2015-07-02

Church hosting car and truck show



FLINT TWP. — A God & Country Service, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sunday, July 5, hosted by the Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Rd, will feature its annual Car & Truck Show. Registrations are being accepted for classic, sports and exotic car and trucks for the show that begins at 9 a.m. until the service begins […]

‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ brings family fun to county



FLINT — Once again Flint’s Kearsley Park Players take their fairy tale theater for children and families to parks and playgrounds across the city and county. “Jack and the Beanstalk” is this year’s fairy tale and the large cast features many local performers including Justin Wetenhall as Jack, Amber M. Dillard as Jack’s mother, Victor Galea as the wizard, Jessica […]

In brief



34th Annual Flint Jazz Fest coming Aug. 14-16 FLINT — The 34th Annual Flint Jazz Festival will be produced on the campus of the Flint Cultural Center Aug. 14–16, 2015. Riverbank Park, home of the Flint Jazz Festival, will be closed this summer for renovations. This made it necessary for Greater Flint Arts Council to find a suitable location for […]

Area hoops stars at Bruin Classic



FLINT — The annual Bruin Classic All-Star basketball games took place last Friday at Mott Community College’s Ballenger Field House in Flint. The girls’ game resulted in a 66-57 win for the Gold squad while the Black squad pulled out a thriller in the boys’ game, 116-114. Carman-Ainsworth’s Sydnee McDonald was named Black team MVP and the Gold squad’s MVP […]

Happy 239th birthday America!



Patriotic flags fly every day at various township businesses including this group at Randy Wise Auto on Lennon Road. But the red, white and blue colors of the U.S. flag also are a staple of the Independence Day (aka Fourth of July) celebration, a federal holiday that commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, marking […]

Area athletes hit diamond once more at Bruin Classic




FLINT — For the 23rd consecutive year, Flint’s Whaley Park played host to the Bruin Club All-Star Classic, a high school All-Star game comprised of area seniors in both baseball and softball. Carman-Ainsworth’s Leon Bell was invited to play in the baseball game, but could not attend due to a prior engagement. Results from the baseball contest were not reported, […]

Ketzler Drive residents oppose street extension




FLINT TWP. — Ketzler Drive, north of Lennon Road, is a quiet dead-end street with just a few houses and very little traffic. Residents want to keep it that way. Already, they have submitted a petition to the township board asking to prevent a neighboring church from connecting to their street as a second access road. North Baptist Church, 4004 […]

Mancour champ ties Elks record




GRAND BLANC TWP. – Joe Montpas tied a 9-hole course record on the back side and pulled away to a 10-stroke victory in the Mancour Cup golf tournament Tuesday at the Flint Elks Club. The Flushing senior shot 32 on the closing nine holes and finished with a 1-under-par 71, giving him a two-day total of 141 in the Flint […]

School board OKs 2015-16 budget




FLINT TWP. — Nearly half of the Carman-Ainsworth’s Schools 2015-16 budget will be spent on instruction, which ranks among the top 20 percent of districts in the state, said Russ Parks, assistant superintendent in the annual budget presentation last week. Of the approved $52,026,045 general fund budget, C-A will spend $25,196,206 (48 percent) on instruction, Parks said. “One thing we […]

Sports Shorts



Early registration for races FLINT — Early pre-registration for the 10 and 5K races at Atwood Stadium on Saturday, July 18 ends on Saturday, July 4. After that day, entrants must pay a late fee to enter. The early registration fee is $25 with a short and $15 without a shirt. Late registration is $30 with a shirt and $20 […]


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