Bristol Road northbound I-75 ramp closed for two weeks

FLINT TWP. — As construction of a traffic roundabout continues on Bristol Road near I -75, Michigan Department of Transportation work crews have laid down ramp construction on the south side of Bristol Road and are now moving to the north side of the road. As a result, beginning at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 14, MDOT planned to close the […]

Cavaliers drop opening SVL match to Lapeer

LAPEER – Carman-Ainsworth dropped a 25-6, 25-14, 25-11 decision to Lapeer in its league opener Tuesday night. The Cavaliers are now 0-1 in the conference and 2-14 overall. Katie Speaks had 11 digs and Angel Eubanks had three blocks for Carman-Ainsworth. The Cavaliers were 0-3 at the Flushing Invitational Saturday. Carman- Ainsworth lost to Flushing 25-5, 25-7, 25-19, lost to […]

Brewfest weekend returns to Lapeer

LAPEER — Join beer lovers from across the state this Saturday, Sept. 17 from 3-10 p.m. at Louie’s Sports Tavern for the fourth annual View Brew Fest. “We’re thrilled to host View Brew Fest again this year,” said View Newspaper Group Brand Manager Emily Caswell. “It’s always a great event for everyone involved, and it allows us to give back […]


GOLF The Cavaliers were third at the Saginaw Valley League Cluster at Flushing Valley last Thursday. Midland won the title with 164, Powers Catholic was second with 180, Carman- Ainsworth third with 199, Midland fourth with 214 and Mt. Pleasant fifth with 222. T’Onia Madison fired a 63, Sloan Barkley carded 63 and Alexis Lowe fired a 73. – L.P. […]

Remembering 9-11

Members of the Flint Township police and fire departments assisted Willowbrook Manor, 4436 Beecher Road, at a lowering the flag ceremony in memory of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Flint Twp. firefighters also attended the Genesee County Firefighters Memorial service on Saturday, to honor firefighters who gave their lives in the line of duty.

Same old ‘new’ Lions

Fat Guy Corner

Okay, by a show of hands in the air, how many of you muttered, “SAME OLD LIONS” after Matt Prater missed the extra point? How many of you said, “only the Lions can lose a game by missing an extra point”? I am guilty on both accounts, as are many of you fans. We have become totally numb when they […]

Twp. board green lights C-A homecoming parade

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Homecoming Week event scheduling will be slightly different this year but still includes a parade, football game and dance. Last week, the Flint Township Board passed a resolution consenting to use of public roads for the parade from 4:15 to 530 p.m. on Friday, October 7. Final approval is granted by the Genesee County Road Commission. […]

Davison snaps streak by beating Carman-Ainsworth

FLINT TWP. — Davison’s varsity football team snapped a five-game losing streak against Carman-Ainsworth in convincing fashion last Friday by trouncing the host Cavaliers, 56-21. The Cardinals were nearly unstoppable on offense as running back Tariq Reid ran for three touchdowns and quarterback Brenden McRill ran for a pair of scores and passed for two more. “Brenden (McRill) is a […]

In brief

WFBA to introduce township board electees FLINT TWP. — After a summer hiatus, the West Flint Business Association resumes its monthly meetings today, Thursday, September 15, from 11:30-1:15 p.m. The group will introduce four new Flint Township board members elected in the August primary election. Also WFBA will announce the recipient of its Don Eve Achievement Award, presented annually in […]



Chevrolet promised to offer the first affordable electric vehicle with 200 miles or more of range and will exceed those expectations when the 2017 Bolt EV goes on sale later this year. With the vehicle’s EPAestimated range of 238 miles, owners can expect to go beyond their average daily driving needs — with plenty of range to spare — in […]