Belly Dancing troupe wins first place

GENESEE COUNTY – Members of Troupe Sabba Zimora and Brenda’s Belly Dancing took home the 1st place designation for ensemble at the Mid- Michigan Renaissance Festival’s Belly Dance Competition. The group was costumed in colors of the elements of fire, water, and earth. They had chosen to choreograph to the song “Sweet Dancer” by Tartanic out of Houston, Texas who […]

NASA exec to discuss asteroid missions at Longway

FLINT — Rob Landis thinks it might be a good idea for NASA to launch a mission exploring asteroids. As a program executive at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., it’s his job to propose missions in the planetary science division. Come listen to Rob explain why it’s important to study asteroids and what it would take to land on an […]

In brief

Food Bank to receive help from dinner FLINT — Help the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan and the Windmill Women’s Circle crown the 2016 winner on Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. at The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan new building on 2300 Lapeer Rd., Flint off Howard Street. $10 per tickets will provide 60 meals. Pre ticket sales now, Limit […]

May the force be with you?

FLINT TWP. — The township police department has hosted a National Night Out event for nearly 10 years. A few years ago, they joined forces with the police and fire departments from Swartz Creek and Mundy Township to make it an even bigger community gathering. The annual event is designed to improve police and community relations and to emphasize public […]

Buckle up

A Seatbelt Convincer, on loan from the Ingham County Sheriff’s Department, was featured at last week’s National Night Out event, hosted by the Flint Township Police Department in conjunction with Swartz Creek and Mundy Township. The Convincer simulates a 5 to 7 mile-per-hour crash to show people how using a seatbelt prevents injuries or worse, even in a low-speed collision. Right the […]

Cavaliers lose to Davison on the road

DAVISON – It was a tough league game for the Cavaliers on Monday as they fell to Davison on the road, 6-0. Todd Craton got the scoring going for Davison and Jacob Hill scored just six minutes later. Noah Gulledge buried one to make it a 3-0 game at halftime. Zach Simpson would find the back of the net on […]

Township meeting to take another look at name change

FLINT TWP. — Responding to numerous comments from residents and business owners, Township Supervisor Karyn Miller has set a meeting date to discuss the recurring theme of changing the township’s name. The public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 29 at the township hall. Miller said she already has the names of about ten people who have […]

Cavaliers defeat Northwestern in three sets

FLINT – Carman- Ainsworth defeated Northwestern 25-13, 25-13, 25-12 in Saginaw Valley League action Tuesday at home. The win raises the Cavaliers’ record to 1-1 in the SVL, 3-14 overall. Diamond Lester had 11 kills for Carman-Ainsworth, Lauryn Bissonette added seven kills and six aces and Angel Eubanks chipped in seven kills. Mary Dollinger had 15 assists and Alexis Reno […]

Sign up for MSP Flint Post Citizens’ Academy; session begins Oct. 18

FLINT TWP. — The Michigan State Police (MSP) Flint Post is pleased to announce a Citizens’ Academy will start Tuesday, October 18 and end Tuesday, December 6, The eight-week academy will give citizens the opportunity to become familiar with the mission and operation of the MSP, understand the procedures troopers follow, increase their awareness of law enforcement’s role in the […]


CROSS COUNTRY At the Chesaning Invitational last Thursday, the Lady Cavs placed eighth with 238 and the boys were 14th with 360. Pewamo-Westphalia won both races. Mikaiah Holbrook was the top finisher for the girls in 28th place in 23:10.26, Mikayla Holbrook was 52nd in 24:16.16, Rayven Brantley was 53rd in 24:27.08 and Bailey Curtis was 57th in 24:42.14. Arianna […]