Firebirds fall to Sarnia in pre-season finale

PORT HURON — The Flint Firebirds’ first pre-season concluded at Port Huron’s McMorran Arena on Sunday with a loss to West division rival Sarnia Sting, 2-1. Sarnia would be the first to light the lamp with Anthony Salinitri taking advantage of a defensive zone turnover, burying the game’s only even-strength goal. Flint, however, tickled the twine on the power play […]

Police Blotter

Police seek witnesses to fatal crash FLINT TWP. — On Tuesday, September 8 at 4:20 p.m., police responded to a personal injury accident at the intersection of West Court Street and South Graham Road. Barbara Horton, 67, a Flint Township resident, was fatally injured in the accident. The driver of the other vehicle, a 37-year-old Flint man, was not injured. […]

Lions need to roar, not meow

Fat Guy Corner

The Detroit Lions have me so disgusted that I have to calm down before I write this article. I have a profanity laced tirade I would love to unleash, but seeing how it’s a family paper I can’t. Oh boy, though, would it make me feel better if I could! Detroit’s performance in San Diego was a tough loss and […]

Kildee to host October Job Fair in Flint

GENESEE COUNTY – U.S. Congressman Dan Kildee announced in a press release last week that he will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, October 15 that will bring employers and recruiters to Flint. The free public event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mott Community College Event Center, 1401 E. Court Street. Various employers […]


SATURDAY, SEPT. 26 The Goodland Township Library is hosting a golf outing fund-raiser on Saturday, Sept. 26 at CASTLE CREEK GOLF COURSE to help the library with programs for the public as well as material purchases. Dinner will be provided by the Smokehouse in Almont. The golf outing begins at 9 a.m., and the dinner is at 2 p.m. Golf […]

Come and get your Potbelly

FLINT TWP. — Dining choices on Miller Road will expand this weekend with the opening of Potbelly Sandwich Shop, 4148 Miller Road, which is right next door to the recently opened Texas Roadhouse. As is its custom to introduce itself to the community, Potbelly will host a pre-opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, September 25 as […]

Cavaliers run past Northwestern

FLINT – Josh Jackson rushed for 113 yards and three touchdowns on 18 carries, and Carman- Aisnworth beat Flint Northwestern 35-18 in a Saginaw Valley League-Red Division football game last Friday at Houston Stadium. Jalen Lewis added two touchdowns and 93 yards on 14 carries as the Cavaliers, 2-2, 1-1 SVLRed, stayed in contention in the division race. Carman-Ainsworth went […]

RTC to host Manufacturing Day open house

FLINT – Twenty-first Century manufacturing is a high-demand job market. The Regional Technology Center (RTC) at Mott Community College will throw open its doors to the public Oct. 2 on MFG (Manufacturing) Day 2015. Visitors are invited to learn more about modern manufacturing in the U.S. at a day-long open house from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. MFG Day is a national […]



Ford Motor Company’s all-new Focus RS will sprint from 0-62 mph in 4.7 seconds – making the high-performance hatchback the fastest-accelerating RS model yet. Focus RS – powered by a specially engineered version of Ford’s new 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine producing projected 350 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque – will reach a top speed of 165 mph. For the United […]

In brief

NASH FM to hold radiothon FLINT – The Annual NASH FM 95.1 “Cure Kids Cancer” Radiothon, is today and tomorrow (Sept. 24-25) to benefit the Pediatric Oncology program at Hurley Children’s Hospital. During the two-day radiothon, mid-Michigan families will share experiences of hope and healing while their children battle cancer. NASH FM 95.1 on-air talent hosting the radiothon include April […]