2012-02-16

A district history lesson surfaces at board meeting




FLINT TWP. — A walk down memory lane was prompted at a recent Carman-Ainsworth School Board meeting by a program booklet from the Dec. 2, 1949 dedication of Robert N. Mandeville High School. Brought in by Dave Swierpel, director of professional learning & community services, this newest addition to the district’s historical documents archives was donated by Don Nichols of […]

Chocolates and sparkling red



It’s always a very special occasion, Valentine’s Day, and if you’re celebrating this weekend, it deserves something special for the celebration. Chocolates have long been the favorite gift for your loved one and red roses have been known to win the heart. But, now there is another special gift to add to the collection. Made in Italy, Banfi Rosa Regale […]

C-A revising anti-bullying, hazing policy

Tougher stance to comply with state law


FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education took the first step to implement a detailed definition and consequences of bullying and hazing in schools, by conducting the first reading of a comprehensive new policy at its meeting last week. The district already had an anti-bullying stance on the books but the revised policy is to comply with stricter wording […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present its Pin-Up Contest, Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. Music will be by Cash O’Riley and Rattletrap. The cost is $5, ages 18 and up. Country Night at the Machine Shop is Feb. 18 with Frankie Ballard and special guests Pole Barn […]

Longtime buffet restaurant closes

Sends groups scrambling to find new meeting place


FLINT TWP. — The view through the glass double doors of the Old Country Buffet restaurant, 3583 Miller Rd., is dark and vacant after many years of bustling with patrons fond of all-youcan eat dining. One of several signs taped outside the doors last week was a notice that the Feb. 9 meeting of the Flint Barbie Club had moved […]

CALENDAR of events



Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to calendargbv@mihomepaper.com or visit the website, www.mihomepaper.com to submit events through the online form. CARDS AND GAMES EVERY 3RD FRIDAY Euchre tournament hosted by the Swartz Creek Knights of Columbus at St. Mary’s Church Hall, 4413 Morrish Rd., […]

Good job Gunner

Dog plays role in airport drug bust



FLINT TWP. — Gunner the police dog recently played a big role in a drug search at Bishop International Airport, said Flint Township Police Chief George Sippert, in a positive crime report last week to the board of trustees. Gunner was asked to assist with a suspicious package and was instrumental in recovering a suitcase containing $75,000 relating to a […]

Cavaliers girls’ hoops falls to Flint Powers




FLINT— The Lady Cavs had a bit of a hiccup on Friday night at Flint Powers Catholic. The two long-time Big Nine rivals, and soon to be foes of the Saginaw Valley Conference-South, battled it out with the Chargers coming out on top, 59-51. Carman-Ainsworth began with an early advantage, jumping out to a 16-6 lead after the opening period. […]

Grant to give senior center lighting upgrade




FLINT TWP. — Better lighting inside and out is coming to the Senior Citizens Center with help from a grant from Consumer’s Energy, accepted last week by the township board of trustees. The $1,178.30 grant will supplement a light replacement project costing $10,767.4 at the senior facility, 2071 S. Graham Rd. Township Supervisor Karyn Miller said the balance of funds […]

Six Cavs wrestle on to regionals




DAVISON — Six Carman-Ainsworth wrestlers, including two champions, are still grappling in the individual state tournament after last Saturday’s district meet at Davison. Jake Weissend won the Div. 1 district title at 145 pounds, and Malik Dawkins edged teammate Wes Cummings for the 112 crown to lead the Cavaliers into this Saturday’s regional tourney, also at Davison. Aaron Dupree (119), […]