2014-07-24

Bishop has chosen new airport director



FLINT TWP. — The Bishop International Airport Authority Board was expected Tuesday to approve the hiring of Craig Williams, A.A.E, as the new airport director. He is currently employed as the Director of Operations and Facilities at the Ft. Wayne International Airport in Indiana. “The Airport Authority is looking forward to welcoming Mr. Williams and his family to Bishop International […]

Lacrosse travel teams uniting county




GRAND BLANC — Three years ago former Grand Blanc varsity boys’ lacrosse coach Trenton Gafner recognized a gap in the development of area athletes and decided to do something about it. That’s why he aligned himself with the Flint Coalition to form the True Lacrosse Army Ants, a trio of travel teams designed to provide year-round competition for middle and […]

In brief



Robotics Yard Sale Fundraiser needs items FLINT TWP. — Donations are now being accepted for a Robotics Yard Sale Fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 30; Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1 at 5301 S. Dyewood Drive, Flint, between Court Street and Calkins off Dye Rd. All proceeds go to the Carman-Ainsworth High School robotics […]

McIlroy wins The Open



The British Open was drama free as Rory McIlroy went wire to wire for the win. McIlroy took a six-shot lead into the final round on Sunday and held on for a two-stroke victory. The pressure was on as no golfer had ever blown a six-shot lead on the last day of the Open. Rory held off Sergio Garcia and […]

Upper Echelon of Bar Trivia




BURTON — In pursuit of raising the bar in the pub realm of trivia, the UM-Flint Alumni Society is hosting “Flint’s Toughest Trivia” at the Red Baron on Center Rd. July 29 at 8 p.m. Alumni Society Board Member Kristopher Johns and Professor Kris Douglas enjoy a drink or two and a heavy dose of trivia on a regular basis, […]

Sports Shorts



Warrior Dash registration filling up fast GENESEE TWP. – The annual Warrior Dash takes place at the E. A. Cummings Center takes place July 26-27. All morning and mid-afternoon starting slots are filled, but limited openings remain for the later afternoon and evening starting waves. Cost is $75 up to July 16, then $90 up to day of event. To […]

McLaren welcomes cardiologist



FLINT — Omar Kashlan, MD, a board certified interventional cardiologist, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Dr. Kashlan is seeing patients at Cardiology Consultants of East Michigan, 2222 South Linden Road, Suite A, Flint. Kashlan completed fellowships in interventional cardiology and general cardiology at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit. He completed his residency at Emory […]

Antlerless deer license applications on sale



LAPEER — The Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that the application period for antlerless deer licenses is now open through Aug. 15. Hunters may apply for one license in any open Deer Management Unit (DMU) statewide; a nonrefundable $5 fee is charged at the time of application. Drawing results and leftover license availability may be viewed at www.michigan.gov/ huntdrawings […]

Party for a Purpose to raise funds for CCSGC



GENESEE COUNTY — July 19 saw the kickoff of the first Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event, in support of Catholic Charities’ three soup Kitchens. For anyone interested in some serious bar-hopping, this might be just the event for you. Mary Stevenson, with the Catholic Charities of Shiawasee and Genesee Counties (CCSGC), stated that at the first event, held […]

Tee Time



MONDAY, JULY 28 McLaren Hospice & Homecare Foundation is raising awareness for its Inaugural golf outing at DAVISON COUNTRY CLUB, 9 a.m. registration and a 10 a.m. shotgun start. $100 per golfer includes 18 hole scramble, continental breakfast at 9 a.m., lunch at the turn, appetizers to follow, two beverage tickets and cash bar, 50/50 raffle and golfing prizes. To […]