2013-11-21

Catholic Charities, Well of Hope offer Thanksgiving dinner



GENESEE COUNTY — Well of Hope and Catholic Charities are partnering again this year to offer the fifth annual “Blessed to Be a Blessing” dinner, serving up turkey and all the trimmings for Flint-area residents in need. The event will be held on Nov. 26, from 4-6:30 p.m at Catholic Charities’ Center for Hope gym,, 517 E. Fifth Ave., Flint. […]

All-Saginaw Valley League



Golf FIRST TEAM Kharissa Carras – Midland Dow Amanda Walsh – Midland Kristen Wolfe – Flint Powers Stephanie Carras – Midland Dow Tara Schneider – Davison Meghan Borgerding – Carman- Ainsworth Kerri Parks – Flushing Brooke Thomas – Flushing SECOND TEAM Karsen Johnston – Davison Shelbe Cahill – Davison Lauren Lyon – Mt. Pleasant Morgan Zloto – Flint Powers Gabby […]

Mundy Twp. police chief gets recognition from C-A Board




FLINT TWP. — Mundy Township’s new Police Chief Dan Atkinson received a special recognition from the Carman- Ainsworth School Board at its meeting last week. Atkinson was accompanied by Mundy Twp. Officer Randy Gage, school resource officer at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School, who was cited for a communications upgrade at the middle school that will increase the effectiveness of radio frequencies […]

Three Lady Cavs dive into regionals




MACOMB COUNTY — With 32 other teams to compete with at Macomb-L’Anse Creuse North diving regional No. 2-1 on Tuesday, the Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing varsity swim team was well aware of what lay ahead. “We had three girls that went, Jennifer Messina, Kassidy Lord and Taylor Wheaton. We finished 30th, 31st and 32nd out of 33,” said coach Kevin McGlashen. “We were […]

C-A gets clean audit




FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth Schools has received an unmodified audit for 2012-13, which “is the highest level of assurance possible for the district’s financial statements,’’ said Thomas M. Taylor, of Taylor & Morgan CPAs in an audit presentation last week. Taylor used a series of graphs to highlight the district’s financial health in key areas. One was what has […]

Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth Hockey



Joe Montpas and the Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth hockey team opened their season following our Wednesday deadline at Flint’s Perani Arena to take on Kearsley/Brandon/Holly United. Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth will be back in action at Iceland Arena on Saturday, hosting Swartz Creek/Clio.

In brief



Weather report FLINT TWP. — Besides several reports of downed trees or arcing wires, township properties and residents suffered no major damage from Sunday’s violent windstorm. Fire Chief John Ringwelski reported that firefighters responded to 17 calls for assistance between 5:30 p.m. Sunday and 2:30 a.m. Monday. Most calls were about arcing wires and a few trees blocking the road. […]

Sports Shorts



Area products hitting gridiron GREELEY, Colo. — Fueled by the contributions of Carman-Ainsworth grads Myles Overton, Brandon Lenoir and Marcus Forward II, the Northern Colorado University football team has a record of 1-10 overall, 0-7 Big Sky. Currently, Lenoir, a freshman cornerback, has played in all 11 games for the Bears and has racked up five tackles and four assists. […]

The D.R.E.A.M. comes due



FLINT TWP. — The D.R.E.A.M. after-school enrichment program at Dillon Elementary will kick off Session Two on Tuesday, November 26. D.R.E.A.M. stands for Dillion Reaching Everyone with After-School Moments. Parents must pay and sign up in advance to enroll their children in the fun, educational after-school classes. Classes have limited space and are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. A […]

What’s your story?




One week into firearm deer hunting season and the stories begin to emerge. Veteran hunters marking major milestones like Metamora’s Harold Best. (See our Wednesday, Nov. 13 County Press story online at www.mihomepaper.com). Others are passing along knowledge, tradition and stewardship to the next generations and still others are just simply planning and making the deer camp feasts that come […]