OK2SAY program had nearly 5,000 tips

FLINT TWP. — As school resumes so does the need to emphasize OK2Say, a two-year-old program that helps students confidentially report safety threats. Carman-Ainsworth Schools is an OK2Say School and has a link to the program posted on its web site along with its three-color logo. A 2015 OK2SAY Annual Report recently issued by Attorney General Bill Schuette indicates that […]

Cavaliers rout Arthur Hill

SAGINAW – Carman-Ainsworth football beat Saginaw Arthur Hill 52-8 on Sept. 1. Game stats were not available as a substitute stat keeper was in play for the pre-Labor Day game. The Cavs host Davison Friday at 7 p.m. – L.P.

Renovation of shuttered school will serve families affected by water crisis

FLINT — The transformation of a shuttered elementary school into a hub of early childhood education services is underway in Flint, thanks to $1 million in funding from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and $500,000 from the Pritzker Children’s Initiative, a program of the J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation, according to a press release. The grants to the Foundation […]


2017 Ram Night boasts straight-from-the-factory customized look

For 2017, Ram will introduce a new special-edition Night package for the 1500 model that gives truck enthusiasts straight-from-the-factory customized looks. Based on the Sport model, Night adds blacked-out features, including wheels, grille and badging, to pump up the already bold visual presence of the Ram’s monochromatic performance package. “Much like our incredibly successful Ram Rebel, the Ram 1500 Night […]

In brief

Bikes on the Bricks this weekend FLINT TWP. — The 10th annual Bikes on the Bricks police-escorted motorcycle ride will start at 11 a.m. Saturday at Vehicle City Harley-Davidson dealership on Miller Road next to I-75. It will follow a 30-mile course north, east and south to West Court Street in downtown Flint where other activities will take place including […]

2016-09-08 E-Edition

I-69 Thumb Region Agri-Tourism Directory makes buying local easy

GENESEE COUNTY — Labor Day weekend marked the unofficial end of summer and the start of the harvest season. As temperatures begin to cool and the air turns crisp, outdoor fun and food tends to take on a different flavor, too. For a taste of all fall has to offer check out the online I-69 Thumb Region’s Agri-Tourism Directory at […]

Carman-Park-Baker Academy Open House

FLINT TWP. — An open house for the new location of the Carman Park-Baker Career Academy has been tentatively set for Tuesday, Sept. 20th at 5:30 p.m., according to a press release. Additional information will be provided closer to the event. The Academy will move into a 13,800-square-foot building, located on Baker College’s Flint campus, that is now being renovated. […]

Food Bank’s Senior Program provides elderly with essentials

Editor’s Note: View Newspaper Group and Genisys Credit Union are proud to partner with the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in their HUNGER ACTION MONTH fundraising drive by placing donation envelopes in today’s papers. The following is the final of three articles that provide information about the Food Bank and how even small donations can make a big difference. Please […]

King Par to close Sept. 15

With sadness and thanks, the retailer reflects on its past

FLUSHING – King Par Golf Superstore, one of the foremost purveyors of golfgear in Genesee County, will close its doors this month after many successful decades in the community. The business started as a driving range before widening its scope considerably in the 1980s following a wave of market interest in the sport of golf. Bill Baird, former owner, moved […]