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Citizens for Animal Rescue to hold fundraiser Oct. 31 MONTROSE — The first Halloween Dog Costume Competition fundraiser is being held to purchase items for a K-9 care package to be sent to a military dog currently serving in the Middle East, Oct. 31, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will be held at Montrose Orchards, 12473 Seymour Rd. Registration […]

Crowning glory

My’a Smith and Isaac Young, both seniors, were crowned Homecoming Queen and King during halftime festivities at the Carman-Ainsworth High School Homecoming game on October 9. M’ya and Isaac were the top vote getters in a field of five candidates who vied for the coveted crowns.

Bill and Ted’s excellent adventure

It was beautiful day Sunday morning, the colors of fall trying to cling to the trees long enough to give us the full palette all at once, orange, brown, green, red and yellow. My dog Ted is a mutt. He’s a lab/ retriever mix, and we thought he perhaps had a little chow-chow in him because of his black-spotted tongue, […]

Flint Township board approves tax collection

FLINT TWP. — As required by law, the township board passed a resolution for collection of its total authorized tax levy for December 1, 2015 including millages for operating, roads, fire, police and public safety. Per township assessor William E. Fowler, they are: 4.6423 mills for Operating 0.5000 mills for Road Improvement 0.2500 mills for Fire Equipment 0.5000 mills for […]

Leaders in action

Carman-Ainsworth volleyball coach Barb Hurand conducts a roundtable discussion on leadership through social media during Wednesday’s Genesys Athletic Club/Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame Leadership Mentoring Program in Grand Blanc. The club hosted some 220 student-athletes representing 24 local high schools in a morning long program designed to help student-athletes improve their leadership skills as an athlete, in the […]

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Patrol cars now carry stuffed animals to comfort children

FLINT TWP. — One of the newest additions to the Flint Township Police patrol staff is furry, cute and comforting. The Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce has donated new teddy bears to law enforcement and first responders around Genesee County, said Police Chief George Sippert. “These are the nicest bears we have ever seen,’’ Chief Sippert said of the individually […]

Cavaliers finish 12th in regional golf

DAVISON – Carman-Ainsworth finished 12th in the Div. 1 golf regional last Thursday at Davison Country Club. The Cavaliers totaled 467 on a difficult course, while playing in the toughest regional in the state. No. 1-ranked Rochester won the team title with 317, No. 2 Lake Orion was second with 333 and No. 9 Davison was third with 335. The […]

Water Drive for Flint Schools draws big response

FLINT TWP. — Bottles of water and cash donations poured into Genesee Valley Center shopping mall last Friday for a community Bottled Water Drive to supply drinking water for students in Flint Community Schools. Flint Superintendent Bilal Tawwab requested help after tests showed high levels of lead in Flint municipal water, making it unsafe to drink. “The drive was incredible! […]

Cavaliers wax Wolves on homecoming

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth scored three touchdowns in the first six minutes and went on to whip Bay City Central 40-0 in a Saginaw Valley League-Red football romp last Friday at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School. The Cavaliers took a 27-0 lead into the halftime homecoming activities and capped the rout with a 101-yard interception return for a touchdown by Cahlil Brownlee […]

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WFBA to hear about economic development FLINT TWP. — Janice Karcher, vice president of the Economic Development Action Group for the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the West Flint Business Association, from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21 at the Valley Family Restaurant, 5009 Miller Road at […]