Ready to bid on fire truck

FLINT TWP. — Going, going gone. By the time this is published, the township fire department could be the new owner of a used fire truck due to be auctioned off on Wednesday, January 18. The 1995 International 4900 Command/Light fire truck is being sold by the Davison Fire Department through Repocast of Flint. It has 18122 miles on the […]

Boys basketball team blows away Powers Catholic

FLINT – Carman- Ainsworth’s game with Flint Northwestern scheduled for Tuesday was canceled due to inclement weather. The game was rescheduled for Wednesday after we went to press. Carman-Ainsworth got off to a quick start and rolled past Powers 74-45 Friday. The Cavaliers turned up the defensive intensity early against the Chargers. “We really got after it defensively,” Carman-Ainsworth coach […]

Old Newsboys roastee happy with outcome of fundraiser

CLIO — Friends came together to talk about the efforts of Chris Hamilton to raise money for Old News Boys – and along the way they took a few comical jabs at the man who has led the local organization for several years now. Hamilton, executive director of the Old Newsboys of Flint, was roasted Jan. 12 at the Clio […]

Lady Cavs remain undefeated in Valley play

FLINT – Freezing rain canceled Carman-Ainsworth’s Tuesday game against Flint Northwestern. The game was postponed to yesterday well after we went to press. Last Friday, Destiny Strother led the Lady Cavs with 20 points in their 56-47 win over Flint Powers at Powers. The win kept the Cavs undefeated Saginaw Valley League record in tact at 4-0 and moved them […]

Police now armed with life-saving OD kits

FLINT TWP. — Township police officers are now better equipped to handle opioids overdosers, thanks to a special kit being carried in patrol cars, said Police Chief George Sippert, in a report to the township board last week. “Beginning at the first of this year, we implemented an opioids prevention program,” Chief Sippert said. About 80 percent of officers have […]


Carman-Ainsworth Clash of Champions 1-14-17 112: Champ. Round 2 – Gavin Monschau (LAP) over Brijesh Kumar (CA) by fall 0:40 119: Cons. Round 1 – Jacob Yost (CA) over Ti’mon Reed (SF) by fall 119: Cons. Round 2 –Jacob Yost (CA) over Sterling Bronson (WW) by TF 20-5 125: Champ. Round 1 –Seth Fillar (FR) over Cheng Yang (CA) by […]

In brief

Catch final performance of middle school play tonight FLINT TWP. — There still is time to catch the final performance of the Carman- Ainsworth Middle School play, “I Wish,” a fairy tale, tonight, January 19, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for adults. Senior citizens and children under 4 are admitted free. — R.S. Benefit for […]

Firebirds suffer pair of close weekend losses

ERIE, Penn. – They came extremely close to completing the comeback, but the Flint Firebirds just couldn’t quite get it done on Saturday at the Erie Otters during a 4-3 shootout loss. The Firebirds overcame a 3-1 second period deficit to force overtime, and eventually, a shootout. The Firebirds wasted no time getting on the board, scoring on just their […]

Sen. Annanich proposes highway renaming bill to honor fallen soldier

Bill will name a section of U.S. 23 ‘Sergeant Joe Johnson Memorial Highway’

LANSING —Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) is continuing his push to honor fallen soldier U.S. Army Sergeant Joe Johnson by re-introducing legislation to rename a stretch of highway in Genesee County after him, according to a press release. Sgt. Johnson was killed in action while serving in Afghanistan in 2010. “Sgt. Johnson willingly put his life on the line […]

Firing up the Crystal Cheeseball again

Fat Guy Corner

The NFL playoffs went six straight games of blowout football games over the weekend. The home teams were 6-0 and winning by large margins. I was thinking that this is the worst playoff football season I can remember in a long time. I also wondered when an underdog and road team will crash this playoff scene. The answer to that […]

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