2011-12-15

Resident calls for township name-change



FLINT TWP. — A resident is once again calling for the township to seriously consider becoming a city and severing Flint from its name. Speaking during public comment at the Dec. 5 township board meeting, Chuck Hughes said he would gladly sit on a board commissioned to study feasibility. “ This is my annual trip to the podium to request […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Overstepping lines

The NBA is back and training camps have opened up in all NBA cities. The biggest news has centered around Chris Paul down in New Orleans. Paul was headed to the Los Angeles Lakers until the commissioner, David Stern, nixed the potential deal. My opinion is, David Stern overstepped his boundaries and succumbed to pressure from some other owners. Dan […]

Breaking the law gets student expelled



FLINT TWP. — A state-mandated expulsion was among four student disciplinary actions approved this week by the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Trustees. Expelled students are not identified by name and details of their offenses are not disclosed. But Student D was expelled for violating the student code of conduct and breaking state law. Superintendent Bill Haley said a state-mandated expulsion is […]