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,” […]

Two more on-call firefighters quit

FLINT TWP. — The board has accepted letters of resignations from two oncall firefighters. Ray Anthony served the department for 31 years and Michael Bielec for five years. Fire Chief John Ringwelski said that Anthony left to move to the Gaylord area where he hopes to continue fire service. He praised Anthony for his many years of service and said […]

Sports Shorts

Mid Michigan Rural Football results FLINT TWP. — In week five of Mid Michigan Rural Football League action on Oct. 5, freshmen scores included Carman-Ainsworth beating Flushing, 26-8, at home. In junior varsity competition, Fenton won, 13-6, at Carman-Ainsworth and Carman-Ainsworth II grabbed a 19-0 decison at home over Fenton III. Details: www.mmrfl.org. — M.S. Learning to resolve problems BURTON […]

Land auction coming up

FLINT TWP. — About 42 properties in Flint Township are among hundreds of properties in Genesee County on a list to be auctioned off next Wednesday. The Michigan Public Land Auction is a no-reserve auction with minimum bids starting at $100, according to information provided by the Genesee County Treasurer’s Office. The auction is scheduled to begin at noon Oct. […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Cavaliers competed at the Saginaw Valley League meet yesterday after deadline. Tyler Pangerl continues to lead the boys’ squad, placing 25th in 17:27.43 at the Kayla O’Mara Invite at Goodrich last Saturday. The boys’ squad placed eighth with 222 points. Saginaw Heritage won with 50 points, Holly was second with 69 and Linden third with 71. Grand […]