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HealthPlus rated third in nation, first in state FLINT — HealthPlus is rated No. 3 in the nation for customer service, according to survey results from the national Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems® program. In addition, the same survey rated HealthPlus the highest in Michigan in: Rating of personal doctor, customer service, getting needed care and getting care […]

Bands, horses and more turn out for C-A HOMECOMING PARADE

FLINT TWP. — It was a banner week of celebration for Carman-Ainsworth Schools capped off by the annual Homecoming Parade on Van Slyke and Maple roads. Riders on horseback and appearances by Miss Michigan Princess scholarship pageant winners were among parade highlights. Township fire and police vehicles also made their annual appearance. YouthQuest and robotics clubs were parade entries made […]

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McLaren Diabetes program to hold health fair FLINT — McLaren’s Diabetes Self Management Program is partnering with Sanofi-Aventis for its ninth annual free health fair. This year’s event will feature Riva Greenberg, who will present “Taking Control.” Riva is a real patient with real A1C control who will provide real inspiration for having better blood sugar control. The program is […]

Hot Tickets

Live entertainment at Louie’s 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 Seahawks vs. Cardinals football game at 8 p.m. on Oct. 17. Entertainment for Oct. 18 will be Chris Brantley at 9:30 p.m. and Drew Machak on […]

Emterra requesting contract extension with Twp.

FLINT TWP. — Almost a year after taking over garbage service, Emterra Environmental USA is asking the township board to consider a contract extension and other minor changes. Last November, Emterra took over existing garbage service contracts in Flint Township and other Genesee County municipalities after purchasing bankrupt Richfield Management LLC. Richfield had a four-year contract with Flint Township that […]


Cavaliers get payback win over Powers

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth avenged a painful defeat from last year and took a big step toward the Saginaw Valley League- South Division football title with a 28-10 homecoming win over Flint Powers Catholic last Friday. Jevonte Alexander rushed for 241 yards and two touchdowns on just eight carries as the Cavaliers improved to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in […]

Royalty rocks

Katlyn Koegel and Fredrick Van Duyne were crowned 2013 Homecoming Queen and King during Carman-Ainsworth’s game last Friday. They were the top vote-getters for the title over other Queen candidates Alexus Colby, Kali Jackson, Maisha Robertson and Kayla Tigner; and King contenders Jevonte Alexander, Jordan Boudreau, Lorenzo Redman and Connor Storms. Rounding out the court were Princesses and Princes Taylor […]

Cavs thrown to Wolves in soccer district

CLARKSTON — Carman-Ainsworth couldn’t have drawn a much tougher opponent in the first round of the district soccer tournament this week. The Cavaliers were paired up with Clarkston, an honorable mention team in the state coaches’ poll, and the host Wolves ran off with an expected 6-0 victory Monday in the opener of the Div. 1 district hosted by Davison. […]

Township seeks cleanup grant for scrap tires

FLINT TWP. — For anyone tired of seeing piles of old tires lying around, the township board may soon have a solution. The board voted unanimously last week to seek funding under the Scrap Tire Cleanup Grant Program. Administered by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, the grant is open to property owners, end users and local governments seeking to […]

Cavs’ golf season ends, Borgerding qualifies for states

PORT HURON — The Lady Cavaliers’ golf team made the trip to Port Huron Golf Club on Wednesday for regional No. 5-1, hosted by Port Huron Northern. Carman-Ainsworth was unable to qualify for the state meet as a team, finishing 16th with a 453. Meghan Borgerding, however, qualified individually with a third place finish, shooting an 84. “It was awesome,” […]