2014-10-23

Baker opens new resource center



FLINT – Baker College of Flint has unveiled its new Academic Resource Center (ARC) for students and faculty. The 18,000-square-foot remodeling project was completed for the start of fall classes that began Sept. 29. “The trend in higher education continues to move away from a predominantly lecture-based style of instruction to a more fluid process, called active learning,” said Candace […]

Three-way race for 5th Congressional seat




GENESEE COUNTY — Republican Allen D. Hardwick of Whitmore Lake, Libertarian candidate Harold Jones of Coleman, and incumbent Democrat Dan Kildee of Flint will square off in the Nov. 4 general election for Michigan’s 5th Congressional seat. Hardwick, 50, is a political newcomer, facing Kildee, who is completing his first term as Congressman, a seat held for several decades by his […]

Born to be Wild





FLINT TWP. — Convertible cars conveying court members, banners, bands, floats and the usual assortment of school clubs and supporters filled out the annual Carman-Ainsworth Homecoming Day parade on Friday. Most wore the school colors including some who with hair dyed to match. A political entry included a mini cart drumming up support for the upcoming Public Safety Millage. In […]

In brief



Old Newsboys Christmas sign-up starts Nov. 3 FLINT— The Old Newsboys of Flint will soon open enrollment in their Christmas Program which has been serving children from Genesee County’s low-income families since 1924. Sign-up opens Nov. 3 and runs through Dec. 23. Applicants may sign-up at the Old Newsboys office at 6255 Taylor Drive in Flint. Sign-up hours are from […]

Cavs to compete in regionals




BAY CITY — Carman-Ainsworth will take part in the No. 2-1 cross country regional at Delta College Saturday. There are a total of 15 boys and girls teams competing at the event. The other squads competing are Bay City Western, Bay City Central, Clarkston, Davison, Fenton, Kearsley, Flushing, Grand Blanc, Hartland, Holly, Midland, Midland Dow, Heritage and Swartz Creek. The […]

Cavaliers stunned by late Lapeer rally in football




FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth had the game and a co-championship firmly in its grasp and let it slip away. The Cavaliers saw a two-touchdown lead dissolve in the last four minutes of regulation and lost in overtime 34-31 to Lapeer in a Saginaw Valley League-Red football showdown last Friday at Carman-Ainsworth Junior High. Instead of a co-championship at 5-1, the […]

Sports Shorts



Open registration for Learn to Skate/Learn to Play BURTON – Open registration is ongoing for the Greater Flint Hockey Association’s Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Hockey programs. The 501c3 association operates its programs out of the Crystal Fieldhouse (formerly Ice Mountain). Registrations take place every Saturday at 11 a.m. and Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Details: 810- 354-GFHA. – L.P. Warriors […]

Shame, shame on you, Lions’ fans



I say shame, shame and more shame on all those so-called Lions fans who left their seats early at Ford Field on Sunday. Anyone who follows the NFL knows it isn’t over until the clock ticks zero. Detroit was only down 13 points with 5:18 left in the football game. That’s only a two score game! I could see leaving […]

Panhandling Committee reports back to township board




FLINT TWP. — After a yearlong search for answers to its growing panhandling problem, the township board is now considering an ordinance that would prohibit passing money or anything else out of or into a vehicle in the roadway, without permission. Those were among recommendations presented to the board Monday night by a Begging and Soliciting Committee established Aug. 5 […]

Lady Cavs cruise to three-set win

Roundup

The Lady Cavaliers performed in truly dominant fashion at home on Tuesday in a Saginaw Valley League- South battle with Flint Southwestern as Carman-Ainsworth cruised to a threeset win, 25-8, 25-7, 25-17. Sydney Cunningham racked up eight aces and five kills, Morgan Sherrer added six aces and six digs and Katie Speaks chipped in with two aces and nine digs. […]