2013-05-23

Genesee Health Plan awarded for helping the uninsured



FLINT — The Genesee Health Plan received the 2013 Community Partnership Award from the Greater Flint AFL-CIO Central Labor Council in recognition of its efforts to help uninsured and under-insured Genesee County residents get access to health care services and treatments. GHP received the award May 20, at a Friends of Labor Recognition Dinner at the IMA Brookwood Golf and […]

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FGS to hold annual dinner FLINT — The Flint Genealogical Society will have their annual dinner June 4, 6 p.m., at The Masonic Temple, 755 S. Saginaw St., Flint. Speaker will be Kim Crawford, on his book “The Daring Trader: Jacob Smith in the Michigan Territory, 1802-1825.” Tickets are $15 and the public is welcome. For reservations, call President Jim […]

Business group selects annual scholarship winners




FLINT TWP. — From a long list of worthy applicants for its annual scholarship awards, the West Flint Business Association chose three winners: LaTisha Bowie of Burton, Jasmin Newton of Grand Blanc and Amanda Ried of Swartz Creek. Each was awarded a $2,500 scholarship presented last week at the W.F.B.A.’s monthly meeting. Bowie was the recipient of the Adult Learner […]

Cavs’ baseball priming for tourney




FLUSHING — While the Carman-Ainsworth varsity baseball team has had the good fortune to draw a bye for the first round of the Michigan High School Athletic Association championship tournament on May 28, so has every other team assigned to Flushing district No. 3-1. That means the Cavs, 10-15 overall, 8-4 Saginaw Valley League, won’t have any extra advantage when […]

Bishop plays host to mock disaster drill




FLINT — Bishop Airport hosted the tri-annual “Live Disaster Drill” May 16. The tri-annual live simulation included a fire in an airplane and a chemical spill or “Hazmat incident” at CN Railroad, located north of the airport. The purpose of the drill is to “ensure the safety of passengers flying in and out of Bishop International Airport.” The drill started […]

Golfers head for district




BAY CITY — Carman-Ainsworth likely will get nothing but experience out of the Div. 1 golf district it will play in next week. But, that’s just fine with coach Bob Blaylock and the Cavaliers. The Cavs will mix it up with some of the best teams on this side of the state in the 12-team tournament May 31 at Bay […]

Police dept. buys gas masks




FLINT TWP. — Similar to military personnel, police officers can face a variety of situations involving breathing hazards. So a recent request from the Flint Township Police Department to purchase 14 Millennium gas masks was unanimously approved by the township board. A purchase order indicated the costs of the masks is $5,572.24. They will be purchased from C.M.P. Distributors Inc. […]

Softball heads into tough district




FLUSHING — Carman-Ainsworth faces a stiff challenge in the Div. 1 softball districts next week at Flushing High. The Cavaliers will open the June 1 tournament against Kearsley at 10 a.m. If they get past the Hornets, 18-14, the Cavs would face either Metro League champion Swartz Creek, 24-7, or the host Raiders, 11-13-1, who swept Carman- Ainsworth, 14-2 and […]

Harley seeks permit to set off fireworks




FLINT TWP. — A spectacular fireworks show could be lighting up the skies over Flint Township next month at the Vehicle City Harley Davidson dealership, 2400 Austins Parkway, pending approval of its special event permit application by the Flint Township Board. A request to hold an event from noon to 10 p.m. on. June 8 was removed from the township […]

Lady Cavaliers’ tennis season comes to an end




SAGINAW — The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ tennis team had an impressive season down the stretch and showed improvement with every match played. Their run came to an end on Thursday at regional No. 8- 1, hosted by Saginaw Heritage. At No. 1 Singles, J’Lynn Corder defeated Bay City Central’s Sunni Nix, 6-2, 6-1, before falling to Grand Ledge’s Lauren Sharp. […]


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