2015-07-30

CAHS senior running the show




FLINT TWP. — With a career goal of becoming a national media correspondent, it is a boost for Carman- Ainsworth High School senior Randi Richardson to get experience this summer videotaping Flint Township board meetings. So far, she’s videotaped both July meetings, which aired on local public access television Comcast Cablevision Channel 17. Randi landed the assignment a few weeks […]

Flint Firebirds’ preseason schedule released



LAPEER — The Flint Firebirds announced Friday their preseason schedule for the club’s inaugural season in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). Fans will have their first opportunity to see the Firebirds in action at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 3 with an intra-squad scrimmage at the Polar Palace Arena in Lapeer. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Aug. 7 at 10 […]

Bids sought for fire dept. parking lots




FLINT TWP. — Following through on a plan left by now retired Fire Chief John Ringwelski, the township board has approved taking bids for parking lot repairs at fire stations one and two. Township Supervisor Karyn Miller said the board was not being asked to approve the work, only to accept bids for it. Board members were provided a thick […]

Tigers going nowhere with dismal performances

Fat Guy Corner

The Detroit Tigers come out of the All-Star break stumbling and bumbling just like they did heading into the break. It was just last week we were all wondering if they would be buyers or sellers come the July 31 trade deadline. I think the answer is that Detroit is now a solid seller. This ball club is going nowhere […]

Beware of high-accident intersections



FLINT TWP. — Corunna Road at South Ballenger Highway topped the list of Flint intersections with the most auto accidents in 2014 and was second on the list for having the most “injury” accidents, according to recent report from Michigan Auto Law, a personal injury law firm that specializes in vehicle accident victims. Michigan Auto Law attorneys compiled its Top […]

FJGA crowns pair of Braun Cup champions




GRAND BLANC – Two Flint Junior Golf Association standouts just had to beat the heat and one other competitor to win Steve Braun Cup season points championships Monday. In 90-degree weather that saw seven players drop out at the Captain’s Club of Woodfield, Flushing junior Kerri Parks pulled away from senior teammate Brooke Thomas to take the girls’ title, and […]

In brief



Twp. business reminders FLINT TWP. — The regular township board meeting on Monday, August 3 is cancelled due to Tuesday’s primary election. Only voters who live in the Flushing School District have an issue on the August 4 ballot. The polling place for those two precincts is located at Our Lady of Lebanon Church on Calkins Road. — R.S. Police […]

Kids can try firearms, archery equipment during Demo Days



LAPEER COUNTY — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources once again will offer Demonstration Days for mentored youth hunters at its Ortonville, Pontiac Lake, Rose Lake and Sharonville shooting ranges in August. Mentored youth hunting regulations require that hunting devices are properly fitted and appropriately suited to the youth hunter. The Demonstration Days events will give young hunters a chance […]

Michigan Honey Festival this Saturday in Frankenmuth



Sports Shorts



Flint, Sarnia to host preseason game FLINT — The Flint Firebirds and Sarnia Sting are proud to announce that the two clubs will play a neutral site pre-season game at McMorran Place on Sunday, Sep. 20. The game in Port Huron. will get underway at 5 p.m. and serve as both teams’ final exhibition game before the 2015- 16 Regular […]