Never too old for Halloween fun

About 250 children with parents in tow got an early start last Saturday on wearing their costumes and trick or treating along the hallways at Genesee Gardens Independent Senior Living Community on Calkins Road, organizers said. The door-todoor candy pass was followed by pumpkin carving and painting and other fun activities. The second annual Safe Trick or Treat Event gave […]

Cavaliers cruise to SVL-South title

DAVISON — A showdown for the Saginaw Valley League-South Division football championship turned one-sided in a hurry last Friday. Carman-Ainsworth scored five touchdowns in the first half and went on to a 42-0 victory over Davison in a battle of league unbeatens at Cardinal Stadium. Jevonte Alexander and Malik Seales scored two touchdowns each in the first half, and the […]

Support group backs millage election

FLINT TWP. — Tom Wickham CARES about passing a half-mill increase for Carman-Ainsworth’s building and site sinking fund on the Nov. 5 ballot next week. So does Lisa Koegel. Both are members of C.A.R.E.S. — Carman-Ainsworth Residents for Excellent Schools, a community-based school support committee of parents and residents. C.A.R.E.S formed in 2002 to back successful passage of a $50 […]


SWIM AND DIVE Carman-Ainsworth next takes the pool on Nov. 7 at Saginaw Valley State University for the Saginaw Valley League finals. — M.S. VOLLEYBALL DAVISON — The Cavaliers dropped a 23-25, 8-25, 17-25 decision to Davison Tuesday. Jessica Smith had four aces, five kills and 18 digs for the Cavaliers. Jessica McClung chipped in nine kills, Kayla Tigner had […]

Secret trail helper, who are you?

FLINT TWP. — As chairman of the township Parks and Recreation Committee, Jim McClung was “embarrassed” by what he found on a recent clean-up day for the Genesee Valley recreational trail. But in a good way. McClung and other parks and rec members were joined by a volunteer crew of about 20 students from Atlantis Alternative High School, who have […]

Sports Shorts

MMRFL results for week 7 BURTON — In week seven action of the Mid Michigan Rural Football League on Oct. 16, Carman-Ainsworth had a bye in the freshmen division. The same was true for the Carman-Ainsworth and Carman-Ainsworth II junior varsity teams. Details: www.mmrfl.org — M.S. Cornerback takes on overwhelming task DETROIT — Former Cavaliers’ defensive back Brandon Carr had […]

Township makes road, water board appointments

FLINT TWP. — The township board unanimously approved two appointments to the Road Advisory Committee but split a decision on appointments to the Karegnondi Water Board Authority. Following a unanimous recommendation for the Road Advisory Committee, the township board appointed John Lawrence and Jeanine Libka, both township residents, to fill two open spots on the road advisory committee. In other […]

Cavaliers fail to qualify for state

BAY CITY — Leaders take charge and lead by example. That’s what Carman-Ainsworth’s Tyler Pangerl did Saturday at the Div. 1 Region 2 regional race at Delta College. Pangerl posted the Cavaliers fastest time, just as he has all season long, finishing in 39th place in 17:20.22. Only the top three teams and top 15 not on a qualifying team […]

Key contracts awarded for demolition of Genesee Towers

FLINT — Uptown Reinvestment Corporation (URC) has announced contracts for the demolition of Flint’s tallest building Genesee Towers have been awarded and prework for demolition is progressing. Flint-based Siwek Construction, a full-service contractor, construction management and design/ build company will oversee the project. In addition, locally based sub-contractors Burnash Wrecking, Inc. and Certified Abatement Services Inc. have been selected as […]

LCHA hosts hockey event

LAPEER — The Lapeer County Hockey Association and the Polar Palace will be hosting a Try Hockey Free event Saturday at 11 a.m. Please contact the Polar Palace at 810-245- 7778 with any questions. — K.W.

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