2014-06-19

Alexander misses Border Classic



FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth graduate Jevonte Alexander was not able to participate in the Ohio-Michigan High School Border Classic football game last Saturday in Findlay, Ohio. Alexander had been selected for the Michigan team by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association, but he had undergone shoulder surgery in January and was not cleared to play by doctors, said Carman- […]

Sports Shorts



New organization to offer adult recreation league FLINT — Beginning in July, Genesee County residents will have the opportunity to participate in a new social sports club organized by StaynPlayFlint. The first league, flag football, is scheduled to begin July 6 with basketball starting on July 15. The mission of StaynPlayFlint is to create a network of residents actively involved […]

IN PERFECT HARMONY



As the weather warmed up and the school year wound down, the urge to be outdoors was irresistible. Members of the Carman-Ainsworth High School marching band drum line enjoyed a perfect blend by holding their practice outside recently. A spokesperson said they were honing their skills in preparation for band camp in August.

Tee Time



SATURDAY, JUNE 21 Golf For Love 16th Annual Golf Outing at Rolling Hills golfers must report by 7:30 a.m. with an 8 a.m. tee off time. $55 per person you get 18 holes with cart, donuts and coffee, hot dog brunch, and a full roast beef dinner after the tournament. Gifts and prize raffles, a photo of your foursome, trophies […]

City diner gets liquor license




FLINT TWP. — A tavern liquor license for the Vehicle City Classic Diner, 3142 Miller Road, won 6-1 approval from the township board of trustees Monday night. Trustee Belenda Parker voted against it because it includes an extended Sunday sales permit. She stressed that she has no objection to the business. A tavern license allows a business to sell only […]

Township seeking police, fire millage increase on Nov. ballot




FLINT TWP. — Township voters will be asked to approve a 3.85 mills increase for public safety on the November 4 ballot. Ballot language unanimously approved by the board of trustees Monday night seeks a ten-year levy from 2014-2024. The first year would generate about $3 million in revenue, according to the approved ballot resolution. That breaks down to about […]

Longtime firefighter hangs up his helmet




FLINT TWP. — After 38 years of service, Lt. Robert Lloyd of the township fire department, is retiring. He received special recognition during a cake reception at the township board meeting Monday night. Fire Chief John Ringwelski praised Lloyd for his firefighting and organizational skills. He was the kind of guy who, in the aftermath of a fire, would wipe […]


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