2013-02-28

FIELD OF DREAMS



Raiders’ season comes to an end in overtime




FLINT — There were blizzard-like conditions in the atmosphere on Tuesday, but the Flushing/Carman- Ainsworth co-op hockey team was able to get its playoff opener underway at Perani Arena in Flint. Despite holding a slim lead late into the game, the Raiders were unable to get past the Lapeer coop hockey team in a 4-3 overtime loss. The first period […]

Shared building services discussed at meeting




FLINT TWP. — To share or not to share building department services with Mundy Township and Swartz Creek is a question the Flint Township Board took a closer look at during a special workshop meeting on Monday. The idea is a result of a six-month feasibility study all three municipalities commissioned last year to search for potential ways to cut […]

Sports Shorts



Junior Gens keeping busy TOLEDO — In North American Hockey League Tier III competition, the Flint Junior Generals have won four of the five games they’ve played since Feb. 17. This includes defeating the Toledo Cherokee, 4-0 on Sunday, at Team Toledo Icehouse. Scoring for Flint was Nicholas Gnagni at 1:52 of the first period with a man advantage on […]

Board approves contract extensions




FLINT TWP. — After some debate, the township board voted 5-2 to extend the contracts for the police and fire chiefs and controller until the end of the year. Contracts for the fire and police chief expired Nov. 20 but the board approved a three-month extension. Township Supervisor Karyn Miller said the personnel committee has been working on the new […]

Lady Cavs win district opener




DAVISON — Carman-Ainsworth shook off a cold first half and beat Flint Kearsley, 47-33, in the first round of the Class A girls’ basketball district Monday night at Davison. The Lady Cavaliers struggled to a 10-7 first-quarter lead and a 21-18 half-time edge. They were still up by only 25-23 in the third when they exploded for a 16-0 run […]

Board revisits planning commission approvals




FLINT TWP. — Nominations for members of the Planning Commission at last week’s township board meeting might have seemed like deja vu. Bit the issue came back again because proper procedure was not followed in the nominating process at the Feb. 4 board meeting, according to township labor attorney Steve Shultz. He explained that board statutes allow only the supervisor […]

OUTDOOR CALENDAR



THROUGH-MID-APRILOutdoor Archery League kicks off at Marlette Golf Course.Open to men and women for 2-person team format. 2701Golf Course Drive, Marlette. $10 per archer. Details: BobHayward 989-635-0400 or Bill Kmet 989-635-3009. THROUGH MARCH 1Squirrel hunting statewide. MARCH 313-D Archery at Lapeer County Bowmen at Lapeer CountySportmen’s Club. THROUGH MARCH 31Rabbit Hunting season statewide. THROUGH APRILWednesday Indoor Youth Archery at Lapeer […]

Mall security guard convicted of felony

Man stole customer’s money

FLINT TWP. — A jury has convicted a 35-year-old mall security guard for stealing money from a customer’s wallet, according to a press statement from Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton. According to police reports and trial evidence, Eddie Lee Woods of Flint, was working in loss prevention for Burlington Coat Factory at the Genesee Valley Center mall on July 23 […]

Cavs’ boys, girls head to state bowling finals




GRAND LEDGE — The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ and girls’ bowling teams secured a spot at the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s state finals on Friday and Saturday after coming up with stellar performances at regional No. 2-1 at Royal Scot Lanes, hosted by Grand Ledge, last Friday and Saturday. The girls qualified after placing second overall with a total of […]