Enrollment down at Carman-Ainsworth

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth student enrollment count Thursday was 4,390, said Russ Parks, assistant superintendent of operations. That’s down 171 students from the official count last fall of 4,561 and 148 students fewer than the 4,538 reported in the February 2011 count. It’s also larger than a projected 100-student decline the district budgeted for this year. Declining enrollment and property […]

Cavs’ sophomore shooting for state golf tournament

HIGHLAND — Maybe this is the year Meghan Borgerding breaks into the state golf tournament. The Carman-Ainsworth sophomore has led the Cavaliers the last two years and has scored in the mid-40s this fall. She shot 86 at the Sept. 28 Big Nine Conference tournament, 10 strokes behind the leader. Borgerding was also 10 strokes off the final individual qualifying […]

CA gearing up for homecoming week

FLINT TWP. — A week of fun and fundraising lies ahead as Carman-Ainsworth celebrates Homecoming Week with a host of spirit activities, two football games, a parade and traditional dance. CAHS students are voting this week on their choice for Homecoming King and Queen. A preliminary round of voting produced five female finalists and six males (due to a tie). […]

Cavaliers prepare for tennis regionals

FLINT TOWNSHIP — The Cavaliers took on former conference rival Clio on Monday, beating the Mustangs, 7-1. The full score sheet was not available. However, a few of the key match results reported were at No. 1 Singles, where Darrius Jones got the win, 6-3, 6-1 and Noah Reed/Erick VanDyne were victorious at No. 1 Doubles, 6-3, 6-4. Carman-Ainsworth was […]

In brief

Amish goods available at Genesee Valley Center FLINT TWP. — Lighthouse Fudge Co. at Genesee Valley Center is now offering a line of goods made by the Amish. Over 100 different Amish made foods are now available including several No Sugar Added products. Pie fillings, jams, jellies, mustards, butters, spreads, relishes, BBQ sauces, rock candy and salsas are made with […]


Cross country Rani Richardson ran a personal-best 24:11, but the Lady Cavaliers dropped a 15-50 decision to Flint Powers in a Big Nine Conference meet Sept. 28 at Carman-Ainsworth. The boys’ team also bowed to the Chargers, 19- 40. James Johnson led the Cavs with a fourth-place finish in 18:15. Aaron DuPree was sixth in 18:41 and Tyler Pangerl seventh […]

Community supports local child with Leukemia

SWARTZ CREEK — Emma Moorman, 2, was a busy bee of a child with an unceasing curiosity for life, but that was halted the last week in August of this year. Her parents Rachel and Adam Bedard took her to the doctor for unusual fatigue and loss of appetite. “I knew something was wrong when she was sleeping so much. […]

Sports Shorts

Basketball tryouts on the horizon AREAWIDE— Tryouts will be held for the fifth grade/11 and under Elite AAU travel basketball team. The first tryout will be held on Wednesday, November 2 from 6-8 p.m. The second tryout will take place on Friday, November 4 from 6-8 p.m. Details: contact Anthony N. Pappadakis at 810- 397-8859, Ray Barber at 810-569-4487, or […]

A smoker-friendly place

Cigar and pipe shop opens near Vehicle City Harley

FLINT TWP. — With men as a primary target customer, what better place to locate a smoking shop than in the middle of a motorcycle and recreational vehicle complex. That was part of the strategy behind Prohibition 333 Cigars move in December to the Vehicle City Harley-Davidson building on Austins Parkway. Another reason was its proximity to and visibility from […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Long time coming

What is going on in the great State of Michigan? The Wolverines, Spartans, Tigers, and Lions all are kicking tail right now. What a time to be a sports fan here in Michigan! Has this been a long long time coming or what? The fact the Lions’ name is in the mix is scary enough. When the sports world treats […]