Hobby Lobby among religious groups

FLINT TWP. — Hobby Lobby, which operates a craft store at 3192 Linden Road, is embroiled in a legal battle pitting religious groups against the government health-care reform. Oklahoma-based Hobby Lobby has filed a lawsuit seeking exemption from a mandate under the Affordable Care Act that would force the company to provide insurance coverage for its employees that would pay […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Voodoo magic

The Baltimore Ravens take home the Lombardi Trophy with a 34-31 victory over the San Francisco 49ers, and the Fat Guy’s streak of 10 straight Super Bowl winning picks comes to a screeching halt. The power went out of the crystal cheeseball just like the power went out for 34 minutes at the Super Bowl in New Orleans. That was […]

I-69 International Trade Corridor to honor region’s exporters

FLINT — The First Annual Exporter of the Year Awards will take place Feb. 7. The event is presented by the I-69 International Trade Corridor economic development partners to honor exporters in the region. The event takes place at the Lapeer Country Club from 5:30-7 p.m. An Exporter of the Year award will be presented to one company in Shiawassee, […]

Cavaliers top Wolves at the ‘Gravel Pit’

FLINT TOWNSHIP — Clarkston came to the ‘Gravel Pit’ on Tuesday and returned home with a 53-50 defeat at the hands of Carman-Ainsworth. The matchup pitted two Class A heavyweights that was not decided until the final seconds. Clarkston hoisted a three-pointer as time expired, but it fell short and the Cavs held on for the victory. The Wolves led […]

In brief

Men’s event at IMA Brookwood BURTON — A brand new, can’t miss, gotta be there men’s event — Burgers, Brews & Dudes at IMA Brookwood Golf Club, Feb. 8, from 3-7 p.m. The cost is $35 per person. All proceeds benefit the IMA Recreation Association and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Flint. The event is sponsored by The […]

Swimmers win second straight

FLINT — The Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing swimming and diving team won for the second time in a week last Thursday when it beat Davison, 104-82, at the Kearsley High pool. The Cavaliers had topped Midland seven days earlier and now stand 4-3 overall and 3-3 in the Saginaw Valley League. Patrick Sharp again swept the freestyle sprint events, taking the 50-yard […]

Local health organization brightens smiles to mark National Dental Month

GENESEE COUNTY — Mentioning the dentist to children usually brings up a variety of reactions — some recoil in horror at the mere thought of drills and cleanings, while others are eager for their next set of sparkly stickers and free brushing kit (minus the flavored tooth polish). But on Feb. 18 the staff at Hamilton Community Health Network (HCHN) […]

Carman-Ainsworth wrestling second at league meet

MIDLAND — While members of the Big Nine, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity wrestling team had some incredibly successful seasons. Davison was generally a little bit more successful, though. This fact rang especially true at the Saginaw Valley Conference wrestling championships last weekend, where the Cavaliers finished second with a score of 211.5. Davison was first at this 15-team event with 269.5, […]

Motivational speaker urges C-AHS students

FLINT TWP. — Like his grandfather and father before him, Eric Thomas was a high school drop-out. At age 16, rebellious and headstrong, he found himself living on the gritty streets of Detroit involved with the wrong people and headed to no good end. A minister who saw potential in the young street thug persuaded him to return to school […]

Lady Cavs fall to Davison

DAVISON — The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ bowling team entered the match up at 9-1 and ranked No. 1 in the state, taking on the 10-0 Davison Cardinals, ranked No. 3 in the state. Unfortunately for the Lady Cavaliers, they came out on the losing end of a 17-13 match. The teams, however, split the BAKER games, 161-156 and 163- 147. […]