PEG money disbursed to schools

FLINT TWP. – Students in the Carman-Ainsworth, Swartz Creek and Flushing school districts are using very sophisticated video equipment in their classrooms, which will only get better with the latest release of $25,000 in Public, Educational or Governmental (PEG) funds from the township board. PEG funds come through an agreement with Comcast Cable to return a percentage of franchise fees […]

Loving the four seasons

Fat Guy Corner

The Fat Guy’s baseball predictions only missed on one team, the Cleveland Indians. I did correctly predicted the National League participants in the Chicago Cubs and the L.A. Dodgers, though. The Cubs were pushed to a game five against the Washington Nationals and came away with the road victory. The ex-Tiger, Max “Not So Sure Zer” blew up and handed […]

Township man charged with murder

FLINT TWP. – Artavius McDowell, 26, of Flint Township, has been charged by the Genesee County Prosecutor’s Office in the death of Joseph Horton, 42, of Flint, as a result of an incident that occurred last week. On Thursday, October 12, at about 11:12 p.m., officers responded to a call for unknown trouble at a residence in the 2400 block […]

Cavs drop league game to Midland Dow

FLINT TWP. – The Carman-Ainsworth football team dropped a tough matchup to league-opponent Midland Dow last Friday, losing 45-14. The Cavs kept the game close in the first quarter, trailing just 14-7 headed into the second. Midland Dow kept its foot on the gas, however, and pulled away to hand Carman-Ainsworth its third loss of the season. Individual stats from […]

In brief

Gas main leak FLINT TWP. – Fire Chief Tom Stadler said there were no injuries during a natural gas main break on Linden Road, on Friday, October 13, caused by excavation work. Construction work is being done on that stretch of road between Corunna and Lennon Roads. Stadler said that fire personnel spent about four hours monitoring the leak for […]

Weekend homestand a split for Firebirds

FLINT — This past weekend’s homestand had its good and bad for the Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League. The bad was a 5-3 loss to the Kitchener Rangers on Sunday. No scoring in the first period led to an outburst of offensive output in the final two frames. Adam Mascherin opened the scoring to put the Rangers up […]

Dick Ruzzin’s GM automotive designs on display at Sloan Museum

FLINT – Sloan Museum’s newest exhibition, Art at Work: Early GM Designs of Dick Ruzzin, features sketches from the early career of one of General Motors’ most prolific car designers. Over 30 sketches are on loan from the artist until February 25, 2018. Ruzzin spent over 40 years designing for GM before retiring as the Director of Design for Chevrolet […]

2017 Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame inductees selected

GRAND BLANC — The Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame announced its 2017 inductees. The selected inductees will be honored at a banquet on December 2 at the Genesys Athletic Center. Three teams and seven individuals will be inducted and commissioner Bob Holec will receive the Distinguished Service Award. Individual inductees include Ainsworth’s three-sport star athlete Mike Harding, Carman-Ainsworth […]

Making the scene, Halloween edition

Editor’s Note: John “JD” Dombrowski is a contributing writer with the View Newspaper Group. He is known throughout the community as a business owner, Burton Chamber of Commerce chairman, musician and music promoter. Rock and roll and Halloween have always had a lot in common. Both feature lots of screaming, people wear outlandish costumes, you earn a small sense of […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Cavaliers traveled to Goodrich on Saturday for the annual Kayla O’Mara Invite. The boys finished ninth out of nine teams in the large school race with 261. The Lady Cavs were 14th out of 14 teams with 382. Linden took first for the boys with 62, Grand Blanc second with 65 and Hartland third with 69. On […]