2013-10-10

Police dept. bond payoff reduced to 12 years




FLINT TWP. — It’s a done deal. Nothing left to do but sign the papers and the township board will reach a months-long goal to refinance the police department bond, saving taxpayers more than half a million dollars in interest payments. The board unanimously approved a resolution Monday accepting a proposal from JPMorgan Chase Bank to refinance the police bond […]

Hot Tickets



Live entertainment at Louie’s Sports Tavern LAPEER — Louie’s Sports Tavern, 3301 Davison Rd., will feature Team Trivia Begins every Wednesday 7-9 p.m. Prizes for winners each night 1st-3rd place. Louie’s Sports Tavern will feature the the Giants vs. the Bears football game at 8 p.m. on Oct. 10. Entertainment for Oct. 11 will be Jaime Marvin at 9:30 p.m. […]

Grand Blanc View wins 2nd place in general excellence

Gould wins second for local columns


GENESEE COUNTY — The Grand Blanc View staff has been awarded the second place in General Excellence Award by the Michigan Press Association (MPA) for a newspaper of our circulation class. Managing Editor Gary Gould also received a second place award for his column in the Davison Index. The Grand Blanc View also earned a second place award for design. […]

Up-and-down Cavs could wreak regional havoc




FLINT — Carman-Ainsworth’s tennis team has been a little up and down this season. The Cavaliers have a 6-9 overall mark and are 2-2 in the conference so far this season. Their biggest victory of the season came against Flint Powers Catholic. “Our best match of the season was a win over (Flint) Powers (Catholic), 7 to 1,” Cavalier coach […]

Pumpkin patch



Lady Cavs hit the road



PORT HURON — It has been a season of great strides for the Carman- Ainsworth girls’ golf team as it continues to improve with the postseason starting yesterday. Regional No. 5-1 at Port Huron Golf Club pits Carman- Ainsworth against host Port Huron Northern, Clarkston, No. 7-ranked Davison, Grand Blanc, Lake Orion, Midland, Oxford, Rochester Hills Rochester, No. 3-ranked Rochester […]

C-A forms new drop-out prevention partnership




FLINT TWP. — In keeping with the goal of “no child left behind,” Carman- Ainsworth Schools has added an alternative education option targeting dropouts. They have partnered with Graduation Alliance (GA), an online program designed for students who cannot or will not go to school, said Dave Swierpel, C-A Director of Community Education, describing the initiative to the school board […]

Records fall as Cavs smash Northwestern




FLINT — Carman-Ainsworth matched the most points in school history and broke the record for biggest victory margin in crushing Flint Northwestern, 62-0, last Friday in a Saginaw Valley League- South football game at Houston Stadium. Seven different players scored touchdowns as the Cavaliers tied the point total of a 62-14 win over Swartz Creek on Oct. 30, 1998. The […]

Annual budget and block-grant hearings set




FLINT TWP. — Residents who want a say about how the township spends money will have an opportunity to speak at the next township board meeting. The township has scheduled public hearings at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 for proposed spending of its 2014 Community Development Block Grand Funds and also for the overall 2014 township general fund budget which has […]

Lackluster performance

Fat Guy’s Corner


The Lions did not disappoint the Green Bay Packers or the State of Wisconsin last Sunday. “Why,” you ask? Well, the Detroit “Die Downs” love losing to the Packers. The loss on Sunday made it 23 straight. That is absolutely ridiculous, if you ask me. The Lions were so lackluster on offense Sunday it made me want to puke. Calvin […]