Precincts combined for May 2 election

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Election Commission has approved temporary precinct consolidations for the May 2, 2017 Special Election. All voters in Genesee County are being asked to approve a proposed funding increase of up to $1.86 per month for the 9-1-1 emergency system, for a period ending December 31, 2021. The surcharge increase applies to landline, wireless and […]

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Fun events at district library in April FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township- McCarty Library will present Turn Your Treasures into Cash on April 27 at 6:30 p.m. Guests will learn how to mine their own home for sellable items to make extra money using eBay and other e-commerce sites. The Genesee Valley Center Nonfiction Book Club will meet April […]


A basketful of Easter-themed activities welcomed children to the Central Flint Church of the Nazarene annual Easter Extravaganza which included bounce houses, treasure hunts, face painting, coloring and other games and arts and crafts fun.

Team Buddy holding benefit at Mt. Morris Fire Dept. this month

Team Buddy is the name representing the communities and individuals that have come together in recent months as part of a widespread effort to support the family of Braden Miller – a local student at New Lothrop High School diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine giloma (DIPG), a rare form of childhood cancer. Miller, seven, has received support through several local […]


CAHS Robotics Team “Big MO” wins Livonia District meet, headed to finals this weekend

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth High School Robotics team “Big Mo” was part of a three-team alliance that won the 2017 Livonia FIR ST® Robotics District Competition last Saturday, qualifying them to compete this week in the Michigan FRC State Championship. April 12 – 15, at Saginaw Valley State University. “Going into this (Livonia) event we were ranked 258 in the […]

Lady Cavs drop doubleheader to New Lothrop

FLINT TWP. – In a non-conference battle on Tuesday, the Carman- Ainsworth softball team was unable to get past New Lothrop in either end of the twin bill, 18-3 and 26-16. Morgan Sherrer, Makala McDaniels and Alexis Ritchie each registered hits. “They fought hard but came up short,” said coach Joy Roe. Carman-Ainsworth travels to Lapeer on Monday. – B.P.

Black History Month essay winners announced

FLINT TWP. —The 2017 Black History Month Writing Contest for Carman-Ainsworth students was a tremendous success, said Recco Richardson, Ph.D., sponsor, who announced the first-ever contest in late January, offering cash prizes to the winners. C-A students submitted 81 entries, with more than half of them (56) coming from the elementary schools, Richardson said. The research writing contest asked students […]

Alumni Hockey Tourney returning for seventh year

LAPEER – What started in 2011 and has grown ever since, the annual Mid-Michigan High School Hockey Alumni Tournament, will be held on April 21, 22 and 23 at the Polar Palace of Lapeer and Crystal Fieldhouse in Burton. The tournament has returned for the seventh consecutive year and is getting bigger than ever. In fact, it’s gotten so big […]

CAHS choirs excel at district Choral Festival

Flint water crisis song gets a standing ovation

FLINT TWP. — An “unheard of” standing ovation thanked the Carman- Ainsworth High School Women’s Ensemble after a moving performance of an original song about the Flint Water Crisis, at the Michigan School Vocal Music Association (MSVMA), Choral District Festival. March 27-28 at the Swartz Creek Performing Arts Center. The Women’s Ensemble performed “But a Flint Holds Fire.” a piece […]


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