Happy Valentine’s Day

Mrs. Field’s at Genesee Valley Center is collecting donations of cash and non-perishable food items for its second annual “Share the Love” drive to benefit the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. Donors receive a $5 Genesee Valley Center retailer gift card (while supplies last) and a coupon for $5 off the purchase of one customizable Mrs. Fields 14-inch Chocolate Chip […]

Young People’s Ballet Theatre presents Beauty and the Beast

FLINT — Young People’s Ballet Theatre presents Beauty and the Beast, the timeless story of a courageous girl, a magical rose, and the power of true love. The youth ballet company will be performing at the University of Michigan-Flint Theatre, Feb. 26-March 1. The two act ballet was created by Attila Mosolygo for the Junior Company at the Grand Rapids […]

Welcome back firefighters

FLINT TWP. — The township board approved a request to rehire two experienced on-call firefighters. They are Blake Selvig and Jacob Hall. Both are fully trained and have retained certification as firefighters, said Fire Chief John Ringwelski. Selvig, who joined the department in May 2013, left because his new employer required that he work only one job for the first […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature The Cadillac Three, with special Matt Austin and Bullhonkey Deluxe, on Feb. 13. Tickets are $18 in advance. Tantric, with special guests Season’s After and Romantic Rebel, will perform on Feb. 6. Tickets are $12 in advance. The Valentines Day Show will […]

Twp. board extinguishes fire millage renewal

FLINT TWP. — The township board has decided not to ask voters to renew a five-year millage for fire equipment. In a four-three decision at its Feb. 2 meeting, the board voted not to place the fire millage renewal request on the May 5 ballot alongside a ten-year road millage renewal request. After delaying action last month on both millage […]

Six Cavaliers sign to play college football

FLINT TWP. – Six Carman- Ainsworth football players signed to play at the next level in a ceremony Feb. 4 at the high school. Four of them – Amir Jackson, Mike Hayes, Josh Ellison and Ziare Thomas — are headed for Ridgewater College, a community and technical college in Willmar and Hutchison, Minn. Nate Williams Jr. signed with Olivet Nazarene, […]

Blaze destroys mobile home

FLINT TOWNSHIP — A 26-year-old Flint Township woman and her roommate lost everything in a fire that ripped through their mobile home just days after they moved in. Samantha Jagger was eating dinner when the blaze erupted Feb. 4 on the outside of her home in Estates of Genesee Valley on Elms near Miller. Park manager Maurice Poffenbarger, who is […]

Carman-Ainsworth wrestling sixth at SVL tourney

MT. PLEASANT — In their final chance to fine-tune their skill sets before the Michigan High School Athletic Association team and individual districts, the Cavs’ varsity wrestling team placed sixth at the Saginaw Valley League meet last Saturday with 117.5 points. Taking first was Davison at 295.5, followed by Bay City Western 225, Mt. Pleasant 147, Lapeer 140, Midland Dow […]

CAHS students are winners

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth High School students continued their winning ways with two triumphs last week. On February 5, Leah Bailey, a senior, placed third in the Detroit Pistons Dream Big Scholarship Competition held at the Palace of Auburn Hills. On February 6, Mariel Hernandez, a senior, won the Robert E. Weiss Outstanding Youth Award at the Priority Children 20th […]


BOYS BASKETBALL Carman-Ainsworth stormed back from a 10-point first-quarter deficit to beat Flint Southwestern Academy 68-52 in a Saginaw Valley League-South game Tuesday night at home. The Cavaliers got back in the game with a 21-13 second quarter to trail just 29-27 at halftime, then took a 46-39 lead with a 19-10 third quarter and pulled away with a 22-13 […]