2014-07-10

Twp. board pays tribute to former trustee Huffman




FLINT TWP. — James Huffman, who served at a township trustee from 1968 to 1976, was honored by the township board with a proclamation and tribute at its Monday night meeting. Huffman died June 19 at age 92. In a proclamation presented to his son, David Huffman, who serves on the township road advisory committee, Huffman was praised for a […]

All-Valley Soccer



SOUTHERN DIVISION First-Team All-Valley/School/ClassRachel Roop C/A 12Alexis Thurber C/A 12Alyssa Burke Dav 11Alayna Hilgendorf Dav 11Raven Mitchell Dav 12Casey Wangler Dav 11Brieanna Luna Fswa 12Amanda Johns Flush 10Madeline Maxwell Flush 12Gabriela Guerra P/C 12Allyson Haran P/C 12Morgan Mckerchie P/C 12Heather Rolls P/C 12Kristin Syrowik P/C 12 Honorable Mention/School/ClassArianna Vantine C/A 9Katrine Jalris Dav 12Adriana Caroll FSWA 12Deanne Logan FSWA 11Dezirea […]

C-A parents thank sponsors of senior class celebration



FLINT TWP. — After a graduation ceremony June 5 at Perani Arena, 200 Carman-Ainsworth Class of 2014 graduates gathered at the high school for the annual overnight Senior Post Grad Celebration. Chaperoned by parents, this post-commencement party is an opportunity for students to celebrate their accomplishment with friends in a safe, substance-free environment. Throughout the night, until 5 a.m. the […]

Tee Time



SATURDAY, JULY 19 Jan Peabody Golf Outing & Fundraiser at CASTLE CREEK GOLF CLUB, 5191 Lum Rd., Lum. Four man scramble team $240 includes hot dog at the turn, lunch, silent auction, contests and more. Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Register online at www.jpeabody. golfscramble.eventbrite.com, or for more information contact Ron Cischke 810- 656-2004. SATURDAY, JULY 19 Third Annual Bill […]

In brief



Goodwill opens new West Flint donation center CLAYTON TWP. — Donating to Goodwill is now easier in the west Flint area with the opening of a new Goodwill Donation Center at 1072 Elms Rd. in the Elms Road Square shopping plaza. A ribbon-cutting was held on Wednesday. It makes the fifth donation center available in the greater Flint area. Goodwill […]

New ice-cream shop hosting open house




FLINT TWP. — Sort of like an oasis in the midst of a concrete jungle, Over the Moon Ice-cream Saloon at 5158 Lennon Road is a homey retreat complete with a patio and gardens to enjoy along with a sweet treat. Owner Beth Rogler opened the shop on June 20 and is hosting a Grand Opening Celebration July 11-13 including […]

GM adding 3 acres of solar arrays in Michigan



BOSTON — General Motors is increasing its renewable energy use with 3 acres of new solar arrays at two Michigan facilities, according to a press release. The Flint Engine Plant and the Swartz Creek Processing Center will feature 150-kilowatt ground-mount solar arrays expected to generate a combined 400,000 kilowatt hours of renewable energy per year to the facilities’ grids. That […]

In brief



Allstate recognizes Grand Blanc entrepreneurs GRAND BLANC — Local Allstate entrepreneurs are being recognized by Allstate Insurance Company for outstanding customer service and business results in 2013. The local entrepreneurs were awarded with the Inner Circle Elite Award or Circle of Champions Award for outstanding achievement in business growth and customer service. These agents were part of a top group […]

Mid-East Festival is this weekend



FLINT TWP. — Marking its seventh consecutive year as a community cultural celebration, the Our Lady of Lebanon Mid-East Festival is back this weekend with good food, lively entertainment and a big fireworks show. The three-day event kicks off at 11:30 a.m. and runs until midnight on Friday. It continues from noon to midnight on Saturday and wraps up from […]

What’s in your purse?



I watched a co-worker digging through her purse for something the other day and I wondered aloud “how much stuff do women keep in their purses?” I posed the question to her and she went through and showed me the contents of her purse. The typical stuff was there: ID, essential cards, keys, etc. But there was also a never-ending […]


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