2017-04-06

CAMS National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony



FLINT TWP. — Seventy-two new members were welcomed into the Carman-Ainsworth Middle School chapter of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) in an induction ceremony on Monday, March 27 at 7 p.m. in the CAMS auditorium. The ceremony was led by 8th grade members of the NJHS. After the ceremony, a small reception was held to celebrate the accomplishments of […]

2017 Spring Home & Garden Show



In brief



Yard waste collection starts today in township FLINT TWP. — Compost and yard waste collection will resume on Thursday April 6 and continue weekly through Nov. 30. Items in marked containers or brown yard waste bags should be left on curb by 7 a.m. along with regular trash and recyclables. For more information call 1-877-609- 6753. — R.S. EDC meeting […]

Firebirds drop game five, lose first-round series to Greyhounds




SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The magical turnaround season for the Flint Firebirds came to an end at the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie last Friday as the Greyhounds put up the largest win of the series to eliminate the Firebirds from the Ontario Hockey League playoffs, 6-1. Flint was only able to get a victory in game two […]

Help is on the way




FLINT TWP. — The township board has approved conditional offers of employment for seven on-call firefighters. Twelve applications resulted from the department’s aggressive efforts to beef up the roster, including a mass mailing of 12,000 notices, posters and street signs, Seven of those applicants were accepted including one with experience, said Assistant Fire Chief Mike Burkley. Joshua Allison, who already […]

Track & Field



SVSU Indoor Invitational 3-22-17 Carman-Ainsworth BOYS 200 – 15. Randall Broome 23.77. 400 – 8. Marshall Brooks 52.16, 14. Trent Barron 54.24. 800 – 33. Tom Taylor 2:18.34. 1,600 – 56. Jack Carter 5:16.76. 1,200 relay – 6. (Aaron Williams, Barron, Brooks, Jaylen Smith) 2:36.02. 2,400 relay – 5 (Barron, Brooks, Williams, Deion Hickman) 6:03.8. Shot put – 11. Romeo […]

Shredding day coming



FLINT TWP. — It is time to start gathering up your confidential papers to be turned into confetti on Township Shredding Day. In recent years, a special shredding truck has come in twice a year, in the spring and fall, to shred confidential documents. Each resident is allowed to bring two boxes of papers. The truck will be located in […]

Tar Heels saved my bacon

Fat Guy Corner

I can proudly say I redeemed myself over the Final Four weekend! The North Carolina Tar Heels and the Gonzaga Bulldogs made me look good by advancing to the national championship game. The fact that I picked the North Carolina team to win 71-66 in the title game also feels good. The actual final score was 71-65 North Carolina! I’ll […]

Flint man charged with kidnapping in drug case



FLINT TWP. — On Friday, March 31, at approximately 10:47 pm, the Flint Township Police Department responded to a reported kidnapping at Flint Heights Terrace, 3064 Miller Road, according to a press release. Officers learned that a 58- year-old male City of Flint resident had been abducted at gunpoint as a result of an outstanding drug debt. Further investigation led […]

Spring Sports Preview



BASEBALL The Cavaliers have three key players they will need to replace this season. All three were captains. Carman-Ainsworth does benefit from having a veteran infield but the outfield will be much younger. Catcher Sean Jerome will take the place of All-District backstop Cooper Betancourt. The Cavaliers’ pitching staff will be led by senior Aaron Gagnon and junior Chase Matusik. […]