2016-03-17

Party hats



There were a lot of cats in hats at school recently as Carman- Ainsworth’s pre-k students celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss. The beloved author and illustrator wrote some 60 children’s book including “The Cat in the Hat” which introduced the cat wearing the iconic red and white striped hat; “Green Eggs and Ham,” and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” […]

Happiness isn’t…



The people who know me well might scoff loudly when I say I’m always attempting to better myself. My diet is not the healthiest, I’m prone to self-doubt and the whole “working out” thing has never been for me. So, in all fairness, it’s easy to see how friends and family might take the sentiment with a grain of salt. […]

C-A schools sell refunding bonds



FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth Community Schools last week announced the successful sale of its 2016 Refunding Bonds in the amount of $6,805,000, resulting in nearly a half-million dollars in savings, according to a press release from the school board. The Bonds are being issued for the purpose of refunding the School District’s outstanding 2006 Refunding Bonds and to pay […]

39th annual Flint Camper, RV Show this weekend in Flint




FLINT – Eons ago, men and women rubbed sticks together to start fires and slept on the cold, hard ground. Thankfully, camping has become a lot easier – and comfortable — in the 21st Century. Beginning today, the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) invites those with a passion for the outdoors to see just how cushy camping […]

Synagogue sold in twp.




FLINT TWP. — After more than 40 years of serving the community and about four years on the market, the Congregation Beth Israel Jewish synagogue, 5240 Calkins Road, is charting a new course. The building which houses a temple, school and kitchen is being sold. Last week, the Flint Township Planning Commission approved a site plan from Charter School Property […]

In brief



Free Easter Egg Hunt FLINT TWP. — Wildwind Community Church, 6020 Corunna Road, will hold its annual Easter Eggstravaganza from 1-3 p.m. March 26. There will be games, prizes, face painting, a free Easter Egg Hunt and fun for the entire family. Concessions sold will benefit the Teen Mission Trip. Parents must accompany children at all times. — R.S. MCC […]

Send in the moms to fix presidential race



I f only this could happen in the GOP presidential race … “This session of the Mommy Tribunal will now come to order. Bring in the defendant.” An older man with unusual hair is led in. “State your name.” “Donald J. Trump, and I demand to know what’s going on here. I’m told I’m going to a rally, I show […]

FYSO to perform Bon Voyage Concert



FLINT – The Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert on March 20 at 3 p.m. to preview musical selections they will perform on their tour of France in April. The concert will be held at The Whiting; tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students and may be purchased online or at the door. tickets.thewhiting.com/single/ PSDetail.aspx?psn=6759 “We […]

Candidate filing deadlines for 2016 election




FLINT TWP. — The filing deadline for candidates for the township Board of Trustees is just over a month away. Nominating petitions and an Affidavit of Identity are due to the township clerk’s office by 4 p.m. April 19. Also a Statement of Organization (Campaign Finance Act) must be filed at the Genesee County Clerk’s office. Contact township clerk Kim […]

Cavs boys win district title, lose at regionals




OWOSSO – After beating Flushing 61-56 last Friday for the Class A district championship at Flushing, the Carman- Ainsworth varsity boys’ basketball team advanced to regionals on Monday against Saginaw at Owosso. While these two teams did split their regular season matchups, this time the Trojans got out to a 32-21 lead at halftime by sinking a pair of 3-pointers […]