Volunteers joined hands to beautify twp. park

FLINT TWP. — Temperatures were a bit on the chilly side last Saturday morning but a group of 50 volunteers soon warmed up to the annual task of beautifying the township park on Norko Drive. The 8th annual Join Hands Day brought together a diverse group of all ages including the Faith Missionary Church Youth Group; 4-H Country Clovers, members […]

Cavaliers win three games

MIDLAND – After taking leads of 2-0 in the first inning and 6-1 in the third, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity baseball team scored five more runs in the fifth to beat Midland Dow 11-1 on Monday in the first game of a doubleheader. Going 2-for-4 with two runs and one RBI in the Saginaw Valley League crossover contest was Jawanza Edwards, […]

Register of Deeds office releases statement regarding misuse of technology fund

GENESEE COUNTY – The Genesee County Register of Deeds office alleges misuse of the technology fund to pay for employee wages and unauthorized purchases in a news release sent out by County Clerk John Gleason last week. Gleason said the Genesee County Commission has been “pillaging” money reserved for updating technology in his office. In accordance with Public Act 698 […]

Cavaliers fall to Midland Dow in Valley softball

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth softball hosted Midland Dow on Monday in Saginaw Valley League action and lost to the Chargers in both ends of the twinbill, 9-6 and 21-3. In the opener, Sarah Thurston had two hits while Jada Black and Madison Cox each registered one. Mikaila Garrison, Thurston, Ally Dittenber and Alexis Ritchie had a hit apiece in the […]

Karegnondi project on schedule, under budget

GENESEE COUNTY — When construction began on the Karegnondi Water Authority (KWA) pipeline in June 2013, no one could have foreseen that before its completion the area it serves would be the site of one of the worst public health crises in history. Now that KWA is just weeks away from its expected completion, Genesee County drain commissioner Jeff Wright, […]


GOLF The Cavaliers finished ninth in the second Saginaw Valley League tournament of the season Monday, shooting 394 at Fenton Farms, their home course. Tyson Fields carded 89, Aaron Floyd 94, John Karbowski 104 and Ryan Macko 107. Midland was first with 315. Carman-Ainsworth was 10th in the first SVL meeting last Thursday, shooting 417 at Saginaw Valley Golf Course. […]

In brief

Church bake sale coming up at St. George Orthodox FLINT TWP. – A Middle Eastern Luncheon and Bake Sale will be held at St. George Orthodox Church, 5191 Lennon Road, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 26. Take out will be available. For more information, call 810-732-0720. -R.S. Time for spring cleaning (and shredding) FLINT TWP. — Last […]

It’s time to put on your best hats!

Fat Guy Corner

The first Saturday in May means only one thing to us horse racing fans! Yes, it’s Kentucky Derby time once again. The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby will be Saturday at 6:34 p.m. Who will ever forget the drama and excitement of American Pharoah winning the Kentucky Derby last year and going on to win the Triple Crown. American […]

Lead found in drinking water at Carman Park-Baker Academy

FLINT TWP.—Bottled water is being provided for students at Carman Park-Baker Career Academy as a precaution resulting from unacceptable lead levels found in water from one drinking fountain at the school, 3375 Van Campen Drive, according to a parental advisory issued Monday May 2 by Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff. Water testing at all C-A buildings was done over spring break in […]


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