A veteran’s salute

Every day is Veteran’s Day at the home of this ex-Army man where this lawn ornament makes a patriotic statement that is universal and timeless. The homeowner said the eye-catching concrete statue was purchased at Krupps Novelty Shop in Clayton Township and painted colors to commemorate her husband’s military service.

FSPA to host audition expo

FLINT — On Saturday,Nov. 16, the Flint School of Performing Arts will be hosting the FSPA College Audition Expo.This event will give local, up-andcoming musician’s a chance to get helpful advice, that will later help them, prepare for college music audition’s. High school musician’s and their parents are invented to attend.The expo will be running from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.,and will […]

Voters say no again to C-A sinking fund increase

FLINT TWP. — For a while there, as precinct counts trickled in Tuesday night, it looked like voters would approve a half-mill sinking fund increase for Carman- Ainsworth Schools. But with all precincts reporting, the millage request was voted down by 1,542 no votes to 1,465 yes. That’s a slim 51.2 to 48.7 margin compared to 57 percent to 43 […]

MCC Fine Arts Gallery to hold exhibition

FLINT — Mott Community College’s Fine Arts Gallery, located in the Visual Arts and Design Center, will present a student exhibition of artwork by winners of the Art Achievement Awards at MCC. The exhibition will be in the gallery through Nov. 19. In addition, there will be a reception for the artists from 6- 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 8. The […]

Welcome home

Sign business returns to twp. under tax exemption

FLINT TWP. — The township board rolled out the red carpet to welcome back Signs by Crannie by approving an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate. Signs by Crannie, now based in Flushing, started in 1985 on Flushing Road in Flint Township. Following a public hearing on October 30, the board also approved the creation of an Industrial Development District (IDD) […]

Carman-Ainsworth jolts Holt in playoff opener

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth jumped on its first-round playoff opponent the same way it has most of its foes this football season. The Cavaliers put four touchdowns on the board in the first half and coasted to a 47-7 rout of Holt in a Div. 1 opener last Friday at Carman-Ainsworth Junior High. Jevonte Alexander passed for three touchdowns and […]

Phil Phelps wins 49th House seat

FLINT — Democrat Phil Phelps will fill the vacancy in the state House of Representatives 49th District. Phelps, of Flushing, garnered 4,604 votes, or 62.7 percent, to beat Republican Don Pfeiffer of Flint, who received 2,407 votes, or 32.78 percent, and Libertarian Pat Clawson of Swartz Creek, who received 309 votes, or 4.21 percent. There were also 23 write-in votes. […]

Cavaliers lose in opening round of districts

DAVISON — Carman-Ainsworth dropped a 25-23, 16-25, 16-25, 19-25 decision to Lapeer West in its first match of the District 9-A volleyball tournament Monday. Junior Emily Rieves led West with 12 serving points, including serving the Panthers to a 9-0 lead in the second set. Junior Hannah Wagner had 17 kills with sophomore Shelby Woycik adding 12 kills. Lapeer West […]

Michigan State Extension millage passes

4-H to continue having funding

GENESEE COUNTY — Voters approved a .04- mill property tax, Nov. 5, for all property owners in Genesee County to fund the operations of the Michigan State Cooperative Extension — including the 4-H program. MSUE has managed to keep going since a similar proposal was defeated by voters in 2012, due to the generosity of the Genesee County Board of […]


SWIM AND DIVE Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing competes at the Saginaw Valley League meet today and Saturday at Saginaw Valley State University. — M.S. VOLLEYBALL The Cavaliers went 3-2 at their own tournament Saturday. Carman-Ainsworth defeated Bendle, 25-13, 25-4, to open pool play. The Cavaliers then lost to Pinckney, 13-25, 25-21, 15-11, before beating Clio, 25- 17, 23-25, 15-6. Carman-Ainsworth beat Flint Powers […]

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