Police making rounds to promote public safety millage

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township is the third most dangerous city in Michigan, according to information shared by Lt. Robert Battinkoff, in a presentation last week to the West Flint Business Association. Battinkoff is making power point presentation to various groups throughout the township to promote the Public Safety Millage on the Nov. 4 ballot asking voters to approve 3.85 […]

Candidates for the C-A school board

FLINT TWP. — Five of seven Carman-Ainsworth school board members are running to retain their seats next month. All are unopposed. A sixth seat is open due to the retirement of long-time board member Peggy Anderson but at least one person has expressed interest in a write-in candidacy. Newest board members James Johnson and Laura Garrison both were appointed to […]

In brief

Lil’ Monster’s Halloween Bash at Genesee Valley FLINT TWP. — Genesee District Library and the Flint Public Library, will present the all-new Lil’ Monster’s Halloween Bash at Genesee Valley Center, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 25. This year’s free event will feature a Spooktacular Comedy Show with Joel Tacey, a performance by the Boys & Girls Club […]

Kildee debates opponent at WFBA forum

FLINT TWP. — Fracking regulations, bipartisan cooperation, Right to Work legislation and economic recovery strategies were among topics debated by Michigan 5th Congressional District candidates Dan Kildee and Allen Hardwick, at a forum hosted last week by the West Flint Business Association. Kildee, the Democrat incumbent and Hardwick, the Republican challenger, made opening and closing remarks and responded to provided […]

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 […]