CAHS students get anti-bullying lesson from extreme sports athletes

FLINT TWP. — Students at Carman-Ainsworth High School watched performances by some of the most successful ESPN X Games extreme sports athletes at an anti-bullying program staged Tuesday in the school parking lot. Sponsored by ASA Entertainment, the U.S. Marines Corps and the Anti- Defamation League “No Place for Hate” initiative, the no-cost-to-schools program is designed to deliver a peer-topeer […]

Golfers open season with loss


OWOSSO – Haywood Petty was medalist with a 41, but Carman-Ainsworth opened its golf season with 183-212 loss to Owosso in a non-league match Monday at Owosso. The host Trojans were led by Jordan Waters with a 43 and Todd Miesler with a 45. Carman-Ainsworth will play in the Lapeer Tuneup on Friday at Metamora Golf and Country Club. – […]

Twp. resident wrongful arrest suit moving forward

FLINT TWP. — A Genesee County Circuit Court judge recently acquitted a township man of criminal charges, clearing the way for his civil suit in federal court to proceed against the township police police department. John David McMorris, now 23, filed the suit in February 2014 claiming his civil rights were violated when he was arrested on Christmas Eve 2013 […]

Sports Shorts

First Tee registration BURTON — April marks the annual return of junior golf registration for many area juniors in our community. Registration for The First Tee junior golf program opened Wednesday, April 1 with summer programming to begin the week of June 15. Summer programs are open to junior golfers between the ages of 5-18 and will be offered at […]

FT board OKs lease pull ahead agreement

FLINT TWP. — The township board approved a lease-pull-ahead agreement that will save a bit of dough. Three-year leases on three Chevrolet Cruzes the township contracted for with Patsy Lou Chevrolet were set to expire in about four months, said Tracey Tucker, economic enhancement director. The lease pull-ahead allows the township to enter a new contract on the currently leased […]

Golf Outings

Golf Outings is provided by View Newspaper Group to give area service clubs, charitable organizations, non-profits, sports booster clubs and other civic and community organizations an opportunity to publicize their golf outings. If your group or club is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for a charitable or community cause, email your outing information to: dnilsen@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to […]

Township board renews trade corridor membership

FLINT TWP. — Three years have passed since the Flint Township Board signed up as one of about 35 participating communities in the I-69 International Trade Corridor Next Michigan Development Corporation (NMDC). The township’s three-year contract with the NMDC has expired, said Township Supervisor Karyn Miller, who presented the board with a choice of renewing for one year or three […]

Masters winner at 21

Fat Guy Corner

The Masters winner, Jordan Spieth, provided very little drama late Sunday afternoon. Spieth played the Augusta National golf course with precision and made zero mistakes to win a green jacket. He actually had a chance to break Tiger Woods’ record of 18-under par but missed a putt on the 18th hole to go 19-under par. Spieth now shares the record […]

In brief

C-A Foundation benefit to help kids on Friday FLINT TWP. — The 1st Annual Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation “Community Auction for Kids” (a silent auction) will take place from 5:30-8:30 p.m, Friday, April 17, at Ruggero’s. 5311 Corunna Road. C-A superintendent Steve Tunnicliff and former superintendent Bill Haley will emcee the evening. The silent auction is being held in honor of […]


Spring is here and Chrysler Fiat celebrated the season by showing off its new vehicles at the 2015 New York International Auto Show. Those attending got to see everything from the world’s fastest muscle cars to the most fuel-efficient pickup trucks to seductive Italian sports cars, said Chrysler Fiat spokeswoman Lisa Barrow. Attendees had the chance to get a close […]