Twp. Board approves long-term charity gaming license for nonprofit

FLINT TWP. — Motherly Intercession, 3010 S. Dye Rd., a nonprofit, regularly holds raffles and fundraisers to support its programs for the children of incarcerated parents. Started in 1999 as a grass-roots organization, the program achieved temporary 501C (3) status in 2001 and permanent 501 C (3) status on April 20, 2006, according to a history provided on its website […]


Nov. 6 Cowboy Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club, 1213 N. Lake George Rd. Regular Shoot 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Nov. 11 Cowboy Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club, 1213 N. Lake George Rd. Winter Shoot 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Nov. 12 Ray on the Buck Pole, fundraiser for Wheelin’ Team 457. Ray C’s Harley Davidson, south of I-69, Lapeer. Raffle tickets […]

In brief

Clarification FLINT TWP. — Lisa Koegel, a former educator, also is running as a write-in candidate for the Carman-Ainsworth School Board. Write-in candidates’ name will not appear on the ballot, but can be written in by voters in a space provided. The C-A board has four seats up for election including an open six-year term for which no candidate applied […]

Cavs lose to Fenton in opening round of playoffs

FENTON — Cavs lose to Fenton in opening round of gridiron playoffs– Carman-Ainsworth’s football season came to an end last Friday at Fenton as the Cavaliers dropped a 49-19 decision to the host Tigers in the opening round of the playoffs. Carman-Ainsworth jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead after a 44-yard touchdown run by Byron Gates just 1:37 into […]

Literature contest submissions now being accepted

FLIINT TWP. – The 2017 Letters About Literature (LAL) program is now accepting submissions. The Library of Michigan is host for this national program from the Library of Congress. LAL is a reading-writing contest that invites readers in grades 4 through 12 to write letters to authors of books that have changed their lives. This program gives students the opportunity […]

Bell, Peterson to be inducted into Flint Hall

GRAND BLANC – The Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame is set to induct its 2016 class on Saturday, Dec. 3 with some big names on the docket. Most notably former NBA players and national champions at Michigan State, Charlie Bell and Morris Peterson. Alongside Mateen Cleaves, Bell and Peterson helped form the “Flintstones”, leading MSU to the national […]

Food Bank: Holiday Campaign goal set at 5.25 million meals

FLINT – Since 1996, the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan has held an annual Holiday Campaign in order to help provide food for the men, women and families of east Michigan during the holiday season. This year, the Food Bank kicked off the annual campaign on the morning of October 27 at their Hunger Solution Center in Flint, beginning their […]

Firebirds erase two deficits to win high-scoring affair

OTTAWA – In what is likely the highest scoring game in the Ontario Hockey League so far this season, the Flint Firebirds climbed out of a hole on five separate occasions to propel themselves to an 8-6 victory on the road against the Ottawa 67’s on Sunday. The first deficit came at 8:33 of the first period as Sasha Chmelevski […]

iHop on Miller Road is now open

FLINT TWP. — Mixed but mostly favorable reviews are coming in on social media for the long-awaited iHop restaurant at 3227 Miller Road, which opened last week. Giving a one of five stars rating, one reviewer said: “Came the first day… my husband was served cold biscuits and gravy. We didn’t see our server to ask to warm them up… […]



Experts at Cars.com have named the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica the “Best Minivan of 2016” in its “Ultimate Minivan Challenge.” The test took a “Champions versus Challenger” approach in which the newest minivan on the market went head-to-head with the top two finishers in Cars.com’s 2015 “Ultimate Minivan Challenge.” “The Chrysler Pacifica out-styles, out-drives and just plain out-wows the rest […]