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ROWE celebrates Golden Anniversary FLINT — ROWE Professional Services Company is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. In 1962, a young Dave Rowe founded Rowe Engineering and Surveying Services. Ironically, one of Dave’s first offices was within a few blocks of ROWE’s current headquarters in downtown Flint. Dave’s original philosophy of doing what’s best for the client in the long […]

Unsung heroes

Last Friday was a complete nightmare for many of us with the unexpected snow that blanketed the area. School buses loaded with high school athletes headed off for basketball games around 3 p.m. with the grass still very much visible and a very worry-free prediction of a light dusting less than one inch of snow. However, by tip off at […]

Can’t keep a good kid down

My son Sam spent last weekend with me, and when I picked him up on Friday he was in his usual mode — raring to go. The minute Sam, 8, gets in the car he is sure to tell me everything he wants to do for the weekend. He doesn’t leave anything unplanned. He tells me what he wants for […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Beach drama

The Pebble Beach National Pro-Am provided some awesome golf by Phil "lefty” Mickelson. Big Phil paired with arch rival Tiger Woods and provided the highest television ratings in 15 years at Pebble Beach. The dramatic finish never did materialize between Phil and Tiger. Phil provided the dramatic golf on Sunday, when he trailed by six strokes. He made up eight […]

‘Change the WORLD’

Carman-Ainsworth students encouraged to move beyond comfort zone and ...

FLINT TWP. — Isaiah Oliver’s message began with an analogy about a man’s dog moaning in pain because it was sitting on a nail. Asked why the animal would not move, the man said because it was not uncomfortable enough yet with the pain. People often find themselves in uncomfortable situations analogous to sitting on a nail but don’t move […]

Carman-Ainsworth swim gets Big Nine win

FLINT — The perils of a varsity sports schedule are as numerous as they are varied, so when the Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing varsity boys’ swim and dive team found out the pool that Davison rents from Kearsley was already slated to host a different prep matchup all together last Thursday, the Cavaliers and Cardinals were fortunate enough to be able to […]

In brief

Boy injured in mowing accident to host fundraiser METAMORA — Archer Granger, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ 2011 Michigan State Champion, will be hosting a fundraiser to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) and Hurley Children’s Hospital. The event is Feb. 24 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Metamora BP in Metamora (on M24 North of Dryden Road). For […]

Cavs’ duo wins bowling tourney

CLINTON TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth bowlers Quinton Burnett and Parker Zellar combined to win the Utica Eisenhower Doubles Tournament last Sunday at Imperial Lanes. The pair qualified fifth out of 96 teams, with Burnett posting the high series of the tourney at 752. They then beat a Saline team for the title with a BAKER score of 279-195. Kenzey Lord […]

MCC graphics coordinator gets Fulbright Scholarship

FLINT — Mara Jevera Fulmer, professor and program coordinator in Graphic Design at Mott Community College, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Russia at the Yekaterinburg Academy of Contemporary Art during May 2012, according to the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Fulmer will be teaching a short course on cultural […]

Adaptive therapies and equipment put disabled back in action

GRAND BLANC — Any time an individual suffers a debilitating injury, their first reaction is denial, then cognitive/ emotional hurdles set in that often lead them to think that the activities they had enjoyed inside and outside are no longer an option. Adaptive equipment, training and rehabilitation can put them back on the ski slopes, onto sled hockey teams and […]

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