2015-05-21

Art Appreciation




FLINT TWP. — Students at Carman- Ainsworth Middle School spend the entire school year exploring their creative side in Kelly Crandall’s art classes. At the end of the year, Crandall combines the cream of the crop into an open exhibit in the Media Center. Parents and others attending the annual CAMS Art Fair last week were treated to a kaleidoscope […]

Tim Horton’s now serving Cold Stone Creamery




FLINT TWP. — Passersby may not have noticed the signs posted outside Tim Horton’s at 1490 S Linden Road, The restaurant is now co-branded with Cold Stone Creamery, a “super premium’’ brand that is said to be made fresh every day. Its signature process is to prepare a customized ice cream creation on a frozen granite stone. Customers choose what […]

In brief



Kildee, Price to speak about helping middle class FLINT — The Progressive Caucus of the Genesee Democratic Party invites the public to a free forum June 8, entitled “Can the income gap be closed”? The event will take place at 7 p.m., at the Kiva auditorium at Flint U of M Campus. United States Con gressman Dan Kildee of the […]

Celebrate Memorial Day in Genesee County



GENESEE COUNTY — Memorial Day weekend is a great time to celebrate those who have served our country, spend time with friends and family and mark the unofficial start of summer. Genesee County is filled with family-friendly fun from parades to fireworks and more. Here’s a look at what’s in store. The Burton Memorial Day Celebration on Monday, May 25 […]

Cavaliers set to face staunch opponents in softball districts



SWARTZ CREEK – Carman Ainsworth’s softball team is in the middle of one of the toughest area brackets in the districts as they open up next Saturday against Swartz Creek, 17-17 overall, 7-7 Metro League. Should Carman-Ainsworth advance, it will await the winner of Div. 1 honorable mention Kearsley, 9-5 Metro, and Flushing, 3-11 Metro, in the district championship game. […]

Baseball districts right around the corner




SWARTZ CREEK — After an up-and-down regular season dominated by running the gauntlet otherwise known as the Saginaw Valley League-South, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity baseball team is getting ready for the district round of the state tournament. While the Cavs’ last district title was in 1993, the talent on this year’s roster could be enough to turn this team’s postseason dreams […]

Senior getting last shot at golf regional




DAVISON – The district tournament is usually the end of the road for the Carman-Ainsworth golf team every year, but maybe it won’t be for Haywood Petty this time. The senior has been the Cavaliers’ top player all four years and has come fairly close to moving on in the state tournament, missing by seven strokes the last two years. […]

Cavs face loaded talent pool in soccer district



LAPEER – There has been a steady improvement in the Lady Cavaliers all season long, which has primed them for their playoff journey. They’ll need that confidence in the loaded No. 12-1 district at Lapeer. Currently at 12-6-3 overall, Creek placed third in the Metro League after shutting out Flushing on Monday, 3-0. Today is the final regular-season game against […]

Road repair funding problems looming in township




FLINT TWP.— Most everyone agrees that many township roads need repair but township board members almost unanimously agree that taking money from the general fund to fix them is not a good idea. As a result, two road-repair proposals failed last week. One rejected proposal was a joint funding project on West Maple Road and the other was a previously […]

Cavs fourth in regional track




DAVISON – Carman-Ainsworth finished fourth in the team standings and qualified several athletes for state, but it could have been so much better for the Cavaliers at last Friday’s Div. 1 regional meet at Davison. The Cavs were missing five athletes for disciplinary reasons, three of whom would have been key contributors in the scoring. Two were in the three […]