Economy is better than you think

FLINT TWP. — Consumer confidence is lagging behind actual economic recovery, according to Paul Traub, business economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Detroit Branch, who gave a presentation at Baker College Monday night about the improving economy in Michigan and the United States. Stressing that his opinions were not necessarily those of the Federal Reserve, Traub guided the […]

Sports Shorts

Open to one and all FLINT TWP. — The Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth Adult and Community Education program is offering programs that include Indoor Walking from Jan. 28- March 27 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30- 7:30 p.m. for no cost and Belly Dancing takes place on Mondays from Jan. 28-March 4, March 11-April 15 and April 22-May 20 from 6-7 p.m. for […]

CAMS introduces World Languages program

Bienvenidos! Bienvenue! Willkommen! Benvenuto! Welcome

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth Middle School World Language Department is hosting two World Language Nights to celebrate learning languages and the diverse cultures around the world. The first event took place on January 8 and the second will be held on February 12 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Room 811. The event targets students interested in learning a foreign […]

Cavaliers fall to league foe Flint Northern

FLINT — The Carman-Ainsowrth boys’ basketball team fell to Saginaw Valley League foe Flint Northern, 51- 46, on Friday despite building an early nine-point, first-quarter lead. The Cavaliers used strong defense to lead, 15-6, after the first quarter, but the Vikings responded with strong defense of their own in outscoring the Cavs, 17-6, in the second quarter to lead at […]

In brief

Black History Month Scholarship contests FLINT TWP. — Two scholarship competitions are leading the way into February’s Black History Month observances for Carman-Ainsworth Schools. Students in grades 4-12 are invited to enter the “I Can Make History” scholarship contest sponsored annually by Kroger. Kroger will award more than $67,000 in prizes including a scholarship, laptop computer or family field trip. […]

Cavs battle Metro rivals

RICHFIELD TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth bowling teams battled at the Flint Metro Tournament at Richfield Lanes last Wednesday. Shamonica Simon and Kenzey Lord led the team with series scores of 650 and 648, which was fifth and sixth highest in the tournament out of 90 bowlers. Quinisha Burnett had a 212 and Kassidy Lord, 193. The Cavs qualified third among […]

The VIEW from here

The ‘eyes’ have it

I ’ve known for some time I needed glasses. I used to have great eyesight, but in recent years I’ve noticed print getting fuzzy, some words in books nearly impossible to read without holding the pages close. Yes, the old eyesight isn’t what it used to be. So I finally went to the eye doctor to have an examination. Sure […]

Lady Cavs crush Northern

FLINT TWP. — Kinterra Tomlin scored 15 points and Carman- Ainsworth snapped a three-game losing streak with a 64-38 basketball win over Flint Northern last Friday. Bianca Jackson and Angel Proby added 10 points each, as the Lady Cavs beat the Lady Vikings for the second time in four weeks and improved to 5-7 overall and 4-2 in the Saginaw […]