Cyclist killed in I-69 crash

FLINT TWP. — The landmark “rock” at 12th and Hammerberg streets in Flint was painted last weekend in memory of Ellery Allan-Ray Thomas, 33, a Flint Township man who was killed April 19 when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a semi-truck on I-69 east of I-75. Police responded at about 3:05 p.m. to reports of a personal injury […]


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Twp. OKs controversial Norko Drive project

FLINT TWP. — At least one Road Advisory Committee member is voicing displeasure over recently approved plans to repave Norko Drive. In a close 4-3 vote, the township board approved last week an estimated $88,000 road improvement project that will include removing the island at the intersection of Norko and Linden, resurfacing the asphalt, restriping the pavement to three lanes, […]


Name change panel moving forward

FLINT TWP. — West Haven? Grandview Heights? Garland Township? Would Flint Township by any other name be better able to compete? A committee hoping to answer that question has met twice and is in the early stages of exploring feasibility of a name change or becoming a city, Township Supervisor Karyn Miller announced during her monthly update to the West […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present A Zombie Tribute Show for Gypsy Rose, Queen of the Burlesque, with special guests Crackjaw, Downseed, Until Solace, Six Seconds to Oblivion, Plethora and Cadence. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 the day of the show. Saliva, with special guests […]

CAMS annual Career Fair gives students the scoop on 13 fields

FLINT TWP. — Swartz Creek Police officer Ken Szmansky wears many hats. He’s a liaison officer assigned to keep the peace in schools but also handles most juvenile cases for the police department. Sometimes he’s an evidence technician working crime scenes to help figure out what happened. As an accident investigator, Szmansky gathers information to figure out who’s at fault. […]

Cavs lose pair of league contests

FLINT TWP. — With this being the final season for the Big Nine before the league’s four remaining teams join the Saginaw Valley Conference starting next year, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity baseball team knows it only has so many chances at grabbing a title. Last Monday, the Cavs had a shot at working their way up the Big Nine ladder by […]

C-A small team, big results at Science Olympiad

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth students did well at the 27th Annual Regional Science Olympiad Competition held at Mott Community College on March 24th. Only six students participated this year, less than half the full team size of 15, but all obtained medals, said Avideh Lotfi chemistry teacher and team coach with Tom Pugsley. Competing against 15 schools from mid-Michigan, […]

Lady Cavaliers drop softball twin bill

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth dropped a pair of non-league softball games to Blue Water Area Conference power Imlay City last Thursday, 11-1, and, 10-0. Kinterra Tomlin singled and eventually scored in the first inning of the opener, but Imlay City was already up, 5-0, by that time. Keri Crane relieved in the second inning and held the Spartans to […]