Whiting presents The Kite Runner

FLINT — On March 1 at 7 p.m. The Whiting is presenting The Kite Runner, based on the New York Times best-selling novel by Khaled Hosseini. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in […]

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Genealogical Society plans research trip GENESEE COUNTY – The Flint Genealogical Society is sponsoring a genealogy research trip to the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne from May 10 to 11. Bus fare is $45 for non-members, $40 for members. The cost does not include lodging at the Super 8, which is offering a special group rate, or meals. […]

Three more Cavs to play college football

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth continued its long tradition of sending quality football players to the next level during National Signing day last Wednesday. The school that has produced the likes of Jon Runyan, Brandon Carr, Dan Skuta and Gerald Holmes saw three more players sign college letters of intent at a press conference in the school’s media center. Jaylen Bradley […]

Bowlers sweep Powers Catholic

FLINT – Carman-Ainsworth swept a pair of Saginaw Valley League bowling matches against Powers Catholic on Monday night, winning the boys’ match 30-0 and the girls’ meet 22-8 at B’s Bowling Center. Milton Gibson rolled a 258 game, Jordan Nunn bowled a 238-210 series, Jordan Bair added a 199 game and Wanya Montgomery had a 195, as the Cavaliers remained […]

Thornton Township, Illinois, donates water to Flint Township

FLINT TWP. — Two truckloads of bottled water collected in Thornton Township, Illinois, immediately south of Chicago, hit the highway early Saturday morning, bringing the precious cargo of compassion and relief to Flint Township. You read that correctly. To Flint Township, not Flint. No slight intended to Flint’s beleaguered residents, but Thornton Township’s generous gesture recognized that surrounding communities also […]


The Cavaliers lost to Midland 126-47 and 104-60 against Lapeer at Midland on Friday. Andrew Fox, Wyatt Pangerl, Carson Koegel and Brennan Robertson were second in the 200 medley relay in 2:02.64. Koegel then won the 50 free in 24.20 and was second in the 100 free in 55.49. Robertson, Pangerl, Conner Heaton and Koegel were third in the 200 […]

Funeral Friday for former Supervisor Doug Carlton

FLINT TWP. — Flags at the police and fire stations were being flown at half-mast all week in memory of former township supervisor Douglas Clayton Carlton, 62, who died on Wednesday, February 3. Carlton served as township supervisor from 2006 to 2008. Prior to that he served as township constable from 1992 to 1996, was elected to trustee in 2004 […]

Wrestlers fifth at Valley tournament

SAGINAW – Nine Carman- Ainsworth wrestlers placed and the Cavaliers took fifth as a team in the 14-team Saginaw Valley League tournament Saturday at Saginaw Arthur Hill. Elijah Brandon, Ronald Roland and Grayden Hamilton all took third place as Carman-Ainsworth totaled 118 points. Davison won with 278.5, followed by Bay City Western 219, Lapeer 161 and Midland 158. Behind Carman- […]

C-A board applauds Dye student flag raisers

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth School Board at its February 2 meeting gave special recognition to six Dye Elementary School fifth-grade students for their outstanding work as flag raisers. The students can be counted on to raise and lower the American flag in all types of weather conditions, said Detra Fields, Dye principal. “Faithfully, they take down the flag […]

Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekends: An annual tradition

GENESEE COUNTY – It will be a different event this year for sure, but the Dept. of Natural Resources still encourages anglers of all levels and abilities to take part in the first of two annual free fishing weekends. Aboveaverage temperatures this winter are keeping anglers off the lakes and rivers and safety should always come first. No ice is […]