Audit shows twp. holding its own

FLINT TWP. — After reducing staff through attrition, consolidation of services and general belttightening in recent years because of declining property tax revenues, nobody wants to hear that the worst is yet to come. But that was forecast by the 2010 audit presented to the township board last week along with more hopeful news that the bleeding will stop in […]

Brandon Carr returns for golf outing

DAVISON — The Third annual Brandon Carr Golf Outing will take place on June 25 at Sugarbush Golf Club in Davison. All the funds raised at the golf outing will be donated to the Carman-Ainsworth high school football program. The cost of the outing is $85 per golfer and $340 per team. The cost includes 18- holes of golf, a […]


Sports Shorts

Carman-Ainsworth girls’ hoops skill training FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball program has kicked off its training workouts for kids in grades six-12. Training takes place every Tuesday, Wednesday an Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. at the high school. The program is designed to hlep all girls in the district learn the game of basketball and provides detailed training for […]

Carman-Ainsworth teachers serve in exchange program

FLINT TWP. — A new CAFE is coming to Carman Ainsworth High School in the fall. But this one will serve college level instruction to Advanced Placement students via a teacher exchange program with the University of Michigan-Flint. The Carman-Ainsworth-UMFlint CAFÉ (Collaboration and Faculty Exchange) was conceived about two years ago in ongoing conversations between CA Superintendent Bill Haley, CA […]

Cavs golfer ends prep career

FLUSHING — Tony Mattar would have preferred a better finish to his high school golf career, but the Carman-Ainsworth senior still went out on a respectable note. Mattar carded 83 in the Div. 1 regional last Thursday at Flushing Valley Country Club, tying for 42nd in the 72-man field in his second regional appearance. He shot 88 as a sophomore […]

Unnamed national retailer coming to Miller Road

FLINT TWP. — A national company may soon join the Miller Road commercial hub. Its path has been cleared by the rezoning of two parcels of land west of the Best Buy store. Both were rezoned from Office 1 to Commercial — General Business (C-2) and approved by the township board after second reading last week. Trustee George Menoutes abstained […]

Fishing, anyone?

Sports VIEW

What’s better than spending a relaxing weekend with friends or family out on the lake, fishing and taking in the nice weather? How about doing all of that for free. Every year, one of Michigan’s premiere outdoor activities includes the Free Fishing Weekend. Two days twice a year, anglers from around the state and visitors from out-of-state can fish in […]

Citizens Bank and HealthPlus square off in the Fitness Feud

FLINT — Name the two Flint-based companies taking part in the second annual “Commit to Get Fit” challenge? Survey says: HealthPlus and Citizens Bank. Citizens Bank President and CEO Cathy Nash and Citizens Bank employees faced off Monday against HealthPlus of Michigan President and CEO, Bruce Hill and HealthPlus employees for the second fitness challenge where employees for both companies […]


MID-MAY – BEFORE LABOR DAY Golf League for Senior Women is looking for more members. We are enjoyably competitive and love going out to lunch afterwards. We play at MULBERRY HILL GOLF COURSE in northern Oxford. Tee time is 9 a.m., Tuesday mornings. For more information call Linda at 810-796-3014. FRIDAY, JUNE 17 Lapeer Junior Golf League will play at […]