2014-05-22

In brief



Moment of silence FLINT TWP. — Supervisor Karyn Miller called for a moment of silence at the township board meeting Monday night in memory of her friend and colleague Paul Bueche, former Swartz Creek city manager and police chief, who died last week. Miller said he was a public servant for 37 years. “We lost a good person,’’ she said. […]

Sports Shorts



Carr camp coming FLINT — Dallas Cowboys’ cornerback and former Carman-Ainsworth player Brandon Carr will be running a football camp at CAHS on June 14. Details: go to ow.ly/wKos2. — K.W. Jr. Generals say goodbye FLINT — The Flint Junior Generals, a North American Tier III Hockey League team based at Flint’s Iceland Arena, will soon depart the Vehicle City. […]

CAHS senior named Meijer PSA semifinalist




FLINT TWP. — Cameron Edwards, a senior at Carman- Ainsworth High School, is continuing his winning ways in video- and filmmaking. In February, Cameron was named first runner-up in the Detroit Pistons Black History Month scholarship competition, winning a $5,000 prize for his original speech and video. Now, he as been selected as a Top 10 semifinalist in the Meijer […]

Roundup



GOLF: The Cavaliers finished 10th in the Wolfpack Invitational in Bay City on Tuesday, shooting 436. Haywood Petty led the Cavs with an 88. Carman-Ainsworth was supposed to play in the Saginaw Valley League season ending tournament last Thursday, but that event was postponed by rain and will be made up today. – D.N. LACROSSE The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ lacrosse season […]

Round ‘em up, and roll ‘em in

Scrap tire collection coming May 31


FLINT TWP. — Flint Township residents will have an opportunity to legally dispose of any scrap tires around the house or yard during a free clean-up day, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 31 at the township hall. A picture identification or utility bill proving residency must be presented. Each household will be allowed to dispose of up to […]

Tee Time



Tee Time is sponsored by View Newspaper Group to give area service clubs, charitable organizations, non-profits, sports booster clubs and other civic and community organizations an opportunity to publicize their golf outings. If your group or club is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for a charitable or community cause, email your outing information to: jpayne@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to […]

2 caught, 2 sought in unarmed attempted jewelry store robbery



FLINT TWP. — Two of four suspects have been arrested after attempting to rob Medawar Jewelers, 3093 S Linden Road, according to Lt. Robert Batinkoff, in a report to the township board Monday night. Shortly after 6 p.m. on Friday, May 16, the four unarmed suspects entered the store and used hammers to smash open display cases containing Rolex watches. […]

I’m going back to Cali

Fat Guy Corner

The Preakness has a winner and his name is California Chrome. The Chrome man won the second leg of the Triple Crown and did it pretty easily. I gave you California Chrome last week as the winner and he came through for me at the betting window. Heck, I even picked the horse who ran second, Ride On Curling. It […]

‘Shakespeare in the Park’

Free performances open to the public

GENESEE COUNTY — For 10 years, Flint’s “Shakespeare in the Park” in Kearsley Park has drawn rave reviews and enthusiastic crowds for productions of classic Shakespeare plays in the heart of Flint. Again this year, the production is going beyond Kearsley Park to parks across the city and county. This year’s production — Merry Wives of Windsor — features key […]

Fishing report



Walleye, pike and muskellunge season for the Upper Peninsula, Great Lakes, St. Mary’s River and the inland lakes opened on May 15. The catch-and-immediate release bass season for all Upper Peninsula waters including the Great Lakes also opened on May 15. SOUTHEAST LOWER PENINSULA Lake Erie: Walleye were scattered and moving into deeper water. Surface temperatures were in the high […]