Twp. officers among MCC’s Law Enforcement Winter Class graduates

FLINT— Justin Dieck and John Roland, two recently hired Flint Township police officers, were among the 12 recruits who graduated May 4 from the Mott Community College (MCC) Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA). Chief Terence Green of the Mt. Morris Police Department was the keynote speaker in a ceremony held at the MCC Event Center on the main campus, […]

Cavs swept by Bay City Central

BAY CITY – The Carman-Ainsworth softball team was at Bay City Central on Monday and couldn’t stop the Wolves’ potent offense in a pair of Saginaw Valley League losses, 14-4 and 15-0. In the opener, Morgan Sherrer racked up three hits while securing seven catches in centerfield. With two hits each were Jada Black and Makala McDaniels. The nightcap saw […]

School bus driver shortage creating issues

FLINT TWP. — A bus driver shortage is causing some scheduling and transportation issues for Carman-Ainsworth Schools. In an April 27 letter to parents, Superintendent Eddie L. Kindle said the transportation department is experiencing late arrivals and departures for school buses. “This letter is to make you aware that we are experiencing some challenges in our transportation department with respect […]

Bay City Central sweeps Cavaliers in baseball

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth dropped both ends of Monday’s baseball twinbill against Bay City Central. The Cavaliers fell 2-1 in the first game, collecting only two hits. Bay City Central won big in the second game with a 10-3 final as Carman-Ainsworth struggled to find the plate while pitching, walking 10 batters and allowing two runs off loaded bases. The […]

C-A FIRST Robotics Team 314 finishes season at world championship

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth FRC (FIRST Robotics C ompetition) Team 314 completed a successful season with an appearance in the FIRST® Championship from April 26-29 in St. Louis, Missouri. Team 314, also known as Big MO, was one of 407 teams from around the world that competed in the event at Edward Jones Dome and America’s Center, according to […]


GOLF The Cavaliers traveled to Coyote Preserve on Monday, placing 20th in the Genesee County Tournament with a 452. Flint Powers Catholic placed first with a 321 in the small-schools division and Grand Blanc had a 339 to finish in second overall, but first in the large-schools division. Lake Fenton and Lapeer shot a 346 to share third. John Karbowski […]

Rotary honors Students of Month

FLINT TWP. — Ocher Benson and Chelsea Pearson were recognized by the Genesee Valley Rotary Club as the Carman-Ainsworth High School Students of the Month for March and Leticia Silva and En’Dea Haygood was chosen for the month of April. Ocher transferred to C-A from Flushing in September and is graduating with honors. She is a member of Chorale, a […]


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Sneller bill to help townships afford mosquito abatements

LANSING — State Rep. Tim Sneller (D-Burton) introduced House Bill 4573 on April 27 that would allow townships to establish a special assessment ordinance for mosquito abatement. This bill comes in response to a mosquito problem that Mundy Township has experienced for years and, in the last year, has addressed by spraying throughout the township as part of a one-year […]

Derby pick put me in poor house

Fat Guy Corner

The Kentucky Derby left the Fat Guy’s pockets with nothing but lint. The money came out of the pocket and nothing went back in. I went in on McCracken and Irish War Cry! The “Cry” only came from my eyes, as Always Dreaming got the job done. I did say in last week’s article that Always Dreaming was training very […]