Longer terms approved for board

FLINT TWP. — Terms for Carman- Ainsworth board members were reset to comply with a new state law moving school elections to November of even-numbered years, A resolution passed by the board Tuesday night extended the terms of trustees by six to 18 months. Terms of trustees Recco Richardson and Don Conway, due to expire June 30, 2012, were extended […]

This shoe store is big on comfort

Shoe Prints now open on Miller Rd.

BY RHONDA S. SANDERS 810-452-2665  rsanders@mihomepaper.com FLINT TWP. — Shoe Prints outgrew its former home at Red Wings Shoes, a work and hiking specialty shoe store on Linden Road. So owners of the well-established store decided to move all of their non-Red Wing brands to a new 1,700-square-foot store at 4205 Miller Road in the Valley Plaza, said Dennis […]

ROWE names new associate

FLINT — Effective Jan. 1, Daniel W. Bartlett, PE, CFM, will be an associate at ROWE Professional Services Company. He will join the group of 10 current associates, company stakeholders who participate in firm management and long-range goal development to improve the quality of services provided to clients. Bartlett joined ROWE in 1999 as a student survey field technician and […]

In brief

Consumers choose Genesys as one of nation’s best GENESEE COUNTY — For the 10th consecutive year, consumers have chosen Genesys as one of the nation’s top hospitals for overall quality, best doctors, best nurses, and best image and reputation. National Research Corporation (NRC), the leader in health care performance measurement and improvement, announced the country’s 2011/2012 Consumer Choice Award winners […]

Carman wrestlers start fast

OWOSSO — Carman-Ainsworth crowned three individual champions and finished fourth as a team in the six-team Owosso Invitational wrestling tournament last Saturday. Wesley Cummings, Cameron Martin and Jake Weissend all went 5-0 to win titles at 112, 145 and 152 pounds, respectively. Jalen Boone placed second at 125, despite suffering a cut under his eye that later required stitches. The […]


age 85, peacefully passed away Thursday evening, December 8, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. Dr. Stanbury was born to Edward and Muriel (Deneau) Stanbury in Detroit on October 5, 1926. Don attended Royal Oak High School with his twin brother, Harry, where they were members of their 1944 high school State Championship Cross Country team. His high school diploma […]

Cavs still winless after falling to Clarkston

CLARKSTON — The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ basketball team remains winless after posting non-league losses to Clarskton and Howell. The Wolves welcomed the Cavaliers on Tuesday and handed them an ugly, 81-45 loss. Clarkston led, 25-7, after the first quarter and, 46-13, at the half. The Cavs were out-scored, 35-32, in the second half. Justin Person led Carman with 14 points, […]


SWARTZ CREEK — Child at heart, Gerald Roberts, has done what few rarely get to do, return to their childhood and have a spouse who lets him. The Roberts’ have only been married seven years, but between them both, they have enough Christmas village collectibles to divide into townships. “I’ve always been interested in trains as a kid,” Roberts said. […]

Sports Shorts

Co-ed adult race league hits the slopes BRIGHTON — Mt. Brighton’s guys and gals seven-week racing season begins Wednesdays at 7 p.m. with opening night on January 4. The team racing is for seven-member teams, but people can enter individually or as a team. Open to all levels, the format is a dual course format with runs taking place between […]

In brief

Christmas Rainbow event to raise money for families GENESEE COUNTY — Christmas Rainbow is an event that allows for Phoenix Soccer (a local soccer organization) to raise money for families in Genesee County. For $20 you and up to three members of your family can enjoy a meal, talent show, face painting, and a silent auction. Additional activities are available […]