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 […]