2016-11-03

Attorney to address ‘3 big lies about Medicaid eligibility’



FLINT — Attorney Michael E. Thomas has a passion for helping people navigate through obtaining Medicaid eligibility for long-term nursing home benefits. Toward that end, Thomas will head up a seminar on how people can obtain Medicaid benefits while keeping their property, their assets and the wealth they worked their entire lives to build. Although many have lost everything because […]

Sloan Museum presents interactive programs on nocturnal animals




The Sloan Museum will present three interactive programs exploring “life after dark” in the animal kingdom beginning in November as part of their Explore series. First, at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, “Night Creatures” will offer children and adults a chance to encounter nocturnal animals up close. A representative from the Organization for Bat Conservation will be present to with […]

Welcome to Enchanted Forest



The second annual Enchanted Forest event was held at For-Mar Preserve and Arboretum, located at 2142 N. Genesee Rd. in Burton, on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 6-8 p.m. Many attendees of the event came out in costume. Cindy Cheek showed up as a pirate, with Logan Payton as Rupunzel, Kane Payton as Flynn Rider and Nicole Payton as Mother Gothel. […]

In brief



Christmas concert tickets now on sale FLINT TWP. — Tickets are now on sale for the Celebrate Christmas Tour with Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey, a concert presented at 7 p.m. on December 8 at the Central Church of the Nazarene.1261 W. Bristol Road. Grant is a four-time Grammy nominee and five-time Dove Award-winning Female Vocalist of the Year. She […]

Genesee Career Institute’s $12M renovation unveiled




FLINT TWP. — The Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week to showcase its $12 million expansion and renovation of the Genesee Career Institute (GCI), G-5081 Torrey Road. Owned and operated by the GISD, the GCI provides career-focused training to 11th and 12th-grade students from all 21 school districts in Genesee County as well as charter […]

Koegel resigns from MCC Board



FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) Trustee Albert Koegel resigned from the Board, effective immediately. A deeply respected leader on the campus, Koegel announced his resignation at the Board’s Oct. 24 meeting. He has served the College as a Trustee for 25 years. In his resignation letter, Koegel thanked his fellow Board members for the opportunity to “make acquaintances into […]

Come see FIRST LEGO League robotics tourney this weekend



FLINT TWP. — Creativity and science will come together at the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) LEGO Fever II Tournament at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School, 1409 W. Maple Ave on Saturday, November 5. Twenty-one teams of 9 to 11-year-old children and their coaches will demonstrate their problem-solving skills, creative thinking, teamwork, competitive play, sportsmanship, and sense of community. This year’s FLL challenge […]

Cavaliers opened district play against St. Johns



FLINT – Carman-Ainsworth, 5-23, opened district tournament play against St. Johns in one semifinal match Wednesday. Flushing, 28-19-1, faced Swartz Creek, 4-7-1, in the other semifinal match Wednesday. The Raiders moved into the semifinals by defeating Owosso in the only opening round match of the tournament Monday. The winners of those two matches will meet for the district title in […]

GET OUT AND VOTE: Tuesday is election day




FLINT TWP. — Voters will head to the polls on Tuesday to choose the next president of the United States. Expectations are for a showdown between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, who would become the first woman president and Republican nominee Donald Trump, a wellknown wealthy businessman who bills himself as a non-politician. But there will be four other presidential candidates […]

Cavs’ boys, girls place 13th at regionals



BAY CITY – Carman-Ainsworth’s boys’ and girls’ teams finished Saturday’s regional at Delta College in 13th place overall with the boys tallying 406 and the girls 401. The top three teams and top 15 individuals move on to Saturday’s state meet at Michigan International Speedway. Mikaiah Holbrook set the pace for the girls in 77th in 24:37.90, Rayven Brantley was […]


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