Board OKs Traffic Safety Ordinance to curtail street soliciting

FLINT TWP. — Under threats of potential law suits and political retaliation, the township board of trustees narrowly passed a controversial Traffic Safety Ordinance, after a public hearing Monday night attended by a nearly full house. Approved to take effect on March 1, the ordinance regulates interference with motor vehicles on public streets by prohibiting money or any other object […]

Cavs start fast, beat Swartz Creek

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth shook off a 19-day Christmas break and hit the floor running against Swartz Creek on Tuesday night, beating the Dragons 59-47 in a non-league boys’ basketball game at Carman-Ainsworth. The Cavaliers stormed out to a 17-5 lead in the first quarter and weathered a Creek rally in the second quarter to trail 24-22 at halftime. Carman-Ainsworth […]

New police officer hired

FLINT TWP. — Molly Elise Marlatt, a Flint Township resident, is joining the township police force. Police Chief George Sippert said she has already successfully completed preliminary tests including physical and psychological exam, drug test and background check. She will start work January 12 as an uncertified entry-level officer. She will begin four months of training immediately at the Law […]

Lady Cavs to resume season Friday

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth will resume its girls’ basketball season Friday with a Saginaw Valley League-South game at Saginaw. The Lady Cavaliers haven’t played since Dec. 18, when they beat Davison 66-47 at home. That put their overall record at 4-2 and their SVL mark at 2-1. Saginaw is 3-2 and 1-2. Sydnee McDonald has been on a tear in […]

The iceman cometh

From an unseasonably mild Christmas and temperatures in the 30s and 40s, the Flint area has slid into the deep freeze of winter starting with a messy mixture of snow and freezing rain on Saturday, January 3, that had the salt trucks out working all day to clean up the slush. Make room for the plow trucks.

The Lions was robbed!

Fat Guy Corner

Detroit has been one of the top cities known for crime and murder. One thing I know is that the crime of robbery was committed late Sunday afternoon and the Detroit Lions were the victims. I know you all have heard of the term highway robbery. This was football and referees committing robbery when the Lions faced the Cowgirls of […]

Gearing Up

Kettering hosts FIRST Robotics Kickoff for 2015

FLINT TWP. — “Recycle Rush,” the robotics challenge for the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) 2015 competition season started Saturday with an internationally-televised live broadcast by NASA TV and opportunity for high school teams to meet at “local” kickoffs to learn the rules, pick up the Kit of Parts, and begin the design and build portion of the competition. Megatron Oracles, […]

Cavs roll past Flint Powers


FLUSHING – The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ bowling team defeated Flint Powers Catholic 28-2 in match play Saturday at Colonial Lanes in Flushing. Carman-Ainsworth was led by junior Jordan Nunn, who bowled games of 242,226 for a two-game series of 468 followed by junior Jordan Bair with games of 224,204 for a series of 428.Senior Dequincy (D.Q.) Adams also bowled games […]

C-A Middle School hosting Hurley Teen Health Check

GENESEE COUNTY – The Hurley Children’s Hospital Teen Health Checks are potentially saving lives. As a result of these free community screenings, dozens of students in Genesee County have either been told to stop playing sports immediately or to follow up with their physicians because a potentially life-threatening condition was detected. Carman Ainsworth Middle School, 1409 W. Maple Road, is […]

Sports Shorts

Try Hockey Day BURTON – The Greater Flint Hockey Association is offering a Try Hockey Day on Jan. 18 at Crystal Fieldhouse from noon-1 p.m. The UM Flint hockey team’s members will also be helping out. Anyone participating that day gets free admission to UM Flint’s game at 3:30 courtesy UM Flint hockey. – L.P. Get your tickets now AUBURN […]