2017-02-23

In brief



Ellegood named corporate director of service lines at McLaren Health Care FLINT — Cheryl Ellegood has been named Corporate Director of Service Lines at McLaren Health Care. She began the position on Jan. 30. In her new corporate role, Ellegood is responsible for the collaborative development and implementation of systemwide operating plans for cardiovascular, neuroscience, orthopedic and telemedicine service lines. […]

Ready for the World




FLINT TWP.— Carman- Ainsworth Middle School VEX Robotics teams continued their winning streak by capturing the title at the VEX Robotics Michigan State Championship on Sunday. Still undefeated after four outings, the teams — MO” Peeps and Even MO’ Peeps — are now headed for the World Championship Competition to be April 19-22 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, […]

In brief



Senior Citizens will dance to ’50s music FLINT TWP. — The Senior Center, 2071 Graham Road, will host Dance Night from 6- 8 p.m. on Friday, February 24. It will feature music by the Fairlanes and Devilles, an oldies band. Tickets are $5 each. Pop and pizza-by-the-slice will be sold for $1 each. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Call 810-732- […]

Become a Hunger Hero

Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, 103.9 The Fox host Radiothon tomorrow

FLINT — From 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. tomorrow, Feb. 24, the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan and 103.9 The Fox will be taking to the airwaves to raise money in an attempt to provide an astonishing two million meals for hungry people in Eastern Michigan. Tune in to 103.9 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., to hear the radiothon […]

Police lineup



That row of police cars lined up in front of Texas Roadhouse on Miller Road last Wednesday were not responding to any incident. Flint Township Police joined Michigan State Police, Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies and other law enforcement agents for Tip-A-Cop, a fundraiser for the Weiss Child Advocacy Center. Uniformed officers mingled with guests and helped out with serving meals […]

Carman-Ainsworth wins pair of games



FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team jumped out to a 17-9 lead after one and went to defeat Southwestern 91-63 Tuesday. The Cavaliers increased their lead to 45-23 at the break and led by outscoring the Knights 46-40 over the final two quarters. Omari Duncan had 19 points, six rebounds, three steals one assist and one block. Ja’kavien Lewis […]

The 2017 road improvement map




FLINT TWP. — Winter is ending and the ground is thawing which means that road construction season is not far away. Two major projects in the township this year will include work on Court Street from Linden Road to the city limits and repaving Linden Road from Lennon to Calkins, Township Supervisor Karyn Miller said at a recent board meeting. […]

Lady Cavs finish regular season; districts start Mon.




FLINT – Destiny Strothers led Carman- Ainsworth with 24 points in the Cavs’ 71-42 win over Midland last Friday. Carman-Ainsworth led by three after one quarter, 21-18 and increased the cushion to 33-22 by halftime. The game remained close with Carman- Ainsworth still on top 49-34. A 22-point showing in the fourth sealed the win as Midland could only muster […]

Twp. fire dept. joins MABAS emergency response group




FLINT TWP. — Calls for emergency help could come from as far away as Chicago under an amended Michigan Mutual Aid Box Alarm System Agreement (MMABAS) approved by the township board for the fire department’s participation. A MABAS is a prearranged response and assistance plan provided to a Requesting Party from an Assisting Party. “It is a user-driven system designed […]

The Joe has played a major role in my life

Fat Guy Corner

The Farewell to the Joe is the theme for this year’s Detroit Red Wings hockey club. This past Saturday I made my farewell trip to Joe Louis Arena to watch my beloved Red Wings play the Washington Capitals. The Red Wings delivered a thrilling 3-2 shootout victory in my farewell. I had a barley pop in my hand and numerous […]


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