2016-10-13

Winners circle



En’Dea Haygood and Christian Aubrey, seniors at Carman-Ainsworth High School, are all smiles after being crowed Homecoming Queen and King last Saturday.

In brief



Kidney group to meet FLINT — Kidney Cancer Support Group meets Oct. 19, 1:30 -3:30 p.m., Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave. Featured Speaker: Anne Cox, Registered Dietician, Nutritionist, Genesy Hurley Cancer Institute. Topic: “Nutrition and the Cancer Patient.” Open to the general public. Details: Call 810-232-8233. — G.G. Craft bazaar at Lamb of God Church on Nov. 5 […]

Twp. awarded demolition grants




FLINT TWP. — The walls of 31 blighted structures are due to come tumbling down early next year, thanks to a grant to the township. The funding is coming from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) 2016 Hardest Hit Blight Elimination program. Township officials requested funding to tear down 32 homes and received a grant to tear down 21 […]

Third annual drive-thru immunization event on tap



FLINT — Genesee Health Plan (GHP) announced recently, it will host its third annual Genesee Health Plan Drive-Thru Immunization event Oct. 14 from 3-6 p.m. The event will take place at Genesee Health Plan’s office located at 2171 S. Linden Road, Flint. “This is a quick, convenient and free opportunity for Genesee County residents to get their flu shot. We […]

Two new officers sworn in, more sought




FLINT TWP. — Moving forward toward a goal to get the police department up to full force of 45 officers, two new officers were sworn in last Wednesday. They are Nicholas Pohl and Tyler Stambaugh. Pohl, who lives in the Flushing area, is a 2008 graduate of Alpena High School, a 2011 graduate of Alpena Community College and 2016 graduate […]

Adopt-A-Pet’s ‘The Howling’ Halloween party creeps and crawls its way into Fenton



FENTON — A fang-tastic good time is in store for everyone wicked or weird, creepy or cute at Adopt-A-Pet’s first ever, The Howling Halloween Event, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, and 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the shelter, 13575 N. Fenton Road, Fenton. This spooky great time offers fun for kids and […]

Tailor celebrating 25th anniversary




FLINT TWP. — Two six-foot-tall stuffed teddy bears awaiting head-totoe zippers that will turn them into Halloween costumes are an example of the kinds of special sewing and alterations projects entrusted to Karen Blackwell-Vickers. From hemming prom dresses to turning mink coats into teddy bears, Blackwell-Vickers, owner of Tailoring by Blackwell, has done it all during her twenty-five years in […]

Holly wins tennis regional



HOLLY – Host Holly won the Div. 2 boys’ tennis regional title last Friday at the split Holly/Fenton sites. Holly had 16 points and Fenton moved on with 10 as the second-place team. Teams had to win, place second or earn 18 points to qualify for the state meet. The winner and runner-up at No.1 Singles earn automatic berths. Flushing […]

Home invasion suspect in custody




FLINT TWP. — On Tuesday, October 4 the Genesee County Prosecutor’s Office authorized a first-degree home invasion warrant against Orlanda Frye, a 40-year-old Mt. Morris Township resident, according to a Flint Township Police report. The charges stem from a home invasion that occurred in the 4000 block of Van Slyke Road on September 22. This same suspect was arraigned in […]

Cavs’ soccer enters postseason



GRAND BLANC – The Carman-Ainsworth soccer team (0-7) will begin postseason play as a part of district No. 16-1 at Grand Blanc (8-5-5). Also competing are Saginaw Arthur Hill (0-4), Davison (9-9), Swartz Creek (4-3), Flushing (1-13) and Lapeer (5-5). None of the teams listed in this district are ranked in the state Div. 1 poll. The first game for […]


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