2017-01-12

Date change for fundraiser to help firefighter with cancer




FLINT TWP. — The Firefighter Paul Roop Benefit Spaghetti Benefit Dinner is being planned for 1-4 p.m. Saturday, January 21 at the VFW Hall-, G-4138 Corunna Road. The original date for the event was changed from January 28 due to a scheduling conflict at the VFW hall. Roop, a 20-year member of the Flint Township Fire Department, was diagnosed with […]

Carman-Ainsworth notches solid win over Goodrich




FLINT TWP. – Destiny Strother scored half of Carman-Ainsworth’s points in the Cavs’ 46-38 win over Goodrich at home Tuesday. Strother scored 22 points and has emerged as the Lady Cavs scoring leader this season. Jessiana Aaron added 11 points. The game was off to a slow start with four points by each team in the first quarter. Both squads […]

Boys basketball team beats Lake Fenton by 17



LAKE FENTON – Carman- Ainsworth put up 25 points in the third quarter and went on to defeat Lake Fenton 60-43 Tuesday. The score was tied 21-21 at the half. Both teams scored 14 points in the fourth quarter. The Cavaliers shot 62 percent from the floor for the game. O’Mari Duncan had 18 points, five rebounds, three steals and […]

Firebirds gain momentum on weekend homestretch




FLINT – It was a solid weekend for the Flint Firebirds in their race for a playoff spot At the Dort Federal Event Center on Saturday, Flint put forth one of the most dominant performances in franchise history with a 7-2 win over the Guelph Storm. Jake Durham opened the scoring for Flint with a breakaway goal just five minutes […]

The end is nowhere near for Miller Rd. lane reopening




FLINT TWP. — Westbound Miller Road over I-75 could remain down to only one lane until October or November, according to an estimated repair completion date from the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The right lane of westbound Miller at I-75 was closed December 21 after the overpass bridge was struck by a semi-trailer truck traveling southbound on I-75. Temporary […]

WRESTLING



1-4-17 CARMAN-AINSWORTH 27 MIDLAND DOW 51 103: Jacob Sweet (MID) over (CA) by forfeit 112: Brijesh Kumar (CA) over Dane DeLong (MID) by fall 119: Jacob Yost (CA) over (MID) by forfeit 125: Kaleb Studebaker (MID) over Cheng Yang (CA) by fall 130: Clifford Boxley Jr (CA) over Sam Korpal (MID) by dec. 6-3 135: Justin Liakos (MID) over Nathan […]

Pond officially named




FLINT TWP. — It’s official. A request has been approved to name a pond on Calkins Road in honor of the family who built and has maintained it for more than 50 years. Genesee County Commissioners Kim Courts (4th district) and Ted Henry (8th district) attended the township board meeting Monday night to officially present a proclamation to Janice and […]

Meet your Wise Chrysler Dealers



Tim Hall, General Manager CLIO – Customers at Randy Wise Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Clio can rest assured that their car-buying experience will be stress-free with the dealership’s new general manager Tim Hall, who makes it a point to take care of his customers and incorporate personalized service into each sale. Hall, 49, of Fenton, has been selling cars […]

More police officers hired




FLINT TWP. — That’s two done and five to go with the hiring Monday of John Roland and Justin Dieck as uncertified entry level police officers, effective Jan. 17. Starting on that date, both will attend the Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy at Mott Community College, said Police Chief George Sippert. Both are currently employed as a corrections deputy with […]

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