No charges to be filed in Dye Elem. gun incident

FLINT TWP. — No charges will be filed in the case of a first-grade student at Carman-Ainsworth’s Dye Elementary School who brought an unloaded weapon to school on March 25, according to the Genesee County Prosecutor’s Office. The incident took place on a Monday morning when students informed their teacher that one of their classmates had what appeared to be […]

Sports Shorts

Former Cavalier running for collegiate squad ALLENDALE — Carman-Ainsworth grad Brittney Banister competed for the women’s track and field team at Grand Valley State University at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Div. II Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama earlier this year. Results include a time of 7.63 in the Womens 60m dash prelims on March 7 and on March 8 […]

Crossroads Village hosts Senior Power Day, May 22

GENESEE COUNTY — Crossroads Village hosted Senior Power Day, May 22. The event was sponsored by the Valley Area Agency on Aging. About 2,000-3,000 seniors attended the event for a $3 admission. More than 40 vendors set up to assist senior citizens 60 and older. Vendors for assisted living and nursing homes were there to answer questions for seniors. A […]

Softball heads into tough district

FLUSHING — Carman-Ainsworth faces a stiff challenge in the Div. 1 softball districts Saturday at Flushing High. The Cavaliers will open the June 1 tournament against Kearsley at 10 a.m. If they get past the Hornets, 18-14, the Cavs would face either Metro League champion Swartz Creek, 24-7, or the host Raiders, 11-13-1, who swept Carman-Ainsworth, 14-2 and 21-10, in […]

In brief

Randels robotics team fundraiser to help tornado victims in Oklahoma FLINT TWP. — Members of a FIRST LEGO League team at Carman-Ainsworth Randels Elementary School will conduct a bottle drive to raise funds for the children whose schools and homes were destroyed when a tornado ripped through Moore, They are asking the public to bring returnable bottles or cans to […]

Tee Time

SATURDAY, JUNE 1Murphy’s Drive for Education 2013 Golf Scramble will takeplace at METAMORA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB. The feeof $75 per person includes 18 holes of golf with cart, coffee & donuts, hot dogs, dinner, prizes and a team picture.Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the shotgun start isat 8 a.m. Details: Murphy Elementary at 810-538-2345. SUNDAY, JUNE 2Lapeer Skating […]

The VIEW from here

Relay for Life for a good cause

This weekend, as the Davison and Grand Blanc Relays for Life get underway, I have to stop and think back to my first experience with the 24-hours walk against cancer. My first experience with Relay was in 2009. Covering the event for the papers, I found the stories of the cancer survivors and those of families whose lives had been […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

To serve and protect

The Memorial Day Holiday is today (Monday). I would like to say thanks to all of you in the military who have served and protected our country. It is our military who make the USA the greatest country in the world! Thank you once again. The Tigers and Pirates are playing an afternoon game and both teams are wearing camouflaged […]

Goodrich resident loses house in severe storm

GOODRICH — Sources report at least one tornado touch-down as storms rolled through the area overnight, but Fire Chief Fred Forys said as of the morning of May 29, clean-up was just getting started. Forys and Atlas Township officials are assembling teams and coordinating damage assessment to several areas — the hardest hit being near the intersection of Gale and […]


BASEBALL In what was slated to be a non-conference twinbill, Carman-Ainsworth defeated Lapeer West, 7- 2, in five innings because of rain last Wednesday. Earning the decision was Noah Reed with one hit and four walks allowed with five strikeouts. At the plate for Carman-Ainsworth, Brennan Gleason had two hits, Entrice Mitchell added a double and two RBI and posting […]