In brief

Time to order new buses FLINT TWP. — A few new school buses might be coming to replace some of the district’s aging fleet. Twelve district buses were red-tagged last month during an annual Michigan State Police bus safety inspection, said Russ Parks, assistant superintendent in his report to the Board of Education last week. State law requires that all […]

Students support rival in time of sorrow

FLUSHING — It’s been a tough year for Flushing High School students, and their peers over at Carman-Ainsworth took notice. After the second death of a Flushing senior in two weeks — and third in a year — Carman-Ainsworth students organized a gesture of sympathy last Friday night during a basketball doubleheader in the Flushing gym. In between the girls’ […]

Police Blotter

Busy burglar arrested with a truckload of stolen stuff FLINT TWP. — A 24-year-old Flint man was arrested and charged after apparently going on an extended theft spree. The sequence of events leading to his arrest began when police responded to a burglary call at 7:15 a.m Jan. 11 in the 4900 block of Walnut Ridge in the Walnut Square […]

Cavs take down previously unbeaten Bridgeport Bearcats

FLINT — The Cavaliers’ boys basketball team started slow this season, but seems to be hitting its stride as the season progresses, evidenced by its 66- 42 victory over previously unbeaten Bridgeport on Tuesday. Carman-Ainsworth started strong and never let up as they led, 15-8, after one quarter and stretched the lead to 12 at the half with an 18-13 […]

Public invited to MCC student drawing exhibition

FLINT — An exhibition of drawings by Mott Community College’s Basic Drawing students is at the Fine Arts Gallery, located in the Visual Arts and Design Center on the Mott Community College main campus, 1401 E. Court St. in Flint. The exhibit will run through Jan. 31. This event is free and open to the public. The drawings for this […]

Cavalier bowlers beat Flint Powers

GRAND BLANC — Carman-Ainsworth bowlers blew past Flint Powers Catholic, 28- 2, in a match last Saturday at Galaxy Lanes. The Cavaliers were led by Kassidy Lord, who posted scores of 191 and 183. Kenzey Lord added a 203 and Quinisha Burnett bowled a 184. Carman-Ainsworth will bowl in the Flint Metro Bowling Conference Championship this Sunday at Richfield Lanes. […]

New Mexican restaurant now open

FLINT TWP. — Montrose’s tragic loss is Flint Township’s fortunate gain. Last June, Nicolas Zaragoza lost his Montrose business – El Agave Authentic Mexican Restaurant – when the historic downtown building housing it and other businesses burned to the ground. But rising from those ashes is Zaragoza’s new venture – El Ranchero Authentic Mexican Restaurant which opened last month at […]

Sports Shorts

Now available: New fitness opportunities BURTON — The Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth Adult and Community Education Program is offering several health and fitness classes for adults during its winter/ spring 2012 sessions, including Power Flex Yoga at Bendle Middle School on Tuesdays from 7-7:45 p.m. for $35 from Jan. 24-Feb. 21, Feb. 28, Mar. 27 and April 10-May 8. The program also has […]

New alliance seeks to help businesses, couples

GENESEE COUNTY— Planning an exceptional wedding in Genesee County is getting a whole lot easier, thanks to a new alliance of businesses formed recently in the area. The Genesee County Bridal Alliance seeks to make finding and contacting professional wedding vendors as easy as possible for couples planning weddings. With that goal in mind the Board of Directors of the […]

Frantic demise

In basketball, the pace is often supposed This also is not about teams going to be fast-paced and unsettling, especially through rebuilding years; that brings with for the opponent. it an entirely different set of circumstances However, this season appears to be especially and challenges. What we are seeing first challenging for many of our area hand is a lack […]