2014-08-28

Lightning golfers fifth in Summer Tuneup




LAPEER – Lapeer High played its first competition as a Div. 1 girls’ golf team Friday, and the Lightning fit in well. Lapeer finished fifth in the inaugural Lapeer Lightning Summer Tuneup, shooting 368 at Lapeer Country Club, and even the Lightning B team finished high, carding 402 to place 10th in the 23-team field. Lake Orion, the 10th-place team […]

Fun at the fair



Above, The Genesee County Fair brought out many this year to enjoy the amusements and the animals last week. The fun continued through Sunday when Flint residents Azana, Keeshawn and Zaneanner Pfier, Brionnna Boseman, along with Raymond and Braylen Moore took in the carnival atmosphere after some post-ride enjoyment. Many families joined them on the sun-soaked closing day of the […]

In brief



C-A Open House Schedule FLINT TWP. — Parents and the public are invited to attend open houses being held at all Carman-Ainsworth Schools. Here is the schedule: • Carman-Ainsworth High School – 5:30 p.m., Thursday, September 4 • Dillon Elementary – 6 p.m., Monday, September 8, • Dye Elementary – 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 9 • Randels Elementary – 6 […]

C-A grad is a DARK HORSE




FLINT TWP. — Local viewers of “Dark Horse Nation,” a new reality television series on the History Channel may spot a familiar face. Bryan Wiggs one of the featured characters on the weekly show is a 1998 Carman-Ainsworth High School graduate. He also is the son of Ann Saunders, a C-A school board member. The show, which began airing on […]

Twp. fire department parking lot repairs




FLINT TWP.— The township board has given the fire department approval to seek bids for repairing the parking lots at Fire Station No. 1 on Reuben Street and Fire Station No. 2 on Flushing Road. “There are several large areas needing to be removed and replaced,” said Flint Township Fire Chief John Ringwelski, in a written request. He did not […]

MCC accredited as a Mich. Corrections training site



FLINT — The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) has named Mott Community College (MCC) an approved training site for the Michigan Corrections Training Program Academy. “We are excited to be one of only six accredited sites statewide to offer the program,” said Chuck Thiel, director of the Southern Lakes Branch Campus in Fenton, where the training will be conducted. “The […]

In brief



Code Michigan returns for second year, grows LANSING — Software developers are invited to participate in the state’s Code Michigan event this October for an opportunity to build mobile and web applications and win cash prizes. “Code Michigan is an exciting opportunity for civic-minded developers and designers to help reinvent Michigan’s government by creating mobile and web apps for the […]

Security Credit hosts Support Our Troops drive



FLINT — Security Credit Union (SCU) has partnered with Operation Care Package of Michigan to host the third annual “Support Our Troops” donation drive, as the nonprofit prepares to send care packages to United States soldiers overseas. Donations will be accepted at SCU’s nine offices in mid-Michigan and two offices in metro Detroit from Sept. 2-Oct. 24. Operation Care Package […]

Patsy Lou Williamson opens new venture




FLINT TWP. — Catsup goes with mustard. Salt goes with pepper. Wine goes with cheese. Hmmm. What side item goes well with a car dealership? How about a gas station and car wash? Voila! Patsy Lou’s Express Stop, a new BP gas station and car wash on Corunna Road at Eggleston Avenue, has opened. Located across the street from Patsy […]

Third Person to debut at FIA



FLINT — Third Person, an all-star drama from Academy Award-winning writer-director Paul Haggis, will launch the 2014–15 Friends of Modern Art film series Sept. 5–7 at the Flint Institute of Arts. The first two months of the annual ninemonth FOMA weekly series also include an Irish comedy, The Bachelor Weekend (with Sherlock TV co-star Andrew Scott); an award-winning documentary, Herb […]