In brief

Come see CAMS student perform at FIM FLINT TWP. — Melvin A. Bishop, a seventh grader at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School, has the lead role in the Flint School of Performing Arts production of “Amahl and the Night Visitors.” There will be free performance for the public at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 13 at the MacArthur Recital Hall of the Flint […]

Bobcats edge Cavs in final 22 seconds

FLINT TWP. – Jaylen Rutherford scored on a baseline drive with 22 seconds left to break a tie, and Austin Roland iced it with two free throws with :07.5 showing as Grand Blanc edged Carman-Ainsworth 58-54 in the boys’ basketball season opener for both teams Tuesday night at Carman-Ainsworth. The lead changed hands several times throughout the game until Rutherford, […]

Two MCC faculty inducted into College of Dentists

FLINT – Mott Community College (MCC) Dental Assisting and Hygiene Coordinators Drs. Denise Polk and Sue Weiss were inducted into the International College of Dentists (ICD) Nov. 6 at the American Dental Association Annual Session in Washington, D.C. The International College of Dentists is the honorary organization of dentists who have demonstrated an abiding interest and concern for their communities […]

Winter Sports Preview

BOYS BASKETBALL Coach: Jay Witham Years coaching: Three Last year: 9-13 overall, 3-7 Saginaw Valley League Losses: Guards Leon Bell and Juwan Evans Returning: Seniors: Guards Josh Jackson, Cahlil Brownlee and Jarell Giles, forwards Jaylen Bradley, Isaac Gillum and Juwan Willis; Junior: Gurad Chan Pearson; Sophomore: Point guard Ja’Kavien Lewis. Season overview: One key part of the equation for the […]

Teen charged in stabbing

FLINT TOWNSHIP — A 16-year-old Flint Township youth faces charges of assault with intent to murder and armed robbery in a Nov. 19 attack that left a 14-year old Swartz Creek male with multiple knife wounds. Juan Luis Gutierrez was arraigned Monday in 67th District Court. Judge Christopher Odette set bond at $200,000 cash or surety. Both charges carry maximum […]

Firebirds drop pair – make blockbuster trade

FLINT — The Flint Firebirds packed the house at the Dort Federal Event Center on Saturday for Star Wars night. Unfortunately for the Flint fans, however, the Firebirds suffered a 5-3 loss to their division rivals, the Sarnia Sting. Sarnia started the game off with a 3-0 edge. Pavel Zacha scored on the power play just seven minutes in before […]

Sale locations for Old Newsboys drive

FLINT TWP. — Volunteers for the Old Newsboys annual Newspaper Sale will be set up in parking lots this year, instead of at street corners. A township safety ordinance, effective in March, banned all soliciting in the street, including the 91-year-old Old Newsboys annual charity drive which raises funds to provide Christmas presents for needy children and other programs. Donors […]

New Hall of Famers

The Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame enshrined its Class of 2015 last Saturday night at its 36th annual induction banquet at Genesys Banquet and Convention Center in Grand Blanc Twp. Seated are (left to right): Lee Middleton, Jim Fuller, Krystal Rice (representing her uncle, Glen Rice), Francis Bentley (representing the 1963 Flint Northern wrestling team) and Mary Down. […]

Brief security lockdown at CAHS Monday

FLINT TWP. — An unspecified safety concern resulted in a brief lockdown Monday morning, at Carman-Ainsworth High School. “Carman-Ainsworth High School went into a Secure Mode Lockdown today at approximately 10:45 a.m. as a precautionary measure to investigate a potential safety concern reported to the high school administration,” said CAHS Principal Deborah Davis, in a December 7 notice to parents. […]

Spartans ‘D’ tough

Fat Guy Corner

The Michigan State Spartans won a dramatic football game to claim the Big Ten Championship with a 16-13 win over Iowa on Saturday. What a great football game for all the country to watch. What it shows me is that you don’t need to watch a flag football score of 45-42 to be on the edge of your seat. The […]