2018-02-01

WFBA now accepting scholarship applications




FLINT TWP. — Applications are being accepted until March 31 by the West Flint Business Association for its 2018 community-wide scholarship program. Each year the group awards three $1.500 scholarships to a high school student, an adult learner and a vocational education student. The WFBA High School Community Service Scholarship is awarded to a high school senior to assist with […]

Cavs’ wrestling sweeps Allen Park Tournament




ALLEN PARK – The Carman-Ainsworth wrestling team went undefeated at the Allen Park Team Tournament on Saturday, defeating Edsel Ford, 48-30, and Forest Hills Eastern, 38-34. Against Edsel Ford, Larry Brown, Jr. at 130 won a 14-8 decision over Nathaniel Hermen. Jacob Yost at 135 won an 8-4 decision over Ty Wyka. Jacob Petty at 152 pinned Simon Sahabi. Jordan […]

Art and music show to awareness about addiction



FLINT — Mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual Flint Recovery Arts & Music Show on March, 2, an addiction recovery awareness event hosted by the Recovery Community Organization (RCO) the Serenity House of Flint. The event is a $5 donation at the door. Kenneth Pops Jones, an Odyssey House therapist, will open the show. Shiba Palmer, a Certified Recovery […]

Comeback complete: SCF rallies to top United



FLINT TWP. – Swartz Creek/Clio/ Flushing’s varsity hockey team pulled out a wild win, 5-4, over the United (Kearsley/Brandon/Holly/Lake Fenton) at Iceland Arena on Saturday. The whole game went back-and-forth, but the game was tied after each of the first two stanzas. Jake Castles got the first SCF goal, assisted by Dylan Stankewicz. Brendan Ogle then netted one with the […]

Five applied for openings on C-A school board




FLINT TWP. – Five people applied for two openings on the Carman- Ainsworth Board of Education. The board held a special meeting on Jan. 23 to interview the prospective candidates. They are: Erin Yezbick, Alex Clark, Crystal Dahl, Keri Crane and Lakisha Bah-Stewart. No details about the candidates’ backgrounds is available at press time. Superintendent Eddie Kindle said the board […]

Four-straight goals help Firebirds top Windsor




FLINT – Four straight goals led the Flint Firebirds to a 4-2 OHL hockey victory over the Windsor Spitfires at the Dort Federal Event Center on Sunday. Jacob Collins’ tally would be the only goal of the opening frame while CJ Clarke netter the lone second period score. Within the first four minutes of the final period, though, is when […]

Area high school students can soon apply for Flint Promise scholarship



FLINT – High school seniors in the Class of 2018 can soon apply for the Flint Promise (#flintpromise) scholarship, beginning March 1. To prepare students and parents for registration, a town hall meeting was held today highlighting how the new scholarship program will work. “We’re excited to launch Flint Promise with the Class of 2018,” said Tim Herman, CEO of […]

Scandal, questionable trades and the Super Bowl

Fat Guy Corner

This week I’ll call the sports world the good, the bad, and the ugly. The ugly is the Michigan State, Larry Nassar and sexual assault accusations in the athletic program. The bad, in my opinion, is the Blake Griffin blockbuster trade involving the Pistons and the L.A. Clippers. The good is that the Super Bowl will be played on Sunday […]

Donors respond to Coverys call for matching gifts



FLINT – Donors have responded to the call for matching gifts to the Flint Child Health and Development Fund of the Foundation for Flint. The Fund, established in 2016, serves the long-term health and development needs of Flint children exposed to lead in their drinking water. The $100,000 matching gift opportunity from the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation, Inc. was announced […]

Chevrolet Offers Seasonal Driving and Preparedness Tips



Winter storms have been hitting the country with an outlook for continued snowy conditions and cold temperatures. The team at Chevy would like to remind drivers of some of the things they can do to be ready to navigate the roads this winter. Check out their top ten list of winter driving tips to help you stay safe and prepared […]


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