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 […]

Construction approved by Planning Commission

FLINT TWP. — Site plans for two new builds were approved last week by the township Planning Commission. One will be a 4,000 square-foot stand-alone PureSleep retail store to be built on a vacant lot at Miller Road, next door to the Best Buy building. The other is two 8,000 square foot buildings for a Medical Office Complex to be […]

Sports Shorts

46th Annual Best Ball Tournament BURTON – IMA Brookwood Golf Club in Burton will kick off the 2017 golf season with the 46th annual IMA Two-Person Best Ball tournament on April 29 and 30. The field will be flighted after the first day of play and tee times will begin at 9 a.m. both days with players going off both […]

In brief

Register for youth baseball FLINT TWP. — Registrations are being taken for the Carman-Ainsworth Youth Baseball League. Friday, April 21 is the deadline for youngsters ages 7-16 who will play May 30- June 20 on Tuesday and Thursday at the middle school. The cost is $90 for helmet and pants. For younger children, ages 3-6, the T-Ball registration deadline is […]


Polar Palace ARTIC RINK9:15 a.m. — Fenton 18+ vs. Durand 18+10:30 a.m. — Flint Central 40+ vs. Sw. Creek 40+11:45 a.m. — Clio 18+ vs. Grand Blanc 18+1 p.m. — Lapeer West 18+ vs. Goodrich 18+2:15 p.m. — Swartz Creek 40+ vs. Powers 40+3:30 p.m. — Swartz Creek 30 + vs. Lapeer West 30+4:45 p.m. — Goodrich 30+ vs. Kearsley […]

Flint & Genesee Job Fair to provide access to employers, community resources

GENESEE COUNTY — More than 20 employers looking to fill entry-level positions will meet with job seekers during the Flint & Genesee Job Fair, to be held Friday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Baker College of Flint. Check-in will be located at the student center. In addition to on-site interviews, the job fair – open to […]


The Cavaliers opened their 2017 season last Wednesday with a loss to Holly. Carman-Ainsworth shot 198, but it was not enough to beat Holly’s 179. The top golfer for the Cavaliers was John Karbowski, who shot a 46. Carman-Ainsworth will be back in action next Thursday during a Saginaw Valley League meet at Saginaw Valley Public Golf Course. – A.V.


RICHARD VINCENT COOPER passed away peacefully early in the morning of Friday, February 17, 2017 with his son, Kevin and daughter-in-law, Suzanne at his side, in their home, in Valencia, CA. Richard, “Dick”, had called the Flushing/Flint area his primary home along with his late, long-time girlfriend Margret “Marge’ Connor for the past 20 years. This past October, Dick suffered […]


GIRLS: Carman-Ainsworth/Davison took a 14-1 loss to Midland Dow at home last Thursday. Captain Kenzie Wagner got the lone goal while goaltender Kait Abdell registered 18 saves. “The team’s playing has improved since their first game,” said coach Christina Wills. Last Tuesday on the road, the girls lost to Fenton, 14-2. Wagner scored once, as did Sarah Bradsher. – B.P.