Cavs’ golf season ends in district

MIDLAND – Carman-Ainsworth saw its golf season come to an end May 21 in the Div. 1 district tournament at Currie West Golf Course. The Cavaliers shot 450 to finish 12th in the 12-team field. Only the top six teams and top six individuals not on those teams advanced to the regional today at Davison Country Club. Haywood Petty came […]


BASEBALL On Senior Night last Friday Carman-Ainsworth got a 2-for-2 showing with two RBI and two runs from fourth-year varsity player Brennen Gleason in a 7-6 win over Genesee. In the second contest, the Cavs came out ahead 16-1 on the strength of Austin Jerome allowing three hits and no walks with four strikeouts in four innings pitched. Accounting for […]

Cavs open softball district vs. Creek

FLINT – Carman-Ainsworth would have had a tough game no matter who it drew in the first round of the Div. 1 softball district at Flint Kearsley. As it is, the Cavaliers got their easiest possible opponent on paper, drawing Swartz Creek for a semifinal game at 10 a.m. Saturday. Flushing will play host Kearsley in the other semifinal at […]

Sports Shorts

New organization to offer adult recreation league FLINT — Beginning in July, Genesee County residents will have the opportunity to participate in a new social sports club organized by StaynPlayFlint. The first league, flag football, is scheduled to begin July 6 with basketball starting on July 15. The mission of StanPlayFlint is to create a network of residents actively involved […]

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Fat Guy Corner

I hope everyone had a great Memorial Day and took a second to thank all who have served this country in the military. The Fat Guy would like to thank all of you for your service. I would also like to thank those who died while in service to protect this great country we live in. Memorial Day is a […]

Tee Time

SATURDAY, AUGUST 30 The date has been changed for the Lapeer American Legion’s 7th Annual SAL, Drive to Survive golf outing at ROLLING HILLS GOLF COURSE with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. $240 per team four person scramble including cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, 18 holes with a cart, hot dogs at the turn, skins and money […]

U.S. Supreme Court upholds tribal immunity for Bay Mills casino

State may zero in on individuals

FLINT TWP. — Despite a seemingly supportive U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday, legal hurdles still remain before Bay Mills Tribe would be allowed to build and operate a casino on land it purchased in 2010 at Dutcher and Lennon roads. State of Michigan vs. Bay Mills Indian Community challenged the tribe’s right to establish tribal lands outside of the […]

They are here: Township on the map

FLINT TWP. — Have you ever had trouble trying to find your way around the township, whether it be finding an obscure residential street or trying to remember which is which among commercial areas such as Market Place, Commerce Drive and Exchange Drive? Well, rest assured, help is now at hand. For the first time as far back as anyone […]

GM raises $24,000 for Food Bank of Eastern Michigan

GENESEE COUNTY — Employees at General Motors’ Flint Manufacturing Operations raised more than $24,000 to support programs and services at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, according to a press release from Tom Wickham, communications manager. Representatives from Flint Assembly, the Flint Metal Center and Flint Engine Operations recently presented a check for $24,290 to Food Bank officials during a […]

Annual Township Park clean-up marks another successful year

FLINT TWP. — A lot of teamwork went into the 6th Annual Join Hands Day to clean and beautify the Flint Township Park on Norko Drive, sponsored by the GLEANER Greater Arbor fraternal organization. Helpers included members of the Flint Township Parks and Recreation Committee, Faith Missionary Church Youth Group and the 4-H Club Country Clovers. Twenty-two youth and 21 […]