2017-03-23

A musical good time



Carman Ainsworth Middle School Theater staged a colorful production last week of the musical “The Trials of Alice in Wonderland.” The plot involved poor Alice reliving the wellknown events of the famed adventure to try to defend herself against charges of growing and changing. Directed by CAMS teacher Alan Lichtenberg, the student cast of characters was as follows: Queen of […]

Financial Plus to award students with scholarship



FLINT — Financial Plus Credit Union will award two students with a $1,000 scholarship and the application period is now under way. High school students graduating in 2017 with a 3.0 GPA or a current full-time college or university student with a 3.0 GPA can apply until May 2. The candidate must complete the application with a short essay (500 […]

Senior center drainage repairs put out for bid




FLINT TWP. — The township board is seeking bids to fix drainage issues at the Senior Citizens Center, 2071 S. Graham Road. Plans also call for relocating the trash dumpster to alleviate damage to the parking lot caused by the heavy garbage trucks. Problems at the center, which shares the building with the Genesee District Library, first came to the […]

C-A Education Foundation hosting fundraisers



FLINT TWP. — A busy time is ahead for the Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation which is planning three fundraisers over the next few months. The first is the 3rd Annual CAEF Silent Auction and Raffle, to be held 5:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, April 28 at the Flushing Valley Country Club, 1124 E. Main Street in Flushing For tickets, which are $25, RSVP […]

No injuries in trailer park fire



FLINT TWP. — At about 1 a.m. Sunday March 19 Flint Township firefighters responded to a call from 911 about a trailer fire at the Estates of Genesee Valley on Elms Road, according to Assistant Fire Chief Mike Burkley. On arrival, they found fires in three vacant trailers, owned by the park. The center trailer was heavily involved and was […]

Baker College teams take first and third places at state cyber defense championship



FLINT TOWNSHIP — Cyber defense teams from Baker College’s Flint campus won first and third places at the Michigan Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. The first-place team advanced to the Mid-West Regional contest in Chicago, March 17-18, placing fourth in a field of 10. Members of the Michigan championship team are: • Jeffrey Matter, of Clyde, Ohio, team captain. • Noah […]

C-A Dye Elementary School awarded free water fountains



FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth’s Dye Elementary is among 23 schools in the state that will soon have two new water fountains/bottle filling stations thanks to a grant from the Delta Dental Foundation (DDF), according to a press release. Dye was among the winners of the DDF’s $100,000 Rethink Your Drink: Water’s Cool at School program, designed to encourage children […]

Baker helps raise awareness of cyber threats at March 29 small business workshop



FLINT TOWNSHIP — The cyber defense program at Baker College’s Flint campus will be highlighted at a free workshop presented by the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC), 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 29. The workshop, titled “Small Business, Big Threat: Cyber Security Awareness,” is intended to raise awareness of cyber threats to small businesses. “We turned to Baker […]

Robotics Team places at district competition



FLINT TWP. -— The Carman-Ainsworth FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition) Team 314 competed March 10-11 at the Kettering University FIRST® Robotics District Competition with 39 other team from around the state to earn points to qualify for a spot at the Michigan FRC State Championship, according to a press release. This was their first competition this year. The ranked sixth overall […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, presents Red Sun Rising, March 31, with special guests No Resolve and Kaleido. Tickets are $12 in advance. Sponge will perform April 7, with special guests Ballz Deluxe, Dead in 5 and Spiral Crush. Tickets are $15 in advance. Tickets are available online at […]