CAHS students among Priority Children nominees

FLINT TWP. — Three Carman-Ainsworth students were among about 76 in Genesee county nominated for the Robert E. Weiss Outstanding Youth Award and Curbco Scholarship presented Feb. 7 at the 19th annual Children’s Champion Awards. They are (l to r) Andrew Ramirez, Rachel Roop and Katlyn Koegel. The youth award went to Austin Perez of Kearsley High School. Awards also […]

Ananich files to run for reelection to State Senate

FLINT TWP. — State Senator Jim Ananich (D-Flint) has filed to run for reelection to the 27th District in Genesee County. Ananich has served in the state Senate since winning a special election last year. “My top priority is being a strong voice in Lansing for Genesee County families,” said Ananich in a press release.. “I plan to work hard […]

In brief

Flood advisory FLINT TWP. — At Monday’s township board meeting, Township Supervisor Karyn Miller, made a statement urging residents to take precautions against any flooding that might result from melting snow this week and beyond. Miller advised checking home sump pumps to make sure they are operating properly and also to clear catch basins outside homes to make sure that […]


5 questions I get all the time

I’ve been a journalist for most of my life, from my days on the staff of my high school and college newspapers, to working for a daily publication and then eventually back to my roots in community journalism. I wouldn’t know life any other way, so for me this job doesn’t seem unusual. But to many non-journalists, this job seems […]

Women in red run for heart health

FLINT TWP. — Several women wearing red dresses (and a few men too) kicked up their heels on Feb.8 for a quick outdoor run around a tenthof a-mile parking lot course laid out for the second annual “Go Red for Women Red Dress Dash.” It was held at Genesee Valley Center shopping mall and sponsored by the American Heart Association […]

In brief

McLaren offering Arthritis Foundation’s Tai Chi class FLUSHING — McLaren’s Wellness Program is offering the Arthritis Foundation’s joint-friendly Tai Chi, free introductory class beginning March 8 and running Saturdays until April 12. There are six sessions total (full commitment recommended to get the full benefit from the class). This class will take place at McLaren Physical Therapy and Sport Medicine- […]

Cavaliers win 2

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth varsity boys’ basketball team came back from a 13-9 deficit at the end of the first quarter at home on Tuesday to claim a 76-38 nonleague victory over Owosso. The difference in the contest was the Cavs outscoring Owosso, 22-8 in the second, 21-10 in the third and 24-7 in the fourth. Cameron Morse was […]

Lady Cavaliers cruise past Owosso

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth beat Owosso, 52-25, in a non-league girls’ basketball game Tuesday. Sydnee McDonald scored 16 points, Aliah Stinnett had 14 points and nine steals, and Angel Proby added eight points. Last Thursday, McDonald poured in 21 points on 10-of-15 shooting to lead the Lady Cavs to a 49-35 win over Davison in a Saginaw Valley League-South game […]

Sports Shorts

Former Cavalier now a Bear FLINT — Carman-Ainsworth grad Tayquan Pendleton is currently a freshman for the Mottt Community College wrestling club at 197 lbs. According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association website, Pendleton had a record of 17-7 with one pin as of Feb. 17. He placed second at the season-opening Fall Brawl on Nov. 3 and the Mott […]