HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN CROWNED — Ja’kavien Lewis and Brejae Gates were crowned Homecoming King and Queen during halftime festivities at the Carman- Ainsworth homecoming football game last weekend. They were chosen in voting by their peers. Ja’kavien is the son of Latoya and James Jenkins. He has been on the Varsity basketball team for 4 years, plays for A.A.U […]

In brief

Used Book and DVD Sale FLINT TWP. — Friends of the Genesee Valley Center Library will hold a used book and DVD sale from 1 to 5 p.m. on October 13 and 14. Purchase great books and DVDs at low prices. –R.S. Get your Pig Roast tickets FLINT TWP. — Tickets for $10 each are on sale for the 6th […]

Township board takes no action on land purchase offer

FLINT TWP. — Despite increasing his purchase offer price to $216,200 from $173,200, local developer Pat Battaglia of Holly, failed to seal a deal with the township board to buy 86.65 acres of vacant land on South Dyewood, which the township acquired for free through tax reversion in 2011. Battaglia first presented a $173,000 purchase offer at the July 10 […]

Volleyball team on 2-game skid

BAY CITY – The Carman- Ainsworth volleyball team lost to Bay City Western 18-25, 22-25, 6-25 on Tuesday. Morgan Sherrer had 11 digs and four aces for the Cavaliers. Katie Speaks had 11 dig, and Diamond Lester had 10 kills. Carman-Ainsworth also lost to Midland Dow 9-25, 12-25, 18-25 last Thursday. Destiny Johnson led the Cavs with a team-high six […]

Street lighting district delayed

FLINT TWP. — A public hearing at the township board meeting Monday night shed very little light on a proposal to formally establish the entire township as a special assessment district for street lighting. Township assessors who were expected to provide answers about the special assessment failed to attend the meeting. The assessment is being proposed to enable the township […]

Lady Cavs close out season at SVL championship

FRANKENMUTH – The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ golf team competed in the Saginaw Valley League’s championship tournament last Wednesday and finished 11th with a 541. Midland Dow was first with a 321, Flint Powers Catholic was second with a 359 and Lapeer was third with a 376. Payton Dixon led the way for the Lady Cavs with a 115. Jamie Arnold followed […]

Township joins Voter Registration Day

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township took part in National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) on September 26. The event was one of approximately 2,000 Voter Registration drives held across the nation that day. “We register voters Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 5:30 pm,” said Clerk Kathy Funk. “It was fun to celebrate the importance of voting with others across […]

Cavs rally to defeat Bay City Central

FLINT TWP. – The Carman- Ainsworth football team fell behind early and had to fight its way back during a 41-31 victory over Bay City Central on Saturday. The game was played on Saturday in conjunction with the homecoming festivities and dance. The powder puff game was played Friday night. The first quarter didn’t see much action as Bay City […]

Consent agenda policy narrowly approved

FLINT TWP. — Township board members consented by a narrow margin to a new consent agenda policy, effective beginning with the October 16 meeting. A consent agenda lists items, usually of a routine nature that require little discussion that are approved or denied in one umbrella action by the board, ,as defined in “A Clerk’s Guide to Governance,’ published by […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Carman-Ainsworth cross country team competed at the Great Flint Championship at the Cummings Center on Saturday, where the Cavalier boys were 19th with 572 out of 22 teams. Corunna was first with 50, Flint Powers second with 82 and Fenton third with 83. Joe Chinkefatt led the Carman- Ainsworth boys, finishing 40th in 18:59.61. Dalero McNeal was […]