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 […]

Where has the time gone?

Looking through some old photos with my 16-year-old daughter the other day, I remembered fondly the first few years of being a dad. Those were good times — the best ever — but at times it felt like I didn’t know what I was doing. A little life, my newborn daughter Lucy, depended on me and it was a lot […]

NFL player encourages youth to pursue dreams

FLINT TWP. — Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr remembers where he came from and knows where he’s going. In what he called an emotional homecoming, Carr was the keynote speaker last Friday at the eighth annual African American Student Association Black History Month Luncheon at Carman Ainsworth High School. “This is where it all started,’’ said Carr, a 2004 CAHS […]

Cavs’ Thomas takes eighth on state mats

AUBURN HILLS – Jerron Thomas made it to the podium this year in the Div. 1 state wrestling finals and kept alive a Carman-Ainsworth streak in the process. Thomas placed eighth in the 215-pound weight class at The Palace of Auburn Hills, grabbing the final medal spot and giving Carman-Ainsworth a state placer for the fourth straight year. Two other […]

Lady Cavaliers rally into hoops regional final

SAGINAW TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth erased a seven-point deficit in the fourth quarter and beat longtime rival Flushing 47-40 in a Class A regional semifinal girls’ basketball game Tuesday night at Saginaw Heritage. Angel Proby scored 15 points and Aliah Stinnett and Sydnee McDonald added 13 each as the Lady Cavaliers, 16-7, advanced to today’s 7 p.m. regional final against Midland, […]

Carman-Ainsworth scoots past Davison

FLINT TWP. — As the host of district No. 9-A, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity boys’ basketball team, 18-3 on the season, had the good fortune to draw a round-one matchup with Davison, 9-12, on Monday that it won, 71-49. During the regular season, the Cavs defeated the Cardinals in Saginaw Valley League-South action, 76-53 on Jan. 7, and, 61-56 on Feb. […]

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 […]