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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Burn Halo with special guests 2 Heded Chan, The Mud Suns and Dirty Whiskey, March 9. This is a low dough show. Lifted will hold its final show March 10 with special guests Amplaphi and Myths and Legends at 8 p.m. […]



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Cavaliers advance to district semifinals

FLUSHING — The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ basketball team entered district play with confidence, but knowing it had a tough road to a title with Saginaw and Saginaw Arthur Hill waiting in the wings. The Cavaliers took the first step down that road with a 56-40 victory over Owosso in the district opener on Monday. The Cavs were ready from the […]


Weissend captures state wrestling title

AUBURN HILLS — Jake Weissend scored on an escape with five seconds left to beat Portage Central’s Dominic Latora, 1-0, for the 145-pound state championship last Saturday in the Div. 1 wrestling finals at The Palace of Auburn Hills. It was the first state title for the Carman-Ainsworth senior, who was knocked out of last year’s finals when Latora’s older […]

Three new officers hired

FLINT TWP. — Three new police officers will report for duty on March 26, after approval of their hiring by the township board Monday night. Troy Allen White, Glen Aric Hill and Daniel Joseph Ray were recommended by Police Chief George Sippert to fill positions vacated by retirements. “We have been in constant movement with personnel,’’ Sippert said of the […]

Raiders’ season ended by former league foe

FLINT— The Flushing/Carman- Ainsworth hockey team surprised a lot of people this season by defeating teams that they normally struggle against, such as Flint Powers Catholic. Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth’s magical run came to its demise last Thursday at Perani Arena in Flint, where it was ousted from the regional playoffs by Swartz Creek-Clio, 5-2. The Dragons capitalized on the Raiders’ mistakes early […]

Several officers recognized for distinguished service

FLINT TWP. — Police officers who rescued a frantic mother from a burning home and pulled a man from a burning auto wreck were awarded the Medal of Distinguished Service at the township board meeting Monday night. Presented by Chief George Sippert, the recipients of the second highest police department honor were Officers Brett Cassidy, Jerome Grzanka, Doug Hart, Mike […]

Sports Shorts

Youth leagues getting ready to take the diamond BURTON — Starting on March 12 the Burton Department of Parks and Recreation will open registration for its Youth League summer baseball, softball and T-ball, which will hold games at the Atherton Community Schools baseball diamonds. Cost is $55 for baseball and softball for the first child and $40 for each additional […]