Justice Assistance Grant spending finalized

FLINT TWP. — No objections were raised about spending plans for the 2012 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG), during a pubic hearing Monday night at the township board meeting. A $226,615 local award to fight crime and improve pubic safety will be divided among five eligible municipalities — the cities of Burton and Flint, the townships of Flint and Mt. […]


Cavs in tough softball district

CLIO — Carman-Ainsworth drew into the easier bracket for next week’s Div. 1 softball district, but that doesn’t mean the Cavaliers are in for a stroll on the beach. The Cavs have a first-round bye and will await the winner of Tuesday’s pre-district game between Clio and Flint Northern. They’ll most likely see the host Mustangs in the semifinals June […]

Flood damage help for residents at wait-and-see stage

FLINT TWP. — Eight hundred homes in Flint Township were among more than 1,700 households in Genesee County reporting some level of flood damage caused by the record May 4 rainfall, according to Jennifer Boyer, county emergency management coordinator. In a financial aid update to the township board Monday, Boyer said she worked with a team from the Federal Emergency […]

Carman-Ainsworth prepping for playoffs

CLIO — With only five varsity baseball teams assigned to the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s district No. 3-1 at Clio on Tuesday, the Cavaliers had the good fortune to draw a round-one bye. Considering all that Carman-Ainsworth, 7-17 overall, 0-10 Big Nine, has been through this year, including the death of assistant wrestling coach Ron Weissend and this being […]

CAMS to host a West Point technology workshop

FLINT TWP. — Forty middle school students will get a taste of a West Point education at a skill-building workshop to be held next month at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School. For the first time, CAMS is hosting a West Point 2012 Mobile STEM Workshop sponsored by The West Point Center for Leadership and Diversity in STEM, the West Point Society of […]


TENNIS The Lady Cavaliers’ season came to an end on Thursday at the No. 8 regional of Div. 1, where Carman-Ainsworth totaled just two points, finishing in ninth. None of their individuals were able to qualify for the state meet. Midland Dow came in first with 29, Grand Blanc in second with 19 and Grand Ledge in third with 13. […]