U.S. Supreme Court upholds tribal immunity for Bay Mills casino

State may zero in on individuals

FLINT TWP. — Despite a seemingly supportive U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday, legal hurdles still remain before Bay Mills Tribe would be allowed to build and operate a casino on land it purchased in 2010 at Dutcher and Lennon roads. State of Michigan vs. Bay Mills Indian Community challenged the tribe’s right to establish tribal lands outside of the […]

They are here: Township on the map

FLINT TWP. — Have you ever had trouble trying to find your way around the township, whether it be finding an obscure residential street or trying to remember which is which among commercial areas such as Market Place, Commerce Drive and Exchange Drive? Well, rest assured, help is now at hand. For the first time as far back as anyone […]

GM raises $24,000 for Food Bank of Eastern Michigan

GENESEE COUNTY — Employees at General Motors’ Flint Manufacturing Operations raised more than $24,000 to support programs and services at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, according to a press release from Tom Wickham, communications manager. Representatives from Flint Assembly, the Flint Metal Center and Flint Engine Operations recently presented a check for $24,290 to Food Bank officials during a […]

Annual Township Park clean-up marks another successful year

FLINT TWP. — A lot of teamwork went into the 6th Annual Join Hands Day to clean and beautify the Flint Township Park on Norko Drive, sponsored by the GLEANER Greater Arbor fraternal organization. Helpers included members of the Flint Township Parks and Recreation Committee, Faith Missionary Church Youth Group and the 4-H Club Country Clovers. Twenty-two youth and 21 […]

In brief

Saturday clean-ups FLINT TWP. — A free scrap tire collection will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the township hall on Dye Road. Residents can bring in up to seven tires (off the rims) for proper disposal. A photo identification or other proof of township residency will be required. The collection is funded by a state grant. […]

A Blast from the Past

YouthQuest Students Celebrate at End of Year Festival

FLINT TWP. — From the exuberance of Three Dog Night’s 1970s hit “Joy to the World (Jeremiah was a Bullfrog)” to Pharrell Williams’ current hit “Happy”, background music from many eras kept kids dancing on stage and everywhere else at “Dancing through the Decades,” the YouthQuest End of Year Festival last Thursday, Students from Carman-Ainsworth Middle School and Dye and […]

Lady Cavaliers ousted from soccer district

GRAND BLANC — Swartz Creek, 11-7-2 opened No. 15-1 district play at home on Tuesday against Carman- Ainsworth eliminating the Cavaliers, 4-0. That comes on the heels of a 7-1 win over the Cavaliers last week. It was a young Cavaliers squad that lost its top scorer from last season, Shelby Marsh, along with several others to graduation. Swartz Creek […]

Baseball district title up for grabs

FLINT — With all four of the teams in the Kearsley No. 3-1 district drawing a round-one bye, Carman- Ainsworth starts the Michigan High School Athletic Association championship tournament on May 31 at noon against Swartz Creek, 0-14 Flint Metro League. In the other district semifinal Kearsley, 3-11 Metro, plays Flushing at 10 a.m. and the finals are slated for […]

Cavs’ golf season ends in district

MIDLAND – Carman-Ainsworth saw its golf season come to an end May 21 in the Div. 1 district tournament at Currie West Golf Course. The Cavaliers shot 450 to finish 12th in the 12-team field. Only the top six teams and top six individuals not on those teams advanced to the regional today at Davison Country Club. Haywood Petty came […]


BASEBALL On Senior Night last Friday Carman-Ainsworth got a 2-for-2 showing with two RBI and two runs from fourth-year varsity player Brennen Gleason in a 7-6 win over Genesee. In the second contest, the Cavs came out ahead 16-1 on the strength of Austin Jerome allowing three hits and no walks with four strikeouts in four innings pitched. Accounting for […]