2013-08-29

Young Lady Cavaliers hit the golf course twice this week



LAPEER — The Lady Cavs returned to action on Monday for the Charger Invite, hosted by Flint Powers Catholic, finishing the day with a 459. Meghan Borgerding shot a 90 to lead the team, while Alanna Gleason recorded a 112. Mikaila Garrison shot her way to a 125 and Madison Cox rounded out the scorecard with a 132. “I’m a […]

Carman-Ainsworth tennis fourth at Owosso




OWOSSO — The Cavs’ boys tennis team finished fourth at the Owosso Quad last Thursday. Chris Crowder dropped all three of his matches at No. 1 Singles, losing, 1-6, 0-6, to Saginaw Heritage’s Joe Popielarz, then dropped a 1-6, 3-6 decision to Traverse City West’s Jeff Linenger and was defeated 0-6, 0-6 by Luke Mills of Midland. Noah Reed lost […]

Heading back to school



Boys & Girls Club of Greater Flint receives grant



FLINT — The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Flint has announced it was selected to receive a $1,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the Darden Foundation, the charitable arm of Darden Restaurants Inc. The grants program, now in its second year, empowers each restaurant in the Darden family of brands to help award a […]

In brief



Four businesses celebrate opening in downtown Flint FLINT — Four local businesses celebrated their grand openings in downtown Flint during a “Partners for Progress” press event hosted by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and the City of Flint. Chyrsa’s Alterations and Exclusive Apparel Design, Timothy Goodrich Custom Shoes, BRIX and Network Labs “cut the ribbon” on their new […]

First township Biz Expo held at Davenport




FLINT TWP. — The township teamed up with Davenport University to offer a business expo that is hoped to become an annual event. The first Experience Flint Township Business Expo was held from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 21 in the front parking lot at Davenport University, 4318 Miller Rd. About 45 vendors signed up for the free exposure which was […]

Hole in road riles residents




FLINT TWP. — Residents of Highland Meadows Drive in the the Western Hills subdivision are unhappy about deterioration of their street after paying to have it repaved fairly recently. One resident, Earl Gilcreast, came to a recent township board meeting to voice those concerns in person. He spoke of a hole in the pavement in front of one home and […]

The difference between men and women




Besides the obvious physical differences between the two sexes, I’ve noticed men and women are very much un-alike in the ways each conduct themselves socially. Guys, in many ways, have a much more laid back approach to dealing with life’s little curve balls, while women are very adamant in taking care of a problem and addressing it efficiently. Now before […]

C-A board looks at state accountability scorecard



FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth School District rates a yellow overall, as do the elementary and middle schools. But the high school is a code orange and the alternative education program is in the red zone. The Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education took its first look at a new color-coded Accountability Scorecard released Aug. 20 for districts and schools statewide […]

Stabenow visits Burton to discuss farm bill




BURTON — U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow paid a visit to Burton’s Mr. Rodgers Garden Program “Hoop House” Aug. 21. Stabenow, chairwoman of the Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, met with members of the program at the gardens located behind Ebenezer Ministries on Center Road to discuss the 2013 Farm Bill and the benefits the bill has on farming jobs and […]