In brief

Hurley and Kohl’s stores team up for Healthy Kids FLINT — Kohl’s Department Stores, through the Kohl’s Cares cause merchandise program, has donated $132,763 to the Hurley Foundation, on behalf of Hurley Children’s Hospital, in support of its Kohl’s Cares for Healthy Kids program. The donations were collected from Kohl’s stores located in the Flint area. Kohl’s has gifted $1,047,315 […]


CARMAN-AINSWORTH 007146—27MOUNTPLEASANT 77707—28 Passing — Billy Hickey 3-for-5, 56 yds., 1 TD; Tyler Minor 3-for-9, 36 yds., 1 TD Rushing – Tyler Minor, 18 carries, 145 yds., 2 TD Receiving – Tyler Miner 3 rec., 56 yds., 1 TD Defense – Nick Keels 10 tackles, Davonte Miller 1 int., Tyler Miner 1 int. Highlights: Carman-Ainsworth came back from a 21-point […]

New business seeking tax exemption certificate

FLINT TWP. — A public hearing set by the township board for October 6 at 7 p.m. is to consider an application for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate to a business promising 30 new high-tech jobs in the next six years. 4D Systems, 4130 Marketplace, have requested a 12-year exemption. The business is located in an established Industrial Development District […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Cavalier boys finished ninth with 247 points at the SVL Jamboree Tuesday. Tyler Pangerl was 14th in 17:13.78. Juwan Willis was 59th in 20:04.06. Keith Belk took 66th in 21:31.35, Justin Snyder was 78th in 23:14.26, Andre Thorton was 87th in 26:15.08, Tahj Willis was 89th in 28:23.00 and Andrew Stephens was 90th in 30:16.43. The Cavalier […]

I agree with Gene: Rock and roll is dead

I read an article this week in which Gene Simmons, frontman of the rock group KISS, also known for his reality TV shows and now owner of an arena football team with bandmate Paul Stanley, declared rock and roll dead. “The death of rock was not a natural death. Rock did not die of old age. It was murdered,” he […]

Go Blue and I mean go away!

Fat Guy Corner

Polar opposites on the gridiron The Spartans and Wolverines both lost Saturday. However, one of the losses was respectable and the other was of the throw-up, vomit-type. Let’s do the vomit one first. The Michigan Wolverines were every single nasty adjective one can use in describing a football loss. I believe Michigan totally no showed at South Bend, Indiana, against […]

Walking the dog, CRIM training and other fun in the township park

FLINT TWP. — A Bark For Life fundraising event for the American Cancer Society, taking place this Saturday in the Flint Township Park, is one of a growing number of events being hosted at the increasingly popular outdoor venue and its adjoining recreational trails, according to a report from Township Supervisor Karyn Miller. PAWS Animal Rescue of Swartz Creek held […]

Tee Time

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 Inaugural Golf Classic benefiting The Child Advocacy Center of Lapeer County. 8:30 a.m. shotgun start at LAPEER COUNTRY CLUB. $300 per team paid by September 7. Package includes four erson scramble, 18 holes with cart, hot dog at the turn. Sponsorship opportunities needed. Cash donations and prizes are welcome. The CAC provides programs and services for children […]

How sweet

“The Cook Road Kids” – also known as (from left) Ty and Kyle Moleski, Ashton Hunter, Madilynn Warden, Josie and Keith Morris, and Zack Moleski – sold candy to raise money for an iPad and iTunes cards for patients at Genesys Oncology. The Moleski youngsters lost their grandmother, Sherry Czerwinski, to cancer in April 2013. The boys’ mother, Andrea Moleski, […]

In brief

Kidney Cancer Support group to meet FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Support Group of Michigan will meet Sept. 17 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley cancer Institute, 302 Kensington. A discussion and video presentation on Arthritis will be held in the conference room of GHCI. Details: Call 810-232-8233 or 810-762- 8226. — G.G. Hospice provides grief support FLINT — Heartland […]