Moratorium on seasonal sales includes fireworks

FLINT TWP. — Vendors hoping for permits to set up outdoor fireworks booths during Memorial Day and possibly even the Fourth of July may get their hopes dashed. At its Monday night meeting, the township board approved a moratorium on all seasonal sales applications which applies to fireworks, Christmas trees, produce and such. The action is in response to a […]

Cavs baseball to share SVL-South title

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth varsity baseball team swept Davison in a Saginaw Valley League-South doubleheader 3-2 and 3-1 last Thursday. The very next night, Powers split a SVLSouth twin bill with Flushing, which allowed the Cavaliers to claim a share of this season’s conference championship with Flushing. In game one against the Cardinals, Austin Jerome earned the decision after […]

Township board OKs new cell phone tower

FLINT TWP. — The township board has approved a lease agreement with Cingular Wireless to build a cell phone tower on Charter Drive, east of Linden Road and south of Calkins Road. This follows postponing the decision earlier this month in order to clarify terms that allow for an initial five-year agreement with an extension option lasting up to 25 […]

Carman-Ainsworth boys roll at regionals

DAVISON — The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ track team had a number of state qualifiers at the Division 1 regional meet Friday. Jaquin Jones took first in the high jump, Devonte Johnson claimed the top spot in the pole vault and Tyler Minor was first in the long jump. The Cavaliers also finished first in three of the four relay events. […]


The Marine Corps League Flint Detachment 155 will host a Memorial Ceremony, at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 24 at the Flint City Cemetery on Linden Road between Pasadena Avenue and Flushing Road in Flint Township. The public is invited to attend a 15-20 minute ceremony featuring Retired Air Force Col. Ken Kurowski as guest speaker, the Shiawassee County Young Marines […]

Cavaliers finish eighth at regionals

SAGINAW — Carman-Ainsworth finished in eighth place with four points at the Division 1 No. 8 regional hosted by Saginaw Heritage. Traverse City Central won the title with 27 points. Midland Dow was second with 25, Grand Blanc was third with 17, Grand Ledge was fourth with 10, Holt was fifth with seven, Traverse City West was sixth with six, […]

In brief

Moment of silence FLINT TWP. — Supervisor Karyn Miller called for a moment of silence at the township board meeting Monday night in memory of her friend and colleague Paul Bueche, former Swartz Creek city manager and police chief, who died last week. Miller said he was a public servant for 37 years. “We lost a good person,’’ she said. […]

Sports Shorts

Carr camp coming FLINT — Dallas Cowboys’ cornerback and former Carman-Ainsworth player Brandon Carr will be running a football camp at CAHS on June 14. Details: go to ow.ly/wKos2. — K.W. Jr. Generals say goodbye FLINT — The Flint Junior Generals, a North American Tier III Hockey League team based at Flint’s Iceland Arena, will soon depart the Vehicle City. […]

CAHS senior named Meijer PSA semifinalist

FLINT TWP. — Cameron Edwards, a senior at Carman- Ainsworth High School, is continuing his winning ways in video- and filmmaking. In February, Cameron was named first runner-up in the Detroit Pistons Black History Month scholarship competition, winning a $5,000 prize for his original speech and video. Now, he as been selected as a Top 10 semifinalist in the Meijer […]


GOLF: The Cavaliers finished 10th in the Wolfpack Invitational in Bay City on Tuesday, shooting 436. Haywood Petty led the Cavs with an 88. Carman-Ainsworth was supposed to play in the Saginaw Valley League season ending tournament last Thursday, but that event was postponed by rain and will be made up today. – D.N. LACROSSE The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ lacrosse season […]