Cooking right along

Construction is progressing on the new Panera Bread restaurant being built on Miller Road. Walls are up and the building is taking shape. Plans call for a late Fall opening.

Brrrr …. chilly weather dampens weekend events

FLINT TWP. — Fall definitely was in the air last weekend, casting a chill over several weekend events. Several dog owners braved early morning temperatures in the low 50s to participate in the Bark for Life dog walk at the Flint Township Park. One couple drove all the way from Lansing to support the American Cancer Society fundraising event, said […]

Senior Center hosts pig roast fundraiser

FLINT TWP. — Tickets are going fast for the third annual Pig Roast at the Carman-Ainsworth Senior Citizens Center on Graham Road, from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20. Only 100 tickets will be sold at $8 in advance and $10 at the door. It is a major fundraiser for the center, said interim director Pam Luna. There […]

In brief

Genesys physician presents talk on atrial fibrillation GENESEE COUNTY — Atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common sustained abnormal heart rhythm, affects more than five million Americans, and that number is projected to increase dramatically over the next 25 years. Factors that can lead to AFib are age, hypertension, obesity, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and obstructive sleep apnea. Many […]

Lady Cavs put together stellar week

FLUSHING — During Saturday’s invitational at Flushing, the Lady Cavs put up a 2-3 record on the day as Lake Orion went on to defeat Clarkston in the championship round. Carman-Ainsworth opened the tournament with a loss to Lapeer, 14-25, 14-25, before rebounding with a win over Holly, 25-23, 25-19. The Cavs then lost to Flushing, 25-21, 23-25, 8-15 and […]

Carman-Ainsworth’s soccer schedule rearranged

FLINT TWP. — The Cavaliers were slated to host Saginaw on Monday in a Saginaw Valley League crossover contest, but the game was cancelled because the Trojans do not have a team this year. In a contest rescheduled from Sept. 11, the Cavs lost a Saginaw Valley League- South game at home to Lapeer 1-0 on Sept. 12. Carman-Ainsworth goalie […]


DAVISON 0 0 8 0 — 8 CARMAN- AINSWORTH7 8 16 0 — 31 Passing: Billy Hickey 7-for-9, 71 yds. Rushing: Caleb Ruffin 15 carries, 98 yds., 1 TD. Tyler Minor 12 carries, 65 yds., 2 TDs. Tyquice Jackson 6 carries, 45 yds. Cahlil Brownlee 1 carry, 36 yds. Nate Williams Jr. 4 carries, 28 yds., 1 TD Receiving: Logan […]

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Fat Guy Corner

The Major League Baseball season has just two weeks left. I want to remind everyone that I predicted at the All-Star break numerous winners of the divisions. The Washington Nationals pulled away from the no-hitting Atlanta Braves as I said they would. The L.A. Dodgers are in a dog fight with the San Francisco Giants but should go on to […]

Retiring police officer gets fond farewell

FLINT TWP. — Retired police officers, family and friends attended the township board meeting Monday night to bid a fond farewell to Officer Joel Jeakle, who is retiring after more than 17 years of service. Police Chief George Sippert formally presented him with his framed service revolver and badge. Township Supervisor Karyn Miller read a board proclamation and Jeakle’s mother-in-law […]

Tee Time

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 Twenty-fourth Annual Bendle High School Charlie Russian Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing at THE JEWEL of Grand Blanc. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. Cost $50 per player, $200 per foursome includes scramble, longest drive contest, closet to pin, Vegas hole, and Lunch to follow. Make checks payable to Charlie Russian Scholarship Fund and mail to Bendle Public Schools […]