Lady Cavs edge Davison girls on the hardwood

DAVISON – The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team improved to 5-1 overall, 3-0 Saginaw Valley League with a 53-39 win over Flint Southwestern. The Lady Cavs took the early 11-5 lead and never looked back outscoring the Knights 16-7 in the second. Flint outscored Carman-Ainsworth 17-16 in the third and both schools scored 10 in the fourth. Destiny Strother led Carman- […]

Carman-Ainsworth places five at Genesee County Meet

DAVISON — The Carman- Ainsworth wrestling team was in action Saturday at the Genesee County Tournament, with multiple wrestlers placing throughout the day. Clifford Boxley took home sixth place in the 119 division, Damion Wilkes won fourth in the 130 division, Kenyon Jackson took home seventh at 140, Matt Durbin was fifth at 189 and Grayden Hamilton was second at […]

In brief

Name change public hearing set for Jan. 12 FLINT TWP. — The next meeting of the Suggestion Committee which is exploring the idea of changing the township’s name, will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 12 at the township hall, 1490 S. Dye Road. The Committee is midway through a fact-finding process and is seeking public opinion on the suggestions […]

Valley Area Agency on Aging is looking for volunteer, centenarian of the year

GENESEE COUNTY — The Valley Area Agency on Aging (VAAA) is looking for a recipient to be given the Volunteer of the Year Award at the VAAA Annual Meeting on March 20. The Volunteer of the Year Award honors the recipient’s service and thanks them for their contributions to seniors and people with disabilities. Candidates for this award must volunteer […]

NORAD ready to track Santa’s journey

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The north American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 61st anniversary of tracking Santa’s yuletide journey. The NORAD Tracks Santa website, www.noradsanta.org, launched Dec. 1, featuring Santa’s North Pole Village, a Christmas countdown, games, activities and more. The website is available in eight languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Chinese. Official […]

Christmas on Sunday

Every year, many churches like this one on Bristol Road, decorate for the holidays with trees, manger scenes and other traditional holiday ornamentation but it only happens once every 5-11 years that churches face the question of holding services when Christmas Day falls on a Sunday. Most recently it happened in 2011 and 2005 but will not occur again until […]

Knights, 4th Degree to host annual New Years Eve Party

DAVISON TWP. — Gary Lehr announced The Newsmaker Band will be featured at the Annual New Year’s Eve Party to be held at 8428 Davison Rd. Doors will open at 8 p.m., Dec. 31, and there will be dancing from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Snacks and adult beverage will be provided and any special beverages are Bring Your Own. Cost per […]

Police clerks hired and retired

FLINT TWP. — Clerical workers are the ‘unsung heroes” of the police department, said Township Police Chief George Sippert at the township board meeting where one worker retired and another was hired to replace her. With the usual cake and resolution sendoff, Chief Sippert and the township board gave special recognition to Lynn Jones, who is retiring after 26 years […]

Twp. boards says farewell to retiring deputy clerk

FLINT TWP. — Former Clerk Kim Courts was on hand to help send off her long-serving deputy clerk Lorri Donovan, who retired last month after 21 years of service. Courts, who recently stepped down after three four-year terms in office, presented Donovan with an engraved crystal paperweight praising her abilities as an able assistant. Township Supervisor Karyn Miller read the […]

In brief

Leadership NOW: second cohort graduates, plans gathering space FLINT — Twelve business and nonprofit professionals graduated today from Leadership NOW, an intensive, year-long leadership development program offered through the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and United Way of Genesee County. The participants have completed 100+ hours of training and 10 hours of oneon one coaching, focused on honing their […]