View Newspapers wins five graphic design awards

LAPEER — Lapeer-based View Newspapers was recently honored by Community Papers of Michigan for its winning entries of its Advertising Excellence 2011 Awards. The graphic designers collectively won five first-place awards. Community Papers of Michigan was formed to facilitate the exchange of ideas between its member publications and their employees in Michigan. The purpose being to promote the interests of […]

Cavs win one, lose two in the past week

FLINT — Mt. Morris came to town on Monday and went sent home with an 8-0 defeat at the hands of the Carman-Ainsworth soccer team. The Cavaliers came out strong in the first half with six goals and added two more in the second half to enact the mercy-rule victory. Selena Johnson made one save in goal for the shutout […]


Police arrest 16-year-old for attempted armed robbery FLINT TWP. — On May 9 at 7:45 p.m., Flint Township Police responded to an attempted armed robbery of an employee of the Pizza Hut Restaurant, 3326 Miller Road, according to press release from Chief George Sippert. The employee, a 36-year-old Flint woman, was on a smoking break behind the restaurant when she […]

Cavaliers host Raiders for Big Nine showdown

FLINT TWP. — Things didn’t go so well for the Carman-Ainsworth varsity baseball team when Flushing came to town on Monday for a Big Nine doubleheader. The Cavs lost the first game, 14- 1, in six innings after nine unearned runs broke open a 5-0 game in the sixth inning. Leading the hit parade for the Cavaliers was junior Chris […]

News Briefs

Fundraiser for FCT Robotics FLINT TWP. — A fundraiser supporting FTC Robotics will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 21 at Carman-Ainsworth High School. For everyone who stops to take a Free Test Drive, Ford will donate $20 to FTC Robotics. You must be a licensed driver 18 or older and there is a limit of one […]

Sports Shorts

Kayaking for beginners offered AREAWIDE — Women are invited to take part in the Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources basic kayaking class on Saturday, May 21. The program, part of the DNRs Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program takes place from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Proud Lake Recreation Area in conjunction with Heavener Canoe Livery. Introduction to Kayaking is a two-segments program, […]

Goodwill celebrates 80 years; moves store from Burton

BURTON — One of Burton’s two Goodwill locations is in the process of moving from the corner of Saginaw and Bristol Roads to Miller Road in Flint. The store will shut down today and reopen two days later on Miller Road. Last week, inventory was being reduced with a 50 percent off sale. The move comes just weeks after Goodwill […]

Raiders sweep Carman-Ainsworth in Big Nine meeting

FLUSHING — The weather finally cooperated for area teams on Monday, but the competiton was relentless as Big Nine rival Flushing shut out the Carman-Ainsworth softball team, 12-0, and, 10-0, at Flushing. Carman- Ainsworth’s hitters faced a daunting pitcher in Alyssa Telling, and were only able to get three hits off the hurler. Last Thursday, the Lady Cavs faced a […]

New health career schools get students into a profession faster

FLINT TWP. — On Monday, the second class of students at Genesee Health Careers started their Certified Nurses Aide training. And in only three weeks, they should graduate and be ready to go to work. A fast turnaround is a big attraction of the new school which started its first class April 18 at 3306 Miller Road in the Yorkshire […]


Sports VIEW

This has been one of the most bizarre sports seasons we have seen in some time, and I’m not just talking about the weather. I just don’t understand what is going on, as some coaches are reporting that they have “nothing to report”, “no games played this week, but hey, thanks for checking in”, they say. Yet, and perhaps unbeknownst […]