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WFBA meeting at new location FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Business Association will hold its monthly meeting at a new location – the Valley Breakfast & Bistro at 1072 Elms Road, between Corunna and Calkins Road, from noon -1:15 p.m. on Thursday, October 19. Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton is the guest speaker and will be giving an update […]

House divided is green

Fat Guy Corner

The divided houses were freshly painted green and white over the weekend. The Big House became pretty silent, as the Michigan State Spartans, huge 10-point underdogs, posted a stunning 14-10 victory Saturday night. I guess little brother (Mike Hart’s term when he played at Michigan) can whip up on big brother. The Spartans played a smart and intelligent football game […]

Happy Anniversary Genesee County Parks

Genesee County Parks this year is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Now, that may or may not strike you as a big deal. But it does for me. Here’s why: Encompassing more than 11,000 acres of outdoor recreation, educational programs, living history and breath-taking natural beauty, our county parks system is an integral component to enhancing and maintaining our overall quality […]

Cavs squeak past Saginaw Heritage

SAGINAW – The Carman- Ainsworth football team narrowly escaped Saginaw Heritage with a win, defeating the now 2-5 Hawks 38-35 on the road last Friday. The win moved the Cavaliers to 5-0 in league play and 5-2 overall. Game stats and individual player stats were not reported. Carman-Ainsworth hosts Midland Dow tomorrow for its final home game of the season. […]

October is Michigan Apple Month

LANSING, Mich. – To recognize the importance of the Michigan Apple industry, Governor Rick Snyder has again declared October Michigan Apple Month. With more than 11.3 million apple trees in commercial production, covering 35,500 acres on 825 family-run farms in Michigan, apples are the largest and most valuable fruit crop in the Great Lakes State. This year’s Michigan Apple crop […]

Hall of Fame induction announced

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame announced its induction Class of 2017 Wednesday night at a press party at Genesys Athletic Club. Joining the hall this year are Jon Runyan, Craig Tucker, Mike Austin, Larry Gall, Frank Manley II, Mike Harding, Bob Crane and Distinguished Service Award winner Bob Holec. Three state championship high […]

Flint Children’s Museum celebrates $12K in Free Day sponsorships

FLINT – Hasting’s Mutual Charitable Foundation and Al Bourdeau Insurance Agency are committing $12,000 to the Flint Children’s Museum (FCM) to ensure that all of children and families in the community have access to safe, fun, and meaningful play at the Flint Children’s Museum. Thanks to their commitment, one Sunday in the months of December, January, March, May, July, and […]


CROSS COUNTRY Carman-Ainsworth ran at the 30th Annual Heritage Invite on Saturday, where the boys placed 18 out of 24 teams. The Cavaliers accumulated 509 points. Saginaw Heritage was first with 54, Caro second with 66 and Alpena third with 83. The Carman-Ainsworth boys were once again led by Joe Chinkeefatt, who has consistently topped the Cavaliers. Chinkeefatt finished 18th […]

MCC to host “Flint Fright FilmFest”

FLINT — The Flint Horror Collective is bringing a new era of terror to Flint this October with the inaugural Flint Fright FilmFest. This one-day film festival will be held Oct. 14, in the Mott Memorial Building Auditorium on the campus of Mott Community College (MCC). The FilmFest will feature more than 40 spine-chilling films from around the world from […]


Ram’s ProMaster has custom options for wide range of commercial needs

The ProMaster is Ram Commercial’s entry for the Class 2 full-size van segment. Ram’s full-size van benefits from an exclusive front-wheel-drive system, reducing weight and complexity by locating all components beneath the cab. This keeps the cargo load floor height and step-in height very low, which is a great feature for the person getting in and out of the van […]