Rep. Phelps recognizes airport staff

LANSING — State Rep. Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) honored the staff of the Bishop International Airport’s Department of Public Safety on September 14, by presenting them with a special tribute on the House floor, according to a press release. Phelps presented the tribute to Chief of Public Safety Christopher Miller and Bishop Airport police officer Lt. Jeff Neville, who was stabbed […]

Firebirds pick up Leafs’ prospect Mattinen from London

FLINT – The Flint Firebirds made a splash right before the beginning of the regular season on Tuesday, acquiring Nicolas Mattinen from the London Knights. Mattinen happens to be a current prospect of the Toronto Maple Leafs. London receives a 2018 third-round pick, a 2019 second round pick and a 2020 second round pick. In the event that Mattinen remains […]

Principal changes for C-A Schools

FLINT TWP. – Parents and students of Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools returned this school year to find several new faces in the principal’s office. Most notably, Kevin Summey, longtime middle school principal has move on to a position with Saginaw Public Schools, according to C-A Superintendent Eddie Kindle. “Kevin has served our district for over 20 years and has built outstanding […]

Michigan Trails Week, a great time to discover your next outdoor adventure

GENESEE COUNTY – When it comes to trails, there’s no place like Michigan. With trails that cater to a variety of passions – from biking, hiking and snowmobiling to off-roading, paddling and horseback riding – Michigan has a trail for you. Michigan Trails Week, Sept. 23-30, is the perfect time to hit the trails for the first time or try […]

Fire department hires several new firefighters

FLINT TWP. With his swearing in on Thursday as a full-time firefighter, Mark Rowley Jr. will be following in the footsteps of his father Mark Sr., who served the department for 25 years, including five as assistant chief; and those of his grandfather Don Rowley, who served 33 years, including 12 as chief. “Three generations from one family serving to […]


CROSS COUNTRY BOYS: The Cavaliers ran in the 33rd Annual Chesaning Invite last Thursday, finishing 16th with 404 points out of 18 teams. Ann Arbor Huron was first with 34, Pewamo-Westphalia was second with 88 and Mason was third with 102. Joe Chinkeefatt led the Carman-Ainsworth boys, finishing 22nd in 18:23.26. Dalero McNeal was 85th in 20:54.74. Andre Williams was […]

In brief

Meeting location changed FLINT TWP. – The monthly meeting of the West Flint Business Association has moved to a new location. The group will meet from noon to 1:15 p.m. today, Sept. 21 at Ruggeros, 5311 Corunna Road Chris Flores, Vice President of Business Development for Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center, will be the guest speaker. He will talk about the […]

Baseball playoffs heating up

Fat Guy Corner

The major league baseball season is winding down and October playoff baseball is creeping up fast. Let’s look at who the playoff teams are and some contenders trying to get in. The American League has two division winners in Cleveland and Houston. The Boston Red Sox are up three games on the New York Yankees. I like the Red Sox […]

Gov. Snyder concludes investment mission

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder wrapped up his nine-day investment mission to Japan and Germany last week – a 16,000-plus mile journey that took him to meetings with business and government leaders. Focused on foreign investment in Michigan, Snyder said he worked deepening and strengthening significant relationships with businesses bringing investments, expanded facilities and jobs to Michigan. On the final […]

Volleyball team second at Clio Tournament

SAGINAW — The Carman- Ainsworth volleyball team lost to Saginaw Heritage 23-25, 18-25, 20-25 Tuesday night. The Cavaliers were led by Morgan Sherrer, who had 20 digs. Emily Carroll had six digs and five kills and Mary Dollinger had 10 digs and seven assists. Last Saturday, the Cavaliers went 2-4-1 at the Clio Tournament. In pool play, Carman-Ainsworth lost to […]