Filing deadline passed for twp. board candidates

FLINT TWP. — There will be at least two new faces on the township board come November, based on the unofficial list of candidates who filed by the April 19 deadline with the Genesee County Clerk election division. The biggest race will be for the township clerk job being vacated by Kim Courts who will be running for county commissioner. […]


SOCCER The Cavaliers lost to Flushing 8-0 Monday. Carman-Ainsworth trailed 5-0 at the half. The match ended with 16:37 left in the second half. The Cavaliers hosted Mt. Pleasant Wednesday. – K.W. TENNIS Carman-Ainsworth 4, Davison 4 No. 1 Singles J’Lynn Corder def Davison’s Kylie Decker No. 4 Singles Dorothy Dollinger def Davison’s Katie Vokach. No. 1 Doubles and No. […]

More on-call firefighters hired in Flint Township

FLINT TWP. — After completing mandatory training, three on-call firefighters are ready for fullfledged duties. On Monday, the township board hired Charles Moran, Scott Webb and Bennie Griggs on a probationary status of one year. They completed and passed 295 hours of fire fighter training at the Genesee County Fire Academy, said Mike Burkley, assistant fire chief. Webb and Moran […]

Cavaliers swept by No. 7 Oilers in baseball

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth hosted the seventh-ranked baseball team in the state Monday and found the Mount Pleasant Oilers every bit as tough as advertised. The Cavaliers managed just one hit in each game and lost the Saginaw Valley League doubleheader 7-1 and 15-0 in four innings. Carman-Ainsworth had no hits in the first six innings of the opener against […]

In brief

Church doing community service work this weekend FLINT TWP. — Central Church of the Nazarene on Bristol Road will be conducting its annual Mission Blitz on Saturday, April 23. The Mission Blitz is an annual service day where church volunteers go out to various sites in the community to perform services such as painting fire hydrants for the township fire […]

Bad blood boils over onto the ice in playoffs

The NHL playoffs have been nasty and bad blood has boiled in a few of these series so far. The Philadelphia-Washington series in game three went into total chaos. The Philadelphia Flyers went way overboard with their on-ice actions, to the point of embarrassment, if you ask me. The actions of the fans was also uncalled for in game three. […]

Police Blotter

Bicyclist killed in Linden Road accident FLINT TWP. — On Sunday, April 17 at approximately 2:10 pm, the Flint Township Police Department responded to a personal injury accident involving a bicyclist on South Linden Rd. between W. Court Street and Calkins Road, according to a press release. A minivan also was involved in the accident. The bicyclist, Michael Sova, 71, […]

Cavs’ fall to Lapeer, Mt. Pleasant in softball

FLINT TOWNSHIP – At home on Tuesday in a Saginaw Valley League makeup game, the Cavaliers lost to Lapeer, 12-2. Both Carman-Ainsworth runs came in the sixth inning while Lapeer added four in the third and three in the fourth to add some breathing room. The Lady Cavaliers hosted Mt. Pleasant on Monday in Saginaw Valley League action, losing both […]

Calling all superheroes

5K to benefit Weiss Child Advocacy Center

FLINT — April 23 is the the race to end child abuse in Genesee County. Run, walk or FLY to the Flint Farmer’s Market and you can be a hero to the children in our community who need help. Help run the town blue in the 5K run at 9 AM or untimed 1K Fun Run for kids and families […]

Got fish?

Fish stocking creates numerous fishing opportunities throughout state

LAPEER COUNTY – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is in the middle of its new fish stocking season, and this spring people will see DNR fish stocking trucks releasing their prized recreational cargo at hundreds of lakes and streams throughout the state. Fish stocking is a valuable tool used by fisheries managers to restore, enhance and create new fishing […]

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