Lady Cavs earn impressive win over Northwestern

FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ soccer team bounced back in a big way after a disappointing showing last Friday against Powers Catholic. The team traveled to Flint Northwestern on Monday and came away with a 9-0, mercy-rule victory. All the damage was done in the first half, as the game was called at halftime due to the mercy rule. Jasmine […]

Grant will be used to beautify exit ramp

FLINT TWP. — A $750 grant from Keep Genesee County Beautiful to the Flint Township Parks and Recreation Commission will be used to beautify the west side of the northbound exit ramp at I-75 and Corunna Road. Jim McClung, commission chairman, said the grant awarded on April 18 will help fund a flower garden similar to one done last year […]

Robotics team students win scholarhsip

FLINT TWP. — Jessica Bruce and Nick Rhoto of the Carman-Ainsworth High School Robotics Team No. 314 have each won a Kettering University FIRST Robotics Scholarship valued at $22,500. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1989 to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology. Kudos also go to […]


SATURDAY, MAY 14 Sixth Annual Lions Bear Lake Camp Golf Classic. Proceeds from this event will support blind and visually impaired children at Bear Lake Camp. 18 holes of golf will take place at METAMORA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB. Golf cart, course contests, buffet-style dinner and door prizes are included. Registration is at 11:30 a.m., shotgun start is at 1 […]

Genesee District Library millage increase receives nod from voters

GENESEE COUNTY — Voters approved a county-wide millage increase of 0.25 mills to help support the Genesee District Library at the May 3 election. Voters approved the millage increae, which will generate an addiitonal $2.2 million to maintain current library staffing levels, hours and other operations, by a vote of 15,250-10,998. Six precincts were still not counted at 11:15 p.m. […]

Orthopedic experts at McLaren offer free seminar on joint pain

MUNDY TWP. — Join McLaren’s top orthopedic experts as they present Bone Up on Joint Pain and Replacements, a free educational program to discuss joint pain and shoulder, hip and knee replacements on May 25 at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre, 5353 Gateway Centre, off Hill Road at U.S. 23. Insightful presentations and a question and answer session will provide […]


TENNIS5-3-11Carman-Ainsworth vs Flint Powersno report4-30-11Carman-Ainsworth vs. Lapeer East – canceled4-29-11Carman-Ainsworth 4, Davison 4No. 1 Singles Afrah Aslam (CA) def. Bronte Dipzinski 6-2, 6-4No. 2 Singles Brooke Dow def. Mariam Salman (CA) 7-5, 6-2No. 3 Singles Hailey Hutchins (CA) def. Caroline Smith 6-4, 7-6,7-2No. 4 Singles Aubri Smith def. Taylor Kost (CA) 6-2, 3-6, 6-4No. 1 Doubles Wilson/Burnette (CA) def. Kasper/McDowell […]

GDL spreads the word about nutrition program

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee District Library (GDL) has announced a partnership with the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which is the term for what was formally known as Food Stamps. Although the program has been around since the 1930s, it is still underutilized by low-income families. In 2009 alone, Michigan missed out […]

U of M Flint’s Super Science Friday is back

FLINT — STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education is getting a lot of attention in the media, business, and academic circles. The University of Michigan-Flint is again sponsoring a special event aimed at getting elementary students interested in the sciences. Super Science Friday will be returning to UM-Flint on May 6. More than 600 seventh and eighth grade students […]


Big Nine JamboreeAt Davison Country Club5-2-2011Davison 154, Powers Catholic 173,Flushing 176, Carman-Ainsworth193.Tony Mattar 40Valley Lutheran 205, Carman-Ainsworth 2085-3-11Tony Mattar 45— D.N.