year. Her parents Rachel and Adam Bedard took her to the doctor for unusual fatigue and loss of appetite. “I knew something was wrong when she was sleeping so much. […]

In brief

Amish goods available at Genesee Valley Center FLINT TWP. — Lighthouse Fudge Co. at Genesee Valley Center is now offering a line of goods made by the Amish. Over 100 different Amish made foods are now available including several No Sugar Added products. Pie fillings, jams, jellies, mustards, butters, spreads, relishes, BBQ sauces, rock candy and salsas are made with […]

CA gearing up for homecoming week

FLINT TWP. — A week of fun and fundraising lies ahead as Carman-Ainsworth celebrates Homecoming Week with a host of spirit activities, two football games, a parade and traditional dance. CAHS students are voting this week on their choice for Homecoming King and Queen. A preliminary round of voting produced five female finalists and six males (due to a tie). […]

Enrollment down at Carman-Ainsworth

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth student enrollment count Thursday was 4,390, said Russ Parks, assistant superintendent of operations. That’s down 171 students from the official count last fall of 4,561 and 148 students fewer than the 4,538 reported in the February 2011 count. It’s also larger than a projected 100-student decline the district budgeted for this year. Declining enrollment and property […]

CA Yearbook earns state award

FLINT TWP. — Carman Ainsworth High School’s 2010-2011 yearbook has earned a gold medal from the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association, Scoring 800 out of 1,000 points, the book also received average to above average scores in categories including photography, theme concept and writing. The staff also entered individual categories which will be awarded in April 2012. The Yearbook class started […]

Bay Mills casino developers want police, fire agreements

FLINT TWP. — Legal issues still block the development of a proposed casino here but representatives of the Bay Mills Indian Community confidently approached the Township Board of Trustees to begin discussions about public safety and other necessary services. “ We came down for an official meeting, wanted to make ourselves known and begin the dialog, the relationship between the […]

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