2018-01-11

Boys’ basketball extends winning streak to four games




FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team defeated the Flint Jaguars 61-48 on Tuesday night. Flint jumped to a 15-13 lead after the first quarter, but Carman-Ainsworth bounced back before halftime, going on a 16-7 run to take a 29-22 lead into halftime. Both teams scored 18 in the third period, before the Cavs went on a 14-8 run to […]

Lady Cavs’ basketball handed back-to-back losses




FLINT TWP. – The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team had a tough week after facing its first losses of the season on back-to-back days. Carman-Ainsworth was also slotted to face Flint on Tuesday, but the game was canceled as Flint did not have enough girls to compete. Carman-Ainsworth fell to Detroit Country Day on Saturday, 65-59. Carman- Ainsworth took a 26-14 […]

McLaren offering seminars



FLINT – McLaren Flint is offering two free educational seminars called, “The Heart of the Matter”, on Feb. 8 and 22 at the McLaren Hospitality House, G-3170 Beecher Road, Flint. McLaren Flint interventional cardiologists and an electrophysiologist will be the featured speakers. Registration is required. Details follow. The Heart of the Matter Feb. 8 Topics: What you should know about […]

Colors can help ensure memorable wedding



GENESEE COUNTY – For many couples choosing their wedding colors offers the opportunity to showcase their personal styles and set the mood for their nuptials. Color can be a critical component when establishing the ambiance for a wedding. Some colors work better together than others, so while choosing a color scheme may seem like an easy undertaking, some couples may […]

Save the Date



Church offering free movies FLINT TWP. — Hope United Methodist Church, 4467 Beecher Road (at Mill Road) holds an annual Film Fest in January and February. Films are shown on a large screen in the church parlor on Sunday nights at 5:00 p.m. with discussion afterward. This year’s theme is “To Be Inspired”. The list of movies being shown is: […]

Ennis Center’s Fostering Creativity Calendar to Benefit Kids in Foster Care for 5th Year



FLINT—Ennis Center for Children’s Fostering Creativity therapeutic arts program the organization’s fifth annual Fostering Creativity Calendar. Each month features the artwork of a child in foster care, as well as an advertisement from a community business or organization that has chosen to sponsor that month. Ennis Center Founder and President, Bob Ennis, is proud of the calendar’s success, and grateful […]

A new lease on life

Editor talks about life-changing liver transplant

(Editor’s note: This is the first in a five-part series where I will recount my battle with cirrhosis of the liver and the life changing transplant I received in September. My story is an account of how I overcame my illness, but mostly I hope to heighten awareness about the organ donor program. I will be a lifelong advocate for […]

Library gets new 10-year lease.



FLINT TWP. — The township board has approved a ten-year lease and service agreement for the McCarty Branch of the Genesee District Library, 2071 Graham Road. The township owns the building which the library shares with the Senior Citizens Center. The previous lease agreement expired Dec. 31. The new agreement is effective through Dec. 31, 2027. The lease agreement spells […]

Commit to being informed



Happy New Year! While we’re just a few days into 2018, I hope your year is off to a great start. It’s the time when many of us make new years resolutions. We’re going to exercise more, be kinder to people, save more money, lose weight and spend more time with family and friends. Whatever you have “resolved” to do […]

In brief



Halo Burger is helping warm up this cold Michigan winter GENESEE COUNTY — Halo Burger is giving Mid-Michigan residents a reason to applaud this winter’s chilling temperatures by offering a cup of fresh, hot coffee priced according to the daily high temperature. From now until the end of January, coffee prices will fluctuate Monday through Friday according to that day’s […]