2014-07-17

Third recall try filed




FLINT TWP. — After twice failing to gain approval of recall petition language against township supervisor Karyn Miller, a township resident is trying a different tactic. Lavonna Joyce Harris filed a third petition on July 11. This time Harris’ reason states: “On June 16, 2014, Supervisor Karyn Miller, voted to approve ballot language for the November 4, 2014 election for […]

Digging DEEP

CAHS students earn college credits


FLINT TWP. — Three Carman- Ainsworth High School students have willingly spent part of their summer vacation still in school. They elected to enroll in the Environmental Science, Supervised Studies of Environmental Issues course offered by The University of Michigan-Flint (UM-F) as part of the Dual Enrollment Educational Partnership (DEEP) with Davison Schools. William Norris IV, Noah Vanderhyde and Victoria […]

C-A hires assistant super




FLINT TWP. —Say hello to Eddie L. Kindle, who is the new assistant superintendent of curriculum and human resources for the Carman-Ainsworth Community School District. The school board approved his hiring in late April and he officially began work on July 1. Retirement and reductions of five administrative positions during the past two school years made it possible to hire […]

Board OKs fire truck repairs




FLINT TWP. — The dreaded check engine light is lit in one of the township’s three fire trucks and needs to be checked out, among other things. The township board at its July 7 meeting unanimously approved Fire Chief John Ringwelski’s request for about $7,000 in fire truck repairs. Funds to cover the repair work are available in the budget, […]

Fire drill



Practice makes perfect for township firefighters who keep their skills up to par with regular training. Last week, they worked on driving and water transfer skills in a parking lot at Genesee Valley Center mall. Water transfer involved one truck collecting water from a hydrant and transferring it by hose to the bigger pumper truck. At a real fire, this […]