Drain Commissioner updates locals on KWA pipeline progress

GRAND BLANC TWP. — This fall, with hardly an indication it’s happening, residents will be getting their water from the KWA, or Karegnondi Water Authority, but the change shouldn’t be noticeable according to Genesee County Drain Commissioner Jeff Wright, who recently spoke at the Grand Blanc Community Homeowners Forum. Besides answering residents drain related questions, Wright explained he believed the […]

Baseball team closes out regular season

FLINT TWP. – The Carman- Ainsworth baseball team capped of its regular season last Thursday with a split against Kearsley. Carman-Ainsworth took the first game 5-1, but dropped the nightcap 6-3. No other stats were reported. Carman-Ainsworth will begin its post-season journey at Swartz Creek on Saturday, where it will play Saginaw Heritage at noon. District Pairings: Div. 1 at […]

WFBA hears about culture in schools during meeting

FLINT TWP. — A statewide teacher shortage, a 13-year early college program for high school students, teen suicide and ways to improve school culture were among school improvement topics covered by Swartz Creek School Superintendent Benjamin Mainka, who was guest speaker at the May meeting of the West Flint Business Association. A teacher shortage is epidemic statewide, getting to a […]

Lady Cavs open postseason on Saturday

SWARTZ CREEK – The Carman- Ainsworth softball team will enter the district playoffs on Saturday with a match up against Saginaw Heritage at Swartz Creek. A win would put the Cavs in the district final to face either Swartz Creek, Saginaw Arthur Hill or Flushing. – B.P.

PEG report from Swartz Creek Schools

FLINT TWP. — In a supplemental fundraising efforts, Swartz Creek schools have created a coffee shop through a partnership with the Coffee Beanery to sell its coffee and cappuccino during school hours, according to a quarterly report to the Flint Township Board, on how the district spends its Public, Educational or Governmental (PEG) funds. Three or four times a year, […]

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Fat Guy Corner

What we have heading into June is the Stanley Cup Finals and the NBA Finals. The Fat Guy correctly predicted both the Stanley Cup and NBA Finals teams, just for the record. I am just warming up for football season, folks. The NBA Finals was so easy that back in October we all knew it would be the Cleveland Cavaliers […]

In brief

Come see the rides FLINT TWP. — A hot air balloon, ambulance and police cars will be among the modes of travel featured at Transportation Day 2017, from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, June 2 at the Carman-Ainsworth The Learning Community 1181 W. Scottwood Avenue. Parking will be at Central Church of the Nazarene 1261 W. Bristol Road. A […]


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Spaghetti dinner fundraiser set for June 7

CLAYTON TOWNSHIP — The Swartz Creek Lions Club will sponsor the 3rd annual Bill and Monte Morgan Memorial Spaghetti Dinner from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, at American Legion Post 294, 3440 Morrish Road. Raffles. Take-out available. Proceeds go to Elms Park renovations, memorial grants for special needs students in Swartz Creek, and the Lions Club. $7 […]

Cavs competing in Div. 1 regional today

METAMORA – The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ golf team is competing in the Div. 1 regional today at Metamora Golf and Country Club and will look to hold off stiff competition that is led by the eighth-ranked Div. 1 school in the state, Traverse City West. Other teams competing include Alpena, Bay City Western, Davison, Flushing, Grand Blanc, Holt, Lansing Sexton, […]