In brief

MSF approves business expansions, community revitalization projects LANSING — A wide range of projects including business expansions and community revitalization projects around the state, additional funding for the American Center for Mobility, and support for entrepreneurship received Michigan Strategic Fund approval today, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced. The projects are expected to generate a total capital investment of nearly […]

Fire department restocked on free smoke alarms

FLINT TWP. — A free smoke alarm is available to anyone who requests one, said Assistant Fire Chief Mike Burkley. That is due to a partnership formed a few years ago with the American Red Cross’ Home Fire Campaign, which aims to reduce the number of fire-related deaths and injuries by 25 percent by 2020. The Red Cross is among […]

Cavaliers’ boys compete in pair of Saginaw Valley golf jamborees

DAVISON — The Cavaliers’ boys’ golf team competed in the second Saginaw Valley League Jamboree on Monday, placing seventh overall with a 390. The match, held at the Davison Country Club, was plagued with rainsoaked fairways and greens, making play difficult throughout the day. Flint Powers Catholic placed first with a 302, Midland was second with a 336 and Lapeer […]

Softball team rained out

FLINT TWP. — The Cavaliers’ twin bill at Midland Dow on Monday was postponed due to rain. Carman- Ainsworth hosted Flint Southwestern on Wednesday, following press deadlines, and welcomes Saginaw today. – B.P.

Special celebration

A full house turned out for the 3rd Annual Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation Community Auction & Raffle for Kids 2017 which offered a chance to win numerous goods and services donated by local businesses including jewelry, signed sports memorabilia, spa, golf and other valuable gift certificates, boxes and packages. Honorees were Bonnie Haffajee, Benjy Jones and Lisa Koegel. The event was […]

It’s time for the Derby!

Fat Guy Corner

The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby is Saturday on NBC with the post time roughly around 6:34 p.m. The Fat Guy, for those of you who don’t know, loves his horse racing. I have correctly picked the last three Kentucky Derby winners. When thinking back in 2014 it was California Chrome and in 2015 it was American Pharoah. Pharoah […]

C-A activist teacher finalist for NEA award

FLINT TWP. — Jessyca Mathews, a Carman- Ainsworth High School teacher and coach, is one of seven finalists nationwide for the National Education Association (NEA) 2017 Social Justice Activist of the Year award. Online voting, open to educators, public education allies and partners, will end at midnight, May 30. Vote here: educationvotes.nea.org/2017sja/ NEA will recognize the winner during its annual […]


BASEBALL The Cavaliers were scheduled to face Dow on Monday. The game was canceled due to weather. Last Thursday’s game against Arthur Hill was canceled and rescheduled for Tuesday. Carman- Ainsworth traveled to Saginaw following press deadlines on Wednesday. The Cavaliers host Flushing at home on Friday. – K.R. LACROSSE GIRLS Carman-Ainsworth/Davison traveled to Midland Dow last Thursday and came […]

Towering no-no

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Road Commission (GCRC), in partnership with local governments, is pushing back against companies seeking to erect telecommunications towers in road right-of-ways. Speaking at a recent township board meeting, John Daly, GCRC director, said the road commission has been working diligently with township supervisors, to protect road right-of-ways from the intrusion of cellphone towers. Research […]


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