Efforts made to clarify who outside Flint uses city water

FLINT TWP. — Sunridge Apartments on Flushing Road, Bishop International Airport on Bristol Road, the McLaren Hospitality House on Beecher Road and a couple of restaurants on Ballenger Highway were included on a list of water customers outside of the City of Flint that were publicly posted on the city’s website on Friday January 29. Turns out that most of […]

Cavaliers see Lapeer fade in the stretch

FLINT – The first game the Carman-Ainsworth varsity boys’ basketball team played at Saginaw Valley League-South rival Lapeer on Dec. 15 was a close affair that didn’t get settled until the final session of play. Last Friday’s rematch at Carman-Ainsworth followed a very similar pattern as the Cavaliers were only up 16-12 in the first quarter and 23-22 at the […]

Police Sgt. promoted to lieutenant

FLINT TWP. — Township Police Sergeant Kevin Salter was sworn in Tuesday to the rank of lieutenant. Salter’s promotion was approved Monday night by the township board. Salter’s name was submitted by the Civil Service Commission as the next candidate eligible for promotion, said Police Chief George Sippert. He scored highest on a recently administered test for promotion to lieutenant. […]

Bowlers’ title hopes dimmed with loss

SANFORD — Carman-Ainsworth’s title hopes in the Saginaw Valley League boys’ bowling race took a blow last Saturday in an 18.5-11.5 loss to Bay City Western at Northern Lanes. The Cavaliers fell to third place at 7-2, two games behind Davison with three to play. Jordan Nunn, who has the second highest average in the league at 221.6, led the […]

Ceremony honors police officers involved in January 2015 shooting

FLINT TWP. –Six township police officers, two Swartz Creek police officers, three Michigan State Troopers, two Sheriff’s Deputies and one county 911 police dispatcher received special recognition and hearty applause at a recent police department ceremony. Each was cited for the roles they played during an incident on January 23, 2015 in which Flint Township Officer Michael Schuyler was shot […]

Wrestlers fourth at Allen Park

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth wrestlers finished fourth in the Allen Park Invitational last week. The Cavaliers had two champions and four other wrestlers place in the top three. Grayden “Cookie” Hamilton won the 285-pound championship, and Ronald Roland took first at 215. Jacob Yost was second at 112, Damien Wilkes was runner-up at 119 and Clifford Boxley was second at […]

Annual Senior Winter Games underway

FLINT TWP. — The games have begun. After an opening ceremony held on Monday at the Davison Area Senior Center, hundreds of senior citizens across the county are honing their skills in an effort to win medals in the 38th annual Senior Winter Games (SWG). Senior Winter Games are a cooperative effort of the Genesee County Senior Directors Association, all […]

DNR creel clerks collecting angler information

SAGINAW — As the winter fishing season gets under way, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that fisheries staff again will be interviewing them about their fishing trips. The DNR appreciates anglers’ cooperation in obtaining these critical data for fisheries management. DNR creel clerks will, through brief interviews, ask anglers how long they fished, what species they targeted, […]

Voter registration deadline nearing for March primary

Secretary Johnson encourages participation in upcoming election

LANSING — Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents that they have until Feb. 8 to register to vote in the March 8 presidential primary election. “Each vote is equally important, and so I encourage everyone who is not yet registered to vote to do so,” said Johnson, Michigan’s chief election officer. “Voting is one of the foundations of our […]

Saarijarvi shines, but Firebirds skid continues

FLINT – Despite some valiant efforts, the Flint Firebirds lost their 15th game in a row on Saturday night at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center in Flint. Flint lost 5-2 to the Sarnia Sting. Sarnia got it going early and often, opening the scoring just 58 seconds into the game with a goal from Travis Konecny off a […]