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Cavs top Goodrich in overtime thriller

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | January 21, 2020

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:25 p.m. — FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team defeated Goodrich 61-58 in overtime on Tuesday night, spoiling the Martians undefeated season.

Lady Cavs beat Norte Dame Prep

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | January 21, 2020

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:20 p.m. — PONTIAC — The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team defeated Notre Dame Prep 59-27 on Tuesday. Chenelle King led with 17 points.

Cavs down Powers

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | January 18, 2020

Saturday, January 18, 2020, 11:18 p.m. — FLINT —The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team blew out Flint Powers Catholic 64-34 on Friday.

Lady Cavs rout Flint Powers

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | January 17, 2020

Friday, January 17, 2020 10:10 p.m. — FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team remains undefeated after beating Flint Powers 81-46 at home on Friday. The Cavaliers improve to 10-0 on the season.

Polling place snag leaves officials scrambling

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | January 16, 2020

FLINT TWP. — A mix-up over the availability of a longtime polling place left Flint Township officials scrambling last week for a place for residents of Precincts 6 and 11 to vote in the upcoming presidential primary. Precincts 6 and 11 have traditionally voted at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post on Corunna Road, but the polling place had to […]

Resident ruptures gas line putting in “For Sale” sign

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | January 16, 2020

FLINT TWP. — A Flint Township resident struck and punctured a gas mainline Friday while posting a “For Sale” sign on his property, causing a gas leak. The incident occurred on Lambden Road, and the Flint Township Fire Department and Consumers Energy responded. Kathryn Burkholder, a media relations representative for Consumers, said the depth of gas lines vary due to […]

Stevenson to speak at Mentoring Inspiration Breakfast

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | January 16, 2020

FLINT — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flint and Genesee County will host its 14th annual Mentoring Inspiration Breakfast Jan. 20 at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, 4100 S. Saginaw St., with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. BBBS Director of Development Taffy L. Jones said the breakfast has two purposes – to celebrate Mentoring Month and to celebrate the good works of […]

Heavy rainfall leads to some flooding

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | January 16, 2020

GENESEE COUNTY — While it wasn’t the crippling ice storm many weather forecasters feared, last weekend’s heavy rain and freezing did lead to some flooded roads and basements in the area. The National Weather Service said rainfall from Friday through Saturday afternoon rainfall reports from Friday night through Saturday afternoon was recorded at 2.12 inches through 1 p.m. in Flint. […]

Cousineau, Ellenburg named to top posts with County Commission

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | January 16, 2020

GENESEE COUNTY — At this year’s organizational meeting, the Genesee County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted Martin Cousineau as chair and Ellen Ellenburg as vice chair for 2020. Both Cousineau and Ellenburg were unanimously elected by the commission at its Jan. 2 organizational meeting. Cousineau takes over as chairman from Ted Henry. Cousineau, of Flushing, commissioner for District 7, said […]

In brief

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | January 16, 2020

Book Club FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township- McCarty Library, 2071 S. Graham Rd., will hold book club on Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. This group will meet and discuss a wide variety of fiction that is selected monthly. The group is open to the public. — G.G. Federal Financial Aid 101 FLINT TWP. — The Genesee Valley Center Library, […]