New voting equipment ready

FLINT TWP. – Voters who live in the Flushing School District will be first to use the township’s new voting machines when they go to the polls on November 7 to decide a School Improvement Bond Proposition. The polling place at Our Lady of Lebanon Church on Calkins Road, 4133 Calkins Rd. No other issues are on the November ballot […]

Soccer team will be very young

FLINT TWP. – The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ soccer team graduated 14 out of 21 players off last year’s roster. Goalie Spencer Fiweg, forward Yazeed Abdelhay and defenders Lucas Shoffer and Zack Lloyd were among those who graduated. Returning for Carman-Ainsworth this season will be Ryan Farrar and Keenan Shukairy at midfield, defenders Jacob Yost and Mohamed Farhan and forwards Wallace Hill […]

Flint Township beefing up building security

FLINT TWP. — A recent incident involving bad conduct of a non-township resident at the administration offices has prompted the township board to improve building security. “It has been my goal since I have been here that we ought to increase our security,” said Township Supervisor, referencing the recent incident and the general state of the world. Proposals from Sonitrol […]

2017 Hall of fame class announced

FLINT TWP. – The Carman- Ainsworth Athletic Hall of Fame Committee announces the Class of 2017 inductees. Rob Cummings of Carman High School 1976 Track and Field, Jeff Hamilton of Carman High School 1982 Baseball, Brad Kippe of Ainsworth High School 1986 Hockey, Scott McNeil of Ainsworth High School 1986 Hockey/Baseball, Greg Robertson of Carman High School 1976 Soccer, the […]

Bikes on the Bricks motorcycle ride coming through on Sept. 9

FLINT TWP. — The annual 40-mile Bikes on the Bricks (BOB) police-escorted motorcycle ride is an awesome sight as hundreds of vehicles roar through the township en masse, but blocked off streets does cause inconvenience for motorists and some residents who live along the route. At its August 21 meeting, the township board approved a resolution for the ride. As […]

Cavs blow early lead, lose to Grand Blanc

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth’s football team amassed a huge lead early on, but ultimately lost out during a hard-fought first game of the season with Grand Blanc last week, losing 51-46. The two teams were the marquee game of the inaugural Vehicle City Classic at Atwood Stadium. Carman-Ainsworth started the game out on fire, scoring 25 points in the first […]

Convoy of Hope is coming to Flint

FLINT TWP. — Flint Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Road is among local churches participating in the Convoy of Hope Community Event coming to Flint’s Bassett Park at 10 a.m. on September 16. Convoy of Hope is a faith-based, nonprofit, international, humanitarian-relief organization based in Springfield, Missouri. It partners with local groups and churches at community events […]


CROSS COUNTRY BOYS: The Cavaliers opened their season at the Corunna Earlybird Invitational on Tuesday, finishing seventh out of seven teams in the extralarge school division. Saginaw Heritage was first with 18, Davison second with 62 and Bloomfield Hills third with 83. Flushing was fourth with 96, Swartz Creek fifth with 145, Lapeer sixth with 165 and Carman-Ainsworth had 180. […]

Memorial service planned for avid township beautification leader

FLINT TWP. – Every spring for nearly a decade, beautification advocates have turned out for Join Hands Day, a clean-up, spruce-up group project at Flint Township Park, spearheaded by Dr. Peter Mikelens, who could be counted on to know the names of every plant species and to give direction on what should stay and what needed to go. This year […]


Chevrolet recently announced pricing for the all-new 2018 Traverse starts at $30,875. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price includes the destination charge, but excludes tax, title and additional dealer fees. Redesigned from the ground up, the new Traverse offers best-in-class maximum cargo space and more passenger space than Explorer, Pilot or Highlander. Traverse also offers seating for up to eight with […]