In brief

Senior center Open House FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township/ Carman-Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Road, will be hosting an Open House on Monday, March 23 from 4- 6 p.m. Bring yourself and a friend to become a member (ages 60 and older). There will be refreshments, demonstrations, information, music and prizes. Questions? Call 810-732-6290. — R.S. Community Basic […]

GCBA donates to Wish Upon a Wedding

FLUSHING — Facing a terminal illness and planning a wedding are not two things that go together. But love doesn’t stop because an illness is present and that’s where Wish Upon a Wedding comes in. Founded in 2010, Wish Upon a Wedding is the world’s first nonprofit wish granting organization providing weddings and vow renewals for couples facing terminal illness […]

Cavaliers roll to victory in district opener

DAVISON – Carman-Ainsworth’s second-half surge on the basketball court continued Monday night as the Cavaliers won their opener in the Class A district tournament 65-53 over Lapeer. Juwan Evans poured in 22 points, eight of them in an incredible 12-second span of the third quarter, and the Cavs, 8-12, advanced to Wednesday’s semifinals against Kearsley, 12-8. Davison, 14-6, met Swartz […]

Dawkins, Hall earn All-State wrestling honors

AUBURN HILLS — The field was deep and the tension was thick at the individual state wrestling finals at the Palace in Oakland County last weekend, none of which kept Carman-Ainsworth’s Milik Dawkins (53-2) from placing fourth in Div. 1 at 160 lbs. The top eight competitors in each weight class are issued All-State accolades. Dawkins started this event by […]

Wearing o’ the green

WEARING’ O’ THE GREEN — John Potbury, Genesee County Assistant Prosecutor, is the 2015 Grand Marshal of the St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Flint. Events on Tuesday, March 17, include, at noon, a Mass of St. Patrick at St. Michael’s Church on Fifth Avenue and Saginaw immediately followed by the Irish Family Walk to the McFarlan Park on Saginaw Street, […]

Lady Cavs win district, lose regional thriller

FLUSHING – Carman-Ainsworth had undefeated Flushing on the ropes for the entire second half before finally losing to the 10th-ranked Raiders 59-52 in a Class A girls’ basketball regional semifinal game Tuesday night at Flushing. Before a packed house of 2,500, the Lady Cavs were within 3-5 points of Flushing for most of the last two quarters and pulled within […]

Prosecutor shuts down Hometown for 3 months

FLINT TWP. — Owners of the troubled Hometown Inn motel on Miller Road have avoided a one-year padlocking and struck a deal with Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton to close for three months while making several mandatory improvements. The Hometown Inn has been closed for business since Feb, 26 when Prosecutor Leyton filed a Complaint for the Abatement of Statutory […]

Sports Shorts

Warriors take three-game series FLINT — The Michigan Warriors took all three games of a series with Keystone last weekend. Michigan took the opener Friday 3-2. Tyler Groat’s goal at 12:03 of the second put the Warriors on top 1-0. After Keystone had tied the score at 1-1 heading to the third, Alex Berardinelli netted a pair of goals to […]

Daly supports Proposal 1 millage

Township supervisor neutral on road funding

GENESEE COUNTY — John Daly will be one of the first to admit Lansing’s Proposal 1 plan to fix Michigan roads is a long way from being a cure-all for the state’s deteriorating infrastructure — but, he said, it’s a start. Daly, director of the Genesee County Road Commission, said he supports Proposal 1, which will be on the ballot […]

Boys’ team 12th at state meet

STERLING HEIGHTS – The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ bowling team placed 12th at the Div. 1 state meet at Sunnybrook Lanes in Sterling Heights last Saturday. Only the top eight from the qualifying blocks moved on to the finals round. Canton won the title, Grand Haven was second and Zeeland was third. Jordan Nunn and Caity Cox had qualified as individuals with […]

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