Local police, fire depts. compete in rib-off for Hurley benefit

The Michigan State Police Department partnered with Texas Roadhouse Saturday for an event combining good food with a good cause: a rib-eating contest to benefit the Children’s Chemo Clinic at Hurley between local police and fire departments. Two different competitions took place – one at noon and the other at 3 p.m. – and the fire department were crowned victors […]

Carman-Ainsworth victorious in first league matches

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth girls’ volley continued its win streak with a victory over Flint on Tuesday evening. The Cavaliers won all three games, 25-8, 25-16, 25-13. Diamond Lester again was a major factor with 10 aces, five kills and two blocks. Aniya Harmon had 11 assists and three kills. Mary Dollinger also had 11 assists. Hannah Thurston and […]

Two township fire stations named for former chiefs

FLINT TWP. — Soon township fire stations on Reuben Street and Flushing Road will have different names than just fire station No. 1 and No. 2, respectively. With the blessing of current Fire Chief Tom Stadler and approval by most of the township board, the stations will be officially named in honor of two former fire chiefs. Station One at […]

Cavaliers shut out Bay City Central

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ soccer team notched a win Monday night after defeating Bay City Central 3-0. The score was 0-0 until the second half when Carman-Ainsworth finally picked up the pace to find the net three times. Eli Young found the back of the net first with a helper from Keenan Shukairy. Zain Shukairy then rippled the […]

Twp. board supports Valley Trail extension

FLINT TWP. — A resolution approved by the township board agrees to help pay a portion of local matching funds to extend the non-motorized Genesee Valley Trail to the Swartz Creek city limits. By approving a Resolution to Support Trail Construction and Maintenance, the board agreed to pay a 20 percent share of about $95,000 in local matching funds for […]

Cavs unable to keep up with Davison

DAVISON – The Carman-Ainsworth football team found itself facing an overwhelming opponent in Davison last week, losing on the road 50-13. Davison struck first to lead 7-0 after a 55-yard run from its quarterback Cannon Hall, but Carman-Ainsworth responded after Dustin Fletcher connected with De’Shawn Gibson for a 52-yard touchdown pass to even the score. From then on, it was […]

Senior Center getting much-needed new van

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth Senior Citizens Center will soon have a new set of wheels. In a unanimous decision, the Flint Township Board of Trustees agreed to match a $15,000 grant the center has received through the Community Foundation of Greater Flint through the Peter D. and Nancy P. Kleinpell Family fund. An amendment of the township’s general […]


Sept. 16 Steel Plate Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. $5 members, $10 nonmembers. First sign up at 9 a.m., last sign up ends at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 17 Trapping seminar at the Marlette Sportman’s Association at 4 p.m. for anyone interested in trapping. Topics such as coyote, fox, coon, mink and muskrat trapping, along with cable restraints, will be […]

Genesee Valley Center, Food Bank call for entries: Teams needed for ‘Canstruction’

FLINT TOWNSHIP – This fall, Genesee Valley Center is hosting a new event to benefit the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. A unique design and build competition, and charity art exhibition, “Canstruction” will help raise awareness about hunger in our communities, and bring in thousands of cans of food which will be donated to the Food Bank for those in […]


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