Jon Cockerill Film Contest seeking submissions

FLINT — Do you have a horror, comedy or science fiction film idea? Make it a reality and enter it in the Jon Cockerill Memorial Short Film Contest by Sept. 26. Independent film makers are invited to submit one film, no longer than eight minutes in length, to the competition. See complete rules below. Three winners will be chosen to […]

Soccer team swats Hornets

FLINT — In a non-conference game at cross-county rival Kearsley on Tuesday, the Cavs came out ahead 6-2. It was Yahya Abdelhay that opened the scoring for Carman-Ainsworth at the 25th and 18th minutes on assists from Leon Bell and Derrald Boggan, respectively. Now up 2-1 after halftime, Uthman Shukairy was next to connect for the Cavs on a penalty […]

Volleyball gets underway for Cavaliers

NEW LOTHROP — The Lady Cavs went 0-4 at the New Lothrop tournament last Thursday while the host Hornets went 1-2. Durand finished the day with a 3-1 record and Lapeer won the tournament with a victory over Williamston Carman-Ainsworth fell in pool play to Rogers City, 25-20, 25-13 and then to Linden, 25-20, 25-17. Its final match of pool […]

Hurley 30th Annual Golf Classic

FLINT — Last year The Hurley Foundation Golf Classic raised more than $120,000 for their trauma centers. With their 30th Annual event this coming Sept. 8, they hope to surpass that. Their Level I Trauma Center is the highest volume one in the entire state of Michigan, admitting more than 1,500 patients annually. The hospital serves more than 22 counties […]


TENNIS Clio 7, Carman-Ainsworth 1 8-27-14 Singles No. 1: Ethan Moore def. by Toma Shngoo 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (8-6) No. 2: Luke Moore def. by Brian Knack 6-1, 6-4 No. 3: Vlad Li def. Elias Naddaf 6-0, 6-0 No. 4: Carman-Ainsworth def. by default Doubles No. 1: Evan Walker/Christian Jones def. by CJ Strouth/Joel Dotwon 1-6, 7-5, 6-4 No. 2: […]

Libraries to bring vital records to public’s fingertips

GENESEE COUNTY – The Genesee District Library and Flint Public Library have come together to help promote the access of vital records online. Genesee County Clerk John Gleason said he turned to the libraries for help informing the public it doesn’t have wait in long lines at the clerk’s office in downtown Flint to obtain copies of marriage, death and […]

Sparty, UM and Lions oh my!

Fat Guy Corner

The first college football weekend is over for 2014. There were two near upsets on opening weekend. Ohio State survived a scare from Navy before pulling away late in the football game. With quarterback Braxton Miller out of the Buckeyes’ starting lineup it was truly evident as they struggled offensively for the majority of the game. I thought West Virginia […]

Troubled bridge

For the third year in a row, road construction is creating obstacles for travel to Carman-Ainsworth High School. This year, the busy Linden Road bridge over the Flint River between Beecher and Flushing roads is closed for rehabilitation. Traffic is being detoured via Flushing, Mill and Beecher roads. One plus is that the road closure does not affect C-A bus […]

Tee Time

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 The 30th Annual Hurley Trauma Center Golf Classic at FLINT GOLF CLUB Benefits Hurley’s Level 1 Trauma Center. Includes a day of golf, raffle, silent auction, delicious food, guest speakers and special gifts. For more information or to register contact the Hurley Foundation at 810-262-9399. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 Lapeer Team Work, Inc.’s 26th Annual Golf Scramble, 1 […]

Come check out ‘The Cougar Experience’

FLINT TWP. — Calling all Cougars. That’s an invitation to the upcoming Carman High School Reunion, Sept. 12-13. Planned events include a tour of the high school at 1 p.m. and a golf outing, both on Sept. 13. Another highlight will be first viewing of “The Cougar Experience” a DVD chronicling the 19-year existence (1967- 1986) of Carman High School […]