2016-05-19

Motus Historia

(Latin: history in motion)


AUBURN HILLS — Since September 2013, a bronzed statue of automotive pioneer Walter P. Chrysler has been on permanent display at Bishop International Airport, sponsored by the local Back to the Bricks car show organization. Now there is a small window of opportunity for vintage car fans and automotive history buffs to learn more about Chrysler’s car company with the […]

In brief



Talent Show Call FLINT — If you or someone you know has an outstanding talent (singing, instrumental, dance group, stand-up, etc.) and would like to be considered for our talent show, The UM-Flint Theater would like to hear from you. Their talent show is in the early evening of Sept. 17 at the U-M, Flint Theater and is a benefit […]

Police Blotter



Armed robber arrested FLINT TWP. — An 18-year-old male suspect is in custody following an armed robbery at a Linden Road store. On May 11, at about 11:30 a.m. Flint Township officers were dispatched to an armed robbery at Disc Replay, 3192 S. Linden Road, according to a police report. A store employee reported that he was robbed at gunpoint […]

Cavaliers look to continue success in regional



FLINT – Carman-Ainsworth has been a force in boys’ track and field for a number of years now. And it looks like the Cavaliers have another great group this year. Carman- Ainsworth will compete with 15 other teams at the No. 10-1 regional at Davison Friday. The other teams in the field are Lapeer, Alpena, Auburn-Bay City Western, Bay City […]

Mayday! response

Bishop Airport holds ‘Live Disaster Drill’


FLINT TWP. — A call came out last Thursday morning that a plane had crashed on takeoff at Bishop International Airport and Flint Township firefighters were first on the scene. Fortunately, the call was only a “Live Disaster Drill” which is required to be held every three years to give emergency responders practice for a real event. To begin the […]

Cavaliers head to Midland to start regionals today




MIDLAND – Carman-Ainsworth will take a young team into the Div. 1 tennis regional today and it’s a loaded one that includes No. 1-ranked Midland Dow and No. 8-ranked Traverse City Central. The winner and runner up at No. 1 Singles automatically advances to the state meet. Teams have to win, place second or earn the 18 points to move […]

Board honors Baker College Cyber Defense Team champs




FLINT TWP. — The township board presented a certificate achievement to the Baker College of Flint cyber defense team for winning the 2016 Michigan Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC). Baker-Flint President Wen Hemingway was on hand at the recognition along with Doug Witten, Baker College of Flint associate dean of computer information systems; Greg Kent, computer technology instructor; and John […]

Loving me some Nyquist

Fat Guy Corner

The Preakness Stakes 2016 will feature undefeated Nyquist, as he seeks the second leg of the Triple Crown on Saturday. Nyquist was the fourth-straight favorite to win the Kentucky Derby. There were many naysayers coming into the Derby about Nyquist’s perfect record. I say Nyquist proved the naysayers wrong. I loved Nyquist, as I thought he was the best horse […]

Hagerman Foundation provides funding for Y Safe Places



FLINT — The YMCA of Greater Flint is proud to announce The Hagerman Foundation provided Y Safe Places with a $25,000 grant. Y Safe Places is an offsite summer and after school program offered by the YMCA of Greater Flint and supported through the Ruth Mott Foundation and YMCA of Greater Flint Foundation and serves over 800 local children every […]

All-Star football game to be held at Davison



DAVISON – Davison head coach Kyle Zimmerman, in association with the Brandon Carr Foundation, was the driving force behind the first-ever high school football All-Star game. The contest, which is called the Flint Area All-Star Game, will be held at Cardinal Stadium at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 11 and feature some of the top seniors from teams across the area. […]