Township fire chief hanging up his helmet

FLINT TWP. — Several people choked back tears as the Flint Township Board paid an emotional farewell tribute to its fire chief Monday night. After 31 years of service, including the past six as fire chief, John Ringwelski announced his retirement, effective April 23. The board issued a proclamation and held a cake reception in his honor. Assistant Fire Chief […]

Sports Shorts

Holmes to play in Green- White scrimmage EAST LANSING –Former Carman- Ainsworth player and current redshirt sophomore running back Gerald Holmes will be part of Michigan State University’s annual spring game on April 25 at Spartan Stadium at 2:07 p.m. The game will also be broadcast on the Big Ten Network. The Green-White intrasquad game is free to the public […]

League of Women Voters offers voter’s guide for Prop 1

FLINT TWP. — Fresh from a communitywide public forum “What Michigan Voters Need to Know About State Ballot Proposal 15-1” on April 14 at Mott Community College, Linda Hoff, president, League of Women Voters (LWV)- Flint, presented highlights to the West Flint Business Association at its April 15 monthly meeting. Stressing that the LWV is nonpartisan and does not take […]

Carman-Ainsworth tripped by Lapeer

FLINT TWP. — In the race to the top of the Saginaw Valley League-South standings, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity baseball team hosted Lapeer for a doubleheader on April 16 and ended up getting swept 1-0 and 9-1. In the opener, the story was the pitching duel between the Cavaliers’ Austin Jerome and the Lightning’s Logan Walker and Kevin Thompson, which included […]

C-A Ed Foundation auction off to good start

FLINT TWP. — When Peggy Anderson joined the Carman-Ainsworth School Board in 1993, few of the district’s more than 5,000 students qualified for free or reduced lunch prices, said Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff. during remarks at a special event last week. Now, 77 percent of C-As 4,400 students qualify, he said. That difference underscores the need for the Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation […]


TENNIS Lapeer Quad 4-18-2015 Lapeer 19, Swartz Creek 9, Carman-Ainsworth 5, Kearsley 5 Singles No. 1 J’Lynn Corder def. Lindsay Nofs (K) 10-0; def. by Maya Campbell (SC) 10-8 No. 2 Briaunna Hughes def. by Lapeer 10-3; def. Shelby Coates (K) 10-2 No. 3 Dorothy Dollinger def. Meghan Bleck (SC) 10-2; def. by Lapeer 10-3 No. 4 Katie Speaks def. […]

Glass artist hosting fundraiser for Randels Elementary students

FLINT TWP. — Two shopping days remain for anyone who wants to acquire a work of art while supporting a worthy cause. Laurie K. Whisnant, a Michigan artist, is offering a portion of sales from her handcrafted jewelry to support fundraising for a group of students at Randels Elementary School who will be competing in the Odyssey of the Mind […]

April in the D: Tigers red hot, Wings on ropes

The Ole English “D” ball club is red hot here in the month of April. All of us Detroit Tiger fans could have never imagined such a start; I know I didn’t. The starting pitching has been outstanding and this is with Justin Verlander on the shelf nursing his arm injury. The job Shane Greene and Alfredo Simon have done […]

Township road renewal millage on May 5 ballot

FLINT TWP. — Over the past ten years, township officials have spent about $5 million on local road repair, paid for with road millage money, said Township Supervisor Karyn Miller, as part of a reminder that a renewal of the 10-year millage will be put to voters on the May 5 ballot. After reading aloud the language of the ballot […]


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