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 […]

Twp. board hears pros, cons of state Proposal 1

FLINT TWP. — Genesee County Road Commissioner John Daly spoke at the township board meeting Monday night in favor of voting for state Proposal 1. But several dissenters in attendance also spoke during public comment. Passage of the May 5 ballot proposal would raise the state sales tax to seven percent and change the Michigan’s Constitution to reallocate funding for […]


BASEBALL After winning the 2014 conference title with a record of 17-17 overall, 8-2 Saginaw Valley League-South in head coach Steve Faculak’s initial season with the team, expectations are optimistic for the Cavs in 2015. That doesn’t mean this squad isn’t facing some very specific challenges, though, mainly because it lost 10 players to graduation. “Some big losses for us […]

Township board supports Stand Up for Transportation Day

FLINT TWP. — Today is Stand up for Transportation Day, a national event spearheaded by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) in Washington D.C. and sponsored locally by the Flint Mass Transportation Authority (MTA). At MTA’s request, the Flint Township Board passed a proclamation on Monday supporting the April 9 observance. Today, transportation agencies across the country collectively called attention […]


Chevrolet last week introduced the allnew 2016 Malibu – a completely restyled midsize sedan engineered to offer more efficiency, connectivity and advanced safety features than ever. An all-new hybrid powertrain, which leverages technology from the Chevrolet Volt, will help offer a GM-estimated 48 mpg city, 45 mpg highway – and 47 mpg combined, unsurpassed in the segment. The Malibu’s standard […]

Fundraisers set to help Randels students attend


FLINT TWP. — A Go Fund Me page has been set up to help a team from Randels Elementary attend the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals May 20-23 at Michigan State University in East Lansing. Odyssey of the Mind is an international creative problem solving competition challenging participants to find innovative solutions to a variety of technical and performance […]

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