In brief

Business meeting features Citizens Bank officer FLINT TWP. — Steve Schiestel, chief investment officer for Citizens Bank, will be the guest speaker at the West Flint Business Association monthly meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 20 in the meeting room at Teppanyaki Grill & Buffet (formerly Old Country Buffet) on Miller Road. Schiestel will discuss the recent merger with […]

Lady Cavs fall at Powers

FLINT — Carman- Ainsworth struggled to its lowest score of the season last Friday in a 65-25 girls’ basketball loss at Powers Catholic. The Lady Cavaliers managed just four points in the first quarter and trailed, 38-10, at halftime. A 20-7 third quarter triggered a running clock, as Powers led, 58- 17, going into the fourth. Carman-Ainsworth’s two lowest scores […]

Snowstorm didn’t derail special dance

FLINT TWP. — One of the first special occasions in a young girl’s life is when she gets all dressed up for a special date with her dad. So it should come as no surprise that last Friday’s hefty dumping of snow closed schools earlier in the day but could not keep away hundreds of Carman-Ainsworth students who attended the […]

Cavs bowl strong at Eisenhower tourney

UTICA — The Carman-Ainsworth bowling team traveled to Utica on Sunday for Utica Eisenhower’s annual doubles tournament. The boys were able to win the whole thing, as Parker Zellar and Jordan Nunn were victorious for the boys. Zellar won the Dane doubles tournament just a year ago. As for the Lady Cavaliers, the combination of Kenzey Lord and Quinisha Burnett […]

Special primary election coming on March 12

GENESEE COUNTY — Voters will go to the polls on March 12 for a special primary election to fill a state senate seat vacated by John Gleason, Democrat, who resigned after being elected Genesee County Clerk in November. Seven candidates have filed to fill the partial term that ends Jan. 1, 2015. Five are Democrats and two are Republicans, including […]

Sports Shorts

Junior Generals win three games in a row FLINT — In North American Tier III Hockey League action, the Flint Junior Generals defeated the Michigan Mountain Cats on Sunday, 1-0. Scoring the game’s only goal was Flint’s Trevor Benaglio at 2:31 of the first period on the assists by Phillip Garza and Edward Osowski. In net for the Junior Gens, […]

Nursing home achieves five-star rating

FLINT TWP. — Booking a room a five-star hotel brings expectations of superior service and first-class amenities. Similarly, a nursing home facility with a five-star rating is a sign of top-notch medical care. So the celebration going on is understandable at Kith Haven nursing home, G-1069 Ballenger Hwy. which recently received its first overall five-star rating. The rating is by […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Streaking halt

Anybody out there ready for football season yet? I know I am already in deep mourning and it has only been over for one lousy week. I am still upset over my Super Bowl losing pick, too! The Fat Guy did not want to see his 10-0 streak of winners come to a streaking halt. I guess we can have […]

HCHN taking part in Children’s Dental Month

(Editor’s Note: The following is an updated version of a story that appeared in last week’s View and Index. It includes correct address locations and phone numbers.) 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 […]

Cavs clinch league title

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth clinched the Saginaw Valley League-South Division boys’ basketball championship outright Tuesday night with a 69-56 victory over Flint Southwestern. The Cavaliers, 12-3 overall, are 10-1 in SVL-South in their first year in the league. They lead Southwestern and Davison by two games with one game to play. Carman-Ainsworth took a slim, 11-8 lead in the […]