Pink Palooza event makes a difference for area cancer patients

Editor’s Note: View Newspaper Group is proud to be a Pretty in Pink Media Sponsor of the Pink Night Palooza event. The following is an article that provides information about Pink Night Palooza and how the event can make a big difference in the lives of those with breast cancer. FLINT — When her doctor actually said the words, Jowanne […]

In brief

Library announces September events FLINT TWP. – The Genesee Valley Center Library will hold a Family Coloring Party on Thursday, September 15 at 4 p.m., offering coloring pages for the whole family to reduce stress or express creativity. Light refreshments will be served. The Headquarters branch of the Genesee District Library, 4195 Pasadena, is offering three computer training classes. Computers […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, presents A Water Drive for Flint, Sept. 16, with Augres, Pestilent Age, Fate of Misery and Septafoil. The cost is $5 at the door. Ironsnake will perform Sept. 17. The cost is $10 in advance. Doors open for all shows at 7 p.m. Tickets […]

Cavaliers ninth at SVL Jamboree

FLINT TOWNSHIP — The Carman-Ainsworth cross country teams hosted the Saginaw Valley League Jamboree on Tuesday with both teams placing ninth with the boys having 281 points and the girls 290. Mikaiah Holbrook paced the girls in 68th in 25:59.72, Niajah Hood was 72nd in 27:22.58, Bailey Curtis was 75th in 28:35.03 and Arianna Vantine was 76th in 28:35.57. Rayven […]

Bristol Road northbound I-75 ramp closed for two weeks

FLINT TWP. — As construction of a traffic roundabout continues on Bristol Road near I -75, Michigan Department of Transportation work crews have laid down ramp construction on the south side of Bristol Road and are now moving to the north side of the road. As a result, beginning at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 14, MDOT planned to close the […]

Cavaliers drop opening SVL match to Lapeer

LAPEER – Carman-Ainsworth dropped a 25-6, 25-14, 25-11 decision to Lapeer in its league opener Tuesday night. The Cavaliers are now 0-1 in the conference and 2-14 overall. Katie Speaks had 11 digs and Angel Eubanks had three blocks for Carman-Ainsworth. The Cavaliers were 0-3 at the Flushing Invitational Saturday. Carman- Ainsworth lost to Flushing 25-5, 25-7, 25-19, lost to […]

Brewfest weekend returns to Lapeer

LAPEER — Join beer lovers from across the state this Saturday, Sept. 17 from 3-10 p.m. at Louie’s Sports Tavern for the fourth annual View Brew Fest. “We’re thrilled to host View Brew Fest again this year,” said View Newspaper Group Brand Manager Emily Caswell. “It’s always a great event for everyone involved, and it allows us to give back […]


GOLF The Cavaliers were third at the Saginaw Valley League Cluster at Flushing Valley last Thursday. Midland won the title with 164, Powers Catholic was second with 180, Carman- Ainsworth third with 199, Midland fourth with 214 and Mt. Pleasant fifth with 222. T’Onia Madison fired a 63, Sloan Barkley carded 63 and Alexis Lowe fired a 73. – L.P. […]

Remembering 9-11

Members of the Flint Township police and fire departments assisted Willowbrook Manor, 4436 Beecher Road, at a lowering the flag ceremony in memory of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Flint Twp. firefighters also attended the Genesee County Firefighters Memorial service on Saturday, to honor firefighters who gave their lives in the line of duty.

Same old ‘new’ Lions

Fat Guy Corner

Okay, by a show of hands in the air, how many of you muttered, “SAME OLD LIONS” after Matt Prater missed the extra point? How many of you said, “only the Lions can lose a game by missing an extra point”? I am guilty on both accounts, as are many of you fans. We have become totally numb when they […]