American Legion donates flags to C-A

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Schools along with districts statewide have been required by law to display a flag in each classroom since a mandate was approved by the state legislature and signed by the Governor about a year ago. C-A is in compliance thanks to support from the American Legion of Michigan which has taken up the cause of donating […]

Annual Sybyl Award nominees announced

GENESEE COUNTY — Fifteen people have been nominated for Resource Genesee’s annual Sybyl Award. The award honors the life of Sybyl M. Atwood, who served for more than 40 years as the program director for Volunteer and Information Services at Resource Genesee and its predecessor organizations. Atwood died in 2007. “This award was designed to annually acknowledge someone in the […]

After hearing, board OKs 2014 block grant spending plan

FLINT TWP. — ”The worst road in Genesee County’’ brought a room full of fed-up residents to a township board public needs hearing Monday night to make a pitch for using Community Development Block Grant funds to repave it. Jim Rouse, a member of the township’s Road Advisory Committee, was one of many residents of the River Forest subdivision off […]

Borgerding ends career at state meet

EAST LANSING — In her final performance as a Carman-Ainsworth Cavalier, Meghan Borgerding traveled to the Div. 1 state finals on Friday and Saturday at Forest Akers West on the campus of Michigan State University where she shot a first-day score of 97 and a second-day tally of 85 to end the tournament with a 182. Plymouth would win the […]

In brief

Hearings set to create IDD on Market Place Dr. FLINT TWP. — The township board has scheduled pubic hearings at 11 a.m. Oct. 30 to establish an Industrial Development District (IDD) along Market Place Drive and to consider a petition from Signs by Crannie, 4145 Market Place, for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate. Property owners in the proposed district, residents […]

Cavs crush Knights

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth sure wasn’t looking past Flint Southwestern last Friday. One week before a showdown with Davison for the Saginaw Valley League- South Division championship, the Cavaliers focused entirely on Southwestern and thrashed the Knights, 48-0, in an SVL-South game at home. Six different players scored touchdowns, two on defense, as eighth-ranked Carman-Ainsworth, 7-1 overall, improved to 4-0 […]

Michigan State Extension seeks .04-mill property tax

GENESEE COUNTY — The Michigan State University Extension in Genesee County will ask voters Nov. 5 to approve a proposed .04-mill property tax. At stake are programs like the 4-H, master gardener and other agricultural services the extension office offer. They have managed to keep going since a similar proposal was defeated by voters in 2012, due to the generosity […]

Runners to put best foot forward at regionals

BAY CITY — With only the top three teams and any individual in the top 15 not on those teams qualifying for the state meet Nov. 2 at Michigan International Speedway, regionals will trim the field greatly this weekend. Carman-Ainsworth competes at No. 2- 1 Bay City Western in a 16-team field that includes Flint Metro League members Lapeer East, […]

MCC to ask for millage renewal

GENESEE COUNTY — Mott Community College will ask voter Nov. 5 to renew a millage to help with maintenance and improvements at its facilities. Residents who live in the college’s district, which is composed of all the school districts in Genesee County, would vote for the bond renewal. Residents currently pay 0.87 mills, or 87 cents for every $1,000 of […]

Sports Shorts

Youth gridiron scores BURTON — In the sixth week of Mid Michigan Rural Football League competition on Oct. 12, freshmen results included Carman-Ainsworth winning, 12-6, at Bendle. In junior varsity action, Bendle lost, 18-0 ,to Carman-Ainsworth at home and Carman-Ainsworth II won, 30-16, at Durand II. Details: www.mmrfl.org. — M.S. College squad, GVSU split HUDSONVILLE — The University of Michigan- […]