Super Bowl was one of the best ever! No LI

Fat Guy Corner

Super Bowl LI will go down as one of the greatest Super Bowls in the past 51 years of Super Bowls played. The question is, will it be remembered as the greatest comeback ever, or the most epic collapse ever? If you wanted the Patriots to win, it will be the greatest comeback. If you were rooting for the Falcons, […]


High school wrestling teams competed at their league meets on Saturday and began the postseason with team districts yesterday and today before vying for individual district titles this coming Saturday. Div. 1 and 3 meets are tomorrow and Div. 2 and 4 are today. Div. 1 Team Districts for Carman-Ainsworth are today at Saginaw Heritage. For individual districts, Div. 1 […]

Firebirds on three-game win streak

FLINT –The Flint Firebirds cruised past a highly-powered Kitchener Rangers team on Saturday at the Dort Federal Event Center, surprisingly controlling the game, to tie a team-record third consecutive win with the 5-2 victory. It didn’t take long to get started either, as Flint scored less than a minute into the game. Alex Peters passed to Kole Sherwood, who fired […]

Award-winning author and UM-Flint alumnus returns to talk to kids about the power of words

FLINT — Famed children’s author Christopher Paul Curtis and UM-Flint alumnus will return to his alma mater to share his writing and inspirations with fourth-graders from Flint Community Schools Wednesday, Feb. 15. Curtis will host two sessions with students in the UM-Flint Theatre, from 9:30-10:30 and 12:30-1:30. Curtis, who has won numerous awards for his writing, has been publishing his work […]

Group begins deliberations on name change

FLINT TWP. — What are the advantages and disadvantages of converting the township into a city and changing its name? At its Feb. 2 meeting, the township’s Suggestion Committee discussed the pros and cons of converting to a city. At its next meeting on Feb. 23, the group will focus on the pros and cons of only changing the township’s […]

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Two more police officers hired in twp.

FLINT TWP. — The township’s Police Department will swear in its two newest officers at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, February 21 at the police station on Norko Drive. On the recommendation of Police Chief George Sippert, the township board approved on Monday night the hiring of Tanner Beckwith and Nathan Delong as entry level officers, effective Feb. 20. Beckwith and […]

Help alumni group supply basic needs to C-A students

FLINT TWP. — Imagine being a teenager, trying to go to school to learn and achieve a better life, but faced with daily challenges of not having soap, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo and other basic hygiene needs their parents struggle to provide. Coming to the aid of students at Carman-Ainsworth High School and Carman-Ainsworth Middle School is the Cougar Closet – […]

Officers to help raise funds targeting child abuse

FLINT TWP. — “To protect and serve” will have a new meaning at “Tip-A-Cop”, a community event hosted by the Michigan State Police (MSP) to benefit the Weiss Child Advocacy Center. The fundraiser will be held from 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15 at Texas Roadhouse, 4140 Miller Road. MSP has partnered with Texas Roadhouse, along with the Flint Township […]

The hits just keep on coming from CAMS robotics teams

FLINT TWP. — For the third outing in a row. two Carman- Ainsworth Middle School teams scored big to win the Championship and other awards at a VEX Robotics tournament on Feb. 4, at Monroe County Community College. As a result, the two C-A teams — MO’ Peeps and Even MO’ Peeps — are ranked #1 and #2 among all […]