Lady Cavs’ soccer falls short against Kearsley

FLINT TWP. — First game jitters proved to make the difference for the Carman-Ainsworth girls’ soccer team that nearly staged a come-from-behind win against Kearsley on Monday. Instead, the Cavs swallowed a 4-3 loss. “It was 50 degrees at game time with rain just before the game and then the sun came out in the second half,” said coach Jessyca […]

Privatizing C-A custodial services being considered

FLINT TWP. — Bids responding to a Request for Proposals (RFPs) for custodial services were due back this week to Carman-Ainsworth school district administrators. It is the third year that the district has considered contracting out custodial services. Last year, RFPs were solicited for bus driver and custodial services but after serious consideration and contract negotiations, the board opted not […]

Cavaliers set to finally tee up golf season

LAPEER — Carman-Ainsworth will open its golf season with backto back competitions today and tomorrow. The Cavaliers will host Brandon today in a non-league dual meet at Fenton Farms, then play in the Lapeer Tuneup on Friday. The Tuneup will tee it up for the 23rd time, with 24 or so teams scheduled to converge on Lapeer Country Club for […]

Board approves library improvements

FLINT TWP. — A $14,360 improvement project for the McCarty Library. 2071 Graham Road, including a $7,000 budget amendment, was approved 4-0 by the township board last week. Trustees George Menoutes, Barb Vert and Belenda Parker were absent. The board had budgeted $8000 this year for new carpet at the library which is a branch of the Genesee District Library […]

Sports Shorts

Spartans yearly spring game coming up EAST LANSING — The Michigan State Football annual spring game will take place at 2:30 p.m. on April 20. The game will also be televised live on the Big Ten Network. Goodrich grad and fifth-year senior Kyle Elsworth is listed at No. 1 on the Spring Depth Chart at strongside linebacker (SAM). The game […]

Board honors long-time public servant

FLINT TWP. — Richard Ruhala, a well-known attorney, was recognized at the township board meeting last week for 37 years of public service. A proclamation issued by the township board acknowledged him for serving as a township trustee from 1984 to 1990, for 17 years on the Planning Commission and five years on the Economic Development Board. He was cited […]

Tee Time

SATURDAY, MAY 4The 18th Annual Lapeer West Football Club GolfScramble will take place at LAPEER COUNTRYCLUB. The cost of $75 per person includes 18 holesof golf, cart and lunch. Please get your entries in by4/26/13. Details: Mike Smith at 667-2423 ext. 3232,Pat Cronin at 664-1711 or Bob Rowden at 664-4906. SATURDAY, MAY 1812th annual Lapeer County Hockey Association golfouting. Metamora […]

Good police work solves several crimes

FLINT TWP. — Bank robberies and home invasions were among crimes recently solved due to excellent police work, Township Police Chief George Sippert reported to the township board last week. “I am really proud of what our detectives did regarding bank robberies at Citizens Bank,” he said. “We solved a total of four Flint Township robberies.” The Citizens Bank branch […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Cardinals trump Wolverines

The Louisville Cardinals are the champions of college basketball for the 2012-13 season. Michigan fell short in its bid to win it all by a score of 82-76. In the first half, Michigan jumped out to a 12-point lead only to lead by one point at halftime, 38- 37. Luke Hancock hit four straight three balls to close out the […]