Presenting the Class of 2017

Carman-Ainsworth High School held its commencement on Wednesday, May 31, at which 347 young people completed one of life’s major rites of passage. “I Was Here’’ by Beyonce was their Class Song. The Lilium “Stargazer” was their Class Flower and the Class Gift was to the Water Bottle Foundation. Their Class Motto was” Be more concerned with your character than […]

GDL Summer Reading Challenge starts June 10

FLINT – The Genesee District Library (GDL) will kick-off its Summer Reading Challenge on June 10 with the theme Build a Better World. Patrons may visit one of GDL’s 19 branches to pick up their log sheets and sign-up prize. “If kids read during the summer they can avoid the summer slump,” said Katie Badgley, Genesee District Library Children’s Librarian. […]

Board says no to public posting of township bills

FLINT TWP. — In the interest of transparency and accountability, Township Treasurer Lisa Anderson proposed publicly posting monthly township’s bills but the majority of the board disagreed with her. The township board defeated Anderson’s proposal in a fourthree vote with Anderson and Trustees Frank Kasle and Carol Pfaff-Dahl voting in favor and Township Supervisor Karyn Miller, Clerk Kathy Funk and […]

Grand Blanc takes down Creek, wins district title

DAVISON – Grand Blanc capped off a great season last Friday when it took down an undefeated Swartz Creek team for the district title, winning 1-0. The would-be winning goal came early in the second half. Swartz Creek had defeated Carman-Ainsworth 9-1 in last week’s district opener. Destinee Lester had the only goal for the Lady Cavs when she made […]

Name-change survey coming online this month

FLINT TWP. — Following up on its decision last month to commission a name-change survey, the board on Monday heard an explanation on the process Monday from Eric Bowe, a Detroit-based marketing expert who was hired to conduct the research. Bowe proposed a four to eight minute survey to be conducted online around June 19-30. He’s aiming for as many […]

Cavaliers battle in regional golf tourney

METAMORA — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ golf team competed at the Div. 1 regional golf tournament last Thursday at Metamora Golf and Country Club, but were unable to finish within the top three teams to qualify for the state tournament. None of the Cavaliers finished in the top three individual scores to move on to states either. Grand Blanc took the […]

There’s a new fire chief in town

FLINT TWP. — Filling a vacancy after nearly two and a half years, the township has a new fire chief. The township board voted unanimously on Monday to promote Fire Captain Thomas Stadler to the position, based on the recommendation of its Civil Service Commission. Stadler is a 22-year veteran of the fire department, according to a brief biography presented […]

Lady Cavs’ softball season halted by Heritage

SWARTZ CREEK – The Carman- Ainsworth softball team entered Saturday’s district semifinal with confidence, and played some solid ball, but couldn’t get past Saginaw Heritage in a 20-8 loss to their Saginaw Valley League rivals. Jada Black was a huge part of the Cavaliers’ offense, going 4-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI. Makala McDaniels was 3-for-4 while adding a […]

Township represented at I-69 meeting in Washington, D.C.

FLINT TWP. —Tracey Tucker, building director and director of economic enhancement, represented the Township at a Washington DC Fly-In, designed to promote interests along the I-69 freeway which runs from the Canadian border at Port Huron through Texas. The caucus was designed to bring together Senators and Representatives from all eight states that I-69 travels through. I-69 in Michigan is […]

Cavaliers baseball season comes to a close

SWARTZ CREEK – Carman-Ainsworth’s baseball season came to an end on Saturday when it fell to Saginaw Heritage, 11-2, in the district semifinal after drawing a firstround bye. Heritage was on fire on both sides of the game, collecting 14 hits and four home runs while pitcher Brandon Smith went 6-1/3 innings while giving up only two earned runs. For […]

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