FIA holds first Sheppy Dog Fund Lecture

FLINT — The Flint Institute of Arts is holding its first Sheppy Dog Fund Lecture with Rembrandt’s Images of Jesus & the Jewish Community of Amsterdam, presented by guest lecturer Dr. Shelley Perlove, professor of Art History at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, on Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. in the FIA Theater, the lecture is open to the public, free […]

Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney

FLINT — The Flint Institute of Arts will present a retrospective exhibition of illustrations by Jerry Pinkney, one of the most highly acclaimed children’s book artists in America. Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney was organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and will be at the FIA from Jan. 22–April 15. Pinkney has illustrated more than 100 […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present EnTOURage featuring As They Sleep and It Lies Within, with special guests Myths and Legends, Jan. 12. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 the day of the show. There will be a Local Metal Weekend at The Machine Shop on […]

Lady Cavs’ hoops hits a recent snag

SAGINAW— The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team got a taste of the competition they will be facing next school year when the four remaining Big Nine schools will merge into the Saginaw Valley, with their last two contests against soon-to-be conference rivals. The most recent came on Monday when the Cavaliers hosted Flint Northwestern, falling to the Wildcats, 82-55. Carman- Ainsworth […]


Cavaliers suffer defeat at the hands of Athens

TROY — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team has started slower than expected and lost its last game to Troy Athens last Friday, 80-69. The Cavs still have plenty of time to right the ship, but face a very competitive schedule the rest of the way. Athens jumped out to an early lead and led, 20-16, after the first quarter. The […]

Board rejects firefighters contract

FLINT TWP. — A proposed firefighters contract reached after lengthy mediation went up in flames at the township board meeting Monday night. A tentative agreement with the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1425, was rejected in a 3-3 vote with Supervisor Karyn Miller, Clerk Kim Courts and Trustee George Menoutes voting in its favor and trustees Frank Kasle, Belenda […]

Three Cavs 5-0 at Rochester Adams

ROCHESTER — Carman- Ainsworth had three wrestlers go 5-0, and the Cavaliers placed fifth as a team last Saturday in the Rochester Adams Invitational. Malik Dawkins won all five of his matches at 112 pounds, Jacob Weissend did the same at 145 and Lorenzo Redmond was 5-0 at 152 to lead Carman-Ainsworth. Brandon Wesley was third at 130 and Tae […]

Couple talks about Iran’s alleged death sentence against their son

FLINT TWP. — Ali and Behnaz Hekmati, a township couple, are distressed by reports that their son has been sentenced to death in Iran, accused of being an American spy. Unconfirmed reports say Amir Hekmati, 28, who for a time attended Carman- Ainsworth schools, has been found guilty of charges made when he was detained in August of 2011. His […]

Raiders return to ice

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