C-A scholarship supports dual-enrollment students

FLINT TWP. — For the first time ever, Carman-Ainsworth High School students will be able to take college courses without leaving the building. In partnership with the University of Michigan-Flint, C-AHS will offer seniors a 13-college credit Pre- Engineering Program and a 13-college credit Medical Science Program. And through a second collaboration with Mott Community College, C-AHS juniors and seniors […]


The Cavaliers finished second in their pool at the New Lothrop tournament last Thursday. They defeated Byron 25-17, 26-24, lost to Williamston 25-19, 25-12, defeated Bendle 25-23, 25-19 and lost to Laingsburg 19-25, 13-25 in the quarterfinals. Sarah Thurston had 49 assists and 10 aces. Che’Anne Hicks had 17 kills and 14 digs. Diamond Lester added 11 kills, six aces […]

Bishop Airport to receive $4.4M grant

FLINT TWP. — Flint’s Bishop International Airport is getting nearly $4.4 million to help rehabilitate its runway, replace runway lighting and remove trees that could obstruct several runways. Michigan’s two Democratic U.S. senators, Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters, this week announced the funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The senators say in a statement the work at the airport […]

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Fat Guy Corner

The NFL season is here! The Fat Guy has heard a lot of crap over the years about how bad I am at picking NFL games. Here is the deal! I am running a pool on espn.com and it’s free to you football prognosticators. Here is what you have to do to join. The first thing is get yourself registered. […]

In brief

Annual church luncheon/bake sale FLINT TWP. — The Middle Eastern Luncheon and Bake Sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 24, at St. George Orthodox Church, 5191 Lennon Road (behind Kohl’s and between Linden and Dye Roads). The menu includes Cooked Kibbee, Green Bean Stew (Yahnee) and Rice, Hummus, Salad, Pita Bread, Dessert, Coffee […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Cavalier boys finished fourth with 90 points at the Bauman Cavalier Classic last Thursday. Lake Fenton was first with 44, Goodrich was second with 49, Swartz Creek was third with 50 and Kearsley was fifth with 102. Juwan Willis was 11th in 20:31.6. Anthony Fisher was 14th in 20:58.7. Wyatt Pangerl was 20th in 21:41.7. Joe Chinkeefatt […]

Torre, president of the Flint Institute of Music retires

FLINT — The Flint Institute of Music today announced that the organization’s president and CEO, Paul Torre, has decided to retire at the end of the current fiscal year, May 31, 2016. Torre’s retirement will bring to a close a remarkable career of over 35 years of continuous service to the institution. “I’ve been privileged to lead one of Flint’s […]

Outdoor Calendar

September Hunter’s Safety Class at the Marlette Sportsmen’s Club. Taught by Marlette Sportsmen’s Association. Registration Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. Class runs 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Sept. 1, 8, 14, 15. This is the last class before the youth deer hunt in September. Club is 2 miles west and 4-1/2 miles north of Marlette on White Creek Rd. Details: John […]

BCBS, government agencies announce new program to help Michigan students get healthy

DETROIT— Michigan K-12 schools are invited to apply for an innovative program that supports children’s health by providing students, teachers and administrators with the tools they need to create a healthy school environment. The program, Building Healthy Communities: Step Up for School Wellness, is the result of a partnership between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the Michigan Department of […]


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 The Dryden High School Athletic Boosters will hold their annual golf outing Sept. 19 at LAPEER COUNTRY CLUB, with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $80 per golfer, which includes 18 holes with cart, continental breakfast, lunch at the turn and dinner after the round. Dinner only costs $25. All proceeds benefit Dryden’s athletic programs. […]