Second annual car and bike show at Baker CTT

FLINT — Baker College of Flint will host the 2nd Annual Car and Motorcycle show on May 22, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Car and motorcycle enthusiasts, as well as the general public, are invited to attend the free event, which will be held at The Center for Transportation Technology (CTT), 1717 S. Dort Highway, Flint. Free parking and shuttle service […]

Coupon crazy for Catholic charities

FLINT — In these challenging economic times, many have jumped on board the coupon craze to cut grocery costs and further stretch household budgets. In addition to families saving money, Catholic Charities’ is also reaping the benefits, as savvy coupon shoppers donate excess items to the Community Closet, a Catholic Charities program that distributes toiletries, clothing and household goods to […]

Lady Cavs softball swept by Davison

FLINT TWP. — After more weather cancellations, the Carman-Ainsworth softball team was back in action Monday, hosting Big Nine rival Davison, but lost both sides of the twin bill, 3-2 in the opener and 13-3 in the nightcap. A scoreless tie was broken by Davison, which scored its first run in the third inning. Davison added one more run in […]

News Briefs

Saunders named election representative FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainworth Board of Trustees at its Tuesday meeting approved designating Ann Saunders as its election representative for the GISD biennial election on June 6 and Recco Richardson as the alternate. — R.S. Math teacher offers resignation FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education accepted the resignation of Kevin Hewitt, a high […]

Government may have got bin Laden, but issues remain

The VIEW from here

First let me say hearing the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. forces Sunday night brought a sense of relief and pride. It has been a long time coming and, as always, our soldiers conducted the operation with great efficiency and bravery. The mastermind of 9/11 is dead. The nearly 3,000 people killed by his planned […]

Cavaliers finally back on the diamond

FLINT — After being out of action since April 21, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity baseball team was finally able to get back on the diamond on Sunday at Broome Park in the opening round of the Greater Flint Tournament, enjoying a hard-fought, 8-7, victory over Flint Metro League rival Lapeer West. “The Cavaliers had left 10 runnners on base before a […]

Carman-Ainsworth student recognized for academic achievement

FLINT — A group of seven area high school students — including one from Carman-Ainsworth — were recognized April 29 for focusing on academic achievement and career goals. The seven were honored by 68th District Court Judge Herman Marable Jr. as Students of the Month, a program through which Marable and the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) recognize area high school […]

From ‘grief to hope’

Woman turns sorrow over son’s suicide into book to help others

DAVISON — Trying to cope with the grief she felt after the death of her son nine years ago, Sally Grablick turned to reading books on the subject of loss. When she didn’t find the answers she was looking for, Grablick worked through her own grief issues, then set to work on a book to help others. The result of […]

Sports Shorts

MESA goes back-to-back GENESEE COUNTY — The U12 MESA Blitz soccer team won back-to-back league championships at the Genesee Fieldhouse this winter. The team dominated Session II, finishing with an 8-0-0 record, scoring 68 goals and allowing only four, finished on top with a 6-1-1 record in Session II. This is the team’s sixth indoor title and 16th championship. The […]