FSPA presents Glen Holcomb

FLINT — Flint School of Performing Arts faculty member Glen Holcomb will perform at 7 p.m., May 2 in the Anderson Room at the Flint Institute of Music, 1025 E. Kearsley St. in Flint. Guest artists include Dr. Augustus Hill and Dave Kimber. Music selections include such songs as “O Sole Mio” and “Bess, Oh Where’s My Bess?”. Glen L. […]

Maxwell Therapy honors local woman as March Pay It Forward winner

FLINT TWP. — A local resident’s selfless hard work and dedication is being recognized as the March 2014 winner of the “Pay It Forward” program at Maxwell Therapy LLC. Louise Downs may look like your average grandmother, but she is much more than that. Downs wears many hats, including senior caregiver, “Violet the Klutzy Klown” for hospice patients, active church […]

HealthPlus recognizes top sales achievers

FLINT – HealthPlus recently announced its 2013 “sales achiever of the year” honorees in three categories. Sara Frey, new business sales executive, earned the honor for new business sales. Frey, who joined HealthPlus in 2011 and is based in the company’s Troy office, achieved 103 percent of her 2013 goal. For account retention, Scott Feldpausch, a senior sales executive, is […]

Carman-Ainsworth splits with Panthers

LAPEER — In a non-conference twinbill originally scheduled for April 1, the Cavs won 5-3 and lost 9-2 at Lapeer West on Saturday. Game one featured Brennen Gleason earning the complete game win in addition to going 4-for-4 with a double and three RBI. Taking the decision in the nightcap was Austin Yost. In another non-league doubleheader, Carman-Ainsworth split with […]

Lady Cavaliers softball struggles on road

ORTONVILLE – Carman-Ainsworth opened its softball season with a rough road trip the past week, losing doubleheaders at Durand and Brandon. The Cavaliers also dropped a home twinbill to Bendle to start the season 0-6. On Tuesday, Carman-Ainsworth lost a doubleheader to Brandon, 16-2 and 18-0. Hailey Fyfe had two hits for the Cavaliers. Last Thursday, Carman-Ainsworth lost a pair […]

Sports Shorts

Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth to host karate classes FLINT — The Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth Adult and Community Education programs will host karate classes for kids, adults, teens and families in April. Karate for kids 4 and up will run every Tuesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at South Bendle from April 15-June 3 and at Carman-Ainsworth High School every Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. April 17-June […]


GOLF The Cavaliers played their first Saginaw Valley League jamboree of the season Monday, shooting 451 at Sawmill in Saginaw. Tyson Fields led the Cavs with a 98. Last Thursday, Carman-Ainsworth hosted a non-league dual against Owosso at Fenton Farms and lost, 174-225. Haywood Petty led the Cavs with a 50. Carman-Ainsworth will play in the Lapeer Tune-up on Friday. […]

Outdoor Calander

May 3 Special Event, Handgun Steel Fun Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Shooting starts at 9:15 a.m., last sign in at 2:30 p.m. $5 members, $10 non-members. 30 target sweep or five-at-a-time, like pins. May 10 Bowling Pin Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Sign up starts at 9:15 a.m. ends at 2:30 p.m. $5 members, $10 non-members. May […]

Honoring an officer

Retiring police lieutenant lauded for 31 years of exemplary service

FLINT TWP. — A man who literally and figuratively stands head and shoulders above the rest, Lieutenant Tim Jones is retiring after 31 years with the township police department, effective May 2. As Field Operations Commander, the 6-foot-8 Jones is frequently a visible presence at crime and accident scenes. “Personally, I will miss him more than anyone else,” said Police […]

Tee Time

SATURDAY, MAY 17 The Swartz Creek Athletic Boosters will host their 16TH Annual Golf Outing at GENESEE VALLEY MEADOWS. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. Four-person, or two-person teams, all ages welcome. Entry fee is $60 per person, includes 18 holes of golf with cart, hot dogs at the turn, prizes, and appetizers after the tournament. The field is limited to […]