Over The Rainbow


Meeting being planned to give C-A students jump-start on college

FLINT TWP. — “Graduate in 3 or have us help pay for your degree” is the tantalizing tease of a draft brochure for Carman-Ainsworth High School touting an accelerated graduation program beginning in the fall. The brochure will be sent to 42 parents whose children already have met the requirement of earning two high school credits while still in middle […]


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Teddy Bear Patrol arrives in Flint Twp.

FLINT TWP. — Next time township police officers are in a stressful situation involving young children, they can offer comfort in the form of a teddy bear. Twenty six stuffed toys were presented to the department last week by Jet Kilmer, president of the Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce which spearheaded fundraiser to buy them. The bears are useful when […]


Board recognizes students’ efforts

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth school board recognized several students for individual and group accomplishments at its meeting last week. Those include state wrestling, the county spelling bee, and science and health competitions. Students were individually recognized and asked to comment on their achievements. Teacher Kim Confer said 18 of 20 students she took to the Health Occupations Students […]

Alumni Hockey tourney a success at Iceland

FLINT— For the past couple of years, local Alumni Hockey tournaments in our area have seen quite a bit of success at both Iceland and Ice Mountain Arenas. This past weekend, the initial tournament took place at Iceland, drawing several local hockey enthusiasts to come out and enjoy the action. Not to mention, root for their alma maters. The Alumni […]

Projects planned for Keeping Flint Twp. Beautiful initiative

FLINT TWP. — An annual township park clean-up is one of several beautification efforts coming this spring and summer, Supervisor Karyn Miller said in her monthly update at the West Flint Business Association’s meeting last week. The Gleaners Greater Flint-Area Arbor group, headed by Dr. Peter Mikelens, have sort of adopted the township park on Norko Drive and each year […]

Counting pennies

Area high school tennis courts, baseball, softball and soccer fields were lined with fans and parents the latter part of last week when we began our spring season of shooting high school sports competitions. This is a season that could and should change some policies at all school districts to not only bring parity to the fan bases, but also […]