A few things that are good for a chuckle or two

I love it when I hear something that just makes me laugh uncontrollably. All too often we go through life stressed out about things happening at work, at home and in our daily lives that we don’t take a step back and enjoy the funny things in life. Visually funny things are good for a laugh, but it’s also the […]

DSW opening, hiring by end of month

FLINT TWP. — The wait is almost over for shoe lovers eager to shop at a local Designer Shoe Warehouse store. Signs on the door indicate that the approximately 20,000 square-foot store at 4135 Miller Road will open on April 30. Job openings are posted on the company’s website at careers.dswinc.com. “We typically hire 30-35 associates for a new store,’’ […]

In brief

“Starting a Business” workshop in Flint FLINT — A free workshop on “Starting a Business” will be presented at Kettering University in Flint on April 14 from 5:30- 8:30 pm. “Starting a Business” is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. This introductory workshop covers the process of […]

C-A students give helping hand at food bank

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth High School Varsity Softball team and members of the National Honor Society pitched in to help the Flint Township Senior Center do volunteer work at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan on March 31. “By volunteering, the center gets pounds of food credited to our account for when we shop there for our pantry,’’ […]

Senior Center is hive of activity

FLINT TWP. — To showcase all it has to offer and attract new members, the Flint Township/Carman- Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Road, hosted an Open House on March 23. Refreshments, demonstrations, information, music and prizes were part of the event. The Carman-Ainsworth Chorale singers and Band provided entertainment and Tim Horton’s on Linden Road donated donuts. “It was […]

In brief

Everglades featured at Women’s Club meeting GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Women’s Club will meet Wednesday April 15, for a luncheon served at 12:30 p.m., at the Flint Elks Club, 7177 E. Maple Ave in Grand Blanc. There is a cost of $12 for the luncheon. Everyone is invited to attend even if you are not a member. […]

Carman-Ainsworth’s Lester inks with Arizona Western

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth senior and volleyball player, Deja Lester, signed her national letter of intent to play collegiate volleyball at Arizona Western College last Wednesday. Arizona Western is a Div. 1 junior college that is ranked No. 6 in the nation. Lester is a three-year varsity starter at Carman Ainsworth where she earned all conference honorable mention in 2012, […]


BASEBALL MT. MORRIS — On April Fool’s Day the Cavaliers traveled to Genesee Area Conference- Red rival Mt. Morris for a pair of non-conference contests and won the opener 5-1. Earning the complete game victory for the Cavs was pitcher Austin Jerome with one run allowed on four hits and Leon Bell had two hits and two runs. In the […]

Prevent child abuse

Two pinwheels spin in the wind on this sign in front of Dillon Elementary School in Burton, in observance of April as Child Abuse Prevention Awareness month. Dillon and Dye elementaries in the Carman-Ainsworth School District have partnered with the Weiss Advocacy Center in Flint for its annual Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign. Pinwheels for Prevention began as a grassroots effort […]

Up in flames

Fat Guy Corner

I predicted Kentucky would win it all and go 40-0! Another prediction down in a three ball of flames. Wisconsin took care of the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday night and sent them packing from the NCAA tournament. Kentucky finished at 38-1, a darn good season, but yet a couple wins short of perfection. The Badgers played a terrific game to […]