2017-01-05

38th MLK tribute dinner coming up



FLINT — “The Past Is Behind Us — Where Do We Go From Here?” is the theme for the 38th annual citywide tribute dinner in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday, Jan. 12, at Riverfront Banquet Center. This year’s keynote address will be given by Dr. Steve Perry, educational advocate, founder of the Capital Preparatory Schools and […]

In brief



Roast of Chris Hamilton CLIO — Clio Chamber of Commerce and Clio Senior Center, 2136 W. Vienna Rd., will host a roast for long-time fundraising machine Chris Hamilton, who has been personally responsible for supporting The Old Newsboys in their efforts to provide for thousands of Genesee County children for many years. The event is Jan. 12, doors open at […]

Brookwood Winter Bridal Show provides ‘big day’ inspiration



BURTON — What hot new trends will be revealed at the IMA’s Winter Bridal Show, the area’s first bridal show of the new year? The IMA’s Winter Bridal Show will unveil many of the new trends with the area’s top wedding professionals from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at IMA Brookwood Banquet Center. Tickets cost $5 and […]

Cavaliers lose first game of season



FLINT – A big third quarter deficit proved to be Carman-Ainsworth’s downfall in its 60-47 loss to Clarkston Tuesday. The Wolves came into the game ranked second in the state in Class A. The Cavaliers trailed just 30-29 heading into the third period. But Clarkston outscored Carman-Ainsworth 17-7 in the period to take a 47-36 lead into the fourth. “We […]

Gearing up for 29th auto show in Detroit



DETROIT — The 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is roaring to life this weekend in downtown Detroit, starting this Saturday with The Gallery, a private event featuring fine food and an up-close look at the world’s most exclusive automobiles. Tickets are $500 per person to join the guest list of movers and shakers attending the event held at […]

WRESTLING



Carman-AinsworthMontrose Holiday Duals12-28-16 LAKEVILLE 30, CARMAN-AINSWORTH 42 103: Double forfeit; 112: Brijesh Kumar (CA) over Irene Pyonk (LV) by fall 1:08; 119: Jacob Yost (CA) over Zach Young (LV) by dec. 7-4 ; 125: Cheng Yang (CA) over Jaden Rankin (LV) by fall 1:15 ; 130: Scott Williams (LV) over (CA) by forfeit ; 135: Nathan Peterson (CA) over Jacob […]

Longtime township treasurer passes away




FLINT TWP. — “It is shouting time in Heaven” declared the obituary for Sandra Wright, five-term township treasurer who passed away Christmas Eve. Wright died after attending a Christmas cantata at her church, which was one of her favorite places, according to the obituary. Wright retired as township treasurer in 2012 after 20 years of service. Elected in 1992 in […]

Lady Cavaliers sit atop Saginaw Valley League



FLINT TWP. – The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ basketball team has a two-game lead over Lapeer in the Saginaw Valley League and re-starts the season tomorrow after the long holiday break. A road trip isn’t the way most teams want to pick play back up, but the Cavs are headed to take on Saginaw Heritage at 7 p.m. at Heritage. During […]

Fire station No. 2 not left in the dark




FLINT TWP. — When it comes to power outages, Flint township fire station no. 2 on Flushing Road was not much better off than most businesses and residents. The station was using a small gas generator that did not support the entire station, according to Flint Township Assistant Fire Chief Mike Burkley. But things will be different now that the […]

Focus on safety continues with winter rules changes



EAST LANSING– Seasons are underway for teams participating in 12 winter sports for which the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) sponsors postseason tournaments, with a continuing focus on safety highlighting rules changes taking effect with the first days of competition, as announced by the MHSAA on December 6. Basketball, wrestling and ice hockey are among sports with noticeable changes […]


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