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 […]

A light unto thy path

FLINT TWP. — ATIGroup Energy & Systems Solutions of Flushing is the winning bidder for a project to install path lighting on the Genesee Valley Trail, as a beautification and crime prevention measure. The township board accepted the $6,000 bid for installation of solar-powered lighting on the trail from the Graham Road bridge in each direction. The lighting fixtures will […]


Regional No. 8-1 5-14-15 at Greater Midland Tennis Center Team scoring: Midland Dow 30, Traverse City Central 24, Grand Blanc 17, Holt 9, Saginaw Heritage 7, Traverse City West 6, Lapeer 5, Grand Ledge 4, Carman Ainsworth 2, Davison 0. Carman-Ainsworth results Singles No. 1 J’Lynn Corder def. Blake Clements (L) 6-1, 6-3; def. by McKenna Root (Dow) 6-1, 6-0 […]

Math meets art

This wooden bench configured and built by students in Alan Lichtenberg’s math class was a more non-traditional art form among those on display last week at the Carman-Ainsworth Middle School Art Fair. See the Living page for some of the more traditional student art exhibited.


BASEBALL In the first doubleheader of a 10-game home stand to end the regular season, Carman-Ainsworth defeated Saginaw Valley League-South and Genesee County rival Davison 6-4 in game one last Thursday. The story for the Cavs in this one was Austin Jerome earning the complete-game win after allowing three earned runs on 10 hits and two walks with two strikeouts. […]

Honor Roll

FLINT TWP. — Students and teachers at Carman-Ainsworth High School were singled out recently for special recognition outside the district. At the 53rd annual Michigan Youth Arts Festival in Kalamazoo on May 8, CAHS theater teacher, Delynne Miller received the Touchstone Award for Excellence in Arts Education, presented by the Michigan Educational Theater Association (META). Touchstone Award recipients are recognized […]


Chevrolet last week introduced the 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition a road-going, track-capable homage to the Corvette Racing C7.R racecars. It’s offered in Corvette Racing’s signature yellow livery – or black – with coordinated exterior and interior accents. Only 500 examples of the C7.R Edition will be built and all will include the Z07 Performance Package with carbon ceramic brakes, […]

Molina to acquire some assets of HealthPlus

FLINT TWP. — Hitting a 60-day deadline set on March 15 by state insurance regulators, HealthPlus of Michigan announced on May 15 that it will sell its Medicaid and MIChild assets to Molina Healthcare of Michigan Inc. In mid-March, the Michigan Department of Financial and Insurance Services (DIFS) gave Flint-Township based HealthPlus two months to find a financial partner to […]

In brief

Church hosting luncheon fundraiser FLINT TWP. — The Middle Eastern Luncheon and Bake Sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 28 at St. George Orthodox Church, 5191 Lennon Road. The menu includes cooked kibbee, green bean stew and rice, hummus, salad, pita bread, dessert, coffee and iced tea. Vegetarian plates also are available. The cost […]