A haunting tale

Local house featured on cable paranormal show

FLINT TWP. — What’s scarier than a Halloween Haunted House? Perhaps a real one. A Flint Township house is or was said to be haunted by demonic spirits, according to an episode of the “Dead Files,” a ghost-hunting television show on the Travel Channel. The show features two paranormal investigators — a psychic medium and a retired homicide detective — […]

C-A students get ready for college

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth High School, along with nearly 200 other high schools statewide, will participate in the third annual Michigan College Application Week November 4 – 8. The goal is to give every graduating senior the opportunity to apply to college, according to a press rellease from Peggy Simpson, C-A’s new Local College Access Network Coordinator. Michigan College Application […]

In brief

Fairy tale exhibit now open at Flint Children’s Museum FLINT — The Flint Children’s Museum’s newest exhibit, Fairy Tales, is open. The exhibit immerses children into the whimsical and imaginary world of fairy tales as they climb Jack’s beanstalk, take a ride in Cinderella’s carriage, and help the Three Little Pigs rebuild their house. Throughout their fantastic experience children will […]

Cavaliers focus on team heading into district

DAVISON — The Carman-Ainsworth volleyball team enters No. 9-A district play at Davison with an overall mark of 21-16-3. Carman-Ainsworth opens tournament play with a match against Lapeer West, 25-15-5 overall, Monday at 6:30 p.m. The winner of that match will face Swartz Creek, 1-7 Metro League, 19-15-4 overall, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Lapeer West coach Mary Haslinger likes […]

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 […]