Special Services director moving on

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education has accepted the resignation and said its official goodbyes to Marybeth Goodheart, its longtime director of Student Support and Special Services Staff. Goodheart is moving on to an Early Childhood Services position with the Genesee Intermediate School District but she still will be working with C-A preschoolers as well as others countywide. […]

Cavs trounces NW to stay unbeaten in league play

FLINT – Carman-Ainsworth trounced host Flint Northwestern last Friday, 50-6, for its third straight win of the season in the Saginaw Valley-Blue conference. Seemingly everyone joined in on the fun for the Cavs as 10 different Cavaliers carried the football during a dominant display of ground power and freshman quarterback Dustin Fletcher passed for 129 yards. The Cavaliers also got […]

Bristol Road roundabout construction enters final phase

FLINT TWP. — On Tuesday, September 27, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) was scheduled to reopen the northbound I-75 ramp at Bristol Road and begin constructing the inside lanes of Bristol Road. Traffic has been shifted onto the newly constructed roundabout. This work is part of a $3 million investment to construct a roundabout on Bristol Road adjacent to […]

Firebirds open 2016 season with a 2-1 mark

FLINT – The first weekend of the season arrived in the Ontario Hockey League and the Flint Firebirds were prepared, most recently in a 2-0 shutout over the Owen Sound Attack at the Dort Federal Event Center on Saturday night. The scoring was few and far between but the defense and goaltending displayed their ability to keep the puck out […]

In brief

Name meeting is tonight FLINT TWP. — Township Supervisor Karyn Miller has set a public meeting for 6 p.m. tonight, September 29, to discuss changing the township’s name. Miller convened a committee in 2012 to discuss the issue but it decided not to pursue it. Several residents recently have brought up the issue again, citing negative fallout from the water […]

Tigers have no chance

Fat Guy Corner

The month of September is coming to a close and the Tigers’ season is closing fast. The Tigers will not make the playoffs, as they have faltered down the stretch. The heartbreaking loss to the Kansas City Royals Saturday was a crushing defeat. The ironic part to me was the fact that the bullpen was the culprit. When we look […]

Clinton, Kildee continue to promote support of Flint

FLINT — With a visit and remarks made at the Greater Holy Temple on N. Dort Hwy., and finishing up at the UAW hall on Averill, Chelsea Clinton said she and her mother, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, will continue to be involved and committed to the Flint water crisis. “My mother’s been raising the alarm about Flint for many months […]


CROSS COUNTRY Midland hosted the second Saginaw Valley League Jamboree on Tuesday with the Cavalier boys finishing in ninth place with 280 and the girls were also ninth with 283. Joe Chinkeefatt paced the boys in 45th place in 18:39.90, Wyatt Pangerl was 66th in 19:49.97, Colin Smith was 75th in 21:35.28 and Andrew Stephens was 77th in 22:33.26. Juan […]

St. Paul Lutheran Church and School, McLaren Flint partner for free health fair

FLINT TWP. — The community is invited to a free Family Fun and Health Fair on Saturday, October 1 on the grounds of St. Paul Lutheran Church, 402 S. Ballenger Hwy., Flint, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. rain or shine. Activities will include kid’s games, balloon animals, face painting, music and a bounce house, according to a press release. […]

Tahoe and Suburban are the latest Chevrolet vehicles to receive the Midnight Edition treatment for 2017

Chevrolet is expanding its popular specialty models to include Midnight Editions of its segment-defining Tahoe and Suburban full-size SUVs. With years of heritage to build on, Chevrolet continues to forge ahead in sales and share with these two storied full-size SUV entries. Tahoe retail sales are currently up 18 percent compared to 2015, while Suburban sales are up 30 percent […]