2017-05-04

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 […]

ROUNDUP



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 […]

GOLF OUTINGS



Golf Outings is provided by View Newspaper Group to give area service clubs, charitable organizations, non-profits, sports booster clubs and other civic and community organizations an opportunity to publicize their golf outings. If your group or club is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for a charitable or community cause, email your outing information to: avandaele@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to […]

Distracted driving education and “operation ghostrider” enforcement initiatives unveiled



MICHIGAN – Don’t drive distracted. That is the message from Operation Ghostrider, a statewide initiative focused on distracted driving, that is now in effect. For example, on Thursday, April 27, troopers from the Michigan State Police, Tri-City Post, used an unmarked vehicle, to enforce the campaign along US-10 in Bay County. In a threehour period, troopers issued 26 citations and […]

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2018 CORVETTE CARBON 65 EDITION MARKS MILESTONE

Chevrolet is commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Corvette with a new Corvette Carbon 65 Edition offered on 2018 Grand Sport 3LT and Z06 3LZ models. Limited to only 650 numbered vehicles globally, the distinctive Carbon 65 blends visible carbon-fiber exterior elements — notably, a new carbon-fiber rear spoiler and quarter ducts — with a new Ceramic Matrix Gray exterior […]

MDOT, State Police announce speed limit increases for selected freeway, non-freeway areas



MICHIGAN – A speed limit of 75 miles per hour for portions of I-69 on the outskirts of Genesee County should be in place by mid-November or sooner. In accordance with new state law, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Michigan State Police (MSP) have identified 900 miles of non-freeway state highways for speed limit increases to 65 mph, […]

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