Man kills father, then self following manhunt

FLINT TWP. — Thomas Logan Rothley, 23, who was being sought by police as a person of interest in the death of his father March 9, is dead. Police found Joseph Michael Rothley, age 47, dead in his Flint Township home on Wickfield Drive at about 10:18 a.m. March 9, the victim of an apparent homicide. The son, described as […]

Flint Township Board of Trustees approves 2011 road projects

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees approved 6-0 with a list of 2011 road projects at its March 7 meeting. Trustee Frank Kasle was not in attendance. “We spent a lot of time looking at the roads and driving them,” Supervisor Karyn Miller said. “These are recommended by the road advisory committee.” The list of projects are […]

C-A students gearing up for Science Olympiad

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth senior Sam Lisk has spent countless lunch hours perfecting a Rube Goldberg device he hopes will earn him a medal Saturday at the regional Science Olympiad competition at Mott Community College. A Rube Goldberg device conducts a complicated chain reaction to complete a simple task. In Lisk’s case, the final step will launch a balloon imprinted […]

GDL places millage proposal increase on May 3 ballot

GENESEE COUNTY — On May 3, one of the issues facing voters will be the proposed millage increase of 0.25 mills (25 cent per $1,000 taxable value) for a period of six years for the Genesee District Library (GDL). According to the its website, the Genesee District Library is facing major cuts in funding and over the past two years, […]

Gaines Township man charged with shooting bald eagle

GAINES TWP. — Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton has charged a Gaines Township man with shooting a bald eagle near his home in the area of Van Vleet and Ray Rds. in southwest Genesee County. James Allen Nelson, 65, is charged with shooting an endangered species and reckless discharge of a firearm, both of which are misdemeanors punishable by up […]

News Briefs

Kindergarten registration FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth elementary schools will hold Kindergarten Registration from March 21-25. Parents of children who will turn age 5 by Dec. 1, 2011 should plan to attend registration at one of the elementary school buildings. For the correct elementary ser vice area, call any school at the telephone numbers listed below or the administration building at […]

All sewn up

SWARTZ CREEK — Six fleecy homemade lap blankets are on their way to the Upper Peninsula to warm the hearts and bodies of patients at a veteran’s hospital. They were sewn by Margaret Rubino of Flint Township, as part of an ongoing effort by the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 294, who have adopted the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical […]

Counseling staff outlines efforts

FLINT TWP. — Extra counseling makes a different in student behavior and performance according to presentation by three Carman- Ainsworth Middle School counselors at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday night. Marissa Bailey, one of three Middle School counselors, described weekly strategies they have used to improve students attendance, grades and behavior. Theresa Williams, the sixth grade counselor, organized Friendship […]

C-A Board honors student achievers

810-452-2665  RSANDERS@MIHOMEPAPER.COM FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth Board of Education rolled out the red carpet for several awards and honors presentations at its regular meeting Tuesday night. First up, the board presented certificates to winners of the district’s fourth and fifth grade spelling bee held recently at Woodland Elementary School. Fifth-grade winners are Kira Smith, first place, Jada […]

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