MOTT NEXT – Summer Youth Programs at MCC

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) will launch MOTT NEXT for the next generation this summer. The program features a variety of half-day, full-day and one-week programs for Middle School and High School-aged students to explore topics from Crime Scene Investigation, Music Technology, Cosmetology and Brain Camp (Experimental Psychobiology lab). “MOTT NEXT is where the adventure begins!” said Carla Clark, […]

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Agricultural Society Charity Poker event GRAND BLANC — The Genesee County Agricultural Society will be holding a charity poker event at the Grand Blanc Moose Lodge, 4043 Howe Rd. June 4-6. Poker will start at 4 p.m. through 2a.m. Both cash games and tournaments will be offered. Cash games will include $1/2 No-Limit Texas Hold-em, $2/4 limit Texas Holdem, $3/6 […]

All-Star football game returns in new location

FLINT – For the third consecutive summer, the Flint-area high school football all-star game will hit the gridiron on June 9 at 7 p.m. However, the game relocates for the first time. After playing the first two years at Davison’s Cardinal Stadium, the game will now take place at Kettering University’s Atwood Stadium in Flint. The game has been exciting […]

Cavaliers begin baseball district title quest

FLUSHING – Carman- Ainsworth lost to Flushing 7-6 in eight innings in the first round of the MHSAA district playoffs on Tuesday. No stats or details were reported prior to press deadlines. Flushing will move on to Saturday’s district semifinal at 10 a.m. That will be followed by Saginaw Arthur Hill against Saginaw Heritage at 12 p.m. and then the […]


Rows of American flags waving from fence posts at two township cemeteries over the Memorial Day weekend were the handiwork of Township Clerk Kathy Funk and her husband Doug. She was inspired to install the tributes during a visit to Linden last year where she saw the cemetery there decorated for Memorial Day. “I decided it would be nice to […]

Softball teams set to vie for district titles

Div. 1 at Saginaw Heritage Carman-Ainsworth (0-10) began the postseason on Tuesday at Flushing (1-11 Flint Metro League), losing a 16-1 contest, which was mercy-shortened to four innings. Game details were not reported. Flushing now moves on to face Saginaw Arthur Hill at 10 a.m. Saturday at Saginaw Heritage. Heritage (3-18) takes on Swartz Creek (11-1 Flint Metro League) at […]

Obsolete fire equipment donated

FLINT TWP. — The township fire department’s gain also will provide a win-win situation for neighboring fire departments. In a generous gesture of spreading the wealth, the Fire Department has donated some of its old equipment to three other local fire departments to use for parts. Seeking approval from the township board to make the donation, Fire Chief Tom Stadler […]

District titles up for grabs

Div. 1 at Lapeer Davison, 8-4-2, squared off with Swartz Creek, 4-4-2, on Tuesday with Davison winning 3-2 in overtime. The winner gets Carman-Ainsworth, 3-13-1, in the 5 p.m. semifinal today. Flushing, 7-4-2, went head to head with Grand Blanc, No. 4 Div. 1 ranked Tuesday as well. Grand Blanc took a 4-0 win over the Raiders to move on […]

Township board considering new sewer system management

FLINT TWP. — The township board is accepting bids for a contractor to maintain the sanitary sewer system and pump stations. The system is currently maintained by Genesee County Water and Waste (GCWW). But the township is looking at changes under the guidance of deputy supervisor Randall Stewart. Before approving Stewart’s request to seek bids, the board heard a report […]


GOLF The Cavaliers finished 11th with a 434 during the Saginaw Valley League championship at the Fortress last Wednesday. Flint Powers took first with a 312, Lapeer second with a 329 and Saginaw Heritage third with a 331. John Karbowski carded a 91 to lead the team. Lucas Bostwick finished with a 105, Jalen Stewart had a 116 and with […]