State reps working to make voting easier

LANSING — Two Michigan lawmakers are determined to make voting easier for Michigan residents. State Representatives Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) and Woodrow Stanley (D-Flint) are reintroducing legislation that would make it easier for Michigan residents to vote. The two legislators are pushing forward despite no action being taken on the bills in the last legislative session. Irwin’s bill, HB 4058, […]


Rep. Smiley gets Lansing committee assignments

BURTON — State Rep. Charles Smiley (D-Burton) announced Jan. 25 his committee assignments for the 2013-14 legislative term. Smiley will serve on the Agriculture and Transportation and Infrastructure committees. Smiley was also named the Democratic vice chairman of the Natural Resources Committee. “I’m pleased to be involved in some of the most important issues facing my constituents,” Smiley said, in […]


In brief

New Great Clips Salon opening soon FLINT TWP. — The Great Clips Salon at 4455 Corunna Road, will be getting a sister store next month, under the same ownership. The Corunna Road store opened last year and established a relationship with Carmen- Ainsworth Schools, Toys for Tots and other fundraiser events. The new salon will be located at 238 West […]

Raiders top Metro Griffins, fall to Bay City

FLINT TOWNSHIP — The Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth co-op hockey squad traveled down to the Hartland Sports Center on Saturday for a match up with the Metro League Griffins, also a co-op squad, comprised of Fenton and Linden. Flushing proved to be too much for the Griffins in a dominant 6-1 win. The Raiders’ Joey Montpas would get the only goal of the […]

Reps. Stamas, Graves named Legislators of Year

LANSING — State Representatives Jim Stamas (RMidland) and Joseph Graves (RArgentine Twp.) were named Legislators of the Year for 2012 by the Michigan Retailers Association because of their outstanding work on key retail issues. The MRA Board of Directors honored both lawmakers at its meeting on Jan. 22. Rep. Stamas, the House majority floor leader, sponsored and was instrumental in […]

Cavaliers rout Raiders in SVL showdown

FLINT TOWNSHIP — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team hosted Saginaw Valley League rival Flushing and turned a close game into a 68-38 rout. After the first quarter, the Cavaliers led by just three, 16-13. A 17-11 advantage in the second quarter bumped Carman-Ainsworth’s halftime lead to 33-24. A dominant third quarter by the Cavs put the game away, as they […]

Holy Family celebrates Catholic Schools Week

GRAND BLANC — Holy Family Catholic School will join Catholic schools across the United States in observing Catholic Schools Week 2013, through Feb. 2. “Catholic Schools Raise the Standards” is the theme for the annual celebration of the high quality, faith-based education that Catholic schools provide. “Catholic Schools Week gives us the opportunity to honor the great gift of Catholic […]

Lady Cavs win at Beecher

FLINT — Carman-Ainsworth started and finished strong Monday night to earn a 57- 39 win over Flint Beecher in a non-league girls’ basketball game at Beecher. The Lady Cavaliers jumped out to a 19-10 first-quarter lead and withstood a Beecher rally in the second to lead, 29-24, at halftime. Carman-Ainsworth put it away with a 15-7 third period and a […]