2014-03-06

Bowlers bow out in qualifying rounds



STERLING HEIGHTS – Carman- Ainsworth watched three of its bowlers bow out of the Div.1 state meet at Sunnybrook Lanes in Sterling Heights last Saturday. On the boys’side, Jordan Bair placed 34th in the qualifying block rolling 224- 236-193-204-225-155 for 1,237. Jordan Nunn was 40th after rolling 221-217- 183-206-222-179 for 1,228. On the girls’ side, Kenzy Lord was 33rd with […]

Outdoor Calander



THRU-March 31 Crow hunting season statewide. March 7-9 2014 Deer and Turkey Expo. The Summit, Diamondale. March 8 Bowling Pin Shoot Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Sign up starts at 9:15 a.m. ends at 2:30 p.m. $5 members, $10 non-members. March 9 Cowboy winter shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. 9:30 a.m-2:30 p.m. March 15 Handgun Steel Fun Shoot at Lapeer […]

Sports Shorts



Damage on the track FLINT — The Flint City Derby Girls women’s flat track roller derby squad next competes at home on March 22 against the Mountain Town Mayhem at the Perani Arena and Event Center. The squad then hosts the Southern Belles on April 26 and is currently looking for volunteers, referees and skaters. Details: www.flintcityderbygirls.org. — M.S. Supercross […]

Paczki day



Fat Tuesday. the last day of the Mardi Gras celebration, signals the last chance to gorge on traditional Polish paczkis pastry treats before the start of the official Lenten season on Ash Wednesday. It is always a busy time for Donna’s Donuts on Bristol Road where the staff expected to fill about 2,000 dozen orders, according to owner Alicia Gibbons, […]

Twp. turns down chance to acquire Pirates Park




FLINT TWP. — The township board, following a recommendation from its parks and recreation advisory committee, has turned down an opportunity to acquire Pirates Park for free. Free in this case means no up-front costs. But it was the hidden costs that persuaded the cash-strapped board not to pursue the deal. The offer was contingent on getting a state grant […]

Police department is hiring




FLINT TWP. — The township police department is looking for a few good officers. There are openings for at least two fulltime patrol officers with the possibility of a third position pending retirements, said Lieutenant Robert Battinkoff, at the township board meeting Monday night. March 31 at 5:30 p.m. is the deadline for submitting applications. The application form is posted […]

Police seeking armed robbery suspects



FLINT TWP.— Township police are asking the public help in identifying and locating two suspects from an armed robbery on Saturday, November 30. At about 4:14 p.m. on that date, township police officers were called to the Number One Dollar store, located at 3406 Flushing Road. Reportedly the two suspects approached the clerk and one of them pointed a semi-automatic […]

One dead and three injured in house fire




FLINT TWP. — Fire official have identified Tiffany Dorman, 29, as the victim who died last week in a house fire in the 1100 block of Lask Drive off Beecher Road. Her two sons, ages 2 and 11, and her boyfriend were hospitalized as a result of smoke inhalation from the early Wednesday morning blaze. The father has been released […]

CAHS senior wins Pistons Scholarship




FLINT TWP. — Cameron Edwards, a senior at Carman-Ainsworth High School, won a $5,000 scholarship in the 8th annual Detroit Pistons Black History Month scholarship competition. Edwards was one of eight finalists selected from entries from high school students statewide who were invited by Pistons Legend Rick Mahorn to vie for $20,000 in scholarships. Each contestant was given two minutes […]

In brief



Post-graduation party being planned FLINT TWP. — Graduation time is fast approaching and that means fundraising also is ramping up for the annual Carman- Ainsworth post-graduation party. The township board recently shared a letter from a committee of parents seeking support from local business owners. The committee’s goal is to raise $15,000 needed to plan and produce the overnight graduation […]