Dig ‘em out

Yellow hydrants barely peeking out of snowdrifts are a common wintry sight. Township Fire Chief John Ringwelski reminds residents and business owners that quick access to hydrants is critical in an emergency. If you have a hydrant on your property or nearby, please be sure to dig it out or call the fire department for assistance at 810-732-4413, he said.

Dawkins wins regional wrestling title for Cavs

SAGINAW — In a field that featured some of the top programs in the state, including Rockford, Davison and Midland, Carman-Ainsworth’s Milik Dawkins (50-1) claimed the 160 pound title at Saginaw Heritage individual regional No. 1-1 last Saturday. With the top-four grapplers in each weight class moving on to the state meet in Auburn Hills March 5-7, Dawkins beat Davison’s […]

Board contributes to annual hazardous waste collection

FLINT TWP. — The Township Board is doing its part to help keep Genesee County beautiful and unpolluted. Twice-a-year Hazardous Waste clean-ups cost money for which participating municipalities are asked to support financially. Responding to a request from Karen West, program director for Keep Genesee County Beautiful (KGCB), the township board voted unanimously last week to make a $2,000 donation […]

Wings, Generals play in front of capacity crowd

FLINT – For the first time since the Flint Generals folded in 2010, a hockey game at Flint’s Perani Arena was played in front of a sold out crowd. The Generals and Detroit Red Wings alumni got together on Friday as the Red Wings came out on top in the end, 7-5. The massive crowd led to traffic delays on […]

Trustee wants to shop around for better insurance rates

FLINT TWP. — Naturally, the cost of everything continues to rise but escalating insurance costs have at least one township trustee concerned. Flint Township properties and casualties insurance rates have increased 36 percent in two years, said Trustee Frank Kasle, after reviewing a recent report provided to the board earlier this month. Kasle said he specifically noticed that the rates […]

Michigan records safest hunting season with no fatal incidents in 2014

STATEWIDE — For the first time, Michigan recorded no fatalities during all hunting seasons in 2014, according to reports compiled by the Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division. Ten incidents involving injuries were recorded in the state – nine in the Lower Peninsula and one in the Upper Peninsula. “We had 10 incidents reported for 2014, which ties with […]

Biz group gets “Breaking Bad” lesson

FLINT TWP. — Like a mad scientist setting up an experiment, he laid out the lethal supplies of the trade – lye, battery acid, propane fuel, bathroom cleanser and several other items that seemingly no sane persons would want to inject into their body. Lt. Jerry Fowler, an officer with the Flint Area Narcotics Group (FANG) was demonstrating how relatively […]

McDonald in running for Miss Basketball

FLINT TWP. – Sydnee McDonald has played herself into contention for the Miss Basketball Award. The Carman-Ainsworth senior is a candidate for the annual award sponsored by the Detroit Free Press and voted on by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan. The honor goes to the top senior player in the state, and the winner will be announced on Monday, […]

C-A sends out another suspicious stranger alert

FLINT TWP. — To keep parents and others aware of potential danger for students, Carman-Ainsworth Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff issued a suspicious stranger alert last week which was at least the third one so far this school year. The Feb. 17 advisory provided information about a reported suspicious vehicle that slowly followed a high school student from their bus stop at […]

Become a Project FISH Instructor at ANR Week

EAST LANSING — Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Week, March 7-14 at Michigan State University (MSU), will offer a workshop to train those interested in becoming Project FISH (Friends Involved in Sportfishing Heritage) instructors. Training sessions will be available March 10 and 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in room 152 of the Natural Resources Building. Coordinated through the […]