Brownfield Development Authority OK’d

FLINT TWP. — The old K-mart site on Miller Road, abandoned gas stations and trailer parks and a defunct glover factory on Flushing Road all were mentioned as potential redevelopment targets in a discussion prior to the township board approving the creation of a Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (BRA). Prior to a public hearing, Janet Michaluk, Brownfield coordinator for the Michigan […]


BASEBALL Carman-Ainsworth was swept by Bay City Western on Monday, losing the first game 3-2 and the second 15-2. In the early game, the Cavaliers took a 2-0 lead in the third inning. Bay City Western added one in the fifth and then drove home two in the seventh for a walk off win. Carman-Ainsworth was at the Mt. Morris […]

In brief

C-A football fundraiser FLINT TWP. — The community is asked to come out to support the Carman- Ainsworth football program by dining at Buffalo Wild Wings, 3192 S. Linden Road, on May 22 from 5-9pm where 15% of all proceeds will go toward the football program. To print a ticket, go online to bit.ly/2qXKbzk or www.carmanainsworthhappenings.com/wp-content/ uploads/2017/05/Carman-Ainsworth- Football-5-22-17.pdf — R.S. […]

Saginaw Valley League makes yet another tweak

GRAND BLANC – The Saginaw Valley League has undergone a complete makeover in the last several years and the changes continue to come. After Grand Blanc was voted out of the Kensington Lakes Activities Association due to their high enrollment and geographical inconvenience, the Bobcats applied to the SVL, and on Monday, May 8, the league approved their entry. “The […]

Social media can be a hazard

A new study by the American Psychological Association says constantly checking your email, Facebook and Twitter can be hazardous to your mental health. As my back home pal Moon Dimple would probably say, “Well, duh. Next they’ll tell us eating lard straight from the can is bad for you, too.” It’s true that experts are always studying things that don’t […]



Jeep brand vehicles were represented in the 23rd annual “Mudfest” competition hosted by the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA), with the all-new 2017 Jeep Compass and the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk winning in their respective categories. “The Jeep Compass and Grand Cherokee Trailhawk faced tough competition at the Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year Competition, but took the […]

Watchful neighbor helps cops catch burglars

FLINT TWP. — Two home invaders are in custody thanks to the quick action of an alert neighbor. Police responded around 2:15 p.m. on May 15, to a call from a resident who saw two strange men kick in the back door of a neighbor’s house, said Police Chief George Sippert in a report to the township board. The neighbor […]

Track state qualifiers

Saturaday, May 20, 2017 3:07 p.m. — SAGINAW– The Cavaliers competed in the Div. 1 regional at Saginaw Heritage on Friday. State qualifiers are as follows:  Marshall Brooks placed second in the 200, Arron Williams placed second in the long jump, Wyatt Pangerl was second in the pole vault. Carman-Ainsworth also placed second in the 400 relay with Williams, Brooks, Trent […]

Errant driver turns self in

On Tuesday, May 16, at approximately 1:11 a.m., the Flint Township Police Department, responded to 4044 Corunna Rd. (Device Doctors) for a commercial alarm. Upon arrival, officers discovered that the south wall of the business had extensive damage as it was immediately apparent that a vehicle had driven into the business. The vehicle was gone upon arrival. Upon reviewing surveillance […]

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