2017-04-20

Major road construction underway on Linden Rd.



FLINT TWP. — Road construction crews have rolled out the orange barrels to start nearly seven months of reconstruction work on Linden Road between Lennon and Calkins Roads. The project began Monday, April 17, and is targeted for completion on November 10. Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route or plan for delays while traveling Linden Road. The project, […]

Volley for Mollie working for cancer patient



FLUSHING — Volley 4 Mollie started in 2013 in order to help Mollie Moquin, who was battling Ewing Sarcoma cancer. Mollie passed away Feb. 11, 2015, however her memory will live on as our community comes together to help other children who are facing a medical illness. This year, they are hosting volley for Mollie in honor of Ashlynn Faber, […]

Twp. board OKs new police dog purchase




FLINT TWP. — By mid-summer, the township will be served by two canine police officers. Gunner, the current police dog, has been on duty since 2011 and will need to retire from service in about two years, said Police Chief George Sippert. The township board approved Chief Sippert’s request to add a second dog to the staff. “This will allow […]

Phillips to speak at church



FLINT TWP. — Holy Spirit Encounter with Pastor Dr. Ron Phillips from Abba’s House, the mega church in Hixson, Tenn., May 15-17 at 7 p.m. will have a nightly praise and worship service with teaching and preaching from Phillips. These will be shown at Glad Tidings Tabernacle, 4475 Linden Rd. Since 1979, Dr. Ron Phillips has been senior pastor of […]

Twp. board sets public hearing for Brownfield Redevelopment




FLINT TWP. — Two vacant trailer parks where the concrete pads and wiring still are in place is one example of a distressed township property that could benefit from Brownfield Redevelopment, said Tracey Tucker, township economic enhancement director. No longer just a means to clean up contaminated sites, Brownfield Redevelopment can be used for environmentally distressed, functionally obsolete and other […]

Kidney cancer support group to meet May 10



FLINT — This is the 10th year of the Kidney Cancer Support group. All programs are open to the public. They meet at the Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, Robt. T. Longway Blvd. The next meeting is May 10, from 1-3 p.m. with Dr. Mark Roby, “Survival Skills for cancer patient.” Details: Call 810 232-8233 or 810-762- 8226. — G.G.

C-A Foundation Silent Auction is next week



FLINT TWP. — The Carman Ainsworth Education Foundation (CAEF) Silent Auction & Raffle for Kids, now in its third year, serves two purposes – to raise funds for school projects and to honor a select group of people who have provided outstanding service and commitment to C-A students, parents, and staff. Prepaid tickets are $25 each with payment and RSVP’s […]

Cavaliers lose to Lapeer in baseball




LAPEER – Carman-Ainsworth traveled to Lapeer on Monday, dropping both games in the doubleheader.; Lapeer’s Ryan Frack threw a perfect first game, facing 21 batters with two strikeouts, no runs and no walks to beat Carman-Ainsworth 3-0. Lapeer scored runs in the first, third and seventh innings with five hits total. In the second game, the Cavaliers fell 5-1. Both […]

EDC taking care of twp. business




FLINT TWP. — The township Economic Development Corp. (EDC) is up and running with several irons in the fire. The EDC is again actively pursuing economic development projects after many years of being an inactive body that met once a year in May to fulfill legal obligations. Members include Don Thompson, chairperson; John Koegel, Lawrence Ratliff, Enrique Rodriguez, Grace Glass, […]

Softball team shut out by Lapeer



LAPEER – The Lady Cavs traveled east to Lapeer on Monday and lost both games of the Saginaw Valley League doubleheader, 11-0 and 18-0. In both games combined, Carman-Ainsworth recorded just two hits. The game was scoreless after the first inning of the opener but Lapeer exploded for 10 runs in the second.; The Lightning then struck 17 runs in […]