Packing a paczki

Local retailers were stocked up and ready to meet public demand for the traditional Fat Tuesday indulgence of eating paczkis. Donna’s Donuts on Bristol had boxes stacked to the ceiling awaiting incoming orders for the sweet treat. Local Kroger stores also had a special area set up to serve the baked goods. Eating paczkis on Fat Tuesday is a last […]

In brief

MCC Fine Arts Gallery to Feature Student Work FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Fine Arts Gallery in the Visual Arts and Design Center will present an All Media Exhibition featuring the selected works of Mott Art and Design Students. Their artwork will be in gallery through March 14. The outstanding work for this exhibition was selected by the […]

Two police officers resign

FLINT TWP. — The ongoing seesaw between recruitment and retention continues for the township police department which accepted resignations last week from two patrol officers. Officer Alexander Knopp resigned to take another job and Officer Nicholas Pohl did not successfully complete field training, said Police Chief George Sippert. Knopp joined the department in August 2014 and Pohl was hired last […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, presents OTEP, March 8, with special guests The Convalesence and The World Over. Tickets are $15 in advance. The Lacs, on March 3-4, are sold out shows. Flaw, with special guests Rightous Vendetta and Source, will perform March 10. Tickets are $10 in advance. […]

Suggestion Committee votes to recommend township name change

FLINT TWP. — Will a name change be a game changer for Flint Township’s image and economic development appeal? That was among questions probed during a meeting last week of the Suggestion Committee, a volunteer group made up mostly of residents. Now nearing the end of a nearly six-month inquiry, the committee last week debated the pros and cons of […]

Cavaliers win league title

FLINT – Carman-Ainsworth got five late points to defeat Flushing 53-50 Tuesday. Aaron Williams had a hoop that put Carman-Ainsworth up 51-50 late in the period. Ja’Kavien Lewis then had a steal and hoop to seal the victory. O’Mari Duncan had 12 points, and six rebounds. Lewis had 11 points. Chan Pearson had eight points, three steals and two boards. […]

C-AHS celebrates Black History Month luncheon

FLINT TWP. — Kenyetta Dotson, founder of WOW Outreach in Flint and a celebrated community activist, gave a rousing motivational speech to students attending the Carman-Ainsworth High School 11th annual Black History Month Luncheon last week. Dotson, a Flint native and winner of the 2010 Sybyl Award among numerous other accomplishments, shared with the students her humble beginnings growing up […]

Lady Cavs routed by Saginaw Heritage in Valley League title tilt

MIDLAND – The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ basketball team swallowed a 30-point loss to No. 3 Saginaw Heritage last Friday in the Saginaw Valley League title game. Game stats were not reported. Carman-Ainworth, 17-3 overall, drew a bye in the Class A district at Flushing and faced Owosso, 3-17, in yesterday’s semifinals after press deadlines. Host Flushing, also at 17-3 on […]

Police cars bought locally

FLINT TWP. — Where the police departments buys patrol cars has been cause for concern for some township board members in the past, but the latest purchase passed the buy local test. The township board unanimously approved the purchase of four new 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe four-wheel-drive police vehicles from Hank Graff Chevrolet in Davison. Police cars are usually bought through […]

High school hockey is in a state of flux

Sports VIEW

The postseason begins for area high school hockey teams Monday. For some schools, hard decisions might be on the horizon, as lack of numbers continues to put fewer than 10 kids on the ice. Rumors floating around Lapeer even predict that this could be the last season for a high school hockey team. Curious as to what the numbers look […]